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.
Linda Marie Wetzel
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.
Dr. Charles J. Lockwood sits down with Linda Marie Wetzel, Executive Editor for Contemporary OB/GYN, to discuss the results of the ARRIVE study and what these findings mean for ob/gyns and their patients.
Although gabapentin is recommended and commonly prescribed for vulvodynia, its value in such cases is usually associated with complaints that have neuropathic components, such as dynamic allodynia.
Data collection methods are improving but still a challenge.