WEBTREATS: High-Risk Pregnancy, Pregnancy Loss, and Infertility

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.

Please also refer to the WEBTREAT on Pregnancy, as many of these sites include relevant information.

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

Immunization for Women
This College website has information on vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety, immunization schedules, and immunization during pregnancy.

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
ASRM is the membership organization for physicians with an interest in infertility and reproductive medicine. Resources on this website include news, guidelines and other publications, and links to other resources.

ReproductiveFacts.org
This is ASRM’s website for patients and consumers. The website includes news on reproductive health and information on topics such as infertility treatments, men’s and women’s health, and other issues.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Assisted Reproductive Technology
This site includes publications and reports on assisted reproductive technology, including annual reports on fertility clinic success rates.

Compassionate Friends
This is a national nonprofit organization that assists families following the death of a child of any age and provides information to help others be supportive. The website includes a chapter locator.

Fetal Hope Foundation
The Fetal Hope Foundation’s mission is to provide support and information, fund research, and increase awareness of fetal conditions and syndromes, such as twin-twin transfusion syndrome, intrauterine growth restriction, and many others.

International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID)
INCIID provides information on family-building options. The website includes a provider directory and information on infertility, miscarriage, pregnancy, adoption, insurance, and the IVF scholarship program.

Livestrong Fertility
This organization provides information and support to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments may cause infertility. The website has information on cancer and fertility, financial aid, and more.

March of Dimes
The March of Dimes website includes information on pregnancy such as prenatal care, preventing birth defects and premature birth, labor and delivery, and caring for a baby.

MedlinePlus – Health Problems in Pregnancy
From the National Library of Medicine, this site for consumers includes information on high-risk pregnancy, and also includes links to other MedlinePlus pages on specific conditions in pregnancy.

MedlinePlus – Infertility
From the National Library of Medicine, this site for consumers includes information on infertility and also includes links to other MedlinePlus pages.

MedlinePlus – Miscarriage
From the National Library of Medicine, this site for consumers includes information on miscarriage and stillbirth, and also includes links to other MedlinePlus pages.

MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health
This website from Massachusetts General Hospital has information on PMS, fertility and mental health, mental illness during pregnancy, postpartum psychiatric disorders, and the use of psychiatric drugs during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Motherisk
Motherisk provides evidence-based information for professionals and consumers about morning sickness and the safety or risk of drugs, herbs, chemicals, and diseases during pregnancy and lactation.

Multiples of America
Also known as the National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs (NOMOTC), this website includes information on multiple births and links to local clubs for parents of twins, triplets, and more.

National Diabetes Education Program
This website has information on gestational diabetes, including diagnosis, management, and prevention. There is also a link to the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse FAQ on gestational diabetes.

Polycystic Ovarian System Association
This organization provides information, support, and advocacy for women and girls with PCOS. The site has an online newsletter and information on PCOS symptoms and treatments.

Preeclampsia Foundation
The Preeclampsia Foundation funds research, raises awareness, and provides support and education on preeclampsia. The website has information on preeclampsia including signs and symptoms, risk factors, and more.

Resolve: The National Infertility Association
Resolve provides infertility information and support. The website has information for patients and professionals on infertility treatment options, support groups, financial assistance, and more.

Sidelines National High-Risk Pregnancy Support Network
Sidelines is a non-profit organization that provides support for women and their families experiencing complicated pregnancies and premature births, with an emphasis on bed rest.

Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART)
SART is an organization for professionals practicing assisted reproductive technologies, such as in vitro fertilization. The website has information for patients on infertility treatments and IVF success rates.

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)
SMFM is the membership organization for physicians certified in maternal-fetal medicine. The site has some consumer information on high-risk pregnancies and a physician locator.

SMFM: High-Risk Pregnancy
This booklet from SMFM defines high-risk pregnancy and includes statistics, information on specific conditions and procedures, and information on research.

Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
This is the organization for reproductive endocrinologists – physicians who treat reproductive disorders and infertility in both men and women. Booklets, fact sheets, and a physician locator are available on this website.

Triplet Connection
Triplet Connection is an international network for expectant and current parents of triplets and higher-order multiple births. Information packets for expectant and new parents are available for purchase.


Mash/jer last revised 3/27/14

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