Tag: pregnancy

1. There was no significant difference with regard to diagnosis and treatment of pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction, and gestational diabetes between the telehealth integrated care and conventional models. 2. A significant reduction in the incidence of pre-term births among women in high-risk pregnancies was seen (-0.68% change per week). Evidence Rating...
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 of incidental pregnancies concurrent to chemotherapeutic treatments emphasizes the importance of prenatal and perinatal counselling for women of child-bearing age with cancer. Evidence Rating Level: 2...
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 outcomes including pediatric asthma, neoplasms and sensory impairment. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Vaccine hesitancy, particularly during pregnancy and early childhood, is a key issue that...
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 Level: 3 (Average) It is well-known that maternal obesity increases the risk of childhood obesity and that dietary interventions during pregnancy can reduce gestational weight gain....
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 risk in pregnant women were able to identify higher risk individuals who later experienced adverse cardiovascular events. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) The number of women with...
1. Counseling and behavioral interventions to limit excess gestational weight gain was associated with decreased risk of gestational diabetes, emergency cesarean delivery, macrosomia, and large for gestational age babies. 2. Behavioral interventions aimed at promoting healthy weight gain during pregnancy were also associated with modest reductions in mean gestational weight...
1. No association was found between topical corticosteroid use during pregnancy and increased risks of newborns being small for gestational age (SGA) or having low birth weight, regardless of corticosteroid potency and amount used. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Topical corticosteroids are frequently used during pregnancy for various dermatological...
1. COVID-19 infection during pregnancy was associated with consistent and substantial increases in severe maternal morbidity and mortality and neonatal complications compared to non-infected pregnancies, especially in symptomatic individuals presenting or those with co-morbidities. 2. Women with COVID-19 were at increased risk of severe pregnancy complications including pre-eclampsia/eclampsia, intensive care...
1. COVID-19 infection during pregnancy was associated with consistent and substantial increases in severe maternal morbidity and mortality and neonatal complications compared to non-infected pregnancies, especially in symptomatic individuals presenting or those with co-morbidities. 2. Women with COVID-19 were at increased risk of severe pregnancy complications including pre-eclampsia/eclampsia, intensive care...
1. Dolutegravir-based antiretroviral therapy regimens effectively suppressed maternal viral load during pregnancy, supporting their use to prevent vertical transmission. 2. Dolutegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide fumarate carried relatively low risk of adverse fetal outcomes. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for pregnant women infected with HIV-1 is important for...