Patient Education / ACOG

We are proud to offer our visitors an extensive selection of literature from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Especially for Teens

You and Your Sexuality — Especially for Teens
Menstruation — Especially for Teens
Having a Baby — Especially for Teens
Birth Control — Especially for Teens (2007) (AP112)
Your First Gynecologic Visit — Especially for Teens (2010) (AP150)


Birth Control (2007) (AB020 — English)
Sterilization for Women and Men (2005) (AP011)
Birth Control Pills (2006) (AP021)
Barrier Methods of Contraception (2008) (AP022)
Natural Family Planning (2003) (AP024)
Sterilization by Laparosocopy (2003) (AP035)
Postpartum Sterilization (2003) (AP052)
Emergency Contraception (2007) (AP114)
Hormonal Contraception — Injections, Implants, Rings, and Patches (2007) (AP159)

Gynecologic Problems

How to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases (2008) (AP009 — English)
Pelvic Support Problems (2010) (AP012)
Endometriosis (2008) (AP013)
When Sex is Painful (2010) (AP020)
Detecting and Treating Breast Problems (2004) (AP026)
Vaginitis (2010) (AP028)
Dysmenorrhea (2006) (AP046)
Urinary Tract Infections (2008) (AP050)
Genital Herpes (2008) (AP054)
Premenstrual Syndrome (2010) (AP057)
Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis (2000) (AP071)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection (2006) (AP073)
Uterine Fibroids (2009) (AP074)
Ovarian Cysts (2009) (AP075)
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (2010) (AP077)
Preparing for Surgery (1999) (AP080)
Urinary Incontinence (2010) (AP081)
Disorders of the Vulva (2007) (AP088)
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (2008) (AP095)
Cancer of the Ovary (2007) (AP096)
Cancer of the Uterus (2008) (AP097)
Pelvic Pain (2006) (AP099)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (2007) (AP121)
Vulvodynia (2007) (AP127)
Evaluating Infertility (2007) (AP136)
Treating Infertility (2007) (AP137)
Fibrocystic Breast Changes (2000) (AP138)
Bowel Control Problems (2008) (AP139)
Endometrial Hyperplasia (2001) (AP147)
Perimenopausal Bleeding and Bleeding After Menopause (2010) (AP162)
Cancer of the Cervix (2004) (AP163)

Gynecologic Procedures

Hysterectomy (2010) (AP008 — English)
Ultrasound Exams (2006) (AP025)
Induced Abortion (2008) (AP043)
Laparoscopy (2009) (AP061)
Dilation and Curettage (D & C) (2005) (AP062)
Hysteroscopy (2008) (AP084)
Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (2009) (AP110)
Endometrial Ablation (2009) (AP134)
Colposcopy (2009) (AP135)
Hysterosalpingography (2010) (AP143)
Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence (2010) (AP166)
Sonohysterography (2010) (AP175)


Nutrition During Pregnancy (2010) (AP001)
Car Safety for You and Your Baby (2010) (AP018)
The Rh Factor: How It Can Affect Your Pregnancy (2005) (AP027)
A Father’s Guide to Pregnancy (2009) (AP032)
High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy (2004) (AP034)
Bleeding During Pregnancy (2008) (AP038)
Diabetes and Pregnancy (2009) (AP051)
Travel During Pregnancy (2010) (AP055)
Good Health Before Pregnancy: Preconceptional Care (2007) (AP056)
Later Childbearing (2006) (AP060)
What to Expect After Your Due Date (2006) (AP069)
If Your Baby is Breech (2007) (AP079)
Early Pregnancy Loss: Miscarriage and Molar Pregnancy (2002) (AP090)
Having Twins (2004) (AP092)
Hepatitis B Virus in Pregnancy (2008) (AP093)
Genetic Disorders (2005) (AP094)
Special Tests for Monitoring Fetal Health (2006) (AP098)
Repeated Miscarriage (2005) (AP100)
Group B Streptococcus and Pregnancy (2009) (AP105)
HIV and Pregnancy (2008) (AP113)
Easing Back Pain During Pregnancy (2009) (AP115)
Exercise During Pregnancy (2003) (AP119)
Morning Sickness (2008) (AP126)
Seizure Disorders in Pregnancy (2006) (AP129)
Routine Tests in Pregnancy (2009) (AP133)
Birth Defects (2009) (AP146)
Ectopic Pregnancy (2009) (AP155)
How Your Baby Grows During Pregnancy (2010) (AP156)
Diagnosing Birth Defects (2005) (AP164)
Screening Tests for Birth Defects (2007) (AP165)
Pregnancy Choices — Raising the Baby, Adoption, and Abortion (2007) (AP168)
Skin Conditions During Pregnancy (2008) (AP169)
Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs and Pregnancy (2008) (AP170)
Cystic Fibrosis: Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis (2009) (AP171)
Cord Blood Banking (2009) (AP172)
Early Preterm Birth (2009) (AP173)

Labor, Delivery and Postpartum

How to Tell When Labor Begins (2009) (AP004)
Cesarean Birth (2008) (AP006)
Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor (2001) (AP015)
Breastfeeding Your Baby (2010) (AP029)
Newborn Circumcision (2008) (AP039)
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery (2009) (AP070)
Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery (2004) (AP086)
Preterm Labor (2004) (AP087)
Postpartum Depression (2009) (AP091)
Getting in Shape After Your Baby is Born (2009) (AP131)
Labor Induction (2009) (AP154)

Women’s Health

Reducing Your Risk of Cancer (2010) (AP007)
Midlife Transitions: A Guide to Approaching Menopause (2003) (AB013)
Exercise and Fitness (2010) (AP045)
The Menopause Years (2007) (AP047)
Osteoporosis (2007) (AP048)
Weight Control: Eating Right and Keeping Fit (2006) (AP064)
It’s Time to Quit Smoking (2000) (AP065)
Alcohol and Women (2000) (AP068)
Your Sexual Health (2010) (AP072)
Domestic Violence (2008) (AP083)
Cholesterol and Your Health (2004) (AP101)
Depression (2008) (AP106)
Problems of the Digestive System (2010) (AP120)
Keeping Your Heart Healthy (2004) (AP122)
Managing High Blood Pressure (2010) (AP123)
Protecting Yourself Against Hepatitis B (1998) (AP125)
Thyroid Disease (2002) (AP128)
Healthy Eating (2006) (AP130)
Diabetes and Women (2005) (AP142)
Herbal Products for Menopause (2003) (AP158)
Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (2007) (AP167)
Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis (2010) (AP174)
Staying Healthy at All Ages (2006) (AB006)