Grandmaternal DDT Exposure Tied to Granddaughter Early Menarche, Obesity
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Grandmaternal perinatal serum dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is associated with granddaughter adult obesity and early menarche, according to a study published online April 14 in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Maternity scandal investigation has received nearly 200 cases, says family
Nearly 200 families have now reported experiences of poor maternity and neonatal care in East Kent, according to the family whose baby’s death sparked both an independent investigation and a court case against the trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 16, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

In pig brain development, nature beats nurture
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Before humans can benefit from new drug therapies and nutritional additives, scientists test their safety and efficacy in animals, typically mice and rats. But, as much as they've done for biomedical research, rodents aren't always the best research model for studies on neonatal brain development and nutrition. That's where pigs can play an important role. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Barriers and facilitators to implementing perinatal mental health care in health and social care settings: a systematic review - Webb R, Uddin N, Ford E, Easter A, Shakespeare J, Roberts N, Alderdice F, Coates R, Hogg S, Cheyne H, Ayers S.
The improvement of perinatal mental health formed part of WHO's Millennium Development Goals. Research suggests that the implementation of perinatal mental health care is variable. To ensure successful implementation, barriers and facilitators to implement... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychosocial stratification of antenatal indicators to guide population-based programs in perinatal depression - John Eastwood ED, Wang A, Khanlari S, Montgomery A, Yang JYH.
BACKGROUND: There is increasing awareness that perinatal psychosocial adversity experienced by mothers, children, and their families, may influence health and well-being across the life course. To maximise the impact of population-based interventions for o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

‘Epoch-making’ paper on importance of handwashing goes to auction
A scientific journal covering a Hungarian doctor ’s discovery is up for sale, alongside a letter from Edward Jenner, apologising for a delay in vaccine supplyAfter the last year, handwashing is anything but a novelty. But a 19th-century Hungarian doctor ’s “epoch-making” – and controversial – announcement on the importance of clean hands is going up for auction.Ignaz Semmelweis was a young house officer at the first obstetrical clinic of the Vienna General Hospital ’s teaching unit. In 1847, he spotted that there was an extremely high rate of maternal and neonatal mortality in one ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alison Flood Tags: Manuscripts and letters Books Science Culture Vaccines and immunisation Health Source Type: news

Perinatal patients, nurses explain how hospital pandemic policies failed them
(University of Washington) With a lethal, airborne virus spreading fast, hospitals had to change how they treated patients and policies for how caregivers provided that treatment. But for maternity patients and nurses some of those changes had negative outcomes, according to a new University of Washington study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Perinatal suicidality: prevalence and correlates in a South African birth cohort - Mar é KT, Pellowski JA, Koopowitz SM, Hoffman N, van der Westhuizen C, Workman L, Zar HJ, Stein DJ.
Suicidal ideation and behaviour (SIB) in the perinatal period is prevalent in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Past work has been limited by reliance on self-rated scales, and there are few data on SIB severity in such settings. We collected cross... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

A structured program for perinatal depression and anxiety to be adopted in the emergencies - Camoni L, Brescianini S, Mirabella F, Calamandrei G, Barbano G, Cattaneo M, Del Re D, Michielin P, Palumbo G, Gigantesco A.
Quarantine, loss of routine and social support can negatively impact mothers who have just given birth and their babies, generating concerns and reactions of intense fear. Following the COVID-19 emergency, we described a structured program for screening an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Pregnancy and obstetric complications in women with a history of childhood maltreatment: results from a nationally representative sample - Shamblaw AL, Sommer JL, Reynolds K, Mota N, Afifi TO, El-Gabalawy R.
INTRODUCTION: A history of childhood maltreatment is associated with increased risk of perinatal complications, with research primarily focused on childhood sexual abuse. Limited research has examined the relationship between different types of childhood m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pregnant Women Show Robust Immune Response to COVID-19 Vaccine
MONDAY, April 5, 2021 -- Vaccination of pregnant and lactating women can confer robust maternal and neonatal immunity to COVID-19, according to a study published online March 25 in the American Journal of Obstetrics& Gynecology. Kathryn J.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anxiety among fathers is higher than recently reported, new study suggests
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) New research suggests anxiety among men transitioning into parenthood is significantly higher than reported by the global World Health Organization (WHO) regional prevalence rates. The study is the first meta-analysis to explore the prevalence rates of anxiety among fathers during the perinatal period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reducing suspicion of sexual abuse in paediatric chlamydial conjunctivitis using ompA genotyping - Mitchell A, Patel M, Manning C, Abbott J.
Chlamydia trachomatis is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes urogenital tract infections, and ocular infections including trachoma, neonatal conjunctivitis and adult chlamydial inclusion conjunctivitis. A positive C. trachomatis diagnosis in children oft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Perinatal Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder May Be Underestimated
The point prevalence of maternal OCD peaked at 9 percent at eight weeks postpartum (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Perinatal Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder May Be Underestimated
TUESDAY, March 30, 2021 -- Estimates of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may be underestimated in pregnant women and new mothers, according to a study published in the March/April issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Nichole Fairbrother,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Small Amounts of Caffeine May Reduce Neonatal Size Small Amounts of Caffeine May Reduce Neonatal Size
For pregnant women, just half a cup of coffee a day may reduce neonatal birth size and body weight, according to a prospective study involving more than 2,500 women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Namibia: Maternal Deaths a Major Challenge
[New Era] Maternal and perinatal death rates remain a major challenge for healthcare in Namibia, a local health official has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

