SMFM: Measles Exposure in Pregnant Women
Neil S. Silverman, MD, addressed the recent measles outbreak and made these suggestions for women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.
Study Calls for More Thyroid Disease Screening
Consider thyroid disorders, such as hyperthyroidism, when evaluating women with fertility problems and recurrent early pregnancy loss.
Image IQ: Gallbladder Sludge or Something Else?
Challenge your diagnostic skills. What's your diagnosis based on these fetal abdominal images?
Should I Steam My Vagina, Doctor?
Gynecologists should expect appointment time with patients to include a discussion about the utility and safety of vaginal steam baths.
Opioid Use in Women of Reproductive Age
Opioid use in women of reproductive age should be better monitored, and physicians should be more judicious in their prescribing, says a CDC report.
5 Predictions for Prenatal Genetic Testing in 2015
These 5 predictions by Adam Wolfberg, MD, provide insight into how genetic testing—NIPT to microarray and cost to quality—continues to evolve.
Image IQ: The Fetal Bowel
Challenge your diagnostic skills. What's your diagnosis based on these abdominal images of a late second trimester fetus?
Manual Rotation May Be Ineffective
Prophylactic manual rotation to avoid operative delivery may not be effective, according to a recent Cochrane meta-analysis.
Safety Considerations for Outpatient Surgery
The Joan Rivers' case revealed that safety protocols can be ignored. So how can patients, especially pregnant patients, be reassured that they are in good hands?
Episiotomy Rates Declining but Remain Varied
Nonmedical factors seem to be driving the use of episiotomies, and there remains a wide variation in episiotomy rates in hospitals nationwide.