ChecklistObstetrics & Gynecology: March 2017 - Volume 129 - Issue 3 - p 584 doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000513207.29241.65 Departments: Checklist Free Article OutlineOutline Article MetricsMetrics General Cover Letter Title Page Précis Abstract References Tables Figures Authors must submit their manuscripts online via Editorial Manager (ong.editorialmanager.com). Please do not send duplicate copies of the manuscript to the editorial office. A COMPLETED CHECKLIST AND SIGNED AUTHOR AGREEMENT FORM MUST ACCOMPANY EACH MANUSCRIPT SUBMITTED TO OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY. Full Instructions for Authors are provided in the January and July issues or online (ong.editorialmanager.com). 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