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.
|Emergency Contraception Website|
|Phone: ||1-888-NOT-2-LATE (1-888-668-2528)|
|Web Address: ||ec.princeton.edu|
This Web site provides information about emergency
contraception. This includes the correct use, effectiveness, and expected side
effects of emergency contraception, along with how regular contraceptive pills
can be used for emergency contraception. The Web site is operated by the Office
of Population Research at Princeton University and by the Association of
Reproductive Health Professionals.
A searchable database of
emergency contraceptive providers in the United States is also
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and
|Nemours Home Office|
|10140 Centurion Parkway|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It
has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and
diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website
offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing
age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can
sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|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.
|Planned Parenthood Federation of
|434 West 33rd Street|
|New York, NY 10001|
|Phone: ||1-800-230-PLAN (1-800-230-7526)|
|Fax: ||(212) 245-1845|
|Web Address: ||www.plannedparenthood.org|
The Planned Parenthood Federation of American provides
comprehensive reproductive health care and consumer information about family
planning, sexual health, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
The Teen Talk Web site (www.plannedparenthood.org/teen-talk) has information for teens about dating, teen pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, how teens can protect themselves against STDs, and more.
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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