Tag Archives: pregnant women

“Covid has killed 30 gynecologists who put patients’ lives first”

About 30 gynecologists in the country have lost their lives to Covid-19 while treating pregnant women and attending births during the pandemic, officials of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Pakistan (SOGP) said on Wednesday. . In a press conference at Karachi Press Club (KPC), they said that gynecologists …

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Ectopic pregnancy: when pregnancy is life-threatening | Health

Pregnancy is a phase that promises a new beginning and comes with a mixture of excitement, happiness and a bit of anxiety. For many, this phase could be cut short by a brutal shock in the form of an ectopic pregnancy, a type of pregnancy doomed from the start. An …

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Jamaican-American doctor named chair of New York University’s department of obstetrics and gynecology

Jamaican-American physician Dr. Camille Angela Clare has been named the new Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) and Professor at the College of Health Sciences at the State University of New York ( SUNY). Medicine and the School of Public Health. Currently, Dr. Clare is Associate Professor …

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COVID-19 may cause more preterm births and perinatal deaths in unvaccinated pregnant women

January 14, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Stock reports receiving research grants paid to the Usher Institute by Wellcome Trust, the Scottish Chief Scientific Office, the National Institute for Health Care Research and Tommy’s. Sheik reports that he is a member of the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 Advisory Group, the …

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COVID-19 vaccines reduce risk to pregnant women during pandemic, officials say

By the Parish of Marley | Pennsylvania Capital-Star General practitioner Dr Denise Johnson speaks with Dr Chavone Momon-Nelson of UPMC Pinnacle Obstetrics and Acting Health Secretary Keara Klinepeter at a press conference on Tuesday. Credit: PA Internet News Service Dr. Chavone Momon-Nelson isn’t sure a parent will stop worrying about …

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Government Launches New Advertising Campaign Urging Pregnant Women To “Get Boost Now”

Pregnant women who have not yet received their first, second, third or booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine urged to receive their vaccine as soon as possible as government launches new New Years advertising campaign . The new campaign partners with experts from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists …

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The dark side of birth – obstetric violence is a form of GBV

Many pregnant women in South Africa have experienced some form of obstetric violence – a specific type of violation of women’s rights in medical practice during health care related to childbirth. At 23, * Nthateng discovered that she was pregnant. She gave birth at 2 p.m. and her partner called …

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Rural health Pt. 3: The ripple effect when rural hospitals abandon delivery services

Part 3 of a special report Madelaine Austin is having her first baby and planned to give birth at Stephens County Hospital in northeast Georgia, just five minutes from her home. But in the middle of her pregnancy, she was forced to change OB / GYN and the facility where …

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Igniting the Movement for Women’s Health Rights: Stories of Filipino Pioneer Activists, Health Care and Service Providers

When we seize the source of water, our ranks will complete the circle we used to draw around our tents, making homes, villages, temples, schools, our places of healing. And we will testify for our daughters and sons, telling them true stories of the caravan. -Marjorie Evasco, Caravan of Water …

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Expectant mothers face an uphill battle to find medical care

DULUTH, MN. (KBJR) – A serious public health problem. This is what a new study found pregnant women in small towns could be facing. The study supported by the University of Minnesota surveyed nearly 200 rural hospitals and found that reducing obstetric care was a significant burden for pregnant women. …

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Leading High-Risk Pregnancy Expert Appointed Vice President of Clinical Affairs and Chief Obstetrics at NYU Langone Health

Newswise – New York, NY – December 1, 2021 – Nationally renowned obstetrician Ashley S. Roman, MD, MPH, specializing in the care of women with complications in pregnancy, has been appointed Vice President of Clinical Affairs – Obstetrics of the Obstetrics Department and Head of Gynecology and Obstetrics at NYU …

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Pregnant women with a small pelvis, large babies should not refuse cesarean section, warns gynecologist

Posted November 28, 2021 A professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Solomon Avidime, has advised pregnant women with a small pelvis to stop refusing a cesarean delivery due to cultural and religious beliefs. The gynecologist warned that such a refusal carries many risks, warning that delivering …

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Obituary of Robert Stafford (1943 – 2021) – Columbia, South Carolina

Dr Robert “Bob” Holden Stafford April 11, 1943 – November 13, 2021 Columbia, South Carolina – Dr Robert Holden Stafford, 78, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021 after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis and chronic atrial fibrillation. He was affectionately known as “Dr. Bob”, “Bob”, “Bobby” or “Doci”. …

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Medical survey on anti-vax complaints from gynecologists

As Greece set a new record of 6,808 confirmed coronavirus cases on Thursday, Health Minister Thanos Plevris called for an investigation into reports that some gynecologists are discouraging pregnant women from getting the SARS-CoV vaccine. -2. In a letter, Plevris asked the Pan-Hellenic Medical Association to examine the relevant complaints, …

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Ontario doctors urge pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine

The Ontario Medical Association said it plans to make a concerted effort this week to urge pregnant women to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr. Constance Nasello, chair of the OMA’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Section, said obstetricians and gynecologists will remind women across the province to receive their two doses …

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Yale researchers warn against using Tylenol by pregnant women

A recently drafted consensus statement by a team of 13 researchers, including two from Yale, warns against the use of Tylenol by pregnant women. Brandon wu 01:08 am, October 14, 2021 Contributing journalist A research team including two Yale researchers has warned pregnant women against using acetaminophen, a common pain …

