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www.acog.org/patients  The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is the nation’s leading group of professionals providing health care for women.  They have an extensive list of patient information covering contraception, adolescent health, gynecologic problems and procedures, pregnancy, and women’s health.

www.americanpregnancy.org   The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness.

www.womenshealth.gov  The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) provides reliable, accurate, and commercial-free information on the health of women. Topics include reproductive health, breastfeeding, menopause, and more.

www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/  The Office on Women’s Health provides a comprehensive guide to breastfeeding.

www.girlshealth.gov  The Office on Women’s Health site for girls ages 10-16.

www.resolve.org   The National Infertility Association is a non-profit organization that promotes reproductive health and ensures equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders.

www.menopause.org/for-women  The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has scientifically accurate and up to date information on menopause.

www.nof.org  The National Osteoporosis Foundation is a leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.

www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/risk/BRCA  BRCA1 and BRCA2 cancer risk and genetic testing information from the National Cancer Institute.