March 9, 2018

If a pregnant patient is cultured at 35 weeks of gestation and found to be positive for group B strep, the mother is treated in active labor or with rupture of the fetal membranes with IV antibiotics. 

Penicillin G is the drug of choice for treatment of GBS, but for tho...

March 7, 2018

Patients who are either having an indicated pre-term delivery for maternal or fetal indications or those patients who are in preterm labor are candidates for antenatal steroids to mature the fetal lungs. 

In the past, steroids were indicated between 24 and 34 weeks of g...

March 5, 2018

A cervical cerclage is a stitch that is placed in the cervix of a patient who has cervical insufficiency (previously called cervical incompetence) either preventatively at 12 weeks of gestation or emergently when the cervix is found to be short on ultrasound in the mid...

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