Obstetrics & gynaecology

Air pollutants linked to abnormal fetal growth

Chinese mothers who were exposed to a high level of certain air pollutants during pregnancy had a higher risk of abnormal fetal growth, according to a new Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) study.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

ACA dependent coverage tied to increased prenatal care

(HealthDay)—The Affordable Care Act dependent coverage provision is associated with increased early and adequate prenatal care and decreased preterm births, according to a study published in the Feb. 13 issue of the Journal ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Overall incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injury 4.9 percent

(HealthDay)—The incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injury is 4.9 percent, and risk factors include vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery and prolonged duration of second stage of labor, according to a study published online ...

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