Links to relevant professional and patient organizations and other medical references
Note: Duchesnay has provided the following links to reputable organizations as a service. However, Duchesnay has no control over these sites and therefore cannot be held responsible for their content.
Important: Duchesnay advises patients to consult a healthcare professional before making decisions regarding the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
SOGC The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist of Canada
ACOG The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
First International Conference on NVP
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy.
March of Dimes Foundation
The March of Dimes Foundation is an American nonprofit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies.
Mother to Baby (formerly OTIS)
Non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists dedicated to providing evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
Fondation OLO has been helping children come into this world in good health by providing a free and daily supply of 1 Egg, 1 litre of Milk, 1 glass of Orange juice, and a supplement of vitamins and minerals to pregnant women in difficult socio-economic situations.
Pregnancy Sickness Support (UK)
UK Support group for women experiencing nausea and vomiting of pregnancy
The Bendectin History
The information contained in www.bendectin.com provides generally accepted medical and scientific conclusions regarding the history of Bendectin (doxylamine pyridoxine combination).
Medunik Canada is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of Canadians with rare diseases by bringing orphan drugs to Canada
NORD - National Organization for Rare Disorders
NORD is a patient advocacy organization committed to the identification, treatment and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research and patient services.
Canadian Foundation for Women's Health
The Canadian Foundation for Women's Health (CFWH) is Canada's leading national fundraising foundation for women's health with a focus on reproductive health. The CFWH champions for increased funding for research on women's health and fosters support for international women's health programs.
College of Family Physicians of Canada
Representing more than 30,000 members across the country, the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) is the professional organization responsible for establishing standards for the training, certification and lifelong education of family physicians.