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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.

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Zika virus infection and pregnancy
Guidance for healthcare professionals on Zika virus infection in pregnancy, developed by the RCOG, Royal College of Midwives, Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland.
Published 17/06/2016
Providing Equity of Critical and Maternity Care for the Critically Ill Pregnant or Recently Pregnant Woman
This guideline has now been archived. Please see the RCoA guideline Care of the sick woman in childbirth: Guidelines for Maternal Critical Care.
Published 31/07/2011
Management of Women with Obesity in Pregnancy
This guideline provides recommendations for women with maternal obesity, covering interventions before conception and during and after pregnancy.
Published 19/03/2010