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  1. The major steps of the study were to (1) identify women's needs, values and preferences via interviews, (2) select through a process of professional consensus the top evidence-based clinical recommendations requi...

    Authors: Siamak Aghlmand, Feizollah Akbari, Aboulfath Lameei, Kazem Mohammad, Rhonda Small and Mohammad Arab
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008 8:20
  2. Although evidence-based interventions to reach the Millennium Development Goals for Maternal and Neonatal mortality reduction exist, they have not yet been operationalised and scaled up in Sub-Saharan African ...

    Authors: Peter Waiswa, Margaret Kemigisa, Juliet Kiguli, Sarah Naikoba, George W Pariyo and Stefan Peterson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008 8:21
  3. After the launch of Janani Suraksha Yojana, a conditional cash transfer scheme in India, the proportion of women giving birth in institutions has rapidly increased. However, there are important gaps in quality...

    Authors: Kirti Iyengar, Motilal Jain, Sunil Thomas, Kalpana Dashora, William Liu, Paramsukh Saini, Rajesh Dattatreya, Indrani Parker and Sharad Iyengar
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:270
  4. With the formulation of the National Safe Motherhood Policy in 1998, safe motherhood has forever been a priority program in Nepal. Under the safe motherhood program, every woman is provided with essential mate...

    Authors: Bidusha Neupane, Sujan Rijal, Srijana G.C. and Til Bahadur Basnet
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:308
  5. Evidenced-based practice is a key component of quality care. However, studies in the Philippines have identified gaps between evidence and actual maternity practices. This study aims to describe the practice o...

    Authors: Chisato Masuda, Shirley Kristine Ferolin, Ken Masuda, Chris Smith and Mitsuaki Matsui
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:78
  6. Evidence-based obstetric care is widely promoted in developing countries, but the success of implementation is not known. Using selected childbirth care procedures in four hospitals in Shanghai, we compared pr...

    Authors: Xu Qian, Helen Smith, Li Zhou, Ji Liang and Paul Garner
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2001 1:1
  7. International guidelines recommend that tocolytic therapy be restricted to a single 48-h application. However, multiple cycles of tocolytic therapy and maintenance therapy that exceeds 48 h appear to play a ro...

    Authors: Emina Nazifovic, Heinrich Husslein, Ioana Lakovschek, Florian Heinzl, Elisabeth Wenzel-Schwarz, Philipp Klaritsch, Ekrem Kilic, Sarah Hoesel, Rudolf Bind, Magdalena Pabinger, Harald Zeisler and Lorenz Kuessel
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:446
  8. Implementing effective antenatal care models is a key global policy goal. However, the mechanisms of action of these multi-faceted models that would allow widespread implementation are seldom examined and poor...

    Authors: Andrew Symon, Jan Pringle, Helen Cheyne, Soo Downe, Vanora Hundley, Elaine Lee, Fiona Lynn, Alison McFadden, Jenny McNeill, Mary J Renfrew, Mary Ross-Davie, Edwin van Teijlingen, Heather Whitford and Fiona Alderdice
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:168
  9. The management of pregnant women with sickle cell disease (SCD) poses a major challenge for maternal healthcare services owing to the potential for complications associated with morbidity and mortality. Trustw...

    Authors: Yasser S. Amer, Yasser Sabr, Ghada M. ElGohary, Amer M. Altaki, Osamah T. Khojah, Ahmed El-Malky and Musa F. Alzahrani
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:595
  10. Maternal mortality remains a daunting problem in Mozambique and many other low-resource countries. High quality antenatal care (ANC) services can improve maternal and newborn health outcomes and increase the l...

    Authors: Adriano Biza, Ingeborg Jille-Traas, Mercedes Colomar, Maria Belizan, Jennifer Requejo Harris, Beatrice Crahay, Mario Merialdi, My Huong Nguyen, Fernando Althabe, Alicia Aleman, Eduardo Bergel, Alicia Carbonell, Leonardo Chavane, Therese Delvaux, Diederike Geelhoed, Metin Gülmezoglu…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:200
  11. The accurate assessment and appropriate repair of birth related perineal trauma require high levels of skill and competency, with evidence based guideline recommendations available to inform UK midwifery pract...

