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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.

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Mesh in Gynaecological Surgery, The Use of (Scientific Impact Paper No. 19)
This Scientific Impact Paper has been archived.
Published 13/05/2010
Metformin Therapy for the Management of Infertility in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Scientific Impact Paper No. 13)
This paper discusses the use of metformin as an infertility treatment for women with PCOS.
Published 23/08/2017
Multiple Pregnancy Following Assisted Reproduction (Scientific Impact Paper No. 22)
This paper discusses the increase in the multiple pregnancy rate as a result of assisted reproduction and the implications.
Published 26/01/2011
Non-invasive Prenatal Testing for Chromosomal Abnormality using Maternal Plasma DNA (Scientific Impact Paper No. 15)
This paper summarises current evidence and issues surrounding non-invasive prenatal testing, with particular emphasis on the detection of chromosomal abnormalities.
Published 04/03/2014
Nutrition in Pregnancy (Scientific Impact Paper No. 18)
This Scientific Impact Paper has been archived.
Published 13/05/2010
Ovarian Cancer, Optimum Surgery in Advanced-stage (Scientific Impact Paper No. 25)
This paper discusses the role and value of optimum surgery in the management of advanced-stage ovarian cancer.
Published 24/06/2011
Patient-reported Outcome Measures in Gynaecology (Scientific Impact Paper No. 31)
This Scientific Impact Paper has been archived.
Published 02/05/2012
Periconceptional Folic Acid and Food Fortification in the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects (Scientific Impact Paper No. 4)
This Scientific Impact Paper has been archived.
Published 01/04/2003
Perinatal Management of Pregnant Women at the Threshold of Infant Viability– the Obstetric Perspective (Scientific Impact Paper No. 41)
This paper reviews the evidence and provides an opinion on the management of women in preterm labour at the extreme of infant viability.
Published 11/02/2014
Perinatal Risks Associated with IVF (Scientific Impact Paper No. 8)
This paper examines the evidence regarding the outcomes of pregnancy, delivery and early childhood associated with conception by IVF and associated procedures.
Published 06/06/2012