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!
Postpartum pelvic care

Postpartum Pelvic Care

Nearly 25 percent of all women suffer from at least one type of pelvic health disorder including urinary or fecal incontinence during their lifetime. The MercyOne Comfort Health Center for Women specializes in care...
breast health

The Importance of Breast Health and Mammograms

October may be Breast Health Awareness Month, but breast health is something that is important year-round. We talked to Dr. Rachel Preisser, a radiologist at The Iowa Clinic's West Des Moines Campus, about breast health...
Holiday Craft Market

Holiday Markets and Craft Shows 2020

Des Moines Mom is proud to partner with Jester Park Nature Center to bring you the 2020 Holiday Market and Craft Show guide. This year they are hosting a Virtual Makers Market. If you're...
Fall lawn landscaping

Late Fall Lawn & Landscape Tips

Fall in the Midwest is ideal for preparing your lawn and landscape for the winter season. So what can you do now to prepare for next year? Read on to find out! Lawn Care Experts agree,...
Perinatal Mood Anxiety Disorders

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders

Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders including postpartum depression are common.  UnityPoint Health helps us to recognize them and when to get help. What You Won’t Expect When You’re Expecting I became a mom for the first...
Home activities student

Activities for Kids Stuck at Home

Being a parent is exceedingly difficult right now. In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, people are concerned about keeping their families and communities healthy. On top of that, parents are either working...

The Truth About Refinancing … and it Isn’t Scary!

The word “refinance” often feels like it is paired with a negative life experience. Community Choice is here to tell you the truth about refinancing debt is, that it is rarely a scary or...
MercyOne Midwives

MercyOne Des Moines Midwives: Here to Support You

Midwives have been around as long as women have been giving birth. Historically, midwives were in the community to support women to deliver their babies. Their experience and knowledge came from the wisdom that...
downtown des moines farmers market

Don’t Miss the Drive-Through Bite-Size Market

Do you miss heading to the farmers market on the weekend? The Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health — Des Moines  has created the Drive-Through Bite-Size Market, which takes place each Saturday through October...

The Law Shop Has A Cutting Edge Way of Offering Legal Services

Get to know Amy Skogerson and Andrea McGinn the two attorneys who founded The Law Shop and their new way of offering legal services. Amy and Andrea realized a large percentage of the population who...