The nurses at Women’s Health Specialists are truly special people. Their dedication to patients is remarkable and we couldn’t do our jobs without them. Please join us in wishing our beloved nurse teams a happy nurses’ day, part of National Nurses’ Week!
By Dr. Amy Schmidt, MD Your little girl is growing up! Signs of her age are apparent from simply observing changes that begin to happen before she even gets her first period. Most girls start to menstruate between ages 10 and 15 years old, with an average age of 12. But, changes often […]
It’s not something most women look forward to, but it’s a part of life, menopause. It can cause many different changes in a woman and it’s important to know what is normal and when it’s time to check in with your doctor. Our very own Dr. Pfaffenbach explains what you should be on the lookout […]
By Dr. Julie Meyer, DO After nine months of waiting, you welcomed your beautiful baby into the world, but you aren’t quite feeling as joyful as you imagined. Instead you are tired, tearful and maybe even resentful, which makes you feel a pang of guilt. It is possible that you may be experiencing some […]
It can be hard to know the difference between a urinary tract infection (UTI) and a bladder infection. Many of the symptoms can be similar. To help us better understand the difference between the two, we looked to Dr. Pfaffenbach for her expert opinion on symptoms to watch for and ways to prevent getting one.
Becoming a physician requires many things: determination, attention to detail, a strong work ethic and intelligence, just to name a few. Fortunately, all of our physicians at Women’s Health Specialists have all of these traits, but there are two people we’d like to highlight in honor of Veterans Day who bring a few extra traits […]
Building long-lasting relationships with patients is a top priority for each of the physicians at Women’s Health Specialists, and our doctor-nurse teams play a big role in fulfilling that priority. “One of the best parts of being an OB/GYN physician in the Fox Valley is that we get the opportunity to work with patients from their […]
“Between 24 and 28 weeks of your pregnancy you’ll be tested for gestational diabetes, which is a high blood sugar condition that a woman might develop during pregnancy,” says Dr. Tina Ramsey, an OB/GYN physician with Women’s Health Specialists. “Although, if you’re considered high risk for the condition you may be tested at one of […]
As an OB/GYN practice in the Fox Valley, we focus so heavily on women’s care topics and pregnancies, so with Father’s Day coming up we thought it’d be fun to take a look at the other person who is frequently in the delivery room – the father. “I know exactly how nervous those dads are […]
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