Public Health and Social Issues

  • Tool for Postpartum GDM Follow up Free ACOG Tool   To Help You Manage Patients Who Had Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Up to one-third of women who experienced GDM will have impaired glucose metabolism postpartum and 15 to 50% of ...

  • New Maternal Mortality National Data Source The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed a snapshot of national data on pregnancy related maternal mortality.  Click to view the most current data available (2006-7)....

  • Perinatal Mental Health Consultation Service The Perinatal Mental Health Consultation Service is a free consultation service for health care providers who have questions about the screening, detection, diagnosis and treatment of perinatal menta...

  • HHS toolkit of public health emergency text messages now available A new toolkit of prepared cell phone text messages advising people how to protect their health after a disaster is available now through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Cell phone u...

  • New Health Information Resources from AHRQ AHRQ announces new health information resources on women, children, and minorities The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) now has available three new publications that highlight data o...

  • Maternal Mortality Review State level maternal mortality review committees are an important obstetric care and  maternal public health function.  Here is a  listing to date (April 2011) of m...

  • Providers Home ACOG's Provider's Partnership Project   The Provider's Partnership includes a series of state-level projects initiated to address key women's health issues such as depression and tobacco us...

Contact:

Jeanne Mahoney

jmahoney@acog.org