Obstetrics

Reports of high-impact obstetrics and gynecology studies by medical professionals

Association between maternal breastfeeding satisfaction and postpartum depression

1. Increased breastfeeding satisfaction was 47% higher among mothers who were negative for postpartum depression compared to those who were positive for postpartum depression. Evidence...

Prevalence of suicidality significantly increased over 12-year period among childbearing persons

1. Prevalence of suicidality increased significantly over a 12-year period among childbearing persons. 2. The prevalence of suicidality with comorbid depression or anxiety increased significantly...

Post-extubation high-flow nasal cannula associated with higher rates of treatment failure in preterm infants

1. Rate of treatment failure within 7 days of extubation was higher in patients that received post-extubation high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC), as compared to...

Decision aid tools helpful in resolving decision conflict for patients contemplating epidural anesthesia during...

1. A decision aid tool significantly helped resolve decision conflict in patients contemplating the use of epidural anesthesia during labour. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) In...

Injectable contraceptives associated with the longest delays in return of normal fertility

1. Injectable contraceptives were associated with the longest delays (2-8 menstrual cycles) in return of normal fertility, compared to other contraceptive methods. 2. No long-term...

RSV vaccination in third trimester associated with significantly reduced infection risk in early months...

1. With 70% vaccination coverage, a 3rd trimester maternal vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was modelled to reduce RSV infection rates by 16.6%...

Impact of COVID-19 on care of hospitalized newborns

1. In an audit of hundreds of hospitals worldwide, the number of hospitalized newborns with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 was low. 2. Despite having few...

HPV vaccination associated with substantial lower invasive cervical cancer risk

1. Quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination was associated with a substantial lower risk of invasive cervical cancer in Swedish girls and women 10 to...

COVID-19 infection in late pregnancy associated with adverse birth outcomes

1. COVID-19 infection in late pregnancy was associated with adverse birth outcomes, such as cesarean section delivery and iatrogenic preterm birth. 2. Limited evidence was...

Caesarian section delivery due to dystocia associated with decreased vitamin D level

1. Compared ­­to women who had spontaneous vaginal deliveries, women who underwent caesarian sections due to dystocia had decreased vitamin D level. Evidence Rating Level:...
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