We want to hear from you! Have you seen an increase in the number of your pregnant patients using marijuana to treat symptoms associated with pregnancy?
As consumers have expressed speculation and concern about the potential of vaccines to cause ASD, a recent study examined any association between the Tdap vaccine and autism.
A recent study aimed to assess the correlations between various levels of thyroid hormone in early pregnancy and the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
A new study shows that while detection of congenital heart defects has improved dramatically, there is still room for improvement.
In an update to the 2009 recommendations, the USPSTF notes why early STD screening in pregnant patients is so important for both mother and baby.
Gestational diabetes may be prevented with lifestyle changes but early intervention is vital. A new blood test may be able to diagnose as early as 10 weeks into pregnancy.
Pregnant women with severe nausea are increasingly turning to cannabis. But it may expose their fetuses to health risks.
Women with silicone breast implants may be at increased risk for several rare adverse events, according to the first comprehensive study of long-term outcomes since the implants were reapproved. PLUS: Does delayed childbearing contribute to rates of multiple birth? ALSO: Does prenatal pollution exposure impact a newborn’s thyroid function?
State policies targeting drug and alcohol use during pregnancy have increased in number and have become more punitive, but findings show that these policies may not encourage women to seek the needed care.
Prenatal exposure to tobacco and marijuana can affect infant size and behavior, according to a recently published study. Plus: Is HT-NIPT cost-effective for guiding postpartum use of anti-D? Also: A recent study shows that lesbian and bisexual (LB) women have a greater likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) than their heterosexual counterparts.