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1199 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) during pregnancy and puerperal periods is significantly higher than during the non-pregnant period and is one of the major causes of maternal mortality. Developed count...

    Authors: Yi Chen, Yan Dai, Jing Song, Ling Wei, Ying Ma, Ning Tian, Qian Wang, Qian Zhang, Yue Zhang, Xiao Lan Wang, Jun Zhang and Rong Liu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:294
  2. Stillbirth is a global public health priority. Within the United Kingdom, perinatal mortality disproportionately impacts Black, Asian and minority ethnic women, and in particular migrant women. Although the ex...

    Authors: Tomasina Stacey, Melanie Haith-Cooper, Nisa Almas and Charlotte Kenyon
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:394
  3. No consensus definition of macrosomia currently exists among researchers and obstetricians. We aimed to identify a definition of macrosomia that is more predictive of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbi...

    Authors: Jiangfeng Ye, Maria Regina Torloni, Erika Ota, Kapila Jayaratne, Cynthia Pileggi-Castro, Eduardo Ortiz-Panozo, Pisake Lumbiganon, Naho Morisaki, Malinee Laopaiboon, Rintaro Mori, Özge Tunçalp, Fang Fang, Hongping Yu, João Paulo Souza, Joshua Peter Vogel and Jun Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:324
  4. Despite much progress recently, Ethiopia remains one of the largest contributors to the global burden of maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths. Ethiopia’s plan to meet the sustainable development goals f...

    Authors: Tegbar Yigzaw, Fantu Abebe, Lalem Belay, Yewulsew Assaye, Equlinet Misganaw, Ashebir Kidane, Desalegn Ademie, Jos van Roosmalen, Jelle Stekelenburg and Young-Mi Kim
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:261
  5. Emergency obstetric care training, using Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) International Program (AIP) was implemented in Ukraine, a country with universal access to skilled perinatal and obstetri...

    Authors: Iryna Mogilevkina, Vitaliy Gurianov and Gunilla Lindmark
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:145
  6. The provision of care to pregnant persons and neonates must continue through pandemics. To maintain quality of care, while minimizing physical contact during the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-related Coron...

    Authors: Shira Gold, Lauren Clarfield, Jennie Johnstone, Yenge Diambomba, Prakesh S. Shah, Wendy Whittle, Nimrah Abbasi, Cristian Arzola, Rizwana Ashraf, Anne Biringer, David Chitayat, Marie Czikk, Milena Forte, Tracy Franklin, Michelle Jacobson, Johannes Keunen…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:119
  7. Increasing appropriate use and documentation of caesarean section (CS) has the potential to decrease maternal and perinatal mortality in settings with low CS rates. We analyzed data collected as part of a comp...

    Authors: Young-Mi Kim, Hannah Tappis, Partamin Zainullah, Nasrat Ansari, Cherrie Evans, Linda Bartlett, Nabila Zaka and Willibald Zeck
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:14
  8. The increased potential for negative pregnancy outcomes in both extremes of reproductive age is a well-debated argument. The aim of this study was to analyze the prevalence and the outcome of pregnancies conce...

    Authors: Ambrogio P. Londero, Emma Rossetti, Carla Pittini, Angelo Cagnacci and Lorenza Driul
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:261
  9. Neonatal mortality comprises an increasing proportion of childhood deaths in the developing world. Essential newborn care practices as recommended by the WHO may improve neonatal outcomes in resource limited s...

    Authors: Krystle Perez, Jacquelyn Patterson, Jessica Hinshaw, Carlos Escobar, David Parajon, Laura Parajon and Carl Bose
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:371
  10. There is an international trend to shorten the postpartum length of stay in hospitals, driven by cost containment, hospital bed availability and a movement toward the ‘demedicalization’ of birth. The aim of th...

    Authors: Nadia Benahmed, Lorena San Miguel, Carl Devos, Nicolas Fairon and Wendy Christiaens
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:289
  11. Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is a major risk factor for perinatal mortality and morbidity. Thus, there is a compelling need to introduce sensitive measures to detect IUGR fetuses. Routine third trime...

    Authors: Jens Henrichs, Viki Verfaille, Laura Viester, Myrte Westerneng, Bert Molewijk, Arie Franx, Henriette van der Horst, Judith E. Bosmans, Ank de Jonge and Petra Jellema
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:310
  12. The AFFIRM intervention aimed to reduce stillbirth and neonatal deaths by increasing awareness of reduced fetal movements (RFM) and implementing a care pathway when women present with RFM. Although there is un...

    Authors: Elizabeth M. Camacho, Sonia Whyte, Sarah J. Stock, Christopher J. Weir, Jane E. Norman and Alexander E. P. Heazell
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:235
  13. In Haiti where there are high rates of maternal and neonatal mortality, efforts to reduce mortality and improve maternal newborn child health (MNCH) must be tracked and monitored to measure their success. At a...

    Authors: Tonya MacDonald, Olès Dorcely, Joycelyne E. Ewusie, Elizabeth K. Darling, Sandra Moll and Lawrence Mbuagbaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:601
  14. This study aims to assess the prevalence of mistreatment during childbirth in the occupied Palestinian territory and to explore factors associated with mistreatment.

