I struggled with infertility for 16 months. Then I used my science background to invent a product for at-home insemination and got pregnant on the 2nd try
Jennifer Hintzsche and her family. Courtesy of Jennifer Hintzsche Jennifer Hintzsche invented an at-home intracervical-insemination kit. Twenty-eight babies have been conceived using the kit, she said, which is now patented. This is Hintzsche's story, as told to Kelly Burch. This as-told-to essay…#jenniferhintzsche #hintzsche #kellyburch #obgyn #iui #ici #lgbtq #pherdal #fda (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Management of the pregnant trauma patient: a  systematic literature review - Liggett MR, Amro A, Son M, Schwulst S.
INTRODUCTION: Trauma during pregnancy is the leading cause of non-obstetric maternal death and complicates up to 5%-7% of pregnancies. This systematic review without meta-analysis explores the current literature regarding the assessment and management of p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"Yo trato de no llorar": rethinking obstetric violence in Costa Rica - Cantor AR.
Obstetric violence is an emergent paradigm that uses gender-based violence to frame traumatic childbirth. Despite its growing popularity in the literature, it may not adequately address the nuanced ways that all actors experience these interactions. While ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ghana: Missing Twins Saga - 37 Military Hospital Apologises to Couple ... Claims Scans Were Incorrect
[Ghanaian Times] The 37 Military Hospital in Accra has said that the ultra-sound scans conducted on a woman before delivery were error-ridden. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 26, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Tanzania: Z'bar VP Calls for More Measures to Control Maternal Deaths
[Daily News] Zanzibar -- ZANZIBAR Second Vice President, Mr Hemed Suleiman Abdulla has asked development partners and health experts to devise more measures for minimizing or preventing maternal and newborn deaths in Zanzibar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 26, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

' Archaic' Notion: Surgeon Gender Not Tied to C-Section Outcomes'Archaic' Notion: Surgeon Gender Not Tied to C-Section Outcomes
The results have important implications for the promotion of gender equality among surgeons, obstetricians in particular.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Risk of Maternal Morbidity After C-Section No Different Based on Surgeon Gender
(MedPage Today) -- Risk of maternal morbidity, including postpartum hemorrhage, after cesarean deliveries did not differ by surgeon gender, according to a prospective cohort study from France. Among over 4,000 women, maternal morbidity was 14... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 25, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

For People With Disabilities, Losing Abortion Access Can Be a Matter of Life or Death
These days, Flora Ellis’s mother keeps a stash of morning-after pills in a closet in their Oklahoma home. That’s not just because she’s a “cool mom,” although Ellis, 20, confirms that she is. It’s because Ellis was born with a connective-tissue disorder that prevents her body from properly making collagen. In addition to limiting her mobility and contributing to frequent injuries, Ellis’s condition means that pregnancy comes with a chance of organ rupture. Now that abortion is banned in Oklahoma, neither Ellis nor her mother want to take chances. Ellis’s health issues prevent...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized abortion healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Gambia: Sharab Hospital Inaugurates New Gynae, Pediatric Complex
[The Point] In a bid to complement government's effort in ensuring quality health care delivery, Sharab Hospital Limited last Saturday inaugurated a newly built facility as part of their quest to expand the clinic into a hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Ugandans Urged On Fight Against Teen Pregnancies
[Nile Post] The State Minister for youth affairs, Sarah Mateke has urged Ugandans to augment government and stakeholders' efforts aimed at ending teenage pregnancies and child marriages in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 25, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

First Responders Are Being Trained on OBGYN Emergencies to Help Fill Gaps in Rural America
From 2004 to 2014, 9% of rural counties lost all hospital obstetric services. The University of Mississippi Medical Center is providing classroom-style and real-life scenario instruction to emergency responders, nurses, and providers in small rural hospitals to prepare them for emergency situations involving pregnant mothers and their babies. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 24, 2023 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Biden Seeks More Info on Medication Abortion Barriers
(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- President Biden signed an executive order Sunday giving three members of his cabinet 2 months to report to a White House task force on the barriers U.S. women face when trying to receive a medication abortion... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 23, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rwanda: Parliament Pushes for Digital Antenatal Tool 'To Prevent Deaths'
[New Times] Members of parliament on January 19, urged the Ministry of Health to implement digital antenatal tools' plan in government hospitals within a year so as to follow-up pregnant mothers at all stages of pregnancy and after giving birth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 20, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Rwanda: Local Innovator On 'Safe' Telehealth Platform for Women
[New Times] Growing up, Aline Joyce Berabose found it hard to acquire the right information regarding sexual and reproductive health, a challenge, she says, she shared with other girls. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 20, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ghana: Thorough Investigation Into Missing Twin Saga a Must
[Ghanaian Times] On Wednesday, we published on our page 14 a couple's complaint that their twin baby had got missing at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 20, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news