Resources

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Women’s Health


Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:

BreastfeedingU.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Breastfeeding Report Card
 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Healthy Pregnancy – 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
International Lactation Consultant Association
Knowledge Path: Preconception and Pregnancy
 – Maternal and Child Health Library
La Leche League International
Loving Support© Makes Breastfeeding Work – USDA WIC Works Resource System
MyPlate – U.S. Department of Agriculture.
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health – Georgetown University
Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Supporting Nursing Moms at Work: Employer Solutions – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General
Text4Baby – National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
United States Breastfeeding Committee
United States Lactation Consultant Association
Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Reexaming the Guidelines – Institute of Medicine
World Breastfeeding Week – The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

Menopause: 
Eating Right During Menopause – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
International Menopause Society
Menopause – Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Menopause – womenshealth.gov
Menopause: Time for a Change 
– National Institute on Aging
Perimenopause: Changes, Treatment, Staying Healthy – Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Sexual Health & Menopause – The North American Menopause Society
WEBTREATS: Menopause – The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The Wisdom of Menopause (Book) – Dr. Christiane Northrup

Womens’ Health:

Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gap – Institute of Medicine
Health Care and Long-Term Care Policy: Concerns Facing Older Women – Kaiser Family Foundation
The Healthy Woman: A Complete Guide for All Ages – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HealthyWomen.Org 
Make the Call. Don’t Miss a Beat. – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Micronutrients for Older Adults – Oregon State University – Linus Pauling Institute
MyPlate – U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Women’s Health Information Center – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Research on Women’s Health                             
Sex and Gender Women’s Health Collaborative                                                                                       
Society for Women’s Health Research

Women’s Health – DHHS. Health Resources and Services Administration
Women’s Health Prevention Brief – Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
Women’s Health Research: Progress, Pitfalls, and Promise – Institute of Medicine
Women’s Health Resources – Medline Plus
Women Stay Healthy At Any Age – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Women’s Reproductive Health – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Career Resources: 

Job Seekers

EatRight Careers is a valuable resource where you can search for professional openings in nutrition and dietetics and post your CV/resume for FREE. Job listings are submitted directly by hospitals, clinics or university-based settings and feature current employment opportunities within the food and nutrition profession. Use the tools on EatRight Careers to:

  • Job Search – search for positions as a dietitian, dietetic technician, chef/culinary professional and more by discipline, location, keywords and other filters.
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  • Job Alerts – Register to define your job criteria and automatically receive notifications when a new job is posted that meets your specifications.

Employers

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