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A new, joint series called 'Obstetric Care Consensus' is being introduced by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Women and teen girls participating in a study that provided free birth control did not take up riskier sexual practices as a result, contrary to fears among some social conservatives, a new study shows.
According to a new government report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more American women are having out-of-hospital births.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research , Vol. 37, No. 6. , pp. 553-562, doi:10.1111/j.1447-0756.2010.01396.x Aim:a Greater antenatal weight or body mass index gains may lead to larger fetuses and thus increase the risk for operative deliveries, such as cesarean deliveries.
Researchers at Northwestern University developed this two-inch intravaginal ring which contains both contraceptive medication and an antiretroviral drug that can protect against HIV.
Mississippi mothers who choose to deliver their babies two weeks early see them die at more than three times the rate of regular births, statistics show.
Yet another new Arizona abortion law has resulted in a lawsuit. The latest lawsuit, filed by Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Center for Reproductive Rights, alleges a new regulation that restricts how medicated abortions are administered is unconstitutional.
Several fertility clinics across the country are beginning to administer testosterone, either through a patch or a gel on the skin, to increase the number of eggs produced by certain women undergoing in vitro fertilization .
By the end of March, the Province of Manitoba will no longer be offering free HPV vaccines to women between the ages of 18 and 26. ) Obstetrician gynecologist Denise Black said she thinks it could be a mistake to make women pay out of pocket for the vaccine.
A Swedish research team practices before the operations to transplant wombs at the Sahlgrenska Hospital in Goteborg, Sweden A Swedish doctor says four women who received transplanted wombs have had embryos transferred into them in an attempt to get pregnant.
"Being a mom is everything I ever dreamed of and more," Amy Wruble said, "We were able to have this beautiful healthy child so I figured certainly we should be able to have another one.
Imagine the plight of a woman who realizes that she cannot get pregnant again. Perhaps, there are increasing number of women who are known to such issues because of several reasons.
Researchers who studied a group of motivated physician-academics have uncovered gender differences in the amount of time spent on parenting and household tasks, suggesting a reason for why female academic physicians overall do not have the same career success as their male counterparts.
New Jersey hospitals have been making great strides in reducing the number of early and elective deliveries inside their maternity wards.
Insurance coverage for maternity care is required in most individual and small group plans under the federal health law, extendingsuch coverage to plans where it used to be rare.