Twin pregnancies in women 35 and older do not carry substantially higher risks of preterm birth, fetal death, or infant death compared with twin pregnancies in younger women.
Dr. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman describes new practice guidelines for the use of antenatal corticosteroids in mothers at risk of late preterm delivery.
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian have found that using corticosteroids in mothers at risk for late preterm delivery reduced the incidence of severe respiratory complications in their babies.
Jason D. Wright and his team assess the risks and benefits of hysterectomy procedures by accounting for morbidity, mortality, quality of life, cost, and age.
In their new study, Guohua Li and Ruth Landau found a decreased rate of anesthesia-related complications in women who had cesarean delivery.
Columbia participated in the study based on serial scans of more than 1,700 pregnancies. The study was published online in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.