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1294 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. Compliance with standards of care is required for sustained improvement in the quality of delivery services. It thus represents a key challenge to improving maternal survival and meeting the Sustainable Develo...

    Authors: Sabita Tuladhar, Maria Delius, Matthias Siebeck, Cornelia Oberhauser, Deepak Paudel and Eva Rehfuess
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:132
  2. Mode of delivery in women with previous history of cesarean delivery (CD) is highly modifiable by the practices of the delivery unit. Vaginal birth after a cesarean (VBAC) delivery is a safe and preferred alte...

    Authors: Petra Psenkova, Miroslav Tedla, Lenka Minarcinova and Jozef Zahumensky
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:292
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The increasing demand for childbirth care based on physiological principles has led official bodies to encourage health centers to provide evidence-based care aimed at promoting women’s participation in inform...

    Authors: E. Reviriego-Rodrigo, N. Ibargoyen-Roteta, S. Carreguí-Vilar, L. Mediavilla-Serrano, S. Uceira-Rey, S. Iglesias-Casás, A. Martín-Casado, A. Toledo-Chávarri, G. Ares-Mateos, S. Montero-Carcaboso, B. Castelló-Zamora, N. Burgos-Alonso, A. Moreno-Rodríguez, N. Hernández-Tejada and C. Koetsenruyter
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:395
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

  11. 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
  12. In Ethiopia, various maternal and child health interventions, including comprehensive and basic obstetric cares were conducted to curb high neonatal and infant morbidity and mortality. As such, adverse birth o...

    Authors: Melak Jejaw, Getachew Teshale, Lake Yazachew, Endalkachew Dellie and Ayal Debie
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:285
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Longer intervals between consecutive births decrease the number of children a woman can have. This results in beneficial effects on population size and on the health status of mothers and children. Therefore, ...

    Authors: Samuel Yohannes, Mekitie Wondafrash, Mulumebet Abera and Eshetu Girma
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:38
  18. 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

  19. No study has revealed the effectiveness of long-term tocolysis for patients diagnosed with threatened preterm birth, and the use of betamimetics in these patients has not been recommended in the United States ...

    Authors: Daisuke Shigemi, Shotaro Aso and Hideo Yasunaga
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:204
  20. To ascertain and explore the views of women and their partners, giving birth in the Czech Republic, of the level of respectful or disrespectful care provided during pregnancy and early labour.

    Authors: Deirdre Daly, Natalie Sedlicka, Kateřina Švanderlíková, PetraAnn Ann Kovařčíková, Radka Wilhelmová and Cecily Begley
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:370
  21. Birth preparedness and complication readiness are broadly endorsed by governments and international agencies to reduce maternal and neonatal health threats in low income countries. Maternal education is broadl...

    Authors: Daniel Bekele Ketema, Cheru Tesema Leshargie, Getiye Dejenu Kibret, Moges Agazhe Assemie, Pammla Petrucka and Animut Alebel
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:149
  22. Incidences of unassisted home birthing practices have been increasing in Malaysia despite the accessibility to safe and affordable child birthing facilities. We aimed to explore the reasons for women to make s...

    Authors: Nur Amani Natasha Ahmad Tajuddin, Julia Suhaimi, Siti Nurkamilla Ramdzan, Khasnur Abd Malek, Ilham Ameera Ismail, Nurainul Hana Shamsuddin, Ahmad Ihsan Abu Bakar and Sajaratulnisah Othman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:309
  23. Abuse against women in labor starts with subtle forms of discrimination that can turn into overt violence. Therefore it is crucial to work towards prevention and elimination of disrespect and ill-treatment in ...

    Authors: Barbara Baranowska, Antonina Doroszewska, Urszula Kubicka-Kraszyńska, Joanna Pietrusiewicz, Iwona Adamska-Sala, Anna Kajdy, Dorota Sys, Urszula Tataj-Puzyna, Grażyna Bączek and Susan Crowther
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:520
  24. In Western countries, it is common practice for a woman to be supported by a trusted person during childbirth, usually the other parent. Numerous studies have shown that this has a positive effect both on the ...

    Authors: Nadine Schmitt, Sabine Striebich, Gabriele Meyer, Almuth Berg and Gertrud M. Ayerle
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:742
  25. Adverse birth outcomes are major public health problems in developing countries. Data, though scarce in developing countries including Ethiopia, on adverse birth outcomes and the risk factors are important for...

    Authors: Akilew Awoke Adane, Tadesse Awoke Ayele, Leta Gedefaw Ararsa, Bikes Destaw Bitew and Berihun Megabiaw Zeleke
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:90
  26. The aim of this study was to investigate guidelines on preterm birth, analyze decision-criteria, and to identify consensus and discrepancies among these guidelines.

    Authors: Katharina Putora, René Hornung, Janis Kinkel, Tina Fischer and Paul Martin Putora
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:355

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:413

  27. The rates of successful vaginal birth after previous cesarean section (VBAC) have been increasing with minimal complication. Successful vaginal birth after cesarean section improves maternal and fetal outcomes...

