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Gynecology and obstetrics are twin subjects that deal with the female reproductive system. While obstetrics deals with pregnancy and its associated procedures and complications, gynaecology involves treating women who are not pregnant.

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Delaying bath for newborn babies increases breastfeeding rates, finds study

Delaying bath for newborn babies increases breastfeeding rates, finds study

Study finds link between lengthy periods of undisturbed maternal sleep and stillbirths

Study finds link between lengthy periods of undisturbed maternal sleep and stillbirths

TGF-beta signaling pathway in uterine cells protects against cancer

TGF-beta signaling pathway in uterine cells protects against cancer

Many low-income women unable to afford menstrual hygiene products, finds study

Many low-income women unable to afford menstrual hygiene products, finds study

First woman pregnant after robot-assisted uterine transplantation

First woman pregnant after robot-assisted uterine transplantation

New molecular engineering method improves precision of biomarker analysis

New molecular engineering method improves precision of biomarker analysis

Researchers design new questionnaire to improve knowledge of impact of menopause on women

Researchers design new questionnaire to improve knowledge of impact of menopause on women

Sexual function in women with vulva pain improved with oral nerve pain medication

Sexual function in women with vulva pain improved with oral nerve pain medication

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Research explores effects of cannabis use on males’ reproductive health

Research explores effects of cannabis use on males’ reproductive health

Early postpartum initiation of opioids associated with persistent use

Early postpartum initiation of opioids associated with persistent use

SLU researchers explore how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immunity in newborns

SLU researchers explore how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immunity in newborns

Brigham researchers develop automated, low-cost tool to predict a woman's ovulation

Brigham researchers develop automated, low-cost tool to predict a woman's ovulation

New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy

New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy

Despite reduction in twin stillbirth rates, there is no change in still birth rates involving single fetus

Despite reduction in twin stillbirth rates, there is no change in still birth rates involving single fetus

Study: Women with history of sexual trauma have clear preferences in obstetric care

Study: Women with history of sexual trauma have clear preferences in obstetric care

Report recommends creation of health monitoring, research program on Gulf War and post-9/11 veterans

Report recommends creation of health monitoring, research program on Gulf War and post-9/11 veterans

Study finds increase in preconception health coverage after Medicaid expansion

Study finds increase in preconception health coverage after Medicaid expansion

One twin’s difficult birth puts a project designed to reduce C-sections to the test

One twin’s difficult birth puts a project designed to reduce C-sections to the test

Scientists identify three genes responsible for recurrent molar pregnancies

Scientists identify three genes responsible for recurrent molar pregnancies