Midwifery and obstetrics don’t need to be mutually exclusive disciplines. Here are 6 examples of how midwives and OBs can give complementary care that benefits patients.
New recommendations against routine pelvic exams in adult women with no symptoms have been issued by the American College of Physicians. What do you think?
The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against pelvic exams in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. Some say this is faulty logic. What say you?
In hypertensive pregnant women, snoring is a strong indicator of obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that may be associated with poor pregnancy outcomes.
Drs Louise King, Camran Nezhat, and Paul Wetter discuss an effective teamwork model, agreeing that patients have better outcomes when clinicians work as a team.
New study results may alleviate concerns about use of antipsychotics in pregnancy. However, higher doses often mean more problems for baby.
Lack of exercise among women 30 years and older has a greater impact on the lifetime risk of heart disease than other factors, a new study finds.
More than a third of women consider ob/gyns their primary care providers. To better meet the needs of their patients, one ob/gyn clinic offered different treatments for depression and compared the results.
Taking omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in pregnancy doesn’t make your offspring smarter but does make preterm delivery less likely.
Strengthening pelvic floor muscles through yoga just may be helpful for women with urinary incontinence, particularly stress incontinence.