Black Women Show Even Greater Benefit, AHA Journal Study Finds
Couples who get vaccinated against Covid do not reduce their chances of conceiving a child, but men who get infected with Covid do reduce their odds slightly.
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.
Implementation of the Maternal Mental Health Safety Bundle: Standardizing perinatal depression screening and response in a federally qualified health center
A national survey of obstetricians and gynecologists reported that 53% universally screened pregnant patients for depression, but only 33.67% implemented guideline-congruent care.
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
In the US, the incidence of PPCM is rising, possibly due to advanced maternal age, an increased rate of multifetal pregnancies secondary to modern fertility techniques, and increased recognition and awareness of the disease.
Pregnant women who contract Covid-19 pass protective antibodies to their newborns. A Covid vaccine early in their pregnancy might do the same.
All sexually active women of reproductive age who could become pregnant and who drink alcohol need to be counseled about the potentially harmful effects of alcohol on a developing fetus.
Just 7.4% of U.S. babies are born at hospitals that handle 10 to 500 births annually but those hospitals are 37% of all U.S. hospitals that deliver babies.
Having 100 mg of caffeine a day during pregnancy not only doesn’t increase the risk of preeclampsia or hypertension, but it may lower the risk of gestational diabetes.
A small study suggests platelet-rich plasma and gonadotropins may help restore fertility in women who entered early menopause but want to become pregnant.
COVID-19 poses a significant threat to both the mother and child, and vaccination can help mitigate that risk.