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  1. Content type: Research article

    Pregnant women can misinform or withhold their reproductive and medical information from providers when they interact with them during care decision-making interactions, although, the information clients revea...

    Authors: Linda L. Yevoo, Irene A. Agyepong, Trudie Gerrits and Han van Dijk

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:274

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    The proportion of hyperglycosylated human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG-h) to total human chorionic gonadotropin (%hCG-h) during the first trimester is a promising biomarker for prediction of early-onset pre-ecl...

    Authors: Katja Murtoniemi, Pia M. Villa, Jaakko Matomäki, Elina Keikkala, Piia Vuorela, Esa Hämäläinen, Eero Kajantie, Anu-Katriina Pesonen, Katri Räikkönen, Pekka Taipale, Ulf-Håkan Stenman and Hannele Laivuori

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:279

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Ethiopia houses the second largest population of female adolescents in Africa. Adolescent childbearing can have detrimental effect to the health and wellbeing of women and their offspring. This study examined ...

    Authors: Yared Mekonnen, Daniel S. Telake and Endeshaw Wolde

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:276

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Few studies have explored the association between a previous caesarean section (CS) and adverse perinatal outcomes in a subsequent pregnancy, especially in women who underwent a non-indicated CS in their first...

    Authors: Hong-Tao Hu, Jing-Jing Xu, Jing Lin, Cheng Li, Yan-Ting Wu, Jian-Zhong Sheng, Xin-Mei Liu and He-Feng Huang

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:273

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  5. Content type: Research article

    While barriers to uptake of antenatal care (ANC) among pregnant women have been explored, much less is known about how integrating prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes within ANC servi...

    Authors: Euphemia L. Sibanda, Sarah Bernays, Ian V. D. Weller, James G. Hakim and Frances M. Cowan

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:271

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  6. Content type: Research article

    There is a paucity of recent prospective data on the incidence of postpartum infections and associated risk factors in sub-Saharan Africa. Retrospective studies estimate that puerperal sepsis causes approximat...

    Authors: Joseph Ngonzi, Lisa M. Bebell, Yarine Fajardo, Adeline A. Boatin, Mark J. Siedner, Ingrid V. Bassett, Yves Jacquemyn, Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden, Jerome Kabakyenga, Blair J. Wylie, David R. Bangsberg and Laura E. Riley

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:270

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Single nucleotide polymorphism of the follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) receptor (FSHR) is an important marker of ovarian function. However, its role in female fecundity remains debatable. The aim of the stud...

    Authors: Birute Zilaitiene, Marius Dirzauskas, Rasa Verkauskiene, Rytas Ostrauskas, Joerg Gromoll and Eberhard Nieschlag

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:272

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Early postnatal period is characterized by dramatic adaptation changes of cardiovascular and respiratory systems in newborns. There is still insufficient data regarding maturation of autonomic regulatory mecha...

    Authors: Marek Kozar, Ingrid Tonhajzerova, Michal Mestanik, Katarina Matasova, Mirko Zibolen, Andrea Calkovska and Kamil Javorka

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:264

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In 2012, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health published its National Strategic Framework for the Elimination of Obstetric Fistula (NSFEOF), 2011–2015. The framework has since lapsed and there is no tangible ev...

    Authors: Oluwakemi C. Amodu, Bukola O. Salami and Magdalena S. Richter

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:269

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Sedentary behavior is associated with adverse health outcomes in the general population. Whether sedentary behavior during pregnancy is associated with newborn outcomes, such as birth size, is not established,...

    Authors: Sylvia E. Badon, Alyson J. Littman, K. C. Gary Chan, Michelle A. Williams and Daniel A. Enquobahrie

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:267

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Maternal and perinatal mortality in Mozambique were declining at a slow pace, despite progress in coverage of institutional childbirth. Implementation of quality emergency obstetric care including vacuum extra...

