- New supplement to BJOG published today: International Reviews, Quality of Care
- Published on Sep 18, 2014
Head of LSTM’s Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health (CMNH), Professor Nynke van den Broek, has acted as Editor for a special supplement for BJOG, which has been published online today. View Supplement (free)
- New study examines the impact of socioeconomic position and maternal morbidity in Australia
- Published on Sep 17, 2014
The risk of severe maternal morbidity amongst women in Australia is increased by lower socioeconomic position, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
- A greater focus on socially disadvantaged women is needed to improve maternity care in England, suggest researchers
- Published on Sep 17, 2014
Women from lower socioeconomic groups in the UK report a poorer experience of care during pregnancy and there needs to be a greater focus on their care, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
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- Published on Sep 08, 2014
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- Stillbirth gap closing between indigenous and non-indigenous women
- Published on Sep 03, 2014
The gap in stillbirth rates between indigenous and non-indigenous women in Queensland, Australia, is closing, however indigenous women are still at risk of stillbirth due to preventable causes, find researchers in a new study published in BJOG.
- Is China’s 50% caesarean section delivery rate too high?
- Published on Aug 20, 2014
Efforts must be made to decrease China’s increasing caesarean section rate, suggests a commentary published in BJOG.
- Study finds association between maternal age and emergency delivery
- Published on Aug 06, 2014
An increased risk of emergency operative delivery is linked with increasing maternal age, suggests a study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- New study examines mode of delivery following a perineal tear and recurrence rate in subsequent pregnancies
- Published on Jul 09, 2014
There is an increased risk of severe perineal tearing during childbirth in women who had such a tear in a previous delivery, suggests a study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
- No link found between soy food and endometrial cancer risk, say researchers
- Published on Jun 18, 2014
Researchers have found no evidence of a protective association between soy food and endometrial cancer risk, says a study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- Short intervals between pregnancies increase the risk of preterm birth
- Published on Jun 04, 2014
Women who have short intervals between pregnancies of less than 18 months are more likely to see a decrease in the length of subsequent pregnancies, finds a study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.