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When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

New review examines factors that may cause women to stop breastfeeding early

New review examines factors that may cause women to stop breastfeeding early

Breastfeeding may protect against chronic post- cesarean pain

Breastfeeding may protect against chronic post- cesarean pain

Training program reduces unnecessary cesareans and improves care for mothers, babies

Training program reduces unnecessary cesareans and improves care for mothers, babies

CRNAs urge new moms to know anesthesia options for labor and delivery

CRNAs urge new moms to know anesthesia options for labor and delivery

Study examines how pregnancy risk factors affect outcomes of home and birthing center deliveries

Study examines how pregnancy risk factors affect outcomes of home and birthing center deliveries

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Higher rate of IV fluids decreases number of c-sections, shortens overall length of labor

Higher rate of IV fluids decreases number of c-sections, shortens overall length of labor

Medicaid payment reform leads to reduction in early elective deliveries, research finds

Medicaid payment reform leads to reduction in early elective deliveries, research finds

Glucose supplementation shortens total length of induced labor, study finds

Glucose supplementation shortens total length of induced labor, study finds

Quality improvement interventions in hospitals linked to reduced Cesarean delivery rate

Quality improvement interventions in hospitals linked to reduced Cesarean delivery rate

Smartphone app reduces length of hospital stay after delivery for C-section patients

Smartphone app reduces length of hospital stay after delivery for C-section patients

Study investigates use of glucose to shorten induced labor in nulliparous woman

Study investigates use of glucose to shorten induced labor in nulliparous woman

Infants born following planned birth more likely to have poor child development

Infants born following planned birth more likely to have poor child development

Weight-loss surgery before conception improves maternal and fetal outcomes in obese women

Weight-loss surgery before conception improves maternal and fetal outcomes in obese women

Cesarean-section leaves women more vulnerable to VTE than vaginal delivery

Cesarean-section leaves women more vulnerable to VTE than vaginal delivery

Transplantation of placenta-derived MSCs can prevent diabetes-related CLI in rats

Transplantation of placenta-derived MSCs can prevent diabetes-related CLI in rats

New study shows some Catholic hospitals actively discourage referrals for reproductive services

New study shows some Catholic hospitals actively discourage referrals for reproductive services

UTMB researchers unlock clues to understand signals that trigger labor and delivery process

UTMB researchers unlock clues to understand signals that trigger labor and delivery process