Des Moines Mom

Des Moines Mom
Des Moines Mom is passionate about connecting Moms (and others) in Des Moines and central Iowa. We are your go-to source for finding fun activities, family resources, local events, and more!
upgrade your home

4 UNexpected Ways to Upgrade Your Home in a Weekend

Nothing is worse than home upgrades that take weeks upon weeks to complete and leave the house a total disaster. After all, the point of home upgrades is to make things look better, right?...
pregnancy resources

Des Moines Area Pregnancy and Postpartum Resources

ALL the resources needed for a successful pregnancy and postpartum period in the Des Moines area.
birth center

MercyOne’s New Birthing Center

The MercyOne family is growing! When the time comes to bring your new baby into the world, talk to your provider about delivering at MercyOne West Des Moines! Their brand-new birthing center opened December...
life with braces

Life With Braces

You walk out of the orthodontist’s office excited. Braces are on! You did it. Now what? Coming home after getting your braces on can be exciting and scary. There are so many unknowns and...

2020 Des Moines Mom Reader Survey

As we close out 2020 and plan for the future of Des Moines Mom, we want to find out more about you, our readers! Our goal is to bring Des Moines moms the best resources,...
science center safely

Science, Safety and SUE: 5 Ways to Experience SCI

The days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping. Are you looking for fun (and safe) activities to keep the family entertained? If so, the Science Center of Iowa has you covered! SCI is...
adoption services

Adoption Services from The Law Shop

The number of children waiting for families is great. Amy Skogerson and Andrea McGinn love helping families with adoption.   November is National Adoption Month. According to Child Welfare, the purpose of the month is to...
Pediatric Dentist

Des Moines Pediatric Dentist Guide

The Des Moines Pediatric Dentist Guide is here to help you find the best dentist for your child. All local pediatric dentists compiled in one place.
Create best holiday

Creating the Best Holiday in the Craziest Year EVER!

With each passing day, we inch closer and closer to Santa soaring through the sky to deliver goodies to all the good boys and girls across the metro! The holidays can often be a...
child down syndrome

Caring for a Child with Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic condition where a child is born with an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. Although genetic testing is available to provide detection during birth, for many moms, like Dr....