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Welcome to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Newsroom. This page serves as the College’s information resource center for the media and contains press releases, statements, and other resources for journalists. If you are a member of the media working on a story regarding women’s health, we can connect you with experts for an interview and provide background information. Please don’t hesitate to contact us: communications@acog.org.

 

 

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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Today's Headlines

Todays Headlines

Daily need-to-know news affecting women's health care and the ob-gyn specialty.

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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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Media Contact Info

Kate Connors
Director, Media Relations & Communications
kconnors@acog.org
Office: 202.863.2553

Megan Erhardt
Manager, Media Relations & Communications
merhardt@acog.org
Office: 202.863.2423

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