Nearly half of women at risk of preterm birth do not receive cheap drug that could prevent millions of newborn deaths

A major international study of more than 303,000 births in 29 low-income and middle-income countries has found that only half (52%) of women who are eligible to receive a simple, effective, low-cost treatment to prevent death and disability in their newborn babies are getting it. Use of antenatal corticosteroids was highly variable ranging from 16-20% […]

Scary or amazing? The baby bath video that’s awed millions

by Sara McGinnis posted in Mom Stories “Peaceful” and “calm” are two of the last words I would use to describe what it was like giving my children baths when they were newborns. Each of my boys squawked and flapped their tiny arms about like plucked chickens in the kitchen sink while I broke into… […]

WHI: Millions Spent, but Billions Gained (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) — The $ 260 million Women?s Health Initiative was one of the most expensive studies ever funded by the NIH, but its unexpected outcome led to a net return that amounted to billions of dollars, a modeling study found. MedPage Today OB/Gyn