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Herbals in pregnancy may endanger mom, baby

(HealthDay)—During pregnancy, even harmless-sounding "natural" supplements should be avoided, a new research review suggests.

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Later abortion increased in Texas after House Bill 2

A new study by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) finds that the number of second-trimester abortions in Texas increased 13 percent after the implementation of the restrictive abortion law known as House Bill 2 (HB ...

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Excessive gestational weight gain tied to maternal morbidity

(HealthDay)—Gestational weight gain in excess of guidelines from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) is associated with increased risk of severe maternal morbidity, according to a study published in the March issue of Obstetrics ...

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Wellness problems prevalent among ob-gyn residents

(HealthDay)—Wellness problems are prevalent among obstetrics and gynecology residents, according to a study published online Feb. 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Repeat tubal procedures up after hysteroscopic sterilization

(HealthDay)—Hysteroscopic sterilization is associated with an increased risk for additional tubal intervention within seven years compared with laparoscopic sterilization, according to a study published online Jan. 8 in ...

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Menstrual hygiene needs unmet for low-income women

While access to menstrual hygiene products has been garnering attention in the developing world, low-income women and girls in major U.S. metropolitan areas also struggle to afford period supplies and often resort to making ...

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ACOG updates guidelines for gestational HTN, preeclampsia

(HealthDay)—The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) has updated its guidance on the management of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia as well as chronic hypertension in pregnant women; the two ...

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Guidelines developed for opioid use in vaginal birth

(HealthDay)—Guidelines have been developed for use of opioids for uncomplicated spontaneous vaginal birth; the draft consensus guidelines were published online Dec. 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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