Society of Obstetric Medicine of
Australia and New Zealand

Our mission is to improve outcomes for all women with medical disorders related to pregnancy and promote clinical excellence in pregnancy-related medical disorders through collaboration between health practitioners. We also aim to foster the highest levels of training and education in Obstetric Medicine, provide a supportive academic environment and encourage basic and clinical research.

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Welcome to SOMANZ

SOMANZ stands for ‘Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand’. The Society aims to advance clinical and scientific knowledge of hypertensive diseases and medical disorders in pregnancy and to foster collaboration with other regional and international societies interested in hypertension in pregnancy and obstetric medicine.

New members are always welcome. Apply now online or for further information contact the SOMANZ Secretariat on email If you need to speak to us, please email your contact number and we will call you back.

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Latest News & Updates


23-24 July – Fully Virtual – On Demand Access Available

Did you miss the 2021 SOMANZ-ADIPS Joint Annual Scientific Meeting held 23-24 July virtually. It’s not too late!  You can still register and have On Demand Access for 6 months.  Visit the meeting website to register for access NOW.  This is a limited offer and will expire on 20 August.

2021 SOMANZ Subscription Renewals

The 2021 Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia & New Zealand Membership Fees are now due for renewal. The SOMANZ Subscription period is from 1 July to 30 June. Please note that the Obstetric Medicine Journal is only available to financial members. Please make sure your contact details and member profile are complete and up-to-date prior to submitting payment for your membership. We prefer you to make payment online via the SOMANZ website. Credit card payments by MasterCard or Visa are accepted. If you do not wish to remain a member of SOMANZ, please send an email to the SOMANZ Secretariat at advising your reason for membership resignation (it’s just for our statistics).

The 2021 SOMANZ Membership Renewals are due by 30 June 2021.

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What Is An Obstetric Medicine Physician?

SOMANZ has recently produced a brochure to explain this important role. Please feel free to download and print copies of this trifold brochure here.

SOMANZ Guideline for Management of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy And Hyperemesis Gravidarum

This new guideline is now available in the guidelines section of this website.

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