Novant Health Rankin OB/GYN strives to provide our patients with the most current and comprehensive health information available. If you have a question, don't hesitate to ask any of our providers. If you would like to learn more or search for answers on your own, the following list of resources has been recommended by our doctors and nurses:
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)
Have questions related to obstetrics or gynecology? Chances are someone else has sought the same information. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has an extensive FAQ database with answers to many common questions.
Well women, pregnant women and women looking for information about specific disorders will find womenshealth.gov to be an invaluable resource. The site is supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides comprehensive women's health and pregnancy information in Spanish. Healthfinder.gov en espanol le ofrece la informacion mas actualizada para que usted y sus seres queridos se mantengan saludables.
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Osteoporosis affects 10 million Americans. If you want to learn more about osteoporosis or low bone density, the National Osteoporosis Foundation is an excellent resource.
If you are thinking about having a baby, trying to conceive, pregnant or a new parent, babycenter.com has answers, tips and tools for you. The site showcases everything from videos about birth to a baby name explorer to help you choose the perfect name.
Choose My Plate
Good nutrition is key for pregnant and breastfeeding women. The United States Department of Agriculture can help you decide what to eat to keep you and your baby healthiest.
Detailed information about fertility, infertility and pregnancy can be found on this site presented by The Mayo Clinic. A Due Date Calculator helps you determine when to expect your baby's arrival.
Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
Confused about what fish and seafood you should and should not eat during your pregnancy? The FDA provides this resource to explain the healthiest food choices for you and your baby.