A University of Adelaide study has revealed that inducing labor in pregnant women when it's not medically necessary is more likely to result in complications at birth.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 29, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Longitudinal studies of children exposed to methadone in the womb need to accompany methadone maintenance treatment for drug-addicted pregnant mothers, according to a research team led ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Overweight and obese women are more likely to require specialist medical care during their pregnancy due to the increased risk of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes, finds a new study published today (27 March) in BJOG: An ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—An electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing procedure during vaginal hysterectomy leads to less pain during the evening after surgery and shorter operating time than conventional clamping and ...
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A study published Online First by The Lancet Oncology, and linked to The Lancet Series on cancer in pregnancy, shows that children of women exposed to chemotherapy while pregnant develop as well as children in the genera ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
As an automatic piano chimed a wedding march, new mother Wang Dan walked down a red carpet towards a hospital room called the "White House", minutes after giving birth in a candlelit water pool.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Newborns whose mothers are under stress during the first trimester of pregnancy may be at risk for low iron status, which could lead to physical and mental delays down the road, according to a study presented at the Pediatric ...
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(HealthDay)—The majority of obstetrician-gynecologists perceive bimanual pelvic examinations as important for adult women of all ages, although the reasons cited for performing the exam vary widely, according ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Antidepressants and pregnancy: Women must consider the impact of drugs on baby, and of depression on baby, themselves
Upon learning they are pregnant, most women dutifully nix the alcohol, sushi and caffeine. But what about antidepressants?
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly half of all pregnant women in Australia consult a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner for pregnancy-related health conditions.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
There is better evidence for the effectiveness of drug-based approaches for relieving labour pains than non-drug approaches. These are the findings of an all-encompassing publishing in The Cochrane Library, which draws togeth ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Menstrual cramps are the bane of many women, but new research suggests that a form of vitamin D may one day be added to the meager list of pain relievers for the sometimes disabling condition.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time ever in Australia, a woman whose chemotherapy rendered her infertile has fallen pregnant using ovarian tissue taken from her body before her cancer treatment, a new study reports.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Women who are breast-feeding should take precautions when deciding what type of breast pump to use, particularly if they are considering buying or renting a used or second-hand pump, according ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0