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Phenols May Disrupt In Utero Growth in Boys
Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.
Image IQ: Fetal Kidneys
Challenge your diagnostic skills with these images of fetal kidneys.
Flu Shots in Pregnancy: What's Your Sell?
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?
Intervention Curbs Weight Gain in Obese Pregnant Women
A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.
Image IQ: Third Trimester Fetal Head
Challenge your diagnostic skills with this image of a fetal head.
Breastfeeding: Patients Think Docs Should Have a Role
New moms want guidance and support when it comes to breastfeeding, and they report that clinicians generally fail to provide either.
Magnesium Sulfate for Preterm Labor Is Ineffective
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.
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.
SMFM Video: What is the Optimal Time for Induction of Women Over 40?
Anjali Kaimal, MD, discusses her research into optimal gestational age for induction in women over age 40 during the poster session at the Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine's 32nd Annual Meeting.
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