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Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia

“In July 2011, National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC) and Cancer Australia amalgamated to form a single national agency to provide leadership in cancer control and improve outcomes for Australians affected by cancer.” Find here many free resources to due with breast and ovarian cancer, geared towards both the public and to professionals.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

The National Coalition for LGBT Health

The National Coalition for LGBT Health

Health resources with the purpose of eliminating disparities in the health outcomes of LGBT populations based upon sexual orientation or gender presentation. The coalition seeks to increase participation by the LGBT community in advocacy for public and private sector policies affecting the delivery of healthcare to LGBT clients.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Sexuality; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Men’s Health

Breastfeeding – Introduction

Breastfeeding – Introduction

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosts this site on breastfeeding, which includes information regarding how diseases and specific conditions affect human milk, proper handling and storage information for human milk, how specific vaccinations affect a woman???s milk supply, travel recommendations for the nursing mother and more. The s …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

The Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA)

“HMBANA is a non-profit association of donor human milk banks established in 1985 to set standards for and to facilitate establishment and operation of milk banks in North America.” This site also contains information about donor milk processing, the history of milk banking, and a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about milk banking.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

BioNews

BioNews

“BioNews, published by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) – a registered charity (number 1011897) whose Patron is Baroness Mary Warnock – provides accurate, balanced and timely news and comment on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Genetics

Just the Facts: Baby

Just the Facts: Baby

Provides information for new and expecting parents. Contains sections about baby care, pregnancy, and parenting. Site features include a panel of experts answering common questions, a due date calculator, and pregnancy birth plan.
Subject: Reference–Experts & How-To; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

The Cycles Page

The Cycles Page

“The Cycles Page is a web-based application to help you track your monthly menstrual cycle. Because the dates it generates are based on statistics from previous months, it becomes more useful the more you use it… Please keep in mind that this program was written as a general tool to assist you in recording and forecasting your menstrual cycle, th …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Menstruation

Breastfeeding.com – Everything for the New Mom

Breastfeeding.com – Everything for the New Mom

Comprehensive site offering resources on breastfeeding and other infant parenting issues, especially directed towards new parents. Lactation consultants staff an “Ask an Expert” section. Sponsors a separate community for healthcare professionals to discuss lactation issues.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

Lesbian Health – Womenshealth.gov

Lesbian Health – Womenshealth.gov

Answers to frequently asked medical questions and key health information for lesbians and bisexual women, produced by the National Women’s Health Information Center of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health; Health & Medical Sciences–Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Health

Susan G. Komen for the Cure: About Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure: About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer-related health information and news. “Here, you’ll find the latest information on diagnosis and treatment, risk factors and screening, including our Breast Cancer Risk Factors Table, and a host of other topics???like complementary therapies, life after treatment, and quality medical care.”
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breast Cancer

Breastfeeding: Best for Baby. Best for Mom.

Breastfeeding: Best for Baby. Best for Mom.

This site is hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at WomensHealth.gov. It contains a wealth of information, from common questions and answers about breastfeeding, benefits of breastfeeding, and information about the National Breastfeeding Campaign, including a radio interview with Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona. This sit …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

Pregnancy Guide to Fetal Development

Pregnancy Guide to Fetal Development

The University of Maryland Medical Center created this site which allows you to get an ???insider???s view of a baby in the making??? from its conception all the way to term. You can watch the entire development or freeze the images week by week to see how the fetus changes and grows over time.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

VBAC.com

VBAC.com

This site provides mothers-to-be and maternity care professionals access to research-based information, resources, continuing education and support for VBAC* (vaginal birth after cesarean).
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

Pregnancy.org

Pregnancy.org

This site contains information regarding preconception, pregnancy and early childhood. Full of interesting tools, it includes a customizable pregnancy calendar, baby name finder, bulletin boards to chat with other expectant moms, a video library, and articles and essays all about fertility, pregnancy, birth and beyond.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

myMidwife.org

myMidwife.org

Created by the American College of Nurse Midwives, this site contains information on midwifery, pregnancy, and family centered care. Find out what midwives do, information on prenatal, gynecological, and infant care, or find a certified midwife.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy, Birth & Breastfeeding–Birth

PSI: Postpartum Support International

PSI: Postpartum Support International

Find out what postpartum depression/mood disorders are and their symptoms, in addition to locating postpartum resources for moms and their families, resources for fathers, and information on finding support groups in your area.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Mental Health–Depression; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

Kellymom.com: Breastfeeding and Parenting

Kellymom.com: Breastfeeding and Parenting

Kellymom.com offers breastfeeding support and information, including free, downloadable handouts. The site also includes information on parenting, when to start solid foods, nutrition for mom and baby, and post-partum depression. Searchable.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Parenting & Family Life; Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Breastfeeding

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth seeks to prepare pregnant women and their partners for a well-informed, natural birth experience through a series of 12 classes. This method of childbirth education is also called ???Husband-Coached Childbirth.??? This site contains information on diet for pregnancy and a directory of certified Bradley Met …
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth

AskDrSears.com

AskDrSears.com

This comprehensive site contains information on pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, family nutrition, fussy babies, sleep problems, childhood illnesses, bottlefeeding and more.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Women’s Health–Pregnancy & Birth