Despite the reduction in the ability to exercise free will associated with substance use disorders and the severity of these disorders, pregnancy appears to have protective effects.
Eliminating routine oral opioid prescription following cesarean delivery may reduce opioid consumption without jeopardizing pain control or patient satisfaction.
Increased risk for new-onset, postpartum mental illness observed in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Pregnant women admitted to ICU with flu more likely to deliver preterm infants, low birth-weight infants.
In this 3-part series, Hematology Advisor spoke with experts about the revisions to the ASH clinical practice guidelines for venous thromboembolism.
Pregnant women presenting with migraine to acute care settings were found to be treated with therapeutic agents ranging from safe and effective medications to others with unclear efficacy and potential teratogenicity.
Although bed rest was once frequently advised in pregnancy, clinicians today routinely warn against bed rest for most pregnant patients due to potential negative effects.
Elective cesarean delivery may influence the risk of early childhood overweight.
After childbirth, the risk for pelvic floor disorders varies by delivery mode.
Placental malaria has a profound effect on the fetal immune system, and prenatal malaria exposure categories may drive heterogeneity to malaria susceptibility.
A levonorgestrel 52-mg intrauterine system was found to be safe and effective for pregnancy prevention.
No evidence for reduction in risk for late miscarriage or spontaneous preterm birth as a result of screening and treatment for bacterial vaginosis.
Guidelines include use of lowest effective dose, smallest quantity of opioids needed for expected pain.
Women with 5 or more live births at increased risk for coronary heart disease, hospitalized MI.
Is there an association between breast cancer risk and recent childbirth?
The first successful case of a live birth following uterine transplantation from a deceased donor was reported at the São Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil.
Overall, 49% of pregnant women with syphilis did not report any of 15 risk factors.
Providers believe stressing fetal protection is most effective strategy against refusal.
The study utilized the Vaccine Safety Datalink and included children who received the first dose of a measles-containing vaccine between 12 and 23 months old during the study period of January 1, 2003 to September 20, 2015.
Increase in amphetamine-, opioid-related deliveries disproportionate between rural vs. urban counties.
Between 2007 and 2016, pregnancy-associated mortality related to opioids more than doubled.
Six-month interval associated with greater risk than 18-month interval for women of any age.
Treatment with oral clindamycin for pregnant women with bacterial vaginosis in their first trimester does not reduce the risk of late miscarriage or very preterm delivery.
There is a lack of consensus among experts and professional organizations whether HCV screening in pregnant women should be risk based or universal.
Influenza Vaccines May Protect Against Lab-Confirmed Influenza-Linked Hospitalization During PregnancyNovember 07, 2018
For women who are pregnant, influenza vaccines may moderately protect against laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalization.
Based on data from 40 jurisdictions, increase from 5.2 to 5.6% in GDM from 2012 to 2016.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that current evidence is insufficient for assessing the balance of harms and benefits of screening for elevated blood lead levels in asymptomatic children and pregnant women.
The number of cesarean deliveries has nearly doubled from 2000 to 2015, with overuse occurring most frequently in middle- and high-income countries.
Preeclampsia seems to be associated with an increased risk for dementia, especially vascular dementia, with a stronger correlation for late-onset disease.
Rates of preterm birth, low-birth weight lower among low-income women.