Resources for Patient Education

 

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists  

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a nonprofit membership organization, founded in 1951. This organization is dedicated to the advancement of women's health through education, practice, research and advocacy.  

 

Medscape

Resources for Patient Education


North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

This is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting women's health during mid-life and beyond through an understanding of menopause. This site contains information on perimenopause, early menopause, menopause symptoms, long term effects of estrogen loss, and a wide variety of therapies to enhance health. 

http://www.menopause.org/

http://www.menopause.org/for-women


The National Osteoporosis Foundation

Established in 1984, this foundation is the nation's leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health. Their mission is to prevent osteoporosis, to promote life-long bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and to find a cure. 

 

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

NOCC is the leading ovarian cancer public information and education organization in the U.S. Its mission is to raise awareness about Ovarian cancer and to promote education about the disease. By dispelling myths and misunderstandings, the coalition is committed to improve the overall survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer. 

 

The National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organization


The American Academy of Family Physicians

This website has information about many topics to keep a healthy pregnancy, as well as answers to concerns, pregnant women may have. This site also includes information on many gynecological topics. It is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians. 


The National Women’s Health Information Center

The NWHIC provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women's health information resources. This is a service of the office on women's health in the Department of Health and Human Services. 

  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


American Heart Association Websites on Getting Healthy and Nutrition

Heart.org Nutrition Center

Heart.org Getting Healthy

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/114/1/82.full.pdf

https://www.goredforwomen.org/

Local farmer's markets and more: www.inova.org/buyfreshbuylocal 


Pregnancy information

American Pregnancy

What To Expect

WomensHealth.Gov

Medications & Pregnancy


Information on Prenatal Tests

March of Dimes Prenatal Tests Information

Discovery Health 

Healthline website 

American Pregnancy Association


Pregnancy Exercise and Diet Information

My Plate

The Mayo Clinic 

The Baby Center - Women who are overweight prior to pregnancy

The Baby Center - 7 Nutrition principles in pregnancy link

WebMD - Exercises to avoid during pregnancy 

Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (information on healthy pregnancy and what  to avoid to  prevent birth defects)  

www.FitPregnancy.com 


Information on Vaccinations in Pregnancy

March of Dimes Vaccination Information

Center for Disease Control


Cord Blood Banking

www.cordblood.com 

www.cordbankingbasics.com 

www.viacord.com 


Fertility & Infertility

http://www.asrm.org/FactSheetsandBooklets/

http://www.infertilityweb.com/

http://www.sart.org/publications/index.aspx?id=76


Sexuality

American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists

American Sexual Health Association 


Sexually Transmitted Diseases

http://www.cdc.gov/STD/

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sexually-transmitted-diseases-stds/in-depth/std-symptoms/art-20047081


Hormones/Glandular Disorders

http://www.yourhormones.info/


Kid’s Health

KidsHealth.Org - Pregnancy Center

Prenatal Tests


Pt Guide Internet Health Information

OBGManagement.com


National Institutes of Health

 

The Birthing Inn

 

Loudoun Hospital


Contraception Choices

http://www.fpa.org.uk/sites/default/files/your-contraceptive-choices.pdf

http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/unintendedpregnancy/contraception.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/UnintendedPregnancy/PDF/Contraceptive_methods_508.pdf

http://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-topics/birth-control-4211.htm


Your Pap Smear and HPV Results

http://www.cdc.gov/std/hpv/pap/

http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/pap-test.html

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/understandingcervicalchanges/page5


Association of Reproductive Health Professionals


John Hopkins Dietary Information/Nutrition Websites


Mediterranean Diet information from Michigan State Extension

 

Continued Breast Awareness News

What is 3D Mammography/Breast tomosynthesis?

 

Cervical Cancer and HPV Awareness News

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