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Using measurements of vaginal fetal fibronectin levels and cervical length did not indicate spontaneous preterm birth among first-time pregnant women.
Reducing postpartum depression involves universal screening and appropriate referral and treatment by clinicians.
Risk of serious infections is similar among pregnant women with systemic inflammatory conditions using steroids, non-biologics, and TNF inhibitors.
The USPSTF concludes that evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of performing screening pelvic examinations in asymptomatic women for the early detection and treatment of a range of gynecologic conditions.
ACOG recommends that carrier screening should be provided to all women who are pregnant but ideally should be provided to women as they are considering pregnancy.
Using transvaginal mesh and biological graft in prolapse surgery did not improve outcomes of effectiveness, quality of life, or adverse events.
The ACOG releases an updated committee opinion suggesting that low-risk women can benefit from minimal intervention during labor and delivery.
Treatment is associated with decreased loss of pregnancy among women with subclinical hypothyroidism.
The USPSTF recommends folic acid supplement for all women who are capable of pregnancy or who are planning to become pregnant.
This finding suggests that any fetus with a suspected brain abnormality on ultrasound should have iuMRI to better inform counseling and management decisions.