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

Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.

Challenge your diagnostic skills with these images of fetal kidneys.

It is now recommended that all adults, including pregnant women, get a flu shot. So how do you—or don't you—convince your more skeptical patients?

A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.

Challenge your diagnostic skills with this image of a fetal head.

New moms want guidance and support when it comes to breastfeeding, and they report that clinicians generally fail to provide either.

Magnesium sulfate has its uses, but it's ineffective for delaying or preventing preterm birth; also, using it as a tocolytic could spell trouble for baby.


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