The following eight topics should be discussed with patients in order to provide the best postpartum care.
Ob/gyns sometimes need to go beyond guidelines when making judgment calls, as is the case with whether to induce at 37 weeks for gestational hypertension.
New research explored whether risk of wrong-patient orders increased among multiple-birth infants compared with singleton-birth infants in the NICU.
Ranging from a comparison between hospital and home births to an update from the CDC on infant mortality, these are five of the most noteworthy obstetric-focused studies published in August 2019.
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