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  1. Content type: Research article

    Stillbirth after 28 weeks gestation affects between 1.3–8.8 per 1000 births in high-income countries. The majority of stillbirths in this setting occur in women without established risk factors. Identification...

    Authors: Alexander E. P. Heazell, Jane Warland, Tomasina Stacey, Christin Coomarasamy, Jayne Budd, Edwin A. Mitchell and Louise M. O’Brien

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:369

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Globally, India ranks first in the absolute number of stillbirths. Hence, the level, causes, and risk factors of stillbirths were estimated to facilitate designing of prevention strategy.

    Authors: Ariarathinam Newtonraj, Manmeet Kaur, Madhu Gupta and Rajesh Kumar

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:371

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Infection induced-inflammation and other risk factors for spontaneous preterm birth (PTB) and preterm premature rupture of membranes (pPROM) may cause a redox imbalance, increasing the release of free radicals...

    Authors: Laura Fernandes Martin, Natália Prearo Moço, Moisés Diôgo de Lima, Jossimara Polettini, Hélio Amante Miot, Camila Renata Corrêa, Ramkumar Menon and Márcia Guimarães da Silva

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:376

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  4. Content type: Study protocol

    The increasing rate of intrapartum cesarean sections is subject of attention and concern as it is associated with adverse outcomes. Labor dystocia is one of the most frequent indications for cesarean sections ...

    Authors: Stine Bernitz, Rebecka Dalbye, Pål Øian, Jun Zhang, Torbjørn Moe Eggebø and Ellen Blix

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:370

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Maternal critical illness occurs in 1.2 to 4.7 of every 1000 live births in the United States and approximately 1 in 100 women who become critically ill will die. Patient characteristics and comorbid condition...

    Authors: Kazuyoshi Aoyama, Rohan D’Souza, Eiichi Inada, Stephen E. Lapinsky and Robert A. Fowler

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:372

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal deaths worldwide. This study sought to quantify the potential health impact (morbidity and mortality reductions) that a low-cost uterine balloon tam...

    Authors: Tara Herrick, Mercy Mvundura, Thomas F. Burke and Elizabeth Abu-Haydar

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:374

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Controversy exists regarding ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) and its clinical impact on breastfeeding, including the benefits, or otherwise, of tongue-tie release (frenotomy). As exclusive breastfeeding rates in Ir...

    Authors: Kathryn Muldoon, Louise Gallagher, Denise McGuinness and Valerie Smith

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:373

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Neonatal infections caused by unsafe umbilical cord practices account for the majority of neonatal deaths in Nigeria. We examined the trends in umbilical cord care practices between 2012 and 2015 that coincide...

    Authors: Dele Abegunde, Nosa Orobaton, Katherine Beal, Amos Bassi, Moyosola Bamidele, Toyin Akomolafe, Francis Ohanyido, Olayinka Umar-Farouk and Saba’atu Danladi

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:368

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  9. Content type: Research

    The perinatal period, which we here define as pregnancy and the first year postpartum, is a time in women’s lives that involves significant physiological and psychosocial change and adjustment, including chang...

    Authors: Esmeralda R. Garcia and Ilona S. Yim

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):347

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  10. Content type: Research

    Evidence suggests that gender-integrated interventions, which actively seek to identify and integrate activities that address the role of gender norms and dynamics, improve family planning (FP) and maternal he...

    Authors: Mahua Mandal, Arundati Muralidharan and Sara Pappa

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):342

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  11. Content type: Research

    Despite increased recognition of the important influences of women’s status and empowerment on social and health outcomes for women and their families, there are few investigations that examine the extent to w...

    Authors: Jessica D. Gipson and Dawn M. Upchurch

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):348

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  12. Content type: Research

    Maternal mortality has declined significantly since 1990. While better access to emergency obstetrical care is partially responsible, women’s empowerment might also be a contributing factor. Gender equality co...

    Authors: Chiao-Wen Lan and Paula Tavrow

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):337

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  13. Content type: Research

    Globally, prematurity is the leading cause of death in children under the age of 5. Many efforts have focused on clinical approaches to improve the survival of premature babies. There is a need, however, to ex...

    Authors: Patience A. Afulani, Molly Altman, Joseph Musana and May Sudhinaraset

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):338

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  14. Content type: Research

    Despite the reduction in maternal deaths globally, maternal mortality rates remain unacceptably high, particularly in some regions of the world. In sub-Saharan Africa, maternal mortality rates have even increa...

    Authors: Kyoko Shimamoto and Jessica D. Gipson

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):341

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  15. Content type: Research

    Women’s empowerment is often used to explain changes in reproductive behavior, but no consideration is given to how reproductive events can shape women’s empowerment over time. Fertility may cause changes in w...

    Authors: Goleen Samari

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):362

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  16. Content type: Research

    Some transgender men retain their uterus, get pregnant, and give birth. However, societal attitudes about gender have erected barriers to openly being pregnant and giving birth as a transgender man. Little res...

    Authors: Alexis Hoffkling, Juno Obedin-Maliver and Jae Sevelius

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):332

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  17. Content type: Case Report

    Improving maternal health, reducing global maternal mortality, and working toward universal access to reproductive health care are global priorities for United Nations agencies, national governments, and civil...

    Authors: Jennifer Templeton Dunn, Katherine Lesyna and Anna Zaret

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):367

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  18. Content type: Research

    Recent evidence has found widespread reports of women experiencing abuse, neglect, discrimination, and poor interpersonal care during childbirth around the globe. Empowerment may be a protective mechanism for ...

    Authors: Nadia Diamond-Smith, Emily Treleaven, Nirmala Murthy and May Sudhinaraset

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):335

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  19. Content type: Research

    This paper analyzes the strategies used by activist health professionals in Argentina who justify providing abortion despite legal restrictions on the procedure. These “insider activists” make a case for abort...

    Authors: Julia McReynolds-Pérez

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):350

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  20. Content type: Research

    The links between empowerment and a number of health-related outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa have been documented, but empowerment related to pregnancy is under-investigated. Antenatal care (ANC) is the entry p...

    Authors: Crystal L. Patil, Carrie S. Klima, Sebalda C. Leshabari, Alana D. Steffen, Heather Pauls, Molly McGown and Kathleen F. Norr

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17(Suppl 2):336

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 2

  21. Content type: Research article

    Intrauterine hematomas are a common pregnancy complication. The literature lacks studies about outcomes based on hematoma localization. Thus, we aimed to compare pregnancies complicated by an intraplacental he...

    Authors: Johannes Ott, Philipp Pecnik, Regina Promberger, Sophie Pils, Julia Binder and Kinga M. Chalubinski

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:366

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Recent World Health Organization recommendations recognize the important role Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) can play in supporting the health of women and newborns. This paper provides an analysis of key...

    Authors: Tina Miller and Helen Smith

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:365

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Few studies have investigated physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) in relation to fasting (FG) and 2-h postprandial plasma glucose (2hPG) levels and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM); we invest...

    Authors: Natarajan Padmapriya, Jonathan Y. Bernard, Shen Liang, See Ling Loy, Shirong Cai, Iris Shen Zhe, Kenneth Kwek, Keith M. Godfrey, Peter D. Gluckman, Seang Mei Saw, Yap-Seng Chong, Jerry Kok Yen Chan and Falk Müller-Riemenschneider

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:364

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