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Unexpected contractions discovered in utero

August 14, 2020

ByLindsey Carr

A new study offers important new insights into various placental functions and describes a new physiological phenomenon.

Resources for transgender care

August 14, 2020

ByHalley Crissman, MD, MPH|Daphna Stroumsa, MD, MPH, MSC

Find additional resources for providing high-quality sexual and reproductive healthcare to transmasculine people, transgender men, and nonbinary people, whose sex assigned at birth was female.

COVID-19 Pregnancy Data in the United States: August 14 Update

August 14, 2020

ByLindsey Carr

Here’s the latest data, updated on August 14.

Social determinants of health and cultural awareness in reproductive healthcare

August 13, 2020

ByVanessa L. Rogers, MD|Shawna D. Nesbitt, MD, MS|Angie DeRosa|Lindsey Carr

The maternal mortality rate for Black mothers is 3 times higher than that of white mothers in the United States.

New malpractice risks brought on by the pandemic

August 12, 2020

ByLindsey Carr

COVID-19 has brought on plenty of change to all aspects of life, and obstetrics and gynecology is not excluded.

Does dual antibiotic prevention and vaginal prep decrease surgical site infections?

August 12, 2020

ByBob Kronemyer

Based on the literature, a bundled intervention was created that included dual antibiotic prophylaxis (cefazolin and metronidazole) aimed at reducing surgical site infections for all patients undergoing hysterectomy.

Equality vs. Equity: What's the difference?

August 12, 2020

ByAngie DeRosa|Lindsey Carr|Vanessa L. Rogers, MD|Shawna D. Nesbitt, MD, MS

In this video, Drs. Rogers and Nesbitt break down the differences between equality and equity.

FDA provides new information on Essure device

August 12, 2020

ByLindsey Carr

Yesterday, on August 11, 2020, the FDA posted the first spreadsheet of adverse event reports.

Poll: Training in transgender care

August 12, 2020

There are several steps clinics can take to create a safe, supportive, and welcoming environment for transgender and nonbinary people. Is your hospital and/or practice one of them?

Vasomotor symptoms, cortisol awakening response in perimenopause

August 11, 2020

ByBob Kronemyer

Women who were in the top third of hot flash severity showed a 67% increase in cortisol, whereas those in the bottom third of hot flash severity showed only a 30% increase.