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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being


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
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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