Latest Pregnancy news

No Increased Risk Seen for Pregnancies Conceived Within Year of Stillbirth

Conception within 12 months of a stillbirth is common and is not associated with an increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to a study published online Feb. 28 in The Lancet.

Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx

A series of interventions introduced through a quality improvement project can increase the frequency of both teratogen education and urine pregnancy screening in patients taking teratogenic medications for rheumatic disease, according to a study published online March 5 in Pediatrics.

Antenatal Corticosteroid Tx Tied to Reduction in Birth Size

Antenatal corticosteroid therapy is associated with reductions in birth size for infants, according to a study published online Feb. 26 in PLOS Medicine.

Excessive Gestational Weight Gain Tied to Maternal Morbidity

Gestational weight gain in excess of guidelines from the Institute of Medicine is associated with increased risk of severe maternal morbidity, according to a study published in the March issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.