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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.


Women who experience hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester are much more likely to suffer placental complications

30 January 2013

Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy are at a much higher risk of associated placental dysfunction disorders such as placental abruption and small for gestational age babies (SGA), finds a new study


BJOG release: New study finds that postpartum haemorrhage during a first pregnancy does not affect future pregnancies

23 January 2013

First pregnancies complicated by postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) have no detrimental effect on future fertility, but women who have caesarean sections at the time of PPH are less likely to conceive again, finds a new study published today in BJOG: An


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