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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.