The mission of SOAP is to improve pregnancy-related outcomes of women and neonates through the support of obstetric anesthesiology research, the provision of education to its members, other providers and pregnant women, and the promotion of excellence in clinical anesthetic care.

Over the past several decades, under the leadership of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP), obstetric anesthesia has expanded far beyond the technical aspects of labor analgesia and cesarean anesthesia. SOAP has been integral in helping improve maternal and fetal outcomes and enhancing the care of expectant mothers through research, education, and inter-societal partnership and collaborations.

SOAP collaborates with many societies, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), ASA, the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS), American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA), Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)....

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