Interprofessional Abortion Opposition: A National Survey and Qualitative Interviews with Abortion Training Program Directors at U.S. Teaching Hospitals
CONCLUSIONSInterprofessional opposition to abortion is widespread in U.S. teaching hospitals. Interventions are needed that prioritize patients ’ needs while recognizing the challenges hospital colleagues face in their abortion participation decisions. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

What Should You Know about COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy
What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant? Vaccination is likely the best way to prevent COVID-19 in pregnancy, when risks for severe illness and death from the virus are higher than usual. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says COVID-19 vaccinations should not be withheld from pregnant women, and that women should discuss individual risks and benefits with their health care providers. The U.S. government’s emergency authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being rolled out for priority groups doesn’t list pregnancy as a reason to withhold the ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

What Should You Know about COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy
What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant? Vaccination is likely the best way to prevent COVID-19 in pregnancy, when risks for severe illness and death from the virus are higher than usual. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says COVID-19 vaccinations should not be withheld from pregnant women, and that women should discuss individual risks and benefits with their health care providers. The U.S. government’s emergency authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being rolled out for priority groups doesn’t list pregnancy as a reason to withhold the ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

What Should You Know about COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy
What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant? Vaccination is likely the best way to prevent COVID-19 in pregnancy, when risks for severe illness and death from the virus are higher than usual. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says COVID-19 vaccinations should not be withheld from pregnant women, and that women should discuss individual risks and benefits with their health care providers. The U.S. government’s emergency authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being rolled out for priority groups doesn’t list pregnancy as a reason to withhold the ...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

What Should You Know about COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy
What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant? Vaccination is likely the best way to prevent COVID-19 in pregnancy, when risks for severe illness and death from the virus are higher than usual. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says COVID-19 vaccinations should not be withheld from pregnant women, and that women should discuss individual risks and benefits with their health care providers. The U.S. government’s emergency authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being rolled out for priority groups doesn’t list pregnancy as a reason to withhold the ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

What Should You Know about COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy
What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant? Vaccination is likely the best way to prevent COVID-19 in pregnancy, when risks for severe illness and death from the virus are higher than usual. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says COVID-19 vaccinations should not be withheld from pregnant women, and that women should discuss individual risks and benefits with their health care providers. The U.S. government’s emergency authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being rolled out for priority groups doesn’t list pregnancy as a reason to withhold the ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

What Should You Know about COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy
What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant? Vaccination is likely the best way to prevent COVID-19 in pregnancy, when risks for severe illness and death from the virus are higher than usual. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says COVID-19 vaccinations should not be withheld from pregnant women, and that women should discuss individual risks and benefits with their health care providers. The U.S. government’s emergency authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being rolled out for priority groups doesn’t list pregnancy as a reason to withhold the ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Medicine Source Type: news

Kenya: Breaking the Silence That Led to a High Teenage Pregnancy Rate in a Kenyan County
[UNFPA] The diminutive figure wields a surprisingly strong, authoritative voice. Fourteen young mothers are listening to Priscilla Chingulu, who is adept at inspiring crowds. For a nation with an acknowledged teenage pregnancy problem - and even more so during the COVID19 pandemic - this group represents a small but important step forward. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

‘ Awareness ’ Under C - Section Anesthesia May Be Less Rare Than Thought
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Nigeria: Making Childbirth Less Arduous for Pregnant Women
[This Day] Rebecca Ejifoma, who visited the Iyana-Era in Ojo area of Lagos State, reports that the goal of healthcare workers, especially those in involved in the process of childbirth in Primary Health Centres, should be to make the journey less arduous for pregnant women, which in the long run reduces maternal mortality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Coronavirus infection and pregnancy Information for pregnant women and their families, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
These Q&As were updated on 30 December 2020 and relate to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy – guidance for healthcare professionals: Version 12 – 14 October 2020 published by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, with input from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the Obstetric Anaesthetists'Association, Public Health England and Public Health Scotland. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Can Cause Amenorrhea Other Than Pregnancy?
Title: What Can Cause Amenorrhea Other Than Pregnancy?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Are the Causes and Types of Stress Incontinence?
Title: What Are the Causes and Types of Stress Incontinence?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Are Signs Your Period Is Coming?
Title: What Are Signs Your Period Is Coming?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Women's Health
Title: Women's HealthCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/28/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Few Ob - Gyns Can Prescribe Buprenorphine for Opioid Use
Obstetrician - gynecologists able to prescribe buprenorphine more likely located in the suburbs (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Few Ob-Gyns Can Prescribe Buprenorphine for Opioid Use
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Fewer than 2 percent of obstetrician-gynecologists who accept Medicaid are able to prescribe buprenorphine, according to a study published online Dec. 11 in JAMA Network Open. Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, from the Yale... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Does It Mean If I ’m Having a Lot of Vaginal Discharge?
Title: What Does It Mean If I ’m Having a Lot of Vaginal Discharge?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

