A dramatic rise in syphilis infections nationwide is sparking a renewed focus on the importance of screening during pregnancy and at birth to protect mothers and infants.Read More
Cleveland Clinic’s CenteringPregnancy program expands time and opportunities for parents-to-be to learn and prepare.
It can be tempting for patients to skip dental check-ups during this time, but it’s an appointment that shouldn’t be put off. In this article, Julian Peskin, MD, shares tips on talking to patients about the importance of routine dental care during pregnancy.
Important physiologic changes take place during pregnancy that optimize maternal and fetal outcomes but increase risk during surgery. Accommodating normal changes and identifying and managing risk factors should guide perioperative planning.
The prophylactic use of tranexamic acid (TXA) may prevent hemorrhage following cesarean delivery, a recent study suggests. In this article, maternal-fetal medicine specialist Justin Lappen, MD, explains why more studies are needed.
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Given the increased risk associated with COVID-19 in pregnancy, COVID-19 vaccines should not be withheld from pregnant or lactating patients who desire the vaccine and meet the criteria for vaccination.
A new intrauterine vacuum device offers hope of preventing severe maternal morbidity and mortality from abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding or postpartum hemorrhage.
Pregnant women with COVID-19 are at higher risk for hospitalization than nonpregnant women with COVID-19, though risk of death is the same in both populations. Reproductive infectious disease expert Oluwatosin Goje, MD, discusses preterm delivery and other complications of COVID-19 in pregnancy.