A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for further reading on maternal mortality.
Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
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Expert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 184: Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery.
Plaintiff alleged that excessive force from implementing the vacuum resulted in intracranial hemorrhage and subdural hematoma.
A drug that is low cost and easy to administer may help prevent maternal deaths, according to results of a randomized clinical trial. Plus: Does air pollution affect menstrual regularity? Also: According to a statement published by the American Heart Association (AHA), breast cancer patients may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Like the road to hell, the road to the opioid crisis was paved with good intentions.
With the United States ranked No. 50 globally in maternal deaths, support is growing in Congress for the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2017 (H.R. 1318/S. 1112).
To help combat maternal mortality rates globally, the US government has invested more than $15 billion since 2008 in innovative measures to accelerate reduction in deaths. These efforts are led by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Sleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy is a risk factor for development of hypertensive disorders and gestational diabetes mellitus.
Midpelvic attempted operative vaginal delivery (aOVD) does not increase risk of sexual dysfunction in women or their male partners nor are the women more likely to manifest symptoms of maternal postpartum depression at 6 months compared to counterparts who had low pelvic aOVD, according to a prospective study.