Female OB/GYNs Less Apt to Receive Top Patient Scores

May 8 2:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Implications for patient satisfaction tied to reimbursement...
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Glove Change During C-Section Boosts Wound Outcomes (CME/CE)

May 8 1:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- New gloves donned prior to abdominal closure...
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Survey: Docs Don't Ask IBD Patients about Sexual Health (CME/CE)

May 8 10:30am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Unmet need for psychosexual management...
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Resting & Soaking in Brand New Baby Cleo

May 8 10:00am Birth Without Fear
Cleo’s birth story begins in the middle of a February heatwave. My husband and I had escaped our 3 children (then aged 7, 4, and 2) for a rare date night, and during dinner he leans over the table and with a cheeky grin says “So, should we have another baby?” I laugh, because we […]...
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Study looks at maternal smoking in pregnancy, severe mental illness in offspring

May 8 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
A population-based study that analyzed data for nearly 1.7 million people born in Sweden suggests family-related factors, rather than causal teratogenic effects (birth defect causing), may explain...
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Girls Maturing Early at Increased Risk for Sexual Abuse (CME/CE)

May 8 12:01am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Link especially strong in those with lots of boys in social circle...
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Acne in Pregnancy

May 7 8:10pm Health & Parenting
If you’re reading this with a face covered in acne, you might be wondering where your pregnancy glow is. All you seem to hear people say about pregnant women is that they are blooming, glowing and looking beautiful. If you’re experiencing pregnancy acne, you may feel rather differently about the affect pregnancy has had on your skin. Acne can develop ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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LARC Use Up in Postpartum Women (CME/CE)

May 7 3:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Also, paperwork mishaps prevent sterilization for women on Medicaid...
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Transgender Men Shy Away from Annual GYN Visits

May 7 3:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Survey shows concerns about mistreatment, uninformed providers...
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ESTRO: Tumor-Adapted RT Lowers Pneumonitis in Lung Cancer

May 7 2:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Selected presentations from the European RT meeting...
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I Am Your 'Difficult' Patient

May 7 12:54pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Once trust in medical professionals is lost, it can be hard to get back...
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3 Tips to Survive Summer Pregnancy

May 6 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Many women plan their pregnancy around the different seasons of the year. Perhaps they want to avoid being in the third trimester during the dog days of summer. But for many of us, pregnancy comes when it comes – and we find ourselves looking forward to a summer due date. Which also means that we will spend the third trimester ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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How Soon Can You Diagnose Twin Pregnancy?

May 5 8:10pm Health & Parenting
And then there were two! For most women who did not use fertility treatments, the news that they are having twins can be quite shocking, to say the least. Here you were expecting one bundle of joy – and just like that, you found out you are being blessed with two. (Or more!) Most of the time, the amazing discovery ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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What Are the Symptoms of Placenta Previa & How Is It Treated?

May 5 12:44pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
The good news: Your doctor can manage placenta previa and increase your chances of delivering a healthy baby. The post What Are the Symptoms of Placenta Previa & How Is It Treated? appeared first on Momtastic.
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I finally got the gift Id always wanted as a child

May 5 10:58am Baby Making Machine
I vividly remember being obsessed with lockets as a kid. Anyone and wearing one in my vicinity dealt with my reaching hands pawing to open it and see if anything was inside. Most of the time I was let down. Nothing was inside. I loved the idea of having pictures of someone you love inside a... read the rest. The post I finally got the gift I’d always wanted as a child appeared first on Cherish365.
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One Giant Push Without Pain Meds: Hes Coming!

May 5 9:38am Birth Without Fear
I am once again reminded that nothing is gained by worrying. I was more anxious about this birth than the others. But this baby is our New Hope. I kept reminding myself throughout pregnancy that my hope comes from the Lord. That He is in control. As induction drew nearer I found more things to […]...
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MorningBreak: AHCA Goes to Senate; Zika Free Florida; HIV Cure?

May 5 9:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Chickenpox During Pregnancy

May 4 8:10pm Health & Parenting
It is very rare for women to catch chickenpox during pregnancy. Only around 0.3\% of women will become infected with chickenpox while they are pregnant. Most people contract chickenpox in childhood; though, with the advent of the chicken pox vaccine, the number of cases has decreased dramatically. Around 90\% of pregnant women are immune to chickenpox. I’ve had chickenpox before ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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More Support for Metformin Benefit in Breast Cancer (CME/CE)

May 4 2:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Better outcomes but only in hormone receptor-positive disease...
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Renal Data Reassuring in Lupus Pregnancy (CME/CE)

May 4 12:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- De novo nephritis numbers were miniscule in prospective study...
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9 Signs you Might be Super Fertile

May 4 10:37am Trying for a baby? : Conceive Plus® Blog & Product Reviews
If you pay attention, your body tells a lot about your health and fertility. It shows various physical symptoms that can show you might be super fertile. Read on to know some of those signs. 1.    Periods right on Schedule Getting your periods right on schedule depicts that you might be the super fertile one. […] The post 9 Signs you Might be Super Fertile appeared first on Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility. 9 Signs you Might be Super Fertile was first posted on May 4, 2017 at 9:37 am.©2017 "Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at marketing@sasmar.com...
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MorningBreak: GOP Obamacare Repeal Vote Today; IUD Baby; Diet and Depression

