The American Pregnancy Association offers a wide range of information related to pregnancy. The site covers topics from trying to conceive, to pregnancy issues, up to birth and beyond. This website is recommended for women and families who seek relatable information about conception, pregnancy, and birth.
Avon Breast Cancer Crusade connects medically underserved women with breast health education and screening services. This website is recommended as a good resource for general breast cancer resources and learning what grants are available for cancer outreach and screening services. Users won't find much actual health information here, but the site does provide a deep list of resources that put users in touch with other websites that do.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) uses this page to collect topics related to a wide range of parenting and childcare issues. These resources are user-friendly and organized by child age range, making it easier to find the materials of interest. The website is recommended for its collection of important information for parents and expectant mothers.
HealthyWomen provides a wide range of women's health materials reviewed by medical professionals. It is recommended for women looking for a balance of clinical information and informal articles that touch on a variety of issues relevant to women's health.
Mayo Clinic's Women's Health section offers an introduction to and general overview of many of the most common women's health topics. This site is a subsection within the Mayo Clinic's main website and is recommended based on its affiliation with the Mayo Clinic's expertise and trusted reputation. However, this section's expert answers lack depth and detail that can be found on countless other women's health websites.
MedlinePlus - Female Reproductive System is a great source of information about female reproductive health & breast disease. The section includes a medical encyclopedia and links to a variety outside resources with a wide range of information about pregnancy complications, female reproductive health, sexually transmitted diseases, and disorders of the female reproductive system. This MedlinePlus section is recommended for information provided by some of the most authoritative and reputable sources in the medical field.
MedlinePlus - Pregnancy and Reproduction leads users to a broad array of information about pregnancy and reproduction. The section includes a medical encyclopedia and links to a variety outside resources to educate users about pregnancy, pregnancy complications, reproductive health, and problems associated with reproduction. A few newborn problems due to pregnancy complications are discussed, such as hemolytic disease of newborn. This MedlinePlus section is recommended for information provided by some of the most authoritative and reputable sources in the medical field.
MedlinePlus - Sexual Health Issues is a good starting place for information about sexual health, sexuality, sexual dysfunction in males & females, and many disorders of the reproductive system. Topic assortment includes sexually transmitted diseases, puberty & teen sexual health, LGBT health, penile & testicular disorders, including erectile dysfunction, child sexual abuse, and reproductive hazards. This MedLine section is recommended as a good introduction to sexual health issues.
MedlinePlus's Women's Health topic section is recommended as a starting point for links to reputable women's health websites, putting users in touch with resources on prevention, screenings, conditions, aging, and more. This site isn't as detaield as other sites focusing on women's health topics and is suggested for general browsing rather than specific searches.
With resources on health policy issues and patient advocacy, the National Women's Health Network helps citizens learn more about the politics surrounding women's health issues. This website is recommended as a good source of health policy anlysis. The health-related content, on the other hand, is lacking.