What New Technology Did 2014 Bring OB/GYNs?
From surgical staplers to birthing simulator updates, 2014 brought many new innovations for obstetrics and gynecology.
Weight Gain in Pregnancy Linked to Sex of Baby
Pink or blue? New research shows that low gestational weight gain early in the pregnancy is correlated with having a baby of a certain sex.
Image IQ: A Renal Abnormality?
This image quiz focuses on the kidneys. Can you identify the abnormality seen in these ultrasound images of the fetal abdomen?
For those who focus so much on getting through the pregnancy that they forget to prepare for when baby comes home.
Availability of Rapid Test for Syphilis Widens
The FDA has granted a first-ever waiver for a rapid screening test for syphilis, allowing the test to be used in a greater variety of health care settings.
What Happens When Hospital Obstetric Units Close?
As obstetric units close and consolidate around the country, ways to improve interhospital communication and to assess patient outcomes are needed.
Image IQ: Fetal Neck
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify the condition causing the abnormality seen in these images of the fetal neck?
A Man, a Birth, and Social Media
This cartoon highlights priorities, and what no OB wants—a third patient.
Another Benefit of Pre-Conception Folic Acid
Be a broken record about the importance of folic acid supplementation. New research finds it is associated with fetal growth benefits.
FDA Simplifies Labeling for Drugs in Pregnancy, Lactation
The FDA says confusing labeling is out and now will provide safety data for medication use in pregnancy and breastfeeding in a relevant real-world context.