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New guideline for managing thalassaemia in pregnancy announced at the RCOG World Congress in India
New advice for clinicians on the management of women with thalassaemia in pregnancy, a condition that affects more than 70,000 babies worldwide each year, is published today (28 March) by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and
Delay in expediting delivery once fetal compromise is identified or suspected
  Situation A mother attended with spontaneous rupture of membranes and raised blood pressure. Thick meconium was noted to be present. The CTG was nonreassuring and remained so despite fluid resuscitation. A decision was made to perform delivery
Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy, Management of (Green-top Guideline No. 61)
This guideline describes the management of pregnant women with sickle cell disease, including preconceptual screening and antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal management.
Ultrasound module: Basic ultrasound assessment of fetal size, liquor and the placenta
Curriculum Basic ultrasound assessment of fetal size, liquor and the placenta curriculum (PDF, 165 kb) Conferences and courses Obstetric Ultrasound Skills: the basics and beyond eLearning materials Principles of ultrasound eTutorial  
OASI Care Bundle Update, January 2017
Welcome from the project team Welcome to the first OASI Care Bundle update. We are very excited that the first four participating sites have now begun rolling out the care bundle and look forward to sharing updates about the project with you. Over the
Evidence on using hormone replacement therapy for treating menopausal symptoms
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms, in particular for younger women at the onset of the menopause, suggests a new review published today in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG). 
Reducing your risk of perineal tears
How to reduce the severity of tearing First- and second-degree perineal tears are most common type and are unlikely to cause long-term problems. For third- and fourth-degree tears, there is often no clear reason why this happens, and it is not
Laparoscopic Management of Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy (Consent Advice No. 8)
This paper provides advice for clinicians in obtaining consent of women undergoing laparoscopic salpingectomy or salpingotomy for ectopic pregnancy.
Obstetric fistula
The RCOG is proud to be an official partner of the UNFPA Campaign to End Obstetric Fistula. This section of the site provides information about fistula, and about our various activities to help support women with this debilitating condition. What is
Preterm Prelabour Rupture of Membranes (Green-top Guideline No. 44)
This guideline has been archived. Please see GTG No. 73 Care of Women Presenting with Suspected Preterm Prelabour Rupture of Membranes, and the NICE guideline [NG25] Preterm labour and birth.

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