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RCOG statement on Miscarriage Association’s ‘Partners Too’ campaign

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The Miscarriage Association is today launching a public awareness campaign, ‘Partners Too’, to highlight the issue of the partners of women who miscarry and direct those affected to sources of help and information.

TOG release: Low dose aspirin and calcium supplementation for prevention of pre-eclampsia

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Low dose aspirin started before 16 weeks gestation and calcium supplementation after 20 weeks gestation in low-intake populations can prevent the onset of pre-eclampsia in pregnancies at risk of the condition, states a new review published today in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

Information about the pertusis (whooping cough) vaccination programme

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The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended that the pertussis vaccine continues to be offered to all pregnant women for another five years.  

RCOG statement on draft NICE guidelines on the management of antenatal and postnatal mental health

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NICE is in the process of updating its guideline on the clinical management of antenatal and postnatal mental health.

RCOG statement: BJOG study into third and fourth degree perineal tearing

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A new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists examines the mode of delivery and recurrence rate in a pregnancy subsequent to a third or fourth degree perineal tear.

BJOG release: New study examines mode of delivery following a perineal tear and recurrence rate in subsequent pregnancies

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There is an increased risk of severe perineal tearing during childbirth in women who had such a tear in a previous delivery, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).

RCOG statement on the Scottish Confidential Audit of Severe Maternal Morbidity

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The Scottish Confidential Audit of Severe Maternal Morbidity by Healthcare Improvement Scotland looks at data from 2012. The 10th Annual Report also looks back over the last 10 years.

TOG release: Effects of conflict on women’s reproductive health need to be recognised and managed sensitively

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Clinicians need to be sensitive and aware of the unique challenges of women’s reproductive health needs in times of conflict, suggests a new review published today in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG).

RCOG statement on Home Affairs Committee report on FGM

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The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the report of the Home Affairs Committee Female genital mutilation: the case for a national action plan.

Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics Committee, Chair vacancy

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The College invites applications from Fellows and Members with appropriate experience for the position of Chair of the new Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics Committee.

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