Abortion

Amid Abortion Rights Threat, OB-GYNs More Vocal With Support

Amid Abortion Rights Menace, OB-GYNs Extra Vocal With Assist

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As the Supreme Court mulls whether to uphold Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists filed a brief against the state law, calling it “fundamentally at odds with the provision of safe and essential healthcare.” But the organization’s support for abortion hasn’t always been unequivocal. After the…

Past Spontaneous Abortion Raises Risk for Gestational Diabetes

Previous Spontaneous Abortion Raises Threat for Gestational Diabetes

Pregnant women with a history of spontaneous abortion had a significantly increased risk of gestational diabetes in subsequent pregnancies, based on data from more than 100,000 women. Gestational diabetes is associated not only with adverse perinatal outcomes, but also with an increased risk of long-term cardiovascular and metabolic health issues in mothers and children, wrote…