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1112 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. Epidural analgesia represents one of the most effective pharmacological ways to relieve labour pain. Women’s awareness regarding the use of epidurals is increasing. As the decision to use epidural analgesia du...

    Authors: Maha Heshaam Alakeely, Arwa khalaf Almutari, Ghadah Abdulrhman Alhekail, Zainah Ahmad Abuoliat, Alaa Althubaiti, Laila Abdul-Rahman AboItai and Hanan Al-Kadri
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:124
  2. Maternal obesity before and during pregnancy predicts maternal and infant risks of obesity and its associated metabolic conditions. Dietary and physical activity recommendations during pregnancy as well as wei...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Garmendia, Camila Corvalan, Marcela Araya, Paola Casanello, Juan Pedro Kusanovic and Ricardo Uauy
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:175
  3. Anaemia is a public health problem affecting over 1.62 billion people globally. It affects all age groups of people and is particularly more prevalent in pregnant women. Africa carries a high burden of anaemia...

    Authors: Gerald Obai, Pancras Odongo and Ronald Wanyama
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:76
  4. Maternal mortality can be prevented in low-income settings through early health care seeking during maternity complications. While health system reforms in India prioritised institutional deliveries, inadequat...

    Authors: Danish Ahmad, Itismita Mohanty, Avishek Hazra and Theo Niyonsenga
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:79
  5. Full breastfeeding is the ultimate aim for preterm infants to ensure they receive the full benefits of human milk however, preterm infants face a number of challenges associated with their immaturity and assoc...

    Authors: Donna T. Geddes, Kok Chooi, Kathryn Nancarrow, Anna R. Hepworth, Hazel Gardner and Karen Simmer
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:386
  6. The death of a baby before or soon after birth can place an enormous psychological toll on parents. Parent support groups have grown in response to bereaved parents’ unmet needs for support. Peer support is th...

    Authors: Frances M. Boyle, Allyson J. Mutch, Elizabeth A. Barber, Christine Carroll and Julie H. Dean
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:291
  7. Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (NAIT), caused by maternal antibodies raised against alloantigens carried on foetal platelets, is a very common haematological abnormality in newborns worldwide. However, b...

    Authors: Li Chen, Zhiwei Liu, Tiemei Liu, Xianjun Ma, Meiying Rao, Yongjun Wang, Bo Sun, Wen Yin, Jun Zhang, Beizhan Yan, Xiaojuan Li, Qiushi Wang, Lei Zhang, Jun Wen, Fenghua Liu, Peng Wang…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:281
  8. Rates of maternal mortality and morbidity vary markedly, both between and within countries. Documenting these variations, in a very unequal society like South Africa, provides useful information to direct init...

    Authors: Njeri Wabiri, Matthew Chersich, Olive Shisana, Duane Blaauw, Helen Rees and Ntabozuko Dwane
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:256
  9. Infants exposed to alcohol in the womb are at increased risk of experiencing health problems. However, mixed messages about the consequences of prenatal alcohol consumption have resulted in inconsistent attitu...

    Authors: Lawrence Doi, Helen Cheyne and Ruth Jepson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:170
  10. The induction of labour is an increasingly common procedure in the obstetrics field. Various methods have been used to induce labour, among which balloon catheters play an important role. Whether the specifica...

    Authors: Xiyao Liu, Yu Wang, Fan Zhang, Xiaoni Zhong, Rong Ou, Xin Luo and Hongbo Qi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:358
  11. The large obstetric units typical of industrialised countries have come under criticism for fragmented and depersonalised care and heavy bureaucracy. Interest in midwife-led continuity models of care is growin...

    Authors: Viola Burau and Charlotte Overgaard
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:121
  12. Suicidal behaviors cover a range or continuum of acts from suicidal ideations to a series of actions, commonly known as suicidal attempts or deliberate self-harms. Though different mental disorders related stu...

    Authors: Leul Belachew Zewdu, Mebratu Mitiku Reta, Niguse Yigzaw and Koku Sisay Tamirat
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:42
  13. Early warning scores are designed to identify hospitalized patients who are at high risk of clinical deterioration. Although many general scores have been developed for the medical-surgical wards, specific sco...

