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Editorial: Covid-19 treatments and vaccines must be evaluated in pregnancy.

15 Oct, 2021 | 02:41h | UTC

Covid-19 treatments and vaccines must be evaluated in pregnancy – The BMJ

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Two observational studies suggest spontaneous abortion is not increased following COVID-19 mRNA vaccination during pregnancy.

Study shows high effectiveness of the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy.

5 Crucial Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy.

CDC Guidance: Pregnant people should be vaccinated against COVID-19.

ACOG and SMFM Recommend COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Individuals – “ACOG encourages its members to enthusiastically recommend vaccination to their patients.”

Cohort study: Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine associated with 78% lower risk of Covid-19 in pregnancy.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study: Vaccinated pregnant patients had 90% lower risk of severe or critical Covid-19 compared with unvaccinated pregnant patients.

15 Oct, 2021 | 02:38h | UTC

Maternal Outcomes After Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Infection in Vaccinated Compared With Unvaccinated Pregnant Patients – Obstetrics & Gynecology

Related:

Two observational studies suggest spontaneous abortion is not increased following COVID-19 mRNA vaccination during pregnancy.

Study shows high effectiveness of the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy.

5 Crucial Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy.

CDC Guidance: Pregnant people should be vaccinated against COVID-19.

ACOG and SMFM Recommend COVID-19 Vaccination for Pregnant Individuals – “ACOG encourages its members to enthusiastically recommend vaccination to their patients.”

Cohort study: Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine associated with 78% lower risk of Covid-19 in pregnancy.

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Review | Chronic hypertension and superimposed preeclampsia: screening and diagnosis.

3 Oct, 2021 | 22:23h | UTC

Chronic hypertension and superimposed preeclampsia: screening and diagnosis – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

 


USPSTF Statement: Start low-dose aspirin after 12 weeks of gestation for women at high risk for preeclampsia.

29 Sep, 2021 | 10:12h | UTC

USPSTF Recommendation Statement: Aspirin Use to Prevent Preeclampsia and Related Morbidity and Mortality – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Editorial: Low-Dose Aspirin for the Prevention of Preeclampsia

Evidence report: Aspirin Use to Prevent Preeclampsia and Related Morbidity and Mortality: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force

Commentary: Aspirin Use to Prevent Preeclampsia: USPSTF Recommendation – American College of Cardiology

Author interview: USPSTF Recommendation: Aspirin Use to Prevent Preeclampsia and Related Morbidity and Mortality – JAMA

JAMA Patient Page: Use of Aspirin During Pregnancy to Prevent Preeclampsia

 


Preliminary randomized trial suggests metformin may prolong gestation in preterm pre-eclampsia.

29 Sep, 2021 | 10:02h | UTC

Use of metformin to prolong gestation in preterm pre-eclampsia: randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial – The BMJ

News release: Diabetes drug may help to prolong preterm pregnancies in women with pre-eclampsia – British Medical Journal

Commentary: Metformin May Prolong Gestation in Women With Preterm Preeclampsia – HealthDay

 

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Consensus Statement: Paracetamol use during pregnancy — a call for precautionary action – “Pregnant women should minimize risk by using the lowest effective APAP dose for the shortest possible time”.

26 Sep, 2021 | 22:02h | UTC

Paracetamol use during pregnancy — a call for precautionary action – Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Editorial: Caution needed: paracetamol use in pregnancy – Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Commentaries:

New research cautions about possible risks of acetaminophen use during pregnancy – STAT

Expert reaction to statement on paracetamol use during pregnancy – Science Media Centre

A Common Pain Relief Med Used in Pregnancy Should Be Taken with Caution, Experts Warn – ScienceAlert

Scientists suggest pregnant women only take paracetamol/acetaminophen if medically necessary – MedicalXpress

 

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Less common bacterial, fungal and viral infections: review of management in the pregnant patient.

26 Sep, 2021 | 21:38h | UTC

Less common bacterial, fungal and viral infections: review of management in the pregnant patient – Drugs in Context

 


Systematic review: Instruments for assisted vaginal birth.

26 Sep, 2021 | 21:35h | UTC

Instruments for assisted vaginal birth – Cochrane Library

Summary: Instruments for assisted vaginal birth – Cochrane Library

 


Large, multinational cohort suggests ondansetron use in pregnancy does not increase the risk for adverse fetal outcomes.

24 Sep, 2021 | 08:57h | UTC

Comparison of Pregnancy Outcomes of Patients Treated With Ondansetron vs Alternative Antiemetic Medications in a Multinational, Population-Based Cohort – JAMA Network Open

Editorial: Providing Data to Empower Pregnant Patients to Make Evidence-Based Choices

Related: Cohort Study: Maternal Ondansetron Use and Risk of Cardiac Malformations and Oral Clefts in Offspring

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


An Update on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy.

21 Sep, 2021 | 09:51h | UTC

An Update on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy – American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

 


Continuous Medical Education in Obstetric Medicine – Short reviews on key topics: 1) Tachycardia in Pregnancy; 2) Metabolic Emergencies; 3) Liver Diseases; 4) Covid-19; 5) Severe Hypertension.

