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Study Reveals Why Flu Is Dangerous in Pregnancy
Severe influenza in pregnancy is a hyperinflammatory disease and not a state of immunodeficiency as previously thought.
Poll: Would Paid Leave Keep Women Healthier?
For some women, maternity leave is just too costly. Do you think paid leave programs would keep your pregnant and postpartum patients healthier?
The Mother of All Birth Simulators?
A new lifelike birth simulator with all the bells and whistles needed to mimic various L&D scenarios may have just raised the bar for competency trainers.
Vaginal Progesterone May Help Certain Patients
New research has identified a select group of patients who may benefit from vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth.
Survival Rates and the Limits of Viability: Study
Researchers are learning that gestational age is not the only factor that influences survival of extremely preterm infants.
Poll: Are You in Favor of OTC Birth Control?
There is a movement under way to make oral contraceptives over the counter. As a clinician, would you be in favor of this?
The Case for Single-Embryo Transfers
Problem: The economic and clinical costs associated with multiple births resulting from IVF. Solution: Single-embryo transfer is paramount.
VIDEO: Laparoscopic Removal of Intracavitary Uterine Fibroid
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
Video: Postpartum IUD Compliance: Do Demographic Factors Matter?
Do age, race, or other demographics influence postpartum IUD compliance? The results of this retrospective chart review were presented at ACOG's Annual Clinical Meeting.
Video: Prophylactic Antibiotics for Prevention of Endometritis Following Manual Extraction of Placenta
This study, presented at a poster session at ACOG's Annual Clinical Meeting, examined 228 cases of manual extraction of the placenta to determine whether prophylactic antibiotics reduced the incidence of endometritis.
SMFM Video: What is the Optimal Time for Induction of Women Over 40?
Anjali Kaimal, MD, discusses her research into optimal gestational age for induction in women over age 40 during the poster session at the Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine's 32nd Annual Meeting.
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