Spring issue of The Endocrinologist now available online
The spring issue of the Society’s quarterly magazineThe Endocrinologist is now available online.  This issue, with the theme,'Exercise: It's good to move it, move it' examines multiple benefits of staying active, including maintaining a healthy metabolism, improving bone health and staying well during aging and pregnancy.In Society News, find out all you ever wanted to know about your new Society President, Raj Thakker, learn about the Society's new Undergraduate Video Award, and read new Society guidance on peri-operative management of adrenal insufficiency.Browse this ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 12, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Risk of child maltreatment in Chinese teenage and young mothers with rapid repeat pregnancy: the moderating role of family cohesion and support from friends - Tung KTS, Wong RS, Wong WHS, Lam ALN, Tso WWY, Ho MSP, Ho FKW, Lo CKM, Chow CB, Chan KL, Ip P.
Rapid repeat pregnancy (RRP) often occurs in teenage and young mothers. Mothers with a history of RRP are more likely to experience high stress increasing their risk of child maltreatment. Despite these challenges, some mothers can continue to cope adaptiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Uganda: Two Midwives Arrested Over Death of Expectant Mother
[Monitor] Police in Kyotera District are holding two midwives attached to Kalisizo General Hospital over alleged negligence of duty. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 12, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Leaflet: Information on COVID-19 for Pregnant Women
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 3/12/2020. This two-page leaflet provides basic information on novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), how it spreads, symptoms, how to avoid catching or spreading the virus, and some specific advice for pregnant women, their families, and caregivers. The leaflet can be downloaded in an editable format. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update: Information for Clinicians Caring for Children and Pregnant Women
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Preparedness and Response (CDC CPR). Published: 3/12/2020. On this 54-minute Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) call, presenters focus on current information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) as it relates to children and pregnant women. Topics include infection prevention and control measures in inpatient obstetric healthcare settings, and resources available to care for pediatric patients. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus (Covid-19) infection in pregnancy: information for healthcare professionals
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has published the latest advice on how coronavirus affects pregnant women and their unborn babies, how labour and birth should be managed in women with suspected or confirmed coronavirus, as well as information on neonatal care and infant feeding. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 12, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Is It Allergies, The Flu Or The Coronavirus? How To Tell The Difference
(CNN) — The coronavirus has infected more than 100,000 people worldwide. With all of the news of event cancellations, empty flights and health precautions (wash your hands!), it’s natural that people may get a little anxious every time they feel a tickle in their throat or the beginnings of a bad cough. While the coronavirus is certainly something to take seriously, the chances of any individual person getting it are still low. But if you’re wondering whether that stuffy nose could end up being a worst case scenario, CNN talked to Dr. Greg Poland, a professor of medicine and Infectious diseases at the May...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Coronavirus Source Type: news

'We don't see because we don't ask': qualitative exploration of service users' and health professionals' views regarding a psychosocial intervention targeting pregnant women experiencing domestic and family violence - Sapkota D, Baird K, Saito A, Rijal P, Pokharel R, Anderson D.
INTRODUCTION: Given the relative recency of Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) management as a field of endeavour, it is not surprising that interventions for addressing DFV is still in its infancy in developing countries. In order to maximise the success ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Community Health Workers Are Tackling Malnourishment in Remote Tajikistan
By Khosiyatkhon Komilova, Communications specialist, IntraHealth International Malika Pirimova poses with health volunteers and her son in Vakhsh District. Photo credit: Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity.March 11, 2020By 23, Malika Pirimova was caring for a two-year old daughter, a one-year old son, and was three-months pregnant with her third child. Navbunvod, the mountain village she lives in, has limited access to roads, public health centers, and hospitals. As such, Malika gave birth to her two older children without antenatal care and never took them to a pediatrician.When she became pregnant for a thi...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Community Engagement Community Health Workers Source Type: news

New Financing Could Help BillionToOne Expand Product Offerings
BillionToOne wants to expand its diagnostic offerings and its most recent financing could give it a push in that direction. The Menlo Park, CA-based company has raised $15 million in a follow-on to its series A round. With this financing, the company BillionToOne has brought in more than $32.5 million. The private company noted previous investors, Hummingbird Ventures and NeoTribe Ventures led the investment round with participation from Y Combinator, Libertus Capital, Pacific 8 Ventures, Civilization Ventures, 500 Startups Istanbul, and HOF Capital. BillionToOne said it will use the proceeds to support the commercial expa...
Source: MDDI - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: IVD Business Source Type: news

Listeria Outbreak Linked To Recalled Enoki Mushrooms Sickens 3 In Mass., Rhode Island
(CBS/CNN) — Four people have died and 30 have been hospitalized with listeria, likely after eating recalled enoki mushrooms from the company Sun Hong Foods, authorities said. Two of the cases are in Massachusetts and one is in Rhode Island, according to the CDC. Sun Hong Foods recalled the mushrooms Monday because they may be contaminated with listeria, according to the FDA’s website. Sun Hong Foods, Inc. Recalls Enoki Mushroom Because of Possible Health Risk https://t.co/DhdXasjZiD pic.twitter.com/fO0IbwMnEk — U.S. FDA (@FDArecalls) March 10, 2020 Four deaths have been reported in California, Hawaii an...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Consumer Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Listeria Recall Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy
This document provides guidance for healthcare professionals on Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy. It will be updated as new data becomes available. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newer anti-HIV drugs safest, most effective during pregnancy
Dolutegravir-containing regimen exhibited superior safety profile in large, NIH-supported study of pregnant women. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 11, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenya Facing a Serious Teenage Pregnancy Crisis
[Nation] Kenya is facing a serious teenage pregnancy crisis according to a report released by a government agency Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Newer anti-HIV drugs safest, most effective during pregnancy
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) The antiretroviral drugs dolutegravir and emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (DTG+FTC/TAF) may comprise the safest and most effective HIV treatment regimen currently available during pregnancy, researchers announced today. Their findings come from a multinational study of more than 640 pregnant women with HIV across four continents. The current study compared three antiretroviral drug regimens and found that regimens containing dolutegravir (DTG) were more effective in suppressing HIV than a commonly used regimen containing efavirenz (EFV). (Source: Eure...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Managing SARS-CoV-2 Infection During Pregnancy: Proposed Algorithm Managing SARS-CoV-2 Infection During Pregnancy: Proposed Algorithm
Researchers have developed an algorithm for managing pregnant women at risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and urge its adoption by healthcare facilities.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Future of Family Planning in West Africa Starts Here
By Hawa Talla, Project director for francophone West Africa, the Challenge Initiative ; Katherine Seaton, Editorial Officer Photo taken in Senegal for IntraHealth International by Clement Tardif.March 16, 202046% of West Africa’s population lives in urban areas. Additionally,one in seven women under 25 wants to delay or avoid pregnancy but isn’t using any method of contraception.To meet women’s needs for high-quality family planning services in the region sustainably, IntraHealth International hosts the West Africa regional hub forthe Challenge Initiative (TCI). In collaboration with the Bill and Me...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health Youth Community Health Workers Source Type: news

No elevated risk of coronavirus in pregnancy, experts say
No evidence virus passes to foetus during pregnancy, according to latest researchCoronavirus – latest updatesPregnant women do not appear to be more susceptible to severe Covid-19 symptoms and there is no evidence that the virus can pass to a baby during pregnancy, according to newguidance.The guidelines, issued by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, offer reassurance to pregnant women in the UK who until now have not been given any specific details on whether they or their baby are at greater risk.Continue reading... (Sou...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Pregnancy Health & wellbeing Infectious diseases Life and style Parents and parenting World news UK news China Asia Pacific Medical research Source Type: news

Interventions for women who report domestic violence during and after pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic literature review - Daley D, McCauley M, van den Broek N.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence is a leading cause of social morbidity and may increase during and after pregnancy. In high-income countries screening, referral and management interventions are available as part of standard maternity care. Such practice is n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Associations between prenatal substance exposure, prenatal violence victimization, unintended pregnancy, and trauma exposure in childhood in a clinical setting - Cohodes EM, Gee DG, Lieberman AF.
Given the importance of early prevention and intervention strategies for children exposed to trauma, detection of early risk factors for exposure to traumatic events in childhood is critical. The present study examined associations between three known pren... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Could Dad-to-Be's Health Affect His Newborn's Health?
TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 -- The health of both mom and dad are key to a healthy pregnancy and birth, new research finds. In the study of nearly 786,000 births, researchers found that dads who weren't in the best of health were more likely to have... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

' Fear of the Unknown': U.S. Pregnant Women Worried by Lack of Virus Research'Fear of the Unknown': U.S. Pregnant Women Worried by Lack of Virus Research
After the first two cases of the novel coronavirus in the state of Georgia were confirmed this week, Leigh Creel, who is 20 weeks pregnant and lives outside Atlanta, made a nervous phone call to her doctor to ask about the risk to her and her fetus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 9, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

NIH study finds lower concentration of PrEP drug in pregnant teens & young women
Strict adherence to daily PrEP is especially important in pregnancy, investigators conclude. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 9, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 'Malaria Kills 4,500 Pregnant Women in Nigeria Annually'
[Daily Trust] About 4,500 pregnant women in the country die from malaria annually, experts have said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - March 9, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tanzania: World Bank Loan On Ice As Tanzania Continues Expelling Pregnant Girls From School
[Daily Maverick] The World Bank is likely to decide soon on whether to proceed with a disputed loan to Tanzania, with human rights activists objecting because of the government's refusal to allow pregnant girls to continue school. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Nairobi is County With the Highest Number of Teenage Pregnancies
[Nairobi News] Nairobi county accounted for the highest teenage pregnancy reported at health facilities in 2019, the report by National Council for Population and Development(NCPD) has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 9, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mauritania: Tackling High Maternal Deaths
[WHO] Nouakchott -A cloud of dust lifted slowly off the forecourt of Sebkha health centre where an ambulance had just rushed a patient. Inside visitors milled about as nurses paced up and down the corridors. When one of the nurses passed by, an elderly woman waiting outside the delivery room sat up and asked how her daughter was doing. "Don't worry madam," came the reply, "your daughter will give birth safely. She's in good hands." (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 9, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection and Pregnancy
Source: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Published: 3/9/2020. This web page provides two resources about coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and pregnancy: a document on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection in Pregnancy: Information for Healthcare Professionals; and a page of frequently asked questions and information for pregnant women and their families. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH study finds lower concentration of PrEP drug in pregnant young women
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Among African adolescent girls and young women who took HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) daily, levels of the PrEP drug tenofovir were more than 30% lower in those who were pregnant than in those who had recently given birth. All 40 study participants took PrEP under direct observation, confirming their near-perfect adherence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Some Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy?
Discussion The term, cerebral palsy, or CP has gone through many iterations with the first description in 1861 by W.J. Little who described it as “The condition of spastic rigidity of the limbs of newborn children.” The most recent definition is from Rosenbaun et al. in 2007 which states it is “a group of permanent disorders of the development of movement and posture, causing activity limitation, that are attributed to non-progressive disturbances that occurred in the developing fetal or infant brain. The motor disorders of cerebral palsy are often accompanied by disturbances of sensation, perception, cog...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Common antibiotics tied to miscarriages may also lead to birth defects
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women have another reason to avoid taking a class of antibiotics that includes erythromycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin: it may increase their baby's risk of birth defects, a UK study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Rates of Unintended Pregnancy Higher in Women With Disabilities
FRIDAY, March 6, 2020 -- Pregnancies among women with disabilities are 40 percent more likely to be unintended versus pregnancies among women without disabilities, according to a study published online Feb. 26 in Perspectives on Sexual and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Happens When Global Health and Data Science Collide?
By Amy Finnegan, Senior Data Scientist ; Katherine Seaton, Editorial OfficerMarch 06, 2020Data scientist Amy Finnegan’s job is to ask the right questions to get new answers. She uses machine learning to solve global health puzzles like“Why do women who use contraception in low-income countries stop using if they still want to avoid pregnancy?” and“What elements of populations and geography can determine whether a health program is successful?”We sat down with her to ask how this work is shaping the future of global health—and what comes next.What's your favorite thing about working i...
Source: IntraHealth International - March 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Digital Health International Women ' s Day IntraHealth s 40th Anniversary Source Type: news

Stress during pregnancy may increase risk of immune system deficiencies
Offspring from mice who experience stress during pregnancy may be more likely to have immune system deficiencies, according to findings published inCell.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes outcomes differ by type of bariatric surgery
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass linked to better diabetes outcomes and weight loss compared with gastric sleeve Related items fromOnMedica Surgery a better option for obese diabetics Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Keep off lost weight for continued cardiometabolic benefit Diabetes drug use during pregnancy affects child's weight Vegan diet may help blood sugar control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New Guideline in Reproductive Health for Rheumatic Diseases New Guideline in Reproductive Health for Rheumatic Diseases
Among its many recommendations, the guideline strongly advises that women with RMD considering pregnancy switch to pregnancy ‐ compatible medication and pause to assess its efficacy and tolerability.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

