maternal complication

Obstructive sleep apnea in pregnancy- what you need to knowSleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy is a risk factor for development of hypertensive disorders and gestational diabetes mellitus.
Three reasons why maternal mortality rates are risingBetween 1990 and 2013, the maternal mortality ratio more than doubled in the United States. Find out what experts say can resolve the issue.
Debriefing after adverse outcomes: An opportunity to improve quality and patient safetyWhen a case has unfortunate outcomes, obstetrical team members feel unsettled. Not only has an unanticipated, undesired outcome occurred for the patient and family, but team members also may question whether they did everything possible.
Tighter prenatal hypertension control doesn’t result in larger babies, later birthsTight control of hypertension in pregnancy does not produce better perinatal outcomes or fewer serious maternal complications than looser control, according to results of an international randomized clinical trial. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the findings are consistent with those from a meta-analysis of 29 previous trials.