    Authors: D. Geelhoed, V. de Deus, M. Sitoe, O. Matsinhe, M. I. Lampião Cardoso, C. V. Manjate, P. I. Pinto Matsena and C. Mosse Lazaro

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:266

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy (NVP) is considered to be associated with favorable fetal outcomes, such as a decreased risk for spontaneous abortion. However, the relationship between NVP and preterm bir...

    Authors: Naomi Mitsuda, Masamitsu Eitoku, Keiko Yamasaki, Masahiko Sakaguchi, Kahoko Yasumitsu-Lovell, Nagamasa Maeda, Mikiya Fujieda and Narufumi Suganuma

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:268

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Maternal mortality and morbidity remain unacceptably high in developing countries. Behind every maternal death, many other women suffered from acute and chronic obstetric complications. Women who survive sever...

    Authors: Abebaw Wasie Kasahun and Wako Golicha Wako

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:260

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Hemoglobin (Hb) measurement is a standard test among pregnant women during the first perinatal visit that is used to evaluate physical status and anemia. However, studies focusing on Hb levels and pregnancy ou...

    Authors: Chen Wang, Li Lin, Rina Su, Weiwei Zhu, Yumei Wei, Jie Yan, Hui Feng, Boya Li, Shuang Li and Huixia Yang

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:263

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  15. Content type: Research article

    This study aimed to establish consensus on the expression and distinction of disordered eating in pregnancy to improve awareness across various health professions and inform the development of a pregnancy-spec...

    Authors: Amy Jean Bannatyne, Roger Hughes, Peta Stapleton, Bruce Watt and Kristen MacKenzie-Shalders

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:262

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Investigators have hypothesized that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may modulate the immune response. However, available evidence is conflicting. We performed this study to investigate the effect of prenat...

    Authors: Ellen L. Mozurkewich, Deborah R. Berman, Anjel Vahratian, Chelsea M. Clinton, Vivian C. Romero, Julie L. Chilimigras, Delia Vazquez, Clifford Qualls and Zora Djuric

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:261

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  17. Content type: Debate

    In February 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) released “Strategies toward ending preventable maternal mortality (EPMM)” (EPMM Strategies), a direction-setting report outlining global targets and strate...

    Authors: R. Rima Jolivet, Allisyn C. Moran, Meaghan O’Connor, Doris Chou, Neelam Bhardwaj, Holly Newby, Jennifer Requejo, Marta Schaaf, Lale Say and Ana Langer

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:258

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Maternal iodine deficiency (ID) during pregnancy has been recognized as a major cause of abortion, stillbirth, congenital abnormalities, perinatal mortality and irreversible mental retardation. In Ethiopia lim...

    Authors: Mengistu Fereja, Samson Gebremedhin, Tafere Gebreegziabher, Meron Girma and Barbara J. Stoecker

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:257

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  19. Content type: Debate

    Morbidity associated with iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy is increased in the presence of sickle cell anaemia. Iron supplementation in pregnant sicklers in a bid to resolve iron deficiency anaemia is reco...

    Authors: Desmond Aroke, Diego Nitcheu Tchouakam, Benjamin Momo Kadia and Simeon Pierre Choukem

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:256

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Latina women are at increased risk for antenatal depressive disorders, which are common during pregnancy and are associated with elevated risk for poor maternal health and birth outcomes. Physical activity is ...

    Authors: Kathleen Szegda, Elizabeth R. Bertone-Johnson, Penelope Pekow, Sally Powers, Glenn Markenson, Nancy Dole and Lisa Chasan-Taber

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:252

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  21. Content type: Research article

    In Haiti, the number of women dying in pregnancy, during childbirth and the weeks after giving birth remains unacceptably high. The objective of this research was to explore determinants of maternal mortality ...

    Authors: Tonya MacDonald, Suzanne Jackson, Marie-Carmèle Charles, Marius Periel, Marie-Véna Jean-Baptiste, Alex Salomon and Éveillard Premilus

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:254

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Investigating cases of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) and severe maternal outcome (SMO) and the quality of maternal health care using near-miss approach has become popular over recent years. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Wondimagegnehu Sisay Woldeyes, Dejene Asefa and Geremew Muleta

    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:255

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