Ob/gyns sometimes need to go beyond guidelines when making judgment calls, as is the case with whether to induce at 37 weeks for gestational hypertension.
Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD
Here's how ob/gyns should counsel their pregnant patients to ensure their pregnancy is not complicated by measles.
A better understanding of the care and outcomes of women with severe morbidity who survive should provide insight into ways to improve care for all women and reduce both severe morbidity and mortality.
An expert commentary on ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 130: Premature Rupture of Membranes.
The Foley balloon is a tried and true mechanical method for cervical ripening
ACOG recently issued a practice bulletin for the management of preterm labor. A member of Contemporary OB/GYN's editorial advisory board asks if OB/GYN's have learned anything since 2003.
Delivering a baby before 39 weeks with no clear medical indications may be doing more harm than good.