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Having a Baby Over Age 35

You always intended to have children, but school, career, finances, and all kinds of things always seemed to get in the way. You’re finally ready, but you’re in your mid 30s. Is it too late? Absolutely not. But there are some health concerns related to pregnancies in women older than 35 that you should keep

Four Breast Changes You Might Notice That Aren’t Related to Cancer

Your breasts are made up of glands, fat, and fibrous tissue. Each breast has 15-20 sections called lobes and each lobe has many smaller lobules, which end in tiny glands that produce milk. Breasts respond to changes in the levels of estrogen and progesterone monthly during your menstrual cycle, and also during pregnancy, breastfeeding, and

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

When you don’t want to worry about birth control now, but you want a baby later Long-acting reversible contraception: Lasts for several years Is extremely effective: 20 times more effective that birth control pills, patch, or ring Is easily reversible when you decide you want to have a baby Intrauterine Device (IUD) The IUD is

All About Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition in which your bones become thin, brittle, and weak and become more likely to fracture. It occurs five times more often in women than in men, and most frequently after menopause. One of the roles of the female hormone estrogen is to keep your bones dense and strong. About a year

Dealing with Painful Periods

Do you suffer through pain associated with your menstrual periods? You are not alone – more than half of all women who menstruate report having some pain for at least a day or two each month. Discomfort and pain associated with menstrual periods is called dysmenorrhea, and it makes going through your periods every month

What You Need to Know About Zika Virus

Zika virus is making the news. While there are still questions on the actual risk to unborn babies when the mother contracts the virus, we have put together information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help answer questions. What is Zika virus? Zika virus is a virus spread through mosquito bites. Areas

Four Women’s Health-Related Charities Worthy of Your Donation

For some, the giving time of year is less about offering tangible gifts and more about leaving legacies by donating to a worthy cause. There are a number of wonderful, local charities (there’s a list of some from the Wyoming Nonprofit Network) but if you are looking to make a national or international impact, we’ve pulled

21 Reasons to See a Gynecologist Before You are 21

The teenage years are a perfect time to find the right gynecologist who will be there with you during some pretty important times in your life. If you are getting close to 21 and still haven’t seen a gynecologist, here are 21 reasons that you should. Make an appointment and get to know our doctors so you

Young Women and Breast Cancer

Because the majority of breast cancer cases occur in women over 40, much of the research and public information is targeted to those women. But younger women can get breast cancer, too. According to the Young Survival Coalition: Although more than 95% of women who get breast cancer are over 40, breast cancer is the

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

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