Improvements in contraceptive use among adolescent females have contributed significantly to a decline in pregnancy rates in Britain and the United States, according to a multidecade comparison of the two regions.
As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to escalate, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) has released guidance on the maternal, fetal and neonatal implications of the disease.
Finnish researchers say that maternal smoking during pregnancy leads to reduced infant body length and head circumference, effects that remain unchanged even if a woman stops smoking during the first trimester.
Women with depression are more than three times more likely to use cannabis while pregnant, according to a recent study from Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
In this video, Jon Einarsson, MD, PhD MPH, discusses his work to develop a less invasive technique for removal of the transmural bowel nodules.
Obese women who used the levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) were nearly three times as likely to achieve a complete response to progestin treatment, and saw a significant reduction in risk of progression to cancer, according to new research.
Online communication provides an empowering environment for the exchange of accurate and useful contraceptive information, when based on real user experiences, according a recent study from Contraception.
Physicians should meet with their attorneys to prepare for any testimony, especially in cases with documentation discrepancies and unreliable physician-nurse communication.
As patients increasingly present with organ prolapse or incontinence, they may require a safe, effective, and non-surgical treatment option.
New research indicates that unintended pregnancy is much more likely in women with than without disabilities