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Sexual health and function in pregnancyPhysiologic changes during pregnancy affect the body’s hormonal milieu as well as a woman’s sexual desires, responses, and practices. In this review, we discuss knowledge gaps, the physiology of the female sexual response during pregnancy, types of sexual activity during pregnancy, and existing literature on anatomic and physiologic changes by trimester and postpartum.
Using ultrasound to recognize fetal anomalies: Part 2This article discusses the conditions that are unique to multifetal pregnancies.
Contemporary OB/GYN founder receives lifetime achievement awardContemporary OB/GYN congratulates Founding Editor John T. Queenan, MD, on the lifetime achievement award presented to him at the 9th Philadelphia Prenatal Conference. Held June 8 to 10 in the city for which it was named, the event was jointly sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Philadelphia Prenatal Diagnosis Institute/The Philadelphia pregnancy, Genetics and Ultrasound Center.
Effective management of antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunctionSmall studies suggest effective strategies, but more trials are needed.
‘Add-back’ therapy for teens with endometriosis?Results of a small new trial performed in a pediatric gynecology clinic show that an endometriosis therapy previously studied only in adults may be effective for teens. The findings reflect outcomes for quality of life in adolescents treated with “add-back” therapy with norethindrone acetate (NA) plus conjugated estrogens (CEE) versus NA alone.
Endometriosis symptoms and productivity at work and at homeResults of an online survey show that the type and severity of a woman’s endometriosis symptoms has a significant relationship with her productivity both at work and at home.
Detecting abnormalities, documenting optionsA California woman was 35-years-old when she delivered an infant with severe Down's syndrome and then sued all those involved with the prenatal care and alleged that both physicians were told the parents wanted all available testing because of a family history of birth defects. What's the verdict? Plus more cases.
Is federal medical liability reform possible?Over the past few years, progress has clearly been made with regard to the professional liability crisis.
Inexpensive generic prevents bleeding deaths after childbirthAn inexpensive generic drug has been found to prevent hemorrhaging in women after childbirth.
WHI data shed light on risks of long-term bisphosphonate useAnalysis of data from the Women’s Health Initiative study adds to concerns about potential risks of long-term use of bisphosphonates in elderly women.

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