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  1. Aneuploidy pregnancy is a severe major birth defect and causes about 50% spontaneous miscarriages with unknown etiology. To date, only a few epidemiological studies with small sample sizes have investigated th...

    Authors: Ying Chan, Weiming Xu, Yan Feng, Yan Zhang, Suyun Li, Zibiao Geng, Zhijiao Liu, Qingfen Zhao, Jinman Zhang and Baosheng Zhu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:624
  2. It is known that SARS-CoV-2 antibodies from pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy cross the placenta but the duration and the protective effect of these antibodies in infants is scarce.

    Authors: Sara Vigil-Vázquez, Ángela Manzanares, Alicia Hernanz-Lobo, Itziar Carrasco-García, Clara Zamora del Pozo, Alba Pérez-Pérez, Elena María Rincón-López, Begoña Santiago-García, María del Pilar Pintado-Recarte, Roberto Alonso-Fernández, Manuel Sánchez-Luna and María Luisa Navarro-Gómez
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:623
  3. The prevalence of C-sections in India increased from 17.2% in 2016 to 21.5% in 2021. This study examines the variations in C-section prevalence and the factors correlating to these variations in Tamil Nadu (TN...

    Authors: Varshini Neethi Mohan, P Shirisha, Girija Vaidyanathan and V R Muraleedharan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:622

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:693

  4. The Rural Surgical Obstetrical Networks (RSON) project was developed in response to the persistent attrition of rural maternity services across Canada over the past two decades. While other research has demons...

    Authors: Jude Kornelsen, Stephanie Lin, Kim Williams, Tom Skinner and Sean Ebert
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:621
  5. The Enhancing Nutrition and Antenatal Infection Treatment (ENAT) intervention was implemented in Ethiopia to improve newborn birth weight (BW) by strengthening the contents and quality of antenatal care (ANC),...

    Authors: Y Mekonnen, E Wolde, A Bekele, Z Mehari, S Abebe, T Hagos, Y Tadesse, T Taye, G Asire, T Nigatu, S Kumar, S Girma and M Salasibew
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:620
  6. To explore the clinical features of renal damage related to pregnancy and pregnancy after chronic kidney disease (CKD), providing clinical evidence for the relationship between renal damage and pregnancy.

    Authors: Li Fang, Bingbing Shen, Huhai Zhang, Na Yin, Juan Cai, Jun Zhang and Hongwen Zhao
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:619
  7. To evaluate the effect of basal luteinizing hormone (bLH) levels on In Vitro Fertilization/Intra-Cytoplasmic Injections (IVF/ICSI) outcomes in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

    Authors: Zhuo Liu and Ke-Hua Wang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:618
  8. Bipolar disorder (BD) is a mental disorder characterized by mood shifts from severe depression to mania. Pregnant women with BD may experience manic or depressive episodes, so they are usually concerned about ...

    Authors: Malak A. Mohamed, Abdulrahman Elhelbawy, Maria Khalid, Latifa A. AbdAllatif and Hagar E. Lialy
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:617
  9. Low birth weight is a key indicator for child health, especially a concern in low-middle-income countries. However, health and medically-related reforms are being actively implemented in some middle-income cou...

    Authors: Ramendra Nath Kundu, Anushka Ghosh, Birshikha Chhetri, Indranil Saha, Md. Golam Hossain and Premananda Bharati
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:616
  10. The two-child policy implemented in China resulted in a surge of high-risk pregnancies among advanced maternal aged women and presented a window of opportunity to identify a large number of placenta accreta sp...

    Authors: Wenxia Pan, Juan Chen, Yinrui Zou, Kun Yang, Qingfeng Liu, Meiying Sun, Dan Li, Ping Zhang, Shixia Yue, Yuqiang Huang and Zhaoxi Wang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:615
  11. Evidence indicates that Nigeria’s high maternal mortality rate is attributable primarily to events that occur during the intrapartum period. This study determines the effectiveness of multifaceted intervention...

    Authors: Friday Okonofua, Lorretta Favour Ntoimo, Bola Ekezue, Victor Ohenhen, Kingsley Agholor, Wilson Imongan, Rosemary Ogu and Hadiza Galadanci
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:614
  12. The days following childbirth are a critical phase in the lives of mothers and newborns. Postpartum length of stay is a critical indicator of the efficiency of health care delivery. This study aims to explore ...

