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Heart & Happiness

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.” Are you ready to get heart healthy and happy this summer? To reach that emotional state of joy and happiness, you need to take measures and choose to have a healthy lifestyle. By investing in modest lifestyle changes you can […]

Get Outside! Get Active!

Are you bored to tears when you walk on the treadmill at your gym? Are you up at dawn lifting weights in your dim bedroom while your spouse remains sleeping? Do your children or grandchildren prefer to play on their computer than go to play at the park? It’s time for a change! This month […]

Thank you for supporting our first GrapeVine conference

Memorial Day is past, and you know what that means? The countdown is almost over! We are so excited to see everyone at the GrapeVine Conference next week. This will be an exciting event full of learning, networking and more.

We are particularly excited to unveil two brand new education units that will […]

Mental Health Matters For Everyone

Like any other chronic health condition, untreated mental health conditions can worsen with time.

That’s why organizations like Mental Health America of Wisconsin are emphasizing the importance of awareness and preventative treatment as we observe Mental Health Month this May.

When we think about common health issues in our country like cancer, heart […]

Happy Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week to all of the nurses who partner with the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation. First Breath, My Baby & Me, GrapeVine Project, Komen Breast Fund, and our other initiatives would not be successful without your expertise and passion. We hope you take some time for yourself this week. You deserve it!

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April Showers Bring May Flowers…And a Healthier You!

Gardening is an excellent activity for people of all ages. It gets you outdoors, away from your computer or TV, breathing in the fresh air and building up a nice sweat. Plus, it provides a beautiful and soothing environment, while also giving you a sense of accomplishment as you reap the benefits […]

The Benefits of Breastfeeding – For You and Your Baby

1. Breastfeeding protects your baby from certain illnesses

When you choose to breastfeed, you’re providing your baby with a substance called secretory immunoglobulin A (IgA). This acts as an immune factor, which guards against invading germs with its protective layer on the mucous membranes of your baby’s intestines, nose, and throat. Secretory IgA is […]

Calling All Nurses! Let Us Support You!

Nurses continually give their time, energy, and expertise to help build healthier communities. The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation (WWHF) wants to aid you in the good work you do. If you are a nurse looking to use your talents to educate women in your community, join the GrapeVine Project! GrapeVine trains nurses […]

Congratulations to our 2015 Champions in Women’s Health!

The Champions in Women’s Health Awards honor individuals who have devoted themselves to improving the quality of life for women and families in their professional career. Past champions have been instrumental in raising awareness about women’s health issues, and have positively impacted the care that women in this state receive.

Champions will be honored for […]

10th Annual Perinatal Programs Statewide Meeting

“Familiar Story, Fresh Outlook: Addressing Social and Behavioral Factors in Perinatal Tobacco & Alcohol Use”

82 people attended the 10th Annual Perinatal Programs Statewide Meeting at the Grand Lodge Resort in Rothschild on March 12.

This year at the Statewide Meeting (SWM) we focused on gaining a fresh outlook on the social and behavior […]