- 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.
- The global cost of unsafe termination of pregnancy
- Published on Aug 20, 2015
Seven million women a year in the developing world are treated in healthcare facilities for complications following unsafe termination of pregnancy, finds a study published BJOG.
- Help @BJOGTweets reach 5000 followers
- Published on Jul 30, 2015
At BJOG we use Twitter to update our followers on the findings from all our latest papers, highlight all the extra content we offer readers, run Twitter journal clubs and engage with our readers.
- Caesarean birth ‘safest’ for breech delivery, but the absolute risks of vaginal delivery remain small
- Published on Jul 29, 2015
The relative risks of a baby dying or suffering complications after a vaginal breech delivery are higher than in planned caesarean section, however, the absolute risks are low, suggests a study published in BJOG.
- Study suggests serum biomarkers can predict women at risk of pre-eclampsia
- Published on Jul 22, 2015
On National Pre-eclampsia Awareness day BJOG publishes a study that may help identify women who need closer monitoring for pre-eclampsia.