    Authors: Ghirmay Ghebrekidan Ghebremeskel, Meron Tesfay Kahsay, Mengisteab Embaye Gulbet and Awet Ghebreberhan Mehretab
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:613
  13. To determine whether a reduced dose of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) before human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) trigger during ovarian stimulation can affect in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes.

    Authors: Zhanhui Ou, Jing Du, Nengqing Liu, Jieliang Li and Xiufeng Lin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:612
  14. This study compares the effectiveness of administering sublingual misoprostol combined with oxytocin to that of IV tranexamic acid combined with oxytocin to reduce intra and post-operative blood loss in high-r...

    Authors: Mariam Dawoud, Maha Al-Husseiny, Omneya Helal, Moutaz Elsherbini, Mazen Abdel-Rasheed and Mona Sediek
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:611
  15. Despite the fact that the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030) recognises the special importance of care for women during the postpartum period, thus highlighting the nee...

    Authors: Paola Bully, Isabel Artieta-Pinedo, Carmen Paz-Pascual, Arturo García-Álvarez and Maite Espinosa
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:610
  16. Adherence to physical activity (PA) recommendations during pregnancy is low. A common reason for low adherence is concern of harm to mother and/or baby. The Necessity-Concerns Framework (NCF), is a well-establ...

    Authors: Sinéad Currie, Alison Eadie and Ronan E. O’Carroll
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:609
  17. Urorectal septum malformation sequence (URSMS) is characterized by incomplete partitioning of the genital, rectal, and urinary tracts, resulting in a severe form of anorectal malformation. The partial URSMS, a...

    Authors: Lingna She, Hualan Lin, Shuxian Huang, Lina Liu and Liyan Chen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:606
  18. Latin America has the highest Cesarean Section Rates (CSR) in the world. Robson’s Ten Group Classification System (RTGCS) was developed to enable understanding the CSR in different groups of women, classified ...

    Authors: Claudio Sosa, Bremen de Mucio, Mercedes Colomar, Luis Mainero, Maria L. Costa, Jose P. Guida, Renato T. Souza, Adriana G. Luz, José G. Cecatti, Maria H. Sousa, Carmen M. Cruz, Luz M. Chevez, Rita Lopez, Gema Carrillo, Ulises Rizo, Erika E. Saint Hillaire…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:605
  19. To investigate the effect of Luteinizing hormone (LH) level changes on the outcomes of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) and embryo transfer (ET) in gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist (GnRH-ant)...

    Authors: Jing-Shuang Zhou, Jian-Hong Chen, Fei-Fei Tang, Jian-Ping Ou, Xin Tao and Liu-Hong Cai
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:604
  20. Perinatal maternal depression and anxiety are associated with adverse maternal outcomes, and nutrition may play an important role in their emergence. Previous research shows that certain micro and macronutrien...

    Authors: Bethany Knox, Cédric Galera, Anne-Laure Sutter-Dallay, Barbara Heude, Blandine de Lauzon-Guillain and Judith van der Waerden
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:603
  21. This study assesses the association between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and prescription opioid use during pregnancy.

    Authors: Alexander Testa, Benjamin Jacobs, Lixia Zhang, Dylan B. Jackson, Kyle T. Ganson and Jason M. Nagata
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:602
  22. The negative impact of prenatal alcohol and tobacco exposure (PAE and PTE) on fetal development and birth outcomes are well described, yet pathophysiologic mechanisms are less clear. Our aim was to investigate...

    Authors: Deborah Jonker, Brigitte Melly, Lucy T. Brink, Hein J. Odendaal, Dan J. Stein and Kirsten A. Donald
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:601
  23. Low birth weight (LBW, < 2500 g) infants are at significant risk for death and disability. Improving outcomes for LBW infants requires access to advanced neonatal care, which is a limited resource in low- and ...