    Authors: David E. Arnolds, Kyle A. Carey, Lena Braginsky, Roxane Holt, Dana P. Edelson, Barbara M. Scavone and Matthew Churpek
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:295
  14. Equitable use of reproductive health care services is of critical importance since it may affect women’s and children’s health. Policies to reduce inequality in access to reproductive health care services are ...

    Authors: Oluwasegun Jko Ogundele, Milena Pavlova and Wim Groot
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:492
  15. A woman’s health at the time of conception lays the foundation for a healthy pregnancy and the lifelong health of her child. We investigated the health behaviours of UK women planning pregnancy.

    Authors: Beth McDougall, Kimberley Kavanagh, Judith Stephenson, Lucilla Poston, Angela C. Flynn and Sara L. White
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:530
  16. Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for aneuploidies is now available through commercial companies in many countries, including through private practice in the United Kingdom (UK). Thorough evaluation of serv...

    Authors: Melissa Hill, David Wright, Rebecca Daley, Celine Lewis, Fiona McKay, Sarah Mason, Nicholas Lench, Abigail Howarth, Christopher Boustred, Kitty Lo, Vincent Plagnol, Kevin Spencer, Jane Fisher, Mark Kroese, Stephen Morris and Lyn S Chitty
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:229
  17. Papua New Guinea (PNG) has one of the highest burdens of HIV and syphilis in pregnancy in the Asia-Pacific region. Timely and effective diagnosis can alleviate the burden of HIV and syphilis and improve matern...

    Authors: Olga PM Saweri, Neha Batura, Justin Pulford, M. Mahmud Khan, Xiaohui Hou, William S Pomat, Andrew J Vallely and Virginia Wiseman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:780
  18. Maternal obesity has severe physical impacts such as increased chances of pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes. However, mental health impacts are given less attention within antenatal care. Evidence suggest...

    Authors: Nafisa Insan, Emma Slack, Nicola Heslehurst and Judith Rankin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:502
  19. Maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in Low Income Countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa involves numerous interrelated causes. The three-delay model/framework was advanced to better understand ...

    Authors: Michael K. Mwaniki, Evaline J. Baya, Faith Mwangi-Powell and Peter Sidebotham
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:14
  20. The rate of elective Caesarean Section (CS) is rising in many countries. Many obstetric units in the UK have either introduced or are planning to introduce enhanced recovery (ER) as a means of reducing length ...

    Authors: Ellena Corso, Daniel Hind, Daniel Beever, Gordon Fuller, Matthew J. Wilson, Ian J. Wrench and Duncan Chambers
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:91
  21. For the past decade, Maternal Mortality Reports, published in the United Kingdom every three years, have consistently raised concerns about maternal observations in maternity care. The reports identify that ob...

    Authors: Justine Jeffery, Alistair Hewison, Laura Goodwin and Sara Kenyon
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:282
  22. There are unique challenges to parenting in residency and there is limited data to guide policy regarding lactation facilities and support for female physicians-in-training. We aimed to assess issues surroundi...

    Authors: Gabrielle W. Peters, Aleksandra Kuczmarska-Haas, Emma B. Holliday and Lindsay Puckett
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:762
  23. Poor mental health in the postnatal period is experienced by high numbers of parents, with a high associated cost to society, however accessing therapeutic support during this time is complicated by parenting ...

    Authors: Rosie Attard, Jane Iles and Rose-Marie Satherley
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:763
  24. Smoking cessation in pregnancy has unique challenges. Health providers (HP) may need support to successfully implement smoking cessation care (SCC) for pregnant women (PW). We aimed to synthesize qualitative d...

    Authors: Ratika Kumar, Leah Stevenson, Judith Jobling, Yael Bar-Zeev, Parivash Eftekhari and Gillian S. Gould
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:550

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  25. Perinatal mental health problems such as mood disorders are common. We propose a new multidisciplinary health service intervention program providing continuous support to women and their children from the star...

