Image IQ: Fetal Thorax
Challenge your anatomy skills: Can you identify the structure of interest in these images of the fetal thorax?
Study: Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease
For women with congenital heart disease, the risk of pregnancy and delivery complications isn't as high as expected, new research shows.
The Perils of a Pregnancy Pillow
Here's an example of what you don't see in your office; pregnancy pillows can be tricky!
When Is GnRH Best for Triggering Oocyte Maturation?
A GnRH agonist for an oocyte maturation trigger may be most useful in cases where pregnancy isn't the immediate goal, a new meta-analysis finds.
What's an Ethical Response to Home Birth?
In this blog, Paul Burcher, MD, PhD, considers the professional obligations of obstetricians in a hospital setting to women who opt for a home birth.
Image IQ: Fetal Kidneys
Challenge your diagnostic skills: What's going on with the kidneys in this fetus?
Managing Hunger After Surgery
For patients who have no adverse effects from anesthesia, who says there are no palatable post-surgical food options?
New Data Confirms Tdap in Pregnancy Is Safe
The resurgence of whooping cough has put the Tdap vaccine front and center. Since the vaccine is safe, newborns—via antibodies from mom—can be protected.
International Standards for Fetal Growth
A universal standard for monitoring fetal growth can better detect which fetuses are at risk for intrauterine growth restriction.
Image IQ: Fetal Abdomen
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Is everything normal in this fetal abdomen?