Tag: pregnancy

1. In this study, first time mothers with longer sleep time during pregnancy were less likely to report high levels of anxiety and depression in the postpartum period. 2. Higher diary-based wake after sleep onset (ie. lower sleep quality) at 3 months post-partum predicted more moderate anxiety and depression symptoms...
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Perinatal Outcomes Among Patients With Sepsis During Pregnancy 1. Pregnancies with antepartum sepsis were associated with placental dysfunctions 2. Increased antenatal surveillance to avoid sepsis during pregnancy may reduce the risk of fetal complications Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Maternal sepsis is a prevalent, life threatening condition that evolves rapidly with a fatality...
1. In a cohort of pregnant women in the United Kingdom, COVID-19 vaccines did not alter perinatal outcomes. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused significant morbidity and mortality across the world. Mass vaccination has been a key strategy used by countries to help control the...
1. Active management (methotrexate or uterine evacuation followed by methotrexate if needed) more frequently resulted in pregnancy resolution among patients with persisting pregnancy of unknown location compared to expectant management. 2. Treatment with empirical methotrexate versus uterine evacuation (with methotrexate as required) demonstrated similar efficacy in pregnancy resolution among women...
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....