Use of medicines for COVID-19 during pregnancy is higher in patients with more severe disease, according to a study. In addition, a trend towards increased corticosteroids use has been observed and appears to be consistent with changing guidelines.
Symptoms of sexual dysfunction (SD) normally occur during pregnancy, according to a study, noting the need for further research, particularly on validated tools that assess pregnancy-specific SD symptoms.
The use of hysteroscopy for surgical management of incomplete spontaneous abortion in individuals who intend to conceive again neither leads to more subsequent births nor shows a better safety profile compared with vacuum aspiration, according to the results of the HY-PER trial.
One cardiac arrest occurs for every 9,000 delivery hospitalizations, among which about seven in 10 women survive to be discharged from the hospital, according to a study. In addition, survival is lowest during hospitalizations with co-occurring disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
Combining continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy helps keep blood glucose levels low throughout pregnancy and lower the rate of large for gestational age (LGA) delivery, according to a study.