Women's Health Blog

Guidelines on Pap Smear Screening

June 2014

Get our most up-to-date guidelines on pap smear screening.

Pap smears are an important part of preventive health for every woman, but many may wonder how often to get one. In this video, Andrea Bushaw, MSN, WHNP, APNP at Beaver Dam Women’s Health explains the most up-to-date recommendation for Pap smears. 


10 Tips for a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy

April 2014

Perhaps you are mentally prepared for your pregnancy but are not sure what you need to do to deliver a happy and healthy baby. What can you eat? How much should you exercise? How much do you need to sleep? These answers, and more, are included in the 10 simple tips below that will help you deliver a bouncing baby.

Certified Nurse-Midwives: Offering More Than Just Labor and Delivery Care

April 2014

Midwives have evolved their services and practices from the days of old. Today, certified nurse-midwives like Cindy Stippich, CNM, MSN, APNP at Beaver Dam Women's Health, provide well-woman care for preteen girls to postmenopausal women. Certified nurse-midwives offer everything that a physician does for patients except for a surgical approach, and typically provide one-on-one care in many areas of women's healthcare, including physical exams, pap smears, breast exams, menstruation and birth control counseling, hormonal care, and care throughout all stages of pregnancy.

Want to Cross "Marathon" Off Your Bucket List? You Can.

January 2014

Why do you want to lose weight? Whether it is to fit into your favorite jeans, to improve your health, or to participate in a marathon, finding the motivation is the easy part—actually losing the weight is the ultimate challenge. With most women attempting an average of 61 diets by the age of 45, it is clear that the methods most choose to lose weight are just not working. That was the case for Renee Westra of Waupun. Click to continue reading about Renee's weight loss journey.

Warning: This is One Weight Loss Secret You May Not Want to Hear

January 2014

In fact, it’s one that many of us already realize but don’t often want to admit to ourselves: The secret to losing weight may not be focusing on weight loss, but rather implementing long-term healthy lifestyle changes. Consider not going “on a diet,” but instead, modifying your lifestyle so that you live a healthy life. A diet will help you lose weight initially, but tends not to be sustainable. A healthy lifestyle will earn you health benefits and weight loss in the short- and long-term.

A Unique Obgyn Clinic for Someone as Unique as You

December 2013

At our obgyn clinic in Beaver Dam, you're not just aother number.At Beaver Dam Women’s Health, we understand that women have many options when it comes to choosing an obgyn clinic.  Whether you’re seeking routine care, experiencing abnormal symptoms, desiring prenatal care, or simply have questions about your health, turn to our team of providers for personal and compassionate women’s health care.


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