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Author Archives: Women's Health Specialists

Ovarian Cysts: 4 Things To Know

Learning you have an ovarian cyst might make you panic in a hurry, but Dr. Ernesto Acosta with Women’s Health Specialists says they’re more common than you might think and not to sound the alarm bells too quickly.  “In most cases ovarian cysts are no cause for immediate concern,” commented Dr. Acosta.  “Four things to […]

Are You At Risk For Preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia can be a scary diagnosis during pregnancy, especially because we don’t exactly what causes it and it affects roughly 5 in 100 women.  “We do know that there are women who have a higher risk of developing it, and a key to preventing preeclampsia is knowing you’re at risk and taking steps beforehand to […]

Patients To Receive Digital Ultrasound Images

We strive to provide the best patient centered care, and our latest step toward doing that is offering our pregnant patients a complimentary USB flash drive with their digital ultrasound images on them.  “We’re really excited to be doing this for our patients,” says Ultrasound Technologist, Sarah.  “It’s a more versatile keepsake for such a special […]

Menopause Symptoms and Management

Menopause:  What To Expect, When It Arrives & How To Cope Similar to getting your period or experiencing pregnancy, menopause is a stage of life where symptoms (when present) can vary greatly for women.  “Something that is consistent among women, is that menopause occurs right around age 51,” says Jeffery Cherney, MD.  “You’ll know when […]

Fox Valley Infertility Solutions

Infertility is something that doesn’t garner a lot of attention, but you’d probably be surprised to learn that it affects one in eight couples.  (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC)  “Couples that come in show a wide variety of emotions, from sadness to frustration to embarrassment – and it’s okay to be feeling those […]

6 Things You Should Know Before Your C-Section

Cesarean sections, commonly known as C-sections, are how nearly 1/3 of babies are born every day in the United States.  They are performed for a variety of reasons, including babies who are positioned the wrong way (such as breech), fetal stress during labor or for women that have had a C-section in the past and […]

Ultrasound Technologists Get Involved

Women’s Health Specialists At Career Fair Having been part of the Fox Valley community for 47 years, we’re happy to show our support and appreciation in various ways.  Recently, two of our Ultrasound Technologists attended a Career Fair at Fox Valley Lutheran High School.  Sherri and Holly spent a few hours answering questions for students considering […]

Twins On Board!

ThedaCare Obstetrics Message Board Features Dr. Honkamp The ThedaCare facilities have been undergoing changes, including the personalized message boards (pictured) that highlight patient experiences.  The board in the Obstetrics wing of ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Appleton shares the story of our patient Andrea and the surprises she encountered along the way.  To rewind a little bit, […]

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