Annotation. The ongoing reform of the health care in the fields of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Neonatology lead to problems in the Russian Federation, reflected in official statistics. Head specialist of the nine regions of the Russian Federation took part in the study, expressing their opinions and expressing their view on the problems. It reveals a significant shortage of staff (doctors and midwives), with working professionals in need of additional training. Another problem is shortage of nursing beds of the second stage. Available separating poorly equipped, mostly a problem with the diagnostic studies. Experts in the field insist on the revision of the criteria of birth with 500 grams and 22 weeks of gestation upwards.
Management in health care