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Obstetrics & Gynecology Prenatal Care — Your Trimester Breakdown Having a healthy pregnancy is one of the best ways to promote a healthy birth. Getting early and regular prenatal care, with the goal of promoting your own maternal health and monitoring your growing baby, improves the chances of a healthy and full-term pregnancy. Read on for a breakdown of what to expect during your first, second and third trimesters. Obstetrics & Gynecology Hospital Bag Checklist As your due date approaches, it is time to start thinking about your hospital bag. Not sure where to start? An obstetrician at The Iowa Clinic gives tips on what to include in your bag for the big day. Obstetrics & Gynecology Ask an OB/GYN: Prenatal Vitamins How much do you know about prenatal vitamins? Obstetrician Amy McEntaffer, MD answers your questions on all things prenatal vitamins. Obstetrics & Gynecology Nonstress Tests During Pregnancy As you near the end of your pregnancy, your provider will want to check baby's health. Dr. Therese Tran shares what to expect during your nonstress test, and why they are so important. Obstetrics & Gynecology Sciatic Nerve Pain During Pregnancy The sciatic nerve runs behind your uterus to your legs. As you go through your pregnancy journey, you may experience periodic pain. Fortunately, there are ways to treat it. Obstetrics & Gynecology Your Guide to the Third Trimester of Pregnancy The third trimester, weeks 28 to 40, is an exciting time. You are weeks away from meeting your baby, and the anticipation begins to set in! Dr. Therese Tran, OB/GYN at The Iowa Clinic, explains what happens, what third trimester feels like, and how to prepare for the big day. Obstetrics & Gynecology Hydration During Pregnancy – Keeping You and Your Baby Safe Meeting your fluid needs during pregnancy is important. Dr. Therese Tran, OB/GYN at The Iowa Clinic shares the benefits of staying hydrated, risks of dehydration, and how to stay motivated to get in that H2O. Obstetrics & Gynecology Am I Pregnant? 7 Early Signs You're Having a Baby The signs of pregnancy can show up before the pregnancy test says “yes.” Watch for these symptoms to see if it's time to visit your OB/GYN. Obstetrics & Gynecology 7 Questions New Moms Have About Breastfeeding for the First Time Babies come with a lot of questions — starting with how to feed them. Get answers to the most common queries mothers have about nursing their newborns. Obstetrics & Gynecology Stop The Leaks: One Conversation Can Bring an End to Incontinence Bladder control issues can be difficult to discuss with your doctor. But female incontinence is a common condition with many successful treatments. Obstetrics & Gynecology Life After Menopause: How to Live With the Effects of Low Estrogen Hot flashes. Night sweats. Mood swings. None of these things should stop you from living the high life after you hit menopause.
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