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Women’s Health Experts Recommend Obstetric Care Designations to Improve Maternal Care

Washington, DC — Organizations representing women’s healthcare providers today released the first-ever consensus document establishing levels of care for perinatal and postnatal women. “Levels of Maternal Care,” the second in the joint American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Obstetric Care Consensus Series, proposes a classification system that would promote regionalized care, allowing pregnant women at high risk to receive care in facilities that are prepared to meet their specific needs.

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Stats & Facts

Stats and Facts

Statistics on abortion, cancer in women, cardiovascular disease, Cesarean birth, and more.

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Annual Clinical Meeting

Annual Clinical Meeting

Get the highlights from the 2014 Annual Clinical Meeting in Chicago.

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ACOG President's Blog

John C. Jennings

Information for ACOG members on key initiatives, programs, and topics of interest to ob-gyns and the related medical community.

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