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Risk Factors for Positive Postpartum Depression Screen in Women With Private Health Insurance and Access to Care

Postpartum depression is a common and potentially devastating condition for a new mother.  There are many known risk factors for postpartum depression, but many of ...
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Singleton Pregnancies

Association Between First-Trimester Subchorionic Hematomas and Pregnancy Loss in Singleton Pregnancies

Subchorionic hematomas, or subchorionic hemorrhages, are common ultrasound findings in early pregnancy.   However, their significance is uncertain.  Some believe they increase the risk of many ...
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Inteded Mode of Delivery

The Association Between Intended Mode of Delivery and Maternal Morbidity in Twin Pregnancies

We have published several studies demonstrating that planned vaginal delivery of twins is associated with similar neonatal outcomes as compared to planned  cesarean delivery ( ...
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The Association Between High-Normal Blood Pressure and the Development of Preeclampsia in Twin Pregnancies

Women with twin pregnancies are at increased risk of preeclampsia.  In this study we found that women  with twin pregnancies and blood pressure readings that ...
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Twin Gestations

Weight Gain and Pregnancy Outcomes in Underweight Women with Twin Gestations

We have previously shown the critical importance of adequate pregnancy weight gain for women with twin pregnancies ( and ( However, most data has been ...
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Cerclage Placement

Cervical Length, Cervical Dilation, and Gestational Age at Cerclage Placement and the Risk of Preterm Birth in Women Undergoing Ultrasound or Exam Indicated Shirodkar Cerclage

Certain high-risk women require cerclage placement in pregnancy to lower the risk of a pregnancy loss or preterm birth and we have previously published our ...
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