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BJOG release: Chlamydia screening for pregnant women is cost-effective

26 August 2015

Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged between 16 and 25 is cost-effective, finds an Australian study published today (26 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


BJOG release: The global cost of unsafe abortion

21 August 2015

Seven million women a year in the developing world are treated in healthcare facilities for complications following unsafe abortion, finds a study published today (19 August) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (BJOG).


RCOG statement: New study finds caesarean ‘safest’ for breech delivery

29 July 2015

A study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG) today examines the risks of vaginal breech delivery on the health of a baby.


BJOG release: Caesarean birth ‘safest’ for breech delivery

29 July 2015

The relative risks of a baby dying or suffering complications after a vaginal breech delivery are higher than in planned caesarean section, however, the absolute risks are low, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal


RCOG statement: Advice on nutrition in pregnancy

29 July 2015

A new study, based on fruit-flies, from the Medical Research Council’s Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College London, has suggested that women may not need to ‘eat for two’ during pregnancy because the body could adapt to absorb more energy


RCOG statement: Prevalence of FGM in England and Wales

22 July 2015

A new report published by City University London and Equality Now provides national and local estimates of the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) in England and Wales.


BJOG release: Serum biomarkers can predict women at risk of pre-eclampsia

22 July 2015

Levels of biomarkers in the blood of pregnant women can be used to predict which women are at risk of pre-eclampsia, finds a study published today (22 July) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). ADMA and


RCOG release: Choosing to have a caesarean section

17 July 2015

The risks and benefits of a “planned” or “elective” caesarean section are discussed in new Patient Information published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).


RCOG announcement: Letter from Department of Health on FGM

15 July 2015

The public health minister Jane Ellison MP sent a letter on 10 July to the NHS calling healthcare professionals to remain vigilant during the ‘cutting season’, the school holidays when young girls are taken abroad for FGM


RCOG release: Updated guidelines on the care of women with FGM

10 July 2015

Clinical management of women with female genital mutilation (FGM) requires high quality care that is accessible, sensitive and informed, while safeguarding girls at risk, according to revised guidelines published today (10 July) by the Royal College


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