Resources & Links

The links we provide may help to answer your questions regarding women's health care. These pages are not a substitute for medical care.  We recommend you contact your doctor or nurse if you have specific medical questions related to women's health care or your medical condition. The links are provided for your information and entertainment only and their inclusion on this page is in no way an endorsement of their product or organization. 

Breastfeeding
Childbirth classes
Herpes and sexually transmitted diseases
Infertility
Local hospitals
Mammography services
Medical databases
Medical journals   

  Menopause
Pap test
Parenting and children
Professional medical organizations
Recommended pregnancy reading
Ultrasound
Women's health information

 

Breastfeeding

Childbirth classes

  • Childbirth classes  Learn about breastfeeding, how to install a car seat, or what you need to know as a first-time parent.

Herpes and sexually transmitted disease info

Infertility

Local hospitals

Mammography services

Medical databases and government agencies

Medical journals

Menopause information

Pap test information

Parenting and children

Professional medical organizations

Recommended reading for pregnancy

  • Your Baby and Child, Birth to Five Years   by Penelope Leach
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn (Revised, Expanded Edition): The Complete Guide (2010) by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley and Ann Keppler

Ultrasound info

Women's health information

  • National Women's Health Resource Center  (The contents of this web site are reviewed by health care professionals and include info on women's health, a large database of national and local health resources, the latest headlines on women's health news and events, and a library of health-related books, journals, magazines and newsletters. The sponsor is a nonprofit national clearinghouse for women's health information.)
  • Cancernet    National Cancer Institute
  • Melpomene Institute   A Nonprofit organization that researches women's health issues
  • National Cervical Cancer Coalition   The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) founded in 1997, is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease