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Bleeding Disorders in Adolescents with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Resource Overview

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has identified the following resources that may be helpful for ob-gyns, other health care providers, and patients on topics related to the screening and management of bleeding disorders in adolescents with heavy menstrual bleeding.

These materials are for information purposes only and are not meant to be comprehensive. Referral to these resources does not imply ACOG's endorsement of the organization, the organization’s website, or the content of the resource. The resources may change without notice.

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Resources for Ob-Gyns and Women’s Health Care Providers
External Organizations

Resources for Ob-Gyns and Women’s Health Care Providers

Committee Opinion: Management of Acute Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Nonpregnant Reproductive-Aged Women

This Committee Opinion provides guidance on the assessment and management of the patient with acute abnormal uterine bleeding.

Committee Opinion: Screening and Management of Bleeding Disorders in Adolescents with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

This Committee Opinion provides guidance on the identification and treatment of bleeding disorders in adolescent patients, particularly those with heavy menstrual bleeding.


External Organizations

The American Society of Hematology

This organization is the world's largest professional society serving both clinicians and scientists around the world who work on blood diseases.

Coags Uncomplicated

Coags Uncomplicated provides resources for providers to use with patients with bleeding disorders, including coagulation tools.

The Hemophilia Federation of America

This organization offers a patient application to track menstrual bleeding and log symptoms for women with bleeding disorders.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

This organization provides comprehensive information on bleeding disorders and other related health topics.

The National Hemophilia Foundation

This foundation provides education and other resources for inheritable bleeding disorders.

Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders

This foundation provides resources for bleeding disorders across the lifespan including adolescence, prepregnancy, pregnancy, postpartum, and perimenopause.


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a 501(c)(3) organization, is the nation’s leading group of physicians providing health care for women. As a private, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization of more than 58,000 members, ACOG strongly advocates for quality women’s health care, maintains the highest standards of clinical practice and continuing education of its members, promotes patient education, and increases awareness among its members and the public of the changing issues facing women’s health care.

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