SMFM's 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

February 3 - 8, 2020 | Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center | Grapevine, Texas

Postgraduate Courses, Workshops, Scientific Sessions, Oral and Plenary Sessions, and Industry Exhibits

Meeting Location and Accomodations

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76501
817-778-1000



Many thanks to the presenters, attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors for their participation in the 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting.  

We look forward to seeing you again on January 25 – 30, 2021 in Las Vegas for our 41st Annual Meeting.
  Please take a few minutes to complete this important post-meeting survey. For anyone who took qualifying postgraduate courses, completing the survey is the final part of the CME requirements.  Need a certificate of attendance? Once you are logged in to the SMFM website, access both the post-meeting survey and certificate of attendance by clicking here.

The course materials from this year's postgraduate courses are now loaded to our online learning site and available for purchase. You can view the list by clicking here.

Congratulations to the 2020 Abstract Award Winners for presenting some of the best science at the Annual Meeting.  

Thursday, Feb 6th

Oral Plenary Session I
Abstract # 1 - Lower Uterine Segment Ultrasound Measurement for Deciding about TOLAC: a Randomized Clinical Trial
Philippe Deruelle  

Oral Concurrent Session 1
Abstract # 13 - Placental CpG Methylation Varies by Extremely Preterm Birth (PTB) Phenotype 
Tracy Manuck  

Oral Concurrent Session 2
Abstract # 25 - The Impact of Race on Blood Pressure Trajectory in the Postpartum Period
Alisse Hauspurg  

Oral Concurrent Session 3
Abstract # 38 - Quantitative Activity Levels and Gestational Age at Delivery: A Prospective Cohort Study among Nulliparous Women
Whitney A. Booker  

Poster Session I
Abstract # 241 - Air Pollution Contributes to Spontaneous, but not Medically-Indicated, Preterm Birth Risk
Heather H. Burris  

Poster Session II
Abstract # 377 - Effect of a Patient-Centered Decision Tool on Trial of Labor after Cesarean: An RCT 
Anjali J. Kaimal  

Friday, Feb 7th

Oral Plenary Session II (Fellows)
Abstract # 39 - Virtual Reality Reduces Pain in Laboring Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Melissa S. Wong  

Oral Concurrent Session 4
Abstract # 51 - Prolonged Second Stage and Umbilical Arterial Acidemia in Nulliparous Women with Neuraxial Analgesia at Term
Methodius G. Tuuli  

Oral Concurrent Session 5
Abstract # 63 - Is Implementation of a Perinatal Collaborative Care Program Associated with Improvements in Depression Care?
Emily S. Miller  

Oral Concurrent Session 6
Abstract # 76 - A Novel Text-Based App for the Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes in the Postpartum Period
Helen B. Gomez  

Poster Session III
Abstract # 747 - The Comparative Effectiveness of Intravenous Acetaminophen versus Intravenous Morphine for Analgesia of Preterm Contractions
Nana Ama Ankumah  

Poster Session IV
Abstract # 867 - Modern Echoes of Historic Institutionalized Racism: Associations Between Previously “Redlined” Districts and Current Obstetric Outcomes
Stefanie J. Hollenbach  

Saturday, Feb 8th

Oral Concurrent Session 7
Abstract # 79 - Genetic variants at AGTR2 locus increase risk of preterm birth
Robert M. Rossi  

Oral Concurrent Session 8
Abstract # 86 - Maternal Inositol supplementation decreased end organ damage in a pregnant murine model of metabolic syndrome
Monica Longo  

Oral Concurrent Session 9
Abstract # 93 - Tissue Graft Materials for Skin Patch during In-Utero Spina Bifida Repair in a Sheep Model
Ramesha Papanna  

Poster Session V
Abstract # 1202 - Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) and disparities in pain management for scheduled cesarean deliveries
Rochanda D. Mitchell

Future Meeting Dates:
  January 23–30, 2021 (Las Vegas, Nevada); January 31–February 5, 2022 (Orlando, Florida); January 30–February 4, 2023 (Grapevine, Texas); and January 29–February 3, 2024 (Orlando, Florida).


Postgraduate Courses, Workshops, and Symposia Highlight

State of the Science Symposium - Multiomics: not just for research anymore

Tentative Schedule5:30-6:00 pm reception6:00-6:15 Lorraine Dugoff: Implications of the increasing popularity of cell free DNA6:15-6:30 Ron Wapner: The transition from CVS/amnio karyotype to whole exome and whole genome sequencing in prenatal diagnostics6:30-6:45 James Versalovic: ...

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Look Who's Coming

  • Jodi Abbott
  • Joseph Biggio, Jr.
  • Corrie Miller
  • Christopher Robinson
  • Asia van Buuren
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