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  1. Case report

    Advanced abdominal pregnancy, with live fetus and severe preeclampsia, case report

    Abdominal pregnancy may account for up to 1.4% of all ectopic pregnancies. The incidence of abdominal pregnancy differs in various literatures and ranges between 1:10,000 pregnancies to 1:30, 000 pregnancies. ...

    Fekade Getachew Hailu, Getnet Tesfaye Yihunie, Ahmed Amdihun Essa and Walelign kindie Tsega

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:243

    Published on: 26 July 2017

  2. Research article

    Incident HIV during pregnancy and early postpartum period: a population-based cohort study in a rural area in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    The evidence on the effect of pregnancy on acquiring HIV is conflicting, with studies reporting both higher and lower HIV acquisition risk during pregnancy when prolonged antiretroviral therapy was accessible....

    Terusha Chetty, Alain Vandormael, Claire Thorne and Anna Coutsoudis

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:248

    Published on: 26 July 2017

  3. Research article

    Adverse events in women and children who have received intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis treatment: a systematic review

    Adverse events from intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) are poorly documented yet essential to inform clinical practice for neonatal group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease prevention. In this systematic review,...

    Farah Seedat, Chris Stinton, Jacoby Patterson, Julia Geppert, Bee Tan, Esther R. Robinson, Noel Denis McCarthy, Olalekan A. Uthman, Karoline Freeman, Samantha Ann Johnson, Hannah Fraser, Colin Stewart Brown, Aileen Clarke and Sian Taylor-Phillips

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:247

    Published on: 26 July 2017

  4. Research article

    Iodine nutritional status of women in their first trimester of pregnancy in Catalonia

    Sufficient iodine intake is needed during pregnancy to ensure proper fetal development. The iodine levels of women in their first trimester of pregnancy in Catalonia are currently unknown. This data would help...

    Maria Teresa Torres, Lidia Francés, Lluis Vila, Josep María Manresa, Gemma Falguera, Gemma Prieto, Roser Casamitjana and Pere Toran

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:249

    Published on: 26 July 2017

  5. Research article

    Longer travel time to district hospital worsens neonatal outcomes: a retrospective cross-sectional study of the effect of delays in receiving emergency cesarean section in Rwanda

    In low-resource settings, access to emergency cesarean section is associated with various delays leading to poor neonatal outcomes. In this study, we described the delays a mother faces when needing emergency ...

    Joseph Niyitegeka, Georges Nshimirimana, Allison Silverstein, Jackline Odhiambo, Yihan Lin, Theoneste Nkurunziza, Robert Riviello, Stephen Rulisa, Paulin Banguti, Hema Magge, Martin Macharia, Regis Habimana and Bethany Hedt-Gauthier

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:242

    Published on: 25 July 2017

  6. Research article

    Magnesium sulfate for 6 vs 24 hours post delivery in patients who received magnesium sulfate for less than 8 hours before birth: a randomized clinical trial

    To compare the benefits of magnesium sulfate for 24 h (h) postpartum versus 6 h postpartum in patients who received magnesium sulfate (Mg) for less than 8 h before birth.

    Paulino Vigil-De Gracia, Ricardo Ramirez, Yarelys Durán and Arelis Quintero

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:241

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  7. Research article

    Approaches to health-care provider education and professional development in perinatal depression: a systematic review

    Perinatal depression is the most common mental illness experienced by pregnant and postpartum women, yet it is often under-detected and under-treated. Some researchers suggest this may be partly influenced by ...

    Laura E. Legere, Katherine Wallace, Angela Bowen, Karen McQueen, Phyllis Montgomery and Marilyn Evans

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:239

    Published on: 24 July 2017

  8. Research article

    Carriage and serotype distribution of Streptococcus agalactiae in third trimester pregnancy in southern Ghana

    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci, GBS) among healthy, pregnant women attending antenatal care at different study sites in the Greater Accra R...

    Hans-Christian Slotved, Nicholas T. K. D. Dayie, Josephine A. N. Banini and Niels Frimodt-Møller

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:238

    Published on: 21 July 2017

  9. Research article

    The prevalence and risk factors of preterm small-for-gestational-age infants: a population-based retrospective cohort study in rural Chinese population

    Preterm birth and small for gestational age (SGA) are strong indicators of neonatal adverse outcomes. With the growing importance of preterm SGA infants, we aim to evaluate the prevalence and risk factors for ...

    Shi Chen, Rong Zhu, Huijuan Zhu, Hongbo Yang, Fengying Gong, Linjie Wang, Yu Jiang, Bill Q. Lian, Chengsheng Yan, Jianqiang Li, Qing Wang, Shi-kun Zhang and Hui Pan

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:237

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  10. Study protocol

    Study protocol for a comparative effectiveness trial of two models of perinatal integrated psychosocial assessment: the PIPA project

    Studies examining psychosocial and depression assessment programs in maternity settings have not adequately considered the context in which psychosocial assessment occurs or how broader components of integrate...

