• Bookmark and Share

ACOG Reports New Delivery Guidelines for Uncomplicated Pregnancies

Última actualización el Jueves, Abril 04, 2013

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists President James T. Breeden, MD, raises awareness in his March blog about the trend in cesarean sections. "Today, one in three babies in the US are born by cesarean - the delivery of a baby through an incision in the mother's abdomen and uterus," wrote Breeden. "The rate of labor induction is also at an all-time high. Unfortunately, many of these births occur before the pregnancy is considered 'term' at 39 weeks. These upward trends have long been a source of concern in the medical community, especially considering the increased risks to a baby who may not be fully developed at delivery."

Dr. Breeden also wrote about the urgent situations - such as preeclampsia, eclampsia, multiple fetuses, fetal growth restriction, and poorly controlled diabetes - that may make it necessary to deliver the baby before the onset of natural labor.

Read Dr. Breeden's March Blog.

Próximos Eventos

Estaremos hablando aquí



Invítenos a hablar en su evento



La preeclampsia in los medios (en Inglés)


Actualizaciones de Twitter

Preeclampsia The Preeclampsia Registry is the only patient registry to focus solely on hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. http://t.co/Ficv9KTQ3d
Preeclampsia Had a baby in the past 5 months? Did you have preeclampsia? You may qualify for a research study: http://t.co/I4tabZuMy7
Preeclampsia Check out new and upcoming locations for the ongoing PRESERVE-1 study. One may be near you! http://t.co/hRy1WYDmjo

Otros Recursos

Suscríbase a nuestra lista de correos. Respetamos su privacidad.