Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #53: Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) occurs in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy and is characterized by pruritus and elevated serum bile acid concentrations.
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consult Series #51: Thromboembolism prophylaxis for cesarean delivery
The risk of venous thromboembolism is particularly high during the postpartum period and especially following cesarean delivery.
NPMS recommendations: Antepartum vs postpartum prophylaxis
Ob/gyns must be aware of the different treatment recommendations for various scenarios pre- and post-delivery.
A simple step to reduce maternal death: Improve VTE prevention
As rates of VTE in pregnancy are increasing in the United States, ob/gyns must be vigilant in identifying women at risk and promptly instituting measures recommended by ACOG and other organizations
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