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Pregnancy and Birth

Hypertension, Habitual Snoring, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Snoring. Do you ask patients about it? It could be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which has been linked to high blood pressure and poorer pregnancy outcomes.

Pregnancy and Birth

Black women born with low birth weight are at increased risk for the later development of type 2 diabetes mellitus, research shows.

A new scanning device—the RF Assure Delivery System—may make manual counting and vaginal sweeps for avoiding retained sponges or gauze a thing of the past.

Pregnant teens are more likely to engage in pica, a behavior characterized by compulsive cravings for nonfood items. Anemia may have something to do with it.

Challenge your diagnostic skills: See anything out of the ordinary in this second trimester fetal heart study?

palmar erythema

Pseudosac with ectopic pregnancy, palmar erythema, pemphigoid gestationis, abdominal wall hematoma, dermatomyositis, livedo reticularis—visual presentations of health problems that occur frequently, or exclusively, in women.

New research may debunk a 20-year practice of prescribing low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) to pregnant patients at risk for blood clots.

New research shows a vitamin D deficiency could be to blame in women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) yet fail to conceive.

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