It may surprise some ob/gyns to know that their local Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, more commonly known as WIC, is anxious to partner with them to improve the health and well-being of the families they serve.
Professional organizations and conferences
Expert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 162: Prenatal Diagnostic Testing for Genetic Disorders.
Expert commentary on Practice Bulletin No. 161: External Cephalic Version
Contemporary OB/GYN’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr Charles J. Lockwood, was honored by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 37th Annual Pregnancy Meeting in Las Vegas. SMFM President Dr Mary Norton said that Dr. Lockwood was selected “because he really has had a remarkable career.”
Research looks at the science showing associations between microcephaly and Zika virus. Plus: Can cervical pessaries help prevent preterm birth? Also, a study examines whether inadvertent HPV vaccination during pregnancy leads to adverse outcomes for mother and baby.
A study examines the efficacy of lower-than-conventional doses of estrogen in relieving vasomotor symptoms. Plus: What are the latest ACOG recommendations on water births?
Here's what the staff of Contemporary OB/GYN overheard while attending the ACOG 2016 annual meeting.
A commentary on ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 154: Operative Vaginal Delivery by Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM.
Patients with GD are increasingly likely to present for care, and ob/gyns should be familiar with the latest management guidelines.
A NASPAG study conducted at the University of Colorado finds that standardization is called for.