A recent study compared labor care processes and birth outcomes between births in medical centers with both midwives and physicians versus those receiving only physician care.
A recent study evaluated whether an institutional policy of universal perinatal depression screening would increase screening frequency and treatment after a positive test result.
While water fluoridation has great benefits for tooth decay prevention, research indicates that in pregnant women, fluoride crosses the placenta and accumulates in brain regions involved in learning and memory.
The youngest, most susceptible infants often miss out on the benefits of breast milk, according to the first report to investigate breast milk feeding rates by gestational age.
Ranging from the impact diet supplements have on heart health to whether cannabis use impacts a woman's risk for PTB, these are five of the most noteworthy studies published in July 2019.
Environmental health occupies a unique place in perinatal and reproductive health counseling
More than half of rural counties in the United States have no hospital obstetrical services, many remaining services are closing at a frightening pace, and maternal and perinatal mortality and/or morbidity are rising as a consequence.
Recent studies suggest that a progestin-induced withdrawal bleed may reduce conception and live birth rates in women undergoing ovulation induction with clomiphene citrate.
This article addresses common errors that lead to litigation involving ob/gyn ultrasound, with options to reduce ultrasound-related litigation.
A fast and cost-effective new dipstick test for Zika virus can distinguish between it and dengue viruses without cross-reactivity, according to a report in Science Translational Medicine. Also, results of a new randomized controlled trial—the largest of its kind to date—suggest that text messaging may help some pregnant women quit smoking.