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Pregnant women are worried, and their concern is warranted. Here is what we know now and what’s being done about this health crisis.
Expanded screening answers questions that were unanswerable in the past, but brings with it new uncertainties.
The problems go beyond fetal metabolic programming. Obesity has effects on fetal neurodevelopment.
Interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) is now recognized as a common etiology in women with chronic pelvic pain.
In 2014, 1.3 million women in the United States delivered via cesarean, placing the rate at 32.2%, down just .7% from the peak in 2009.
Valuable evidence-based information for clinicians on counseling BRCA mutation carriers and on the safety, efficacy, and uptake of the HPV vaccine.
Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic performed the procedure in hopes of "curing" absolute uterine-factor infertility, but announced on March 9 that the organ had had to be removed.

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Dr. Lockwood, Editor-in-Chief, is Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine and Senior Vice President of USF Health, University of South Florida, Tampa.

Yalda Afshar, MD, PhDRESIDENTS

Dr. Afshar is a third-year resident in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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