What's new in midwifery - 4th September 2019
Some things you might like to know about.StatisticsMaternity statisticsApril 2019May 2019 Quarterly conceptions to women aged under 18 years (England)April to June 2018Public Health EnglandGeneration genome and the opportunities for screening programmesIncludes opportunities in screening for fetal anomalies, sickle cell and thalassemia, infectiosu diseases in pregnancy, and newborn blood spot screening and newborn hearing screening.NewsLots this time...The man who gave birth (Guardian podcast)Freddy McConnell is a trans man who decided to begin the process of conceiving and delivering his own child. The film Seahorse is about this, and the podcast is an interview with Freddy.There is also a video,If all men got pregnant, it'd be taken more seriously: behind the scenes of Seahorse. Doctors can perform C-section if woman loses mental capacity, judge rulesNot the Booker: Please Read This Leaflet Carefully by Karen Havelin review – an angry story of painReview of a book about the author's experience of endometriosis.Woman who gave birth alone in Denver jail cell sues city authoritiesAcknowledgements: Embed Health Consortium Health Bulletin
Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty AcidsAuthor(s): Erika Castaño-Moreno, Valeska Castillo, Reyna Penailillo, Miguel N. Llanos, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Ana María RoncoAbstractMicronutrients (folates and vitamin B12) and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) are linked through the one carbon cycle. We studied the effects of pre and postnatal high FA/low B12 diets (HFLB12) on hepatic fatty acid metabolism. Pregnant C57BL/6 mice were divided in two groups: control (2mg folic acid: FA/25 µg vitamin B12/Kg food) and HFLB12 diets (...
Publication date: 25 January 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 245, Issue 3266Author(s): Jessica Hamzelou
ConclusionsNineteen quality indicators to measure early pregnancy care provided by EPAU were identified.
Authors: PMID: 31977405 [PubMed - in process]
Discussion Appendicitis results from a closed loop obstruction of a blind-ending tubular structure arising from the cecum. It is a common cause of abdominal pain. It is the most frequent condition leading to emergent abdominal surgery in pediatrics. The combination of obstruction, edema, bacterial overgrowth, increased inflammatory process and increased intraluminal pressure leads to abdominal pain and possibly perforation. Appendicitis occurs in all age groups but is rare in neonates. The peak age is 6-10 years old. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an inflammatory disease of the uterus, fallopian tubes and adjacent p...
Tanmoy Mukherjee, MD Associate Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Mount Sinai Health System; Co-Director, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York; Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai When prospective parents who are unable to conceive a child on their own consult me for assistance, I am excited to help them build their families. But for them, dealing with the challenges of infertility can be as stressful as having cancer. Fortunately, the latest advances in in vitro fertilization (IVF) are giving them a ...