Women who give birth in rural areas face unique challenges because of geography but state-based data collection hampers efforts to understand and address the factors that place them at particular risk for morbidity and mortality.
Doctors don’t talk enough to their young patients about sex, and neither do parents—but parents also aren’t sure that it’s a clinician’s place to have “the talk” with their children, according to a new study.
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are a highly effective form of long-acting reversible contraception but insertion can be associated with discomfort. In a new study, researchers from Pennsylvania sought to quantify the impact of the procedure on IUD satisfaction in younger women.
Research presented during the Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) 2018 Meeting suggests that when it comes to decision-making about hormone therapy (HT), transgender teens and their parents may have different views about preserving biologic fertility.
Internet addiction often is linked with depression but a new study suggests that there is a way to use the technology to help encourage teens with postpartum depression to get treatment.
A national poll suggests that most adults with children favor some type of state support for pregnant teens. But how strongly someone feels about that and whether the help comes with caveats may be influenced by the person’s gender.
Early imaging is key to the diagnosis of the many anomalies that are unique to multifetal gestations. The third slideshow of our ultrasound collection includes examples of these anomalies.
Findings from a recent study illustrate why you should be talking with your pregnant patients about their consumption of fatty acids.
Preterm birth is the leading cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity in the United States and also very difficult to predict. A research group at Stanford University believes they may have found an indicator.