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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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.

Rally for Maternal Health

January 26, 2021

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is encouraging all its members to weave advocacy for maternal health and lives into their everyday work, even with the smallest steps, during its 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting, being held virtually this week.

Crucial Conversations for Careers in MFM

January 26, 2021

Three experts in maternal-fetal medicine hosted the Womxn’s Health Collaborative Symposium: Crucial conversations for careers in MFM during the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) 41st Annual Pregnancy Meeting on Monday.