A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB caring for pregnant patients with hypertensive disorders.
Maternal Mortality Etiologies and Risk Factors
Ob/gyns are on the front line of the opioid epidemic and have a responsibility to recognize, treat, refer, and advocate for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
Management challenges in pregnancies complicated by maternal heart disease are complex, requiring ongoing involvement of a team of specialists.
Preconception care is primary prevention. The goal is to affirm pregnancy intention, reduce any potential harm, and recognize modifiable risk factors related to pregnancy while stratifying pregnancies on a continuum of low- to high-risk.
A better understanding of the care and outcomes of women with severe morbidity who survive should provide insight into ways to improve care for all women and reduce both severe morbidity and mortality.