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  1. 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
  2. Antenatal Care (ANC) during pregnancy can play an important role in the uptake of evidence-based services vital to the health of women and their infants. Studies report positive effects of ANC on use of facili...

    Authors: Jesmin Pervin, Allisyn Moran, Monjur Rahman, Abdur Razzaque, Lynn Sibley, Peter K Streatfield, Laura J Reichenbach, Marge Koblinsky, Daniel Hruschka and Anisur Rahman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:111
  3. Newborn deaths comprise nearly half of under-5 deaths in Ghana, despite the fact that skilled birth attendants (SBAs) are present at 68% of births, which implies that evidence-based care during labor, birth and t...

    Authors: Patricia P. Gomez, Allyson R. Nelson, Amos Asiedu, Etta Addo, Dora Agbodza, Chantelle Allen, Martha Appiagyei, Cynthia Bannerman, Patience Darko, Julia Duodu, Fred Effah and Hannah Tappis
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:72
  4. Rates of cesarean deliveries have been increasing, and contributes to the rising number of elective cesarean deliveries in subsequent pregnancies with associated maternal and neonatal risks. Multiple guideline...

    Authors: Aireen Wingert, Cydney Johnson, Robin Featherstone, Meghan Sebastianski, Lisa Hartling and R. Douglas Wilson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:452
  5. Measurement of respectful care at exit interview after hospital birth is challenging, and women generally reported 100 ... Specific questions, with stratification by mode of birth, women’s age and ethnicity, are ...

    Authors: Rejina Gurung, Harriet Ruysen, Avinash K. Sunny, Louise T. Day, Loveday Penn-Kekana, Mats Målqvist, Binda Ghimire, Dela Singh, Omkar Basnet, Srijana Sharma, Theresa Shaver, Allisyn C. Moran, Joy E. Lawn and Ashish KC
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):228

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 21 Supplement 1

  6. Genito-urinary fistulas may occur as complications of obstetric surgery. Location and circumstances can indicate iatrogenic origin as opposed to pressure necrosis following prolonged, obstructed labor.

    Authors: Carrie J. Ngongo, Thomas J. I. P. Raassen, Marietta Mahendeka, Ladeisha Lombard and Jos van Roosmalen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:541
  7. Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a leading cause of preventable maternal mortality worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends uterotonic administration for every woman after birth to prevent PPH....

    Authors: Harriet Ruysen, Josephine Shabani, Claudia Hanson, Louise T. Day, Andrea B. Pembe, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Nishant Thakur, Kizito Shirima, Tazeen Tahsina, Rejina Gurung, Menna Narcis Tarimo, Allisyn C. Moran and Joy E. Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):230

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 21 Supplement 1

  8. Under-five mortality in Kenya has declined over the past two decades. However, the reduction in the neonatal mortality rate has remained stagnant. In a country with weak civil registration and vital statistics...

    Authors: Beatrice Olack, Nicole Santos, Mary Inziani, Vincent Moshi, Polycarp Oyoo, Grace Nalwa, Linet Christopher OumaOtare, Dilys Walker and Phelgona A. Otieno
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:536
  9. Maternal morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa remains high despite global efforts to reduce it. In order to lower maternal morbidity and mortality in the immediate term, reduction of delay in the prov...

    Authors: Ellen JT Nelissen, Estomih Mduma, Hege L Ersdal, Bjørg Evjen-Olsen, Jos JM van Roosmalen and Jelle Stekelenburg
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:141
  10. This study offers valuable insight into a newly researched subject in Cyprus, which is necessary for advancing perinatal care in Cyprus. The findings indicate that women need evidence-based information, guideline...

    Authors: Eleni Hadjigeorgiou, Constantina Katsie, Maria Papadopoulou, Maria Dolores Christofi and Andri Christoforou
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:766
  11. The most common reason for caesarean section (CS) is repeat CS following previous CS. Vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) rates vary widely in different healthcare settings and countries. Obtaining de...

