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.
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.
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.
Doctors in high-stress environments may have the right information but don’t always act on it correctly, study finds.
Dilator therapy can be extremely successful in treating superficial dyspareunia, but compliance is often poor. A new type of vaginal dilator that gives women more control aims to address the issue.
A recent study examined whether severe and/or chronic abuse of multiple types during childhood and adolescence increases a woman's risk of endometriosis.
An oral selective estrogen receptor modulator approved for treatment of mild to moderate dyspareunia in menopausal women reduced signs and symptoms of atrophy in the vulva, vestibule, urethral meatus and vagina region, according to results of a prospective open-label pilot study
In women with endometriosis, deep dyspareunia is associated with lower sexual quality of life (QoL), according to a study.
Growing evidence that aspirin can prevent preterm birth (PTB) was presented at the 3rd European Spontaneous Preterm Birth Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland.
For in vitro fertilization (IVF), clinical and ongoing pregnancy rates deteriorated with worsening endometriosis, according to results of a recently published retrospective study.