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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
http://www.acog.org/Search?Keyword=cystic+fibrosis

Diagnosing Birth Defects
http://www.acog.org/Search?Keyword=diagnosing+birth+defects&ShowDetails=Hide

Screening for Birth Defects
http://www.acog.org/Search?Keyword=screening+for+birth+defects

The Rh Factor: How it can Affect Your Pregnancy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Rh+factor

Group B Streptococcus and Pregnancy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Group+B+streptococcus

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=vaginal+birth+after+cesarean+delivery

If Your Baby is Breech
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Baby+is+breech

Exercise During Pregnancy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=exercise+during+pregnancy

Later Childbearing
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=later+childbearing

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=high+blood+pressure+during+pregnancy

Bleeding During Pregnancy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=bleeding+during+pregnancy

Post Partum Depression
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=post+partum+depression

Breast Issues

Detecting and Treating Breast Problems
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=detecting+and+treating+breast+problems

Fibrocystic Breast Changes
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=fibrocystic+breast+changes

Birth Control Topics

Birth Control Pills
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=birth+control+pills

Sterilization by Laparoscopy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=sterilization+by+laparoscopy

Sterilization for Women and Men
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=sterilization+for+women+and+men

Sexually Transmitted Disease Issues

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Human+Papillomavirus+%28HPV%29

Genital Herpes
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=genital+herpes

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=genital+herpesGonorrhea+and+Chlamydia+Infections

Surgical Topics

Dilation and Curettage (D&C)
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Dilation+and+Curettage+(D%26C)

Hysteroscopy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Hysteroscopy

Laparoscopy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Laparoscopy

Understanding Hysterectomy
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Understanding+Hysterectomy

Gynecological Topics

Pelvic Pain
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Pelvic+pain

Understanding Abnormal Pap Test Results
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Understanding+Abnormal+Pap+Test+Results

Vulva Problems
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Vulva+Problems

Urinary Tract Infections
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Urinary+Tract+Infections

Uterine Fibroids
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Uterine+Fibroids

Urinary Incontinence
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Urinary+Incontinence

Endometriosis
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Endometriosis

Ovarian Cysts
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Ovarian+Cysts

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Polycystic+Ovary+Syndrome

Pelvic Support Problems
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=Pelvic+Support+Problems

Preparing for Menopause
http://www.acog.org/Search?ShowDetails=Hide&Keyword=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
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/freeresources/2009-10/pdf/h1n1_take3.pdf

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

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Patient Page
http://www.acog.org/For_Patients