A study in Israel compared mothers older and younger than 35.
Researchers looked at time to catheter expulsion and time to delivery.
Changes to practice guidelines and insurance coverage are needed, the authors say.
A look at the frameworks for decision-making regarding reproductive choice and prenatal testing.
Relative risk of stillbirth and preterm birth associated with less well-known antibodies was of similar magnitude to that found for anti-D.
A study examines the safety of MRI scans during pregnancy. Plus: Researchers at Florida State University identify several compound that could combat Zika.
On L&D units throughout the country, more and more women are being admitted with birth plans. Birth plans have become an increasingly common part of women’s prenatal preparation.
An expert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 156: Obesity in Pregnancy.
“Women have very polarized views about induction... some are keen to be induced near their due date ... Others, however, feel that nature knows best and induction is meddlesome."
Dutch researchers reviewed data from 62,000 Rh-negative women to determine how to best detect and treat severe hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn.