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  1. Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP) is a common condition worldwide. Women report being unprepared about PPGP, and state they receive little recognition and support from healthcare professionals. Situa...

    Authors: Dragana Ceprnja, Lucy Chipchase, Pranee Liamputtong and Amitabh Gupta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:682
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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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