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International Standards for Fetal Growth
A universal standard for monitoring fetal growth can better detect which fetuses are at risk for intrauterine growth restriction.
Common Chemical Associated With Low Sex Drive in Women
As a result of concern over widespread phthalate exposure, pregnant women were studied to determine their phthalate level and its effect on reproductive health.
Image IQ: Fetal Abdomen
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Is everything normal in this fetal abdomen?
FDA Tightens Guidance on Morcellation for Fibroids
With this new FDA guidance, the group of women for whom laparoscopic power morcellation remains an appropriate treatment option is quite narrowed.
Maternal Weight Affects How Embryos Develop
Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
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.
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