Articles tagged with 'Pregnancy and Maternity' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Pregnancy and Maternity)

2022
November
29,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
An initiative developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators improves the timeliness of treatment for women with severe pregnancy-related hypertension, one of the leading causes of pregnancy-related death. Under the new treatment protocol, detailed in The J...
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November
09,
2022
| 11:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a study of pregnant women in the United States, Cedars-Sinai investigators found that a specific imbalance of two placental proteins could predict which women were at risk of developing a severe form of preeclampsia, a life-threatening blood press...
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October
31,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed a method that may predict if a woman will deliver vaginally or via a cesarean section. The findings are detailed in a study published in the American Journal of Perinatology. The method involves a machine-lea...
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August
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Arnold Paul was born at Kaspare Cohn Hospital in 1924, no one knew a family tradition was starting.The newborn Arnold was a first-generation American, born to Russian Jewish immigrants who had settled in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Ang...
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June
15,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has opened new offices offering urgent care for adults and children, primary care and OB-GYN care in one convenient, new building in the heart of Los Feliz. The modern, 10,000-square-foot space is Cedars-Sinai’s first location serving co...
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May
13,
2022
| 10:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kimberly Gregory, MD, MPH, director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and  vice chair of Women's Healthcare Quality and Performance Improvement in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai, has been awarded the Luella Klein Lifetime Achiev...
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May
12,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Treating pregnant women with opioid use disorder can help minimize opioid-related brain abnormalities in their newborns.Led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai, this is the first study to report evidence validating the benefits of using medication for opio...
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May
04,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurse education is the key to successfully screening women for postpartum depression, which affects some 15% of mothers, according to a new quality improvement (QI) study from Cedars-Sinai.“Training that helped nurses get comfortable with the topic o...
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2021
March
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yvette Camacho of Fontana, California is home with her newborn baby, Emery, and enjoying every moment, well aware that two months ago there was a strong possibility neither would live.An otherwise healthy 30-year-old, Camacho was 26 weeks pregnant wh...
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2020
November
02,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New infection prevention practices implemented during the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in significantly shorter hospital stays for mothers and their babies, according to investigators at Cedars-Sinai, with no changes in the rates of cesarean de...
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July
13,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
While many expecting and new mothers experience emotions of joy and happiness, others suffer from a range of mental health conditions like depression, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. But a new Cedars-Sinai program is dedicated to helping w...
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May
05,
2020
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has adjusted its visitor policy, now allowing one visitor to remain with the new mom throughout her hospital stay.As the nation locked down during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-...
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2019
September
10,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Department of Anesthesiology has been named a Center of Excellence for obstetric anesthesia care by the Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology.Cedars-Sinai is the only medical center in Los Angeles County to earn the d...
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2018
July
12,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly four million women give birth in the U.S. each year, and it is the number one reason for all hospital admissions. But hospital satisfaction surveys generally don't include specific questions about women's experiences with their care in labor a...
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May
03,
2018
| 10:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators are examining the risk factors associated with mental health issues experienced by many women after giving birth."Maternal mental health has long been undervalued," said Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, chair of the Cedars-Sin...
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2017
October
19,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Women Will Be Offered Support and Resources to Address an Underdiagnosed Medical ConditionContact: Laura Coverson | laura.coverson@cshs.orgLos Angeles—Oct. 19, 2017—Every year, more than 6,500 women give birth at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Now, all...
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2014
August
11,
2014
| 02:26 AM America/Los_Angeles
Labor and Delivery Specialists Meet to Discuss New Research, Ideas in Labor and Delivery Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Birthing SummitLos Angeles - Aug. 11, 2014 - Doctors, nurses, midwives and doulas will debate healthy labor and delivery practices – inc...
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January
19,
2014
| 23:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Jan. 20, 2014 – Two Cedars-Sinai physician-researchers have been awarded grants totaling $4 million from the National Institutes of Health to study how the environment - both in the womb and in the hospital where the baby is born - can ...
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2013
July
16,
2013
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Doctors, doulas, nurses and midwives among hundreds attending birthing summit on July 17Los Angeles - July 16, 2013 - Doctors, nurses, midwives and doulas will share their best practices and new research at the Cedars- Sinai second annual Birth Commu...
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April
04,
2013
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - April 4, 2013 – A new iPad® program in the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center at Cedars-Sinai is enabling mothers to bond with their newborns soon after delivery – even when parent and child are hospitalized on different floors.Moms...
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2012
May
23,
2012
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Year-long program offers advanced training, research for future leaders in fieldLos Angeles - May 23, 2012 – Cedars-Sinai has received the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s first approval for an obstetric anesthesiology fellowshi...
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2010
October
12,
2010
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Expert in high risk pregnancy and advocate of collaborative research joins Cedars-SinaiLos Angeles - Oct. 12, 2010 – Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, a nationally renowned expert in maternal-fetal medicine and women’s health, has been named chair of the...
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2006
September
21,
2006
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Sept. 21, 2006 - Ricardo Azziz, M.D., chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has been appointed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Independent Citizen’s Oversight Committee that monitor...
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2005
October
17,
2005
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Why some embryos successfully attach to the endometrium and others do not continues to be a mystery because little is known about the molecular mechanisms involved in the human implantation process. Now, researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center hav...
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