There isn't enough evidence to recommend chewing gum after a c-section or other surgery to improve GI function, but the practice won't hurt. © Africa Studio/Shutterstock.com
Image IQ: Urinary Issue or Something Else?
QUIZ: These images show something isn't quite right in a woman who is 34 weeks pregnant.
Ethical Obligations and Genetic Screening
This blog discusses how OB/GYNs need not only to understand the science behind genetic screening but also to counsel patients properly about the results.
IBD and the Pregnant Patient
Pregnancy is possible for women with inflammatory bowel disease, but collaboration is needed between gastroenterologists and obstetricians.
Which Oral Drug Is Best for Post-Cesarean Pain?
A meta-analysis sought to determine which oral painkillers were most effective after a c-section, but the findings were disappointing.
Image IQ: Fetal Eyes and Maternal Health
QUIZ: These images of the fetal eyes reveal a clue about the mother's health.
Cell-Free DNA Screening for Trisomy 21
Cell-free fetal DNA screening tests for trisomy 21 are more accurate than standard screening with nuchal translucency even in low-risk women.
Case Study: Diagnosis of Diastematomyelia
These images from a routine ultrasound examination of a 20-week fetus reveal a rare abnormality of the fetal spine.
Image IQ: The Fetal Heart
QUIZ: These images are of the fetal heart reveal an abnormality. Can you identify it?
Miscarriage: A Patient's Perspective
Miscarriage unfortunately is a common part of OB/GYN, but do you ever wonder what your patients are feeling? This blog addresses one patient's experience.
Nursing Moms Not Getting Enough Fatty Acids
Pregnant and postpartum women aren't getting enough omega-3 fatty acids, putting the development of their babies' nervous and immune systems at risk.