From disability and miscarriage risk to diets during pregnancy, these are Contemporary OB/GYN's selections for five of the most noteworthy obstetric studies that were published in December 2019.
Research from Obstetrics & Gynecology aimed to better characterize stillbirth related to infection using clinical, histologic, and microbiologic data.
New research from BMJ indicates that children of mothers with diabetes have higher rates of early-onset CVD.
An incentive-based prenatal smoking cessation program for low-income women appears to improve birth outcomes and reduce costs.
New research shows that antenatal Zika virus significantly increases risk of giving birth to a small-for-gestational-age baby.
New research indicates that Hispanic and non-Hispanic black women have higher postpartum pain scores but receive fewer opioids while hospitalized after delivery than their white counterparts
Medicaid patients are less likely to receive sterilization at time of cesarean, and the reason may surprise you.
Published research from Sexually Transmitted Diseases indicates a woman’s risk of vulvovaginal candidiasis could be increased by certain personal behaviors as well as the composition of her vaginal microbiota.
Although prior research indicated that intravenous (IV) ondansetron in pregnancy could increase risk for congenital malformations, a follow-up study, recently published in JAMA Psychiatry, has refuted those findings.
Two randomized phase 3 trials of safety and efficacy of bremelanotide 1.75 mg have found that the drug significantly improved sexual desire and related distress in premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.