Breastfeeding Protects Against Endometrial Cancer

New Research on the Benefits of Breastfeeding
Some very welcome research has recently been published in Obstetrics & Gynecology indicating that breastfeeding for at least the recommended six months may reduce a woman’s risk of developing endometrial cancer later in life.

Breastfeeding mAy prevent uterine cancer
By analyzing data from prior studies, researchers determined that women who had breastfed their infants were 11 percent less likely to be diagnosed with endometria...

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Signs of Infertility

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Choosing to try to get pregnant can be an exhilarating experience. For some, that excitement may turn to worry if it seems like things are taking too long. Fertility is a complicated thing and nobody can say exactly how long it will take for a couple to conceive: age, lifestyle choices, and certain medical conditions can impact fertility in both men and women.
Approximately 80% of couples will get pregnant within the first six months and 85% will conceive after one year of regular unprotected i...

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A Woman’s Healing Center Launches Team Weight Loss Program

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Introducing Team Weight Loss
Are you looking to lose weight this summer?  Join our Team Weight Loss program offered by Dr. Skorberg, an expert on women's health, including weight loss.

Weight loss is an issue Dr. Skorberg herself dealt with some years ago.  She launched team weight loss to support both women and men and reducing their chances of contracting weight-associated disease, such as cancer, while enjoying a healthier, happier lifestyle. Team weight loss compliments Dr. Skorberg's ...

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Spring Transformation Aesthetics Party

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Join us for an exclusive Aesthetics Party!
Wednesday, June 14th
4:00-6:00 PM
Complimentary Food & Libations + Super Discounts for Attendees Only
Call 970-419-1111 opt. 1 to RSVP
15% off Skinbetter pharmaceutical-grade products
SkinBetter products offer dramatic results without the use of needles to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles.  With lines that help to regenerate, lift, and smooth, SkinBetter products transport skin improving ingredients faster and deeper to where...

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You Had a Baby. Why Don’t You Feel Instantly Bonded?

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Research studies have shown that close to 20% of all new moms and dads feel little or no emotional attachment to their newborn child in the hours following birth. Sometimes, it can take a parent weeks or months of bonding with their newborn, in order to develop the anticipated feelings of love and attachment.
Bonding With your Baby: Common Questions
Having delivered more than 10,000 babies, Christine Skorberg, M.D., attributes this sense of distance to certain physiological and psycholog...

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5 Healthful Diet Tips for Pregnant Women

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Making sure you’re eating a healthful diet and getting sufficient nutrition is very important during pregnancy. The foods you consume daily are needed by your baby to develop and grow. During your pregnancy, you will need to eat more in order to maintain good health for yourself and your baby. On average, about 300 additional calories per day should be consumed.
Our Tips For a Healthful Diet During Pregnancy
Tip #1 - Experiencing nausea? Add these easily digestible foods to your next m...

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Common Pregnancy Symptoms and How to Feel More Comfortable

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In addition to weight gain and changes in your body shape, pregnancy brings about several physical changes. For example, your body temperature slightly increases, ligaments and joints will become more flexible, bodily secretions will increase, and your hormonal balance will fluctuate. All of these changes are common pregnancy symptoms, but they can bring about some uncomfortable or unpleasant side effects.

Common Pregnancy Symptoms
Here are a few common pregnancy symptoms and simple ways y...

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Accuracy of Ultrasound in Determining Birth Weights

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Having an ultrasound to estimate the size and weight of your baby is one of the most important moments of prenatal care. Determining birth weight and fetal size helps your OB-GYN to detect any abnormalities with the placenta or if a risk is developing for gestational diabetes. Performed by a medical technician in your doctor’s office or at a hospital, an ultrasound is painless, does not pose any risk to your or your baby, and takes less than an hour from start to finish.

Common questions ...

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Some Notes on Sunlight and Women’s Health

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About two years ago in the British Medical Journal, Bristol University researchers argued that the benefits from sunbathing might outweigh the risk of skin cancer. They were immediately accused of undermining years of public health campaigns that warned people to be wary of the dangers of the sun.

But one of the doctors behind the article then clarified that although people should avoid excessive exposure to the sun, it should not be ignored that sunlight might help with vitamin D-related pro...

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Early Signs of Pregnancy

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Are you wondering if you could you be pregnant? The early signs of pregnancy may begin to appear right around the time you've missed your period. Close to 60 percent of all women experience early pregnancy symptoms within six weeks of conception, and almost 90 percent experience them within eight weeks. Please note, the early signs of pregnancy are often very similar to symptoms you may experience before or during menstruation. If you have been trying to conceive or believe you could be pregnant...

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