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  • January 25, 2016

    Ob-Gyns Encourage Reproductive Life Planning

    All health care providers, especially obstetrician-gynecologists, have a role to play in counseling their patients about reproductive life planning, according to a new Committee Opinion released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

  • January 25, 2016

    Ob-Gyns Support Breastfeeding Decisions for All Mothers

    Although most women in the United States initiate breastfeeding, more than half wean earlier than they desire and fall short of their personal goals.

  • January 22, 2016

    ACOG Reinvents the Pregnancy Wheel

    Today, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) launched a new Estimated Due Date Calculator (EDD Calculator), the first app strictly based on joint recommendations from ACOG, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) for determining pregnancy due dates.

  • December 22, 2015

    Ob-Gyns Update Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention Guidelines

    As new technologies for cervical cancer screening continue to improve, recommendations for ob-gyns and other women’s health care providers must be updated in order to provide the best care for patients. Today, in a revised Practice Bulletin, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) highlights a number of changes and updates for providers, including discussion regarding the role for cervical cancer screening with human papillomavirus (HPV) testing alone, HPV vaccination to include the new 9-valent vaccine, and revised guidelines for cervical cancer screening in HIV-positive women.

  • December 17, 2015

    Ob-Gyns Oppose Payer Restrictions Limiting Patient Access to Genetic Testing

    In a joint Position Statement released today, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (collectively ACOG) warn that recent proposals by health insurers to restrict access to genetic testing will limit patient care.

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