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BJOG release: Induction of labour may reduce the risk of caesarean sections, suggests new study

3 July 2013

Women at high-risk of caesarean section may benefit from elective induction of labour, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: Younger mothers and older mothers are at a higher risk of adverse delivery outcomes, suggests new study

12 June 2013

Younger mothers are at a higher risk of preterm birth while older mothers are more likely to have a caesarean section, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  


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.  


BJOG release: Women who conceive with assisted reproduction are more likely to experience psychological trauma after miscarriage

1 May 2013

Subfertile women who conceive through assisted reproduction are more likely to experience a greater traumatic impact following early pregnancy loss compared with women who conceive naturally, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An


BJOG release: New study suggests light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to developmental problems in childhood

17 April 2013

Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in childhood, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: Overweight and obese women at higher risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, says new study

27 March 2013

Overweight and obese women are more likely to require specialist medical care during their pregnancy due to the increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of


BJOG release: New study suggests demographic factors can predict which women are at an increased risk of operative births

20 March 2013

Independent maternal demographic factors such as social status, ethnicity and maternal age can predict the likelihood of operative births in the UK, according a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and


BJOG release: New study says errors are reducing the effectiveness of anti-D injections in the prevention of Rhesus disease

13 March 2013

Too many clinical errors are occurring with the requesting and administration of anti-D prophylaxis to prevent Rhesus Haemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (Rh HDFN) in pregnant women, finds a new paper published today in BJOG: An


BJOG release: The majority of first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks before resuming sex following childbirth

27 February 2013

Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks postpartum to resume vaginal sex following childbirth and women who have an operative vaginal birth, caesarean section, perineal tear or episiotomy appear to wait longer, suggests a new study


BJOG release: New study finds that the number of multiple births affected by congenital anomalies has doubled since the 1980s

6 February 2013

The number of congenital anomalies, or birth defects arising from multiple births has almost doubled since the 1980s, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


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