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RCOG release: Mothers-to-be should be aware of unintentional chemical exposures, say experts

5 June 2013

Pregnant women should be made aware of the sources and routes of chemical exposure in order to minimise harm to their unborn child despite current uncertainty surrounding their effects, say experts from the Royal College of Obstetricians and


RCOG statement on emergency caesarean section rates

4 June 2013

Experts speaking at Euroanaesthesia, the annual congress of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) say today that there is an increasing need for safe emergency anaesthesia as cases of emergency caesarean section (CS) continue to rise.


Election of new Officers 2013

3 June 2013

The present Officers and Council of the RCOG are pleased to announce that the following have been elected as new College Officers:


RCOG release: New Board of Trustees appointed to oversee business of the College

3 June 2013

A new Board of Trustees overseeing the business of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) officially starts today.


RCOG statement on BMJ article on outcomes for elective surgery throughout the week

29 May 2013

New research published in the BMJ today (29 May 2013) shows that it is riskier to have an operation at the end of the week than it is at the beginning. ticle on outcomes for elective surgery throughout the week


RCOG statement on Baby & You magazine

29 May 2013

Baby & You (formerly You and Your Family by CW Publishing) is published by B&Y Publishing Ltd, in association with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and is a free magazine.


RCOG statement on Lancet paper on iodine deficiency during pregnancy

22 May 2013

Today The Lancet published a paper looking at the relationship between iodine deficiency during pregnancy and children’s mental development.


RCOG release: Air travel during pregnancy poses no significant risk to a woman or her baby, say experts

22 May 2013

There is no significant risk associated directly with air travel during pregnancy, even at advanced gestation, say experts from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) in a revised Scientific Impact Paper launched today.


RCOG statement: BMA report ‘Growing up in the UK – Ensuring a healthy future for our children’

17 May 2013

The BMA has published a report ‘Growing up in the UK – Ensuring a healthy future for our children’ which builds on the BMA’s 1999 report on children’s health and brings together the latest global research.


BJOG release: Women with unintended pregnancy are more likely to suffer from postpartum depression, suggests new study

8 May 2013

Women with unintended pregnancy are four times more likely to suffer from postpartum depression at twelve months postpartum, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  


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