Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Popularly known as "The Green Journal," Obstetrics & Gynecology has been published since 1953. Then as is now, the goal of the journal is to promote excellence in the clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology and closely related fields. Obstetrics & Gynecology reaches over 45,000 members and non-member subscribers.

Publisher
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Impact factor
4.357 (2009)

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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mom's marijuana winds up in breast milk

(HealthDay)—Breast-feeding has known benefits for both baby and mom, but if a new mom also smokes marijuana, does the drug turn up in her breast milk?

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Put birth control in place right after childbirth

(HealthDay)—Obstetrician-gynecologists should counsel pregnant women about use of long-acting reversible contraception, such as implants and IUDs, immediately after they give birth, a leading group of U.S. doctors says.

Oncology & Cancer

Western diet may contribute to dense breasts

(HealthDay)—Overweight and obese women who eat a Western diet may develop more dense breast tissue, possibly increasing their risk for breast cancer, according to research published in the September issue of Obstetrics ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Risky pregnancy for first-time mothers age 30-34

New research from Karolinska Institutet shows that the risk of giving birth to your first child in advanced years increase as early as in the 30-34 age group. Previously, first-time mothers were categorised as being in advanced ...

Oncology & Cancer

Long-term ovarian cancer survival higher than thought

Combing data collected on thousands of California ovarian cancer patients, UC Davis researchers have determined that almost one-third survived at least 10 years after diagnosis.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Higher risk of preterm delivery for women born preterm

Women who were born preterm have a higher risk of giving birth to preterm children, according to a study, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, from researchers of the CHU Sainte-Justine and the University of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Rise in preterm births linked to clinical intervention

Research at the University of Adelaide shows preterm births in South Australia have increased by 40 percent over 28 years and early intervention by medical professionals has resulted in the majority of the increase.

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