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Environmental Impacts on Reproductive Health

(Published January 2010)

Resources for Providers and Patients

This chapter lists environmental health resources for providers and patients.

For Providers

Many resources are available on environmental health and reproductive toxicants. Providers should investigate these resources for their own education and to have ready access to information for patients. A good starting place is ARHP’s Reproductive Health and the Environment Topic Area. The site provides news articles, fact sheets, research updates, links to other organizations, and clinician resources, including:

In addition to those already discussed in this monograph, a number of other clinician-oriented resources are available to educate and raise awareness, which will aid in patient counseling. Those resources include:

Local environmental health specialists also may be helpful sources of information.

For Patients

There are many resources available for patients to help them better understand these issues and take steps to reduce exposure to toxicants. Below is a sample of resources health care providers could share with their patients.

The ARHP Reproductive Health and the Environment Topic Area provides valuable patient education resources, including:

Several national organizations publish reliable patient education materials about topics related to environmental exposures: