Obstetrics & gynaecology

Seven ways to reduce perineal tearing during childbirth

While most expectant mothers are excited, many are also anxious about giving birth, especially first-time mothers. Perineal trauma is something many expectant mums are fearful about.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Telehealth could 'break barriers' to antenatal care

Telemedicine should be used to increase access to routine care delivered to expectant mothers from the time they conceive to the onset of labor in resource-limited settings, a Ghana-based study suggests.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New research highlights importance of timely flu vaccination

With flu season approaching in the United States, new research from an international team of scientists testifies to the importance of timely vaccination: Poor timing of influenza vaccination campaigns in the semi-arid region ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pandemic affects pregnancy health whether moms catch COVID or not

UK leading pregnancy charity Tommy's warns that pandemic pressures can take a physical toll on mums-to-be—even if they don't personally catch COVID-19, following new research, published in the medical journal Placenta co-authored ...

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