Surveys of Interest to MFMs

The Society supports its members and other clinicians in the field by promoting various research activities. The surveys below are not conducted or endorsed by SMFM. However, if you meet the requirements provided by the researchers, you are invited to participate in it. If you do not meet the specifications, you are welcome to "browse" the survey, but  please refrain from completing it. SMFM charges an administrative fee to post and distribute these surveys. To learn more  you can review our survey process guidelines. 

Evaluation of Provider Treatment Recommendations for Childbirth Following Pelvic Ring Injuries

Researchers at Naval Medical Center San Diego in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Maternal-Fetal Medicine have developed a survey to assess knowledge and practice patterns of Obstetricians and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physicians in their management of patients with history of pelvic fractures.

We encourage any and all MFM providers and fellows to participate in this brief survey that takes less than 10 minutes to completed.  All responses will remain confidential.  Please do not submit any PHI. [Posted 2/11/2022]

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Periviable Cervical Cerclage Management Survey

We are interested in learning more about physicians' personal practices for periviable cervical cerclage placement.
You are eligible to participate in this study if you are a Maternal-Fetal Medicine or Neonatology attending or fellow physician who is English-speaking. Participation involves completing a one-time online survey. No identifiable information will be collected about you, and your responses will be anonymous. Participation is voluntary; there are no direct benefits or risks, and you may stop and exit the survey at any time without recording your responses. It should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete the survey. This project is being led by Gina Milone, a first year Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellow at the University of California, Irvine. If you have any questions about this study, please contact 

Please complete the survey below as it pertains to your practice regarding periviable cerclage placement. [Posted 1/12/2022]

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Safety of Antibiotic Medication Use in Pregnancy: A Survey of Physician Perspectives

We are interested in learning about any challenges you face when deciding which antibiotic to prescribe to your pregnant patients, especially in terms of the safety of antibiotics. 

The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. If you choose to leave your email information at the conclusion of the survey, you will be included in a random drawing for one of two $50 Amazon gift cards.

If you have any questions regarding this survey, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Harvard Program on Perinatal and Pediatric Pharmacoepidemiology

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Provider attitudes Regarding Breastfeeding among Mothers Using Marijuana

As more states legalize marijuana for adult recreational and medical use, the incidence of pregnant and breastfeeding mothers using marijuana is increasing. There remains limited data on how maternal marijuana use may affect a fetus or breastfeeding newborn. We are interested in understanding the attitudes of clinicians who work with mothers and infants in hospital settings and their practices surrounding maternal use of marijuana in these settings.

This survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. No identifying data will be gathered. Participating in this survey constitutes permission. All survey results are anonymous and confidential. As an incentive, the first 200 respondents to this survey will receive a $10 Amazon gift card. 

Please click here to access the survey:

This survey is not conducted or endorsed by SMFM but has been reviewed for relevancy of interest to members and visitors to [Posted 11/23/2021]

If you are interested in submitting a member or non-member survey, please check out the our survey process guidelines.

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