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General Women's Health / Health Libraries

Mass211.org, a statewide information resource and service referral center

UpToDate Medical Database

Office on Women's Health - A division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HealthyWomen - Leading independent health information source for women

Mayo Clinic - Women's Health

American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM)

Women's Health Library (from ACNM)

Women's Health Library (from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist)

American Society of Reproductive Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Topics (A-Z)

Birth Control (also see specific sections below for IUD, Diaphragm)

Birth Control Methods (FDA)

Birth Control Options - from Bedsider.org

Bone Density Scan / DEXA

American College of Radiology & the Radiological Society of North America

Cancer

National Cancer Institute - WCancers by Body Location/System

Diabetes

College Diabetes Network

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence information - from Alianza

Endometriosis

Endometriosis Association

Herpes

Genital Herpes - CDC Fact Sheet 

Herpes Handbook from Portland Press and Westover Heights Clinic

HPV Vaccine (Gardasil)

Gardasil - Vaccine for HPV and Cervical Cancer

Immunizations and Vaccines

CDC Immunization Information

Incontinence

Bladder Control FAQs from American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)

Intimate Rose (Kegel Exercise System, Dilators, and More) - Some products are available in our Springfield office!  Please contact us to find out more. 

Bladder Botox for Overactive Bladder

Also see the section below on pelvic floor disorders.

Infertility

Infertility Overview - from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis Network -  Sponsored in part by various companies.

ICHelp.org - additoinal online resources addressing IC concerns including costs.  Sponsored in part by various companies.

IUD Birth Control

IUD Information - from ACOG

General IUD Informtion - from Bedsider.org

5 common myths about IUDs - from Bedsider.org

Liletta IUD

Paragard IUD 

Medications

Drugs.com - drug-information database

Drug Library - from the National Library of Medicine 

Menopause

Visit our menopause resources and links page.
 

Mindful Awareness/Mindful Based Stress Reduction

Mindful Awareness Practice Center, Leslie Smith-Frank

UMASS Medical School Center for Mindfulness (Shrewsbury, MA)
Self guided online video course and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course opportunities
Contact/information: srp@umassmed.edu, or 1-508-856-2656

Apps: 

Osteoporosis

Bone Health and Osteoporosis - from the Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation

Calcium Rich Foods - from the Bone Health & Osteoporosis Foundation

Pelvic Prolapse & Pelvic Floor Disorders

Patient Site from American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
www.mypelvichealth.org

Cleveland Clinic OB/GYN & Women's Health Institute
http://my.clevelandclinic.org/ob_gyn/womens_health/urogynecology_pelvic_floor_disorders/default.aspx

ACOG prolapse and pessary patient education videos
http://www.acog.org/For_Patients/Patient_Education_Videos/Pelvic_Organ_Prolapse

Take the Floor: Voices for Pelvic Floor Disorders
http://www.voicesforpfd.org/

Pelvic Floor Dialogues: A patient newsletter from the American Urogynecologic Society
http://www.augs.org/index.php?mo=cm&op=ld&fid=432

Pelvic Floor Institute: A Video Detailing Pessaries for Vaginal Wall Prolapse
http://event.on24.com/event/16/60/99/rt/videos/Tarnay/video.html

Intimate Rose (Kegel Exercise System, Dilators, and More)
https://www.intimaterose.com/ - Some products are available locally in our Springfield office!  Please contact us to find out more. 

Pregnancy/Postpartum

Childbirth and Parenting Classes - offered by Baystate Medical Center

Cord Blood Banking – Public and Private
National Cord Blood Program
National Marrow Donor Program  
Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation

Folic Acid to Prevent Birth Defects - from the Centers for Disease Control

High Risk Pregnancies - from the National Institutes of Health

Information on Pregnancy, Babies, Prematurity - from the March of Dimes

Twins and Triplets - from Multiples of America

The Genesis Fund - support for hildren born with physical and intellectual challenges and benetic disorders

Flu Vaccine - from BOGG

Radiology Procedures

American College of Radiology & the Radiological Society of North America
www.radiologyinfo.org

Sexuality

HealthyWomen (HW) - Nation's leading independent health information source for women
www.healthywomen.org

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Centers for Disease Control - STD
www.cdc.gov/STD

Skin Health

American Academy of Dermatology
www.aad.org 

Smoking – Information on Quitting, Cessation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Smokefree Women information, resources, tools, support
www.women.smokefree.gov

Terrie's Story - Real Stories and Tips (from the CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/stories/terrie.html

Teen Health

Visit our online "teen suite" dedicated to young women's health resources and links.

Urogynecology, Incontinence, Pelvic Prolapse

Patient Site from American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
www.mypelvichealth.org

Patient information from the International Urogynecological Association
http://www.iuga.org/?page=patientinfo

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Society of Interventional Radiology - Uterine fibroid diagnosis
www.sirweb.org/patients/uterine-fibroids/

Vitamin D

American College of Nurse Midwives
http://www.midwife.org/ACNM/files/ccLibraryFiles/Filename/000000001221/Vitamin%20D.pdf

Weight Management

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/heart/obesity/aim_kit/healthy_wt_facts.pdf

Gynecology

Cerene Cryoablation

https://www.cerene.com/patients/

 

Safety Information

Environmental Working Group
Offers information about product safety, etc. www.ewg.org

US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Searchable database for recalled products, etc. http://www.cpsc.gov/cgi-bin/prod.aspx

Support

Bereavement website for parents
www.compassionatefriends.org

Community resources for parents
www.parentingdirectory.org

Share: Pregnancy and infant loss support
www.nationalshare.org

Hospitals

Baystate Medical Center
www.baystatehealth.com

Products

Seventh Generation
Chlorine free pads and organic cotton tampons

Hypoallergenic Reusable Pads
www.gladrags.com

Allergy-Free Apparel
www.cottonique.com

Intimate Rose (Kegel Exercise System, Dilators, and More)
https://www.intimaterose.com/ - Some products are available locally in our Springfield office!  Please contact us to find out more. 

 


 

 

 

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