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Is Niacin (Vitamin B3) Supplementation a Miracle Cure for Miscarriages and Birth Defects?

Internet news outlets have been running with a press release from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, which claims to have made “one of the greatest discoveries in pregnancy research,” a [...]

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Progesterone Injections to Prevent Recurrent Preterm Birth Neither Effective nor Harmless

Science Daily reports on a study persuasively showing that progesterone injections don’t reduce recurrent preterm birth rates. What’s more, they increase the likelihood of developing gestational [...]

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Progesterone Injections to Prevent Recurrent Preterm Birth Neither Effective nor Harmless

Science Daily reports on a study persuasively showing that progesterone injections don’t reduce recurrent preterm birth rates. What’s more, they increase the likelihood of developing gestational [...]

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Gestational Diabetes Drug Increases Adverse Newborn Outcomes

Reprint of March 31, 2015 CBU blog post WebMD reports on a study finding that glyburide, a treatment endorsed by ACOG, but not approved by the FDA for treating GDM, is associated with serious [...]

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Gestational Diabetes: Does a New Study Tell Us What Investigators Think It Does?

Floating around the internet is news about a large French study of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and the risks it poses. It’s a brilliant analysis because it separates gestational diabetes [...]

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Have Cesareans Driven Evolution Toward Bigger Babies?

“The great tragedy of Science: the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.” Thomas Huxley Reverberating through the internet is an article by a group of scientists theorizing that [...]

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Everything Older Women Want to Know about Pregnancy & Birth

Science & Sensibility interviews Rebecca Dekker about her new “Evidence Based Birth” post on the issues of pregnancy and birth in women aged 35 or more. The interview provides an overview of [...]

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Zero Tolerance for Drinking Alcohol in Pregnancy?

On the grounds that fetal alcohol syndrome is preventable by zero alcohol intake, an alarmist new recommendation from the CDC advises sexually active women not on birth control not to drink [...]

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Do Very High BMI and Gestational Diabetes Increase the Likelihood of Having a Child with Autism?

Henci has a Science & Sensibility post under this title deconstructing a flurry of studies coming to the conclusion that they might.

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S&S Posts Two-Part Series on Zika & Pregnancy

Science & Sensibility has run a two-part series on Zika and pregnancy written by guest blogger, Rebekah Wheeler, CNM. Part 1 provides basic facts about the Zika virus, and Part 2 looks at the [...]

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