By Dr. Wanda Nicholson 

The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) will serve as the research and data coordinating center for a five-year, $20 million project to evaluate the effectiveness of different treatment strategies for women with uterine fibroids.

By Dr. Matthew Zerden, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Family Planning at UNC OB-GYN

Choosing the right contraception after a pregnancy can take time and may require a series of discussions.

By Dr. Jennifer Tang, assistant professor of Global Women's Health in the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

This past week was a productive one for UNC OB/GYN's Division of Global Women's Health team in Malawi. Dr. Lameck Chinula, our fellow Dr.

In our last National Midwifery Week (Oct. 4-10, 2015) blog, UNC Midwife Jenny Cox talks about midwifery as ‘a wonderful way to take care of women’ and debunks myths about childbirth. See here and here for our other blogs with members of the UNC Midwives team on why midwife-led care matters.

In this Q&A, Kathy Higgins, certified nurse midwife and division director of UNC Midwives, explains how midwifery has fit in to -- and positively influenced -- obstetrical care at UNC OB/GYN.

To celebrate National Midwifery Week (Oct.


To celebrate National Midwifery Week (Oct. 4-10, 2015), we'll be posting blogs with members of the UNC Midwives team on why midwife-led care matters. See here and here for this week's other blogs on midwifery.

by Neeta Vora, MD

Director of Reproductive Genetics, UNC-Chapel Hill

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has just released a new committee opinion on cell-free DNA screening for fetal aneuploidy, a condition in which a person has an extra or missing chromosome.

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For young women facing a cancer diagnosis, fertility preservation methods are the key to preserving family-building options for their future

(Raleigh, NC-October 9, 2014) In recent years, the month of October has become synonymous

Thomas S. Ivester, MD, MPH, Associate Professor with UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine talks about the recent JAMA-Pediatrics article 'Association of autism with induced or augmented childbirth in North Carolina birth record...' by S. Gregory, et al.

The Fertile Window - A Crash Course!

By Dr. Emily Evans-Hoeker


The fertile window refers to the time during the menstrual cycle when intercourse is most likely to result in pregnancy.