A collection of resouces that have been selected by the Ulster County Partners in Public Health - Healthy Women Council.
A CDC website that is focused on promoting and protecting the health, safety, and quality of life of women at every stage in life.
To help more pregnant women and new moms get information about caring for their health and giving their babies the best possible start in life, the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) launched text4baby, the first free health text messaging service in the U.S.Text4baby supports moms by providing accurate, text-length health information and resources in a format that is personal and timely, using a channel she knows and uses.
Healthy Women was founded by the National Women's Health Resource Center as a resource for women that includes information on healthy living, pregnancy and parenting, midlife and beyond, a list of popular health topics and concerns, along with an online community that includes videos, blogs, and other's experiences, as well as an "ask the expert" section.
WebMD provides a guide to women's health that includes (but is not limited to) healthy diet, rest and relaxation, and physical fitness, as well as health news, questions and answers, and many other vast topics that relate to women's health.
Established by the Children's Hospital Boston, The Center for Young Women's Health provides girls an insight to healthy living as they develop through their teen years. The site includes resources such as emotional health, fitness, nutrition, and sexual health. It also includes topic related quizzes and guides for parents with teen girls.
WomensHealth.gov has produced a site that homes information on health topics, publications, headlines, and up-to-date information on government action concerning health.
1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer within her lifetime. BreastCancer.org has provided the need to knows about preventing and treating breast cancer, as well as information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and side effects, and other topics.
The American Pregnancy Association gives a detailed understanding of pregnancy wellness and everything it entails. It provides information on things such as emotional changes, exercise during pregnancy, nutrition during pregnancy, and possible lifestyle concerns.