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  1. Access to perinatal mental health services in rural and remote areas is scarce, particularly perinatal psychiatry services. Telehealth, together with psychiatry consultation-liaison services are one way to imp...

    Authors: Sara Cibralic, Tracey Fay-Stammbach, Debbie Tucker, Deborah Song and Valsamma Eapen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:74
  2. Prenatal invasive genetic testing is commonly recommended to pregnancies of early-onset FGR or FGR combined with a structural defect. Our study aimed to explore the genetic findings for FGR without structural ...

    Authors: Xiaoqing Wu, Shuqiong He, Ying Li, Danhua Guo, Xuemei Chen, Bin Liang, Meiying Wang, Hailong Huang and Liangpu Xu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:73
  3. India contributes 15% of the total global maternal mortality burden. An increasing proportion of these deaths are due to Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH), Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), and anaemia. ...

    Authors: Sailesh Mohan, Monica Chaudhry, Ona McCarthy, Prashant Jarhyan, Clara Calvert, Devraj Jindal, Rajani Shakya, Emma Radovich, Dimple Kondal, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Kalpana Basany, Ambuj Roy, Nikhil Tandon, Abha Shrestha, Abha Shrestha, Biraj Karmacharya…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:72
  4. Globally, 2.5 million babies die in the first 28 days of life each year with most of these deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries. Early recognition of newborn danger signs is important in prompt...

    Authors: Donya Eghrari, Michelle J. L. Scoullar, Alyce N. Wilson, Elizabeth Peach, Arthur Elijah, Pele Melepia, Hadlee SupSup, Lisa M. Vallely, Peter M. Siba, Elissa C. Kennedy, Joshua P. Vogel, Caroline S. E. Homer, Leanne J. Robinson, Freya J. I. Fowkes, William Pomat, Brendan S. Crabb…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:71
  5. The primary aim was to evaluate the association between gestational diabetes and blood glucose levels and vulvovaginal yeast infections in pregnancy. Secondly, we clarified the possible associations between ma...

    Authors: Leeni Blomberg, Katri Backman, Pirkka V. Kirjavainen, Anne M. Karvonen, Maijakaisa Harju and Leea Keski-Nisula
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:70
  6. Inadequate antenatal care (ANC) in low-income countries has been identified as a risk factor for poor pregnancy outcome. While many countries, including Rwanda, have near universal ANC coverage, a significant ...

    Authors: Theogene Dusingizimana, Thiagarajah Ramilan, Janet L. Weber, Per Ole Iversen, Maurice Mugabowindekwe, Jeannine Ahishakiye and Louise Brough
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:69
  7. Individuals with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) have an elevated lifetime risk of chronic hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and premature cardiovascular disease. Because breastfeeding duration and e...

    Authors: Natalie Dayan, Graeme Smith, Atanas Nedelchev, Haim Abenhaim, Richard Brown, Deborah Da Costa, Suhad Ali, Jesseca Perlman, Tuong-Vi Nguyen, Cindy-Lee Dennis, Wael Abdelmageed and Sonia Semenic
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:68
  8. In utero environments can be highly influential in contributing to the development of offspring obesity. Specifically, vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy is associated with adverse maternal and child health...

    Authors: Paige F. van der Pligt, Stacey J. Ellery, Deborah L. de Guingand, Gavin Abbott, Paul A. Della Gatta and Robin M. Daly
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:67
  9. Pregnancy during adolescence is a major risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes. Further, Motherhood during the adolescent period is identified as a major global health burden. Considering the widely known ...

    Authors: Neha Shri, Mayank Singh, Deepak Dhamnetiya, Krittika Bhattacharyya, Ravi Prakash Jha and Priyanka Patel
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:66
  10. The rates of successful vaginal birth after previous cesarean section (VBAC) have been increasing with minimal complication. Successful vaginal birth after cesarean section improves maternal and fetal outcomes...

    Authors: Birye Dessalegn Mekonnen and Aragaw Awoke Asfaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:65
  11. This retrospective study aimed to explore whether puncturing and aspirating asynchronized large follicles during long GnRH-a protocol COH impacted IVF-ET outcomes.

    Authors: Yixuan Wang, Conghui Pang, Haicui Wu, Chaofeng Wei, Yi Yu, Xin Xin and Fang Lian
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:64
  12. In sub-Saharan Africa, infant anemia, stunting and low birth weight remains major public health problems. It is unclear whether prenatal iron supplementation and/or deworming can reduce the risk of infant stun...

