OB/GYN Clinical Alert – July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022
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This study demonstrated a statistically significant change in the use of supplemental oxygen therapy in women with category II fetal heart rate tracings in the absence of maternal hypoxia pre- and post-intervention, with no significant change in maternal or perinatal outcomes.
Among people discontinuing contraception to try to become pregnant, those who were obese had a longer time to pregnancy compared to those who were underweight or optimal weight.
Almost one-third of women ages 15-44 years hospitalized with influenza were pregnant and almost 5% required intensive care.
Contraception is an important part of healthcare for patients with disabilities, whether physical or intellectual. In 2018, investigators analyzed 2011-2015 survey data from the National Survey of Family Growth to estimate the use of contraception among women by disability status. These data show that individuals with disabilities may be treated differently than those without disabilities in terms of contraceptive care.