Women's Health Library and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) View the Safe Medications in Pregnancy List The information below is offered by the the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, information you can trust from the experts in women's health care. FACT SHEETS FROM THE ACOGMaking the Most of Your Health Care Visit (PFS001) CONTRACEPTIONBarrier Methods of Birth Control: Spermicide, Condom, Sponge, Diaphragm, and Cervical Cap (FAQ022)Combined Hormonal Birth Control: Pill, Patch, and Ring (FAQ185)Emergency Contraception (FAQ114) Fertility Awareness-Based Methods of Family Planning (FAQ024)Hysteroscopic Sterilization (FAQ180)Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Intrauterine Device and Implant (FAQ184)Postpartum Birth Control (FAQ194)Postpartum Sterilization (FAQ052) Progestin-Only Hormonal Birth Control: Pill and Injection (FAQ186) Sterilization by Laparoscopy (FAQ035)Sterilization for Women and Men (FAQ011) Using Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Right After Childbirth (FAQ500) ESPECIALLY FOR TEENSBirth Control (Especially for Teens) (FAQ112)Having a Baby (Especially for Teens) (FAQ103)Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Teens (TFAQ001)Media and Body Image (TFAQ002)The Healthy Female Athlete (TFAQ003)You and Your Sexuality (Especially for Teens) (FAQ042)Your Changing Body: Puberty in Girls (Especially for Teens) (FAQ041) Your First Gynecologic Visit (Especially for Teens) (FAQ150)Your First Period (Especially for Teens) (FAQ049) GYNECOLOGIC PROBLEMSAbnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Test Results (FAQ187)Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (FAQ095)Accidental Bowel Leakage (FAQ139)Benign Breast Problems and Conditions (FAQ026)Cervical Cancer (FAQ163)Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis (FAQ071)Chronic Pelvic Pain (FAQ099)Disorders of the Vulva: Common Causes of Vulvar Pain, Burning, and Itching (FAQ088)Dysmenorrhea: Painful Periods (FAQ046)Endometrial Cancer (FAQ097)Endometrial Hyperplasia (FAQ147)Endometriosis (FAQ013)Evaluating Infertility (FAQ136)Genital Herpes (FAQ054) Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (FAQ193)How to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (FAQ009)Mammography and Other Screening Tests for Breast Problems (FAQ178)Ovarian Cancer (FAQ096)Ovarian Cysts (FAQ075)Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) (FAQ077)Pelvic Support Problems (FAQ012)Perimenopausal Bleeding and Bleeding After Menopause (FAQ162)Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) (FAQ121)Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) (FAQ057)Preparing for Surgery (FAQ080)Treating Infertility (FAQ137)Urinary Incontinence (FAQ081)Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) (FAQ050)Uterine Fibroids (FAQ074)Vaginitis (FAQ028)Vulvodynia (FAQ127)When Sex Is Painful (FAQ020) LABOR, DELIVERY, AND POSTPARTUM CAREAssisted Vaginal Delivery (FAQ192)Breastfeeding Your Baby (FAQ029)Cesarean Birth (FAQ006)Exercise After Pregnancy (FAQ131)Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor (FAQ015)How to Tell When Labor Begins (FAQ004)Induction of Labor at 39 Weeks (FAQ507)Labor Induction (FAQ154)Medications for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery (FAQ086)Newborn Male Circumcision (FAQ039)Newborn Screening Tests (FAQ503)Postpartum Depression (FAQ091)Preterm (Premature) Labor and Birth (FAQ087)Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery (FAQ070)When Pregnancy Goes Past Your Due Date (FAQ069) PREGNANCYA Healthy Pregnancy for Women with Diabetes (FAQ176)A Partner's Guide to Pregnancy (FAQ032)Back Pain During Pregnancy (FAQ115)Bleeding During Pregnancy (FAQ038) Car Safety for Pregnant Women, Babies, and Children (FAQ018)Carrier Screening (FAQ179)Carrier Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FAQ197)Cord Blood Banking (FAQ172) Cystic Fibrosis: Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis (FAQ171)Early Pregnancy Loss (FAQ090)Ectopic Pregnancy (FAQ155)Exercise During Pregnancy (FAQ119)Extremely Preterm Birth (FAQ173)Genetic Disorders (FAQ094)Gestational Diabetes (FAQ177)Good Health Before Pregnancy: Prepregnancy Care (FAQ056)Group B Strep and Pregnancy (FAQ105)Having a Baby After Age 35: How Aging Affects Fertility and Pregnancy (FAQ060)Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Pregnancy (FAQ093)HIV and Pregnancy (FAQ113)How Your Fetus Grows During Pregnancy (FAQ156)If Your Baby Is Breech (FAQ079)Listeria and Pregnancy (FAQ501)Marijuana and Pregnancy (FAQ196)Morning Sickness: Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (FAQ126)Multiple Pregnancy (FAQ188)Nutrition During Pregnancy (FAQ001)Obesity and Pregnancy (FAQ182)Opioid Use Disorder and Pregnancy (FAQ506)Preeclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy (FAQ034)Pregnancy Choices -- Raising the Baby, Adoption, and Abortion (FAQ168)Prenatal Genetic Diagnostic Tests (FAQ164)Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests (FAQ165)Reducing Risks of Birth Defects (FAQ146)Repeated Miscarriages (FAQ100)Routine Tests During Pregnancy (FAQ133)Skin Conditions During Pregnancy (FAQ169)Special Tests for Monitoring Fetal Health (FAQ098)The Flu Vaccine and Pregnancy (FAQ189)The Rh Factor: How It Can Affect Your Pregnancy (FAQ027)Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, and Pregnancy (FAQ170)Travel During Pregnancy (FAQ055) SPECIAL PROCEDURESCervical Cancer Screening (FAQ085)Colposcopy (FAQ135)Dilation and Curettage (D&C) (FAQ062)Endometrial Ablation (FAQ134)Hysterectomy (FAQ008)Hysterosalpingography (FAQ143)Hysteroscopy (FAQ084)Induced Abortion (FAQ043)Laparoscopy (FAQ061) Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) (FAQ110)Sonohysterography (FAQ175) Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse (FAQ183)Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence (FAQ166)Ultrasound Exams (FAQ025) WOMEN'S HEALTHAlcohol and Women (FAQ068)BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations (FAQ505)Breast Cancer Survivorship: Health and Fertility After Treatment (FAQ198)Cholesterol and Women's Cardiovascular Health (FAQ101)Depression (FAQ106)Diabetes and Women (FAQ142)Domestic Violence (FAQ083)Healthy Eating (FAQ130)Heart Health for Women (FAQ122)Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination (FAQ191)It's Time to Quit Smoking (FAQ065)Making the Most of Your Health Care Visit (FAQ504)Managing High Blood Pressure (FAQ123)Multigene Panel Testing for Cancer (FAQ509)Osteoporosis (FAQ048)Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis (FAQ174)Preventing HIV With Medication (FAQ195)Problems of the Digestive System (FAQ120)Protecting Yourself Against Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C (FAQ125)Reducing Your Risk of Cancer: Lifestyle Changes and Screening Tests (FAQ508)Staying Active: Physical Activity and Exercise (FAQ045)Testing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (FAQ502)The Menopause Years (FAQ047)Thyroid Disease (FAQ128)Vulvovaginal Health (FAQ190)Weight Control: Eating Right and Keeping Fit (FAQ064)Your Sexual Health (FAQ072) USEFUL LINKS & INFORMATION(The links below are to external sites and are offered as a service to our patients. 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