Not sure if you or your child needs a primary care sports medicine physician? MercyOne Des Moines shares what you need to know and how you can benefit.
I will never forget the scream, or the look on my sister’s face, or the sight of my 4-year-old daughter lying still on the deck with a window screen close by. I will never forget the ambulance ride to...
We've compiled a list of Des Moines fitness facilities that offer virtual workouts online so you can get your sweat on! 
During this extreme time of uncertainty and unchartered territory, I’m sure I’m not the only one whose overall worry and anxiety about the state of our country has increased. As moms especially, it's easy to focus all our energy...
Imagine shaving your legs, enjoying a nice hot shower, doing your hair and makeup, and getting ready in PEACE. No interruption or anxiety that your baby (or in my case, babies) will wake or need you. At 6 months postpartum,...
The media has been saturated with a lot of coverage on coronavirus lately specifically COVID 19. Even if you have done your best to shield your child from the news it is likely they have heard about COVID 19...
It’s impossible to watch the news or check social media and not see or hear something about coronavirus. Here are the facts you need to know about COVID-19 to help keep your family healthy. What it is COVID-19, originally referred to as 2019...
I regularly see a mental health professional.  And I love it. I started about three weeks after our daughter was born. She was our second so I was confident we had all the parenting bases covered. Then she got RSV. Her 2½-year-old...
Pediatric neurology care takes care of brain disorders and conditions that need both immediate attention and ongoing supportive care. The MercyOne Des Moines Pediatric Neurology & Psychiatry Care clinic exclusively serves young patients up to age 21. It is recognized...
I think that we’ve had all of the contagious diseases that are possible in a two-week timeframe. I’d like to say I’m joking, but I’m not. At least my body and family don’t feel like I’m joking! I will...

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Guide to Des Moines Farmers Markets in 2020

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Farmers markets are a summer favorite for many families. The local produce, fresh flowers, Iowa-raised meat, handmade goods and crafts, and fresh baked goods...