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Secondary Infertility Is A Thing

Secondary Infertility Is A Thing

Something that not many women talk about, but plenty experience, is secondary infertility.  This occurs when a couple has successfully had at least one child and then faces difficulty conceiving again.  “It’s really a fairly common experience for couples to be trying...

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Zika Virus and Pregnant Women

Zika Virus and Pregnant Women

If you're pregnant and have travel plans out of the country coming up, it may be worth considering postponing the trip depending on where you're going.  "I've been getting calls from worried patients about the Zika virus that has been making headlines," says Dr. Elina...

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Pregnancy can be overwhelming for women, especially for first time moms.  A baby shower is a great way to help the mom-to-be feel more prepared to welcome her little one home - and the love and support from guests goes a long way!  We've asked staff and nurses around...

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Network Health Insurance Update

We've been receiving phone calls from concerned patients wondering how much longer they can still see our providers since ThedaCare announced they are dropping Network Health insurance as a carrier.  That opened the door for a great conversation about what makes us...

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4 Breastfeeding Pitfalls

4 Breastfeeding Pitfalls

“Breastfeeding is touted as a “natural experience,” but there is quite often a learning curve for mom and baby,” says Registered Nurse and Certified Lactation Counselor, Molly O’Neill.  “And once you both have things figured out, it is still a lot of work. ...

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7 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

7 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

“Without a doubt, pregnancy takes a toll on your mind and body,” says Dr. James O’Leary.  “Preparing for pregnancy and taking steps during your pregnancy to help ease the journey is something I always recommend to patients.  Below are seven tips to help set you up for...

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Message Board Highlights Dr. Honkamp’s Care

Message Board Highlights Dr. Honkamp’s Care

There have been big changes taking place in the ThedaCare systems, and one personal touch you may have noticed is the message boards at each campus.  The boards each share a patient story and have been a hit among the staff and public alike.  The board below can be...

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Voted Best OB/GYN In The Fox Valley

Voted Best OB/GYN In The Fox Valley

We are thrilled to share that we've been voted Best of the Valley for the OB/GYN category for the 7th year in a row!  "I think this achievement really reflects the wonderful relationship we have with our community," says Elina Pfaffenbach, MD.  "We are the longest...

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