From the Journals
First prospective study finds pregnancies with Sjögren’s to be largely safe
There was no difference in risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes between women with Sjögren’s and the control group, but these negative outcomes were...
2023 Update on genetics in fetal growth
Investigating the etiology of recurrent pregnancy loss
Consideration of the timing of pregnancy loss can provide a useful guide to evaluation, as etiologies vary depending on when in gestation losses...
Maternal health clinic teams with legal services to aid patients
Health-harming legal needs are drivers of poor health outcomes, particularly for Black women and children.
First in utero cerebrovascular surgery success
“At 6 weeks, the infant is progressing remarkably well, on no medications, eating normally, gaining weight and is back home.”
Is Routine 39-Week Induction of Labor in Healthy Pregnancy a Reasonable Course?
Scheduled bleeding may boost tolerability of hormone implants
Rates of early discontinuation have been variable, according to published literature, ranging from 13% to 21.1%, said Dr. Jordan Gray.
Once-daily nifedipine sufficient for hypertension in pregnancy
The single daily dosing is more convenient for patients and nurses and may expedite reimbursement.
Over half of pregnant patients not properly screened for thyroid disease
Those who met criteria for screening but weren’t screened tended to have poorer pregnancy outcomes.
From the Editor
Would you prescribe antenatal steroids to a pregnant patient at high risk for delivering at 22 weeks’ gestation?
For infants born at 22 to 23 weeks’ gestation, the combination of a completed course of antenatal steroids plus active support of the newborn at...
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Drugs, Pregnancy, and Lactation
Canadian Task Force recommendation on screening for postpartum depression misses the mark...
From the Journals
Gestational HTN, preeclampsia worsen long-term risk for ischemic, nonischemic heart failure
The current study “is an important step” for its finding that hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are associated separately with both ischemic and...