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Our Baby Garden Journey

Our Baby Garden Journey

Told by Louis John’s and Leonard James’ mommy, Olivia Koepke It all started when I was 20 weeks pregnant with fraternal twin boys. We had our 20-week anatomy scan and learned Baby A was measuring a few days ahead of Baby B, while this was something worth watching, we...

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Getting The Flu Shot While Pregnant

Protecting Yourself And Your Baby From The Flu One of the biggest questions we get from expectant mothers during flu season is how to best protect themselves and their baby from the flu.  “The physicians at Women's Health Specialists follow the CDC’s recommendations...

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Having A Successful Pregnancy Over Age 35

Having A Successful Pregnancy Over Age 35

Women have been cautioned for years about their biological clock and the risks of pregnancy past age 35.  While women do need to be aware of certain factors, the fertility door by no means closes at age 35.  As shared in the article Getting Pregnant Past Age 35 -...

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HELLP Syndrome Diagnosis Leads To Premature Birth

HELLP Syndrome Diagnosis Leads To Premature Birth

“It all started when I had blood in my urine as I was approaching the 32 week mark with my daughter,” remembers Maria.  “So I called Women’s Health Specialists and Dr. O’Leary had me come into ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Neenah to have an ultrasound to help...

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Twins At 25 Weeks

Twins At 25 Weeks

“When we knew the twins were going to be born, all I could think about were the numerous complications that could occur, if they survived, which wasn't even a sure thing,” shared Dr. Amy Schmidt of Women’s Health Specialists when she learned her premature twins were...

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Going Into Labor At 35 Weeks Pregnant

Going Into Labor At 35 Weeks Pregnant

The March of Dimes organization defines premature as "preterm labor is labor that starts too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy."  With November being Prematurity Awareness Month, we thought it would be helpful to share patient stories of their premature birth...

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