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Should we take another look at antenatal corticosteroids?The risks of administering ACS at late term and term remain unknown, says this MFM specialist.
Maternal death from intracranial hemorrhageA 34-year-old Ohio woman was under the care of her longtime family physician, who had minor privileges to deliver uncomplicated pregnancies at a specific hospital, for her pregnancy. The woman is diagnosed with eclampsia in her third trimester and is immediately given a cesarean. After delivery, she is unresponsive having died from a massive intracranial hemorrhage. The physician is sued for fraudulently representing her abilities in obstetric care. What's the verdict?
Boosting micropreemie outcomesHospital discharge for extremely low-birth-weight (ELBW) infants, defined as those born at 28 weeks or earlier and weighing less than 1000 g at birth, often means significant ongoing health challenges for these babies and their families.
PODCAST: Interpreting the March of Dimes Prematurity ReportEditor-in-Chief Charles J Lockwood, MD, MHCM discusses the recent report from the March of Dimes on the rates of premature deliveries across the United States.
Progress on preemiesOne of the year's brightest spots in children's healthcare was the recent news that the national preterm birth rate fell to 11.4% in 2013.