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, November 6 - Friday, November 10, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) Management of active phase of second stage labor and risk of urinary, anal incontinence
In a recent study, rates of urinary and anal incontinence were similar among patients receiving instructions for moderate vs intensive pushing for the active phase of second stage labor.
2.) Study links long-term air pollution exposure to postpartum depression risk
Discover the impact of air pollution on maternal mental health.
3.) Higher abnormal cervical cancer screening rates reported among veterans
A recent study found that military veterans have 1.46 times higher odds of abnormal outcomes from cervical cancer screening tests compared to non-veterans.
4.) Primary care visits fail to impact parental knowledge and attitudes on HPV vaccination: RAVE study findings
A recent study reveals that despite health care visits, parents' knowledge and attitudes toward HPV vaccination remain unchanged, emphasizing the need for innovative strategies to boost vaccine uptake.
5.) Hematocrit levels in newborns: EPP vs. DCC study reveals surprising findings
A recent study in JAMA Network Open investigates the impact of extrauterine placental perfusion versus delayed cord clamping on hematocrit levels in newborns, shedding light on potential alternatives for optimizing infant outcomes during birth.