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- Anti-epileptic drugs can increase pregnancy complications says new BJOG study
- Published on May 11, 2011
Pregnant women with epilepsy who are taking anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) have an increased risk of pregnancy complications, caesarean section and major malformations of the newborn, finds new research published today in the journal.
- Link found between mental health problems and a fear of childbirth
- Published on Apr 13, 2011
Women with a fear of childbirth have an increased risk of mental health problems than non-fearful women of child-bearing age, finds new research published today in BJOG.
- Call for papers: Developments in gynaecological oncology
- Published on Apr 07, 2011
Call for Papers!In January 2012, BJOG will be publishing a themed issue entitled Developments in gynaecological oncology. This special issue will be edited by BJOG Scientific Editors: Pierre Martin-Hirsch and Raj Naik and Guest Editors: Jonathan Ledermann, Robert E Bristow and Nick Reed. We are interested in receiving original research articles, opinion generating commentaries and systematic reviews on all aspects of gynaecological oncology including basic science, epidemiology, diagnostic techniques,...
- BJOG competition: a chance to win an iPod nano every day this week!
- Published on Mar 28, 2011
Enter the BJOG competion each day this week, we are giving away one ipod nano each day.
- Passive smoking linked to lower birth weight and stillbirth
- Published on Mar 23, 2011
Exposure to passive smoking is associated with lower birth weight, infection and stillbirth, says new research published today in the journal.
- Postmenopausal women more likely to suffer genital injury following a sexual assault
- Published on Mar 16, 2011
Postmenopausal women are more likely to sustain genital injury than premenopausal women following a sexual assault, says new research published today in the journal.
- Maternal Obesity - News coverage of BJOG Study
- Published on Mar 11, 2011
The HeadlinesWhat is the maternity experience for obese women, researchers ask (Medical News Today, also published by Midwifery News)Obese pregnant women don't get the information they need (Onmedica)Pregnant women must 'eat vitamins and minerals' (Mediplacements)Could private maternity services help educate mums-to-be? (Private Healthcare UK)Pregnant women 'need a diet full of vitamins and minerals' (FIGO)
- What is the maternity experience for obese women, researchers ask
- Published on Mar 09, 2011
Pregnancy is the ideal time for health professionals to advise obese women about weight management as they are more aware of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, suggests a new review paper published today in the journal.
- New BJOG supplement published today: CMACE Saving Mothers' Lives report
- Published on Mar 01, 2011
The Eighth Report of the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths, ‘Saving Mothers’ Lives’ is published today as a FREE supplement in BJOG. The report reviews maternal deaths between 2006 and 2008 and shows that the overall number of maternal deaths in the UK has fallen over the last three years despite a rise in the number of women dying from infection: the maternal mortality rate decreased from 13.95 per 100,000 maternities in 2003-2005 to 11.39 per 100,000 maternities in...