    Nicole Reilly, Emma Black, Georgina M. Chambers, Virginia Schmied, Stephen Matthey, Josephine Farrell, Dawn Kingston, Andrew Bisits and Marie-Paule Austin

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:236

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  11. Research article

    ‘To be able to support her, I must feel calm and safe’: pregnant women’s partners perceptions of professional support during pregnancy

    Professional support does not always meet the needs of expectant fathers or co-mothers. The way in which professional support is offered during pregnancy varies internationally, depending on the country. In or...

    Caroline Bäckström, Stina Thorstensson, Lena B. Mårtensson, Rebecca Grimming, Yrsa Nyblin and Marie Golsäter

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:234

    Published on: 17 July 2017

  12. Research article

    The role of vitamin D in pre-eclampsia: a systematic review

    The etiology of pre-eclampsia (PE) is not yet fully understood, though current literature indicates an upregulation of inflammatory mediators produced by the placenta as a potential causal mechanism. Vitamin D...

    Juhi M. Purswani, Pooja Gala, Pratibha Dwarkanath, Heather M. Larkin, Anura Kurpad and Saurabh Mehta

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:231

    Published on: 15 July 2017

  13. Study protocol

    Low dose aspirin in the prevention of recurrent spontaneous preterm labour – the APRIL study: a multicenter randomized placebo controlled trial

    Preterm birth (birth before 37 weeks of gestation) is a major problem in obstetrics and affects an estimated 15 million pregnancies worldwide annually. A history of previous preterm birth is the strongest risk...

    Laura Visser, Marjon A. de Boer, Christianne J. M. de Groot, Tobias A. J. Nijman, Marieke A. C. Hemels, Kitty W. M. Bloemenkamp, Judith E. Bosmans, Marjolein Kok, Judith O. van Laar, Marieke Sueters, Hubertina Scheepers, Joris van Drongelen, Maureen T. M. Franssen, J. Marko Sikkema, Hans J. J. Duvekot, Mireille N. Bekker…

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:223

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  14. Research article

    Improving health literacy through group antenatal care: a prospective cohort study

    To examine whether exposure to group antenatal care increased women’s health literacy by improving their ability to interpret and utilize health messages compared to women who received standard, individual ant...

    Jody R. Lori, Henrietta Ofosu-Darkwah, Carol J. Boyd, Tanima Banerjee and Richard M. K. Adanu

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:228

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  15. Research article

    Correlates of facility delivery for rural HIV-positive pregnant women enrolled in the MoMent Nigeria prospective cohort study

    Low rates of maternal healthcare service utilization, including facility delivery, may impede progress in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) and in reducing maternal and infant morta...

    Nadia A. Sam-Agudu, Christopher Isah, Chinenye Fan-Osuala, Salome Erekaha, Habib O. Ramadhani, Udochisom Anaba, Olusegun A. Adeyemi, Grace Manji-Obadiah, Daniel Lee, Llewellyn J. Cornelius and Manhattan Charurat

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:227

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  16. Research article

    Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus based on various screening strategies in western Kenya: a prospective comparison of point of care diagnostic methods

    Early diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is crucial to prevent short term delivery risks and long term effects such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in the mother and infant. Diagnosing G...

    Sonak D. Pastakia, Benson Njuguna, Beryl Ajwang’ Onyango, Sierra Washington, Astrid Christoffersen-Deb, Wycliffe K Kosgei and Ponnusamy Saravanan

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:226

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  17. Research article

    Satisfaction with caregivers during labour among low risk women in the Netherlands: the association with planned place of birth and transfer of care during labour

    The caregiver has an important influence on women’s birth experiences. When transfer of care during labour is necessary, care is handed over from one caregiver to the other, and this might influence satisfacti...

    Caroline C. Geerts, Jeroen van Dillen, Trudy Klomp, Antoine L. M. Lagro-Janssen and Ank de Jonge

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:229

    Published on: 14 July 2017

  18. Research article

    Home delivery among antenatal care booked women in their last pregnancy and associated factors: community-based cross sectional study in Debremarkos town, North West Ethiopia, January 2016

    In Ethiopia, nearly half of the mothers who were booked for antenatal care, who supposed to have institutional delivery, gave home delivery nationally. Home delivery accounts majority while few of childbirth w...

    Habtamu Kebebe Kasaye, Zerfu Mulaw Endale, Temesgen Worku Gudayu and Melese Siyoum Desta

    BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:225

    Published on: 14 July 2017

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