Worldwide study shows COVID vaccines and boosters reduced the risk of severe COVID-related disease in pregnant women by about 76%.
A new study published today in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology shows a mother-to-be's COVID-19 infection can impair her placena's immune
This damage occurs even if the mother has a mild case of COVID-19, OB-GYN researchers found.
A team of specialists serving the families of extremely preterm babies (22 to 25 weeks' gestation) is giving the earliest newborns across the Pacific Northwest a better shot at surviving.
Before 2021, the survival rate of extreme preemies was poor. An initiative at UW Medicine changed that.
An important reason for IUD failure and unwanted pregnancy, the study noted, is unrecognized expulsion of the IUD following insertion.
Lauren Sanford and Josh Setten of Tacoma, Wash., were delighted to learn in March that they were expecting a child.
Data shows that 14% of primary-care visits among women of reproductive age include contraceptive and reproductive counseling.
This population should be considered at a high risk and be included in Phase 1B vaccination schedules, the authors say.
One thing doctors do know: Catching the coronavirus while pregnant is dangerous.