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Baby - Day Old in Hospital

Sanford sees ‘baby boom’ as nationwide birth rates fall

Sanford Health OB/GYNs are pleased with birth numbers here at home
Courtney Collen 8 min read
Dr. Michelle Baack stands next to her research student Eli Louwagie

Aspiring doctor values research experience at Sanford lab

Eli Louwagie's study of heart development earns him national recognition
Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
mom and daughter smile and hug while spending time outside

Girls and puberty: It’s about more than their first period

In fact, talk before her first period and keep talking through life changes
Courtney Collen 7 min read
Dr. Chery Hysjulien, Dr. Lyndsey Harper and Dr. Shelby Terstriep stand together during their efforts on the Rosy app

Cancer & intimacy: Sanford docs add to an app for that

Oncologist and psychologist host video classes on Rosy sexual health resource
Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
A pregnant woman, Michele Sorenson, is held by her husband, Kyle. They appreciate the prenatal video visit option

Prenatal video visit option pleases couple and OB/GYN

Benefits include convenience and a more personal atmosphere
Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
Dr. Johnna Nynas talks with patient Carrie Wilcoxen in an office.

After a move, busy mom found new doctor and ideal solution

Hysterectomy eliminated persistent problem of heavy bleeding and pain
Jane Thaden Lawson 6 min read
A menopausal woman sits in a waiting room looking over her medical records with a nurse.

5 things women should know about menopause

Hot flashes, sure, but fast heartbeat? Learn common symptoms of midlife changes
Kathleen Perkerewicz, MD 4 min read
Woman with stomach ache lying on the sofa.

Effective ways to ease periods for women and teens

Women's health specialist recommends comfort care and hormonal options
Taya Ordahl 8 min read
Three women sit on a blue couch with coffee mugs in their hands. They are smiling and laughing.

Pelvic Floor Clinic: Improving patients’ quality of life

Patients can get urogynecology help with therapy, classes and new habits
Alexa Olson 8 min read
Sanford Health, Jane Thaden Lawson

Being pregnant with twins pushed aside my tendency to plan

It helped to have few expectations when labor, delivery turned out to be erratic
Jane Thaden Lawson 12 min read