Two studies published in JAMA have provided data on the effects of umbilical cord interventions on women undergoing caesarean delivery at term and the effects on preterm infants.
Researchers in Sweden set out to compare induction of labour at 41 weeks with expectant management until 42 weeks in low-risk pregnancies.
Monash University and RMIT, in collaboration with Healthtalk Australia, have launched an online resource to address the lack of information and awareness of early menopause.
Researchers at Edith Cowan University have developed a simple, low-cost test for predicting pre-eclampsia.
An Australian pilot study investigating the role of antioxidants in early embryo development has won the 2019 Best Basic Science Award.
Preventative antibiotics, given to all women whose childbirth involves forceps or vacuum extraction, could halve maternal infections including sepsis.
Recurrent pregnancy loss may be caused by damaged sperm DNA in the male partner, according to new research.
Study author calls for increased emotional support for women who've had emergency caesarians to reduce the risk of postnatal depression.
Vic doctors who consciensciously object to abortion and don't recommend their patient to another doctor are breaking the law — and risking patient health.
New Australian research finds that almost one-third of unplanned pregnancies end in abortion.
A new study finds that the number of women in labour requiring epidurals could be halved if treated with remifentanil instead of pethidine.
Contrary to existing perceptions, inducing healthy first-time pregnant mothers at 39 weeks reduces the risk of caesarian and pre-eclampsia.
A randomised trial finds ibuprofen is not a safe alternative to antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infection.
Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.
It is fever, rather than another underlying issue, that is causing defects during pregnancy.