- New BJOG Editor-in-Chief announced
- Published on Jun 21, 2012
Professor Khalid Khan is the new Editor-in-Chief of BJOG.Professor Khan succeeds Professor Philip Steer, who held the post for the last seven years. During this time, BJOG grew internationally through its impact factor, submissions and reach. Its impact factor increased from 2.171 to 3.349, and submissions almost doubled. BJOG now has the highest immediacy index in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology and in 2011 saw just under 80% of its submissions coming from outside of the UK.
- Danish studies suggest low and moderate drinking in early pregnancy has no adverse effects on children aged five
- Published on Jun 20, 2012
Low and moderate weekly alcohol consumption in early pregnancy is not associated with adverse neuropsychological effects in children aged five, suggests a series of papers published today in BJOG. However, high levels of alcohol per week were linked with a lower attention span among five year olds.
- BJOG release: Elective birth at 37 weeks of gestation safer for mothers carrying uncomplicated twins, new research suggests
- Published on Jun 19, 2012
For women with an uncomplicated twin pregnancy, elective birth at 37 weeks of gestation is associated with a significant reduction in risk of serious adverse outcomes for the baby, suggests new research in BJOG.
- Emotional distress is key reason why parents choose not to have a postmortem following a stillbirth
- Published on May 16, 2012
Emotional distress and a long wait for results are the most common reasons why parents choose not to have a post-mortem following a stillbirth finds a new study published today in BJOG.
- BJOG is recruiting a new Assistant Editor
- Published on May 08, 2012
The Assistant Editor will be responsible for assisting the Managing Editor, RCOG Journals to achieve the smooth functioning of all of the journal's systems and for facilitating editors, reviewers and authors in fulfilling their duties in the journal's peer review process. Other duties include: proofreading monthly columns; writing copy for the BJOG e-newsletter; updating the BJOG webpages; creating 'virtual' issues in liaison with Wiley-Blackwell; and taking minutes for Editorial Board and Management...
- BJOG release: Early Menopause linked to higher risk of osteoporosis, fracture and mortality
- Published on Apr 25, 2012
Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, suggests new research published today (25 April) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- BJOG Editorial Board member elected as fellow ad eundum to the RCOG
- Published on Apr 18, 2012
BJOG would like to congratulate Dr Jan Deprest, a member of our Editorial Board, on his election as a fellow ad eundum to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
- BJOG Author Workshops 2012
- Published on Mar 23, 2012
BJOG will be holding 3 author workshops in 2012. Come to a workshop to find out how to give your paper the best chance of being accepted. The workshops will include advice on how to prepare your submission, structure your paper and an insight into what editors hate.
- Prevalence of urinary incontinence, 20 years after child birth, is three times higher following vaginal delivery, BJOG study finds
- Published on Mar 14, 2012
Women are nearly three times more likely to experience urinary incontinence for more than 10 years following a vaginal delivery rather than a caesarean section, finds new research published today in BJOG.
- Are my twins identical: parents may be misinformed by prenatal scan observations
- Published on Feb 29, 2012
Parents may be misinformed during prenatal scans on whether their twins are identical or non-identical, say UCL researchers in a new commentary piece published today (29 February) in the journal.