'Mother's own milk' for premature infants: Minority mothers need effective strategies
(Wolters Kluwer Health) For premature infants who can't breastfeed on their own, " mother's own milk " (MOM) is by far the best nutrition. There's an urgent need for effective ways to increase the relatively low rates of MOM feeding for preterm infants born to Black and Hispanic mothers. But so far, research has offered little or no specific guidance, concludes an evidence-based review in Advances in Neonatal Care, official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Spotlight on maternal mental health: a prepandemic and postpandemic priority, EBN
Annually in May, there is a spotlight on maternal mental health (MMH) globally. In the UK, MMH awareness week is coordinated by the perinatal mental health partnership (@PMHPUK) (3 May 2021 to 9 May 2021)1; while in the USA,'The Blue Dot Project'2 uses a blue dot as a symbol for unity and awareness for those living with mental health (MH) conditions.2 This annual focus enables professionals, stakeholders and individuals to raise awareness and influence policy on this critical issue. Evidenced based nursing will be supporting MMH Awareness week by publishing a series of blogs representing a range of views during May 2021. (...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternity scandal trust was warned over staffing six years ago, report reveals
A trust being investigated over maternity care failings was urged six years ago to strengthen its neonatal staffing, HSJ can reveal. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - March 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Unexpected effects of expressive writing on post-disaster distress in the Hurricane Harvey Study: a randomized controlled trial in perinatal women - Paquin V, Bick J, Lipschutz R, Elgbeili G, Laplante DP, Biekman B, Brunet A, King S, Olson D.
BACKGROUND: Expressive writing requires journaling stressor-related thoughts and feelings over four daily sessions of 15 min. Thirty years of research have popularized expressive writing as a brief intervention for fostering trauma-related resilience; howe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Burnout Symptoms Common for Neonatal Health Care Workers
66 percent of HCWs reported burnout symptoms; 73 percent felt burnout had increased among their coworkers during pandemic (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Burnout Symptoms Common for Neonatal Health Care Workers
FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 -- Two-thirds of maternal and neonatal health care workers (HCWs) report symptoms of burnout, and almost three-quarters feel that burnout has increased among their coworkers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Maternal mental health during a pandemic, Centre for Mental Health
The perinatal period is a time of significant risk to women's mental health, with up to two in ten women suffering some form of mental health difficulty. From early on in the Covid-19 pandemic, Centre for Mental Health and Maternal Mental Health Alliance were concerned about the likely increased mental health challenges that women in pregnancy and early motherhood were facing as a result of the pandemic and the restrictions introduced to tackle it. Maternal mental health during a pandemic is a rapid evidence review of the impact of Covid-19 on the mental health of women during pregnancy and after they've given birth, and t...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nation Faces High Rates of Maternal, Neonatal Mortality - Study
[Leadership] Nigeria needs strong economic, political stability and innovation, to fully recover from the aftermath effect of COVID-19, as its health system is currently facing acute pressure from the pandemic, leading to high rates of maternal and neonatal mortality, a report has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 19, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Non-accidental broom sticks injury as a cause of post-neonatal tetanus - Komomo E, Chimaeze T, Emmanuel E, Asindi A.
INTRODUCTION: Non accidental injury sustained following deliberate self-harm or inflicted by parents or caregivers for disciplinary, traditional and therapeutic measures have grave consequences including exposing the incompletely child to post neonatal tet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Machine learning assessment of early life factors predicting suicide attempt in adolescence or young adulthood - Navarro MC, Ouellet-Morin I, Geoffroy MC, Boivin M, Tremblay RE, C ôté SM, Orri M.
IMPORTANCE: Although longitudinal studies have reported associations between early life factors (ie, in-utero/perinatal/infancy) and long-term suicidal behavior, they have concentrated on 1 or few selected factors, and established associations, but did not... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lung ultrasound spots COVID-19 in newborns
For neonates suspected of having COVID-19 pneumonia, what's the best way t...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lung ultrasound at bedside predicts COVID-19 outcomes Ultrasound outperforms x-ray for neonatal pneumothorax Take caution when analyzing pediatric brain development Imaging confirms coronavirus transmits from mother to fetus CT details effect of COVID-19 on pregnant women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 18, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Peter Dunn obituary
Pioneer of perinatal medicine who brought about dramatic improvements in the survival chances and wellbeing of babiesThe paediatrician and perinatologist Peter Dunn, who has died aged 91, introduced many innovations and developments that contributed to the dramatic improvements seen over the last half century in the survival, with no increased long-term impairment, of pre-term (and term) babies.Largely due to his influence, newborn care emerged from its previous neglect to become a key specialty in paediatrics and child health; teamwork between obstetricians, midwives, neonatal paediatricians, nurses and others also benefi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Brent Taylor Tags: Medical research People in science Childbirth Health & wellbeing Children's health Society Source Type: news

