January 30, 2017
|Updated Practice Advisory on Seafood Consumption During Pregnancy|
ACOG has released a Practice Advisory: Update on Seafood Consumption During Pregnancy in response to the FDA’s and EPA’s revised advice regarding fish consumption. ACOG encourages pregnant women, women who may become pregnant, and breastfeeding mothers to follow the FDA and EPA’s revised advice; to avoid raw and undercooked seafood; and to discuss the revised advice and the potential benefits of seafood consumption with their obstetrician-gynecologists or other obstetric providers. Practice Advisories constitute ACOG clinical guidance.
2016 Highlights –
Knowledge is power…
Please take a moment to learn more about the Zika virus by viewing the video Zika Virus 101.
Published on Feb 11, 2016 by the CDC.
The Zika virus is another wild card dealt to us by nature. It was first discovered in 1947, but only recently grew into one of the newest global health threats, primarily for pregnant women and their unborn children.
Zika Virus – Helpful Informative websites:
Please be sure to check the CDC website for more information and the latest updates regarding the Zika Virus at
Northwestern Medicine has created a very informative page regarding the Zika Virus. For more information, check out http://zika.nm.org/
Important information from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecology about the Zika Virus – Interim Guidance for Care of Obstetric Patients During a Zika Virus Outbreak (CDC issues interim travel guidance related to Zika virus for 14 Countries and Territories in Central and South America and the Caribbean) http://www.acog.org/…/Practice-Advisory-Interim-Guidance-fo…