New grant will ‘re-engineer postnatal care’ to improve maternal and infant outcomes

October 17, 2019

  Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Kristin Tully, PhD, in collaboration with partners at North Carolina State University and The Ohio State University, have received a $2.5 million grant from … Continued

Introducing NewMomHealth.com, postpartum resource designed by moms for new moms

September 24, 2019

The 4th Trimester Project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launches a hub of evidence-based, non-directive postpartum health information. September 23, 2019, Chapel Hill, NC – The 4th Trimester Project at the UNC-Chapel Hill Schools of Medicine and Social Work has launched NewMomHealth, a hub of evidence-based, expert-written, reality-centered postpartum health information. … Continued

Commentary: Guidance about postpartum contraception should center the patient’s goals

September 23, 2019

Providers should center their postpartum patients’ values and preferences when offering guidance and care regarding breastfeeding and hormonal contraception, according to a recent paper from faculty at the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Amy Bryant, MD, MSCR, associate professor in the Division of Family Planning at UNC OB-GYN, is the lead author of the … Continued

‘Ideal provider’ Dr. Bob Strauss Receives 2019 Fuller Award

September 19, 2019

Many congratulations to Robert ‘Bob’ Strauss, MD, Cefalo-Bowes Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and medical director for labor and delivery at N.C. Women’s Hospital, who was honored with this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award. Strauss received the award on Sept. 16 at a meeting of the UNC Health Care Board of Directors. “Dr. Strauss … Continued

Grand Rounds

September 4, 2019

  Debra Erickson-Owens, PhD, CNM, RN, FAAN Associate Professor The University of Rhode Island College of Nursing “Placental Transfusion 2019: Delayed Cord Clamping and Cord Milking in Clinical Practice” Link to biosketch- https://web.uri.edu/nursing/meet/deb-erickson-owens/.  See Midwifery’s flier attached as well. For those attending remotely tomorrow: Join online meeting using Google Chrome or Internet Explorer. Click here to … Continued

Grand Rounds

August 7, 2019

Dr. AnnaMarie Connolly: Annual Residency Program Update

Menard is a lead author of revised national guidelines on risk-appropriate maternal care

July 26, 2019

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society for Maternal–Fetal Medicine (SMFM) jointly released on July 25, 2019, updated guidance to better prepare hospitals to provide risk-appropriate maternal care. The guidelines, drafted in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), appear in the August 2019 issue of Obstetrics & … Continued