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BJOG release: New study finds majority of pregnant women require an average of two months additional sick leave from work

7 November 2012

Three quarters of pregnant women take sick leave from work but employers can help reduce this through flexible work adjustments, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  


BJOG release: Higher risk of maternal complications and preterm deliveries for women undergoing multiple caesarean sections

31 October 2012

The risk of maternal complications and preterm deliveries is significantly higher for women undergoing their fifth or more caesarean section, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  


bFGM significantly reduces sexual quality of life, suggests new study

10 October 2012

Women who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) have a significantly lower sexual quality of life finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: The rate of women with pregnancy-associated cancer is on the increase but rise in older mothers not a major factor

5 September 2012

The rate of pregnancy-associated cancer is increasing and is only partially explained by the rise in older mothers suggests new research published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: Infection following a caesarean is more likely if you are obese, suggests new research

1 August 2012

Obesity increases the risk of surgical wound infection following a caesarean section, finds new research published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: Women with a fear of childbirth endure a longer labour finds new research

27 June 2012

Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labour than women who have no such fear, suggests new research published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: Danish studies suggest low and moderate drinking in early pregnancy has no adverse effects on children aged five

20 June 2012

Low and moderate weekly alcohol consumption in early pregnancy is not associated with adverse neuropsychological effects in children aged five, suggests a series of papers published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and


BJOG release: Elective birth at 37 weeks gestation safer for mothers carrying uncomplicated twins, new research suggests

13 June 2012

For women with an uncomplicated twin pregnancy, elective birth at 37 weeks gestation is associated with a significant reduction in risk of serious adverse outcomes for the baby, suggests new research published today in BJOG: An International Journal


BJOG release: Emotional distress is key reason why parents choose not to have a post-mortem following a stillbirth

16 May 2012

Emotional distress and a long wait for results are the most common reasons why parents choose not to have a post-mortem following a stillbirth finds a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


BJOG release: Early menopause linked to higher risk of osteoporosis, fracture and mortality

25 April 2012

Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, suggests new research published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


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