Katie Nyberg

I am married to my high school sweetheart, Wes, and we have two energetic elementary aged boys. We love to explore Des Moines, travel around the country, and do anything sports related together! I own my own birth & postpartum doula business, The Iowa Baby Lady, and love serving mothers in our area as they grow, birth, and mother their babies with confidence!
5 Easy Instant Pot Recipes from Des Moines Moms Blog

5 Easy Instant Pot Recipes

I shared about my love for my Instant Pot in a previous post. Since then, I've been asked numerous times about what my favorite recipes are. They aren't anything fancy, but these instant pot...
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Behind the Scenes Look of Being a Postpartum Doula

Last month I shared about being a birth doula. This month I’m sharing what it’s like to be a postpartum doula. While both birth and postpartum doula work focusing on serving the mother, the...
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Behind the Scenes Look of Being a Birth Doula

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see “behind the scenes” of a birth doula? Birth doulas provide emotional, physical, and informational support to mothers and their support people during pregnancy, during...
Des Moines Moms Blog 5 Reasons I Love My Instant Pot

5 Reasons I Love My Instant Pot

My Instant Pot might be the best purchase I've ever made. I recently heard that the Instant Pot is becoming the main appliance for our generation like microwaves were for our parents. BUT FIRST--What is an...
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F and F Clothing for Hy-Vee: Grocery Shopping Meets Fashion + A Giveaway!

I am an Iowa native and have shopped at Hy-Vee for groceries since I was a little girl. I know the stores inside and out, and I have loved watching Hy-Vee stores continually add...
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Our Ankeny “Christmas Light Night” Family Tradition

One of our family’s favorite traditions is something we call "Christmas Light Night." This is one of the few Christmas traditions that doesn’t require any planning on my part and is really fun for everyone....
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A Guide for Kids Using Public Bathrooms Alone

As moms, we tend to worry about what dangers our kids might face each day. One of my biggest daily struggles as a mom is sending my kids--specifically my two boys--into public bathrooms by themselves.  My...
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How to Make the Most of Doctor Visits

It seems like one of the main roles of mothers today is taking kids to doctors visits. Whether it's the pediatrician or the dentist or the chiropractor, we often find ourselves in situations where we are...
Tips for Planning a Couples Getaway (with Photos!) | Des Moines Moms Blog

Tips for Planning a Couples Getaway (with Photos!)

Every year, a group of six (or more) of our friends travel together on a Couples Weekend Getaway. We’ve traveled internationally and to more regional places like Minnesota and Illinois. Here are a few of...
3 Tips for Clothes Shopping with Amazon Prime | Des Moines Moms Blog

3 Tips for Clothes Shopping with Amazon Prime

Last spring I was desperate for a solid, royal blue shirt for a work event. I shopped at all the local boutiques that I love and then checked out the mall. I was really hoping...