How Common Is Uterine Prolapse?
Title: How Common Is Uterine Prolapse?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Kenya: No Sir, School Is Hardly the Place for Pregnant Teens
[Nation] Sample this: "School is important but it can wait," read a Cutting Edge item, titled, 'Expectant pupils' published last Thursday. In it, Job Momanyi rejected the directive to force expectant pupils and mothers back to class. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 12, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Whose truth is it anyway?
I woke up this morning with the title of this blog post pounding a drumbeat in my head and had to write it down immediately. It was born out of a need to focus on this elusive thing we call ‘truth’. In light of recent events in the United States, and closer to home personally, I felt it was time to embrace the conversation that starts something along the lines of ‘there is no such thing as truth’. Then I read Claire Montanaro’s blog post, Freedom of Expression, and she said much of what’s been roiling around in my head over the last few days. I almost decided at that point not to write t...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 11, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Philosophy truth Source Type: news

Kenya: Special Facilities Set Up in Schools for Teen Mothers
[Nation] Some schools have put in place special measures to help thousands of girls who got pregnant during the long break and teen mothers return to their studies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 11, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

How Do You Know if You Have a Urinary Tract Infection?
Title: How Do You Know if You Have a Urinary Tract Infection?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 11, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Nigeria's Maternal Mortality Amongst Highest in the World
[Daily Trust] Contributes 20 per cent to global maternal deaths (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 9, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Is It Normal to Have Discharge After Sex?
Title: Is It Normal to Have Discharge After Sex?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Women May Transmit Cancer to Infants in Childbirth, Reports Suggest
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Racial, Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Mortality, Morbidity Persist Racial, Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Mortality, Morbidity Persist
Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal and infant outcomes persist in the United States, according to a presentation at the 2020 virtual meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

How Many Days Before a Period Do You Get Discharge?
Title: How Many Days Before a Period Do You Get Discharge?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 6, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Are the Side Effects of Having Irregular Periods?
Title: What Are the Side Effects of Having Irregular Periods?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/6/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 6, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Does a mother's pre-pregnancy weight affect her children's future fertility?
(Wiley) A recent study published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica found that sons born to mothers who fell within the overweight range were more likely to be diagnosed with infertility during adulthood than sons of mothers with normal-range weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kids With Congenital Heart Disease Face Higher Odds of Mental Health Issues
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Study Finds No Benefit From Supplemental Oxygen During Labor
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Research, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Ontario ob-gyns push back on policies advising against COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant or breastfeeding women
After being excluded from clinical trials, those who are pregnant and breastfeeding have been advised against getting a COVID-19 vaccine. On Tuesday, the Ontario Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology urged officials to "immediately allow equitable access for at-risk pregnant and lactating persons." (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Study Finds No Benefit From Supplemental Oxygen During Labor
  TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 -- For decades, women have commonly been given oxygen during childbirth, but a new research review finds little evidence it benefits newborns. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Is The Main Cause of Ovarian Cysts?
Title: What Is The Main Cause of Ovarian Cysts?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Child protection, disability and obstetric violence: three case studies from Iceland - Rice JG, Bjargard óttir HB, Sigurjónsdóttir HB.
This contribution is a collective re-analysis of three research projects in Iceland focused on parenting with a disability which draws upon data spanning a twenty-year period. The core purpose of these projects is to understand why parents with primarily... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