    Authors: Stanislav Seydou Traore, Yacong Bo, Guangning Kou and Quanjun Lyu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:63
  13. Prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) can result in a range of adverse neonatal outcomes, including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to investigate the effectiv...

    Authors: Svetlana Popova, Danijela Dozet, Ekta Pandya, Marcos Sanches, Krista Brower, Lidia Segura and Steven J. Ondersma
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:61
  14. Gestational weight gain (GWG) criteria recommended by the Institute of Medicine may not be appropriate for Asians. Our aims are to investigate the association between GWG and adverse pregnancy outcomes, and to...

    Authors: Yunhui Gong, Yujie Xu, Ke Wan, Yidi Wang, Linan Zeng, Kun Zou, Yue Chen, Dagang Yang, Jingyuan Xiong, Li Zhao, Lingli Zhang, Toshio Shimokawa and Guo Cheng
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:60
  15. Threatened preterm delivery is a serious obstetrical complication and has for decades been prescribed physical activity restrictions (AR). Adherence to the recommended level of physical AR is however unknown. ...

    Authors: Jane M. Bendix, Mette G. Backhausen, Hanne K. Hegaard, Ane Lilleoere Rom, Stig Molsted and Ellen C. L. Lokkegaard
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:59
  16. Approximately 10–15% of 46,XY disorders of sex development (DSDs) have an SRY mutation residing in the high mobility group (HMG) domain. Here, we present a case of 46,XY DSD caused by a novel missense mutation...

    Authors: Chengxiu Xie, Jian Cai, Nan Li, Ping Hua, Zexuan Yang, Xia Yu, Dongmei Tang, Yu Hu and Qingsong Liu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:58
  17. Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are a major global health problem, yet their crucial environmental risk factors are still unclear. We aimed to explore the associations between maternal periconceptional environ...

    Authors: Di Xiao, Weidong Li, Wei-Hong Zhang, Zihao Wen, Weijian Mo, Ciyong Lu, Lan Guo and Li Yang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:57
  18. Breastfeeding has many health, economic and environmental benefits for both the infant and pregnant individual. Due to these benefits, the World Health Organization and Health Canada recommend exclusive breast...

    Authors: Christina Ricci, Victoria Otterman, Terri-Lyn Bennett, Stephanie Metcalfe, Elizabeth Darling, Sonia Semenic and Susie Dzakpasu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:56
  19. Progress in medicine involves the structured analysis and communication of errors. Comparability between the individual disciplines is only possible to a limited extent and obstetrics plays a special role: the...

    Authors: Beate Hüner, Christina Derksen, Martina Schmiedhofer, Sonia Lippke, Sandra Riedmüller, Wolfgang Janni, Frank Reister and Christoph Scholz
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:55
  20. The prevalence and impact of fistulas are more common in developing countries with limited access to emergency obstetric care. As a result, women in these settings often experience adverse psychosocial factors...

    Authors: Raha Maroyi, Madeline K. Moureau, Heidi W. Brown, Rane Ajay, Gloire Byabene and Denis M. Mukwege
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:54
  21. COVID-19 is a global threat that directly impacts people’s mental health and physical well-being. This study explored the efforts and expectations of pregnant women against the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Authors: Arlina Dewi, Triantoro Safaria, Supriyatiningsih Supriyatiningsih and Dyah Tri Kusuma Dewi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:53
  22. Person-Centered Maternity Care (PCMC) is known as one of the most important components of maternal care. Every woman has the ultimate right of respectful health care. Previous research documents that lack of s...

    Authors: Sumbal Hameed, Sheh Mureed, Rizwana Chaudhri, Shahzad Ali Khan and Mohsin Saeed Khan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:52
  23. Uterine torsion is a rare obstetric event that can occur during pregnancy and is difficult to diagnose. Its occurrence may lead to serious adverse pregnancy outcomes.

    Authors: Shuhua Liu, Linlin Zhou, Bing Song, Dehong Liu, Chenmin Zheng, Xiumei Wu, Zhaolian Wei and Xianxia Chen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:51
  24. In developed countries, data on the frequency of antibiotics given to mothers during childbirth are limited beyond the overall effect of all various prophylactic indications. Also, data on the impact of such a...