    Authors: Niveen ME Abu-Rmeileh, Yasmeen Wahdan, Hedieh Mehrtash, Khitam Abu Hamad, Arein Awad and Ӧzge Tunçalp
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:957
  15. Immigrant women have higher risks for poor pregnancy outcomes and unsatisfactory birth experiences than the general population. The mechanisms behind these associations remain largely unknown, but they may res...

    Authors: Kristin Reppen, Lena Henriksen, Berit Schei, Elisabeth Balstad Magnussen and Jennifer Jean Infanti
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:394
  16. Midwifery-led care is an evidence-based practice in which a qualified midwife provides ... pregnant women and new-borns throughout pregnancy, birth, and the postnatal period. Evidence indicates ... on various out...

    Authors: Rekiku Fikre, Jessica Gubbels, Wondwosen Teklesilasie and Sanne Gerards
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:386
  17. 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
  18. Despite achieving relatively high rates of antenatal care, institutional delivery, and HIV antiretroviral therapy for women during pregnancy, neonatal mortality has remained stubbornly high in Zimbabwe. Cleare...

    Authors: Christie Noble, Ciaran Mooney, Rachel Makasi, Robert Ntozini, Florence D. Majo, James A. Church, Naume V. Tavengwa, Andrew J. Prendergast and Jean H. Humphrey
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:981
  19. Continuous support in labour has a significant impact on a range of clinical outcomes, though whether the quality and quantity of support behaviours affects the strength of this impact has not yet been establi...

    Authors: Mary C Ross-Davie, Helen Cheyne and Catherine Niven
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:163
  20. Persistent disparities in pregnancy and birth outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other Australians evidence a need to prioritise responsive practice in Maternal Child Health (MCH). This...

    Authors: Crystal Jongen, Janya McCalman, Roxanne Bainbridge and Komla Tsey
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:251
  21. Childbirth confidence is an important marker of women’s coping abilities during labour and birth. This study investigated socio-demographic, obstetric and psychological factors affecting self-efficacy in child...

    Authors: Lianne Schwartz, Jocelyn Toohill, Debra K Creedy, Kathleen Baird, Jenny Gamble and Jennifer Fenwick
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:29
  22. Given the sudden and unexpected nature of an emergency caesarean section (EmCS) coupled with an increased risk of psychological distress, it is particularly important to understand the psychosocial outcomes fo...

    Authors: Madeleine Benton, Amy Salter, Nicole Tape, Chris Wilkinson and Deborah Turnbull
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:535
  23. Women are an increasing minority of prisoners worldwide, and most are of childbearing age. Prisons offer unique opportunities for improving the pregnancy outcomes of these high-risk women, and no systematic re...

    Authors: Eleanor Bard, Marian Knight and Emma Plugge
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:285
  24. Rising rates of caesarean section (CS) are a concern in many countries, yet Sweden has managed to maintain low CS rates. Exploring the multifactorial and complex reasons behind the rising trend in CS has becom...

    Authors: Sunita Panda, Deirdre Daly, Cecily Begley, Annika Karlström, Birgitta Larsson, Lena Bäck and Ingegerd Hildingsson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:377
  25. Weight gain during pregnancy has an important impact on maternal and neonatal health. Unlike the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations for weight gain in singleton pregnancies, those for twin gestations ...

    Authors: Olha Lutsiv, Adam Hulman, Christy Woolcott, Joseph Beyene, Lucy Giglia, B. Anthony Armson, Linda Dodds, Binod Neupane and Sarah D. McDonald
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:330
  26. This study investigated the association between intimate partner violence (IPV) identified on routine prenatal screening and perinatal outcomes for mother and infant.

    Authors: Karina Chaves, John Eastwood, Felix A. Ogbo, Alexandra Hendry, Bin Jalaludin, Sarah Khanlari and Andrew Page
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:357
  27. Reporting of perinatal mortality of ART births is an essential component of quality ART ... 28 completed weeks to < 7 days post-birth; and include plurality specific rates by SET ... DET. This would provide a val...

    Authors: Elizabeth A Sullivan, Yueping A Wang, Robert J Norman, Georgina M Chambers, Abrar Ahmad Chughtai and Cynthia M Farquhar
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:177
  28. Effective maternal and perinatal audits are associated with improved quality of care and reduction of severe adverse outcome. Although audits at the level of care were formally introduced in Tanzania around 25...

    Authors: Angelo S Nyamtema, David P Urassa, Andrea B Pembe, Felix Kisanga and Jos van Roosmalen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:29
  29. Malaria and curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are severe infections associated with poor pregnancy outcomes in sub-Saharan countries. These infections are responsible for low birth weight, preterm...

    Authors: Serge Henri Zango, Moussa Lingani, Innocent Valea, Ouindpanga Sekou Samadoulougou, Biebo Bihoun, Diagniagou Lankoande, Phillipe Donnen, Michele Dramaix, Halidou Tinto and Annie Robert
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:722
  30. Antenatal care (ANC) plays an important role in preventing low birthweight (LBW). Whereas the government of Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has committed to increasing the usage of ANC, little atten...