As Lockdowns Keep Pregnant Women From Exercise, Depression Rates Rise: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Obstetrics, Sports Medicine, News, Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure While Pregnant Linked to Poorer Memory Years Later
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Neurology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

How Do You Know if You Have a Prolapsed Uterus?
Title: How Do You Know if You Have a Prolapsed Uterus?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Does Cervical Mucus Look Like After Ovulation?
Title: What Does Cervical Mucus Look Like After Ovulation?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Is Corpus Luteum Cyst a Good Sign?
Title: Is Corpus Luteum Cyst a Good Sign?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Kenya: Many Pregnant Pupils May Not Resume Learning As Schools Reopen
[Nation] Back to school - Many pupils won't be able to return to school today due to the high number of Covid-19 pandemic pregnancies, laments Tabby Ogutu. This, she adds, is an issue that shouldn't be taken lightly. "Firstly, schools need to create a conducive environment for this group. There should also be special guidance and counselling units to tackle this menace." Her contact is tabithaogutu18@gmail.com. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Setting yourself free and finding your voice
The period between Christmas and New Year is an odd hinterland of non-doing for me. The celebrations of Christmas pause and wait until the celebrations of New Year begin. In that space between one year and the next its when I try and get through tasks that would normally be difficult to do, not because they’re hard, but because they require discipline and time – not something I’m normally abundent in! This Christmas has been the same, and yet different from those of the past. Yes, I’ve spent a lot of time ticking things off my To – Do list like cleaning the car, sorting out all our paperwork a...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Philosophy change life Source Type: news

Happy new year 2022
Looking back, I knew that 2021 was going to be a corker of a year. It just felt ‘right’ somehow. And after all the trouble we’d had during 2020, it certainly needed to earn its keep. It was during February I first noticed that something had changed, not just changed really, transformed. I couldn’t put my finger on it at first and it took a while before I realised that somehow the colours of the landscapre were brighter, more vibrant seeming to shimmer and glow whenever the sun shone brightly – which was frequently. It wasn’t long after that I realised I could hear more birds and insects ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 1, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Fiction friday fiction Source Type: news

Updated advice on COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy and women who are breastfeeding, RCOG
The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for use. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has also published its latest advice for the priority groups to receive the Oxford University/AstraZeneca and the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines. This includes updated advice for pregnant and breastfeeding women who meet other criteria for priority vaccination. The JCVI confirms that although the available data do not indicate any safety concern or harm to pregnancy, there is insuf...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updated advice on covid-19 vaccination in pregnancy and women who are breastfeeding, RCM
The Government has today accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for use. 2 External 0 0 0 The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has also published its latest advice false https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/948338/jcvi-advice-on-priority-groups-for-covid-19-vaccination-30-dec-2020.pdf true false%> for the priority groups to receive the Oxford University/AstraZeneca and the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines. This includes updated adv...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: On Giving Birth During a Pandemic in South Africa
[Daily Maverick] When South Africa went into lockdown expectant mothers had to give birth in the middle of a pandemic. Some of them share their experiences of birth and motherhood in a masked and socially distanced world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 31, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: Women Need Support and Understanding After Miscarriage
[IPS] Abuja -- Recently, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, wrote a piece sharing about her miscarriage. I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second, she wrote. She is part of a growing list of celebrities who have publicly shared their experiences with miscarriages. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Study: Rural Hospitals Without OBs Need More Training in Emergency Pregnancy Care
Summarizes a study that found hospital administrators and nurse managers want more emergency obstetric training to decrease the risk for pregnant mothers and their babies. Addresses the rising maternal mortality rates across the country, with the highest rates being among non-Hispanic Black, Native, and low-income women in rural states. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - December 30, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Distalmotion Receives European CE Mark for Dexter Surgical Robot
Dexter ready for clinical use CE Mark follows validation of Dexter clinical benefits by surgeons and nurses from leading European hospitals, across urology, gynaecology and general surgery earlier this year LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec. 29, 2020 -- (He... Devices, Surgery, Regulatory Distalmotion, Dexter, robotic surgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news