Please note: the professional staff at Capital Women’s Care has carefully reviewed these links as sources to promote women’s health; however, we cannot always guarantee their validity, nor do we always agree with their content. Descriptions provided below originate directly from the referenced website and were not written by Capital Women’s Care.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
This official website of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists provides a physician directory, health columns, post-graduate courses and much more.
National Women’s Health Resource Center
NWHRC’s mission is to educate women about health issues that concern them the most, and to help women make more informed decisions about their health.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
The National Osteoporosis Foundation is a leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection and treatment of osteoporosis.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition seeks to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer.
BabyCenter.com provides expectant and new parents with trusted, high-quality information on pregnancy and baby, a supportive online community, and a baby store featuring thousands of products.
Umbilical Cord Banking
Cord Blood Registry
Your online resource for information on umbilical cord blood and the services available through the Cord Blood Registry, the largest family bank of cord blood stem cells in the United States.
We encourage our expecting moms to visit Viacord and learn why preserving your baby’s umbilical cord blood at the time of birth may be one of the most important decisions you can make for your baby’s and your family’s future.
Stem cells from umbilical cord blood are known to treat over 70 diseases, and have been used in over 8,000 transplants worldwide. We invite you to visit this website to learn more about the important decision of banking your baby’s umbilical cord blood. Once you’ve learned all the facts, you won’t trust anyone else but Cryo-Cell Cord Blood Bank to protect your family.
This site was created to help girls aged 10-16 learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on health topics that girls are concerned about and helps motivate them to choose healthy behaviors by using positive, supportive, and non-threatening messages. The site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home.
The North American Menopause Society
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) is a nonprofit organization that provides a forum for a multitude of scientific disciplines with an interest in the human female menopause.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association Women’s website gives women of all ages the facts on women’s heart disease and stroke.
American Medical Association
The official website of the American Medical Association.
American Psychological Association
The official website of the American Psychological Association.
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
This online information source has an extensive women’s health section.
National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine Web site provides diverse health information.