Resources for Professionals
Preventing Neonatal Pollution: Protecting the Health of the Next Generation
Reproductive Health Professional Society Resources
Go to Professional Health Society Resolutions
Go to Sample Symposium Agendas for reproductive health professional societies
Free CME Webinars and Materials for Patients and Educators, from the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP):
Toxic Matters brochure. A brochure that highlights how to prevent exposure to toxic substances at home, in the workplace and in your community. Produced by the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE) at the University of California, San Francisco.
Clinical Proceedings from Planned Parenthood and ARHP.
Planned Parenthood and the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals have just released an accredited clinical monograph on Environmental Impacts on Reproductive Health. The purpose of the monograph is to provide front-line clinicians with practical guidance on environmental reproductive health issues, based on the best available evidence.
Pamphlet for Expecting Moms.
The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has developed a color, folded, cross-cultural pamphlet to be given to women at Ob-Gyn appointments. This educational pamphlet for expecting moms explains environmental risks at home, in the workplace, and outdoors and is intended for use in clinics and doctors offices around the country. Contributing partners include the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), American College of Nurse Midwives, and the V.A. women's health program, with funding from the John Merck Fund. Link to the Spanish version of the pamphlet
Clinical Tools on Toxics
These tools from are specifically for healthcare providers addressing environmental health issues in the clinical setting. They include reference guides, patient education materials, assessment tools, and handbooks.
University of California, San Francisco, Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (UCSF PEHSU)
This unit is part of a network across North America dedicated to providing expertise on the connection between children’s health and the environment. Children are uniquely vulnerable to environmental contaminants because they are still developing and their behavior can expose them more hazards. The UCSF PEHSU aims to reduce these risks by providing training for health professionals, offering consultations to families and communities, and developing educational resources on environmental health issues that affect children.