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Women's Health Services

Wherever you are in your world, you're the center of ours. The OB/GYN providers at UnityPoint Health - Grinnell specialize in women's medical care and offer a wide range of services for girls and women of all ages, including gynecology, reproductive health, obstetrics and more! Our OB/GYNs partner with you and your primary care provider to optimize your health and well-being at every age. 

You don't need a doctor's referral to see our Women's Health specialists. Call us at (641) 236-2905 to schedule an appointment. 

Areas of Expertise

Whether you are starting a family, have a child approaching puberty or are struggling with menopause, we can help! Call (641) 236-2905 to schedule an appointment. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:

  • Adolescent Gynecology
  • Contraception Including Tubal Ligation
  • Preparing for Pregnancy
  • Fertility Evaluation
  • Recurrent Miscarriages
  • Well Woman Exam/Annual Physical 
  • PAP Smears
  • Menstrual Conditions
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Vulvar Conditions
  • Pelvic Prolapse
  • Incontinence (loss of bladder control)
  • Menopause
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How often should I get a PAP smear?

    According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) women age 21 to 29 should have a PAP smear every 3 years. Even though a PAP smear isn't recommended every year, an annual physical/annual well woman exam is. Annual physicals are a great time for you and your OB/GYN to discuss various concerns and life changes that you have encountered including abnormal bleeding, contraception options or family planning.

    Call (641) 236-2905 to schedule your annual physical today.

    My daughter has questions about her changing body, what should I do?

    Puberty can be hard to navigate at times and we are here for you. If you feel uncomfortable talking with your pre-teen about puberty or the changes that may occur physically and emotionally, please call (641) 236-2905 to set up a time with our skilled gynecologists at the UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic.

    My partner and I have been trying to conceive and have questions. What should I do?

    Having a child is an exciting time in your life that can come with many questions. 

    Call (641) 236-2905 to set-up an appointment with Dr. Zaret and discuss any questions or concerns you may have.

    Additional Resources

    Maternity

  • Lactation Services - We have two Certified Lactation Counselors who can assist with latching, provide tips for milk production and provide support through your journey.
  • Parenting Classes - We are excited to offer in-person and virtual classes to assist you throughout your journey. 
  • Postpartum Depression - Women go through a lot of emotional, physical and hormonal changes when having a baby. The most common postpartum mood disorder is Postpartum Depression (PPD). About 1 out of 5 mothers get postpartum depression. You are not alone and you are not to blame. Learn more about potential symptoms and how you can get help. 
  • Primary Care

    We are committed to providing patients with quick, convenient access to quality primary care services for you and your family. Our primary care providers are ready to care for you and your growing family.