WHO Urges Healthworkers to Allow Lifesaving Mother-Baby Contact WHO Urges Healthworkers to Allow Lifesaving Mother-Baby Contact
The COVID-19 pandemic is severely affecting the care of sick or premature newborn babies, with many being unnecessarily separated from their mothers and put at risk of death or long-term health problems, global health experts said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Preterm birth, low fetal growth and risk of suicide in adulthood: a national cohort and co-sibling study - Crump C, Sundquist J, Kendler KS, Edwards AC, Sundquist K.
BACKGROUND: Adverse perinatal exposures have been associated with psychiatric disorders and suicidal behaviours later in life. However, the independent associations of gestational age at birth or fetal growth with suicide death, potential sex-specific diff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

One-Step Approach IDs More Cases of Gestational Diabetes
THURSDAY, March 11, 2021 -- A one-step approach identifies more diagnoses of gestational diabetes, with no significant impact on perinatal or maternal complications, according to a study published in the March 11 issue of the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Association of cannabis retailer proximity and density with cannabis use among pregnant women in northern California after legalization of cannabis for recreational use - Young-Wolff KC, Adams SR, Padon A, Silver LD, Alexeeff SE, Van Den Eeden SK, Avalos LA.
Prenatal cannabis use is associated with adverse perinatal outcomes1 and is increasing with expanding legalization.2,3 While it is known that retail availability of cannabis is associated with adult cannabis use,4,5 it is less clear whether living close... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Involving family in perinatal mental health services
Best practice guidance on involving and supporting partners and family members for commissioners and those working in specialist perinatal mental health services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 8, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of intimate partner violence among intimate partners during the perinatal period: a narrative literature review - Mojahed A, Alaidarous N, Kopp M, Pogarell A, Thiel F, Garthus-Niegel S.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects individuals and families from all backgrounds, regardless of their ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, or religion. Pregnancy and childbirth could be a time of vulnerability to violence because of c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Predictors of postpartum depression among an obstetric population in South-Western Nigeria - Okunola TO, Awoleke JO, Olofinbiyi B, Rosiji B, Olubiyi AO, Omoya S.
BACKGROUND: Perinatal maternal depression is the most common mood disturbance associated with pregnancy. It has grave consequences on both maternal health and wellbeing of offsprings, albeit usually neglected in low- and middle-income countries.OBJ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Racial and ethnic disparities in posttraumatic psychopathology among postpartum women - Thomas JL, Carter SE, Dunkel Schetter C, Sumner JA.
People of color in the United States disproportionately bear the burden of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Pregnant women of color are at particular risk, as perinatal PTSD is associated with adverse maternal and child health. However, PTS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Researchers explore relationship between maternal microbiota and neonatal antibody response
(Virginia Tech) The goal of the research, Luo said, is to better understand the benefits of microbes in order to recommend solutions, such as probiotics, that could strengthen the neonatal immune system. These efforts could lead to new strategies in medicine -- and healthier babies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Disruption of lung biological clock in premature babies may raise later flu risk
(eLife) Disruptions in the circadian rhythms in lung cells may explain why adults who survived premature birth are often more at risk of severe influenza infections, suggests a study in mice published today ineLife. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 2, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experiences and depression among women in rural Pakistan - LeMasters K, Bates LM, Chung EO, Gallis JA, Hagaman A, Scherer E, Sikander S, Staley BS, Zalla LC, Zivich PN, Maselko J.
BACKGROUND: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are a common pathway to adult depression. This pathway is particularly important during the perinatal period when women are at an elevated risk for depression. However, this relationship has not been explore... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

