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Essential Reads: SBIRT for Women with Alcohol and Drug Use During Pregnancy

Critical to the wellbeing of pregnant women and their infants is universal screening for drug and alcohol use. This is an essential first step in identifying women with harmful substance use and connecting them with appropriate services.  Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment or SBIRT has been shown to be a quick and effective… Read More »

Low carb diet in pregnancy

The researchers also found out a few more interesting facts about those mothers cutting carbs: on average, they were older, more likely to be overweight, and more likely to have smoked while pregnant. Simple, right? One fact all can agree on is that pregnant women, or those trying to conceive, should take prenatal vitamins to… Read More »

How to plan diet in pregnancy

Featured video. In general, dairy products are a great source of calcium and protein. Here are all the ways your bowel movements You can’t go wrong with either version. That’s because potatoes are full of rapidly digested starch and have the same effect on blood sugar as sweets. I’m anaemic and vegetarian. For maximum nutrition,… Read More »

Mitigating psychiatric disorder relapse in pregnancy during pandemic

Dr. Lee S. Cohen, Director of the Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, recently shared his insights on mitigating psychiatric relapse during pregnancy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with Ob.Gyn News on August 28th, 2020 In a previous column, I addressed some of the issues that quickly arose in the context of the… Read More »