Since hormonal contraception was introduced in the 1960s, the risks and benefits of the drugs have been the subject of considerable, and at times acrimonious, debate.
Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
Speakers from across the country and from all walks of life came to the March for Moms in Washington, DC, with a single goal: motivating society to improve the lives of mothers, babies and birthing families.
A number of risk factors have been found for gestational hypertension/preeclampsia (GH-PE), and a new study from Taiwan suggests endometriosis is one of them, and a significant and independent risk factor at that.
A study of menstrual effluent showed that there are significant differences between samples taken from patients with endometriosis and healthy controls, indicating that analysis of menstrual blood may have potential as a noninvasive diagn
Learning several simple skills can make a breech birth safer for both mother and baby.
Updates on surgery to reduce incidence of ovarian cancer, along with the role of screening and oral contraceptives, were the key points of a presentation at the 2018 Annual ACOG Meeting in Austin.
Shoulder dystocia is a known complication of vaginal delivery that can be extremely challenging to manage, mostly because it is unpredictable and unpreventable. Hence, shoulder dystocia needs to be remedied with the maneuvers that the obstetrician is already trained in, according to a presentation at the 2018 Annual ACOG Meeting in Austin.
Ob/gyns are increasingly being called upon to care for women with side effects from treatment of breast cancer because more patients are surviving the disease.
Technology is a way to provide expanded services and reduce healthcare costs while still maintaining quality.
Prevalence of vaginal delivery of twins, both vertex and breech, has increased over the years at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, paralleling a decrease in incidence of cesarean birth.