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Supine, non-left-sided sleep not linked to pregnancy outcomes

(HealthDay)—Supine or non-left-sided sleep through 30 weeks of gestation is not associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to a study published online Sept. 10 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Gaining weight in adulthood linked to lower fecundity

(HealthDay)—Body mass index (BMI) at age 18 years, weight change since age 18, and weight in adulthood correlate with fecundity, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Tattoos can mimic metastasis on PET-CT in cervical cancer

(HealthDay)—For patients with cervical cancer, extensive tattoos could mimic metastasis on positron emission tomography (PET) fused with computed tomography (CT) imaging, according to a case report published online June ...

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Immediate birth control implant more cost-effective

Women who have just given birth are often motivated to prevent a rapid, repeat pregnancy. For those who prefer a contraceptive implant, getting the procedure in the hospital immediately after giving birth is more cost-effective ...

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Ketorolac doesn't reduce pain with IUD placement

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing intrauterine device (IUD) placement, ketorolac does not reduce pain with placement, but is associated with pain reduction at five and 15 minutes after placement, according to a study ...

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Cervical cerclage rates remain steady

(HealthDay)—Cervical cerclage is a commonly performed obstetric procedure and its rate of use has remained steady in recent years, according to a study published online July 7 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Case report of uterine artery pseudoaneurysm after C-section

(HealthDay)—Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm has been described after cesarean delivery and can result in life-threatening hemorrhage if untreated, according to a case report published in the September issue of Obstetrics ...

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Detailed medical history best screening for preeclampsia

(HealthDay)—Taking a detailed medical history remains the best and only recommended screening approach for preeclampsia, according to a practice bulletin published in the September issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Work restriction notes should be carefully written

(HealthDay)—Writing an effective work restriction note is important for protecting pregnant women's jobs, according to a commentary published in the August issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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