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Becoming a mother despite having a rheumatic disease

Women with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) can have children despite their rheumatic disease. But how do their children develop? A recent South Korean study has now come to the conclusion that


1-2 December 2020, RCOG Basic Practical Skills in Obstetrics and Gynaecology; London

The RCOG Basic Practical Skills course (BPS) is designed to introduce trainees to safe surgical techniques and obstetric clinical skills, in a structured workshop environment. The course is standardised to ensure


How can remote monitoring support pregnant women during and after the pandemic?

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer at Sensyne Health discusses how remote patient monitoring is likely to become part of the wider healthcare system as we see more digital technologies embedded into routine


My Expert Midwife announces partnership with the PANDAS Foundation

My Expert Midwife, the a company offering skincare brands for pregnancy, birth, new mums and new-borns, are proud to partner with the PANDAS Foundation, a charity which provides advice and support to


Simple swab to tell which twins are really at risk of premature birth

A test developed by teams from Tommy’s London Research Centre can help predict whether twins will be born prematurely, a newly published study has found*.  Half of twin pregnancies end in premature births,


5-6 November 2020, 4th Gynae Imaging Course; London and virtual

This is the fourth edition of JCA Medical Seminars two-day Gynae imaging course and they will be hosting this years’ in London! Covering the essentials of gynaecological imaging, we shall be looking


COVID-19 can be transmitted in the womb

A baby girl in Texas, born prematurely to a mother with COVID-19, is the strongest evidence to date that intrauterine (in the womb) transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus


Pregnancy-related COVID-19 guidance

The International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISUOG) has released interim guidance to medical professionals on management of COVID-19 in pregnancy. Joshua A. Copel, MD, professor and vice


Mental health challenges four times higher in young mothers

New research from McMaster and McMaster Children’s Hospital shows that two out of three young mothers have at least one mental health problem. Researchers found that teen mothers have a much higher prevalence


Improved access to Midwifery Units is urgently needed, says new study

A high number of pregnant women in England cannot access the maternity care most appropriate for them, according to a new study, which could be costing the NHS millions of