Patient Education Pamphlets from ACOG (American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

Fact Sheets


Especially For Teens

Gynecologic Problems

Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Care


Special Procedures

Women’s Health

Patient Education Videos

Women’s Health Links

      • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) –  formerly the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, is a professional association of physicians specializing in obstetrics and gynecology in the United States. It has a membership of over 55,000 and represents 90 percent of U.S. board-certified obstetrician-gynecologists.
      • National Vulvodynia Association – The National Vulvodynia Association (NVA) is a nonprofit organization created in 1994 to improve the lives of individuals affected by vulvodynia, a spectrum of chronic vulvar pain disorders
      • American Cancer Society – Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. Supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education. Contact us anytime day or night …
      • Susan B Komen Foundation – Official site for Susan GKomen® – Breast cancer awareness. Find breast cancer resources or participate in a breast cancer event, Komen Race for the Cure, …
      • American Heart Association – Learn more about the American Heart Association’s efforts to reduce death caused by heart disease and stroke. Also learn about cardiovascular conditions, ECC …
      • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Seeking the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. Providing information about the disease, …
      • – The Office on Women’s Health provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education and model …
      • CDC – Womens Health – CDC Women’s health information, tips, and research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
      • American Diabetes Association The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes.
      • American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) – The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) was founded in 1964 as a non-profit specialty society. The ASCCP has since served as the primary source of postgraduate colposcopy training not only in the United States, but globally. 
      • North American Menopause Society (NAMS) – Focused on menopause, The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) provides physicians, practitioners and women essential menopause information, …
      • March of Dimes The March of Dimes funds lifesaving research and programs and works to end premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality. Every baby deserves a healthy …
      • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine – The SMFM is a Society of physicians and scientists who are dedicated to the optimization of pregnancy and perinatal outcomes.
      • Boone Hospital Center Boone Hospital Center is a county-owned not-for-profit hospital in Columbia, Missouri, USA. The hospital is administered by BJC HealthCare, based in St. Louis, …
      • CDC – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the country. The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities.
      • Lesbian Health & Research Center University of California center for lesbian health issues, research, information and events.
      • MU (University of Missouri) LGBTQ Resource Center MU LGBTQ Resource Center respects you as how you are. All are welcome. We work to educate about, support, and advocate for sexual and gender minorities at Mizzou. We offer support, events, education, trainings, involvement, leadership, community, and more.
      • American Society for Reproductive Medicine Organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in the study ofreproduction and reproductive disorders. Formerly known as the AmericanFertility …
      • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) AACE is a professional organization devoted to the field of clinical endocrinology.
      • Endocrine Society – The Endocrine Society is dedicated to Hormone Research and the Clinical Practice of Endocrinology.


Michael Burks, M.D.,FACOG – Obstetrician / Gynecologist, Columbia, MO