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Are you and your partner having trouble getting pregnant? You are not alone. Approximately 1 out of 6 couples has difficulty conceiving a baby. When a couple tries without success to get pregnant with their first child for at least 12 months, that is called primary infertility. Secondary infertility is the term used when the […]
If you have heavy periods that cramp your style, you may think you’re unlucky, but there may be a real medical reason for heavy flow, long periods, and painful cramps. The medical term for heavy or long menstrual periods is menorrhagia. Periods that are very heavy can also have further medical effects, such as anemia […]
At West Des Moines OBGYN, we know endometriosis affects every woman differently, so there isn’t a treatment plan that’s guaranteed to work for everyone. Endometriosis occurs in up to 10% of reproductive-age women and 38% of infertile women will be found to have endometriosis. Endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis can […]