Obstetrics & Gynecology
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.
The major change includes screening with hrHPV testing alone as an alternative to cytology screening alone starting at age 30 years.
Alternative treatments should be offered to pregnant women with HIV instead of tenofovir or emtricitabine.
Women on AEDs during pregnancy are at a higher risk of delivering prematurely and giving birth to SGA newborns.
A 1% paracervical nerve block may be useful for reducing patient-reported pain during IUD insertion.
The researchers found no long-term increase in either all-cause or cause-specific mortality among women who received hormone therapy for up to 5.6 years or 7.2 years, depending on the type of therapy.
Duration of total and exclusive breastfeeding was significantly associated with a decreased risk of endometriosis.
Thousands of US lives would be saved each year if women received annual mammograms starting at age 40.
Information about vaccines received during pregnancy could influence infant immunization.
Women with at least 1 previous cesarean delivery have an increased risk of complications when undergoing a hysterectomy.
A patient presents with chest pain 6 weeks after beginning use of a contraceptive device.
Risk factors for emergency department visits include younger age, higher parity, Medicare or self-pay insurance, and postoperative pain.
The ACOG released recommendations to help clinicians counsel adolescents about using contraception.