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NJPA February 2020 Newsletter

In this newsletter… Update on Prophylactic 17-OHPC (Makena)  Update on fetal echocardiogram indications Meet our perinatologist  Update on Prophylactic 17 OH Progesterone Caproate  Recurrent spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB) is a major public health problem. It is defined as spontaneous delivery prior to 37 weeks of gestation and is associated with significant adverse outcomes. The strongest [...]

NJPA February 2020 Newsletter2020-06-25T13:21:59-04:00

NJPA August 2019 Newsletter

In this newsletter… Elective Induction of Labor in Low-Risk Nulliparous Women at Term: The ARRIVE Trial  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updates Zika virus and pregnancy recommendations Meet our perinatologist  Elective Induction of Labor at Term  Historically, elective induction of labor has been regarded as harmful with a possible increased risk of cesarean [...]

NJPA August 2019 Newsletter2020-06-25T13:21:59-04:00

NJPA June 2018 Newsletter

In this newsletter… Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Genetics Corner Meet our Perinatologist Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Between 800,000-1.4 million people in the United States and more than 240 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Specific to pregnancy, an estimated prevalence of 0.7-0.9% for chronic HBV infection among pregnant women in the [...]

NJPA June 2018 Newsletter2020-06-25T13:21:59-04:00

NJPA March 2018 Newsletter

In this newsletter… Medical management of gestational diabetes Genetics Corner Meet our perinatologist Medical Management of Gestational Diabetes In February of 2018, the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG), released an updated practice bulletin of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). One of the most significant updates in this document pertains to the medical management of [...]

NJPA March 2018 Newsletter2020-06-25T13:21:59-04:00

NJPA October 2017 Newsletter

In this newsletter… Updates on Zika virus  Genetics Corner  Meet our perinatologist Zika Virus Testing Updates  On July 24, 2017, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) yet again revised its guidelines for the caring of pregnant women with possible Zika virus infection. Recommendations that did not change include:  Pregnant women should not travel to areas [...]

NJPA October 2017 Newsletter2020-06-25T13:21:59-04:00

NJPA February 2017 Newsletter

Maternal Obesity and Pregnancy Outcomes    In this newsletter… Maternal Obesity and Pregnancy Outcomes Genetics Corner Meet our Perinatologist Obesity is commonly classified based on body mass index (BMI), defined as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. The World Health Organization organizes BMI ranging into six categories to define underweight (BMI ≤18), [...]

NJPA February 2017 Newsletter2020-06-25T13:21:59-04:00

NJPA Newsletter Aug. 2014

NJPA August 2014 Newsletter In this newsletter… Maternal obesity and adverse obstetric outcomes New Jersey Top Hospitals for High Risk Pregnancy Meet our perinatologist Maternal Obesity and Adverse Obstetric Outcomes In the United States, the prevalence of obesity has increased tremendously over the last few decades. Among pregnant women, obesity is also a growing health [...]

NJPA Newsletter Aug. 20142020-06-25T13:22:05-04:00

NJPA Newsletter Oct. 2013

NJPA October 2013 Newsletter In this newsletter… Protocol for “rescue” course antenatal corticosteroids NJPA’s new website Meet our perinatologist Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy and Fetal Maturation: The “Rescue” Course In 2000, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Office of Medical Applications of Research of the NIH convened a conference on antenatal [...]

NJPA Newsletter Oct. 20132020-06-25T13:22:11-04:00

NJPA Newsletter May 2012

NJPA May 2012 Newsletter In this newsletter… Management of pregnant women aged 40 and over Timing of delivery in patient’s with previous uterine surgery Meet our perinatologist Advanced Maternal Age and the Risk of Antepartum Stillbirth Approximately 14.2% of women who give birth in the United States are 35 years of age or older and [...]

NJPA Newsletter May 20122020-06-25T13:22:11-04:00

NJPA Newsletter Feb. 2012

NJPA February 2012 Newsletter In this newsletter… Management of monochorionic-diamniotic twin gestations Information on MaterniT21 testing Meet our perinatologist About Monochorionic-Diamniotic Twins Monochorionic-diamniotic twin gestations are unique in that they are at risk for certain conditions that are not encountered in dichorionic multiple gestations. For example, twin-twin transfusion syndrome is seen in approximately 15% of [...]

NJPA Newsletter Feb. 20122020-06-25T13:22:11-04:00