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OBGYN.net

A comprehensive resource on all things dealing with women's health and health issues, aimed at women and medical professionals. While there is lots of technical information, the site offers a wiki, forums and more.

Puberty 101

Puberty 101 offers many links and resources to teens designed to answer questions about puberty and sexual health, but also about issues such as drug abuse and mental health.

Human Anatomy Online

Human Anatomy Online is an in-depth site showing interactive maps of many anatomical systems, such as the muscular, reproductive, nervous and skeletal systems.

Body Quest

Body Quest has links overviews of the many systems of the body, including circulatory, reproductive, nervous and skeletal systems.

MTV's It's Your Sex Life

MTV gets on the sexual health train by providing youth with information about preventing pregnancy, STDs and testing, and relationship issues. Each section is full of links, infographics, and resources for taking action, including finding a testing center near you and ways to become a GYT (Get-Yourself-Tested) advocate.

iwannaknow.org

Supported by the American Social Health Association, iwannaknow.org is a search function that allows youth to easily search topics of interest to them. Primarily devoted to preventing the transmission of STIs, there are also topics on puberty, love and relationships, and reproductive information.

Granny Panties

I'm 16 and I used to be pregnant.

Abortion & Trauma: The Bigger Picture

Studies, and reports on them, like this amaze me. Of course, the pro-life blogs and sources are all over this already like white on rice.

Of COURSE a lot of women suffer long-term trauma with abortion, and of course it's longer-term than miscarrying (pity they didn't also include women's psychological states after childbirth, the first year of parenting and adoption).

You miscarry, everyone says, "Oh, I am so sorry." This is said whether you wanted to be pregnant, whether you planned to bring a pregnancy to term or not. This is not usually the case with abortion: in part because a lot of women don't -- can't -- tell anyone they have even had an abortion.

You are told again and again that a miscarriage is not your fault. Rarely are women told an abortion is not our fault. We are told miscarriage is okay, because it is out of our control. Because we chose to have an abortion somehow that negates the fact that the systems we l Read more...

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