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Haywood L. Brown, MD
Dr. Brown is the F. Bayard Carter Professor and Chair, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy
This common condition of pregnancy has potential for costly medical management and significant psychosocial and medical morbidity.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Antepartum fetal surveillance
A commentary on ACOG Practice Bulletin Number 145 by Contemporary OB/GYN editorial board member Haywood L. Brown, MD.
ACOG Guidelines at a Glance: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
An expert commentary on ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 137.
Are there racial disparities in infant mortality and prematurity?
The epidemiology of racial disparity in prematurity and infant mortality is a complex problem, say the authors, and public health programs are part of the solution.
GBS Screening: An update on guidelines and methods
An overview of rapid screening and augmented screening techniques that impact sensitivity and a look at potential opportunities for appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis against neonatal infection.
Closing the folate gap in reproductive-age women
Adequate maternal folate levels are necessary for prevening neural tube defects; however, an insufficent number of woman in the United States avail themselves of folc acid supplementation during their childbearing years, and diet rarely supplies sufficient folate despite the recent fortification of many grains with folic acid.

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