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Debate Over Use of Blood Thinners After C-Sections

There’s sharp debate about whether the wide use of heparin to prevent clots in mothers after a C-section is effective, worth the cost and safe, since it carries the risk of bleeding.

Marijuana use may hurt chances of getting pregnant, study suggests

The Effects of Cannabinoids on Women's Reproductive Health, including fertility, will be the focus of a breakout session at the 24th Annual NPWH Premier Women's Health Conference to be held Oct. 13-16

Sex in the era of Covid-19

The current global focus remains on Covid-19. For most Americans, the new normal consists of social distancing measures, which introduces challenges to sexual intimacy....

Update on perinatal anxiety disorders: Assessment and management

Routine assessment for perinatal anxiety disorders, using established diagnostic criteria and standardized tools, can facilitate early diagnosis, guide management, and optimize outcomes for pregnant...

National Breastfeeding Month 2020

On August 6, 2011, the USBC officially declared that August is National Breastfeeding Month. The 2020 National Breastfeeding Month theme is Many Voices United. Now, more than ever,...