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1128 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Abortion-related complications are one of the five main causes of maternal mortality. However, research about abortion is very limited in fragile and conflict-affected settings. Our study aims to describe the ...

    Authors: Estelle Pasquier, Onikepe O. Owolabi, Tamara Fetters, Richard Norbert Ngbale, Mariette Claudia Adame Gbanzi, Timothy Williams, Huiwu Chen, Claire Fotheringham, Daphne Lagrou, Catrin Schulte-Hillen, Bill Powell, Elisabeth Baudin, Veronique Filippi and Lenka Benova
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:143
  16. A large literature search suggests a relationship between hospital/surgeon caseload volume and surgical complications. In this study, we describe associations between post-operative maternal complications foll...

    Authors: Philip S. J. Leonard, Dan L. Crouse, Jonathan G. Boudreau, Neeru Gupta and James T. McDonald
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:37
  17. Ethiopia has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in the world (420 per 100,000 live births in 2013), and unsafe abortion continues to be one of the major causes. To reduce deaths and disabilities from...

    Authors: Yohannes Dibaba, Sally Dijkerman, Tamara Fetters, Ann Moore, Hailemichael Gebreselassie, Yirgu Gebrehiwot and Janie Benson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:76
  18. Mulago National Referral Hospital has the largest maternity unit in sub-Saharan Africa. It is situated in Uganda, where the maternal mortality ratio is 310 per 100,000 live births. In 2010 a ‘Traffic Light Sys...

    Authors: Jennifer Forshaw, Stephanie Raybould, Emilie Lewis, Mark Muyingo, Andrew Weeks, Kate Reed, Logan Manikam and Josaphat Byamugisha
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:300
  19. An increase in the number of women with maternal obesity (Body Mass Index [BMI] ≥30 kg/m2) has had a huge impact on the delivery of maternity services. As part of a programme of feasibility work to design an ante...

    Authors: Debbie M Smith, Alison Cooke and Tina Lavender
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:157
  20. Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) is a non-invasive perinatal test (NIPT) used to assess fetal anomalies. The ability to detect fetal chromosomal aneuploidies is directly related to a sample’s fetal to total DNA fraction...

    Authors: Sanaz Mousavi, Ziba Shokri, Parvin Bastani, Morteza Ghojazadeh, Sevda Riahifar and Hooman Nateghian
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:918
  21. The main intervention under ReMiND program consisted of a mobile health application which was used by community health volunteers, called ASHAs, for counselling pregnant women and nursing mothers. This program...

    Authors: Shankar Prinja, Aditi Gupta, Pankaj Bahuguna and Ruby Nimesh
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:390
  22. Evidence suggests that daily supplementation of 1500 to 2000 mg of calcium during pregnancy reduces pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH). However, the evidence on the efficacy of low-dose calcium supplementati...

    Authors: Fouzia Khanam, Belal Hossain, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Dipak K. Mitra, Wameq Azfar Raza, Mahfuza Rifat, Kaosar Afsana and Mahfuzar Rahman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:406
  23. To assess whether the peri-conceptional or pregnancy exposure of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination would increase the risk of spontaneous abortion.

    Authors: Jing Tan, Yi-quan Xiong, Qiao He, Yan-mei Liu, Wen Wang, Meng Chen, Kang Zou, Xing-hui Liu and Xin Sun
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:302
  24. Health professionals are expected to engage pregnant women in shared decision making to help them make informed values-based decisions about prenatal screening. Patient decision aids (PtDAs) foster shared deci...

    Authors: Johanie Lépine, Maria Esther Leiva Portocarrero, Agathe Delanoë, Hubert Robitaille, Isabelle Lévesque, François Rousseau, Brenda J. Wilson, Anik M. C. Giguère and France Légaré
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:262
  25. Low back pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal problem during pregnancy, with an estimated prevalence ranging from 30–78% (Mota MJ et al. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil 28(2):351-7,2015 and Abebe E et al. J Med...

    Authors: Gong Long, Zhang Yao Yao, Yang Na, Yi Ping, Sun Wei and Tan Mingsheng
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:551
  26. Patient decision aids (PtDAs) help people make difficult, values-sensitive decisions. Prenatal screening for assessing the risk of genetic conditions in the fetus is one such decision and patient decision aids...

    Authors: Maria Esther Leiva Portocarrero, Anik M. C. Giguère, Johanie Lépine, Mirjam M. Garvelink, Hubert Robitaille, Agathe Delanoë, Isabelle Lévesque, Brenda J. Wilson, François Rousseau and France Légaré
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:90
  27. Raised blood pressure (BP) affects approximately 10% of pregnancies worldwide, and a high proportion of affected women develop pre-eclampsia. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of self-monitoring of ...

    Authors: Katherine L. Tucker, Kathryn S. Taylor, Carole Crawford, James A. Hodgkinson, Clare Bankhead, Tricia Carver, Elizabeth Ewers, Margaret Glogowska, Sheila M. Greenfield, Lucy Ingram, Lisa Hinton, Khalid S. Khan, Louise Locock, Lucy Mackillop, Christine McCourt, Alexander M. Pirie…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:442

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