The harmful effects of stress during pregnancy can last a lifetime
According to a new study, stress in the womb and soon after birth can decrease the body ’s ability to ward off bacterial infections and fight tumors for life. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - March 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Records 4% Improvement On Babies Delivered By Skilled Birth Attendants
[This Day] Abuja -With just 10 years away from achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target of 2030, Nigeria has recorded four per cent improvement in the number of babies being delivered by skilled birth attendants. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Kenya: Crisis as Nearly 380,000 Teenagers Become Mothers
[Nation] One in five girls aged between 15 and 19 in Kenya is either pregnant or has given birth already, a new report shows. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: NGO Trains Bauchi Journalists On Child Birth Spacing
[This Day] Bauchi -Journalists in Bauchi State have been urged to sensitise families on the importance of child spacing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

As COVID-19 continues to spread, pregnant and breastfeeding women advised to take precautions
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Pregnant women should take routine preventative actions to avoid infection with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), UNFPAannounced in a statement today. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

In a Public Health Crisis, Obstetric Collaboration Is Mission-Critical In a Public Health Crisis, Obstetric Collaboration Is Mission-Critical
Obstetricians can play an important role in supporting pregnant women during the coronavirus outbreak.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

This Robot Gives Birth and We Can & #039;t Stop Watching
She bleeds, breathes, and births a baby that is as eerily lifelike as she is. But most importantly, Victoria takes labor-and-delivery training to the next level. Victoria, first introduced in 2014, was developed by Miami, FL-based Gaumard Scientific, and is considered the most advanced childbirth simulation system on the market. In the latest version, Victoria's eyes can focus and interact with her caregivers, enabling users to conduct a neurological-assessment that evaluates impaired eye motion for warning signs of a stroke, head trauma, drug use, cranial nerve ...
Source: MDDI - March 4, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Design Source Type: news

I would clone my dog – and I’m not ashamed to admit it | Arwa Mahdawi
A couple called the Tschirharts spent $50,000 to recreate their beloved pooch. If I had the cash, I would definitely do the sameYou are at level one of crazy dog parent when you throw your pooch a birthday orbark mitzvah. You are at level two when your dog has more clothes than you do. And you are at level 100 when you store your dog ’s skin samples and spend $50,000 (£39,000) to clone it.David and Alicia Tschirhart are level 100 pet parents. The Californian couple made headlines recentlyfor cloning Marley, their pet Labrador. Marley was an extremely good boy; he once fought off a rattlesnake, possibly saving a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Dogs Animals Life and style Pets World news Cloning Biology Genetics Science Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: Improving National and District Capacity to Tackle Maternal Mortality
[WHO] Maternal mortality remains a major concern in Sierra Leone. Recent statistics show that maternal mortality accounts for 36 percent of all deaths among women age 15-49 in the country. This makes Sierra Leone one of the countries in the world with the highest life-time risk of women dying at pregnancy or childbirth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 4, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Personalised medicine increases IVF success rate
(Estonian Research Council) Becoming pregnant can be a lengthy and stressful process for one in every six couples. As fertility treatment protocols are based on the 'average woman', approximately 30 per cent of patients need a personalised approach in IVF. In January, the first babies were born in Estonia after the use of genetic testing prior to IVF treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risks of later abortions on subsequent births
(Wiley) New research published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica indicates that a prior induced abortion poses only a very small risk of negative effects on births from subsequent pregnancies, but the risk is higher if the abortion is performed later in the pregnancy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Does antibiotic use during pregnancy and infancy impact childhood obesity?
(Wiley) New findings published in Obesity reveal that use of antibiotics during pregnancy does not appear to affect children's weight in subsequent years, but use during infancy may increase their risk of becoming overweight or obese. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Contraceptive Use Behavior Change After an Unintended Birth in Colombia and Peru
CONCLUSIONSUnintended birth is associated with change in contraceptive behavior. Efforts to understand postpartum contraceptive choices of women who have had an unintended birth should take into account contraceptive behavior at more than one point in women's reproductive lives. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Pregnant Women & #039;s Reasons for and Experiences of Visiting Antiabortion Pregnancy Resource Centers
CONCLUSIONSPregnancy resource centers play a role in meeting the acute material and social needs of low ‐income pregnant women. However, the constraints on the resources the centers offer mean that this support cannot be part of a reliable system of care. Advocates and policymakers should take a nuanced approach to regulating these centers and consider the reasons women visit them, especially low‐ income women. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news