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RANZCOG - Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is dedicated to the establishment of high standards of practice in obstetrics and gynaecology and women’s health.

RANZCOG trains and accredits doctors throughout Australia and New Zealand in the specialties of obstetrics and gynaecology so that they are capable, professionally and psychologically, of providing the highest standards of healthcare.

RANZCOG has responsibility for the continuing professional development of practitioners in women’s health, including both specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists and GP obstetricians.

The College also supports research into women’s health and acts as an advocate for women’s healthcare by forging productive relationships with individuals, the community and professional organisations, both locally and internationally.

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Labour and Birth

Research shows that having the right support people can reduce the length of labour and the need for other assistance

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Your O&G Doctor

Women may be cared for by doctors at different stages of their training and careers in obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G) incommunity and hospital settings throughout Australia and New Zealand

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Red Blood Cell Alloimmunisation

All Rhesus negative women should be offered an injection of anti-D immunoglobulin at 28 weeks and 34 weeks gestation, even though the babys blood group is usually unknown before birth

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Travelling during Pregnancy

Sitting in a car for a long period can be quite uncomfortable and may increase your risk of DVT

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Vaginal Birth after Caesarean Section

the reason you had the caesarean delivery and what happened was it an emergency? the type of cut that was made in your uterus (womb) how you felt about your previous birth experience

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Endometriosis

The treatment of endometriosis often involves both medication (tablets and injections) and surgery (laparoscopy to remove the endometriosis)

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Asherman Syndrome

Most women with Asherman syndrome have a history of abnormal bleeding after a miscarriage or birth and have undergone a curette (D&C) or other procedure to remove tissue from the uterus

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Pre-eclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, very high blood pressure (severe hypertension)can cause complications for both you and your baby, including:Poor growth of your baby due to low nutrition and oxygensupply from the placentaPrematurity if early delivery (before 37 weeks) is required toprotect the health of you or your babyPlacental abruption the placenta may prematurely separatefrom the wall of the uterus (womb), leading to bleeding and theneed for an emergency birth in some casesPre-eclampsia a condition involving high blood pressure andabnormal function in one or more organs during pregnancy

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

Participation in donation programs is completely voluntary

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RANZCOG WEBSITE - Why Your Weight Matters during Pregnancy

Once you are home with your baby, stick to your healthyeating and exercise habits to help you reach a normalweight

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