Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: autism, perinatal depression, and more

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Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary OB/GYN website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: autism, perinatal depression, and more

Contemporary OB/GYN week in review: autism, perinatal depression, and more

Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, January 22 - Friday, January 16, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.

1.) Autistic traits among women linked to increased preterm births

A cohort analysis suggests autism may be poorly diagnosed among expectant mothers—and linked to poor birth outcomes.

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2.) Perinatal depression linked to suicidal behavior

A recent study indicated perinatal depression significantly increases the risk of suicidal behavior, particularly within the first year post-diagnosis, emphasizing the need for targeted interventions in this vulnerable population.

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3.) New guidelines revealed for no-cost FDA-approved contraceptives

The Biden-Harris administration, has released comprehensive guidance through Frequently Asked Questions to eliminate barriers to contraception, ensuring access to FDA-approved contraceptives at no cost, following President Biden's 2023 Executive Order.

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4.) Laser ablation for vasa previa shows promising results

A recent study highlighted the potential of fetoscopic laser ablation in improving perinatal outcomes for vasa previa, reducing risks associated with this condition affecting approximately 5 in 10,000 pregnancies.

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5.) COVID-19 vaccine dosing impact on maternal and infant antibodies

A recent study revealed that patients with 3 or more COVID-19 vaccination doses exhibit a significant increase in cord anti-Spike antibody levels compared to those with 2 doses.

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