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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.
27 February 2017
Nearly one in four cardiac arrests in pregnancy are associated with complications of obstetric anaesthesia, according to a new study published today (Friday 24 February) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
22 February 2017
Women’s experiences highlight urgent need to improve maternal mental healthcare
Women with mental health problems during and after pregnancy reveal the impact of low rates of specialist referral, long waits, as well as lack of consensus over