    Authors: Jackie K. Patterson, Vanessa R. Thorsten, Barry Eggleston, Tracy Nolen, Adrien Lokangaka, Antoinette Tshefu, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Richard J. Derman, Elwyn Chomba, Waldemar A. Carlo, Manolo Mazariegos, Nancy F. Krebs, Sarah Saleem, Robert L. Goldenberg, Archana Patel, Patricia L. Hibberd…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:600
  24. Retroperitoneal ectopic pregnancy (REP) refers to abnormal implantation of the fertilized egg in the retroperitoneal cavity. REP can be divided into pelvic and abdominal positions. Extremely rare, the incidenc...

    Authors: Diep Ngoc Le, Phuc Nhon Nguyen and Phuong Hai Huynh
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:599
  25. In Belgium most women receive epidural analgesia during labour. Although, it offers satisfactory pain relief during labour, the risk on a series of adverse advents has been reported. The objective of this stud...

    Authors: Luka Van Leugenhaege, Julie Degraeve, Yves Jacquemyn, Eveline Mestdagh and Yvonne J. Kuipers
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:598
  26. Sleep quality is an important indicator of individual quality of life, which not only affects people’s mental health but is also closely related to the occurrence of many diseases. Sleep disorders associated w...

    Authors: Qizhen Wu, Zhaoyan Meng, Qing Liu, Lili Zhang, Baohong Mao, Cheng Wang, Min Zhou, Zhi Zhang, Dehua Yang, Ruirui Jin and Tongying Yi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:597
  27. Psychological birth trauma exhibits a high incidence worldwide, resulting in a wide range of negative impacts on mothers, infants, couples, families and society at large through the maternal-centered ripple ef...

    Authors: Dongmei Ma, Shiwen Sun, Jialu Qian, Man Wang, Huimin Gu, Jingjing Lou and Xiaoyan Yu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:596
  28. To examine the incidence of adverse perinatal outcomes and the risk of adverse perinatal outcomes for Indian-born mothers compared to other mothers living and giving birth in Australia.

    Authors: Kanmani Barthasarathy and Louisa Lam
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:595
  29. Shared decision-making (SDM) in maternity care is challenging when clients have insufficient health literacy (HL) skills. This study gained insight in how professionals apply HL-sensitive SDM in Dutch maternit...

    Authors: Laxsini Murugesu, Olga C. Damman, Danielle R. M. Timmermans, Sanne de Wit, Marianne Nieuwenhuijze, Ellen M. A. Smets and Mirjam P. Fransen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:594
  30. Standard noninvasive prenatal screening(NIPS) is an accurate and reliable method to screen for common chromosome aneuploidies, such as trisomy 21, 18 and 13. Extended NIPS has been used in clinic for not only ...

    Authors: Lin Chen, Li Wang, Yang Zeng, Daishu Yin, Feng Tang, Dan Xie, Hongmei Zhu, Hongqian Liu and Jing Wang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:593
  31. Suriname is a uppermiddle-income country with a relatively high prevalence of preventable pregnancy complications. Access to and usage of high-quality maternity care services are lacking. The implementation of...

    Authors: Nele Martens, Ashna D. Hindori-Mohangoo, Manodj P. Hindori, Astrid Van Damme, Katrien Beeckman, Ria Reis, Mathilde R. Crone and Rianne RMJJ van der Kleij
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:592
  32. HELLP syndrome refers to a group of clinical syndromes characterized by hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet, and the evidence on the association between proteinuria and the severity of HELLP and...

    Authors: Yan Jiao, Yan Liu, Hongyuan Li, Zimeng Song, Shiliang Wang, Jiao Zhang, Jian Li, Jia Liu, Peng Wang and Yanhong Chen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:591
  33. Cryopreservation of embryos plays a major role in the in vitro fertilization (IVF)/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) treatment. However, the storage condition of the cryopreserved embryo can change tempo...

    Authors: Huan Zhang, Danna Ye, Yonggen Wu, Yan Li and Xuefeng Huang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:590
  34. Women in precarious conditions in their countries of origin, especially those who have left the country as refugees, may have been victims of serious mental and physical violence. These potentially traumatic e...

