OB/GYN Career and Resource Center

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OB/GYN Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2017 LocumTenens.com OB/GYN Salary Survey annual reports are now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com OB/GYN salary survey highlight annual average OB/GYN salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report..

Some women are still smoking while pregnant

Source: CNN

The CDC has reported that 7.2 percent of women are still smoking while pregnant. That percentage translates to one out of every fourteen women in the nation smoking while expecting. The results were self-reported so the CDC believes that the results may actually be underreported. Doctors are urged to talk to patients about the negative side effects of smoking while pregnant like low birth weight, prematurity and even infant mortality.

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Low Risk pregnancies may not need as many doctor appointments

Source: NPR

Women with low-risk pregnancies may get the chance to have less doctor office visits during their pregnancy. The Mayo Clinic has started the OB Nest program where women with low-risk pregnancies can use at home equipment to monitor themselves while only attending eight doctor office visits during their pregnancy. Women can talk via video to a nurse or doctor at the practice at any time. Several other obstetrics practices are rolling out similar programs.

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