    Authors: Debra E Bick, Khaled M Ismail, Sue Macdonald, Peter Thomas, Sue Tohill and Christine Kettle
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:57
  12. Senses of Birth (SoB) is a health education intervention ... risks of childbirth, and use of intrapartum evidence-based practices (EBP) which are recommended by ... on pregnant women’s perceived knowledge about n...

    Authors: Luísa M. M. Fernandes, Sônia Lansky, Bernardo J. Oliveira, Amélia A. L. Friche, Christine T. Bozlak and Benjamin A. Shaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:265
  13. Indonesia, the largest archipelago globally with a decentralized health system, faces a stagnant high maternal mortality ratio (MMR). The disparity factors among regions and inequities in access have deterred ...

    Authors: Ratnasari D. Cahyanti, Widyawati Widyawati and Mohammad Hakimi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:730
  14. Mothers and Babies (MB) is a cognitive-behavioral intervention with demonstrated efficacy in reducing depressive symptoms and preventing depressive episodes among perinatal women when delivered in a group form...

    Authors: S. Darius Tandon, Julie A. Leis, Erin A. Ward, Hannah Snyder, Tamar Mendelson, Deborah F. Perry, Mya Carter, Jaime Hamil and Huynh-Nhu Le
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:93
  15. Preterm birth and stillbirth are complex local and global health problems requiring an interdisciplinary approach and an international commitment. Stakeholders developed recommendations for a Global Action Age...

    Authors: Craig E Rubens, Michael G Gravett, Cesar G Victora and Toni M Nunes
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  16. OptiBIRTH investigated the effects of a woman-centred intervention designed to increase VBAC rates through an unblinded cluster randomised trial in 15 maternity units with VBAC rates < 35% in Germany, Ireland and...

    Authors: Mike Clarke, Declan Devane, Mechthild M. Gross, Sandra Morano, Ingela Lundgren, Marlene Sinclair, Koen Putman, Beverley Beech, Katri Vehviläinen-Julkunen, Marianne Nieuwenhuijze, Hugh Wiseman, Valerie Smith, Deirdre Daly, Gerard Savage, John Newell, Andrew Simpkin…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:143
  17. The Japan Academy of Midwifery developed and disseminated the ‘2012 Evidence-based Guidelines for Midwifery Care (Guidelines for Midwives)’ for low-risk births to achieve a more uniform standard of ... labor at J...

    Authors: Kaori Baba, Yaeko Kataoka, Kaori Nakayama, Yukari Yaju, Shigeko Horiuchi and Hiromi Eto
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:37
  18. This study compared government sub-district hospitals in Bangladesh without globally standard midwives, with those with recently introduced midwives, both with and without facility mentoring, to see if the int...

    Authors: Rondi Anderson, Anna Williams, Nicole Jess, Jonathan M. Read and Mark Limmer
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:827
  19. How the application of evidence to planned birth practices, induction of labour (IOL) and prelabour caesarean (CS), differs between Australian maternity units remains poorly understood. Perceptions of readines...

    Authors: Dominiek Coates, Natasha Donnolley, Maralyn Foureur and Amanda Henry
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:391
  20. Good outcomes during pregnancy and childbirth are related to availability, utilisation and effective implementation of essential interventions for labour and childbirth. The majority of the estimated 289,000 m...

    Authors: Gaurav Sharma, Matthews Mathai, Kim E Dickson, Andrew Weeks, G Justus Hofmeyr, Tina Lavender, Louise Tina Day, Jiji Elizabeth Mathews, Sue Fawcus, Aline Simen-Kapeu and Luc de Bernis
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  21. Despite many guidelines for the management of gestational diabetes available internationally, little work has been done to summarize and assess the content of existing guidelines. A paucity of analysis guideli...

    Authors: Mengxing Zhang, Yingfeng Zhou, Jie Zhong, Kairong Wang, Yan Ding and Li Li
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:200
  22. Part 1: Modification of evidence-based international guidelines through repeated evaluation cycles by ... post-implementation of perceptions and use among professional birth attendants.

    Authors: Nanna Maaløe, Natasha Housseine, Jos van Roosmalen, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl, Rashid Saleh Khamis, Birgitte Bruun Nielsen and Tarek Meguid
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:175
  23. Disparities in stillbirth and preterm birth persist even after correction for ethnicity and social deprivation, demonstrating that there is wide geographical variation in the quality of care. To address this ...

