Reproductive Health Resources

Keeping current on reproductive health issues and finding answers to your and your patients’ questions are more easily accomplished if you have on hand an array of resources and materials. This listing from our book, Contraceptive Technology, presents some selected reproductive health resources developed by the authors of Contraceptive Technology and resources that colleagues have brought to our attention. The list is not complete, so if you have suggestions for future editions, please contact us.

Several organizations have a wealth of helpful and quality resources. Materials from the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, Family Health International, and any branch of the federal government are not copyrighted and may be reproduced.

Webpages with Active Links to Other Websites

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
CDC National Prevention Network
Contraceptive Technology
Department of Health and Human Services

Network of Professional Organizations

Advocates for Youth
AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service (ACTIS)
Alan Guttmacher Institute
Alliance for Microbicide Development
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists
American College Health Association
American College of Nurse Midwives
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
American Public Heath Association (APHA)
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
American Social Health Association (ASHA)
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
California Family Health Council
Catholics for Choice
Centre for Development and Population Activities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
Coalition Advancing Multipurpose Innovations (CAMI)
Columbia University School of Public Health
Committee on Population, National Academy of Sciences
Contraceptive Research and Development Program (CONRAD)
East-West Center Program on Population
ETR Associates
Engender Health
Family Violence Prevention Fund
FHI 360
Ford Foundation
Ibis Reproductive Health
Institute for Reproductive Health
International Partnership for Microbicides
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
John Snow, Inc.
Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
Kaiser Family Foundation
National Abortion Federation (NAF)
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL)
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NRPRHA)
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Office on Women’s Health
Pathfinder International
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Population Action International (PAI)
Population Association of America (PAA)
Population Council
Population Institute
Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
Princeton University, Office of Population Research
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health
Program for International Training and Health (INTRAH)
Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing
Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP)
Rockefeller Foundation
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
United Nations Population Information Network
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
University of Michigan School of Public Health
University of North Carolina Population Center
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
World Bank
World Health Organization

Pharmaceutical Company Websites and Toll-free Phone Numbers

Company Product Phone number Website
Ansell Healthcare Condoms 1-800-232-1309
Apothecus Vaginal Contraceptive Film 1-800-227-2393
Bayer Healthcare OCs, progestin IUC 1-888-237-5394
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company OCs, ERT 1-800-321-1335
Church & Dwight Condoms 1-800-524-1328
Danco Laboratories Mifepristone 1-877-432-7596
Foundation Consumer Healthcare Plan B One-Step 1-800-330-1271 
GlaxoSmithKline Antivirals, antibiotics 1-888-825-5249
Mayer Laboratories Condoms, sponge 1-800-426-6366
Merck Pharmaceutical OCs, vaginal ring, implant 1-800-444-2080
Okamoto Condoms 1-800-283-7546
Parke Davis (Pfizer) OCs 1-800-223-0432
Pharmacia (Pfizer) Injectables, ERT 1-800-323-4204
Smart Practice Non-allergenic gloves 1-800-522-0800
3M Pharmaceuticals Wart treatment, BV treatment 1-800-328-0255
Watson Pharmaceuticals OCs, ella 1-800-272-5525
Wyeth Ayerst (Pfizer) OCs 1-800-438-1985

Hotlines and Websites

Topic Organization Hotline Website
Abortion Abortion Clinics OnLine
NARAL Pro-Choice America
National Abortion Federation
Ibis Reproductive Health
Adoption Adopt a Special Kid-America
Adoptive Families
AIDS Advocacy Gay Men’s Health Crisis
Project Inform
Alcoholism Alcoholics Anonymous
Al-Anon & Alateen Family Groups
American Council on Alcoholism
Center on Addiction and the Family
Co-Dependents Anonymous
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Anxiety (see also Depression) Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Freedom from Fear
NIMH Panic Disorder Information Line
Breast Cancer (see also Cancer) National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
Reach to Recovery (mastectomy patients)
Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization 1-800-221-2141
Breastfeeding International Lactation Consultant Association
La Leche League International
The Linkages Project
Cancer (see also specific cancers) American Cancer Society
American Childhood Cancer Foundation
National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information
Child Abuse Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline
KidsPeace National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Prevent Child Abuse America
1-800- 4-A-CHILD
Contraception Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
World Health Organization
Depression Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression
(1) 1-800-784-2433
(2) 1-800-442-HOPE
DomesticViolence Family Violence Prevention Fund (for clinicians)
Family Violence Prevention Fund (for women)
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Drug Abuse Alcohol & Drug Helpline
Narcotics Anonymous World Services
Eating Disorders National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
National Eating Disorders Association
1-800- 931-2237
Emergency Contraception Website
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
1-800-230-PLAN or
Endometriosis Endometriosis Association 1-800-992-ENDO
Family/parenting American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Pediatrics
Fitness Aerobics and Fitness Association  of America
Headaches National Headache Foundation 1-888-NHF-5552
Hepatitis Hepatitis B Coalition 1-651-647-9009
Herpes National Herpes Hotline (ASHA) 1-919-361-8488
CDC National HIV/AIDS Hotline
International AIDS Society-USA
Hospice National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization 1-800-658-8898
HPV National HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Hotline 1-919-361-4848
Hypertension American Heart Association 1-800-AHA-USA-1
Infertility Resolve National Infertility Helpline 1-703-506-3266
Interstitial Cystitis Interstitial Cystitis Association 1-800-HELP-ICA
Lactational Amenorrhea Method The Linkages Project
Menopause North American Menopause Society 1-440-442-7550
Natural Family Planning FertilityUK
Osteoporosis National Osteoporosis Foundation 1-800-223-9994
Ovarian Cancer (see also Cancer) National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 1-888-OVARIAN
Pregnancy, crisis (see also Adoption) America’s Pregnancy Helpline 1-888-942-6466
Pregnancy, delivery and postpartum Bradley Method
Depression After Delivery, Inc.
Lamaze International
Postpartum Support International 1-800-944-4PPD
Q & A Go Ask Alice
Sexual Assault Rape Abuse & Incest National Network 1-800-656-HOPE
Sexually Transmitted Infections American Social Health Association
CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
Smoking American Cancer Society
American Lung Association
Teens Planned Parenthood – For Teens 1-800-230-PLAN
Urinary Incontinence National Association for Continence 1-800-BLADDER
Women’s Health Office of Women’s Health (DHHS) 1-800-994-9662