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Educational resources

The more you know about your health, the better prepared you are to take care of it. These resources are intended to provide general women’s health and pregnancy information. We encourage you to speak with a member of our staff if you have questions about your specific condition.

To schedule an appointment with one of our gynecologists or other women’s health specialists, please call one of our two convenient locations.

General health

UpToDate
This website links to patient information sheets on a wide variety of women’s health topics including contraception, fibroids, endometriosis, and infertility.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC’s comprehensive website features women’s health, infectious disease, vaccination and pregnancy information.

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus provides information on a wide variety of medical conditions, plus information on drugs and supplements.

The Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic provides information on a wide variety of women’s health topics including fibroids, polycystic ovary syndrome and heavy menstrual bleeding.

The Cleveland Clinic
The Cleveland Clinic provides general women’s health information.

Women’s Health
The federal government’s website on women’s health.

ObesityHelp
ObesityHelp is dedicated to the education, empowerment and support of all individuals affected by obesity, along with their families, friends, employers, surgeons and physicians.

HealthFinder
A Spanish-language website with women’s health and pregnancy information.

Contraception & sexual health

The Bedsider
Bedsider is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, a private non-profit organization.

The Contraception Choice Project
This website provides the most up-to-date information about The Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis' Choice Project, publications, research findings and dissemination efforts.

American Social Health Association
The American Social Health Association is a trusted source of reliable information on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases/infections.

Gardasil
Gardasil is a vaccine for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). It is a recombinant quadrivalent vaccine protecting against HPV Types 6, 11, 16 and 18.

ParaGard
ParaGard works primarily by preventing the sperm from reaching and fertilizing the egg, making it one of the most effective forms of birth control, with or without hormones.

Mirena
Mirena is an intrauterine contraceptive system that lasts for as long as you want, for up to 5 years.

Essure
Essure is a surgery-free permanent birth control procedure that works with your body to create a natural barrier to prevent pregnancy.

Skyla
Skyla is an intrauterine device that is 99% effective for up to 3 years.

Nexplanon
Nexplanon is a progesterone implant placed under the skin of the upper arm that prevents pregnancy for up to 3 years.

For women over 50

North American Menopause Society
The official website of the North American Menopause Society contains information about menopause and women’s health issues.

American Society of Reproductive Medicine
This American Society of Reproductive Medicine website has menopause information including causes, work-up and treatment options.

Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology
This University of Washington’s website has information related to bone health and osteoporosis.

Gynecology issues

Hysterectomy Options
Information regarding hysterectomy including minimally invasive options.

Pelvic Health Solutions
This website provides Information on heavy periods, urinary incontinence, fibroids, C-sections, pelvic surgery and hysterectomies.

The Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic provides information on a wide variety of women’s health topics including fibroids, polycystic ovary syndrome and heavy menstrual bleeding.

American Society of Reproductive Medicine
This American Society of Reproductive Medicine website has infertility information including causes, work-up and treatment options.

Center for Young Women’s Health
The Center for Young Women’s Health is a collaboration between the Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine and the Division of Gynecology at Children’s Hospital Boston. This page has excellent information about bacterial vaginosis, endometriosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome.

NovaSure
NovaSure is a quick, safe, and simple procedure to lighten or stop your periods, without the side effects of hormones or the risks of hysterectomy.

National Vulvodynia Association
The National Vulvodynia Association is a nonprofit organization that strives to improve women's lives through education, support, advocacy and research funding.

Reproductive Endocrinology Associates of Charlotte
This page provides information regarding infertility and different fertility treatments offered by REACH.

The International Pelvic Pain Society
Excellent information about chronic pelvic pain can be found here.

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