Birth, Issues in Perinatal Care: “We will be the ones bearing the consequences”: A qualitative study of barriers and facilitators to shared decision-making in hospital-based maternity care

“We will be the ones bearing the consequences”: A qualitative study of barriers and facilitators to shared decision-making in hospital-based maternity care Abstract Background Pregnant women involved in decisions about their…

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JAMA: Maternal Prenatal Depressive Symptoms and Fetal Growth During the Critical Rapid Growth Stage

Maternal Prenatal Depressive Symptoms and Fetal Growth During the Critical Rapid Growth Stage Abstract Importance  Fetal growth in the critical rapid growth stage (CRGS) before delivery, approximately between 30 to 37…

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The Lancet Regional Health: Protecting infants against RSV disease: an impact and cost-effectiveness comparison of long-acting monoclonal antibodies and maternal vaccination

Protecting infants against RSV disease: an impact and cost-effectiveness comparison of long-acting monoclonal antibodies and maternal vaccination Summary Background Two new products for preventing Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in young…

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Birth, Issues in Perinatal Care: Induction of labor and cesarean birth in lower-risk nulliparous women at term: A retrospective cohort study

Induction of labor and cesarean birth in lower-risk nulliparous women at term: A retrospective cohort study Abstract Objective To evaluate whether induction of labor (IOL) is associated with cesarean birth…

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ACOG Green Journal: Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy and Hypothermia Treatment

Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy and Hypothermia Treatment Neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is an important clinical entity because it is associated with death and long-term disability, including cognitive impairment, cerebral palsy, seizures,…

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Pediatrics Review: Advances in the Care of Infants With Prenatal Opioid Exposure and Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

SOURCE: Mascarenhas, M. et al. Advances in the Care of Infants With Prenatal Opioid Exposure and Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome. Pediatrics 2024; e2023062871. 10.1542/peds.2023-062871 A significant number of advances have…

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Let’s talk aspirin: A survey of barriers and facilitators faced by midwives when engaging in conversations about aspirin with women at risk of pre-eclampsia

Let’s talk aspirin: A survey of barriers and facilitators faced by midwives when engaging in conversations about aspirin with women at risk of pre-eclampsia Abstract Objective Adherence to low-dose aspirin is key…

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AHA and AAP: Considerations on the Use of Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation Guidelines for Hospitalized Neonates and Infants

SOURCE: Sawyer et al.; Considerations on the Use of Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation Guidelines for Hospitalized Neonates and Infants: On Behalf of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee…

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Implementing shared decision making in labor and delivery: TeamBirth is a model for person-centered birthing care

Implementing shared decision making in labor and delivery: TeamBirth is a model for person-centered birthing care The TeamBirth practice model infuses shared decision making into labor and delivery culture and…

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