This list, prepared by the College Resource Center Librarians from other sources, is provided for information only. Referral to these sites does not imply the 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.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Unintended Pregnancy Prevention
This CDC site links to resources on contraception, sterilization, data, and the United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraception (USMEC). The full USMEC guidelines, summary charts, and updates are available here. The US Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use 2013 were published in MMWR 62(5): June 21, 2013.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Kaiser Health News
This site provides links to wide variety of tutorials, reference libraries, and issue modules, including EC, Medicaid, and legal issues.
Women’s Health Policy
K4Health: Knowledge for health
Funded by the USAID Office of Global Health and implemented by The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Communication Programs (CCP), Family Health International (FHI), and Management Sciences for Health (MSH), K4Health provides a one stop source for evidence-based, accurate, and up-to-date information on family planning and HIV.
National Abortion Federation
Early Options: A Provider’s Guide to Medical Abortion
This website provides accurate information on emergency contraception, searchable databases for providers and EC pills, and other key information.
PLANetWIRE.org is a newsroom for journalists who want the latest information about reproductive health rights and services, maternal and child health, youth participation, and other topics.
POPLINE, prepared by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, provides citations with abstracts of the worldwide literature in the field of population, family planning, and related issues.
This is a sexuality and contraception site sponsored by SOGC.
Fellowship in Family Planning
UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
Kenneth J Ryan Residency Training Program in Abortion and Family Planning
For more information on Ryan programs visit here.
American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Annual Women’s Health Care
Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Center for Reproductive Rights
EngenderHealth (formerly AVSC)
Exhale: An after Abortion Counseling Talkline
Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
FHI 360 (formerly Family Health International)
Reproductive and Sexual Health
Institute for Reproductive Health – Overview of Fertility-Awareness Based Methods (2-day, standard, lactational amenorrhea)
International Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ICEC)
Medical Students for Choice
National Abortion Federation
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
The Fog Zone
National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
National Network of Abortion Funds
Physicians for Reproductive Health (formerly Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health)
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Provide (formerly Abortion Access Project)
Women’s Global Health Imperative
Society of Family Planning
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
WHO Sexual and Reproductive Health
pvh last revised 6/20/2013