A recent review examined how effective pregnancy support programs are in reducing low birthweight or preterm birth prevalence.
A systematic review and meta-analysis by UK authors sheds new light on social outcomes in adults who were born preterm or at LBW.
For a patient with a short cervix, you may want to consider using a pessary during her pregnancy.
Although two tocolytic agents have been used as monotherapies to prevent PTB, a recent study found they were more effective in combination.
A recent study aimed to quantify the reduction in PTB risk when expectant mothers who smoke are able to quit.
A retrospective study compared several obstetric and neonatal outcomes of women with PPROM to determine whether outpatient or hospitalization should be the standard of care.
The much-anticipated results of an injectable progestin clinical trial did not align with previous research.
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Findings from a recent study illustrate why you should be talking with your pregnant patients about their consumption of fatty acids.
Preterm birth is the leading cause of perinatal mortality and morbidity in the United States and also very difficult to predict. A research group at Stanford University believes they may have found an indicator.