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Dr Lockwood honored by SMFMContemporary OB/GYN’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr Charles J. Lockwood, was honored by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 37th Annual Pregnancy Meeting in Las Vegas. SMFM President Dr Mary Norton said that Dr. Lockwood was selected “because he really has had a remarkable career.”
Brain volume, microcephaly on US associated with ZikaResearch looks at the science showing associations between microcephaly and Zika virus. Plus: Can cervical pessaries help prevent preterm birth? Also, a study examines whether inadvertent HPV vaccination during pregnancy leads to adverse outcomes for mother and baby.
Patient handout: Prenatal screening using cell-free DNAFrom the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, questions and answers about cfDNA for your patients.
SMFM Consult: The fetus at risk of anemia
SMFM Consult: The fetus at risk of anemiaA review of the causes, surveillance options, and management strategies for the pregnancy at risk of fetal anemia.
What's the latest research from SMFM's annual meeting?Contemporary OB/GYN provides information on the latest research from SMFM's annual Pregnancy Meeting.
SMFM Clinical Guideline: Nonimmune Hydrops Fetalis
SMFM Clinical Guideline: Nonimmune Hydrops FetalisA summary of the evidence-based SMFM guidelines for the evaluation and management of nonimmune hydrops fetalis (NIHF). The guidelines cover the epidemiology, risk factors, work-up, prognosis, and treatment of pregnancies complicated by NIHF.
SMFM consult: Fibroids in pregnancy: Meaning and ManagementQuestions and answers from SMFM about the implications of uterine fibroids during pregnancy
SMFM Consult: Patient counseling following periviable premature rupture of the membranes
SMFM Consult: Patient counseling following periviable premature rupture of the membranesUnderstanding the usual clinical course of periviable PROM helps physicians guide families who are making difficult decisions.
SMFM Consult--Delayed Umbilical Cord ClampingThe latest data on optimal timing of umbilical cord clamping, risks for maternal morbidity, and situations in which risks outweigh potential benefits.
A link between ADHD and acetaminophen?A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics is raising concern about a potential association between use of acetaminophen in pregnancy and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring. But the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is urging caution in interpretation and application of the findings, noting that the results relate to long-term use of acetaminophen, which is not typical in pregnancy, and association does not necessarily equal causation.