    Authors: Ingela Lundgren, Evelien van Limbeek, Katri Vehvilainen-Julkunen and Christina Nilsson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:196
  12. Home births in high risk pregnancies and unassisted childbirth seem to be increasing in the Netherlands. Until now there were no qualitative data on women’s motivations for these choices in the Dutch maternity...

    Authors: Martine Hollander, Esteriek de Miranda, Jeroen van Dillen, Irene de Graaf, Frank Vandenbussche and Lianne Holten
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:423
  13. We aimed to develop and validate a nomogram for effective prediction of vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) and guide future clinical application.

    Authors: Hua-Le Zhang, Liang-Hui Zheng, Li-Chun Cheng, Zhao-Dong Liu, Lu Yu, Qin Han, Geng-Yun Miao and Jian-Ying Yan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:538
  14. Healthcare costs have substantially increased in recent years, threatening the population health. Obstetric care is a significant contributor to this scenario since it represents 20% of healthcare. The rate of...

    Authors: Romulo Negrini, Raquel Domingues da Silva Ferreira and Daniela Zaros Guimarães
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:333
  15. Five key themes emerged in relation to women’s experience with PNA: holding unrealistic expectations of birth and motherhood; stigma; the importance of ... inclusion of authentic peer experiences. Thus, deliverin...

    Authors: Virginia Harrison, Donna Moore and Lisa Lazard
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:363
  16. Healthy women with low risk singleton pregnancies are offered a midwife-led birth model at our department. Exclusion criteria for midwife-led births include a range of abnormalities in medical history and duri...

    Authors: Ann-Katrin Morr, Nicole Malah, Andrea Manuela Messer, Annina Etter, Martin Mueller, Luigi Raio and Daniel Surbek
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:728
  17. Midwife facilitated, group models of antenatal care have emerged as an alternative to conventional care both within Australia and internationally. Group antenatal care can be offered in a number of different w...

    Authors: Lauren Kearney, Mary Kynn, Alison Craswell and Rachel Reed
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:39
  18. The Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) and Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality targets cannot be achieved without high quality, equitable coverage of interventions at and around the time of birth. This paper p...

    Authors: Kim E Dickson, Mary V Kinney, Sarah G Moxon, Joanne Ashton, Nabila Zaka, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Gaurav Sharma, Kate J Kerber, Bernadette Daelmans, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Matthews Mathai, Christabel Nyange, Martina Baye and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S1

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

  19. Women across the world value choice and control throughout their maternity care experiences. In response to this health policy and frameworks are adapting and developing. The concepts of choice and control are...

    Authors: Patricia Leahy-Warren, Helen Mulcahy, Paul Corcoran, Róisín Bradley, Mary O’Connor and Rhona O’Connell
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:667
  20. The efficacious interventions identified in the previous article of this report will fail unless they are delivered at high and equitable coverage. This article discusses critical delivery constraints and stra...

    Authors: Cesar G Victora and Craig E Rubens
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S4

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

  21. The fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG5) aims at improving maternal health. Globally, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) declined from 400 to 260 per 100000 live births between 1990 and 2008. During the sa...

    Authors: Eyob Zere, Doyin Oluwole, Joses M Kirigia, Chris N Mwikisa and Thomas Mbeeli
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:34
  22. Etiopathogenesis of preterm birth (PTB) is multifactorial, with a universe of risk factors interplaying between the mother and the environment. It is of utmost importance to identify the most informative facto...

    Authors: Pasquale Anthony Della Rosa, Cesare Miglioli, Martina Caglioni, Francesca Tiberio, Kelsey H.H. Mosser, Edoardo Vignotto, Matteo Canini, Cristina Baldoli, Andrea Falini, Massimo Candiani and Paolo Cavoretto
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:306
  23. Population-based household surveys, notably the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), remain the main source of maternal and newborn health data for many low- and ...

    Authors: Shafiqul Ameen, Abu Bakkar Siddique, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Louise T. Day, Josephine Shabani, Ashish KC, Dorothy Boggs, Donat Shamba, Tazeen Tahsina, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Sojib Bin Zaman, Aniqa Tasnim Hossain, Anisuddin Ahmed, Omkar Basnet, Honey Malla…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):238

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 21 Supplement 1

  24. Several societies and associations have produced and disseminated clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). However, the quality of such guidelines has not been appraised so ...

