Women with behavioral conditions need ongoing care through pregnancy and postpartum, but our health care system makes this a challenge
Complications of Pregnancy
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
This summary of SMFM Consult Series #46 reviews major considerations in evaluation and management of polyhydramnios.
Results of a population-based study provide new perspectives on the interaction between spacing of pregnancies, maternal age, and the health of mothers and their offspring. PLUS: How do pessaries compare with progesterone for preventing early PTB? ALSO: Opioid abuse in rural mothers and babies - What are the risks?
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the United States can be eliminated with the help of obstetricians. Test your knowledge and ability to care for HIV patients.
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are among the leading contributors to maternal mortality worldwide. Test your knowledge and ability to recognize signs in a patient.
Expert commentary on ACOG's interim update, which focuses on a comprehensive approach and more conservative guidelines to avoid the potential for misdiagnosis.
There are several concrete steps clinicians can take to lessen the likelihood of vaginal birth complications, whether stemming from shoulder dystocia, a second twin or vaginal breech.
Cardiovascular disease is one the leading causes of morbidity and mortality during pregnancy. This quiz goes over some of the important takeaways on the issues covered in Dr. Beth Brickner's article, Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in pregnancy (January, 2018) .
Women at increased risk for trisomy 21 who have suffered previous miscarriages and have a lower level of education are those most likely to refuse amniocentesis during pregnancy, according to new research.