Helpful Links


 

The professional staff at Capital Women’s Care carefully reviewed the links below, to provide sources that promote women’s health. Please note: we cannot always guarantee their validity, nor do we always agree with their content.

Holy Cross Hospital

Holy Cross Home Page

Online Patient Pre-Registration
Register with the hospital and enter your information before your delivery.

Women’s Health

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Provides a physician directory, health columns, post-graduate courses and much more.

National Women’s Health Resource Center
Educates women about health issues that concern them the most and helps women make more informed decisions about their health.

National Osteoporosis Foundation
A leading resource for up-to-date, medically sound information on the causes, prevention, detection, and treatment of osteoporosis.

Osteoporosis Defined: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Raising awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer.

National Institute on Aging
Provides information related to aging, menopause, and other changes within the female body.

Baby-Related

Baby Center
Trusted, high-quality information on pregnancy and baby, a supportive online community, and a baby store featuring thousands of products for expectant and new parents.

Umbilical Cord Banking

Cord Blood Registry
Online resource for information on umbilical cord blood and the services available through the largest family bank of cord blood stem cells in the United States.

Viacord
Learn why preserving your baby’s umbilical cord blood at the time of birth may be one of the most important decisions you can make for your baby’s and your family’s future.

Cryo-Cell
Stem cells from umbilical cord blood are known to treat over 70 diseases and have been used in over 8,000 transplants worldwide.

Adolescent Health

Girlshealth.gov
Specifically for girls ages 10-16 to learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face.

General Health

American Heart Association
Find information about heart disease and stroke for women of all ages.

American Medical Association
The official Web site of the American Medical Association. 

Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
This online information source has an extensive women’s health section.

National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine Web site provides diverse health information.

Prevention Magazine
Health-related information from the publishers of Prevention magazine.