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11 March 2014
A new study published today in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health looks at alcohol consumption from preconception until the end of pregnancy, and suggests how alcohol consumption in the first 3 months of pregnancy may heighten the risk
5 March 2014
This year’s International Women’s Day event at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) on Friday 7 March 2014, will focus on the importance of human rights in women’s health.
5 March 2014
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is likely to become a primary screening method for chromosomal abnormalities (such as Down syndrome) in pregnancy in the future and so greatly reduce invasive testing and the associated risks, says a new
3 March 2014
This week marks Endometriosis Awareness Week (3–9 March 2014), promoting a greater awareness and understanding of endometriosis.
28 February 2014
March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and to mark the month, the national ovarian cancer charity, Target Ovarian Cancer, is raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, by encouraging everyone to tell 50 people about the symptoms
26 February 2014
Today NICE publishes new guidelines on domestic violence and abuse. The guidance reviews all of the evidence around domestic violence, and sets out recommendations for training to help identify, prevent and reduce domestic violence.
19 February 2014
Over a quarter of miscarriages may be preventable, estimate researchers in a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
12 February 2014
Managing the birth of extremely premature babies involves complex decisions and requires shared decision making between healthcare professionals and parents, says a new scientific opinion paper published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians
11 February 2014
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has been made aware of the report on crisis pregnancy centres published by Brook today, which highlights that some centres are providing inaccurate and misleading information about the
6 February 2014
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) welcomes the announcement today by the Department of Health that from this year, all NHS hospital trusts must record (starting in April) and report (from September) on information about