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  1. Content type: Research article

    Obstetric fistula is a debilitating childbearing injury that results from poorly managed obstructed labour, leading to the development of holes between the vagina and bladder and/or rectum. Effects of this inj...

    Authors: Eniya Lufumpa, Lucy Doos and Antje Lindenmeyer

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:155

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Antenatal depression is associated with harmful consequences for both the mother and child. One intervention that might be effective is participation in regular physical activity although data on this question...

    Authors: Amanda Daley, Muhammad Riaz, Sarah Lewis, Paul Aveyard, Tim Coleman, Isaac Manyonda, Robert West, Beth Lewis, Bess Marcus, Adrian Taylor, Judith Ibison, Andrew Kent and Michael Ussher

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:156

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Research suggests that birth companionship, and in particular, continuous support during labor and delivery, can improve women’s childbirth experience and birth outcomes. Yet, little is known about the extent ...

    Authors: Patience Afulani, Caroline Kusi, Leah Kirumbi and Dilys Walker

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:150

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The World Health Organization (WHO) adopted more stringent diagnostic criteria for GDM in 2013, to improve pregnancy outcomes. However, there is no global consensus on these new diagnostic criteria, because of...

    Authors: Eva A. R. Goedegebure, Sarah H. Koning, Klaas Hoogenberg, Fleurisca J. Korteweg, Helen L. Lutgers, Mattheus J. M. Diekman, Eva Stekkinger, Paul P. van den Berg and Joost J. Zwart

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:152

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the “Safe Childbirth Checklist (SCC) Collaboration” in 2012. The SCC is designed to contribute to quality care by providing reminders of evidence-based practices fo...

    Authors: Pedro J. Saturno-Hernández, María Fernández-Elorriaga, Ismael Martínez-Nicolás and Ofelia Poblano-Verástegui

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:154

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Pregnant women are vulnerable to a wide range of oral health conditions that could be harmful to their own health and future child. Despite the usefulness of regular dental service utilization in prevention an...

    Authors: Hoda Bahramian, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Mohammad Reza Khami and Rocio Beatriz Quinonez

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:153

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  7. Content type: Research article

    We piloted a randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing pregnancy outcomes among women with booking gestational diabetes (GDM) receiving immediate or deferred treatment.

    Authors: David Simmons, Jodie Nema, Chloe Parton, Lisa Vizza, Annette Robertson, Rohit Rajagopal, Jane Ussher and Janette Perz

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:151

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Misoprostol vaginal insert for induction of labor has been recently reported to be superior to dinoprostone vaginal insert in a phase III trial, but has never been compared to vaginal misoprostol in another ga...

    Authors: Daniele Bolla, Saskia Vanessa Weissleder, Anda-Petronela Radan, Maria Luisa Gasparri, Luigi Raio, Martin Müller and Daniel Surbek

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:149

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The first child’s birth is for most mothers a profound experience carrying the potential to change life orientations and values. However, little is known of how becoming a mother influences the existential dim...

    Authors: Christina Prinds, Ole Mogensen, Niels Christian Hvidt and Mette Bliddal

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:157

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is common and contributes to the development of obesity in women and their offspring. Electronic or e-health interventions have the potential to reach large groups of wo...

    Authors: Christine M. Olson, Susan W. Groth, Meredith L. Graham, Jennifer E. Reschke, Myla S. Strawderman and Isabel Diana Fernandez

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:148

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  11. Content type: Research article

    We investigated whether various inflammatory and immune proteins in plasma predict intra-amniotic infection and imminent preterm delivery in women with preterm labor and compared their predictive ability with ...

    Authors: Hyunsoo Park, Kyo Hoon Park, Yu Mi Kim, Song Yi Kook, Se Jeong Jeon and Ha-Na Yoo

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:146

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The ePartogram is a tablet-based application developed to improve care for women in labor by addressing documented challenges in partograph use. The application is designed to provide real-time decision suppor...

    Authors: Lindsay Elizabeth Litwin, Christina Maly, Asma Ramadan Khamis, Cyndi Hiner, Jérémie Zoungrana, Khadija Mohamed, Mary Drake, Michael Machaku, Mustafa Njozi, Salhiya Ali Muhsin, Yusuph K. Kulindwa and Patricia P. Gomez

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:147

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Limited evidences were reported about the risk of pre-pregnancy hair dye use or irregular menstruation with abnormal birth weight during pregnancy, and their joint effects were also unknown. The aim of our stu...

