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Image IQ: The Jugular
QUIZ: These images are of the jugular area in a first-trimester fetus. What do they tell you?
Next Generation Pregnancy Test
Will this be the home pregnancy test of the future?
Analysis Offers Guidance on Breast Milk Expression
There are several techniques new mothers can use to express breast milk more comfortably while yielding higher output, a meta-analysis finds.
Image IQ: Healthy Placenta or Serious Problem?
QUIZ: These images show some changes in the placenta of a 34-week pregnancy. Are they anything to worry about?
Subfertility Itself May Explain Poor Birth Outcomes
Assisted reproductive technology is often thought to account for the risk of low birth weight and preterm birth, but new research finds another factor plays a role.
Study Shows No Benefit of PFMT for Prolapse
Pelvic floor muscle training, or Kegel exercises, did not improve pelvic organ prolapse in a group of women after a vaginal delivery, research shows.
Drug Helps Protect Ovaries from Chemotherapy
The GnRH agonist goserelin, when given during chemotherapy, may protect against ovarian failure and early menopause in women with breast cancer.
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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