However, increased vitamin D levels in early pregnancy not correlated with reduced pregnancy loss.
Many children born to mothers with Zika infection do not undergo all recommended assessments.
Findings based on study of Bangladeshi women and infants, a population with known deficiency.
fT3 and fT3-to-fT4 ratio correlated positively with gestational diabetes at the first and second trimester.
As there is currently no treatment option available to slow the progression of preeclampsia, clinicians assess esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor, as a therapeutic candidate for this challenging condition.
Heat-stable carbetocin — an analog of oxytocin — was found to be noninferior to oxytocin in preventing hemorrhage associated with vaginal birth and may be beneficial in low- and middle-income countries.
Rate of acute myocardial infarction one per 12,400 for those hospitalized during pregnancy, puerperium.
Women receiving the inactivated influenza vaccine demonstrated superior antibody response compared with those receiving the live attenuated influenza vaccine.
Postpartum Pain Management Recommendations From the American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsJuly 26, 2018
A committee from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists formulated several recommendations for safely managing pain and fatigue in women during the early postpartum period.
Recurrent hypertensive disease of pregnancy is associated with increased risk for early all-cause and some cause-specific mortality.
Maternal lithium use in the first trimester of pregnancy may increase the risk for infant malformations.
Metformin use during the first trimester of pregnancy is not correlated with an increased risk of congenital anomalies.
Depressed mood more common in young pregnant women today than in their mothers' generation.
Women with preeclampsia with severe features had increased right ventricular systolic pressure and decreased global right ventricular longitudinal systolic strain.
Researchers from the University of Bristol found no association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders.
In New Zealand, large proportion did not receive event debrief, referral to social support or specialist
Visit provides unique opportunity to address relationship between family and pediatric practice.
Association holds after adjustment for unmeasured genetic, environmental factors
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to risk of poorer neurodevelopmental outcomes in offspring
Low screening rate seen at same time as increase in hepatitis C virus prevalence among pregnant women
Investigators summarize data regarding the management of bipolar disorder during pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
Impact of medications on mother-infant dyad should be considered, as many women breastfeed
Diethylstilbestrol exposure during pregnancy is associated with multigenerational neurodevelopmental deficits in childhood, including ADHD.
This updated Committee Opinion includes more recent data on the safety and efficacy of influenza vaccination during pregnancy, as well as recommendations for treatment and postexposure chemoprophylaxis.
In Utero Exposure to Multiple AEDs, Sodium Valproate Linked to Poor Educational Attainment in ChildhoodApril 09, 2018
In utero exposure to AEDs in combination, or sodium valproate alone, is associated with a significant decrease in attainment in national educational tests for 7-year-old children.
Standardizing postpartum depression screening in the ambulatory pediatric setting coupled with implementing a referral algorithm and referral guide can help more PPD cases be identified, further evaluated, and treated.
Bullying and maltreatment may be factors that explain the high pregnancy levels in teenage sexual minorities.
Of the women who gave birth in 2016, over 7% smoked cigarettes while pregnant.
Cesarean delivery is associated with a reduced rate of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, but this should be weighed against the association with increased risks for fertility, future pregnancy, and long-term childhood outcome.
The USPSTF reports that pregnant women can benefit from screening for syphilis infection.