Overview of Women’s Health (National Library of Medicine)
Selected links to information on prenatal care and pregnancy.
Selected links to information on childbirth and post-delivery care.
Birth Control (MedlinePlus)
A good starting point for information on all aspects of birth control.
Birth Control Methods: Frequently Asked Questions (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: WomensHealth.gov)
Describes the different methods of birth control, including how well they work to prevent pregnancy, how well they work to prevent sexually
transmitted diseases, and which ones require a visit to the doctor.
Modern Birth Control Methods (healthywomen.org)
In addition to its coverage of newer methods, this page also goes over the older ones.
Contraception (Merck Manual Home Edition)
Discusses a wide range of birth control options, including oral contraceptives, skin patches, vaginal rings, contraceptive implants and injections,
barrier methods, spermicides, IUDs. Also covers emergency contraception. Includes a table that quickly summarizes how effective each method is in
Menopause (Mayo Clinic)
A comprehensive overview of symptoms, treatment options and self-care measures.
Midlife and Beyond (healthywomen.org)
A reference center for women 50 and older.