American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Breast and Labial Surgery in AdolescentsExpert commentary on Committee Opinion 686: Breast and Labial Surgery in Adolescents.
ACOG Guidelines: Menstrual manipulation for adolescents with physical and developmental disabilitiesExpert commentary on Committee Opinion No. 668: Menstrual Manipulation for Adolescents With Physical and Developmental Disabilities.
Can a patient safety bundle prevent deaths from PE?Pregnancy-related deaths in the United States have risen from a low of 7.2 per 100,000 live births in 1987 to a high of 17.3 per 100,000 live births in 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System.
Overheard at ACOG 2016Here's what the staff of Contemporary OB/GYN overheard while attending the ACOG 2016 annual meeting.
ACOG, SMFM issue updated guidance on ZikaThe American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) have released updated guidelines for clinicians caring for women of reproductive age amidst the Zika virus outbreak.
Zika virus and microcephalyOn November 11, 2015, the Brazilian Ministry of Health declared a public emergency precipitated by reports of a 10-fold higher rate of fetal microcephaly occurring in these same Zika-affected states.
Menstruation: The sixth vital signAfter blood pressure, heart rate, oxygenation, temperature, and pain, pediatricians should include an evaluation of menstrual cycles for adolescent females when assessing overall health, according to a recommendation from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
AAP recommends Apgar score expansionAgpar scoring offers an useful initial assessment of a neonate’s physiological status and fetal to infant transition, but more data should be collected to adequately assess infants in distress that require additional interventions during the scoring period.
Opening up the emergency contraception talkSince its approval nearly 20 years ago, emergency contraception therapies have changed a lot. One in 5 physicians hesitates to discuss them with their patients, but a new bulletin from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeks to open the discussion.
Update: Emergency contraceptionEmergency contraception is used to decrease the risk of pregnancy after unprotected or underprotected coitus.