In case you missed it: March 1-5

March 05, 2021

It was a busy week for the Contemporary OBGYN team.

AAAAI Annual Meeting: What to do before a telehealth appointment
FDA grants Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine EUA
Increase in more expensive hospital stays draws government scrutiny
A new app for new mothers

Medicaid payments for immediate postpartum LARC

March 02, 2021

Since 2012, when South Carolina's Medicaid program became the first state Medicaid program to separate payment for the immediate postpartum placement of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) from global maternity payment, a significantly greater number of mothers are using LARC, especially among adolescents.

How Sex and Gender Disparities Affect Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 02, 2021

Diverse Voices: COVID-19 and the Health of Women, a virtual speaker series run by the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), presented compiled research on sex and gender disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to identifying issues of concern, the webinar offered actions to improve women’s health despite sex and gender disadvantages.

Study examines switching intentions in contraception use

March 01, 2021

When it comes to willingness to switch contraception method, a team of researchers has looked into whether method type, satisfaction with use, and confidence in correct use were independently associated with switching intentions.