Julia Cron, MD


What patients need to know about virtual Well Woman visits

As the pandemic forces health care to adapt, virtual Well Woman visits can be offered as a safe approach to timely care.

Titus Leo


Four strategies to alleviate health care staff burdens amid labor shortages

Technology can support processes for relief in a tight labor market.

Louise Wilkins-Haug, MD, PHD


Managing fetal sex discordance in cfDNA

This article presents a clinical algorithm and four cases to consider.

Sarah Simko, MD, PhD


Surgical treatments for endometriosis

Laparoscopy remains the gold standard for diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

Rachel C. Forcino, PHD, MSC, Postdoctoral Fellow


Why shared decision-making matters more than ever

Sweeping policy-level implementation efforts have mandated SDM in other areas of medicine; similar mandates could impact ob/gyn.

Jill Murphy


People with depression may be more susceptible to COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

The research team found that levels of depression are at least 3 times higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christina P.C. Borba, PhD, MPH


Perspectives on global women’s mental health

This diverse group of women came together to explore the challenges in treating mental illness in patients who identify as female.

Diamond Goodwin, MD, MHS


How to manage endometriosis-associated pain

Pain mechanisms are multifactorial, complex, and still poorly understood.

Peter A. Ory, MD


Hysterosalpingography for boomers to zoomers

Although the hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is the oldest special radiologic procedure, first performed over 110 years ago, it remains an essential part of the evaluation of the infertile couple.

Elaine L. Duryea, MD


Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean Section

Cesarean delivery is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States, with over 1 million infants delivered this way each year. Maternal morbidity and mortality rates in this country are higher in women undergoing cesarean delivery. To improve these outcomes, experts make a case for the application of several ERAS principles to obstetric-specific issues.

Sandra Fyfe


Study: Progestin-only pills more effective than previously thought

A literature review published in the journal Contraception finds progestin-only pills (POP) may be more effective than expected.

Anthony Opipari, MD


Vulvar infection in patient with acute myeloid leukemia

This vulvar infection rarely is seen but presents an intriguing case.

Leah Kuntz


What TikTok could mean for adolescent mental health

TikTok has over 1 billion users and dominates youth culture. Is it damaging their mental health?

Elizabeth Imboden, MD


Fever and facial swelling in a neonate

An 18-day-old girl whose right cheek had become increasingly red and warm over 24 hours was directly admitted to an inpatient unit. She had firmness and pain to the affected area, fussiness, increased sleeping, and poor feeding, preferring the bottle to breastfeeding. What's the diagnosis?

Ashley M. Hesson, MD


Vulvar amyloidosis

A case study on diagnosis and management. Could you recognize this rare condition?

Susan Crowe, MD


Alcohol and breastfeeding: What are the risks?

What are the impacts of alcohol use during lactation?

George Saade, MD


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.

Reina Puri


Finding the best fit

Best practices on discussing birth control for adolescents.

Ryan McDonald


No survival benefit of annual ovarian cancer screening in low-risk women

The results, according to the study authors, demonstrate that screening the general population for tubal and ovarian cancer each year does not result in a survival benefit.

Lois Levine, MA


Does telemedicine really work when it comes to gynecology?

At the 2023 ACOG Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting, a study on whether telemedicine contributes to patient adherence and satisfaction for gynecologic visits.

Nick Lofton


5 tips for tackling telehealth

There are barriers to telehealth adoption that physicians must overcome to realize the technology’s promise.

Michael Berk, MD, PhD


Mind-body resilience for women: A focus on depression

Here’s why we should be paying special attention to women’s depression treatment.

Molly Findley, DO, MPH, MS


Fresh ideas, workarounds during pandemic can increase access to contraception

The pandemic has forced us to get more creative in managing patients’ needs, especially when it comes to contraception

Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman, MD


SMFM 2021: Selected Scientific Advances

This year’s annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) will go down in history as one to remember.

Andy Kumar


5 value-based care strategies for leveraging patient data

Clinical and claims data must be in synch to achieve best outcomes for patients.

Logan Lutton


Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: May 24, 2022

How many novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were announced today?

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