Clinical Practice Guidelines

Effective January 3, 2017, full access to JOGC content published after January 1, 2016 (including Clinical Practice Guidelines, Committee Opinions, Technical Updates, and all articles) is a benefit of SOGC membership. 

As part of our commitment to quality, open access to Abstracts, Recommendations, and Summary Statements will continue for all users.

Members - to access the JOGC, please follow these instructions:

1. Please click here to log in as an SOGC member. Upon successful login, you will be taken to the JOGC website where you will be recognized as an SOGC member and will have access to all content. 

You cannot log in directly from You must go through the SOGC website to access content.

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If you do not have your SOGC member details, please enter your email address on this page to retrieve your username and reset your password:

If you are still having problems, please send a screenshot of the error to Josephine Sciortino at so that she can investigate and find a solution for you.

Are you having trouble locating a specific guideline? Please email

We are working through indexing and adding older guidelines (pre-2002) to this page. Thank you for your patience.

Current < 5 years or has been reaffirmed for continued use until further notice.
Current > 5 years: is being reviewed to determine if it requires updating - use this version with discretion, as it is possible that some information may be out-of-date.



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    Medical Abortion
    Published April 2016

    Dustin Costescu,Edith Guilbert,Jeanne Bernardin,Amanda Black,Sheila Dunn,Brian Fitzsimmons,Wendy V. Norman,Helen Pymar,Judith Soon,Konia Trouton,Marie-Soleil Wagner,Ellen Wiebe

Adolescent and Paediatric Gynaecology



Diagnostic Imaging


Family Medicine




Infectious Disease

Maternal Fetal Medicine





Reproductive, Endocrinology and Infertility

Social Sexual Issues