Frequently Requested Information

Approved Medications during Pregnancy (.pdf)
Preregister for Labor & Delivery

Staying Healthy:

Depression / ACOG
Cholesterol and Your Health / ACOG
Weight Control: Eating Right and Keeping Fit / ACOG
Alcohol and Women / ACOG
Exercise and Fitness: A Guide for Women / ACOG
Quite Smoking! Healthy Eating / ACOG
Reducing Your Risk for Cancer / ACOG
Keeping Your Heart Healthy / ACOG


Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring During Labor / ACOG
Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery / ACOG
Nutrition During Pregnancy / ACOG
Vaginal Birth After Previous Cesarean Delivery / ACOG
Cesarean Birth / ACOG
Screening for Birth Defects / ACOG
Later Childbearing / ACOG
The Rh Factor: How It Can Affect Your Pregnancy / ACOG
Diabetes of Pregnancy / ACOG
What To Expect After Your Due Date / ACOG
High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy / ACOG
Group B Streptococcus and Pregnancy / ACOG
Bleeding During Pregnancy / ACOG
Easing Back Pain During Pregnancy / ACOG
Postpartum Depression / ACOG
How To Tell When Labor Begins / ACOG
Exercise During Pregnancy / ACOG
Morning Sickness / ACOG
If Your Baby is Breech / ACOG

Gynecologic Health:

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding / ACOG
Ovarian Cysts / ACOG
Pelvic Support Problems / ACOG
Urinary Incontinence / ACOG
Uterine Fibroids / ACOG
Breast Changes / ACOG
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome / ACOG
Especially for Teens: Your First Gynecologic Visit / ACOG
Adenomyosis / Gil R. Villanueva, M. D.
Premenstrual Syndrome / ACOG
Endometriosis / ACOG
Miscarriage / ACOG
Repeated Miscarriages / ACOG
Evaluating Infertility / ACOG
Treating Infertility / ACOG
Painful Periods / ACOG
Urinary Tract Infections / ACOG

Menopause Health:

The Menopause Years / ACOG
Keeping Heart Healthy / ACOG
Osteoporosis / ACOG

The Abnormal Pap Smear:

Starting Out / Gil R. Villanueva, M. D.
The Pap Test / ACOG
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) / ACOG
Abnormal Pap Test / ACOG
Colposcopy / ACOG
LEEP Procedure / ACOG


Preoperative Guidelines / Gil R. Villanueva, M. D.
Hysterectomy / ACOG
Laparoscopy / ACOG
Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure / ACOG
Dilation and Curettage / ACOG
Hysteroscopy / ACOG
Endometrial Ablation / ACOG
Surgery for Urinary Incontinence / ACOG
Tubal Ligation by Laparoscopy / ACOG
Post Partum Tubal Ligation / ACOG
Preparing for Surgery / ACOG


Birth Control Options
Sterilization by Laparoscopy / ACOG
IUDs and Implants
Emergency Contraception / ACOG
Postpartum Sterilization / ACOG
Tubal Ligation by Laparoscopy / ACOG
Sterilization for Women and Men / ACOG
Natural Family Planning / ACOG

Sexual Health:

Genital Herpes / ACOG
How to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections / ACOG
Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis / ACOG
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) / ACOG

Web Links:

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
National Institutes of Health
OncoLink - Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
National Cancer Institute
Quit Smoking - Learn How
American Cancer Society
The North American Menopause Society


Quest Diagnostics
LabCorp (Laboratory Corporation of America)
Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL)