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  • November 21, 2017

    When Disaster Strikes, Planning and Collaboration are Essential

    Due to the lack of data regarding the safety and efficacy of vaginal seeding, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) does not encourage or recommend it outside of the context of institutional review board-approved research, according to new guidance issued today. 

  • November 14, 2017

    First National Multi-state Collaborative Launched on Treating Maternal Opioid Use Disorder

    ACOG has launched the first national multi-state collaborative to develop strategies for scalable programs to provide care and treatment for maternal opioid use disorder, which has surpassed hemorrhage and hypertension as the leading cause of maternal mortality in many states across the country.

  • October 24, 2017

    ACOG Releases New Guidance Aimed at Making VBAC Available to More Women

    Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) should be attempted at maternal care facilities that typically manage uncomplicated births if they are capable of performing emergency deliveries, according to updated guidance from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). 

  • October 24, 2017

    LARC and Reproductive Choice

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) today issued an updated Practice Bulletin, “Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices,” outlining new key data on the safety of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), the most effective, reversible contraceptive methods available.

  • October 24, 2017

    Vaginal Seeding Not Recommended for Infants

    Due to the lack of data regarding the safety and efficacy of vaginal seeding, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) does not encourage or recommend it outside of the context of institutional review board-approved research, according to new guidance issued today. 

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