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Babies are “due” after 40 weeks of gestation, but evidence suggests that infant mortality and complications are lowest for those delivered at 39 weeks, when a fetus is considered full term
From the Mayo Clinic to Harvard, sources don't always get the facts right about preeclampsia. Reached by ProPublica, some are making needed corrections.
This morning, Alydia Health announced that it has secured $10 million in funding to test a medical device to prevent mothers from bleeding to death after childbirth.
Providers in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYP/CUIMC are now offering virtual visits through the NYP OnDemand Virtual Visit program.
Source:Parents MagazineMay 14, 2019
Women are dying during pregnancy and childbirth at alarming rates—some up to a year after delivery, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Source:ForbesMay 12, 2019
A day before Mother’s Day, activists, physicians and lawmakers descended on the nation’s capital to rally against racial inequities in maternal mortality.
Source:New York PostMay 10, 2019
Mother’s Day will be five-times a blessing for New York-area mom Arlette Rivera — whose precious quintuplets came home last month after five weeks in the hospital.
Source:CREOGS over CoffeeMay 8, 2019
Dr. Mary D’Alton spoke to CREOGS Over Coffee about her serendipitous journey into OB/GYN and MFM, and how she’s very confident in the future of the specialty.
- March 13, 2019
A new study shows that a drug given to some pregnant women to prevent severe respiratory ailments in preterm newborns reduces health care costs.
Source:Reuters HealthFebruary 28, 2019
Analysis of data from three high-income countries on births among women who previously had a stillbirth found the length of time between the two pregnancies was not an important factor.
Source:NPRFebruary 18, 2019
Brittney Crystal was just over 25 weeks pregnant when her water broke. It was her second pregnancy — the first had been rough, and the baby came early.
- January 18, 2019
Mary E. D’Alton, MD joined Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to announce the reintroduction of the Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards (MOMS) Act to reduce maternal mortality.
Source:InsiderJanuary 17, 2019
In November 2018, a research letter published in JAMA Pediatrics offered some encouraging news: Between 2002 and 2016, the use of alcohol and cigarettes during pregnancy has declined.