WEBTREATS Adolescent Sexuality and Pregnancy

This list, prepared by the College Resource Center Librarians from other sources, is provided for information only.  Referral to these sites does not imply endorsement of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of either the organization or their contents, expressed views, programs, or political activities.   Further, the College does not endorse any commercial products that may be advertised or available from these organizations or on these websites. This list is not meant to be comprehensive; the exclusion of a site does not reflect the quality of that site.  Please note that sites and URLs are subject to change without warning.

Please also refer to the WEBTREAT Adolescent and Pediatric Health, as many of these sites include relevant information.

Advocates for Youth
This organization promotes efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. This website includes information for teenagers and parents on a wide variety of reproductive health topics.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACOG Patient Education Pamphlets are available full text in the member section, and FAQs for patients and a “find an ob-gyn” tool are available on the For Patients page.

Annual Women’s Health Care
This College website has information on annual exams for women, including needed screening tests, evaluations, counseling, and immunizations based on age and risk factors, and includes links to College guidelines.

Bedsider.org
This website has information to help young women find the birth control method that is right for them. There is information on each method, where to get birth control, videos on myths and facts, and more.

Center for Young Women's Health
This website offers links to information for teens about nutrition, fitness, emotional health, sexuality, gynecology, and other topics. The website also includes guides for parents.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
This page from the CDC has information on HPV vaccines and vaccine safety, screening, prevention, and treatment. Links to statistics and resources for health professionals are also available.

CDC: Teen Pregnancy
This CDC website has information for teens, parents, and health care providers on teen pregnancy and pregnancy prevention.

Go Ask Alice!
This website from Columbia University is an interactive question and answer service with information on many women's health topics, including sexual health, relationships, general health, and more.

Guttmacher Institute – Adolescents
This website has data and the full text of fact sheets, policy articles, reports, and more on adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

Healthy Teen Network
This is a national organization focused on adolescent health and well-being, emphasizing teen pregnancy, pregnancy prevention, and teen parenting.

IWannaKnow.org
This website for teens and young adults from the American Social Health Association has information on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
This is an initiative whose goal is to reduce unplanned and teenage pregnancy. The website includes fact sheets, statistics, state information, and full-text publications.

North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
NASPAG is the organization for professionals in pediatric and adolescent gynecology. The website includes health information for patients and links to other resources.

Office of Adolescent Health: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Resource Center
This website includes training materials and resources for organizations working to reduce teen pregnancy, including e-learning modules, podcasts, webinars, and annual conferences on topics related to pregnancy prevention.

Planned Parenthood Federation of America: Info for Teens
This website has information for teens on sex, reproductive health, birth control, abortion, sexual orientation, STDs, and a health center locator.

Sex, Etc.
Sex, Etc. is part of the Teen-to-Teen Sexuality Education Project developed by Answer at Rutgers University. The site contains information written by teens on many aspects of sexuality and sex education.

Sexualityandu.ca
This site from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has information on sex, birth control, and STDs.

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
SIECUS promotes sexuality education, sexual health, and sexual rights. The site contains information and publications on sex education and sexual health, and information for parents.

StayTeen.org
This website for teenagers has information on preventing teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, dating abuse, and more.

StayTeen.org Birth Control Explorer
At this website, users can learn about the different methods of birth control and determine which method would be best for them. Birth control methods can be sorted in various ways such as most effective or non-hormonal. Users can learn more by clicking on each method.

Talking with Kids About Tough Issues
This site offers guides to talking with children on a variety of issues, including sex, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs, alcohol, and more.


mash/jer last revised 4/7/15

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