Cases of sexually transmitted diseases have been steadily increasing, according to a new CDC report, but ob/gyns can take steps to educate their patients.
Parents want answers following pregnancy loss or perinatal death and genetic testing has the potential to not only determine the cause but also predict the likelihood of a recurrence in future pregnancies.
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The largest randomized trial published to date examined whether chromosome screening of select embryos for transfer improves the likelihood of a live birth. Steve Ory, MD, a member of the Contemporary OB/GYN editorial board provides commentary on the findings.
“If you’re an ob/gyn, remember that these women are not statistics. They are precious mothers who are trusting you with their precious gifts.” This is one father’s story about the impact of maternal mortality and how obgyns can support the families of their lost patients.
There are several concrete steps clinicians can take to lessen the likelihood of vaginal birth complications, whether stemming from shoulder dystocia, a second twin or vaginal breech.
Metadata from an EHR form an audit trail of activity, which can make or break a malpractice case.
Seventy-five ob/gyn residents took part in the Sixth Annual Gottesfeld-Hohler (GOHO) Memorial Foundation Resident Ultrasound Boot Camp at Mount Sinai Health System in New York on August 4 and 5.
Educating patients about toxins to avoid in daily life may seem daunting but the authors advise focusing on simple, concrete steps that women can take.
State policies targeting drug and alcohol use during pregnancy have increased in number and have become more punitive, but findings show that these policies may not encourage women to seek the needed care.