My Family Is Still Being Careful About COVID-19. Why Does It Feel Like We ’re the Only Ones?
Welcome to COVID Questions, TIME’s advice column. We’re trying to make living through the pandemic a little easier, with expert-backed answers to your toughest coronavirus-related dilemmas. While we can’t and don’t offer medical advice—those questions should go to your doctor—we hope this column will help you sort through this stressful and confusing time. Got a question? Write to us at covidquestions@time.com. Today, K.K. in California asks: My son is almost two, and he was born prematurely at 33 weeks. We don’t ever want to see him in the hospital again, and especially not becaus...
Source: TIME: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID Questions COVID-19 Source Type: news

A good practice guide to support implementation of trauma-informed care in the perinatal period
Centre for Early Child Development - This guide aims to help staff and services understand the impact of psychological trauma on women in the perinatal period and respond in a sensitive and compassionate way. It aims to support staff to ensure they ‘do no harm’ through care delivery that, without thought or intention, could retraumatise individuals.GuideMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - February 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental health Source Type: news

Perinatal care - trauma-informed care guide
This good practice guide to implementing trauma-informed care during the perinatal period will support all clinical and non-clinical staff working with perinatal women in maternity and mental health services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 23, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Neighborhood disadvantage moderates the effect of perinatal intimate partner violence (IPV) exposure on disorganized attachment behaviors among 12-month-old infants - Martinez-Torteya C, Donovan A, Gilchrist MA, Marshall H, Huth-Bocks AC.
OBJECTIVE: Perinatal intimate partner violence (IPV) hinders the development of mother-infant attachment and may contribute to the development of infant disorganized attachment behaviors, forecasting later socioemotional and behavioral dysfunction. Because... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Perinatal depression in Pakistan: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Atif M, Halaki M, Raynes-Greenow C, Chow CM.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence and associated risk factors of perinatal depression in Pakistan. METHODS: We conducted a systematic search of Medline, PsycINFO, CINAHL, EMBASE, and Global health, up through May 31, 2019. Studies reporting on ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Antibiotic stewardship for early-onset sepsis, Seminars in Perinatology 44(8): N.PAG-N.PAG.
Antibiotics are administered to the vast majority of preterm newborns and to a substantial proportion of term infants in the hours after birth due to risk for early-onset sepsis. The approaches taken to determine which newborns should be evaluated for early-onset sepsis, and what type and duration of antibiotics are administered, are important elements of neonatal antibiotic stewardship. The use of multivariate prediction models for sepsis risk assessment among infants born ≥35 weeks'gestation can safely reduce the use of empiric antibiotic therapy. Approaches incorporating serial physical examination may also contribut...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternity and neonatal safety champions toolkit
This toolkit provides information and resources that will help maternity and neonatal safety champions to develop strong partnerships, promote positive professional cultures, and support the delivery of the safest care possible through best practice. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 11, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

College Student ’s Simple Invention Helps Nurses Work and Patients Rest
The device, a wearable night light that can minimize disturbances for sleeping patients, is the brainchild of a University of Pennsylvania senior and a neonatal I.C.U. nurse. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allyson Waller Tags: Nursing and Nurses Lighting Innovation uNight Light Start-ups Jennifferre Mancillas Anthony Scarpone-Lambert Source Type: news

Risk of adverse maternal outcomes associated with prenatal exposure to moderate-severe depression compared with mild depression: a fellow-up study - Acheampong K, Pan X, Kaminga AC, Wen SW, Liu A.
BACKGROUND: Pregnancy is a time of increased vulnerability for the development of anxiety and depression. The purpose of this study was to compare the risk of developing adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes between pregnant women with moderate-severe de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Elective C-Sections, Induced Delivery Up for Moms With MS
THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2021 -- Women with multiple sclerosis (MS) have no significant differences in severe adverse perinatal outcomes compared with the general population, but they do have an increased prevalence of elective cesarean section, induced... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news