Other Places To Get Help
|American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
|409 12th Street SW|
|P.O. Box 70620|
|Washington, DC 20024-9998|
|Phone: ||(202) 638-5577|
|Web Address: ||www.acog.org|
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(ACOG) is a nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for
women, including teens. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient
education materials. The Web publications section of the site has patient
education pamphlets on many women's health topics, including reproductive
health, breast-feeding, violence, and quitting smoking.
|American Pregnancy Association|
|1425 Greenway Drive|
|Irving, TX 75038|
|Fax: ||(972) 550-0800|
|Web Address: ||www.americanpregnancy.org|
The American Pregnancy Association is a national health
organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through
education, research, advocacy, and community awareness. You can call a
toll-free helpline or use the Web site to request patient education materials.
|March of Dimes|
|1275 Mamaroneck Avenue|
|White Plains, NY 10605|
|Phone: ||(914) 997-4488|
|Web Address: ||www.marchofdimes.com|
The March of Dimes tries to improve the health of babies
by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and early death. March of Dimes
supports research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies'
lives. The organization's website has information on premature birth, birth
defects, birth defects testing, pregnancy, and prenatal care.
|Office on Women's Health|
|Department of Health and Human Services|
|200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E|
|Washington, DC 20201|
|Fax: ||(202) 205-2631|
|Web Address: ||www.womenshealth.gov|
The Office on Women's Health is a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It provides women's health information to a variety of
audiences, including consumers, health professionals, and researchers.
|Organization of Teratology Information Services
|Phone: ||1-866-626-OTIS (1-866-626-6847) toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.otispregnancy.org|
This organization provides information about the fetal
risks of numerous medicines, herbal products, infections, vaccines, chemicals,
mothers' medical conditions, illegal drugs, and other exposures (such as high
heat levels from hot tub and sauna use).
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
July 23, 2012
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