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Women's Health

February 01, 2015

Fitness and Pregnancy

Benefits, maintaining a routine and postpartum

Staying healthy during pregnancy is essential, but there's more to it than good nutrition. While some women may be wary about working out while pregnant, exercise is actually an important way to feel your best and help relieve some of the common side effects of pregnancy....more»
February 01, 2015

Secondary Infertility

Coping with unexpected pregnancy problems

"This was something my body was just supposed to know how to do," says Amy M., a mother of three who faced secondary infertility following a more typical first pregnancy....more»
October 01, 2014

Breast Test Breakdown

A guide to breast cancer screening and early detection

As a woman, it's tough not to get nervous at the thought of someday receiving a breast cancer diagnosis. Fortunately, those who face this disease often survive and thrive, particularly when the cancer is caught early....more»
May 01, 2013

Women's Health

Ten steps for a healthier you

For most moms, taking care of others is second nature. Whether it's their kids, spouse or family members, women are great at helping other people. However, taking care of herself? That's another story....more»
January 01, 2013

Pink Pajama Party

Indiana Women in Need (I.W.I.N.) to host its annual fundraiser for breast cancer support

Nothing is better than a girls' night out – unless you can party in your pj's with your best gal pals! This year's Pink Pajama Party, the signature event for Indiana Women In Need, will bring breast cancer survivors, their friends, families and other supporters together for a night of dinner, dancing and fun to support their mission of helping women of all ages affected by breast cancer....more»
November 01, 2012

Trying (and Trying) Again

Dealing with Secondary Infertility

In February of 2011, I gave birth to my first baby, a beautiful boy named Julian. I instantly took to being a mom, and quickly forgot about a difficult pregnancy as I looked forward to growing my family....more»
October 01, 2012

I Survived.

The inspiring stories of two local mothers who beat breast cancer

In October of 2011, Maria Vasey found out that she had stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma. She was only 48 years old, physically fit, and had received mammograms – all healthy – since she was 35....more»
July 01, 2012

The Evolution of Childbirth Education

How women today prepare for childbirth

Back in the 1980s, childbirth education focused primarily on the methods of natural childbirth—how to breathe, relax and minimize pain—almost in a one-size-fits-all manner....more»
May 01, 2012

Women's Health

Putting yourself first

It seems, as women, we are always taking care of everyone else first and ourselves last, if at all. Sometimes it even takes some sort of medical crisis to get us to pay attention to our own health....more»
May 01, 2012

Roxanne's Story

Nothing is scarier than when your little bundle of joy comes out a tiny bit littler than you expected. Roxanne Burns, one of our own here at Indy's Child, shares her story....more»
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