Prenatal Vitamin D Pills Won't Boost Baby's Growth
Using vitamin D supplements while a woman was pregnant or after her child was born didn't help the baby grow, a new Canadian study found.
Conclusions/Implications for Practice: In the aftermath of fetal death, health professionals should use insightful and empathic communication skills to help mothers cope with their loss. In addition, some of the participants wanted to see their babies, and some did not. Thus, individualized care is very important for women who experience pregnancy loss.
Day three of APA ’s Annual Meeting included a call to psychiatrists to lead in efforts to improve the lives of children, the release of APA poll results showing mental health stigma remains a major challenge in the workplace, and conversation around the ways psychiatrists can help people of differing political bac kgrounds find common ground.Through May 22,Psychiatric News will deliver an evening digest of important highlights from the meeting.Kellogg CEO Urges Psychiatrists to Advocate for Trauma-Informed Care for ChildrenDuring the William C. Menninger Memorial Lecture on Monday, La June Montgomery Tabron called on...
Most doctors agree that, in most cases, it is safe to masturbate while pregnant. In this article, we look at some of the myths and misconceptions that surround masturbation during pregnancy.
Birth doulas help expectant mothers — but for women wanting to know more about options to terminate a pregnancy, these counselors-in-training can lend a helping hand.
May 20, 2019A new report byIntraHealth International describes the systems, practices, and partnerships that have led to Mali ’s remarkable success in addressing obstetric fistula among women and girls, even in the hardest-to-reach parts of the country.10 Years of Obstetric Fistula Care in Mali: A Case Study of Multisectoral, Holistic Treatment for Women and Girls comes on the heels of the Malian government ’sannouncement in March of major reforms in the country ’s health sector. By 2022, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta said, health services will be free for all pregnant women and children under 5, ...
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Ilari Kuitunen, Miia Artama, Antti Eskelinen, Eerik T. Skyttä, Heini Huhtala, Jukka UotilaAbstractObjectiveOnly a few small studies have been published on pregnancies after total hip replacement (THR), and they have reported no adverse pregnancy outcomes after THR. The aim of our study was to evaluate whether maternal THR affects pregnancy outcomes on a population-based level.Study DesignData for this nationwide register-based cohort study have been collected from four national regist...
ConclusionOur data suggests that among singleton gestations, there was a low risk for preterm delivery in close proximity to the procedure and none experienced rupture of membranes, placental abruption, sepsis, fetal demise or neonatal death. This data may be used in counseling of potential candidates for amnioreduction with singleton pregnancies and symptomatic polyhydramnios.
ConclusionWomen with a previous delivery complicated by postpartum hemorrhage or manual removal of the placenta are at increased risk for recurrence. The magnitude of this risk is highest in women with deliveries beyond 32 weeks in the first pregnancy.
Use of any benzodiazepine during early pregnancy is associated with a dramatic increase in miscarriage risk.Medscape Medical News
Belgium's Royal Academy of Medicine recommended last week that children, teens, pregnant women and nursing mothers do not follow a vegan diet.