Psychology & Psychiatry

Why pregnant women with depression often slip through the cracks

Judy's first pregnancy was planned, and she was looking forward to having a baby. Yet, halfway through the pregnancy, something changed. She began to feel down and bad about herself. She had less energy and struggled to concentrate. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Why improving access to surgery in childbirth makes economic sense

Maternal mortality remains high around the world, with more than 303,000 women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or shortly afterwards. The majority (99%) of these deaths occur in developing countries. More than half of these ...

Health

ACOG, others come out against proposed rule on Title-X

(HealthDay)—Health care organizations have come out against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' proposed rule that amends regulations governing the Title X of the Public Health Service Act, which provides ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

What are the best treatments for female genital mutilation?

A new review provides valuable insights for improving the health care of girls and women living with female genital mutilation. Published on February 6th, which is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, ...

HIV & AIDS

Most women diagnosed with HIV in pregnancy retained in care

(HealthDay)—Most women diagnosed with HIV during pregnancy are still retained in clinical care over the first year postpartum, according to a study published in the July issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Ob-gyns should promote HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis

(HealthDay)—Obstetrician-gynecologists can play a critical role in reducing HIV transmission by promoting pre-exposure prophylaxis, according to a commentary published in the July issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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