Obstetrics & Gynecology
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.
From 2007 to 2015 there was a decrease in perinatal mortality at gestational ages 39 to 40 weeks
Elevated risk of various cardiovascular outcomes, including pulmonary heart disease, atrial fibrillation
The USPSTF has found that screening for intimate partner violence is beneficial for reproductive-aged women, although there is inadequate evidence to weigh the balance of benefits and harms of screening for abuse in elderly and vulnerable adults.
No statistically significant difference was observed in the number or duration of prenatal ultrasonographic scans across the entire pregnancy in children with later autism compared with controls with non-ASD developmental delay or typical development.
Increase in use depends on the amount of reduction in out-of-pocket costs
Genetic mutations assays using PapSEEK may facilitate the detection of certain cancers using fluids from Pap tests.
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.
The incidence of ovarian cancer was not related to metformin or statin usage among women with type 2 diabetes.
Many medical schools provide paternity and maternity leaves, though the duration may among schools.
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 has issued an updated recommendation statement on ovarian cancer screening.
Laparoscopy became the most common surgical approach for hysterectomy between 2010 and 2013, with associated changes in payments statistics for hysterectomy.
In this 30-year prospective cohort study, self-reported duration of lactation in women of childbearing age was associated with a lower risk of development of diabetes.
Several reproductive variables were independently linked to increased CVD risks.
Use of folic acid or multivitamins during pregnancy is associated with a significantly reduced risk of ASD in offspring.
Because of the high number of unintended pregnancies and the effectiveness of LARCs, they should be a first-line contraceptive option for most women.
About 16% of infants under 4 months were fed foods other than breast milk or formula.
Early treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy can prevent complications.
Prenatal marijuana use increased from 2009 to 2016 for pregnant women of all ages.
Breast cancer diagnosis is higher among women who currently use or recently used contemporary hormonal contraceptives than among women who have never used hormonal contraceptives.
Body mass index BMI at a cut-point of 30 kg/m2 may not be an appropriate indicator of obesity in postmenopausal women.
The USPSTF has updated its recommendations on the use of menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions.
The CDC revised its US Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use categorization for DMPA injection in women at high risk for HIV infection from US MEC category 1 to US MEC category 2.
Early menopause risk is highest in weight-cycling and severely underweight women.
Delayed and immediate umbilical cord clamping show no major differences in health of preterm infants.
The practice bulletin provides information for appropriate patient selection and evidence-based recommendations for intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants.
Among women who are attempting to conceive naturally, diminished ovarian reserve is not associated with infertility.