May 4 9:00am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Novel app developed to combat preterm birth

May 4 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC collaborated with decision scientists at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to develop and test a personalized smartphone...
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16 Weeks Pregnant with a Toddler in Tow

May 3 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Standing in a grocery store check out line with a cranky 18 month old who had totally (and suddenly) developed a strong willed mind of her own, it hit me. Here I was, 16 weeks pregnant, 4 months along – with another child, when the one that I already had was entering the threshold to the terrible two’s. She was too ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Bad Behaviors Pregnant Women Put Up With Constantly (& Im Sick Of It)

May 3 4:39pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
All of it needs to stop, seriously. The post Bad Behaviors Pregnant Women Put Up With Constantly (& I’m Sick Of It) appeared first on Momtastic.
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No Link Between Mom's Smoking, Mental Illness in Kids (CME/CE)

May 3 4:15pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Sibling comparisons 'inconsistent with teratogenic hypothesis' in large study...
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Morning Break: Hot Drugs; Finding Alternatives to Opioids; Big Bang at Vanderbilt

May 3 9:15am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff...
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Ive Passed My Mucus Plug Is Labour Imminent?

May 2 8:10pm Health & Parenting
The mucus plug (also known as the operculum) is a thick glob of cervical mucus that blocks the cervical canal during pregnancy. The mucus plug prevents bacteria from getting inside the uterus and keeps the uterus sterile for the developing baby. Before the baby is born, the mucus plug is expelled to allow the baby to pass through the cervix. ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Older Women May Stop Cervical Cancer Screening Too Soon

May 2 4:15pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Incidence rate did not decline until age 85...
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My husband is convinced we are never ever moving again

May 2 8:05am Baby Making Machine
“We are never ever moving again.” That’s what my husband will say if you ever ask us our relocation plans. When we built this house we picked plans that we loved and would be happy with for many years. We still love our home. But much to my husband’s dismay, now and then I find... read the rest. The post My husband is convinced we are never ever moving again appeared first on Cherish365.
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Is Spotting During Pregnancy Normal?

May 1 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Pregnancy is definitely one of the most amazing times in a woman’s life. Not only are you finally acquainted with just how powerful your female body is, but you are also in a constant state of hopeful dreaming about what the future will be like when your baby arrives. The first trimester can also be a confusing time for a ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Some Antibiotics Linked to Miscarriage Risk

May 1 10:15am WebMD Health Channel - Pregnancy
Study finds certain meds seem safer than others, but overall danger is low, researchers say...
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20 Beautiful Biblical Baby Names

May 1 8:41am Pregnancy – Momtastic
Biblical baby names have always been in vogue—but which ones are on the rise now? Check out a few of our favorites. The post 20 Beautiful Biblical Baby Names appeared first on Momtastic.
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Mommy, do you cry?: The danger of hiding the truth

May 1 8:37am Baby Making Machine
I spent more than an hour getting my kids all dolled up and ready for our annual bluebonnet photos. We drove out to our loyal wildflower spot but instead of a field full of beautiful purple flowers, it was tall grass and a sporadic patch of blue flowers. I wanted to cry. My frustration boiled... read the rest. The post ‘Mommy, do you cry?’: The danger of hiding the truth appeared first on Cherish365.
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Miscarriage risk may be higher with use of common antibiotics

May 1 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Researchers have associated the use of certain antibiotics in early pregnancy - such as macrolides and quinolones - with an increased risk of miscarriage.
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Strange Pregnancy Symptoms

Apr 30 8:10pm Health & Parenting
As much as we know about the human body, the reality is that each and everyone of us is so uniquely designed that no two people are just alike.  And this is especially true with pregnancies. While your friend may have been throwing up from the moment they conceived until the day they delivered, you may feel anything (and everything) ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Am I Pregnant with Twins?

Apr 29 8:10pm Health & Parenting
If twins run in the family, you may be interested to find out if you are pregnant with twins. You may not find out whether you are carrying twins until your dating scan, which usually takes place sometime around weeks nine to 11. If that seems like too long to wait, you can have a look at the questions below ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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D.C. Week: Gottlieb Nomination Advances to Full Senate

Apr 29 12:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- FDA targets 14 companies illegally selling anti-cancer drugs...
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5 Symptoms of Pregnancy

Apr 28 8:10pm Health & Parenting
In the science of medicine, a symptom is different from a sign. While a sign is objective, a symptom is a subjective evidence of a condition. It is a feeling that no other person can see, except for the patient. So when you say the symptoms of pregnancy, they refer to the changes and feelings that the mother, and only ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Surgery Not Only Culprit in Breast Cancer Lymphedema

Apr 28 5:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- RT, chemo add to total burden...
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Wise Buy? Focused Ultrasound Therapies

Apr 28 12:30pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Exciting technology, but now sold to patients on slim supporting evidence...
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20 Amazing International Baby Names

