By: Dr. Kennedy and Chris Kennedy Becoming a new parent can be an exciting time, but it can also cause a lot of worry. When you find out your partner is pregnant, sometimes it requires big lifestyle changes. While you may not be the one having the baby, there are plenty of ways that you […]
by Dr. Julie Meyer Pregnancy can be an exciting, yet overwhelming time. It is not uncommon for anxiety to accompany pregnancy and often peak in third trimester or after delivery. With anxiety, you may experience feelings such as: nervousness, excessive worrying, irritability or agitation, concentration or relaxation difficulty, shortness of breath, tension and pain, racing […]
By Dr. Cherney While summer is full of fun activities with family, expectant moms should be aware of some activities that are “off limits” or rather should be enjoyed from the sidelines instead. Staying active during pregnancy is important, but every pregnancy is different. Consult your Women’s Health Specialists physician to make sure the summer […]
By Dr. Schmidt As a new mom-to-be, you are probably anxiously awaiting the arrival of your little bundle of joy. As we know, planning for a new baby can be a bit overwhelming. Not to worry, Women’s Health Specialists is here for you as you navigate this new adventure and exciting time in your […]
By Dr. Schmidt Many pregnant women have heard of preeclampsia, but few understand it unless it happens to them. Here at Women’s Health Specialists, we always want our patients to be well-educated and prepared for what may happen during pregnancy. Read on to learn about preeclampsia and what it means for you. What is preeclampsia? […]
By Dr. Pfaffenbach Making sure you and your baby are healthy is our top priority here at Women’s Health Specialists. Here are a few ways to protect both you and baby from infections. Avoid traveling to places known to have insects carrying diseases. In Wisconsin, be sure to wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants outside […]
Staying positive is so important when navigating a high-risk pregnancy. In this video, Tom and Michelle Hardwick talk about how they stayed positive while experiencing a high-risk pregnancy with twin baby girls.
If you are 35 years old or older and are worried about how that might affect your pregnancy, don’t worry, we are here for you! In this video, our very own Dr. Meyer shares what you can expect during pregnancy age 35 and older.
It’s Prematurity Awareness month and earlier this year, Tom and Michelle welcomed twin daughters, delivered by our Dr. Honkamp, two and a half months early. Watch their prematurity story here.
By Dr. Kelly Kennedy Preparing for a cesarean section (C-section) can be a nerve-wracking experience. That’s why, here at Women’s Health Specialists, we make it our goal to make our patients as comfortable as possible throughout the process with what we call a “gentle C-section.” Wondering what a gentle C-section is? A gentle C-section is […]