Patient Stories for Pregnancy Care

Amber grateful for 'incredible journeys' before and after motherhood

Amber Bowers had two incredible pregnancy journeys thanks to care from Rachel Maassen, MD at University of Iowa Health Care.

Collaborative care during high-risk pregnancy

Angie Poulsen and her family
Placenta accreta is a life-threatening condition where the placenta attaches too deep in the uterine wall. Most of the time, a hysterectomy is the only way to stop the hemorrhaging since the placenta does not want to pull away from the uterus. The physicians would not know how bad a placenta accreta was until they were performing the C-section.

UI Health Care combines 'one-on-one connection' and 'skill'

Rachel Asbury's pregnancy care and the pediatric follow-up at UI Health Care was just what she was looking for.

Betsy grateful for pregnancy care she received

After two miscarriages, Betsy Brown learned she was pregnant in May 2016. A family member recommended UI Health Care because she had always been impressed by how her care team worked together to ensure the best possible outcome.

‘Most caring people I’ve been around’ comforted mom far from home

“I also cannot say enough about the medical care I received. On nights when I was alone and scared of what was happening, the staff was there.”