- Women with short or long birth spacing face a greater risk of preterm birth
- Published on Jul 14, 2016
Women who conceive less than 11 months after giving birth have a higher chance of going into labour or being medically induced before 37 weeks of gestation. In addition, the odds of a premature birth are also increased for those who wait three years to have another baby, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
- BJOG at the RCOG 2016 World Congress
- Published on Jun 16, 2016
The BJOG team is delighted to be attending the RCOG 2016 World Congress in Birmingham, UK. Details of how to get involved with BJOG at this congress can be found below.
- Domestic violence during pregnancy doubles risk of preterm birth and low birthweight
- Published on Mar 09, 2016
Domestic violence by a partner or ex-partner during pregnancy increases the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight and small-for-gestational-age babies, finds a study in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
- Call for papers: Stillbirth themed issue
- Published on Feb 18, 2016
In January 2018 BJOG will be publishing a special themed issue on Stillbirth.
- Depression of either parent during pregnancy linked to premature birth
- Published on Jan 20, 2016
Depression in both expectant mothers and fathers increases the risk of premature birth, finds a study published in BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
- Workshops from BJOG in 2016
- Published on Dec 09, 2015
A team of BJOG Editors are delighted to be attending a number of conferences worldwide in 2016.
- Young men have lower aerobic fitness if their mothers smoked during pregnancy
- Published on Dec 09, 2015
Mothers who smoke are putting more than their own health at risk, suggests a study published today in BJOG. Young men whose mothers smoked during pregnancy had lower aerobic fitness compared to those whose mothers did not.
- BJOG at FIGO 2015 World Congress
- Published on Sep 28, 2015
Editor-in-Chief, Professor Khalid Khan, and a team of BJOG Editors are delighted to be attending the FIGO 2015 World Congress. Details of how to get involved with BJOG at this congress can be found below.
- New studies show no long term effects of antidepressant use during pregnancy, but risk of significant blood loss during childbirth is increased
- Published on Sep 16, 2015
The use of antidepressants during pregnancy has no long term neurodevelopmental or behavioural effects on the child, however they may be associated with an increased risk of postpartum haemorrhage, suggests the findings from three studies published in BJOG.
- Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged 16-25 cost-effective
- Published on Aug 26, 2015
Chlamydia screening for all pregnant women aged between 16 and 25 is cost-effective, finds an Australian study published in BJOG.