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Stillbirth gap between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Australia

3 September 2014

The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing; however, indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, find researchers in a new study published today in


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 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.


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).


BJOG release: no link between soy food and endometrial cancer

18 June 2014

Researchers have found no evidence of a protective association between soy food and endometrial cancer risk, says a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Short intervals between pregnancies result in decreased pregnancy length

4 June 2014

Women who have short intervals between pregnancies of less than 18 months are more likely to see a decrease in the length of subsequent pregnancies, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


More maternal health surveillance needed

21 May 2014

Maternal depression is more common at four years following childbirth than at any other time in the first 12 months after childbirth, and there needs to be a greater focus on maternal mental health, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An


New BJOG study examines premature menopause and effects on later life cognition

7 May 2014

Premature menopause is associated with long-term negative effects on cognitive function, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: New study looks into the risk factors of miscarriage and estimates a quarter of them could be prevented

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.


BJOG release: New study looks into the prevalence of domestic violence in women seeking antenatal care and abortion services

22 January 2014

The prevalence of domestic violence amongst women requesting a termination of pregnancy (TOP) is six times higher than amongst those in antenatal clinics, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and


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