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Special areas designated for breastfeeding/pumping in the Hospital
At UNC Hospitals, we understand the unique needs of mothers and babies. That is why we offer several private places - specifically for our nursing mothers - to comfortably pump and/or breastfeed while at UNC Hospitals.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / Feb. 15
UNC OB-GYN receives four new NIH grants to study HIV and women’s health
The Division of Global Women's Health will lead the group of studies in Malawi and Zambia.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Dec. 21
Novel iPhone Study to Investigate Genetic Risks of Postpartum Depression
Genetics ResearchKit study invites women to provide DNA samples to help researchers analyze genomic signature of postpartum depression.
Located in News / 2016 / March
Study demonstrates positive impact of azithromycin prior to cesarean delivery
Kim Boggess, MD, professor of maternal-fetal medicine, and fellow investigators of the Cesarean Section Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis (C/SOAP) study, have discovered that administering the antibiotic, azithromycin, alongside the standard recommended antibiotic regimen, cefazolin, reduces infection rates by 50 percent for women who have a non-elective cesarean delivery.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Oct. 20
Online calculator estimates the impact of changes in breastfeeding rates on population health
The calculator will provide policy makers and advocates with an approximation of the return on investment for interventions that enable women to breastfeed.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Chescheir selected new Editor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Nancy C. Chescheir, MD, has been selected as the new editor-in-chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the official monthly peer-reviewed medical journal of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College).
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / May 24
Breastfeeding reduces risk of breast cancer in some women
According to a new study, women with a family history of breast cancer were 59 percent less likely to develop breast cancer themselves if they breastfed their children.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - August 14, 2009
Depression affects how women with PMDD respond to stress, pain
These findings give physicians more reason to search for a more specific diagnosis and could possibly lead to more precise treatments, said UNC's Susan Girdler, Ph.D.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - April 1, 2010
UNC OB/GYN December 2011 Highlights & Honors
Read on for news about awards, presentations, research grants, and Twitter updates.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / Jan. 4
Rockin in a cancer-free world
Drs. John Boggess and John Soper are raising awareness of gynecologic cancers with their band N.E.D.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February