Read Allie's Advice for Sleeping Like A Pro


The importance of getting enough sleep cannot be emphasized enough. However, how do you really know how much sleep you need?  Clinic Sofia Physician Assistant Allie Nowak recently wrote an article for Patch about sleep, sharing an exercise to determine how much sleep you need and discussing some ways to get better, quality sleep. You can read the article here.

MonaLisa Touch® Laser Treatment Now Available at Clinic Sofia


Have you heard the news that Clinic Sofia now offers a new laser treatment to help women suffering from symptoms such as vaginal dryness, pain with intercourse due to vaginal atrophy or mild urinary leakage?  The MonaLisa Touch®laser treatment, is a non-surgical option to help women achieve optimal vaginal health. The minimally invasive treatment helps reduce vaginal dryness or pain without prescriptions for expensive creams, surgery or extensive downtime. “At Clinic Sofia, we are always looking at new technologies and treatments to better the lives of our patients,” said Dr. Deb Krahl with Clinic Sofia. “Many of our patients have talked to us about issues that linger long past childbirth and menopause, such as burning, dryness, leaking and pain so we are pleased to have this innovative option to offer them.” For more information, please read this article.

Clinic Sofia to Host TeamWomen Event on May 24th


Please join us for a special event, “Be Your Best Self," on May 24th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Minikahda Club. Clinic Sofia is partnering with TeamWomen to host an informative panel discussion which will cover common health concerns that women face today, from nutrition, time management, depression and stress management to planning for pregnancy, dealing with infertility and more! Come and join the discussion, which will include several members of the Clinic Sofia staff. Get more information or register here.

Dr. Stevens Answers Questions about Pregnancy and Exercise


Dr. Erin Stevens recently wrote about the role of exercise during pregnancy and answered some of the common questions she hears from expectant mothers. For instance, is exercise during pregnancy recommended, is it safe, is there activity to be avoided?  Dr. Stevens breaks down all the information to help women stay active (and safe!) during pregnancy. You can read the complete article here.

Dr. Krahl Writes about the Importance of Annual Exams


Dr. Deb Krahl provides some helpful insight about why women of all ages should see their doctor once a year in her recent column for She also shares tips to get the most out of your annual visit. You can read the complete article here.

Dr. Block is Retiring


It is with mixed emotions that we share the news that Dr. Donna Block is planning to retire on April 26th. Since founding Clinic Sofia in 2004, Dr. Block has built a unique clinic to meet the needs of many wonderful women throughout the Twin Cities. Thanks to her vision and care, she leaves behind a community of strong, healthy women and a team that is proud to carry on her legacy to empower women with the care, information and tools to be as happy and healthy as they can be. “It has been my honor to care for you at all of the stages of your lives. You have taught me so much about courage, resiliency, forgiveness and happiness,” said Dr. Block. “You have been very clear about the environment in which you received your quality care and we listened. I am incredibly confident in the providers at Clinic Sofia, who all have the knowledge, skill, compassion and desire to care for you and your family members.” If you are a patient of Dr. Block’s, please rest assured that you will be matched with another provider at the clinic. If you have any questions or if there is someone you would like to see, please reach out to us. You can view all of our doctor’s biographies at Lastly, we hope you will join us for a fun, open house celebration to honor Dr. Block. Come say goodbye and wish her well on her retirement. Her patients, colleagues and friends will gather on Thursday, April 26 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Crave Galleria at 3520 W. 70th St. in Edina. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to We’d love to have you join us! P.S. We are collecting photos of babies Dr. Block has delivered over the years to share in a slide show at her party. If you have a photo of your baby (or a recent picture of your child), please send it to

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