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Patient Testimonials

Stutting Family Amazed at Personalized Care Surrounding Their Daughter’s Birth

When it came to having another child, Kim and Josh Stutting of Oskaloosa were apprehensive due to complications with their two previous pregnancies.

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New Sharon Ties Brings Family to Dr. Everett’s Care

Mothers want support and understanding when it comes to caring for their children and that’s exactly what Angel Davis of New Sharon has found in Family Practice and Obstetrics Physician Case Everett, MD.

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Making the Switch to MHP was Perfect Choice For Stice Family

When Sarah and John Stice of Ottumwa found out they were pregnant with their first child, the obvious choice for obstetrical care was local. “We originally began our care in Ottumwa, but I was turned off at my first appointment,” Sarah explained. “The doctor doesn’t see you right away and I decided I wanted to go elsewhere, so I called MHP.”

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Having a Baby at MHP was all about Family for the Bellingers

Bryon and Christy Bellinger are the proud parents of 11-year-old Terryk, and recently welcomed George Ivan, born July 5, 2016. They wouldn’t have dreamed of having him anywhere but their home community.

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Janean Wedeking's Family Gets a Little Bigger with MHP

Janean and Derek Wedeking know the value of family, both personally and professionally.

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Johnstons Continue Family Tradition at MHP

“Children are a gift who can complement your life and come along for the ride,” a parenting philosophy that Katie and Jesse Johnston live by. 

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First Baby of 2016

Adam Patrick Peterson was born at 3:16 pm on Jan. 3, 2016, making him Mahaska Health Partnership’s 2016 New Year’s Baby.

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Massage Therapy Helps Molly Pregon Overcome Baby Blues

Childbirth is an exciting time full of changes, emotions and feelings. For some moms, these changes can be difficult. Molly Pregon, an art teacher for Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont schools, was no exception.

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Kelsey Nevins of Drakesville Valued Birth Experience at MHP

Kelsey Nevins of Drakesville delivered her first child, Ethan, now age 2, at a hospital in the area. When she and her husband, Matt, found out they were expecting a second child, she started with a different doctor until she was approximately 12 weeks pregnant.

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Van Wyks Appreciate Personalized Birthing Experience

For Katy and Austin Van Wyk of Oskaloosa, the news of their first pregnancy was nothing short of exciting. The choice of where to go for pregnancy care was automatic; based on past experience and convenience. 

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New 3D Ultrasound at MHP Gives Parents High Definition Pictures of Baby

Allison and Joel Stout of Oskaloosa were in awe of their baby when they saw the little one up close and personal at their 21-week ultrasound.

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Wonderful Care is Worth the Drive for First Time Parents Lydia and Brett Mihalovich

For some, choosing the place to deliver your baby can be a daunting task. For Lydia and Brett Mihalovich of Cincinnati, Iowa, the choice was easy.

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Danette Meyer Appreciates Continuity of Care in Birthing Center

Danette Meyer of Sigourney works full time, is a wife and mom of four. She knows what she needs and wants in a healthcare experience. For her fifth pregnancy, she decided she wanted care closer to home.

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Jes Morrison Impressed with OB/GYN Dr. Jeffrey Fowler's Care

For her second pregnancy, Jes Morrison knew she wanted to deliver at MHP again. After visiting with a friend, she chose OB/GYN Dr. Jeffrey Fowler to be her delivering physician. He joined the health system in July 2012.

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New Life at MHP's Birthing Center

When Jennifer and Mike Comfort discovered they were having their first child, they knew it would be an exciting adjustment. What they didn’t know was how pleasant their experience at Mahaska Health Partnership would be for their new family.

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