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BJOG release: Is China’s 50% caesarean section delivery rate too high?

20 August 2014

Efforts must be made to decrease China’s increasing caesarean section rate, suggests a new commentary published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


New study of breech delivery and neonatal outcomes

12 August 2014

A new study published today in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, suggests neonatal outcomes in the Netherlands have improved since the publication of the Term


New study examines association between maternal age and emergency delivery

6 August 2014

An increased risk of emergency operative delivery is linked with increasing maternal age, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Remembering Foundation Fellows and Members who served in WWI

4 August 2014

Today marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. The RCOG joins in the remembrance of the many lives lost and recognises the role played by many of its Foundation Fellows and Members who served in the war, whether as medical officers


Changes to workplace-based assessments

1 August 2014

As of 1 August 2014, the way workplace-based assessments (WPBAs) are delivered within the specialty training programme has changed.


4-year national audit shows improved treatment for HMB

30 July 2014

The final report of a four-year national audit published today shows improved treatment for women with heavy menstrual bleeding, with 90% of women rating their care as good, very good or excellent.


Miscarriage Association’s ‘Partners Too’ campaign

21 July 2014

The Miscarriage Association is today launching a public awareness campaign, ‘Partners Too’, to highlight the issue of the partners of women who miscarry and direct those affected to sources of help and information.


TOG release: Low dose aspirin and calcium supplementation for prevention of pre-eclampsia

18 July 2014

Low dose aspirin started before 16 weeks gestation and calcium supplementation after 20 weeks gestation in low-intake populations can prevent the onset of pre-eclampsia in pregnancies at risk of the condition, states a new review published today in


Draft NICE guidelines on antenatal and postnatal maternal health

16 July 2014

NICE is in the process of updating its guideline on the clinical management of antenatal and postnatal mental health.


Mode of delivery following perineal tear and recurrence rate in subsequent pregnancies: BJOG study

9 July 2014

There is an increased risk of severe perineal tearing during childbirth in women who had such a tear in a previous delivery, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


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