The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently released several recommendations for the management of obesity in adolescent girls.
Case In Point
A 6-month-old girl presented to the clinic for her routine health maintenance visit. Her mother had noted a clear to whitish vaginal discharge that had started 2 weeks prior to the visit.
Transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation is an effective treatment for nonneurogenic overactive bladder in pediatric patients.
A program offering long-acting no-cost contraception to U.S. girls and women aged 15 to 19 reduced the teenage pregnancy rate by 79% over 5 years and cut the abortion rate by 77%.