    Authors: Jenny Carter, Dilly Anumba, Lia Brigante, Christy Burden, Tim Draycott, Siobhán Gillespie, Birte Harlev-Lam, Andrew Judge, Erik Lenguerrand, Elaine Sheehan, Basky Thilaganathan, Hannah Wilson, Cathy Winter, Maria Viner and Jane Sandall
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:639
  24. The cross-sectional study analyses associations with use of doula support and normal birth among Brazilian women who participated in a health education intervention named the Senses of Birth (SoB). The SoB interv...

    Authors: Luísa M M Fernandes, Kathryn E Mishkin and Sônia Lansky
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:765
  25. Perinatal mortality (newborn deaths in the first week of life and stillbirths) continues to be a significant global health threat, particularly in resource-constrained settings. Low-tech, innovative solutions tha...

    Authors: Michelle M. Dynes, Gaea A. Daniel, Valerie Mac, Brenda Picho, Alice Asiimwe, Agnes Nalutaaya, Gregory Opio, Vincent Kamara, Frank Kaharuza and Florina Serbanescu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:86
  26. Available birth settings have diversified in Canada since the integration of regulated midwifery. Midwives are required to offer eligible women choice of birth place; and 25-30% of midwifery clients plan home ...

    Authors: Saraswathi Vedam, Kathrin Stoll, Laura Schummers, Nichole Fairbrother, Michael C Klein, Dana Thordarson, Jude Kornelsen, Shafik Dharamsi, Judy Rogers, Robert Liston and Janusz Kaczorowski
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:353
  27. Vaginal birth after Caesarean section (VBAC) is a relevant question for a large number of women due to the internationally rising Caesarean section (CS) rate. There is a great deal of research based on quantit...

    Authors: Ingela Lundgren, Cecily Begley, Mechthild M Gross and Terese Bondas
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:85
  28. Among 40,609 singleton live births, 4223 (10.5%) were preterm ... group, 26.2% were non-spontaneous (evidence-based: 12.0%; non-evidence-based: 14.2%). The most frequent indications for evidence-based non-spontan...

    Authors: Noémie Bouchet, Angèle Gayet-Ageron, Marina Lumbreras Areta, Riccardo Erennio Pfister and Begoña Martinez de Tejada
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:17
  29. There is strong evidence supporting the use of antenatal corticosteroids in women at risk of preterm birth to promote fetal lung maturation and reduce neonatal mortality and morbidity. This audit aimed to asse...

    Authors: Porjai Pattanittum, Melissa R Ewens, Malinee Laopaiboon, Pisake Lumbiganon, Steven J McDonald and Caroline A Crowther
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008 8:47
  30. The policy drive for the UK National Health Service (NHS) has focused on the need for high quality services informed by evidence of best practice. The introduction of care pathways and protocols to standardise...

    Authors: Debra E Bick, Jo Rycroft-Malone and Marina Fontenla
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:47
  31. Childbirth fear has received considerable attention in Scandinavian countries, and the United Kingdom, but not in Australia. For first-time mothers, fear is often linked to a perceived lack of control and disb...

    Authors: Jennifer Fenwick, Jenny Gamble, Debra K Creedy, Anne Buist, Erika Turkstra, Anne Sneddon, Paul A Scuffham, Elsa L Ryding, Vivian Jarrett and Jocelyn Toohill
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:190
  32. Cultural practices are an integral part of childrearing and remain a significant aspect for healthcare professionals to ensure culturally sensitive care, particularly in the neonatal intensive care unit.

    Authors: Madimetja Nyaloko, Welma Lubbe, Salaminah S. Moloko-Phiri and Khumoetsile D. Shopo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:15
  33. In many countries, cesarean section has become the most common major surgical procedure. Most nations have high cesarean birth rates, suggesting overuse. Due to the excess harm and expense associated with unne...

    Authors: Carol Sakala, Candice Belanoff and Eugene R. Declercq
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:462
  34. Vaginal seeding is the administration of maternal vaginal bacteria to babies following birth by caesarean section (CS), intended to mimic the microbial exposure that occurs during vaginal birth. Appropriate de...

    Authors: Éadaoin M. Butler, Abigail J. Reynolds, José G. B. Derraik, Brooke C. Wilson, Wayne S. Cutfield and Celia P. Grigg
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:49
  35. At present, the maternity care system in the Netherlands is being reorganized into an integrated model of care, shifting the focus of midwives to include increasing numbers of births in hospital settings and c...