    Authors: Susanna Gardemeister, Kirsi Skogberg, Terhi Saisto, Anne Salonen, Willem M. de Vos, Katri Korpela and Kaija-Leena Kolho
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:50
  25. To validate both models of Grobman nomogram (The antenatal and the intrapartum model) for predicting successful intended Vaginal Birth After Caesarean delivery (VBAC) in a Jordanian population.

    Authors: Hasan Rawashdeh, Haneen Aljalodi, Rafeef Abu shamleh, Sumyah Alshorman, Heba AboShindi and Shatha Awawdeh
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:49
  26. Considering that childbirth experience has short- and long-term effects on women’s lives, it is necessary to examine their delivery experiences. This study aimed to prepare the short form of a 52-item Iranian ...

    Authors: Zohreh Shahhosseini, Roya Nikbakht, Zahra Motaghi and Monirolsadate Hosseini Tabaghdehi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:48
  27. National guidance (Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle Version 2 (SBLCBv2) Element 5) was published in 2019, with the aim to standardise preterm care in England. We plan to identify how many preterm birth surveill...

    Authors: Naomi Carlisle, Angharad Care, Dilly O. C. Anumba, Sonia Dalkin, Jane Sandall and Andrew H. Shennan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:47
  28. SARS-CoV-2 exposure during pregnancy is related to adverse effects for both the mother and the infant. SARS-CoV-2 vaccination has lowered the risk of symptomatic disease substantially. Recently published studi...

    Authors: Arman Shafiee, Omid Kohandel Gargari, Mohammad Mobin Teymouri Athar, Haniyeh Fathi, Marjan Ghaemi and Sayed-Hamidreza Mozhgani
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:45
  29. Peripartum women are vulnerable to experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV). Interactions with health practitioners during maternity care provide a unique opportunity to detect and respond to women who are...

    Authors: Grace Branjerdporn, Tanya Clonan, Jennifer Boddy, Kerri Gillespie, Rosemary O’Malley and Kathleen Baird
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:44
  30. The antibiotic resistance of genital tract colonizing Streptococcus agalactiae in pregnant women is increasing. We aimed to determine the antibiotic resistance genes of different clonal types of this bacterium in...

    Authors: Mona Zakerifar, Hami Kaboosi, Hamid Reza Goli, Zahra Rahmani and Fatemeh Peyravii Ghadikolaii
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:43
  31. Delayed diagnosis of preeclampsia contributes to maternal morbidity and mortality. Patient-performed home blood pressure monitoring facilitates more frequent monitoring and earlier diagnosis. However, challeng...

    Authors: Namratha Atluri, Titus K. Beyuo, Samuel A. Oppong, Sarah D. Compton, Cheryl A. Moyer and Emma R. Lawrence
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:42
  32. Stressful life events (SLEs) and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have been reported to be associated with perinatal depression (PND) or perinatal anxiety (PNA) alone; however, in most cases, majority of P...

    Authors: Yanyan Hou, Mengqing Shang, Xiayan Yu, Yue Gu, Haiyan Li, Mengjuan Lu, Minmin Jiang, Hualong Zhen, Beibei Zhu and Fangbiao Tao
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:41
  33. Dandy-Walker syndrome (DWS) is a rare congenital malformation of the central nervous system (CNS), characterized by underdevelopment or dysplasia of the cerebellar vermis, expansion of the fourth ventricle and...

    Authors: Yanmei Sun, Tao Wang, Ning Zhang, Pingping Zhang and Yali Li
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:40
  34. Postnatal care (PNC) is an important set of services offered to the mother and her newborn baby immediately after birth for the first six weeks to prevent maternal and neonatal complications and death. This qu...

    Authors: Cephas Sialubanje, Jeanette L. Kaiser, Thandiwe Ngoma, Lawrence Mwananyanda, Rachel M. Fong, Davidson H. Hamer and Nancy A. Scott
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:39
  35. Prenatal information may be obtained through invasive diagnostic procedures and non-invasive screening procedures. Several psychological factors are involved in the decision to undergo a non-invasive prenatal ...

    Authors: Serena Oliveri, Giulia Ongaro, Ilaria Cutica, Giulia Menicucci, Debora Belperio, Francesca Spinella and Gabriella Pravettoni
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:38
  36. Pregnant women and men with pregnant partners experience variations in quality of life (QoL) during pregnancy, a period characterized by physical, psychological, and social changes. Pregnancy is associated wit...

