Obstetrics & gynaecology

Quadrivalent HPV vaccine not tied to spontaneous abortion

(HealthDay)—The quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (4vHPV) is not associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion when inadvertently given before or during pregnancy, according to a study published in the ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Reproductive goals vary after spontaneous abortion

(HealthDay)—Women have varying reproductive goals after spontaneous abortion but are generally receptive to contraceptive counseling, according to a study published online March 8 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Common antibiotics linked to increased risk of miscarriage

Many classes of common antibiotics, such as macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole, were associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, according to a new study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No significant pregnancy risks for topical retinoid exposure

(HealthDay)—Topical retinoid exposure is not significantly associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations, spontaneous abortion, low birth weight, or prematurity, according to a review published online ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Prepregnancy folate may reduce spontaneous abortion risk

(HealthDay)—Prepregancy folate intake, particularly from supplements, is associated with a reduced risk of spontaneous abortion, according to a study published online June 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

NSAIDs do not increase risk of miscarriages, study reports

Women who take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) during pregnancy are not at increased risk of miscarriages, confirms a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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