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Lisa Michelle Minge, MD
(307) 686-2288
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1996

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Toby Reid Marshall, MD
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr.Donald Parker
(307) 682-4664
1307 West 3rd Street
Gillette, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Campbell County Mem Hosp, Gillette, Wy
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Toby Reid Marshall
(307) 686-3855
1414 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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David A Beck
(307) 682-2233
1402 West 4th Street
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert Anthony Norelli, MD
(307) 686-2288
2805 Cedar Ave
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1990

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Hein Hartmut Kalke, MD
(307) 686-7799
Gillette, WY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Melbourne, Fac Of Med, Parkville, Vic, Australia
Graduation Year: 1965

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Shelley M Shepard
(307) 685-0130
1206 W 4th St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.David Beck
(307) 682-2233
1402 West 4th Street
Gillette, WY
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 11, reviews.

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Donald Wilbern Parker
(307) 682-4664
1307 W 3rd St
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Anemia

    Blood is the life-maintaining fluid that circulates through the body's heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries. It carries away waste matter and carbon dioxide, and brings nourishment, electrolytes, hormones, vitamins, antibodies, heat, and oxygen to the tissues.

    What is anemia?

    Anemia is a condition of too few red blood cells, or a lowered ability of the red blood cells to carry oxygen or iron. Tissue enzymes dependent on iron can affect cell function in nerves and muscles. The fetus is dependent on the mother’s blood and anemia may be associated with poor fetal growth, preterm birth, and low birth weight.

    What are the most common types of anemias to occur during pregnancy?

    There are several types of anemias that may occur in pregnancy. These include:

    • anemia of pregnancy
      In pregnancy, a woman’s blood volume increases by as much as 50 percent. This causes the concentration of red blood cells in her body to become diluted. This is sometimes called anemia of pregnancy and is not considered abnormal unless the levels fall too low.
    • iron deficiency anemia
      Iron is an important nutrient for the formation of red blood cells. During pregnancy, the fetus uses iron from the mother’s red blood cells for growth and development, especially in the last three months of pregnancy. If a mother has excess iron stored in her bone marrow before she becomes pregnant, she can use those stores during pregnancy to help meet her baby’s needs. Women who do not have adequate iron stores can develop iron deficiency anemia. This is the most common type of anemia in pregnancy. It is caused by a lack of iron in the blood, which is necessary to make hemoglobin - the part of blood that distributes oxygen from the lungs to tissues in the body. Good nutrition before becoming pregnant is important to help build up these stores and prevent iron deficiency anemia.
    • vitamin B12 deficiency
      Vitamin B12 is important in forming red blood cells and in protein synthesis. Women who are vegans (who eat no animal products) are most likely to develop vitamin B12 deficiency. Including animal foods in the diet such as milk, cheese, yogurt meats, eggs, and poultry can prevent vitamin B12 deficiency. Strict vegans may receive supplemental vitamin B12 by injection during pregnancy.
    • blood loss  
      Blood loss at delivery and postpartum (after delivery) can also cause anemia. The average blood loss with a vaginal birth is about 500 milliliters, and about 1,000 milliliters with a cesarean delivery. Adequate iron stores can help a woman replace lost red blood cells.
    • folate deficiency
      Folate, also called folic acid, is a B-vitamin that works with iron to help with cell growth. Folate deficiency in pregnancy is often associated with iron deficiency since both folic acid and iron are found in the same types of foods. Research shows that folic acid may help red...
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