Health News, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Pregnancy Possible After UAE

Washington, DC -- A study published in the January issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology indicates that pregnancy is possible for women who undergo uterine artery embolization (UAE) treatment for problem fibroids. Due to abnormal placental development in a few of the pregnancies, however, researchers suggest that post-UAE pregnancies be managed conservatively and that the condition of the placenta be closely monitored during pregnancy.

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Statement of ACOG on The National Children's Study

Washington, DC -- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, representing over 47,000 members who provide health care for women, is very pleased to offer its formal endorsement of The National Children's Study, which will examine the effects of environmental influences on the health and development of more than 100,000 children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21. The study plan and locations were released today by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), marking the beginning of the study's implementation phase.


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