- Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks before resuming sex following childbirth
- Published on Feb 27, 2013
Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks postpartum to resume vaginal sex following childbirth and women who have an operative vaginal birth, caesarean section, perineal tear or episiotomy appear to wait longer, suggests a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- New study finds number of multiple births affected by congenital anomalies has doubled in the last 30 years
- Published on Feb 06, 2013
The number of congenital anomalies, or birth defects, arising from multiple births has almost doubled since the 1980s, suggests a new study published in BJOG.
- Women with hyperemesis gravidarum in second trimester more likely to suffer placental complications
- Published on Jan 30, 2013
Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy are at a much higher risk of associated placental dysfunction disorders such as placental abruption and small for gestational age babies (SGA), finds a new study published 30th January in BJOG.
- BJOG release: Postpartum haemorrhage during first pregnancy doesn't affect future pregnancies
- Published on Jan 23, 2013
First pregnancies complicated by postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) have no detrimental effect on future fertility, but women who have caesarean sections at the time of PPH are less likely to conceive again, finds a new study published 23 January 2013 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- BJOG CPD questions in TOG
- Published on Jan 11, 2013
The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG), a continuing professional development (CPD) journal, has published, for the first time, CPD questions relating to a BJOG paper.
- Call for Papers: 2014 Themed Issue
- Published on Dec 14, 2012
Are you currently conducting research in relation to C-section scar or managing the effects of previous caesarean section on subsequent pregnancy? BJOG is now accepting papers for the next themed issue titled 'Management of pregnancy following caesarean section'.
- Twitter Journal Club
- Published on Dec 13, 2012
Today, at 18.30 GMT, a recent BJOG paper will be discussed via twitter, coordinated by the Katherine Twinning Network.
- BJOG study finds unique 'anonymous delivery' law effective in decreasing rates of neonaticide in Austria
- Published on Dec 05, 2012
Rates of reported neonaticide have more than halved following the implementation of a unique ‘anonymous delivery’ law in Austria, finds a new study published today in BJOG.
- BJOG release: More help is needed to improve smoking cessation services for pregnant women with mental health disorders, suggests new study
- Published on Nov 21, 2012
Pregnant women with mental health disorders are facing too many barriers to help them quit smoking during pregnancy despite their willingness to accept support, finds a new study published today (21 November) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- New study finds majority of pregnant women require an average of two months sick leave from work
- Published on Nov 07, 2012
Three quarters of pregnant women take sick leave from work but employers can help reduce this through flexible work adjustments, suggests a new study published today in the Blue Journal.