- Proactive labour induction can improve perinatal outcomes
- Published on Feb 18, 2015
A proactive labour induction practice once women are full term can improve perinatal outcomes suggests a new Danish study, published in BJOG.
- Link found between pain during or after sexual intercourse and mode of delivery
- Published on Jan 21, 2015
Operative birth is associated with persisting pain during or after sexual intercourse, known as dyspareunia, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
- The challenges of providing obstetric care during an Ebola epidemic
- Published on Jan 14, 2015
Obstetric interventions during an Ebola epidemic are deeply challenging say two new commentaries published in BJOG.
- New analysis looks at risk factors for direct maternal deaths in the UK
- Published on Jan 09, 2015
Medical co-morbidities, when women have one or more medical conditions, are found to be an important factor associated with direct maternal deaths, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
- Research priorities to improve the care of women with FGM
- Published on Dec 17, 2014
Further evidence on how to improve the care of women living with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is urgently needed, suggests a new study, published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
- Call for Papers: Obesity and Women's Health
- Published on Dec 16, 2014
In January 2016 BJOG will be publishing a special themed issue on Obesity and Women's Health.
- Study finds link between government healthcare spending and maternal mortality rates across the EU
- Published on Dec 10, 2014
Reductions in government healthcare spending in the European Union (EU) are associated with increased maternal mortality rates, suggests a paper published in BJOG. However, if skilled birth attendants are in place, the association disappears, highlighting the potential importance of maternal care, finds the research.
- Call for new technologies to protect women globally against unintended pregnancy, HIV and STIs
- Published on Oct 22, 2014
The global health community is calling for increased investment in the development of new technologies for women to protect against unintended pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. A new supplement published today in BJOG, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and CAMI Health, focuses on Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (MPTs), which aim to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women worldwide.
- New study identifies risk factors for sexual assault, including age and alcohol consumption
- Published on Oct 15, 2014
Risk factors for sexual assault, including young age and alcohol consumption, must be addressed when considering preventative strategies, suggests a new study, published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).
- 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)