Assistant Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
Who needs a fetal echocardiogram?
A review of the risks, benefits, and indications for appropriate referral of fetal echocardiography
Pap Talk E10: Meet the Board: Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD
Introducing Contemporary OB/GYN® Editorial Advisory Board member, Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD.
Meet the Board: Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD
Introducing Contemporary OB/GYN® Editorial Advisory Board member Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD.
Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD, on avoiding burnout
Contemporary OB/GYN®’s Associate Editor, Lindsey Carr, sat down with board member Yalda Afshar, MD, PhD, to discuss mental health and burnout in ob/gyn.
Sexual health and function in pregnancy
Physiologic changes during pregnancy affect the body’s hormonal milieu as well as a woman’s sexual desires, responses, and practices. In this review, we discuss knowledge gaps, the physiology of the female sexual response during pregnancy, types of sexual activity during pregnancy, and existing literature on anatomic and physiologic changes by trimester and postpartum.
Trimester zero (Part 1 of 2)
Preconception care is primary prevention. The goal is to affirm pregnancy intention, reduce any potential harm, and recognize modifiable risk factors related to pregnancy while stratifying pregnancies on a continuum of low- to high-risk.
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