This exercise class is a osteoporosis prevention class designed for women of all ages and fitness levels. Held at the Waukesha office, you can enroll in the class at anytime. Class is held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am – 8:30 am. There is a $10 initiation fee to start this class. Class is $32.00 a month or $5.00 a class. You must have medical clearance from a physician to join this class.
Inactivity can lead to bone loss. Exercise plays a part in maintaining bone mass no matter what your age. Repeated application of a physicial stress to a bone will actually cause bone to remodel and become stronger. Women can still influence the strength of bone with exercise as mature adults. One of the best weight bearing exercises available is weight training. This class included stretching and weight bearing exercise for women of all ages. If you have osteoporosis or are at risk and want to maintain bone mineral, join our Tone Your Bones class. Call 262-544-4411 for more information or to register.
Tone Your Bones – Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 – 8:30 am
“After attending Tone Your Bones exercise class for one year, I have improved my t-score, increased my balance and became motivated to exercise at least three more times during the week. Cheryl keeps the class moving, interesting and gives individual attention when required. Not only is the class beneficial it is also fun and something I look forward to.” — C. Brandenburg
First Breath is a program that helps pregnant women in Wisconsin quit smoking. It is a free program available to all Moreland OB patients. The program is offered throughout the state by the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, a non-profit organization.
As a First Breath participant, you will receive the following at no cost:
You can do it! Quit smoking for good with the Freedom From Smoking® program. Learn how to create a personalized plan to overcome your tobacco addiction…so you can start enjoying the benefits of better health. Classes are set up for 8 sessions, with each session focusing on one exercise to help you work through the quit process.
Ongoing classes held at Moreland OB-GYN Associates, S.C. This program includes a small group setting, a fun, interactive learning environment, participant workbooks and other informative materials. $100 program fee, $50 back if you complete the program. Call 262-544-4411 for more information or to register.
Can’t attend a class? Just click away on web-based support from the American Lung Association®.
Visit www.lungusa.org and click on the Freedom From Smoking® icon. Freedom From Smoking® Online is based on established behavior- change theory. Work through seven modules, containing five unique lessons. Download and complete activities to reinforce the messages and build commitment to quit.
The Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line supported by the Wisconsin Department of Health. 1-800-QUIT-NOW
The Quit Line is free. The Quit Line is for people who are ready to make a quit attempt, preferably within 30 days. It is part of a treatment program.
American Cancer Society (ACS). Offers information, news and support to help you quit smoking.
In 2005, the CDC estimated that at least 50% of sexually active people catch HPV during their lifetime. A male or female of any age who takes part in any kind of sexual activity that involves genital contact is at risk.
Many people who have HPV may not show any signs or symptoms. This means that they can pass on the virus to others and not know it.
Gardasil is a vaccine (injection/shot) that helps protect against the following diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Types in the vaccine (6, 11,16 and 18):
Gardasil helps prevent these diseases-but it will not treat them. You or your child cannot get these diseases from Gardasil. Gardasil is given as an injection. You or your child will receive 3 doses of the vaccine. Ideally the doses are given as:
The Centers for Disease Control recommends that everyone over 6 months of age should receive a Flu vaccination every year. Please ask your medical provider about receiving the Flu shot at your next visit.
Source: Centers for Disease Control
Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis can be very serious diseases, even for adolescents and adults.
Tdap vaccine can protect adolescents and adults from tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. One dose of Tdap is routinely given at age 11 or 12. People who did not get tdap at that age should get it as soon as possible. After that, you’ll need a Td booster dose every 10 years.
Tdap is especially important for health care professionals and anyone having close contact with a baby younger than 12 months.
Pregnant women should get a dose of Tdap during every pregnancy preferably between 27 weeks and 36 weeks of gestation. The Tdap vaccine is an effective and safe way to protect you and your baby from serious illness and complications of pertussis. Infants are most at risk for severe, life-threatening complications from pertussis.
Tdap vaccination is available at our clinic for women of all ages. Ask your provider for more information on Tdap vaccine.