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What to know as CDC issues urgent alert – NBC Chicago

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publishes its strictest guidelines yet urging pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19, what do those who are or plan to be pregnant need to know about the available vaccines? Here are the latest guidelines from health officials, doctors and other experts …

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Ob Hospitalist Group announces partnership with Kohlberg & Company

GREENVILLE, SC, Sept. 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Ob Hospitalist Group (“OBHG” or the “Company”), the largest and only provider of personalized obstetric hospital programs (“OB”) in the country, announced today hui that Kohlberg & Company, LLC (“Kohlberg”), a leading New York-based private equity firm, acquired the company from …

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Sewell applauds passage of Women’s Health Protection Act

Congresswoman Terri Sewell, D-Alabama, released a statement on Friday applauding the passage of HR3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA). The WHPA is democratic legislation that would guarantee pregnant women the right to have an abortion. The bill is designed to override state-level laws restricting the availability of abortion. This …

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COVID-19 infection during pregnancy increases risk of developing preeclampsia, study finds

A recently published study found that women who contract COVID-19 during pregnancy are at a significantly higher risk of developing preeclampsia, the leading cause of maternal and infant death worldwide. In “SARS-COV-2 infection in pregnancy and risk of preeclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis” https://www.ajog.org/article/S0002-9378(21)00947-9/fulltext published in The American Journal …

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State health officials urge pregnant women to get vaccinated

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – State health officials are urging pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after seeing more pregnant women hospitalized with the virus last week. “We had a total of seven pregnant women who died from Covid-19,” said public health official Dr Scott Harris. State data shows three …

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Assistance available for expectant mothers | New

Resources are available for pregnant women in the community who need financial support during their pregnancy and after the baby is born. Pregnant women can apply for some government programs through the purchasing zone health department. Programs include WIC, which provides nutritional support to women, infants and children under 5. …

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Sydney pregnant women struggle to find Pfizer vaccines

“I don’t know if the finite nature of the pregnancy is appreciated: these women will give birth and some may give birth earlier. They need to get the vaccine in a timely manner, ”she said. Loading A North Shore GP clinic that recently informed local obstetricians that it was prioritizing …

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DPNI may not be as effective for twin pregnancies

The study in the journal Molecular cytogenetics found that the combined PPV was only 15.4% among the 13 twin pregnancies with positive NIPT results. “The superior performance of NIPT in single pregnancies is recognized as an almost perfect screening method, giving the medical community and the public hope that the …

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A call to protect sexual and reproductive health information and services during Ebola outbreaks – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nguyen Toan Tran, Désirée Lichtenstein, Benjamin Black, Alice Rosmini & Catrin Schulte-Hillen Abstract The recent Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks in 2021 illustrate how sexual and reproductive health services are too often viewed as non-essential during health emergencies. Bleeding for reasons other than Ebola virus disease, such as pregnancy complications …

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13 early signs of pregnancy

If you’ve ever tried to conceive, you know it can be an exciting and sometimes scary process. After all, you have to wait for a whole cycle to see if all of this hard work has really paid off. If not, you start from scratch, which can make you even …

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Vaccine concerns for pregnant women remain

No clear data available on vaccines in India; Gynecologists’ union wants Pfizer vaccine to be given to expectant mothers As COVID-19 continues to kill more pregnant women and put many more in critical condition in state intensive care units, obstetricians and gynecologists are pushing again for immunizations for pregnant women. …

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VA Northern Indiana Celebrates Women’s Health Clinic

Northern Indiana VA is committed to providing high quality services in a sensitive and safe environment for all female veterans. On May 24, we celebrated the Women’s Health Clinic with a baby shower. Anna Shelton, Office of Congressman Jim Bank; aspiring veteran Kasandra Johnson, manager of the women’s program; and …

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Tigray women need immediate support

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here. New York, May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, where conflict erupted last November, hundreds of thousands of women and adolescent girls are still in need of vital health, protection and support. …

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WUSC Predicts Risk of Premature Birth Using Machine Learning

A local research team said it had successfully predicted the risk of preterm birth (PTB) using machine learning techniques. Ewha Womans University Medical Center (WUSC) said on Monday that its research team, led by Professors Park Sun-wha and Kim Young-ju of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, released their study …

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Stillbirth murder case dismissed

SAN FRANCISCO – A California judge has dismissed a murder case against a woman who gave birth to a stillbirth after using methamphetamine, saying prosecutors failed to provide evidence that she was using drugs knowing that it could kill her baby. Kings County Superior Court Judge Robert Shane Burns delivered …

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Priority to women’s health | Journal review

When our state is the fourth worst in the country for anything, it’s a call for change. Currently, Indiana is the fourth-worst maternal mortality, with 63 pregnancy-related maternal deaths in 2018, according to Indiana’s 2020 Maternal Mortality Report. 86% of these occurred in the first year after childbirth and 37% …

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Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Performs Life-Saving Procedures Amid Pandemic

These complex procedures were performed by teams of doctors from several departments, namely cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology, cardiac anesthesiology and expert nurses and technologists to ensure the best results. Throughout the disruption of normal services since the coronavirus pandemic erupted last year, the Jawaharlal Institute for …

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