    Authors: Malene Brekke, Amin Amro, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, Kari Glavin, Beate Solberg, Anne-Martha Utne Øygarden, Kristin Marie Sæther and Trude Haugland
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:37
  37. Completing maternity continuum of care from pregnancy to postpartum is a core strategy to reduce the burden of maternal and neonatal mortality dominant in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly Nigeria. Thus, we eva...

    Authors: Oyewole Kazeem Oyedele, Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe, Odunayo Joshua Akinyemi and Ayo Stephen Adebowale
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:36
  38. We aimed in this study to evaluate the impact of maternal interleukin -17A and the activity of the illness on pregnancy outcomes in Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients.

    Authors: Ehab F. Girbash, Shaimaa M. Abdelwahab, Rehab M. Atef, Hala E. Sherif, Hussein M. Abdeldayem, Doaa S. Atta and Ahmed M. Radwan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:35
  39. This exploratory analysis investigates the prevalence and risk factors of neurocognitive toxicity in postpartum women on HIV treatment in response to a concern of an Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT)/Efaviren...

    Authors: Patricia Mandima, Kristin Baltrusaitis, Grace Montepiedra, Lisa Aaron, Jyoti Mathad, Carolyne Onyango-Makumbi, Mandisa Nyati, James Ngocho, Gift Chareka, Ponego Ponatshego, Gaerolwe Masheto, Katie McCarthy, Patrick Jean-Philippe, Amita Gupta and Lynda Stranix-Chibanda
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:34
  40. On the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, high-risk and vulnerable groups in the population were at particular risk of severe disease progression. Pregnant women were one of these groups. The infectious...

    Authors: Radana Kahankova, Katerina Barnova, Rene Jaros, Jan Pavlicek, Vaclav Snasel and Radek Martinek
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:33
  41. Social media offer women a space to discuss birth-related fears and experiences. This is particularly the case during the COVID-19 pandemic when measures to contain the spread of the virus and high rates of in...

    Authors: Céline Miani, Antonia Leiße, Lisa Wandschneider and Stephanie Batram-Zantvoort
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:32
  42. Little research has been conducted on the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on either birth outcomes or the ability of archival medical records to accurately capture these outcomes. Ou...

    Authors: Patrick J. Arena, Camille Dzogang, Adva Gadoth, Dalau Mukadi Nkamba, Nicole A. Hoff, David Kampilu, Michael Beia, Hui-Lee Wong, Steven A. Anderson, Didine Kaba and Anne W. Rimoin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:31
  43. Although repeated cryopreservation is an occasional occurrence, the effect on perinatal outcomes is unclear. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the perinatal outcomes of singletons after embryo r...

    Authors: Xiaoyue Shen, Min Ding, Yuan Yan, Chenyang Huang, Shanshan Wang, Jianjun Zhou and Jun Xing
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:30
  44. Umbilical artery serum-derived exosomes (UEs) serve as messengers for maternal–fetal information exchange and cellular regulation. Intravenous remifentanil could be considered as an effective adjunct to epidur...

    Authors: Liangrong Wang, Juan Li, Xiaodan Yang, Yicheng Xiong, Zilu Wang, Li Li, Xinmiao Li, Hang Zhang, Yong Chen, Lina Lin and Xiangqing Xiong
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:29
  45. We previously described a technique for repair of the myometrial defect at repeat Caesarean section which increases residual myometrial thickness thereby potentially reducing future niche-related complications...

    Authors: Shahul Hameed Mohamed Siraj, Kok Hian Tan and Ann M Wright
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:28
  46. Woman-centred maternity care is respectful and responsive to women’s needs, values, and preferences. Women’s views and expectations regarding the quality of health services during pregnancy and childbirth vary...

    Authors: Salma A. E. Ahmed, Abela Mahimbo and Angela Dawson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:27
  47. Glial heterotopia is a rare congenital developmental malformation that presents as tumor-like lesions of the nerve tissue that grow outside the nervous system, but are not true tumors. At present, most cases a...

    Authors: Xiaoting Ke, Huaijie Cai, Wei Wang and Qingquan Lai
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:25
  48. Late follicular phase progesterone elevation (LFPE) during ovarian stimulation is associated with reduced live birth rates (LBRs) after cleavage-stage embryo transfer. However, due to better synchronization wi...

    Authors: Fei Li, He Cai, Li Tian, Haiyan Bai and Juanzi Shi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:24

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