Bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy may heighten risk of preterm birth, pregnancy lossNovember 28th 2022
Bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy may lead to increased risks for preterm birth, preterm delivery, and spontaneous abortion, according to new research in the Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
Booster seats in a bag: A pandemic successOctober 11th 2022
At the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Phyllis Agran, MD, MPH; Erin Malone, MPH; Al Valdez, PhD; Sandra Murray, MD; Jaya Bhalla; Emma Course; Lauren Tabios, MPH; and Sara Brown, PhD, discussed how the research project Clinic in the Park offered booster seats to low-income families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whooping cough vaccine approved for use during third trimesterOctober 7th 2022
The US Food & Drug Administration approved tetanus toxoid, reduced diptheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine, adsorbed [Tdap] (Boostrix, GSK) today for immunization during the third trimester of pregnancy to prevent pertussis—or whooping cough—in infants under 2 months of age.
CDC updates guidelines for diagnosing and treating STIsAugust 10th 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidelines for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), notably for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis, and pelvic inflammatory disease.
ACOG advisory offers latest info for COVID-19 vaccine use in pregnant and lactating patientsMay 21st 2021
A recently updated Practice Advisory from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) provides an overview of the latest guidance for COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant and lactating patients.