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The Role of Relaxin

Relaxin is a hormone produced by the ovaries and placenta. In males it is produced in the prostate and is present in the semen. Relaxin is thought to have a role in sperm motility, fertilization, implantation, uterine growth, and even facilitating labor. During pregnancy, relaxin is at its highest levels …

C-Sections and The Big Picture

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (with the assistance of some researchers and medical doctors) issued an Obstetric Care Consensus statement: Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery recently. The statement is a bit longer than this blog but definitely worth the read. Ideally, this …

The Big Picture: ACOG & SMFM Release a Statement

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (with the assistance of some researchers and medical doctors) issued an Obstetric Care Consensus statement: Safe Prevention of the Primary Cesarean Delivery this week! The statement is a bit longer than this blog but definitely worth the read. …