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Members' memories
The RCOG wouldn't be what it is today without the support and dedication of its 16,000 members around the world. Celebrating the College's 90th anniversary is as much about celebrating your individual achievements. We would like to hear what you
Episiotomy
Episiotomies, care of your stitches and what to expect when healing How does an episiotomy differ from a tear? A tear happens spontaneously as the baby stretches the vagina during birth. An episiotomy is a cut made by a healthcare professional into
The RCOG backs abortion reform in the Republic of Ireland
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) was established in 1929 as a College for the British Isles and gives equal status to the constituent parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland. A representative from the Republic of Ireland
A career in O&G: FAQs from school and college students
This page provides answers to FAQs from school and college students who are interested in a career in O&G. I’m interested in a career in medicine, and am especially interested in O&G. How can I find out more? The careers lead at your school or
House of Lords report on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS
Professor Lesley Regan, President of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), said:  “This report is long-overdue and much-needed. We commend the Committee for its strong stance on the need for political consensus and
20% discount on Cambridge University Press Academic titles
Following the sale of the RCOG’s book publishing business to Cambridge University Press in July 2013, the two organisations have been working in partnership to develop new projects to support education and training in women’s health care. As part of
BJOG release: ‘Vaginal seeding’ birth trend could do more harm than good
The potential benefits of vaginal seeding do not outweigh the risks, according to a group of doctors who reviewed the available evidence published today (23 August) 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
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 Obstetrics
RCOG release: Pregnant women should be assessed for a small for gestational age fetus to identify those at high risk
All pregnant women should be assessed for small for gestational age (SGA) risk factors in the first trimester of pregnancy but regular measurement of fetal size by ultrasound is only required when major risk factors for impaired fetal growth are
Care of Women with Obesity in Pregnancy (Green-top Guideline No. 72)
This guideline covers interventions prior to conception, and during and after pregnancy when caring for women with obesity.

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