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Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia during pregnancy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Prenatal Insomnia

Women in CBT group had greater reductions in insomnia severity, were likely to have remission
In pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS

But no significant differences seen in gestational DM risk between metformin users, nonusers
Gestational diabetes mellitus is associated with incident diabetes in offspring throughout childhood and adolescence

Gestational Diabetes Linked to Incident Diabetes in Offspring

Risk for developing pediatric diabetes increased in offspring from birth through age 22 years
From 2009 to 2015

In Pregnancy, Buprenorphine Use Up, Methadone Use Down

And the 4Ps Plus and SURP-P scale are sensitive for identifying illicit drug use in pregnancy
The absence of haptoglobin may be a marker of poor neonatal outcomes among preterm newborns exposed to in utero inflammation

Haptoglobin Expression Tied to Outcomes in Preterm Newborns

Worse outcomes in preemies lacking haptoglobin who were exposed to inflammation in utero
The use of herbal medicinal products during pregnancy and the postnatal period is associated with increased risk of adverse events

Review Links Adverse Events to Use of Herbal Meds in Pregnancy

Increased odds of preterm birth with almond oil; oral raspberry leaf linked to cesarean delivery
There is no clinically meaningful long-term association between pregnancy history and age-related change in cognitive function

Pregnancy History Not Likely Tied to Later Cognitive Function

Authors say childbearing decisions and timing have no long-term impact on cognitive function
Laboratories vary in the extent to which they adhere to recommendations from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics for noninvasive prenatal screening

Adherence to Prenatal Screening Recommendations Varies by Lab

Laboratories vary in the extent to which they meet ACMG position statement recommendations
In women at high risk for late preterm delivery

Late Preterm Steroid Therapy Found to Be Cost-Effective

Compared with no tx, costs lower when high-risk women given betamethasone in late preterm period
Dolutegravir should be considered for antiretroviral therapy in treating HIV in women of childbearing potential in resource-limited settings

Dolutegravir Feasible for HIV Tx in Women of Childbearing Age

Risk for neural tube defects offset by fewer deaths among women, decreased sexual HIV transmission