Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health

NASPAG discusses COVID-19 vaccines and gynecological care considerations for teens and young adults

May 17, 2021

Eligible children and teens should receive COVID-19 vaccination to protect them from COVID-19 infection, as well as to reduce the spread of the virus in the community and to vulnerable people, according to the statement from the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) .

Examining factors in teen pregnancies that lead to poorer infant outcomes

May 04, 2021

Pregnancy in adolescence can lead to poorer outcomes in both mother and child. An investigation presented at the virtual 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting looks at how educational attainment could impact the outcomes.

Using ED visits to provide counsel on contraceptives

May 03, 2021

Not every adolescent female patient has a doctor to turn to for contraceptive counseling. An investigation reported at the virtual 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting offered insight into whether addressing the concern at emergency department (ED) visits could work.