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SLE and Pregnancy and Prognosis?
The news from the PROMISSE study on pregnancy outcome in women with systemic lupus erythematosus is good for non-Hispanic white women and not so good for Hispanic white and African-American in women.
NSAIDs Affect Fertility of Women With Musculoskeletal Pain
NSAIDs may impair fertility in women with mild musculoskeletal pain. Damage is reversible once NSAIDs are discontinued, according to a new study.
Pregnancy, SLE, and APS: New Guidelines
New guidelines issued at EULAR 2015 outline ways to reduce risks of complications for pregnant women with SLE and antiphospholipid syndrome. Details here.
Image IQ: Urinary Issue or Something Else?
QUIZ: These images show something isn't quite right in a woman who is 34 weeks pregnant.
Ethical Obligations and Genetic Screening
This blog discusses how OB/GYNs need not only to understand the science behind genetic screening but also to counsel patients properly about the results.
IBD and the Pregnant Patient
Pregnancy is possible for women with inflammatory bowel disease, but collaboration is needed between gastroenterologists and obstetricians.
Which Oral Drug Is Best for Post-Cesarean Pain?
A meta-analysis sought to determine which oral painkillers were most effective after a c-section, but the findings were disappointing.
Can You Identify a Sentinel Event?
Severe maternal morbidity is not always a sentinel event. Take this quiz to test your understanding of what constitutes an obstetric sentinel event.
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.
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.
10 Things Patients Wish Their OBs Told Them
Obstetricians: Want to know what your patients wish you had told them before delivery? We surveyed a group of moms and are sharing the top 10 responses.
8 Simple Ways for Pregnant Patients to Reduce Exposure to Toxins
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.
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