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Obstetrics

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Description

Obstetrics is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. As a medical specialty, obstetrics is combined with gynaecology under the discipline known as obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) which is a surgical field.

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Organizations relating to Obstetrics

Magee Womancare International / Est. 1992
European College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Est. 1992
International Association for Maternal and Neonatal Health / Est. 1977
European Board of Gynaecology and Obstetrics / Est. 1991
European Network of Childbirth Associations / Est. 1993
European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Est. 1996
International Society of Computers in Obstetrics, Neonatology, Gynaecology
International Confederation of Midwives / Est. 1919
Postpartum Support, International / Est. 1987
Federación Iberoamericana de Ultrasonografistas en Obstetricia y Ginecologia / Est. 2007
International Society of Obstetrical Psycho-Prophylaxis / Est. 1958
Extended European Board of Gynaecology and Obstetrics / Est. 1991
European Society of Endosonography in Gynecology and Obstetrics
Danubian Congress of Gynecologists and Obstetricians
International Caesarean Awareness Network / Est. 1982
Partnership for Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health / Est. 1987
European Society of Obstetric Anaesthesiology / Est. 1994
Lamaze International / Est. 1960
Federation of National Societies of Gynaecology and Obstetrics in the Mediterranean Countries / Est. 1999
Asian and Oceanian Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Est. 1972
Asia and Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology / Est. 1957
Convention Concerning the Employment of Women before and After Childbirth / Est. 1919
International Infectious Disease Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology USA / Est. 1985
European Society for Gynaecologic and Obstetric Investigation / Est. 1993

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World Problems relating to Obstetrics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Postnatal depression
Still-birth
Obstetric shock
Resistance to incorporating midwives in medical care systems

Action Strategies relating to Obstetrics

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Treating postnatal depression
Promoting ante-natal care
Ensuring adequate post-natal care
Educating in midwifery

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