Understanding the usual clinical course of periviable PROM helps physicians guide families who are making difficult decisions.
Professional organizations and conferences
A thorough ACOG task force report confirms that NBPP is difficult to predict and prevent.
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics is raising concern about a potential association between use of acetaminophen in pregnancy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring. But the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is urging caution in interpretation and application of the findings, noting that the results relate to long-term use of acetaminophen, which is not typical in pregnancy, and association does not necessarily equal causation.
Eating disorders develop in vulnerable individuals from an interplay of genetics and a host of personality and sociocultural factors. Healthcare providers should be mindful of red flags for eating disorders in adolescents and young women.
(PDF) SMFM Patient Handout: Risks of Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) and Amniocentesis
In his final editorial of 2013, Dr. Lockwood comments on the recommendations of the ACOG Task Force on Hypertension in Pregnancy.
PCOS is likely underdiagnosed, especially in adolescent patients. It is challenging to make a diagnosis during the 1–2 years following menarche because normal pubertal changes can mimic features of PCOS.