Skip to main content

Guidelines

The RCOG produces guidelines as an aid to good clinical practice. Our guidelines present recognised methods and techniques for clinical practice, based on published evidence, for consideration by obstetricians/gynaecologists and other relevant health professionals. Find out more about the different types of guideline we publish.

All guidelines on this website are current and remain so until replaced. Find out how to access previous versions of guidelines.

You can browse all of our guidelines below, or search for guidelines by type, by subject or by keyword.

We also publish a range of patient information leaflets.

Search for a guideline

By guideline type

By keyword


Sort results

























Preterm Prelabour Rupture of Membranes (Green-top Guideline No. 44)
Published 01/10/2010
Recurrent Miscarriage, Investigation and Treatment of Couples (Green-top Guideline No. 17)
This guideline provides guidance on the investigation and treatment of couples with three or more first-trimester miscarriages, or one or more second-trimester miscarriages.
Published 19/05/2011
Reduced Fetal Movements (Green-top Guideline No. 57)
This guideline reviews the risk factors for reduced fetal movements in pregnancy and makes management recommendations
Published 25/02/2011
Red Cell Antibodies during Pregnancy, The Management of Women with (Green-top Guideline No. 65)
This guideline aims to assist clinicians with the initial assessment and appropriate management of pregnant women with red blood cell antibodies.
Published 28/05/2014
Rhesus D Prophylaxis, The Use of Anti-D Immunoglobulin for (Green-top Guideline No. 22)
This guideline has been archived. Please see the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH) guideline on anti-D administration in pregnancy.
Published 27/04/2011
Sepsis following Pregnancy, Bacterial (Green-top Guideline No. 64b)
This guideline provides guidance in the management of sepsis in the puerperium (sepsis developing after birth until 6 weeks postnatally).
Published 25/04/2012
Sepsis in Pregnancy, Bacterial (Green-top Guideline No. 64a)
This guideline covers the recognition and management of serious bacterial illness in the antenatal and intrapartum periods and its management in secondary care.
Published 25/04/2012
Severe Pre-eclampsia/Eclampsia, Management (Green-top Guideline No. 10A)
This guideline has been archived. Please see the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline on hypertension.
Published 01/03/2006
Shoulder Dystocia (Green-top Guideline No. 42)
This guideline reviews the evidence regarding the possible prediction, prevention and management of shoulder dystocia.
Published 28/03/2012
Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy, Management of (Green-top Guideline No. 61)
This guideline describes the management of pregnant women with sickle cell disease, including preconceptual screening and antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal management.
Published 26/08/2011