The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine supports the clinical practice of maternal-fetal medicine by providing education, promoting research, and engaging in advocacy to optimize the health of high-risk pregnant women and their babies.

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Latest from The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Register for SMFM's 42nd Annual Pregnancy Meeting

September 13, 2021

Registration is now open for the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) 42nd Annual Pregnancy Meeting, to be held from January 31 to February 5, 2022, at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center near Orlando, Florida.

Current state of COVID-19

August 20, 2021

Contemporary OB/GYN Senior Editor Angie DeRosa gets insight on the current state of COVID-19 from Christina Han, MD, division director of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and member of its COVID-19 task force. Han is an active member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and discusses the issues on behalf of SMFM.

Pregnancy-related deaths: 2009-2018

January 29, 2021

Florida’s Pregnancy Related Mortality Ratio (PRMR) shows a significant decrease in pregnancy-related mortality rates among Hispanic and non-Hispanic Black women, according to a study presented at SMFM’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.

Practicing equitable global health

January 28, 2021

“Whatever you do for me but without me, you do against me.” That was the theme of a scientific forum on Wednesday titled, “Practicing equitable global health,” as part of SMFM’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.

TXA for postpartum hemorrhage prevention after cesarean

January 27, 2021

Loïc Sentilhes, MD, PHD, presented data on tranexamic acid (TXA) for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage after cesarean delivery: the TRAAP2 trial, on Wednesday at SMFM's 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.