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Family Nurse Practitioner Jen Scott, ARNP-C, treats patients of all ages and has a special interest in cardiac care. 

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Oh my Heart!

With a new little one, the tests, forms and information are abundant. Family Practice with Obstetrics Physician Dr. Shawn Richmond knows this all too well! One test that all of his little patients receive is a pulse oximetry to measure the amount of oxygen in the blood. Sounds big but it’s actually quite small. The test uses little sticky monitors (think of a band-aid), that are applied to a baby’s foot and hand. Don’t worry, this test is totally painless, but provides insight on their health, often before any signs and symptoms could be noticed. Pretty neat huh?

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Published Feb 23, 2017

Shake Those Hips!

When it comes to your body, aches and pains can really throw you for a loop! One common complaint is hip, knee and shoulder pain, at least in MHP Orthopaedic Surgeon Sreedhar Somisetty, MD’s, office! Some may think replacing those joints will fix all; however, Dr. Somisetty likes to remind patients that it’s not a race to the finish line and taking baby steps will get you on the road to recovery!

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Published Feb 16, 2017

Deliver Your Baby at MHP

“There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” – Pamela S. Nadav, author

Of all the services we offer at Mahaska Health Partnership, our new Birthing Center brings us the most joy. The birth of a baby is a miracle! It is our goal to make each birth as joyous an experience as possible for mom, dad, and the whole family.

We value family, and, we value you.

Together, this means that we work closely with you to ensure that we understand and respect your personal birth plan, and we welcome your loved ones to share in your miracle. You’ll see our commitment to enhancing your experience in:

  • The design of our spacious private birthing suites (which can accommodate overnight guests and visitors) that feature private bathrooms with whirlpool tubs, refrigerators, and specially designed baby baths.

  • Our prenatal, Lamaze, and breastfeeding classes.

  • The latest technology we use to assist doctors through the labor process.

  • The free 30-minute massage gift certificate for moms to use during or after their stay.

  • The Celebration Dinner for you and your partner or guest before you leave.

  • And in every other interaction we have, from your positive test to your delivery.

We’re here to support you, your baby, and your family with our care and expertise, so the birth of your baby will be a moment you can enjoy and cherish!

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions. We would love to hear from you!

641.672.3170