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Is Holding a Newborn in the Introitus Position After Delivery Necessary?
Placing a newborn on the mother’s abdomen or chest immediately after delivery and before the umbilical cord is clamped doesn’t affect placental transfusion volume.
Image IQ: A 12-Week Fetus
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this anomaly?
FDA Examining Safety of Morcellators for Hysterectomy and Myomectomy
The FDA has weighed in on the safety of uterine fibroid morcellation. Given the current evidence, find out what they recommend.
Can Non-Ideal Weight Gain in Pregnancy Affect Child’s Metabolism?
New research shows that too much or too little maternal weight gain in pregnancy is associated with the child’s risk of being overweight or obese in early childhood.
Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Chronic Hypertension
A new meta-analysis has quantified the risk of preeclampsia and other adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with chronic hypertension.
Back to Basics: The Well-Woman Visit
Don’t let time constraints and large patient loads prevent you from providing a thorough well-woman visit. Are you covering all the bases?
Bleeding Patterns and the Menopause Transition
Prolonged bleeding as women transition into menopause is common. Although disconcerting, these changes generally require nothing more than watchful waiting.
Image IQ: The Fetal Neck
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this well-known anomaly?
Fertility Drugs and Breast Cancer Risk
The safety of fertility drugs has been a concern to physicians and patients alike. A new study assessing fertility drugs and breast cancer risk has reassuring results.
Weight Loss, Gain in First Postpartum Year Affects Health Risks
Not losing any baby weight within 1 year after delivery increases a woman’s risk of diabetes and heart disease, new research shows.