Older mothers who have caesarean are THREE TIMES more likely to experience complications
One in every four pregnant women in the UK now has a caesarean birth, often when a natural birth is deemed too risky. The new study was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Authors: Tan H, Hu S, Qiongyu , Chen Y, Jin L, Wu C Abstract The fertility success rates of clinical and laboratory-assisted reproductive techniques (ART) remain low, despite major advances. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic literature review and assess whether the intrauterine administration of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) before embryo transfer (ET) improved the clinical outcomes of sub-fertile women undergoing assisted reproduction. The electronic databases PUBMED, EMBASE and Web of Science were systematically searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published from inception to June...
Conclusion DHEA supplementation improved the outcomes of IVF/ICSI in women with DOR or POR. PMID: 31303658 [PubMed]
Conclusion Data available in the current literature revealed that there was no association between RM and inherited thrombophilias in patients with PCOS. RM patients with PCOS have a high risk of thromboembolic events. PMID: 31303657 [PubMed]
We report a pregnant woman who suffered from SAH due to rupture of posterior cerebral artery aneurysm in third trimester. Endovascular coiling with Guglielmi detachable coil (GDC) followed by caesarean section done. She required coiling twice in pregnancy. PMID: 31304719 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: Doxycycline or azithromycin (pregnancy or in child
Conclusions Maternal and newborn outcomes should be jointly reported because hospital rates of maternal morbidity and newborn morbidity are poorly correlated. This can be done using a childbirth composite measure alongside separate measures of maternal and newborn outcomes.
Authors: White SW, Cheng JC, Penova-Veselinovic B, Wang C, White M, Ingleby B, Arnold C, Pennell CE Abstract OBJECTIVE: To compare rates of detectability of circulating Rh(D)-immunoglobulin (anti-D) at delivery with single and two-dose antenatal anti-D prophylaxis (RAADP) regimens; to compare compliance with the two regimens. DESIGN: Open label, randomised controlled trial between May 2013 and November 2015. SETTING, PARTICIPANTS: 277 women who attended a tertiary obstetric referral hospital in Perth for antenatal care and were at least 18 years of age, less than 30 weeks pregnant and yet to receive RAADP, ...
In this study, abnormal amniotic fluid index (AFI) (1.1%), low birth weight (
Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organization due to “philosophical differences” with its leadership. “As a physician and public health leader, I came to Planned Parenthood to lead a national health care organization that provides essential primary and preventive care to millions of underserved women and families, and to advocate for a broad range of policies that affect our patients’ health,” Wen wrote in a statement posted on Twitter. &l...