Third Trimester Immunization With Tdap Vaccine Optimal for Pertussis Toxin Antibody Concentrations in NewbornsOctober 19, 2018
Immunization with Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy resulted in higher concentrations of pertussis toxin antibodies in newborns.
Paying a surrogate to carry a fetus shoehorns a fourth, and fifth, party into the already tight therapeutic triangle formed by the biological mom, fetus, and physician.
The use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy may not greatly increase the risk for major congenital malformations in offspring.
Higher risk for problems seen among black women, women with other health conditions.
Rate of spontaneous vaginal delivery similar for immediate pushing or waiting for 60 minutes.
One of the goals of the US Department of Health and Human Services National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan is to eliminate mother-to-infant transmission of HCV infection.
Monovalent Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Safe and Effective for Neonates With Mothers Unvaccinated for TdapOctober 03, 2018
The monovalent acellular pertussis vaccine may be beneficial to neonates whose mothers did not receive Tdap vaccine during pregnancy.
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes may increase the risk for hot flashes during menopause.
Use of ondansetron for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy does not appear to be associated with birth defects.
The recent Supreme Court decision on crisis pregnancy centers is expected to complicate the future of some health laws.
As healthy levels of folic acid, iodine, magnesium, vitamin D, and iron demonstrate improved outcomes in pregnancy, understanding of the function of these essential nutrients on health would benefit family practitioners caring for women of childbearing age.
These findings suggest an increased risk for postpartum depressive symptoms in mothers with gestational diabetes, independent of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy.
A 32-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with gradually worsening generalized headache 8 days after giving birth to her second child.
This research rejects any association between increased risk for ADHD and changes in children's microbiota related to cesarean delivery or antibiotic use.
"Moral norms" in the medical domain must be applied to pregnant women and their physicians.
Recommendations developed to support pediatric providers in managing patients with FASD diagnosis.
High-dose folic acid supplementation beyond the first trimester does not prevent pre-eclampsia in high-risk women.
Use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors for maternal depression may increase the risk for low birth weight in children.
Findings among diverse population of overweight, obese women.
Including Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in CVD Risk Score Does Not Improve CVD Risk PredictionSeptember 21, 2018
Adding history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy to the current cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk score does not improve CVD prediction in low-risk women.
Long-term effects seen in mothers, but offspring not significantly overweight, obese.
Extreme differences in daily photoperiod during pregnancy may be related to risk for lifetime depression in offspring.
Many women are unconvinced of the potential harmful effects of marijuana use in pregnancy due to the lack of available evidence.
For expectant mothers with chronic hypertension, labor induction after 38 weeks of gestation may prevent hypertensive complications without increasing the risk of cesarean delivery.
For women with pregnancies at high risk for trisomy 21, performing cell-free DNA tests over direct invasive karyotyping procedures did not reduce the risk for miscarriage.
Screening results in decrease in incidence of congenital syphilis; no harms identified for penicillin.
While it is now well-established that having MS should not limit patients' reproductive choices, this was not always the case.
Cesarean delivery frequency may be significantly reduced with induction of labor at 39 weeks in low-risk nulliparous expectant mothers.
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.