    Authors: Mengxing Zhang, Yingfeng Zhou, Jie Zhong, Kairong Wang, Yan Ding, Li Li and Xiuhong Pan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:478
  25. To assess the impact of a web-based decision aid on patient-centered decision making outcomes among women considering a trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) versus planned repeat cesarean delivery.

    Authors: Kartik K. Venkatesh, Suzanne Brodney, Michael J. Barry, Jamie Jackson, Kiira M. Lyons, Asha N. Talati, Thomas S. Ivester, Maria C. Munoz, John M. Thorp and Wanda K. Nicholson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:650
  26. Parents today have several options for the management of their infant’s cord blood during the third stage of labour. Parents can choose to have their infant’s cord clamped early or to have deferred cord clampi...

    Authors: Lisa Peberdy, Jeanine Young, Debbie Massey and Lauren Kearney
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:410
  27. Women’s fears and attitudes to childbirth may influence the maternity care they receive and the outcomes of birth. This study aimed to develop profiles of women according to their attitudes regarding birth and...

    Authors: Helen M Haines, Christine Rubertsson, Julie F Pallant and Ingegerd Hildingsson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:55
  28. There is a gap in knowledge and understanding relating to the experiences of women exposed to the opportunity of waterbirth. Our aim was to explore the perceptions and experiences of women who achieved or did ...

    Authors: Lucy Lewis, Yvonne L. Hauck, Caroline Crichton, Courtney Barnes, Corrinne Poletti, Helen Overing, Louise Keyes and Brooke Thomson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:23
  29. Disadvantaged pregnant women and new mothers are at increased risk of psychosocial stress, anxiety and depression. As well as affecting birth outcomes and child development, poor maternal emotional wellbeing c...

    Authors: Jenny McLeish and Maggie Redshaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:21
  30. The foetal growth standards for Indian children which are available today suffer due to methodological problems. These are, for example, not adhering to the WHO recommendation to base gestational age on the nu...

    Authors: Velusamy Saravana Kumar, Lakshmanan Jeyaseelan, Tunny Sebastian, Annie Regi, Jiji Mathew and Ruby Jose
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:38
  31. 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
  32. Consensus was reached on 45 quality criteria statements and 4 competency statements. SDM in maternity care is a dynamic process that starts in antenatal care and ends after birth. Experts agreed that the regular ...

    Authors: Marianne J Nieuwenhuijze, Irene Korstjens, Ank de Jonge, Raymond de Vries and Antoine Lagro-Janssen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:223
  33. Most women in the UK give birth in a hospital labour ward, following which they are transferred to a postnatal ward and discharged home within 24 to 48 hours of the birth. Despite policy and guideline recommen...

    Authors: Debra Bick, Trevor Murrells, Annette Weavers, Val Rose, Julie Wray and Sarah Beake
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:41
  34. It is important to know the decay of knowledge, skills, and confidence over time to provide evidence-based guidance on timing of follow-up training. Studies addressing retention of simulation-based education r...

    Authors: Ellen Nelissen, Hege Ersdal, Estomih Mduma, Bjørg Evjen-Olsen, Jacqueline Broerse, Jos van Roosmalen and Jelle Stekelenburg
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:190
  35. Humanizing birth means considering women's values, beliefs, ... and respecting their dignity and autonomy during the birthing process. Reducing over-medicalized childbirths, empowering women and the use of evidence-based

    Authors: Roxana Behruzi, Marie Hatem, William Fraser, Lise Goulet, Masako Ii and Chizuru Misago
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:25
  36. Antenatal care and skilled childbirth services are important interventions to improve maternal health and lower the risk of poor pregnancy outcomes and mortality. A growing body of literature has shown that ge...

    Authors: Eric Steinbrook, Myo Chit Min, Ladda Kajeechiwa, Jacher Wiladphaingern, Moo Kho Paw, Mu Paw Jay Pimanpanarak, Woranit Hiranloetthanyakit, Aung Myat Min, Nay Win Tun, Mary Ellen Gilder, François Nosten, Rose McGready and Daniel M. Parker
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:802
  37. Although midwives make clinical decisions that have an impact on the health and well-being of mothers and babies, little is known about how they make those decisions. Wide variation in intrapartum decisions to re...

