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.
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.
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
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What To Expect
Medications & Pregnancy
Information on Prenatal Tests
March of Dimes Prenatal Tests Information
American Pregnancy Association
Pregnancy Exercise and Diet Information
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)
Information on Vaccinations in Pregnancy
March of Dimes Vaccination Information
Center for Disease Control
Cord Blood Banking
Fertility & Infertility
American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists
American Sexual Health Association
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
KidsHealth.Org - Pregnancy Center
Pt Guide Internet Health Information
National Institutes of Health
The Birthing Inn
Your Pap Smear and HPV Results
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