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Short Cervix

New Research Raises Fresh Concerns About Bed Rest During Pregnancy

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.14.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- New research is raising fresh concern that an age-old treatment for troubled pregnancies – bed rest – doesn't seem to preven...

Progesterone: The Oldest "New" Drug to Nearly Reach the Market

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

There is a certain comfort that comes from prescribing an approved drug for its FDA-indicated purpose. However, the most exciting news in preterm birth prevention resulted from two studies published in 2003 using compounded progesterone. Since then, the involvement of Pharma and the FDA seems only to have undermined patient care.

Cervical Length in Pregnancy: Do You Know How Long Yours Is?

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 03.21.2012 | Parents
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

For years we have known the consequences of a short cervix. Now, we have a medication proven to work. It's time for obstetricians to put the pieces together and make measurement of the cervical length part of our routine.