    Authors: Satu Majlander, Tarja I. Kinnunen, Eero Lilja, Mika Gissler, Anu E Castaneda, Lara Lehtoranta and Päivikki Koponen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:589
  35. Stillbirth is a profound emotion-laden event to the mothers and health workers who provide care due to its sudden and unexpected occurrence. Health workers offering support in regions shouldering the highest-b...

    Authors: Eric Ssegujja, Isaac Ddumba and Michelle Andipatin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:588
  36. There is an increasing demand for prenatal diagnostic testing in twin pregnancies, however, anecdotally there is a higher incidence of procedure-related complications after amniocentesis than that in singleton...

    Authors: Xijing Liu, Jiamin Wang, Wanying Luo, Qiyi Wang, Zhushu Liu, He Wang, Shanling Liu and Ting Hu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:587
  37. The impact of pre-pregnancy weight and the rate of gestational weight gain (GWG) together on the risk of early GDM (< 24 weeks gestation; eGDM) has not been studied in the Indian context. We aimed to study the...

    Authors: Swapna Deshpande, Tarja I. Kinnunen, Anuradha Khadilkar, Jyothi Unni, Vandana Khanijo, Namrata Donga and Sangita Kulathinal
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:586
  38. Vaginal births after cesarean or elective repeat cesarean sections (CS) are the options for delivery after one cesarean scar. However, there is a lack of data regarding the preferred next mode of delivery in E...

    Authors: Abebe Chanie Wagaw, Ashenafi Kibret Sendekie, Solomon Gedlu Nigatu and Getasew Sisay Mihretie
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:585
  39. Birth asphyxia is of significant concern because it impacts newborn health from low to severe levels. In Thailand, birth asphyxia remains a leading cause of delayed developmental health in children under 5 yea...

    Authors: Panida Rattanaprom, Ameporn Ratinthorn, Siriorn Sindhu and Chukiat Viwatwongkasem
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:584
  40. Early fetal sex determination is worthy of providing alertness about possible x-linked disorders, as well as predicting sex-related pregnancy complications and outcomes. Satisfying the curiosity of parents is ...

    Authors: Shadi Nouri, Mohammad Hassan Kalantar, Fatemeh Safi and Amir Almasi-Hashiani
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:582
  41. WHO recommends attending minimum four ANC consultations during pregnancy to ensure early detection of complications. The objective of this study was to quantify ANC attendance and factors associated with it.

    Authors: Alli Miikkulainen, Ibrahim Abdirahman Mohamud, Majda Aqazouz, Bishara Abdullahi Suleiman, Omar Sheikh Mohamud, Abdifatah Ahmed Mohamed and Rodolfo Rossi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:581
  42. Sickle cell disease (SCD) in pregnancy is associated with worse maternal and neonatal outcomes. There is limited available data describing the burden and outcomes of critically ill obstetric patients affected ...

    Authors: Milena Mortara, Momoh Sitta Turay, Sonia Boyle, Claudia Caracciolo, Sarjoh Bah, Henry Kargbo, Eva Hanciles, Valerie John-Cole, Ester Scapini, Roberto Benoni, Vishmi Dissanayake, Abi Beane, Rashan Haniffa, Adeniji O. Adetunji, Williamson Taylor and Luigi Pisani
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:580
  43. Childbearing is one of the most emotional and transformative events in a woman’s life. This study aims to explore the impact COVID-19 had on childbirth, postpartum, and the first year since giving birth.

    Authors: Lisette Saleh, Sharon Canclini, Cheryl Mathison, Shanna Combs and Beth Dickerson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:578
  44. The experiences of mothers enrolled in Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program with virtual home visiting (VHV) during the pandemic remain mostly unknown. This study aimed to descri...

    Authors: Abdullah Al-Taiar, Michele A. Kekeh, Stephanie Ewers, Amy L. Prusinski, Kimberly J. Alombro and Nancy Welch
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:577
  45. Postpartum retained products of conception (RPOC) can cause short- and long-term complications. Diagnosis is based on ultrasound examination and treated with hysteroscopy. This study evaluated the size of RPOC...

    Authors: Yael Yagur, Liron Jurman, Omer Weitzner, Nissim Arbib, Ofer Markovitch, Zvi Klein, Yair Daykan and Ron Schonman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:572

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:608

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