    Authors: Darie O. A. Daemers, Evelien B. M. van Limbeek, Hennie A. A. Wijnen, Marianne J. Nieuwenhuijze and Raymond G. de Vries
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:345
  38. Women had a range of attitudes to ECV informed by their preferences for how to give birth; the acceptability of ECV to them; ... women directively about ECV and the differences between evidence-based information ...

    Authors: Rebecca Say, Richard Thomson, Stephen Robson and Catherine Exley
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:4
  39. Birth centres are described as settings where women with uncomplicated pregnancies can give birth in a home-like environment assisted by ... the last decade, a number of new birth centres have been established in...

    Authors: Inge C. Boesveld, Marieke A. A. Hermus, Hanneke J. de Graaf, Marit Hitzert, Karin M. van der Pal-de Bruin, Raymond G. de Vries, Arie Franx and Therese A. Wiegers
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:259
  40. Current clinical guidelines and national policy in England support offering ‘low risk’ women a choice of birth setting. Options include: home, free-standing midwifery unit (FMU), alongside midwifery unit (AMU)...

    Authors: Lisa Hinton, Carol Dumelow, Rachel Rowe and Jennifer Hollowell
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:12
  41. Current clinical guidelines and national policy in England support offering ‘low risk’ women a choice of birth setting, but despite an increase in provison of midwifery units in England the vast majority of wo...

    Authors: Jennifer Hollowell, Yangmei Li, Reem Malouf and James Buchanan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:213
  42. The vast majority of global stillbirths occur in low- and middle-income countries, and in many settings, the majority of stillbirths occur antenatally, prior to the onset of labour. Poor nutritional status, la...

    Authors: Mohammad Yawar Yakoob, Esme V Menezes, Tanya Soomro, Rachel A Haws, Gary L Darmstadt and Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9(Suppl 1):S3

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

  43. Caesarean sections (CSs) are associated with increased maternal and perinatal morbidity, yet rates continue to increase within most countries. Effective interventions are required to reduce the number of non-m...

    Authors: Anna Chapman, Cate Nagle, Debra Bick, Rebecca Lindberg, Bridie Kent, Justin Calache and Alison M. Hutchinson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:206
  44. Before the advent of Western medicine in Tanzania, women gave birth in an upright position either by sitting, squatting or kneeling. Birthing women would hold ropes or trees as a way of gaining strength and st...

    Authors: Lilian Teddy Mselle and Lucia Eustace
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:36
  45. The WHO advises against recumbent or supine position for longer periods during labour and birth and states that caregivers should encourage and support the woman to take the position in which she feels most co...

    Authors: Li Thies-Lagergren, Linda J Kvist, Kyllike Christensson and Ingegerd Hildingsson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:22
  46. Health policy, guidelines, and standards advocate giving patients comprehensive information and facilitating their involvement in health-related decision-making. Routine assessment of patient reports of these ...

    Authors: Rachel Thompson and Yvette D Miller
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:62
  47. The number of children born to foreign-born mothers in Taiwan has significantly increased since the 1990s. These foreign-born mothers are mainly from China and Southeast Asia. Children born to foreign-born mot...

    Authors: Laura Wen-Shuan Shiao and Tung-liang Chiang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:110
  48. Umbilical cord hygiene prevents sepsis, a leading cause of neonatal mortality. The World Health Organization recommends 7.1% chlorhexidine digluconate (CHX) application to the umbilicus after home birth in hig...

    Authors: Sojib Bin Zaman, Abu Bakkar Siddique, Harriet Ruysen, Ashish KC, Kimberly Peven, Shafiqul Ameen, Nishant Thakur, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Nahya Salim, Rejina Gurung, Tazeen Tahsina, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Patricia S. Coffey, Barbara Rawlins, Louise T. Day, Joy E. Lawn…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):239

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 21 Supplement 1

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