Women’s Health

Women’s Health


Feature/Patient Information

New Guidance on Contraception While Breast-Feeding Free

Helping women balance the potential for contraceptive-associated concerns against the chances of undesired pregnancy is the challenge.

Choosing a Contraceptive Method when You're Breast-Feeding Free

How to safely prevent or delay pregnancy while breast-feeding your baby.

Guideline Watch

Assessing and Managing Adnexal Masses

New guidance from ACOG clarifies how adnexal masses should be triaged.

Is Calcium Supplementation Associated with Higher Cardiovascular Risk?

A new guideline suggests that dietary and supplemental calcium intakes lower than 2500 mg daily don't affect CV risk.

Another Maternal Safety Bundle: Obstetric Venous Thromboembolism

Evidence-based guidance has been developed by the National Partnership for Maternal Safety.

News In Context

A New Treatment for Sexual Pain Associated with Menopausal Genital Atrophy Free

Intravaginal dehydroepiandrosterone (prasterone) is now FDA-approved.

FDA Releases Guidance on the Essure Permanent Female Sterilization Device Free

Boxed warning and patient decision checklist clarify Essure's risks.

In Practice

Welcome to the Theatre … the Operating Theatre Free

Blogger Megan Tetlow, who works in Sheffield, England, discusses the challenges of working in a U.K. operating theatre versus a U.S. operating room.

Practice Watch

Managing Morning Sickness: Can We Be Systematic?

Authors of a systematic review suggest tiered management for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy based on available evidence.

ACOG Guidance on Clinical Challenges in Contraception Free

New recommendations help troubleshoot use of subdermal and intrauterine contraception.