From disability and miscarriage risk to diets during pregnancy, these are Contemporary OB/GYN's selections for five of the most noteworthy obstetric studies that were published in December 2019.
Disability and risk of miscarriage
New research shows that women with disabilities are more likely to suffer a miscarriage but are also more likely to receive preventive services.
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Are women’s diets before and during pregnancy healthy?
A systematic review suggests that before and during pregnancy, women may not be following national and international dietary guidelines from major organizations.
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Which bacterial pathogens are most common in stillbirth?
Research from Obstetrics & Gynecology aimed to better characterize stillbirth related to infection using clinical, histologic, and microbiologic data.
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Antenatal Zika and SGA risk
New research shows that antenatal Zika virus significantly increases risk of giving birth to a small-for-gestational-age baby.
Read more: Antenatal Zika and SGA risk
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Insurance status a barrier to desired sterilization
Medicaid patients are less likely to receive sterilization at time of cesarean, and the reason may surprise you.
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