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CDC and the independent Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices have provided information to assist pregnant people with their decision to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. At this time, ACIP recommends that certain groups (e.g.,...

source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology encourages the consideration of allergy testing in women who self-report a penicillin allergy. Penicillin allergy can be confirmed through skin testing but there are limited data to inform allergy testing in pregnancy.

source: Obstetrics & Gynecology

Very low birthweight infants are at a high risk for anemia and often need blood transfusions to survive. Some doctors use a higher level and some use a lower level of red blood cells to order a transfusion. A National Institutes...

source: George Mason University College of Health and Human Services

Separating infants and their parents after a Caesarean section is still the routine care worldwide. This study investigated three caregiving models on the wakefulness and physiological parameters of full‐term infants after an elective Caesarean section.

source: Acta Paediatrica

Evidence-based hospital practices supporting breastfeeding have sometimes conflicted with COVID-19 infection prevention and control measures. During summer 2020, hospitals implemented a variety of practices intended to balance...

source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pregnancy associated cancer may lead to adverse obstetric and neonatal outcomes. This study aims to assess the association between PACs and adverse perinatal outcomes [i.e. labor induction, iatrogenic delivery, preterm birth, small...

source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth


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