American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

When parents say “no” to newborn nursery protocolsParental refusals of protocols in the newborn nursery do happen. Providers need to know how to respond to parents with patient-centered yet medically safe care for their newborns.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Diagnosis and management of benign breast disordersExpert commentary on Practice Bulletin #164: Diagnosis and Management of Benign Breast Disorders.
ACOG releases new study on ob/gyn workforceWork-life integration, lower job satisfaction, increasing subspecialization, and concerns about income and professional liability are among the issues shaping the ob/gyn workforce and how they practice, according to a new report from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
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).