    Authors: Suzanne M. Thompson, Marianne J. Nieuwenhuijze, Luc Budé, Raymond de Vries and Lisa Kane Low
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:100
  36. Increasing the number of women birthing with skilled birth attendants (SBAs) as one of the strategies to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity must be partnered with a minimum standard of care. This manuscri...

    Authors: Gabie Hoogenboom, May Myo Thwin, Kris Velink, Marijke Baaijens, Prakaykaew Charrunwatthana, François Nosten and Rose McGready
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:17
  37. Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is a competency-based educational method for an evidence-based protocol to manage birth asphyxia in low resource settings. HBB has...n = 172) in ten districts in Rwanda from 2015 to 2...

    Authors: Jacqueline Umunyana, Felix Sayinzoga, Jim Ricca, Rachel Favero, Marcel Manariyo, Assumpta Kayinamura, Edwin Tayebwa, Neena Khadka, Yordanos Molla and Young-Mi Kim
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:583
  38. Unplanned out-of-hospital birth is often perceived as precipitate in nature, ‘infrequent’, ‘normal’ and ‘uncomplicated’. However, international studies report unplanned out-of-hospital birth is associated with...

    Authors: Belinda Flanagan, Bill Lord and Margaret Barnes
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:436
  39. Discussion of place of birth is important for women and maternity services, yet the detail, content and delivery of these discussions are unclear. The Birthplace Study found that for low risk, multiparous wome...

    Authors: Catherine Henshall, Beck Taylor and Sara Kenyon
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:53
  40. Caesarean section (CS) rates are increasing worldwide and the most common reason is repeat CS following previous CS. For most women a vaginal birth after a previous CS (VBAC) is a safe option. However, the rat...

    Authors: Ingela Lundgren, Patricia Healy, Margaret Carroll, Cecily Begley, Andrea Matterne, Mechthild M. Gross, Susanne Grylka-Baeschlin, Jane Nicoletti, Sandra Morano, Christina Nilsson and Joan Lalor
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:350
  41. Current guidelines for second stage management do not provide guidance for community birth providers about when best to transfer women to hospital care for prolonged second stage. Our goal was to increase the ...

    Authors: Nancy A. Niemczyk, Dianxu Ren and Susan R. Stapleton
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:99
  42. Current evidence for optimal management of fetal nuchal cord detected after the head has birthed supports techniques that avoid ligation of the umbilical cord circulation. Routine audit found frequent unsafe m...

    Authors: Megan Parr, Colley Paw Dabu, Nan San Wai, Paw Si Say, Ma Ner, Nay Win Tun, Aye Min, Mary Ellen Gilder, François H Nosten and Rose McGready
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:76
  43. There is limited research examining midwives' education, knowledge and practice around immersion in water for labour or birth. Our aim was to address this gap in evidence and build knowledge around this import...

    Authors: Lucy Lewis, Yvonne L. Hauck, Janice Butt, Chloe Western, Helen Overing, Corrinne Poletti, Jessica Priest, Dawn Hudd and Brooke Thomson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:249
  44. Although a number of antenatal and intrapartum interventions have shown some evidence of impact on stillbirth incidence, much confusion surrounds ideal strategies for delivering these interventions within heal...

    Authors: Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Gary L Darmstadt, Rachel A Haws, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9(Suppl 1):S7

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  45. The purpose of this systematic review (PROSPERO Ref: CRD42017053264) was to describe and interpret the qualitative research on parent’s decision-making and informed choice about their pregnancy and birth care....

    Authors: Cassandra Yuill, Christine McCourt, Helen Cheyne and Nathalie Leister
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:343
  46. Interventions can be lifesaving when properly implemented but can also put the lives of both mother and child at risk by disrupting normal physiological childbirth when used indiscriminately without indication...

    Authors: Kıymet Yeşilçiçek Çalik, Özlem Karabulutlu and Canan Yavuz
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:415
  47. 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
  48. Overwhelmingly, women in Middle Eastern countries experience birth as dehumanising and disrespectful. Women’s stories can be a very powerful way of informing health services about the impact of the care they r...

    Authors: Suha Abed Almajeed Abdallah Hussein, Hannah G. Dahlen, Olayide Ogunsiji and Virginia Schmied
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:357

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