Educational Items

ACOG Your Pregnancy 7th Edition

Your Pregnancy and Childbirth: Month to Month

"New and fully revised, the seventh edition of Your Pregnancy and Childbirth: Month to Month includes the guidance-based content you expect along with new features and content informed by patient feedback." available on amazon.

Menstrual cups

Menstrual Cups

A menstrual cup is a feminine hygiene product, used during your period. It is a small, flexible funnel-shaped device made of rubber or silicone that you insert into your vagina to collect and hold menstrual blood. The "disc" is a variation of the cup (kind of like a diaphragm with a pouch attached).

Cups (and discs) can hold more blood than other methods, leading many women to use them as an eco-friendly alternative to tampons. And depending on your flow, you might be able to wear a cup for up to 12 hours (4-12 hours is typical). This can help you sleep through the night on a heavy...

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How to Guide Your Child Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Jenna Sherman

The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on countless American households. While the changes in routine have certainly been difficult for parents, many children, in particular, are having a hard time navigating school closures, limited social exposure, cancelled events, and other aspects of the pandemic. And with so many uncertainties of what the upcoming school year will look like, your child might need some guidance. To help you help them, here are some tips and information to consider in these strange times.



ACOG Patient Site

We are excited to share a new patient website from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the leading organization of physicians dedicated to women's health.

While we are always here for you at Fair Oaks Women’s Health to answer your specific medical questions, ACOG's patient website is a reliable destination for general women's health information you can trust. You will find relatable, empowering, evidence-based health resources, backed by the everyday experiences of ob-gyns who have cared for millions of women.

Up To Date

Free Search for Patients

Use the Resource Trusted by Clinicians and Healthcare Practitioners Worldwide

Learn more about a medical condition and explore treatment options using UpToDate®, the same resource trusted by more than 1.9 million clinicians around the world. After you read the information in UpToDate, you will have the tools and the confidence to ask the right questions and have important conversations with your healthcare provider.

Access the FREE Beyond the Basics (English) patient content in UpToDate by simply typing a term or phrase in the search box. Look up your specific question — anything from a symptom you're concerned about to a condition or treatment you've been discussing with your healthcare provider.


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