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How to One-Up a 4D Ultrasound Scan
New technology—inspiring jealousy and one-upmanship everywhere. (Who said pregnant women weren't competitive?)
FDA Update: Replaceable Urinary Prosthesis for IDC
The inflow Intraurethral Valve-Pump, a device intended for use in women with impaired detrusor contractility (IDC), has been given FDA marketing approval.
A Statin's Role in Uterine Fibroid Treatment
What does a cholesterol medication have to do with uterine fibroid tumors? New animal research explains one drug's effect on uterine leiomyoma cells.
Q&A: How New Technology Can Improve GYN Surgery
Ever wonder about investing in 3D technology, the best candidates for LESS, and the utility of dual-function instruments? Here's one OB/GYN's opinion.
Antibiotics for PROM Near Term Have No Benefit
Antibiotics should not be routinely used for pregnant women with ruptured membranes prior to labor at term, unless there are signs of an infection.
Commentary: Understanding Midwife Credentials
CNMs, CMs, CPMs . . . Elaine Germano of the American College of Nurse-Midwives explains the credentials and how they may affect collaboration efforts.
Image IQ: Third Trimester Fetal Brain
Challenge your diagnostic skills: What's the diagnosis and prognosis based on these images of the fetal brain in a third trimester pregnancy?
Not Enough Birthing Hospitals Promote Pertussis Vaccine
Whooping cough can equal hospitalization for a baby, so why aren't more hospitals promoting Tdap vaccines and offering preventive measures on their websites?
Sunday Funny: Cool Benefits
How's this for a unique way to offer certain fertility benefits as an employee incentive?
Some Patients Misinterpret Delivery Advice as Pressure
Women who perceive being pressured by clinicians to have a labor induction or c-section are more likely to undergo the intervention even if medically unnecessary.
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