    Authors: Shiori Nagatani, Sayaka Horiuchi, Kenzo Takahashi, Masaaki Matsuura, Kongsit Ounchit and Kazue Yamaoka
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:119
  31. Preeclampsia is a complex disease in which several providers should interact continuously and in a coordinated manner to provide proper health care. However, standardizing criteria to treat patients with preec...

    Authors: Ricardo Perez-Cuevas, William Fraser, Hortensia Reyes, Daniel Reinharz, Ashi Daftari, Cristina S Heinz and James M Roberts
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2003 3:6
  32. Approximately one million stillbirths occur annually during labour; most of these stillbirths occur in low and middle-income countries and are associated with absent, inadequate, or delayed obstetric care. The...

    Authors: Gary L Darmstadt, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob, Rachel A Haws, Esme V Menezes, Tanya Soomro and Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9(Suppl 1):S6

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

  33. Ending preventable maternal deaths remains a global priority and in the later stages of obstetric transition, identifying the social determinants of maternal health outcomes is essential to address stagnating ...

    Authors: Thilini Chanchala Agampodi, Nuwan Darshana Wickramasinghe, Rampathige Indika Ruwan Prasanna, Malawara Kankanamalage Lasandha Irangani, Jayasundara Mudiyanselage Samarakoon Banda, Pradana Mudiyanselage Bandula Jayathilake, Ayesh Hettiarachchi, Gayani Amarasinghe, Imasha Jayasinghe, Iresha Koralagedara, Sajaan Praveena Gunarathne, Sujanthi Wickramage, Janith Warnasekara, Niroshan Lokunarangoda, Vasana Mendis, Ajith Kumara Dissanayaka…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:374
  34. The prevalence of perinatal depression in China ranges from 15 to 20% and the vast majority of prenatally depressed women do not receive the intervention they require. Recent research evidence shows that evide...

    Authors: Anum Nisar, Juan Yin, Nan Yiping, Huo Lanting, Jingjun Zhang, Duolao Wang, Atif Rahman and Xiaomei Li
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:368
  35. Low birthweight (LBW) is a major predictor of early neonatal mortality which disproportionately affects low-income countries. WHO recommends regional definitions for LBW to prevent misclassifications and ensur...

    Authors: Valirie Ndip Agbor, Chobufo Ditah, Joel Noutakdie Tochie and Tsi Njim
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:30
  36. Caesarean section (CS) is an important lifesaving intervention that can reduce maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality. The dramatic increase in CS rates globally has prompted concerns that the procedure ...

    Authors: Shatha Elnakib, Nahla Abdel-Tawab, Doaa Orbay and Nevine Hassanein
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:411
  37. The goal of Japan’s national “Healthy and Happy Family 21” campaign is to increase the nationwide breastfeeding rate for babies in the first month of life, which is currently below 50%, to a level of 60%. In t...

    Authors: Takashi Yoda, Kenzo Takahashi and Yoshitada Yamauchi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:207
  38. Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is associated with adverse health outcomes for mother and child. Intervention strategies to prevent excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) should consider women’s indivi...

    Authors: Kristina Geyer, Roxana Raab, Julia Hoffmann and Hans Hauner
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:249
  39. Women with cardiac disease in pregnancy and the first year postpartum often face uncertainty about their condition and the trajectory of their recovery. Cardiac disease is a leading cause of serious maternal m...

    Authors: Jane Hutchens, Jane Frawley and Elizabeth A. Sullivan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:382
  40. Poor quality of maternal and newborn care contributes to nearly two million deaths of mothers and their newborns worldwide annually. Assessment of readiness and availability of perinatal care services in healt...

    Authors: Dipak Raj Chaulagain, Mats Malqvist, Johan Wrammert, Rejina Gurung, Olivia Brunell, Omkar Basnet and Ashish KC
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:842
  41. Ethiopia has low skilled birth attendance rates coupled with low quality of care within health facilities contributing to one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Sub-Saharan Africa, at 412 deaths per 10...

    Authors: Negalign B. Bayou, Liz Grant, Simon C. Riley and Elizabeth H. Bradley
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:523
  42. There is now good evidence about the management options for pregnant women with a breech presentation (buttocks or feet rather than head-first) at term; external cephalic version (ECV) – the turning of a breec...

    Authors: Christine L Roberts, Natasha Nassar, Alexandra Barratt, Camille H Raynes-Greenow, Brian Peat and David Henderson-Smart
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2004 4:26
  43. Presence of maternal near-miss conditions in women is strongly associated with the occurrence of adverse perinatal outcomes, but not well-understood in low-income countries. The study aimed to ascertain the ef...

    Authors: Ewnetu Firdawek Liyew, Alemayehu Worku Yalew, Mesganaw Fantahun Afework and Birgitta Essén
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:345
  44. Disrespect and abuse or mistreatment of women by health care providers in maternity settings has been identified as a key deterrent to women seeking delivery care. Mistreatment includes physical and verbal abu...

    Authors: Charlotte E. Warren, Rebecca Njue, Charity Ndwiga and Timothy Abuya
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:102

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