Obstetrics & gynaecology

The case for companionship during labor and birth

Strong support from women and their partners for companionship during labor and birth is being limited by inadequate hospital infrastructure, restrictive policies, work practices and mixed views from health providers, a new ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Two-mother families face more birth, pregnancy risks, study finds

Mothers with partners who also identified as mothers had substantially higher rates of adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes, including life-threatening complications such as postpartum hemorrhage, than mothers with partners ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

ART contributed to 12.5% of multiple births in US in 2018

(HealthDay)—Assisted reproductive technology (ART) contributed to 12.5% of all multiple births in the United States in 2018, according to research published in the Feb. 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

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