Diamond Women’s Center, in Edina, MN, provides care for all gynecological problems, including gynecological surgery, endometriosis, menopause, infection problems, pelvic pain, and bladder problems. Our gynecologists & physicians provide treatment of uterine fibroids from hysterectomy to less invasive procedures. We also provide birth control counseling and work with you to provide the best method of […]

Latter Pregnancy

Instructions for the latter part of pregnancy and information about going to the hospital Your baby may come a week or two later than the expected date, without anything “being wrong”, or you may go into labor a week or two early, without harm to either you or the baby. Tub baths may be taken […]


The over-the-counter (OTC) medications listed below are generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. However, it is always best to avoid taking any medication during the first trimester, if at all possible. Also, while these suggested medications are permissible, on an acute or short-term basis, you should inform your doctor of any drug, which you […]


Constipation is characterized by abdominal pain, difficult and infrequent bowel movements and the passage of hard stools. Worry, anxiety, a low level of exercise, and a low-fiber diet are common causes of constipation. In rare instances, constipation is related to intestinal blockages, the excessive use of laxatives, or the use of medications that cause constipation […]

Diarrhea & Vomiting

Diarrhea and/or vomiting may be caused by such things as food allergies, food poisoning, certain medications and some diseases and infections. Intestinal flu is probably the most common cause of vomiting and diarrhea. Other flu symptoms include chills, fever, backache and weakness. We generally do not recommend medications to stop vomiting or diarrhea, as most […]

Trimester Screening

Patient information on screening tests There are several screening options for you to choose from. It can be very overwhelming to decide as to which, if any, is appropriate for you. Most of all, we want you to enjoy your pregnancy and look forward to the best outcome possible. Many people decide against any testing […]

Your Schedule

Your schedule for prenatal care During your pregnancy, you will have many visits with the Medical Doctor (M.D.) and/or NursePractitioner (RN, CNP). You will be seen most often by the primary physician of your choice;however, you may feel it would be beneficial to see each of the physicians in the group atleast once. Because we […]

General Info

General Information For Our Obstetrical Patients 9.Use of chemicals including alcohol, tobacco, cocaine and marijuana is dangerous to the unborn baby. Research at the present time does not provide us with safety levels. Our advice is to avoid all use of these substances.


Instructions for the latter part of pregnancy and information about going to the hospital Information about losing your mucous plug What is the mucous plug? The mucous plug is a collection of cervical mucus that seals the opening of the cervix. It keeps bacteria and infection from entering into the cervix, providing a protective barrier […]


Diamond Women’s Center, in Edina, MN, provides comprehensive prenatal care, delivery and postpartum care. Prenatal care begins in the early first trimester. Prenatal visits allow us to closely monitor the health of you and your baby. Whether your pregnancy is relatively straight forward or high risk, we are able to manage your pregnancy. During your […]