Beaver Dam Women's Health Blog

Can I Safely Lose Weight During Pregnancy?

Can you lose weight during pregnancy? Get our recommendation here.Have you ever wondered if weight loss is safe during pregnancy? Cindy Stippich, MSN, CNM, APNP in Obstetrics and Gynecology answers this question and gives her recommendation for pregnant women who are looking to lose weight.

January 2015

Life after Hysterectomy—a Recovery Road Map

Life after hysterectomy can be great—and totally free from symptoms like heavy periods and severe abdominal pain. If you’re considering a hysterectomy, read this article for a helpful road map to recovery. You’ll learn what you expect during recovery, from the day after, to six weeks post-op, and beyond.

December 2014

How Urogynecology Can Help "Little Accidents"

Have you ever experienced a “little accident” when coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during physical activity? You're not alone. Between 25 and 45 percent of women suffer from urinary incontinence. Ignoring those "little accidents" can take a huge toll on your comfort and quality of life. That's why, during the last 30 years, a new subspecialty of Gynecology has developed to not only address loss of bladder and bowel control, but also prolapse problems and pelvic pain, which can arise from childbirth. This field is called "Urogynecology"—click to read more!


November 2014

Is This Normal? Urogynecology Answers the Age-Old Question

Do you ever ask yourself, "Is this normal?" Many women do, and luckily, there is an answer to this age-old question—and the answer lies in urogynecology. Read this post and you'll not only learn about the up-and-coming subspeciality of gynecology, but about real-world patients that Dr. Ken Ostermann has treated. As Dodge County's only certified urogynecologist, Dr. Ken is definitely qualified to help you find your "normal". 

October 2014

Personalized Irregular Period Treatment Options

Get personalized irregular period treatment options from Beaver Dam Women's Health.

Have irregular, heavy, painful, or absent periods? Listen to Dr. Effie Siomos, M.D., FACOG, as she discusses the many solutions for abnormal periods. Make an appointment with a provider at Beaver Dam Women’s Health, and you’ll receive the answers and advice you need if you suffer from irregular periods.


August 2014

Invest in your Health – 8 Ways You Can Reduce Your Risk of Gynecologic Cancer

Ever wonder if you’re at risk for a type of gynecologic cancer?

Find out what can increase your risk of cancer and the steps you can take to improve your lifelong health. We’ll outline 8 things you can do to reduce your risk and stay healthy for years to come. 

July 2014


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