Uniquely You - Spring 2013
A new report from the University of Iowa College of Public Health indicates breast cancer survival rates are up in Iowa.
At 23 weeks into her pregnancy, Alicia Ames came to UI Hospitals and Clinics where she stayed until baby Noelle was born 11 weeks later. Here’s an amazing story of a mom and her baby girl who both overcame tremendous odds.
For couples having difficulty with conceiving, life can be stressful enough even before they consider the expenses involved. The UI Center for Advanced Reproductive Care now offers the IOWarranty program to financially assist patients without IVF insurance.
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. This year’s stroke focus is on recognizing the signs of stroke in others, including some stroke symptoms that are more common in women.
For many women, the joy of childbirth can give way to what is described as “the Baby Blues.” The Baby Blues can be a sign of post-partum depression. Fortunately, there are several effective ways to treat PPD. Dr. Robin Kopelman discusses post-partum depression in this podcast.
Pregnancy is a life event—one filled with excitement and anticipation, as well as the unknown. During this special time in their life, women rely on their care providers to guide them through their pregnancy. Learn about Centering Pregnancy—a unique model of prenatal care in groups. Don't miss the video!
Watch Dr. Steines-Wagemester's 82-second video to see why she’s a favorite with her patients.
University of Iowa Women’s Health is now on Facebook! Each day, we’re posting news, tips, recipes, insights, and encouragement to get healthy and stay healthy!
At any given time, University of Iowa Health Care researchers are working on hundreds of projects involving human subjects. These range from simple population studies in which you answer questions to clinical trials of advanced pharmaceuticals and medical devices. You can see what research is currently underway by visiting our Clinical Trials website.