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Have you been trying to get pregnant with no success? Fertility testing is likely your next step. You can do some ovulation tracking and fertility testing at home, but obstetricians perform the most effective testing and diagnosis. West Des Moines OBGYN Associates recommends preconception care for anyone trying to start a family. However, if you […]
At one time, cervical cancer was one of the most common causes of cancer death for women in the U.S. In 2023, the American Cancer Society predicts that nearly 14,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and over 4,000 will die from the cancer. January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and that comes with […]
One potential source of pain, heavy periods, and even infertility or miscarriage could be the presence of uterine fibroids. These benign growths can be attached to the cavity, muscule or outside of the uterus. Sometimes, they can interfere with fertility or be the source of miscarriage. As such, it’s important to know a little bit […]
Understanding your time of the month will come in handy when you are trying to conceive, or not conceive. Trying to keep up with your flow in your mind may pose a challenge. That is where today’s technology steps in. Today, technology has made cycle tracking apps you can access right off your phone to […]
Whether you are going to the OBGYN for the first time, or have been going for many years, it can be uncomfortable to share private information about your body with your gynecologist. Like you, we are women too, so we have been in your shoes. We have put together a guide of five things you […]