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8 July 2015
A review in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) finds that reducing the risk of stillbirth calls for better monitoring of women during their pregnancy to help find those whose babies’ lives could be saved by early delivery.
1 July 2015
The new Cochrane systematic review ‘Mid-urethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women (Review)’ published today (1 July 2015) has found that mid-urethral slings (tapes) to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) have been shown
29 June 2015
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has pledged to improve patient safety as part of the national campaign, Sign up to Safety.
26 June 2015
Pelvic girdle pain affects one in five pregnant women and can severely affect a woman’s mobility and quality of life. Early diagnosis and treatment should relieve pain and prevent symptoms from worsening, states new Patient Information published
22 June 2015
The long term effects of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can, for many women, be managed by health and lifestyle changes states new Patient Information published today (22 June) by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).
15 June 2015
This week (15-21 June 2015) is Cervical Screening Awareness Week (CSAW), a UK-wide initiative led by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust. It aims to highlight the importance of cervical screening (smear test) in preventing cervical cancer.
12 June 2015
Early identification and appropriate repair of severe perineal tearing is vital in reducing the physical and mental impact of these injuries, according to updated guidelines published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (
10 June 2015
Today MBRRACE-UK publish the Perinatal Mortality Surveillance Report, examining the number of perinatal deaths in 2013, as a continuation of the national surveillance programme of perinatal mortality established in the early 1990s.
3 June 2015
Women who exercise during pregnancy are less likely to have gestational diabetes, and the exercise also helps to reduce maternal weight gain, finds a study published today in BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
3 June 2015
A study published today in JAMA, suggests that use of antidepressants late in pregnancy may be associated with a small increased risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN).