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STDs on the Rise in America

On October 19, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released the organization’s annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report. According to the report, cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reached an all-time high in 2015 with nearly 1.9 million cases reported. This was the second year in a row in which increases were seen in these … Continued

Periods and Pregnancy

When a woman is concerned about an unplanned pregnancy, getting her period can be a huge relief. Traditionally getting your period is a sign that you are not pregnant. The problem is that some women can have bleeding during their pregnancy. Early pregnancy bleeding can trick a woman into thinking she had her period when … Continued

5 Tips About Exercise and Pregnancy

It seems summer’s sunshine is not fading. Here we are in November, and forecasters are predicting Casper temperatures to be in the mid to upper 60s for the next several days. We seem to be experiencing a “forever fall” this autumn season! This should be a great weekend for pregnant women, families, and others to get outdoors … Continued

What to Expect from Your First True Care Appointment

For many women, going to a medical clinic that specializes in reproductive services can cause anxiety and uncertainty, especially if she is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. At True Care Women’s Resource Center, the licensed medical professionals and compassionate advocates with whom our patients meet create an atmosphere of comfort and acceptance. We have a relaxing … Continued

4 Important Self-Care Tips for Pregnant Women

Having a healthy pregnancy is not rocket-science, yet many women continue risky behavior and wonder why they don’t feel well when pregnant. Additionally, using alcohol and drugs can be harmful to a woman’s unborn. Your pregnancy will benefit greatly from personal attention to your overall health and your body. Actions such as quitting smoking, avoiding drugs (including marijuana), … Continued

Will Abortion Hurt My Chances of Having Children in the Future?

Will having an abortion (or more than one) hurt a woman’s chances of having children in the future? The short answer is yes, it might. Complications that can arise from induced abortion, such as infection and damage to the uterus, are a main cause of future fertility risk to women. There are other factors and … Continued

Back to School Time!

Summer is waning and classrooms are on the horizon. Fall semester at Casper College begins on Monday, August 22, and the Natrona County Public School starts the following week, on August 31. Where did the time go, and are you ready for school to begin? Back to College If you’re a college student, there are … Continued

Mental Illness and Pregnancy

According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults in the United States experience mental illness in a given year, and 1 in 5 youth (ages 13-18) will experience a severe mental disorder at some point in their lifetime. With such high statistics, mental illness is not an issue to be taken lightly.  … Continued

Enjoy the Nice Weather! Exercise & Pregnancy

Exercise during pregnancy is beneficial, just as exercise when not pregnant is beneficial. When you’re pregnant, exercise can help keep weight gain in check, reduce a woman’s risk of gestational diabetes, decrease discomfort during pregnancy, and may help ease labor and delivery. Summer is Arriving! With a turn of the calendar page, we are into a new … Continued

Dealing with Post-Partum Depression: Allow Friends and Family to Help

The birth of a new baby brings on a variety of emotions from joy to anxiety. However, some women experience post-partum depression after childbirth. While many new moms experience “the baby blues,” a short-term condition that includes sadness, irritability, mood swings, and trouble sleeping, some women have a more severe, long-lasting sadness known as post-partum depression. This … Continued

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