The following websites provide a wealth of valuable health information regarding all aspects of women's health. Many of these resources also provide information regarding patient support and advocacy. Also listed are links to websites with instructions for administering commonly prescribed fertility medications.
ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine)
ASRM is dedicated to the advancement of the art, science, and practice of reproductive medicine. The Society accomplishes its mission through the pursuit of excellence in education and research and through advocacy on behalf of patients, physicians, and affiliated health care providers.
ACOG (The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)
ACOG is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women. ACOG’s mission includes working to serve as a strong advocate for quality health care for women, promoting patient education, and stimulating patient understanding of and involvement in medical care.
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The CDC site serves as a comprehensive online source for credible health information. The CDC site also includes information about ART (assisted reproductive technology) including the Annual ART Success Rates Report. (http://www.cdc.gov/art/)
The Hormone Foundation
The Hormone Foundation, the public education affiliate of The Endocrine Society http://www.endo-society.org/ is a leading source of hormone-related health information for the public, physicians, allied health professionals and the media. The Foundation’s mission is to serve as a resource for the public by promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of hormone-related conditions through outreach and education.
March of Dimes
The March of Dimes website provides information and answers about pregnancy, your baby, folic acid, prematurity, genetic disorders, birth defects and much more.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Established in 1984, NOF is the nation's leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health.
AFA (The American Fertility Association)
The AFA is committed to preventing infertility whenever possible and to helping people build families of choice, particularly when faced with infertility.
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association promotes reproductive health and equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders.
A T.I.M.E. A Torah Infertility Medium of Exchange
A T.I.M.E. is devoted to the support of infertile Jewish couples who may face specific legal and ethical questions related to treatment.
Endometriosis Foundation of America
The Endometriosis Foundation of America is a nonprofit organization focused on fighting against the devastating effects of a disease that affects millions of women and adolescent girls.