Please note: the professional staff at Capital Women’s Care has carefully reviewed these links as sources to promote women’s health; however, we cannot always guarantee their validity, nor do we always agree with their content. Descriptions provided below originate directly from the referenced website and were not written by Capital Women’s Care.
This site was created to help girls aged 10-16 learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on health topics that girls are concerned about and helps motivate them to choose healthy behaviors by using positive, supportive, and non-threatening messages. The site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home.
BabyCenter.com provides expectant and new parents with trusted, high-quality information on pregnancy and baby, a supportive online community, and a baby store featuring thousands of products.
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American Heart Association
The American Heart Association Women’s website gives women of all ages the facts on women’s heart disease and stroke.
American Medical Association
The official website of the American Medical Association.
American Psychological Association
The official website of the American Psychological Association.
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
This online information source has an extensive women’s health section.
National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine Web site provides diverse health information.
Prevention Magazine’s Healthy Ideas
Health-related information from the publishers of Prevention magazine.
The North American Menopause Society
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is a nonprofit organization that provides a forum for a multitude of scientific disciplines with an interest in the human female menopause.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
Pregnancy and childbirth are generally viewed as joyous occasions. Yet for numerous women, these events instead bring anxiety, depression, and emotional distress. Our extensive list of mental health professionals are committed to assisting women manage these emotional changes that often occur during child-bearing years. Click here to view our list of resources.
Most parents rely on a pediatrician, one who specializes in the care of children. Pediatricians have special training in the health and illnesses of youngsters through the age of adolescence, and most are certified by the American Board of Pediatrics after passing a comprehensive examination covering all areas of health related to infants, children, and young adults. Click here to view our list of area Pediatricians.
ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Cord Blood Banking
The official website of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Frequently Asked Questions in reference to Cord Blood Banking
Cord Blood Registry
Your online resource for information on umbilical cord blood and the services available through the Cord Blood Registry, the largest family bank of cord blood stem cells in the United States.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
This official website of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists provides a physician directory, health columns, post-graduate courses and much more.
National Women’s Health Resource Center
NWHRC’s mission is to educate women about health issues that concern them the most, and to help women make more informed decisions about their health.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
The National Osteoporosis Foundation is a leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition seeks to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer.