Entries by junogroup

Breast Health

Breast self-exams are an important part of a woman’s health and shouldn’t be taken lightly. “40% of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump,” according to John Hopkins Medical center. All adult women are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month. Breast self-exams can help women know what […]

Q & A: Advanced Maternal Age

Q: What are the risks involved with becoming pregnant after 35? A: After the age of 35 the risk of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, premature birth, C-section, chromosome abnormalities and miscarriage becomes higher. Contact the Juno Group at 417.624.2621 to learn more about which health risks might be of concern for you. Q: What […]

Check Up On Your Health Goals For 2019

As we reach the halfway point in the year it is time to reevaluate our health goals for 2019. It is never too late to start living a healthy lifestyle, so why not start now? The first step is to make appointments with your doctor and dentist. Catch up with any routine screening and immunizations […]

Special: Our Client’s Share How They Told Him

Julie: The grocery store by our house has a few parking spaces reserved for expecting mothers. We ran out of milk one evening, so my husband and I headed to the store. I was sure to grab the keys and jump into the driver’s seat. When we got to the store I pulled into that […]

Q & A: Infertility

Q: What is infertility? A: Infertility is a condition of the reproduction system that interferes with the ability to conceive. It’s typically defined as not being able to get pregnant after having regular unprotected sex for one year. Infertility also includes the inability to carry a pregnancy to term. Q: What are primary causes of […]

Product Highlight: Mirena®

Mirena® is an FDA-approved intrauterine device (IUD) that is recommended for women who had children and are looking for a highly effective birth control method. Mirena® is non-surgical and can be put in placed during a routine office visit by your healthcare provider in only a few minutes. Convenient, reversible and estrogen-free, Mirena® is chosen […]

Omg. Here Comes “the Talk”

At the Juno Group we are frequently asked for advice on how to discuss “the birds and the bees.” We believe it is important to be open and honest with your daughter, it’s ok to tell her that you’re embarrassed about the subject matter too. It might be best to start with an anatomically correct […]

Essure® Procedure

Ready to say your family is complete? Essure® is a surgery-free permanent birth control procedure that works with your body to create a natural barrier to prevent pregnancy. The procedure involves placing soft, flexible inserts into your fallopian tubes. Over a period of about 3 months, a natural barrier forms around the inserts that keep […]

Bio And Highlight Of Labor Of Love

Cheryl A. Fogarty, MD graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1999. She then completed a four-year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. While attending Creighton, she could hear God’s call to serve. While Haiti was long in the back of her mind, the earthquake in July 2010 brought that desire to serve to the […]