17 Sep, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

Homepage – Clinical Medicine Journal

Tachycardia in pregnancy: when to worry?

Metabolic emergencies in pregnancy

Liver diseases in pregnancy

COVID-19 in pregnancy

Severe hypertension in pregnancy

 


Supplement: FIGO Working Group for Preterm Birth – Good Practice Recommendations.

15 Sep, 2021 | 08:56h | UTC

Homepage: FIGO Working Group for Preterm Birth – Good Practice Recommendations – International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

Editorial: FIGO good practice recommendations for reducing preterm birth and improving child outcomes

FIGO good practice recommendations on the importance of registry data for monitoring rates and health systems performance in prevention and management of preterm birth

FIGO good practice recommendations on modifiable causes of iatrogenic preterm birth

FIGO good practice recommendations on reduction of preterm birth in pregnancies conceived by assisted reproductive technologies

FIGO good practice recommendations on progestogens for prevention of preterm delivery

FIGO good practice recommendations on cervical cerclage for prevention of preterm birth

FIGO good practice recommendations on the use of pessary for reducing the frequency and improving outcomes of preterm birth

FIGO good practice recommendations on the use of prenatal corticosteroids to improve outcomes and minimize harm in babies born preterm

FIGO good practice recommendations on magnesium sulfate administration for preterm fetal neuroprotection

FIGO good practice recommendations on delayed umbilical cord clamping

 


Management of high-risk pulmonary embolism in pregnancy.

15 Sep, 2021 | 08:43h | UTC

Management of high-risk pulmonary embolism in pregnancy – Thrombosis Research

 


Two observational studies suggest spontaneous abortion is not increased following COVID-19 mRNA vaccination during pregnancy.

9 Sep, 2021 | 10:04h | UTC

Study 1: Spontaneous Abortion Following COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy – JAMA

Study 2: Receipt of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccines and Risk of Spontaneous Abortion – New England Journal of Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study shows high effectiveness of the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy.

7 Sep, 2021 | 21:48h | UTC

Effectiveness of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in pregnancy – Nature Medicine

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Global, regional, and national estimates and trends in stillbirths from 2000 to 2019: a systematic assessment.

1 Sep, 2021 | 08:56h | UTC

Global, regional, and national estimates and trends in stillbirths from 2000 to 2019: a systematic assessment – The Lancet

 


Exposure to antipsychotics in womb not found to increase risk of ADHD, autism in offspring.

27 Aug, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Exposure to Antipsychotics in Womb Not Found to Increase Risk of ADHD, Autism in Offspring – Psychiatric News Alert

Original study: Association Between Prenatal Exposure to Antipsychotics and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Preterm Birth, and Small for Gestational Age – JAMA Internal Medicine

Author interview: Association Between Prenatal Exposure to Antipsychotics and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Preterm Birth, and Small for Gestational Age

 


5 Crucial Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy.

26 Aug, 2021 | 09:05h | UTC

5 Crucial Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy – Self

Related: CDC Guidance: Pregnant people should be vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Pregnant women do well with COVID vaccine, survey finds.

26 Aug, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Pregnant women do well with COVID vaccine, survey finds – University of Washington School of Medicine/UW Medicine

Original study: Short-term Reactions Among Pregnant and Lactating Individuals in the First Wave of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout – JAMA Network Open

Related: CDC Guidance: Pregnant people should be vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: The clinical efficacy and safety of enhanced recovery after surgery for cesarean section.

26 Aug, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

The Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Cesarean Section: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials and Observational Studies – Frontiers in Medicine

Related:

Pre-post study: Improved outcomes with an enhanced recovery approach to cesarean delivery

Randomized Trial: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery at Cesarean Delivery to Reduce Postoperative Length of Stay

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cesarean Delivery

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines


Preventing stillbirth: What’s the latest evidence?

25 Aug, 2021 | 08:38h | UTC

Preventing stillbirth: What’s the latest evidence? – Evidently Cochrane

Special collection: Stillbirth prevention and respectful bereavement care – Cochrane Library

 

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The assessment of blood pressure in pregnant women: pitfalls and novel approaches.

22 Aug, 2021 | 22:12h | UTC

The assessment of blood pressure in pregnant women: pitfalls and novel approaches – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Prescription medications for use in pregnancy – perspective from the US Food and Drug Administration.

20 Aug, 2021 | 08:55h | UTC

Prescription medications for use in pregnancy–perspective from the US Food and Drug Administration – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


NICE Guideline: Antenatal care.

19 Aug, 2021 | 08:53h | UTC

Antenatal care – National Institutes for Health and Care Excellence

 


U.S. Study: Nearly half of surveyed female surgeons experienced major pregnancy complications.

18 Aug, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

News release: Nearly half of surveyed female surgeons experienced major pregnancy complications – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Original study: Incidence of Infertility and Pregnancy Complications in US Female Surgeons – JAMA Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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