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Women's Health
Local Resource: A Woman's Place --a web site and center at Green Bay's St. Mary's Hospital with the following services: "The Education Center", "Look Good, Feel Better", "The Loan Closet", "Breast Health", "Family Birthing Center". Staffed to serve patients and the public.

Pregnancy | Menopause | Cancer | Specialized

Pregnancy

See also:
Pediatrics | First Aid & Safety | Diet & Nutrition | CBTL's Parenting &amp Families
 
Medline Plus: Pregnancy
From the Natl. Library of Medicine. Very comprehensive - scroll down the page to see the breadth of coverage from the basics, to news, nutrition, excercise, calendars, specific conditions, organizations, research, etc.
article Gale Database - Health & Wellness Resource Center: Pregnancy
When accessing from home, use your library barcode. Free to you only through your library, this database has online content and quality unavailable elsewhere on the web. Searching your topic will result in: a spell check of your search terms, related subtopics, fulltext journal articles, a medical dictionary, encyclopedia, drug finder, health news, health assessment tools, directory of organizations, links to related websites, bibliographies of current, relevant books on your topic, and more.
Pregnancy Guide Online
Illustrated information on each of the 40 weeks of pregnancy from StorkNet Family.com.
Healthy Pregnancy
Very comprehensive: information on each trimester, quizzes, family planning, calendars, nutrition, more.
The Visible Embryo
Planned Parenthood's Pregnancy Topics
Ask Noah about: Pregnancy & Becoming a Parent
Thorough --sections on many aspects including adoption and fertility from New York Online Access to Health.
Medications During Pregnancy
MedlinePlus: Parenting
Mothers in Sympathy & Support
MISS provides support to parents enduring the tragedy of stillbirth, neonatal death and infant death from any cause.
Martindale's Pregnancy Calculators

Breastfeeding sites recommended by professionals:
Breastfeeding Helpline: 1-800-994-9662 - great site (and helpline!) from the National Womens' Health Information Center & La Leche League.
MedlinePlus: Breastfeeding
La Leche League's Information on Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Online - by Cindy Curtis, RN, IBCLC

Commercial pregnancy sites:
Features include baby names, baby showers, chat rooms, products, ads, but also lots of calculators and other useful information.
Childbirth.org | Fit Pregnancy | Baby Center.com | About.com Pregnancy

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Menopause

MedLine Plus: Hormone Replacement Therapy
- The top rated consumer health resource from the Natl. Library of Medicine. Very comprehensive. Includes the latest news, reports of clinical trials, current research fact sheets on HRT; information on alternative therapies; and links to related organizations.
articleGale Database - Health & Wellness: Menopause - Free to you through your library, use your library barcode to access this excellent subscription database from home. This resource has online content unavailable at free websites. The section on menopause has: related subtopics, reference materials (encyclopedia coverage, dictionaries), the latest news and articles under "Magazine & Journals", Pharmacy, Pamphlets, and professionally suggested book titles under "Resources".
Medline Plus: Menopause
From the Natl. Library of Medicine. Posts the latest news & very comprehensive - scroll down the first page to see the breadth of coverage and subtopics.
Planned Parenthood's About Menopause
Find out what to expect during menopause and how to best take care of yourself during this significant life change. (Also: an excellent bibliography at the end).
Ask Noah about: Menopause
Thorough --sections on all related aspects from New York Online Access to Health.
Menopause - General
WebMD's Menopause Center - popular commercial site
Menopause Online - (commercial site)
From the Women's Health Center in Connecticut and Prevention Magazine. Problems, treatments, vitamins, herbal remedies, and more. Health tests, chat rooms, a bulletin board, and a "Resources" section that includes: book titles, newsletters, organizations, web links, and a glossary.

Top | Pregnancy | Menopause | Cancer | Specialized

Cancer

Gale Database - Health & Wellness:
articleCancer - General | Breast | Ovarian | Cervical | Uterine
Free to you through your library, use your library barcode to access this excellent subscription database from home. This resource has online content unavailable at free websites. Each topic has either some or all of the following: related subtopics, Reference (encyclopedia coverage, dictionaries), the latest news and articles under "Magazine & Journals", Pharmacy, Pamphlets, and professionally suggested book titles under Resources.

The Online Medical Dictionary--Graylab CancerWeb 46,000 brief health and science definitions. Great hyperlink cross references to other definitions.
MedlinePlus: Cancer (general) | Cancer News
MedlinePlus: Breast Cancer
National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations -- corporate sponsorship, but very comprehensive information.
MedlinePlus: Cervical Cancer
MedlinePlus: Ovarian Cancer
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA)
MedlinePlus: Uterine Cancer

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Women's Health: Specialized --key web indexes on women's health topics

You may also want to search your topic in the sites found at the Indexes/All-in-one guidepost to the left.
MedlinePlus' Women's Health Topics | Women's Health General
Planned Parenthood's Women's Health
-- Excellent coverage on female sexuality and reproductive health.
NOAH's Women's Health
Michigan Electronic Library's Women's Health
Librarian's Index to the Internet's Women's Health
InteliHealth's Women's Health
HealthWeb's Women's Health

Women with Disabilities
Black Women's Health.com

Roadside Attraction:

Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health
Interesting site on women's health through the ages.

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