Method of catheterization, whether indwelling or intermittent, does not appear to impact a woman’s risk of developing a UTI following labor. Ob/Gyn and fellowship-trained reproductive infectious diseases specialist, Oluwatosin Goje, MD, explains her recent study.
Neonatologist Hany Aly, MD, shares early insights from managing labor, delivery and postpartum in COVID-19 positive women, and precautions to keep neonates and caregivers safe.
Pregnancy, labor and delivery are already emotionally charged experiences, and as pregnant women face increased uncertainty amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many worry that their birth plans may no longer be possible for a variety of reasons. In this article, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist discusses home births, restricted visitation and efforts to ensure patient safety.
Cleveland Clinic’s implementation of the neonatal early-onset sepsis calculator at its birthing hospitals has led to a decrease in empiric antibiotic use and blood work evaluations.
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Nurses at Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital found data scarce on link between delaying the first bath and breastfeeding exclusivity so they conducted a study of 1,000 births.
A preclinical model shows that ADAMTS9 is important for effective uterine contraction during late stage pregnancy and delivery. In its absence, significant delivery complications occurred.
Fairview Hospital’s Family Birth Place is dedicated to physiologic birth, promoting spontaneous labor and delivery, exclusive breastfeeding and alternative pain relief methods.