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In case you missed it: October 26 to October 30

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary OB/GYN team.

This week’s top articles included:

New ASCCP consensus guidelines for managing abnormal cervical cancer screening test results

The guidelines, developed by a consensus of 19 national organizations convened by ASCCP, are an update to 2012 consensus guidelines and will be presented at The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ (ACOG) 2020 Virtual Conference this Friday, Oct. 30. Check out the full schedule here and register to attend. It will stream live and on-demand.

Timing of induction of labor

Is 39 the new 41 when it comes to weeks of gestation for induction of labor? “Why not?” said Aaron Caughey, a professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, who is presenting on timing of induction of labor Oct. 30 at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2020 Virtual Conference.

Postpartum depression may persist for 3 years after birth

New research suggests that postpartum depression may persist for 3 years following birth.

COVID-19 Pregnancy Data in the United States: Oct 29 update

Data on COVID-19 during pregnancy, as reported by the CDC, in collaboration with state, local, and territorial health departments and external partners.