News tagged with obstetrician
Just as women are advised to get plenty of folic acid around the time of conception and throughout early pregnancy, new research suggests another very similar nutrient may one day deserve a spot on the obstetrician's ...
Genetics Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
More than half of the women in a recently published survey reported that near the end of their pregnancies, they took it upon themselves to try to induce labor, mostly by walking, having sex, eating spicy food or stimulating ...
Health Jun 16, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
With the high rate of unplanned pregnancy in the UK and an increasingly obese pregnant population, vitamin supplementation is an important public health issue with potential significant impact on maternal ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women with pre-eclampsia are at a higher risk of complications following delivery and should continue to be monitored for up to 72 hours, suggests a new review published today in The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (TOG). ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A simple low-cost silicon ring can slash the risk of premature birth, a major cause of death in newborns and health problems in adult life, according to a trial reported on Tuesday by The Lancet.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 03, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Obstetrics (from the Latin obstare, "to stand by") is the medical specialty dealing with the care of all women's reproductive tracts and their children during pregnancy (prenatal period), childbirth and the postnatal period. Veterinary obstetrics is the same concept for veterinary medicine although theriogenology is more commonly used term that includes obstetrics, gynecology, and andrology. Almost all modern obstetricians are also gynaecologists.
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