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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

Midwifery and obstetrics don’t need to be mutually exclusive disciplines. Here are 6 examples of how midwives and OBs can give complementary care that benefits patients.

Letrozole, a breast cancer drug, was compared with clomiphene as a fertility treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Find out which drug performed best.

Challenge your diagnostic skills: Anything notable in these images of a fetal heart?

Studies with poor methodology were the basis of giving prophylactic antibiotics to women in labor who are positive for group B Streptococcus, an analysis finds.

High blood pressure, preeclampsia, and preterm birth can all be reduced with calcium supplements in women who eat a low-calcium diet, an analysis finds.

Challenge your diagnostic skills: What’s causing this bubble-like bulge?

nsaids and miscarriage

In general, NSAID use in pregnancy does not increase the risk of miscarriage, research confirms. Indomethacin, however, is an outlier. Find out why.

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