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From Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause
From Our Bodies, Ourselves

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

General Menopause Resources
Sudden and Early Menopause
Women's Health and Advocacy 

GENERAL MENOPAUSE RESOURCES 

Books

Barbach, Lonnie. The Pause: Positive Approaches to Perimenopause and Menopause. 2nd ed. New York: The Penguin Group, 2000.

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. Our Bodies, Ourselves: A New Edition for a New Era. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Doress-Worters, Paula B., and Diana Laskin Siegal in cooperation with the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. The New Ourselves, Growing Older. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Greer, Germaine. The Change: Women, Aging, and the Menopause. Ballantine Books, 1993. Gullette, Margaret Meganroth. Aged by Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Kagan, Leslee, Bruce Kessel, and Herbert Benson. Mind over Menopause: The Complete Mind/Body Approach to Coping with Menopause. New York: Free Press, 2004.

Love, Susan M. Dr. Susan Love’s Menopause and Hormone Book. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2003.

National Women’s Health Network. The Truth about Hormone Replacement Therapy: How to Break Free from the Medical Myths of Menopause. Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, 2002.

North American Menopause Society. Menopause Guidebook. Cleveland, OH: North American Menopause Society, 2003.

Ojeda, Linda. Menopause without Medicine. Alameda, CA: Hunter House Publishers, 2003.

O’Leary Cobb, Janine. Understanding Menopause. Toronto: Key Porter Books Limited, 2001.

Seaman, Barbara. The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth. New York: Hyperion, 2003.

Stewart, Elizabeth Gunther, and Paula Spencer. The V Book: A Doctor’s Guide to Complete Vulvovaginal Health. New York: Bantam Books, 2002.

Topp, Elizabeth, and Dr. Carol Livoti. Vaginas: An Owner’s Manual. New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2004.

Weed, Susun. New Menopausal Years: The Wise Woman Way. Woodstock, NY: Ash Tree Publishing, 2002.

Periodicals

A Friend Indeed : Newsletter for Women in Menopause and Midlife
PO Box 260
Pembina, ND 58271-0260
294-989-8029 or
The Winnipeg Women’s Health Clinic
Main Floor
419 Graham Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba CANADA R3C 0M3

The Women’s Health Activist
The National Women’s Health Network
514 Tenth Street NW, Suite 400
 Washington, DC 20004
http://www.nwhn.org/

Organizations

American Menopause Foundation
350 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2822
 New York, NY 10118 
212-714-2398

WomensHealth.gov: Menopause
8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
1-800-994-WOMAN or 1-888-220-5446 (for hearing impaired

National Women’s Health Network
514 Tenth Street NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004
202-347-1140 or 202-628-7814 (for health information)
E-mail: nwhn@nwhn.org

North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
PO Box 94527
Cleveland, OH 44101
440-442-7550
E-mail: info@menopause.org

SUDDEN AND EARLY MENOPAUSE

Books

Banerd, Karin. Menopause Before 40: Coping with Premature Ovarian Failure. New Bern, NC: Trafford Publishing, 2004.

DeAngelo, Debbie. Sudden Menopause: Restoring Health and Emotional Well-Being.
Alameda, CA: Hunter House Publishers, 2001.

Elson, Jean. Am I Still a Woman? Hysterectomy and Gender Identity. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2004.

Icon Health Publications. Premature Menopause: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated Research Guide to Internet References. San Diego, CA: Icon Health Publications, 2004.

North American Menopause Society. Early Menopause Guidebook. Cleveland, OH: North American Menopause Society, 2003.

Vliet, Elizabeth Lee. It’s My Ovaries, Stupid! New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Organizations

Hysterectomy Educational Resources and Services (HERS) Foundation
422 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
888-750-HERS

The International Premature Ovarian Failure Association (IPOFA)
PO Box 23643
Alexandria, VA 22304
Support line: 703-913-4787

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1350
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-652-8585
Helpline: 888-623-0744

WOMEN'S HEALTH AND ADVOCACY

Books

Abramson, John. Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine. New York: HarperCollins, 2004.

Agnew, Vijay, ed. Women’s Health, Women’s Rights: Perspectives on Global Health Issues.
Toronto: Centre for Feminist Research (CFR), 2003.

Baumgardner, Jennifer and Amy Richards. Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

Bobo, Kimberly, Jackie Kendall, and Steve Max. Organizing for Social Change: The Midwest
Academy Manual for Activists
. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Seven Locks Press, 2001.

Klein, Linda A. The Support Group Sourcebook: What They Are, How You Can Find One, and How They Can Help You. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

Krieger, Nancy, ed. Embodying Inequality: Epidemiologic Perspectives. Amityville, NY: Bay-wood Publishing Company, 2004.

MoveOn.org. MoveOn’s 50 Ways to Love Your Country: How to Find Your Political Voice and Become a Catalyst for Change. Maui, HI: Inner Ocean Publishing, 2004.

Pogrebin, Letty Cottin. Getting over Getting Older: An Intimate Journey. New York: Berkley Publishing Group, 1997.

Sered, Susan, and Rushika Fernandopulle, Uninsured in America: Life and Death in the Land of Opportunity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

Worcester, Nancy, and Mariamne H. Whatley, eds. Women’s Health: Readings on Social, Economic, and Political Issues. 4th ed. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2004.

Organizations

Black Women’s Health Imperative (formerly National Black Women’s Health Project)
600 Pennsylvania Ave. SE,
#310
Washington, DC 20003
202-548-4000

Breast Cancer Action
55 New Montgomery
Suite 323
San Francisco, CA 94105
877-2STOPBC (toll-free)

Canadian Women’s Health Network
419 Graham Avenue
Suite 203
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3C 0M3
888-818-9172

Center for Medical Consumers
239 Thompson Street
New York, NY 10012
212-674-7105

The Feminist Majority
1600 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 801
Arlington, VA 22209
703-522-2214

Gray Panthers
1612 K Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
800-280-5362 or 202-737-6637

The League of Women Voters
1730 M Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036-4508
202-429-1965

National Asian Women’s Health Organization
One Embarcadero Center
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94111
415-773-2838

National Council of Negro Women, Inc. African American Women as We Age Campaign
633 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004
202-737-0120

National Organization for Women
1100 H Street NW
3rd floor
Washington, DC 20005
202-628-8NOW

National Women’s Law Center
11 Dupont Circle NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
202-588-5180

OWL: Older Women’s League, The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
1750 New York Avenue NW
Suite 350
Washington, DC 20006
202-783-6686 or 800-825-3695

SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective
PO Box 311020
Atlanta, GA 31131
404-344-9629

Universal Health Care Action Network
2800 Euclid Avenue
Suite 520
Cleveland, OH 44115
216-241-8422 or 800-634-4442

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