Obstetrics

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

Postpartum mental illness increased in frequency during the COVID-19 pandemic

1. Clinical visits for postpartum mental health illness increased in the first 9 months of the COVID-19 pandemic comparatively to pre-pandemic rates, peaking between...

Chemotherapy during the first trimester of pregnancy associated with increased risk for congenital malformations...

1. Chemotherapy was associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations in the initial 12 weeks of pregnancy. 2. These risks and the prevalence...

Caregiver-reported health-related quality of life of New Zealand children born very and extremely preterm

1. Caregivers reported good health related quality of life of New Zealand children despite their shorter gestational periods 2. Neurodevelopmental impairment and socio-economic deprivation were...

Cognitive outcomes in children of pregnant women with epilepsy

Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  1. There were no language ability differences among 2-year-old children of women taking epileptic medication during pregnancy compared to children...

Effect of cognitive behavioral therapy-based counseling on perceived stress in pregnant women with history...

1. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)-based counseling significantly improved perceived stress, anxiety, and quality of life among women with primary infertility. 2. Measures of depression suggested...

Maternal influenza vaccine during pregnancy not linked to adverse early childhood outcomes

1. Over a mean follow-up period of 3.6 years, no significant association was detected between maternal influenza vaccination during pregnancy and early childhood health...

The effects of dietary and lifestyle interventions among pregnant women with overweight or obesity...

1. Among obese and overweight pregnant women, risk of early childhood obesity was not reduced by maternal dietary and lifestyle interventions during pregnancy. Evidence Rating...

Long‐term cardiovascular outcomes after pregnancy in women with heart disease

1. Women with heart disease had were at greater risk of cardiovascular events postpregnancy, compared to women without heart disease. 2. Tools that assess cardiovascular...

Very preterm birth or very low birth weight associated with lower intelligence among young...

1. Intelligence Quotient (IQ) was significantly lower among adults born very preterm or with very low birth weight compared to adults born at term. 2....

Fortification of breast milk with preterm formula powder noninferior compared to human milk fortifier...

1. Among a group of very low birth weight (VLBW) neonates, fortification with preterm formula was not found to be inferior to fortification with...

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