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Reproductive health and childbirth: Specialty membership

List of local leads for reproductive health and childbirth research

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CRN: Reproductive health and childbirth - useful links

A list of useful links to online information related to reproductive health and childbirth

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - The RCOG encourages the study and advancement of the science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology. It do this through postgraduate medical education and training development, and the publication of clinical guidelines and reports on aspects of the specialty and service provision. Our Global Health Unit works with other international organisations to help lower maternal morbidity and mortality in under-resourced countries.
  • Tommy’s - Tommy’s funds research into pregnancy problems and provides information to parents. To give every baby the best chance of being born healthy, this charity work to fund medical research into the causes of premature birth, stillbirth and miscarriage.

Reproductive Health and Childbirth National Research Champion Forum - membership

A research delivery forum including research midwives and gynaecology research nurses from across England.

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Profile for Life-sciences Industry

Find out about what our Reproductive Health and Childbirth specialty can offer the life-sciences industry and why you should place your study in England.

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OPPTIMUM impact case study

It has been shown that administering progesterone can reduce the risk of a preterm birth and neonatal morbidity in women at high risk of these outcomes. However debate remains as to the long-term effects on children. The OPPTIMUM study aimed to look at whether the use of progesterone affects neonatal and childhood outcomes. Read about the value to the NHS that this study delivered in our impact case study