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Patient Education

Its easy to find information on the internet, but difficult to know how accurate or reliable that information is. Here are a few sites that we recommend for good information about women’s health, pregnancy and childbirth. Can’t find something that you’re looking for? Ask us, and maybe we can point you in the right direction!

General women’s health

Our Bodies, Our Selves
Women’s Health.gov– the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services- a great source for information of all kinds for women.
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Menopause

North American Menopause Society
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology info. on menopause

Women’s Mental Health

www.womensmentalhealth.org

Quit Smoking

Oregon Quit Line

Birth Control

Implanon
Mirena IUD
Paragard IUD (copper T)

Sexually transmitted Diseases

General information: Center for Disease Control
Herpes: Westover Heights Herpes Handbook

Sexuality after Menopause

Menopause MD

Breastfeeding resources

American College of Nurse Midwives
La Leche League
Learning and trouble shooting breastfeeding – Dr. Jack Newman
Department of Health of Human Services on breastfeeding

Postpartum depression

Baby Blues Connection

Healthy eating and weight loss

Harvard healthy plate

Pregnancy/childbirth/parenting

Dr. Sears
Baby Center