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Why Women Shouldn’t Eat for Two During Pregnancy

Many pregnant women use the excuse “I’m eating for two” as a reason to give in to cravings and the temptation to overeat. But experts warn that such behavior during this crucial period can increase the risk of the baby developing health problems. Babies born to women who gain too much weight during pregnancy were

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which helps explain why everyone from football players to group walkers are decked out in pink. If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, if a friend or family member has been diagnosed, or if you just want to know more about it, there are many resources on the

Tobacco-Free for Baby and Me

A free program for expectant moms through Cheyenne Regional Medical Center If you are pregnant and you use tobacco products, Tobacco-Free for Baby and Me can help you quit to improve your health and the health of your baby. You may sign up any time during your pregnancy and continue for up to one year

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If you didn’t see the post on our Facebook page, the staff at the Cheyenne Women’s Clinic accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! You can view it on our page. As of August 27, the ALS association has received $94.3 million in donations compared to $2.7 million during the same period last year. What do

How Childbirth Has Changed Over the Years

The physical act of childbirth hasn’t changed much, if at all, in the last century or two, but how society deals with the process has. What was having a baby like a hundred or so years ago? Let’s find out: Preparing for Childbirth: One hundred years ago, many women were still giving birth at home.

Exercising After Having a Baby

Benefits of Exercising After Having a Baby Many women who are fit and active before becoming pregnant find themselves with an unrecognizable post-pregnancy body. Abdominal muscles stretch and lose their tone during pregnancy, and other muscles become lax as well if they haven’t been used over the course of several months. Daily exercise after having

Saying Thanks during National Nurses Week

May 6 is National Nurses Day, celebrated annually to raise awareness of the valuable role nurses play in healthcare and in our society in general. It also kicks off National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. If one of the nurses at Cheyenne Women’s Clinic or anyplace else has

BRCA Gene Testing

  NBC News reported that a new study published in the journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that women with certain mutations of the BRCA1 gene can cut their risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer by as much as 80 percent if they have their ovaries removed by age 35. According to the National Cancer

Study Links Secondhand Smoke to Higher Rate of Miscarriages, Stillbirths

A new study released by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY and described in a story on www.foxnews.com found that the risks to unborn babies from secondhand smoke were almost as high as those from the mothers smoking themselves. Some of the results of the study showed that for women who were exposed

How Many Calories Are You Burning?

After we posted the (perhaps depressing) article on empty calories in foods, we wanted to show how you can redeem yourself after eating high calorie foods. Below is a table of activities and the number of calories burned per hour participating in them for people in four different weight classes. While you probably won’t participate

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    Alzheimer's: A Women's Health Issue
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    Two-thirds of the 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease are female. A woman at age 60 is twice as likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's as with breast cancer. Scientists don't fully understand why this most common form of dementia str...
  • Research suggests that being open about pregnancy at work could be better for your career than covering it up.


    Why you shouldn't keep your pregnancy secret at work
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    NEW YORK — The workplace is not always a friendly place for pregnant women. Yet working women inclined to conceal a pregnancy from prying coworkers may be better off opening up and carrying on, according to a new study. In a paper that appeared in the spring issue of The Academy of Management Journa…

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