    Authors: Yoshiyuki Tachibana, Noriaki Koizumi, Chikako Akanuma, Hiromi Tarui, Eizaburo Ishii, Tomomi Hoshina, Ayuko Suzuki, Akiko Asano, Shiho Sekino and Hiroto Ito
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:58
  26. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) contributes to the epidemic of diabetes and obesity in mothers and their offspring. The primary objective of this pilot study was to: 1) refine the GDM Management System (Go...

    Authors: Wanda K. Nicholson, A. Jenna Beckham, Karen Hatley, Molly Diamond, La-Shell Johnson, Sherri L. Green and Deborah Tate
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:277
  27. Despite numerous publications stating the importance of multidisciplinary care for women with pre-existing medical conditions, there is a lack of evidence regarding structure or processes of multidisciplinary ...

    Authors: Cath Taylor, David R. McCance, Lucy Chappell, Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Sara A. Thorne, Khaled M. K. Ismail, James S. A. Green and Debra Bick
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:434
  28. Shortages of staff have a significant and negative impact on maternal outcomes in low-income countries, but the impact on obstetric care providers in these contexts is less well documented. Despite the governm...

    Authors: Susan Bradley, Francis Kamwendo, Effie Chipeta, Wanangwa Chimwaza, Helen de Pinho and Eilish McAuliffe
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:65
  29. Bioethicists argue that inclusion of pregnant women in clinical research should be more routine to increase the evidence-base for pregnant women and foetuses. Yet, it is unknown whether pregnant women and othe...

    Authors: Indira S. E. van der Zande, Rieke van der Graaf, Martijn A. Oudijk, Elsbeth H. van Vliet-Lachotzki and Johannes J. M. van Delden
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:65
  30. Previous research has demonstrated emotional, psychological and educational harm to young mothers following unintended conceptions. The UK has one of the highest rates of pregnancies in adolescence in Western ...

    Authors: Joanna M. Charles, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Rabeea’h Aslam, Maggie Hendry, Diana Pasterfield and Rhiannon Whitaker
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:271
  31. Eclampsia remains a major cause of perinatal and maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide. We examined facilitators and barriers to the use of magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) in the management of pre-eclampsia/eclam...

    Authors: Olugbenga Oguntunde, Zulfiya Charyeva, Molly Cannon, William Sambisa, Nosakhare Orobaton, Ibrahim A Kabo, Kamil Shoretire, Saba’atu E Danladi, Nurudeen Lawal and Habib Sadauki
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:130
  32. The aim of the study was to identify trajectories of perinatal depressive symptoms and their predictors among women living in a low-resource setting in South Africa, and who present with a risk of depression d...

    Authors: Emily C. Garman, Marguerite Schneider and Crick Lund
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:202
  33. Post-partum depression (PPD) is a growing mental health concern worldwide. There is little evidence in the Chinese context of the relationship between paternal PPD and maternal PPD. Given the growing global co...

    Authors: Zhizhou Duan, Yuanyuan Wang, Ping Jiang, Amanda Wilson, Yan Guo, Yongliang Lv, Xiaonan Yang, Renjie Yu, Shuilan Wang, Zhengyan Wu, Mengqing Xia, Guosheng Wang, Ye Tao, L Xiaohong, Ling Ma, Hong Shen…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:537
  34. In 2004, the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommended that an elective caesarean section for an uncomplicated pregnancy should not be carried out before 39 completed weeks due to increased...

    Authors: Ipek Gurol-Urganci, David A Cromwell, Leroy C Edozien, Chidimma Onwere, Tahir A Mahmood and Jan H van der Meulen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:43
  35. Psychosocial factors are of increasing interest as potential influencers in disease development. This study explores associations between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and maternal depression, adverse ch...

    Authors: Margaret Versteegen, Christine T. Bozlak, Heather Larkin and Allison A. Appleton
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:335
  36. Adverse events from intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) are poorly documented yet essential to inform clinical practice for neonatal group B Streptococcus (GBS) disease prevention. In this systematic review,...

