Obstetricians Call for Shortening ‘Discriminatory’ Postpartum Sterilization Waiting Period
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Obstetricians Call for Shortening ‘Discriminatory’ Postpartum Sterilization Waiting Period
2021-11-17 15:53:16
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Members of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s Health Policy and Advocacy Committee are now calling for lawmakers to revise current Medicaid policy dictating patients who desire postpartum sterilization wait 30 days. The pregnancy experts published their contentions to... Read More

Study Shows COVID-19 Vaccines are Safe for Pregnant and Lactating Women
2021-08-25 14:28:18
by Alexa Hornbeck

A recent study from researchers at the University of Washington shows that COVID-19 vaccines are well-tolerated among individuals who are pregnant, lactating, or planning pregnancy. “I think pregnant individuals are hardwired to try to protect their baby, and when there... Read More

Study: Healthy Diet Before and During Pregnancy Linked to Lower Risk of Complications
2021-06-03 12:12:39
by TWN Staff

A healthy diet around the time of conception through the second trimester may reduce the risk of several common pregnancy complications, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health. Expectant women in the study who scored high... Read More

Study Suggests Climate Change Increasing Pregnancy Issues in Minority Communities
2020-06-26 20:07:08
by Jacob Pederson

Climate change is increasing the likelihood of low birth weights, premature births, and stillbirths in minority communities, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study’s authors said while they found detrimental impacts... Read More

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