This article, written by Kjersti Marie Aagard, MD, and Derrick Michael Chu, BSC, presents studies of the placental microbiome are a window into the complex interplay between microbiota and host in spontaneous PTB.
Counseling about sexuality in pregnancy and postpartum offers an opportunity to allay fears and increase patient satisfaction during a unique period in a woman’s life.
This article by My-Linh Nguyen, MD, Yalda Afshar MD PhD, Jenny Mei MD, Tamara Grisales, MD appears in the August 2017 issue of Contemporary OB/Gyne.
This article, appearing in the March 2017 issue of Contemporary OB/GYN and written Yalda Afshar MD PhD and Christina S Han MD, cites preconception care as primary prevention.
The goal is to affirm pregnancy intention, reduce any potential harm, and recognize modifiable risk factors related to pregnancy while stratifying pregnancies on a continuum of low- to high-risk.
Debra L. Beck in the June 12, 2017 Ob.Gyn. News writes that women who were prepregnancy, frequent, and loud snorers during pregnancy had a significantly higher risk of preterm or early term delivery, in a study presented at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.
We sought to test the efficacy of regular exercise in early pregnancy to prevent gestational diabetes mellitus in Chinese overweight/obese pregnant women.
Chen Wang, PhD1, Yumei Wei, MD1, Xiaoming Zhang, MD, Yue Zhang, MD, Qianqian Xu, MD, Yiying Sun, MD, Shiping Su, BS, Li Zhang, BS, Chunhong Liu, BS, Yaru Feng, BS, Chong Shou, PhD, Kym J. Guelfi, PhD, John P. Newnham, MD, PhD, Huixia Yang, MD, PhD
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Birth defects found in 10% of confirmed U.S. Zika pregnancies
Publish date: April 5, 2017
By: M. Alexander Otto
About 1 in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika infection in the United States had a fetus or baby with Zika-related birth defects in 2016, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Trimester Zero is an article written by Yalda Afshar, MD., Ph.D., and Christina S. Han, MD, that makes the argument that pregnancy wellness begins before the positive pregnancy test. You can read the article by clicking HERE.
This article, written by Maria Perales, Ph.D. and Raul Artal, MD and Alejandro Lucia, MD, Ph.D., appears in the March 21, 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. You can access the article by clicking HERE.
This article gives you a better understanding of the risks and problems of severe maternal morbidity and leads the way toward improved care for all women. Click HERE to read.