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Maternal Morbidity Associated With Multiple Repeat Cesarean Deliveries
OBJECTIVE: Although repeat cesarean deliveries often are associated with serious morbidity, they account for only a portion of abdominal deliveries and are overlooked when evaluating morbidity. OurExpand
Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
Preterm delivery before 37 completed weeks gestation remains the major factor influencing infant mortality in developed countries. Women who have had a spontaneous preterm delivery are at much higherExpand
Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery.
BACKGROUND The proportion of women who attempt vaginal delivery after prior cesarean delivery has decreased largely because of concern about safety. The absolute and relative risks associated with aExpand
Birth weight in relation to morbidity and mortality among newborn infants.
BACKGROUND At any given gestational age, infants with low birth weight have relatively high morbidity and mortality. It is not known, however, whether there is a threshold weight below whichExpand
Optimizing Care and Outcome for Late-Preterm (Near-Term) Infants: A Summary of the Workshop Sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
In 2003, 12.3% of births in the United States were preterm (<37 completed weeks of gestation). This represents a 31% increase in the preterm birth rate since 1981. The largest contribution to thisExpand
Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Pregnancy Outcomes
BACKGROUND: Clinical thyroid dysfunction has been associated with pregnancy complications such as hypertension, preterm birth, low birth weight, placental abruption, and fetal death. The relationshipExpand
Onset and persistence of postpartum depression in an inner-city maternal health clinic system.
OBJECTIVE Postpartum depressive disorders lead to maternal disability and disturbed mother-infant relationships, but information regarding the rates of major depressive disorder in minority women isExpand
Development of a Nomogram for Prediction of Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery
OBJECTIVE: To develop a model based on factors available at the first prenatal visit that predicts chance of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) for individual patients whoExpand
Pregnancy Outcomes in Women With Gestational Diabetes Compared With the General Obstetric Population
Objective To compare pregnancy outcome in a homogeneous group of women glucose with that of women without this disorder. Methods This was retrospective study of all women with singletonExpand