More Women Opting for Single Embryo Transfers
A new report by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology has shown a shift in women's preferences for the number of embryos transferred.
Image IQ: A Fetal Head Abnormality
QUIZ: These images reveal a defect in the fetal head. What do you see?
Chewing Gum May Be Handy for C-Section Patients
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.
Babies Are Not Produce
Charging by the pound is great for produce but not so great for babies.
Make Pills OTC to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Rate
New research highlights a way to reduce the rate of unintended pregnancies, but it requires two changes to current policy.
Earlier Inductions Lead to Better Outcomes
Research in Denmark showed that elective inductions beginning at 37 weeks' gestation were associated with improved outcomes in babies.
Peer Support May Ease Postpartum Depression
A peer support telephone program manned by volunteers and run by nurses showed promise in reducing symptoms of postpartum depression.
Diabetes More Likely in Offspring of Smokers
Children with in utero exposure to cigarette smoke from mom or dad's smoking habit are predisposed to diabetes in adulthood.
Image IQ: Ectopic Gestation or Something Else?
QUIZ: These images are from a patient who has had a c-section. What do you see?
Poll: Do You Talk About CMV Prevention?
CMV is a viral infection that can have devastating effects on unborn babies. Do you educate your obstetric patients about CMV prevention?