ACOG Recommends Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping

ACOG Recommends Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping

Delayed umbilical cord clamping is beneficial for most term and preterm infants, according to a Committee Opinion from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)

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Snippet: Antiasthmatic Drugs during Pregnancy

Snippet: Antiasthmatic Drugs during Pregnancy

Women with asthma using antiasthmatics during the later part of the pregnancy have an increased risk for obstetric complications and their infants of neonatal complications.

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Research Article: Practical Advice for Emergency IUD Contraception in Young Women

Research Article: Practical Advice for Emergency IUD Contraception in Young Women

There are numerous copper IUDs available for use in emergency contraception (EC), however, their designs and size are not always optimal for use in nulliparous women or women with smaller or narrower uteruses. Utilization of frameless IUDs which do not require a larger transverse arm for uterine retention may have distinct advantages, particularly in young women, as they will be suitable for use in all women irrespective of uterine size. This paper provides practical information on EC use with emphasis on the use of the frameless IUD.

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White blood cell treatment could prevent leading cause of fetal death

White blood cell treatment could prevent leading cause of fetal death

Treating a type of white blood cell using hormones could improve the development of the placenta in women with pregnancy complications, according to early research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) involving mice and human blood samples.

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No Need to Delay Getting Pregnant After Miscarriage, Study Suggests

No Need to Delay Getting Pregnant After Miscarriage, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that becoming pregnant again soon after a miscarriage is no more risky for the mom or the fetus than waiting six months to conceive.

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Hopeful sign in obesity fight? Chubby babies on the decline

Hopeful sign in obesity fight? Chubby babies on the decline

A decline in chubby babies and toddlers is providing a glimmer of good news in the nation's fight against obesity.The trend was found in a study of children up to age 2 enrolled in a government nutrition assistance program for low-income women and children.

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Beware expecting mothers! Antidepressants during pregnancy may up birth defects

Beware expecting mothers! Antidepressants during pregnancy may up birth defects

London: A new study suggests that women who take a type of antidepressant during their early pregnancy may increase the risk of having babies with birth defects or stillbirths compared with those who did not take these pills.

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Multidisciplinary approach for pregnant women with sickle cell disease reduces maternal, perinatal mortality

Multidisciplinary approach for pregnant women with sickle cell disease reduces maternal, perinatal mortality

SAN DIEGO — A multidisciplinary team approach toward care for pregnant women with sickle cell disease markedly decreased maternal and perinatal mortality in a low- and middle-income setting in Ghana, according to results of a prospective study presented at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition.

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Research Article: Does the Use of Highly Purified Human Menopausal Gonadotrophin (HP-HMG) avoid Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) in Polycystic Ovary (PCO) Patients?

Research Article: Does the Use of Highly Purified Human Menopausal Gonadotrophin (HP-HMG) avoid Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) in Polycystic Ovary (PCO) Patients?

This study evaluates the role of highly purified HMG (Diclair from BBT) in preventing OHSS in polycystic ovary (PCO) patients.

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Vegetarian and vegan diets good for kids and adults, nutritionists say

Vegetarian and vegan diets good for kids and adults, nutritionists say

Plant-based diets are tied to a lower risk of health problems like heart disease, diabetes, obesity and certain cancers - and pretty much anyone can eat this way, according to a leading group of nutritionists.

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