Apr 28 9:08am Pregnancy – Momtastic
Looking for a slightly off-the-beaten-path baby name? Check out what's popular in some other parts of the world. The post 20 Amazing International Baby Names appeared first on Momtastic.
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Pre-Eclampsia: What to watch for

Apr 27 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Pre-eclampsia affects as many as 10 per cent of pregnancies. It is a serious condition that can affect both mother and baby. Pre-eclampsia can reduce blood flow to the placenta. If your baby does not receive enough nutrients and oxygen through the placenta, growth may be restricted. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs during the later half of the pregnancy. Women are most ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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CDC: Number of Repeat Teen Births Halved Since 2004

Apr 27 3:45pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- More teens using most effective contraceptive methods postpartum...
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Rx for Trouble?

Apr 27 3:10pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- How a onetime 'bridging' prescription became an every time refill...
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OncoBreak: Cancer and Relationships; Second Opinions; Predicting Response

Apr 27 12:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues...
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Novel Biomarker May Pinpoint Glucose Intolerance (CME/CE)

Apr 27 10:15am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Higher maternal pGCD59 levels also tied to large for gestational age newborns...
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Make the Diagnosis: Baffling Breast Cancer

Apr 27 9:35am MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 56-year-old woman with recent diagnosis of stage II right breast cancer presents for post-operative therapy. After a mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy, her final pathology evaluation shows 3-cm invasive tubular cancer. Estrogen and progesterone receptors are both negative, HER2 is negative, and there is no lymph node involvement. What is your diagnosis?...
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Risk factors for diabetes: Type 1, type 2, and gestational

Apr 27 7:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
One in four people with diabetes do not know that they have the disease, so what are the risk factors for diabetes and how should the risk be managed?...
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CONCEIVE PLUS SUCCESS STORIES Thank you Conceive Plus for make our dreams come true

Apr 27 6:21am Trying for a baby? : Conceive Plus® Blog & Product Reviews
Thank you Conceive Plus for make our dreams and our eldest (9) dreams come true of becoming a big sister… “Amazing. I have done updates of conception scan confirmation. 6 months pregnant and when I gave birth. I mentioned it took me 8 years to fall pregnant. Used this stuff ONCE and I found out […] The post CONCEIVE PLUS® SUCCESS STORIES –Thank you Conceive Plus for make our dreams come true… appeared first on Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility. CONCEIVE PLUS® SUCCESS STORIES –Thank you Conceive Plus for make our dreams come true… was first posted on April 27, 2017 at 5:21 am.©2017 "Let's Get Pregnant Blog | Conceive Plus® Fertility". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at marketing@sasmar.com...
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High-fructose diet during and after pregnancy can cause a fatty liver in offspring

Apr 27 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
A diet high in fructose-containing sugars eaten during pregnancy or while breastfeeding can cause offspring to have a fatty liver, increasing their chances of developing obesity or type 2 diabetes.
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Low-cost drug reduces death due to bleeding in women with post-partum haemorrhage

Apr 27 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Tranexamic acid - an inexpensive and widely available drug - could reduce maternal deaths among women with severe bleeding after child birth, according to a global trial of 20,000 women in 21...
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Unique womb-like device could reduce mortality and disability for extremely premature babies

Apr 27 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
A unique womb-like environment designed by pediatric researchers could transform care for extremely premature babies, by mimicking the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns...
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How to Meet Other Mums

Apr 26 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Becoming a mother for the first time will change your life. During those first few months, your life will be full of new experiences. First smiles, first baths, teething pains, sleepless nights – it may take you a while to adjust to your new role. Caring for a newborn is amazing, and exhausting, and you will need a support system ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Older Kids With SMA Still Benefit From Nusinersen

Apr 26 4:45pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- But motor benefits more impressive in infants...
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Tranexamic Acid Cuts Post-Partum Bleeding Deaths (CME/CE)

Apr 26 3:45pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- 'Inexpensive' therapy may help reduce worldwide maternal mortality...
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Geophagy: Eating soil could harm babies

Apr 26 3:00am Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today
Up to 80\% of people in Africa, especially women, regularly eat clayey soil - this habit is known as geophagy.
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Planning a Water Birth

Apr 25 8:10pm Health & Parenting
Water births are becoming increasingly popular for labouring women. Historically, water births have been used across the world. Women have given birth in the sea, rivers and steam baths throughout history. In recent years, water births are being used more frequently on labour wards, and in hospital births, too. Advantages of a water birth Water aids buoyancy, and allows labouring ... Read More ... #pregnancy...
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Why You Shouldnt Bother With a Birth Plan

Apr 25 6:34pm Pregnancy – Momtastic
Childbirth has a way of taking your ideal plan and punching it right in the face. The post Why You Shouldn’t Bother With a Birth Plan appeared first on Momtastic.
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A Cancer Scare Changed This Doctor's Life in 7 Seconds

Apr 25 5:00pm MedPage Today OB/Gyn
(MedPage Today) -- Starla Fitch, MD shares how taking a breath made a world difference...
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