    Authors: Chao Jiang, Qingzhi Hou, Yaling Huang, Juan Ye, Xiaolian Qin, Yu Zhang, Wen Meng, Qiuyan Wang, Yonghua Jiang, Haiying Zhang, Mujun Li, Zengnan Mo and Xiaobo Yang

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:144

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Complications during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period present a significant and complex public health problem in low income countries such as Ethiopia. One strategy endorsed by the World Health ...

    Authors: Faye Forbes, Karen Wynter, Catherine Wade, Berihun M. Zeleke and Jane Fisher

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:145

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Spousal support is important during delivery since it satisfies the women and their spouses. Thus both women and their spouses should be included, where appropriate, in research on labour and birth. This descr...

    Authors: Sermin Timur Taşhan and Yıldız Duru

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:142

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Transient hyperprolactinemia was proven to adversely affect the outcome of IVF. We aimed to identify changes in serum prolactin levels in patients undergoing ICSI, and to evaluate the effect of these changes o...

    Authors: Ahmed Kamel, Ayman A. Halim, Mohamed Shehata, Salwa AlFarra, Yahia El-faissal, Wafaa Ramadan and Ahmed M. Hussein

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:141

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Early treatment with tranexamic acid reduces deaths due to bleeding after post-partum haemorrhage. We report the prevalence of haematological, coagulation and fibrinolytic abnormalities in Nigerian women with ...

    Authors: Ian Roberts, Haleema Shakur, Bukola Fawole, Modupe Kuti, Oladapo Olayemi, Adenike Bello, Olayinka Ogunbode, Taiwo Kotila, Chris O. Aimakhu, Tolulase Olutogun, Beverley J. Hunt and Sumaya Huque

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:143

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  18. Content type: Research article

    To better understand previous associations reported regarding nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) and pelvic girdle pain (PGP), an investigation into timing of symptom onset for NVP and PGP in pregnancy, as...

    Authors: Arthur Chortatos, Per Ole Iversen, Margaretha Haugen, Malin Eberhard-Gran, Elisabeth Krefting Bjelland and Marit B. Veierød

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:137

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Infection with vaginal microorganisms during labour can lead to maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity.

    Authors: Charlotte Bell, Laura Hughes, Trevor Akister, Vin Ramkhelawon, Amie Wilson and David Lissauer

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:139

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The importance of engaging men in maternal and child health programs is well recognised internationally. In Papua New Guinea (PNG), men’s involvement in maternal and child health services remains limited and b...

    Authors: Jessica Davis, Cathy Vaughan, Justine Nankinga, Lisa Davidson, Hellen Kigodi, Eileen Alalo, Liz Comrie-Thomson and Stanley Luchters

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:138

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  21. Content type: Research article

    This study was conducted to compare neonatal complications in scheduled cesarean sections (CS) between 38 and 39 gestational weeks with CS performed after 39 gestational weeks in Iranian low -risk pregnant women.

    Authors: Reihaneh Pirjani, Motahareh Afrakhteh, Mahdi Sepidarkish, Shahin Nariman, Mahboobeh Shirazi, Ashraf Moini and Ladan Hosseini

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:140

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Preterm birth is a major public health problem in developed countries. In this context, we have conducted research into outpatient monitoring of uterine electrical activity in women at risk of preterm delivery...

    Authors: C. Muszynski, T. Happillon, K. Azudin, J.-B. Tylcz, D. Istrate and C. Marque

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:136

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Low birth weight has important short- and long-term health implications. Previously it has been shown that pregnancies affected by hyperemesis gravidarum in the mother are at higher risk of having low birth we...

    Authors: Clive J. Petry, Ken K. Ong, Kathryn Beardsall, Ieuan A. Hughes, Carlo L. Acerini and David B. Dunger

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:133

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Ultrasonography is essential in the prenatal diagnosis and care for the pregnant mothers. However, the measurements obtained often contain a small percentage of unavoidable error that may have serious clinical...

    Authors: Sam Ali, Rosemary Kusaba Byanyima, Sam Ononge, Jerry Ictho, Jean Nyamwiza, Emmanuel Lako Ernesto Loro, John Mukisa, Angella Musewa, Annet Nalutaaya, Ronald Ssenyonga, Ismael Kawooya, Benjamin Temper, Achilles Katamba, Joan Kalyango and Charles Karamagi

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:129

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  25. Content type: Correction

    In our ‘Primary Outcomes’ we made a typographical error [1]; the mean weekly weight gain should read >0.27 kg instead of >0.22 kg. The ‘Primary Outcomes’ should read as follows

    Authors: Karaponi Okesene-Gafa, Minglan Li, Rennae S. Taylor, John M. D. Thompson, Caroline A. Crowther, Christopher J. D. McKinlay and Lesley M. E. McCowan

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:130

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    The original article was published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:373

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