More Information: For Committee Opinion #696 Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has identified the following resources that may be helpful for ob-gyns, other health care providers, and patients on topics related to Committee Opinion #696 “Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy.”

These materials are for information purposes only and are not meant to be comprehensive. Referral to these resources does not imply ACOG’s endorsement of the organization, the organization’s website, or the content of the resource. The resources may change without notice.

Resources for Ob-Gyns and Women’s Health Care Providers

Practice Advisory: FDA Warnings Regarding Use of General Anesthetics and Sedation Drugs in Young Children and Pregnant Women
This Practice Advisory responds to the US Food and Drug Administration’s December 2016 Drug and Safety Communication entitled, “FDA review results in new warning about using general anesthetics and sedation drugs in young children and pregnant women.”

Practice Bulletin 177, “Obstetric Analgesia and Anesthesia”
This Practice Bulletin provides clinical guidance for obstetrician-gynecologists and other obstetric providers regarding appropriate analgesia and anesthesia use during labor and delivery.

External Resources

American Society of Anesthesiologists

The ASA is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188 | Mailing Address: PO Box 70620, Washington, DC 20024-9998