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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....

Preparing for intrauterine device consults and procedures

This article provides nurse practitioners with important details about effective communication strategies that promote patient-centered, shared decision making during contraceptive consultations. Specific topics that...

Management of bacterial vaginosis: Updated guidance from ACOG

Introduction In January 2020, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) published new guidelines on vaginitis in nonpregnant patients. These guidelines provide updated clinical...

Uterine fibroids: What you need to know

What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids are firm, rubbery growths in the muscle of the uterus (womb). Uterine fibroids are almost always benign or not...

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...