Patient Education & Support

Patient Education Articles | Pregnancy & Childbirth
Share a Story | Support Organizations

Patient Education Articles

The following links take you to patient-friendly information provided by womenshealthchannel, a physician-monitored resource:

Pregnancy & Childbirth

Do you have a personal health story that you would like to share with others?

Many people, especially when newly diagnosed, find comfort in knowing that others are having similar experiences. This is also helpful for loved ones of those dealing with health-related issues.

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For an interactive discussion on medical topics, please visit womenshealthchannel's peer-to-peer forum.

Support Organizations

The following links are provided and monitored by, the publisher of womenshealthchannel:, Inc., does not endorse specific organizations. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following links, which are provided as a courtesy. If any information requires updating, please contact womenshealthchannel.

National Child Abuse Hotline
1.800.422.4453 (1-800-4-A-Child)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1.800.799.7233 (1-800-799-SAFE)

Poison Control

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

Post Abortion Stress Syndrome Support

Cancer Site Finder
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)
Shared Experience Cancer Support

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
CFIDS Association of America
American Pain Foundation

Endometriosis Association (EA)

Epilepsy Foundation

National Fibromyalgia Association


The American Fertility Association (AFA)

The North American Menopause Society
The Australasian Menopause Society

The Miscarriage Association

Natural Medicine
Dr. Laurie Steelsmith: Total Health Through Natural Healing

American Pregnancy Association
Pregnancy Calendars

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome Association

Sexual Health
A website for healthcare consumers by the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Inc.

National Vulvodynia Association (NVA)

Consumer Health Education Center
National Women's Health Information Center
Safe Medication

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