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Number Number 188, January 2018

(Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 172, October 2016)

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Number Number 726, December 2017

(Replaces Committee Opinion Number 555, March 2013)

ABSTRACT: Large-scale catastrophic events and infectious disease outbreaks highlight the need for disaster planning at all community levels. Features unique to the obstetric population (including antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and neonatal care) warrant special consideration in the event of a disaster. Pregnancy increases the risks of untoward outcomes from various infectious diseases. Trauma during pregnancy presents anatomic and physiologic considerations that often can require increased use of resources such as higher rates of cesarean delivery. Recent evidence suggests that floods an...


Number FAQ070, December 2017

What is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)? If you have had a previous cesarean delivery, you have two choices about how to give birth again: 1. You can have a scheduled cesarean delivery. 2. You can give birth vaginally. This is called a VBAC. What is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)? If you have had a previous cesarean delivery, you have two choices about how to give birth again: You can have a scheduled cesarean delivery; You can give birth vaginally. This is called a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC).


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November 2017

Number Number 725, November 2017

ABSTRACT: Vaginal seeding refers to the practice of inoculating a cotton gauze or a cotton swab with vaginal fluids to transfer the vaginal flora to the mouth, nose, or skin of a newborn infant. The intended purpose of vaginal seeding is to transfer maternal vaginal bacteria to the newborn. As the increase in the frequency of asthma, atopic disease, and immune disorders mirrors the increase in the rate of cesarean delivery, the theory of vaginal seeding is to allow for proper colonization of the fetal gut and, therefore, reduce the subsequent risk of asthma, atopic disease, and immune disorde...


Number Number 184, November 2017

(Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 115, August 2010)

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November 2017

Number AB005, November 2017

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Number AP070, November 2017

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Number AP015, November 2017

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SP086 Opciones para explorar sobre el alivio del dolor antes del trabajo de parto El trabajo de parto de una mujer es una experiencia individual. Cómo percibe usted el dolor del trabajo de parto depende de muchos factores, tales como el tamaño y la posición del bebé, la intensidad de las contracciones y cómo enfrenta usted el dolor. El dolor que perciba en el trabajo de parto puede ser diferente al dolor de su amiga en esa misma situación. Su dolor puede incluso ser diferente al dolor que sintió durante un trabajo de parto previo. Medicamentos para aliviar el dolor durante el ...


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October 2017

Number Number 183, October 2017

(Replaces Practice Bulletin Number 76, October 2006)

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