This week on Contemporary OB/GYN®: April 18 to April 22

What's coming to Contemporary OB/GYN® this week.

Endometriosis phenotype and preterm birth

There is no association between endometriosis and preterm birth, according to a French study in JAMA Network Open.

Endometriosis and lower urinary tract symptoms

Women with surgically confirmed endometriosis were significantly more likely to report lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTSs) than those without, according to a study analysis in the journal Fertility and Sterility.

Prenatal attachment levels enhanced with positive body self-perception

Prenatal attachment levels were enhanced among pregnant women who were pleased with their appearance and body, displayed a positive attitude about their physical fitness, and engaged in practices that bolstered their health and physical capacity, according to a study in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing.

Virtual visits for prenatal care

An integrated model for prenatal care that incorporates both virtual and in-person visits has been well-received by patients and health care providers alike, according to a review in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health.