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Management of Suboptimally Dated Pregnancies

Committee Opinion Number 688, March 2017

ABSTRACT The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists considers firsttrimester ultrasonography to be the most accurate method to establish or confirm gestational age Pregnancies without an ultrasonographic examination confirming or revising the estimated due date before 22 07 weeks of g...

March 2017

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Approaches to Limit Intervention During Labor and Birth

Committee Opinion Number 687, February 2017

ABSTRACT Obstetriciangynecologists in collaboration with midwives nurses patients and those who support them in labor can help women meet their goals for labor and birth by using techniques that are associated with minimal interventions and high rates of patient satisfaction Many common obstetric ...

February 2017

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Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping After Birth

Committee Opinion Number 684, January 2017

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 543, December 2012)

ABSTRACT Delayed umbilical cord clamping appears to be beneficial for term and preterm infants In term infants delayed umbilical cord clamping increases hemoglobin levels at birth and improves iron stores in the first several months of life which may have a favorable effect on developmental outcom...

January 2017

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Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Committee Opinion Number 678, November 2016

ABSTRACT Current sexuality education programs vary widely in the accuracy of content emphasis and effectiveness Data have shown that not all programs are equally effective for all ages races and ethnicities socioeconomic groups and geographic areas Studies have demonstrated that comprehensive sexu...

November 2016

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