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Specific Health Topics

Get the latest information on women’s health issues and procedures that could impact you.
We’ve honed the latest data and have compiled this list of links to information on specific women’s health issues and procedures. Each link takes you to a helpful primer written by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, also known as ACOG. You’ll find specific information on a range of topics, from pregnancy matters to gynecological issues and other topics in between. As always, please confer with your physician on questions and issues you have, as nothing can replace your valued relationship with your expert OB/GYN physician.

Pregnancy Topics

Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Testing: The Decision Is Yours

Diagnosing Birth Defects

Screening for Birth Defects

The Rh Factor: How it can Affect Your Pregnancy

Group B Streptococcus and Pregnancy

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery

If Your Baby is Breech

Exercise During Pregnancy

Later Childbearing

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

Bleeding During Pregnancy

Post Partum Depression

Breast Issues

Detecting and Treating Breast Problems

Fibrocystic Breast Changes

Birth Control Topics

Birth Control Pills

Sterilization by Laparoscopy

Sterilization for Women and Men

Sexually Transmitted Disease Issues

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Genital Herpes

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections

Surgical Topics

Dilation and Curettage (D&C)



Understanding Hysterectomy

Gynecological Topics

Pelvic Pain

Understanding Abnormal Pap Test Results

Vulva Problems

Urinary Tract Infections

Uterine Fibroids

Urinary Incontinence


Ovarian Cysts

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Pelvic Support Problems

Preparing for Menopause

Body Mass Index

A healthy weight means more than the number on the scale. There’s also your body mass index (BMI), which is a measurement that determines if you’re at an appropriate weight for your height.
Click here for our Body Mass Index chart.

Flu Information

Fighting the Flu

For more information on other women’s health issues, visit the ACOG website:

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Patient Page