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Did you know? A physician-diagnosed fear of childbrith increases the risk of postpartum depression in women with no previous history of depression.
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?
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.
Image IQ: The Fetal Neck
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this well-known anomaly?
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.
Image IQ: The Heart of the Matter
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this cardiac defect?
VIDEO: Laparoscopic Removal of Intracavitary Uterine Fibroid
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
Video: Postpartum IUD Compliance: Do Demographic Factors Matter?
Do age, race, or other demographics influence postpartum IUD compliance? The results of this retrospective chart review were presented at ACOG's Annual Clinical Meeting.
Video: Prophylactic Antibiotics for Prevention of Endometritis Following Manual Extraction of Placenta
This study, presented at a poster session at ACOG's Annual Clinical Meeting, examined 228 cases of manual extraction of the placenta to determine whether prophylactic antibiotics reduced the incidence of endometritis.
SMFM Video: What is the Optimal Time for Induction of Women Over 40?
Anjali Kaimal, MD, discusses her research into optimal gestational age for induction in women over age 40 during the poster session at the Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine's 32nd Annual Meeting.