News at the SOGC

August 29, 2016

New Guideline for Lifelong Female Nutrition, A Modern Prescription for Health Care Professionals

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaeologists (SOGC) announces the publication of the long-awaited guideline, the Canadian Consensus on Female Nutrition: Adolescence, Reproduction, Menopause and Beyond . This comprehensive document summarizes the most recent clinical and scientific research available to assist health care professionals with the basic knowledge and tools they need to provide nutrition guidance to […]

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) statement supporting use of noninvasive prenatal tests (NIPT/NIPS)

On July 28th, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) released a statement supporting the use of noninvasive prenatal tests (NIPT/NIPS) as an optimal, initial option to screen for specific genetic conditions, such as Trisomy 21, during pregnancy for all women, regardless of […]

August 15, 2016

Latest guidance on Zika virus and pregnant women

Zika virus is a mosquito-transmitted virus that generally causes mild symptoms, but is associated with microcephaly in infants whose mothers contract Zika virus during pregnancy. Pregnant women and those who are considering becoming pregnant, are urged to take precautions against mosquito bites if travel to […]

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June 24, 2016

SOGC welcomes new President Dr. George D. Carson

The SOGC is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. George D. Carson as the 73rd President of the Society. Dr. Carson will serve in this role from June 2016 until June 2017. “I would like to express my sincere thanks to the SOGC Board […]