Ob/gyns must be aware of the different treatment recommendations for various scenarios pre- and post-delivery.
Maternal Mortality Special Reports
A recent study examined maternal drug-related deaths and suicide in California and reveals opportunities for identifying at-risk new mothers.
Marking its third anniversary of working to improve the wellbeing of American mothers, March for Moms rallied on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on May 11.
A new report analyzed the timing and cause of maternal deaths to determine preventability, factors that contributed to pregnancy-related deaths, and also identified prevention strategies to address contributing factors.
In this Medical News Minute, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses the findings of a recent study that examined rates and trends of severe maternal morbidity in terms of race.
Each of us owes every mother the continuing effort to accept nothing less than the best we can be.
Leveraging maternal mortality review committees in every state is the key to reducing rising rates of maternal mortality in the United States.
A new report shows that over a 10-year period in the United States, rates of severe maternal morbidity increased and age, race, and income, all played a role in disparities in specific related trends. PLUS: How are most women informed of a breast cancer diagnosis? ALSO: Does gestational diabetes signal long-term risk for mothers and their children?
“If you’re an ob/gyn, remember that these women are not statistics. They are precious mothers who are trusting you with their precious gifts.” This is one father’s story about the impact of maternal mortality and how obgyns can support the families of their lost patients.
Contemporary OB/GYN launched the Maternal Mortality Special Series in January with a guest editorial from the series editor, Carolyn Zelop, MD. This quiz goes over some of the important takeaways on the issues she covered. If you need a refresher before taking the quiz, her article can be found here. The answers to each question can be found on the following page.