Completion of the recommended seven-vaccine series by 19 months of age was compared for preterm infants and term/postterm infants (born at <37 weeks of gestation
and born at 37 to 43 weeks of gestation
Natera announced results of a prospective validation study published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine demonstrating 100% accuracy of its Panorama non-invasive prenatal test in determining zygosity, fetal sex, and chromosomal abnormalities in twins as early as 9 weeks of gestation
. Panorama is the industry's only NIPT validated to determine whether twins are monozygotic - identical - or dizygotic - non-identical/fraternal.
The study suggested that women who continue to carry their babies in the womb after 37 weeks of gestation
period are at higher risk of stillbirths and newborn deaths.
In terms of performance, uterine artery screening at 20 to 24 weeks of gestation
is superior to first trimester screening, and appears to fulfill all the requirements for a worthwhile screening test21.
Utah's Governor Gary Herbert signed his approval on March 25 to a bill that banned abortion in his state after 18 weeks of gestation
. The new law replaces a previous law that banned abortion after 22 weeks of gestation
24 in introducing the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act of 2019, a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation
For each 10-fold difference in total DAP concentration for the >25 weeks of gestation
samples, however, adjusted child nonverbal IQ was 3.9 points lower [95% confidence interval (CI): -7.5, -0.3].
The ACC-AHA criteria apply only to patients who have their blood pressure recorded prior to pregnancy or prior to 20 weeks of gestation
. This study included women at up to 25 weeks of gestation
, which means some already had been developing the condition.
A 36-year-old woman, gravida 4, para 0, was referred to our Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in a tertiary hospital with suspicion of conjoined twins in a monochorionic triplet pregnancy at 13+5 weeks of gestation
. She had three histories of embryo damage during early pregnancy, and this pregnancy was a successful spontaneous pregnancy.
Ultrasound pelvis and Doppler of umbilical artery was done for foetal growth and to rule out intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) Ultrasound showed single alive foetus with breech presentation, Amniotic Fluid Index was normal, placenta was lying posteriorly in upper segment at 36 weeks of gestation
. No placental insufficiency was noted, In view of persistent tachycardia and generally increasing breathlessness even on mild exertion, the cardiologist suggested elective caesarean section to avoid cardiac failure on exertion in normal vaginal delivery.
Their analysis suggests that it is a male, stillborn at 23 to 28 weeks of gestation
, with a rare condition called anencephaly, which causes the brain and skull develop improperly.