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14 June 2017
The President of the Royal College of Obstetricans and Gynaecologists, Professor Lesley Regan, and President of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Dr Asha Kasliwal, have today written to the Prime Minister expressing their deep
7 June 2017
In an analysis of more than 1.3 million pregnancies, weight gain during pregnancy greater or less than US guideline recommendations was associated with a higher risk of adverse outcomes for mothers and infants, according to a study
25 May 2017
Fiona Christie was left fighting for life after she lost three times the amount of blood in her body, following a dangerous complication that developed from giving birth to her daughter. The 39-year-old from Edinburgh suffered a major postpartum
4 May 2017
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) today publish a joint manifesto for the general election on Thursday 8 June 2017.
28 April 2017
A major trial published in The Lancet shows that a cheap and widely available medication can reduce deaths from severe bleeding after childbirth; the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide. The study of 20,000 women from 21 countries
28 April 2017
Ahead of the UK general election on 8 June, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists calls on political parties to support women’s health priorities.
18 April 2017
Dr Heather Currie, Chair of the British Menopause Society (BMS), said:
"The screening of ‘Kirsty Wark: The Menopause and Me’ is both welcome and timely. It shares information and experiences that women will find useful, but also adds
6 April 2017
More than 2,300 delegates from 77 countries packed into the Cape Town International Convention Centre for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress 2017 (20-22 March). More than 155 internationally renowned experts
20 March 2017
Nearly two in 10 (19.6%) women in the Western Cape, South Africa drink alcohol while pregnant*; twice the international average and more than double the number in the US (8.5%)**. Meanwhile, statistics show that almost 9% of expectant mothers in
8 March 2017
Women’s right to receive safe and timely healthcare will be the focus of the 2017 Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress in Cape Town from 20-22 March.