    Authors: Farah Seedat, Chris Stinton, Jacoby Patterson, Julia Geppert, Bee Tan, Esther R. Robinson, Noel Denis McCarthy, Olalekan A. Uthman, Karoline Freeman, Samantha Ann Johnson, Hannah Fraser, Colin Stewart Brown, Aileen Clarke and Sian Taylor-Phillips
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:247
  37. Severe obstetric hemorrhage is a leading cause of severe maternal morbidity. A perinatal blood transfusion is the key factor in the treatment of severe obstetric hemorrhage. Our aim is to identify patients wit...

    Authors: Yao Wang, Juan Xiao and Fanzhen Hong
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:373
  38. Per UNICEF’s Nurturing Care Framework, early childhood development (ECD) begins during pregnancy and many lower-resource settings need data to inform their programs for optimal child development. The maternal-...

    Authors: Jessica Mackness, John A. Gallis, Raymond Kofi Owusu, Mohammed Ali, Safiyatu Abubakr-Bibilazu, Haliq Adam, Raymond Aborigo, John Koku Awoonor-Williams, Margaret Lillie, Elena McEwan, John Hembling, Lavanya Vasudevan and Joy Noel Baumgartner
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:4
  39. Whilst it is recommended that babies are breastfed exclusively for the first six months, many mothers do not maintain breastfeeding for this length of time. Previous research confirms that women and midwives v...

    Authors: Emma L Giles, Matthew Holmes, Elaine McColl, Falko F Sniehotta and Jean M Adams
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:116
  40. Health facility delivery has been described as one of the major contributors to improved maternal and child health outcomes. In sub-Saharan Africa where 66% of the global maternal mortality occurred, only 56% ...

    Authors: Sulaimon T. Adedokun and Olalekan A. Uthman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:93
  41. Intimate partner violence (IPV) during pregnancy is associated with adverse maternal and child health outcomes, including poor mental health. Previous IPV research has largely focused on women’s victimization ...

    Authors: Jordan L. Thomas, Jessica B. Lewis, Isabel Martinez, Shayna D. Cunningham, Moiuri Siddique, Jonathan N. Tobin and Jeannette R. Ickovics
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:120
  42. In this study, we aimed to determine whether epidural analgesia affects the indications for intrapartum caesarean delivery, such as foetal distress, dystocia, or maternal request, in nulliparous term women wit...

    Authors: Rong Lin, Peng Shi, Haibing Li, Zhiqiang Liu and Zhendong Xu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:464
  43. Treatment and care for female genital fistula have become increasingly available over the last decade in countries across Africa and South Asia. Before the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetric...

    Authors: Joseph K Ruminjo, Veronica Frajzyngier, Muhammad Bashir Abdullahi, Frank Asiimwe, Thierno Hamidou Barry, Abubakar Bello, Dantani Danladi, Sanda Oumarou Ganda, Sa’ad Idris, Maman Inoussa, Maura Lynch, Felicity Mussell, Dulal Chandra Podder, Abba Wali and Mark A Barone
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:220
  44. Intramuscular pethidine is routinely used throughout the UK for labour analgesia. Studies have suggested that pethidine provides little pain relief in labour and has a number of side effects affecting mother a...

    Authors: Michael YK Wee, Jenny P Tuckey, Peter Thomas and Sara Burnard
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:51
  45. Controversy exists regarding ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) and its clinical impact on breastfeeding, including the benefits, or otherwise, of tongue-tie release (frenotomy). As exclusive breastfeeding rates in Ir...

    Authors: Kathryn Muldoon, Louise Gallagher, Denise McGuinness and Valerie Smith
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:373
  46. Annually, around 44 million abortions are induced worldwide. Safe termination of pregnancy (TOP) services can reduce maternal mortality, but induced abortion is illegal or severely restricted in many countries...

    Authors: Oona M. R. Campbell, Estela M. L. Aquino, Bellington Vwalika and Sabine Gabrysch
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:105
  47. While there has been a steady decline in adolescent pregnancies worldwide and in Australia over the last three decades, Australian rates still rank third highest among developed countries. Adolescent pregnanci...

    Authors: S. Connor, K. Edvardsson and E. Spelten
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:245

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