    Authors: Birye Dessalegn Mekonnen and Aragaw Awoke Asfaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:65
  28. Low birth weight is weight less than 2500 g or 5.5 lb. at birth. Globally, more than 20 million infants (15-20%) are born with a low birth weight each year. Birth weight is the primary indicator of the health ...

    Authors: Mesfin Tadese, Abdulwahhab Seid Minhaji, Chalachew Tegegne Mengist, Fetene Kasahun and Getaneh Baye Mulu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:794
  29. Physical activity (PA) tends to decline during pregnancy, and remains low in the early postpartum period, despite the known physical and psychological benefits. This study aimed to explore: (1) women’s experie...

    Authors: Amy Findley, Debbie M. Smith, Kathryn Hesketh and Chris Keyworth
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:54
  30. Preterm birth complications are the leading cause of deaths for children under five years. Antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) are effective at reducing mortality and serious morbidity amongst infants born at <34 ...

    Authors: Grace Liu, Joel Segrè, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Matthews Mathai, Jeffrey M Smith, Jorge Hermida, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Pierre Barker, Mercy Jere, Edward Moses, Sarah G Moxon, Kim E Dickson, Joy E Lawn and Fernando Althabe
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S3

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

  31. Approximately 25% of facility births take place in private health facilities. Recent national studies of maternal and newborn health (MNH) service availability and quality have focused solely on the status of ...

    Authors: Hannah Tappis, Rebaz Lak, Riyadh Alhilfi, Aso Hameed Zangana, Falah Wadi, David Hipgrave and Shaimaa Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:331
  32. The current COVID-19 pandemic is a unique stressor with potentially challenging and negative consequences on the experiences of pregnant and postpartum women. International literature highlights the pandemic’s...

    Authors: Eleni Hadjigeorgiou, Paris Vogazianos, Maria-Dolores Christofi, Emma Motrico, Sara Domínguez-Salas, Ana R. Mesquita and Andri Christoforou
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:685
  33. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic caused great uncertainty about causes, treatment and mortality of the new virus. Constant updates of recommendations and restrictions from national authorities may have ca...

    Authors: Katja Schrøder, Lonny Stokholm, Katrine Hass Rubin, Jan Stener Jørgensen, Ellen Aagaard Nohr, Lone Kjeld Petersen and Mette Bliddal
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:664
  34. One in five women in the UK are survivors of rape and sexual assault, and four in five women will give birth. This implies that a substantial number of women experience rape and sexual assault before pregnancy...

    Authors: Rebecca Lissmann, Michelle Lokot and Cicely Marston
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:796
  35. The global Low Birth Weight (LBW) rate is reported to be 15.5% with more than 95% of these LBW infants being from developing countries. LBW is a major factor associated with neonatal deaths in developing count...

    Authors: Vishnu Khanal, Kay Sauer, Rajendra Karkee and Yun Zhao
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:32
  36. The association between mode of delivery (MOD) and parent-infant-bonding has only been studied in mothers and findings have been inconclusive. The aim of this study was to prospectively investigate how MOD rel...

    Authors: Svenja Döblin, Lara Seefeld, Victoria Weise, Marie Kopp, Susanne Knappe, Eva Asselmann, Julia Martini and Susan Garthus-Niegel
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:285
  37. The physical place and environment has a profound influence on experiences, health and wellbeing of birthing women. An alternatively designed delivery room, inspired by the principles of healing architecture a...

    Authors: Jane Hyldgaard Nielsen and Charlotte Overgaard
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:283
  38. Having a companion of choice throughout childbirth is an important component of good quality and respectful maternity care for women and has become standard in many countries. However, there are only a few exa...

    Authors: Paul Chaote, Nguke Mwakatundu, Sunday Dominico, Alex Mputa, Agnes Mbanza, Magdalena Metta, Samantha Lobis, Michelle Dynes, Selemani Mbuyita, Shanon McNab, Karen Schmidt and Florina Serbanescu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:304
  39. Repeat caesarean sections make a substantial contribution to the overall caesarean section rate. It is important to understand what influences women to choose this option when the alternative of attempting vag...

    Authors: Natalie Whitelaw, Siladitya Bhattacharya, David McLernon and Mairead Black
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:361
  40. Annually, 14 million newborns require stimulation to initiate breathing at birth and 6 million require bag-mask-ventilation (BMV). Many countries have invested in facility-based neonatal resuscitation equipmen...

    Authors: Ashish KC, Kimberly Peven, Shafiqul Ameen, Georgina Msemo, Omkar Basnet, Harriet Ruysen, Sojib Bin Zaman, Martha Mkony, Avinash K. Sunny, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Josephine Shabani, Ram Chandra Bastola, Evelyne Assenga, Naresh P. KC, Shams El Arifeen, Edward Kija…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):235

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

  41. This is the first of seven articles from a preterm birth and stillbirth report. Presented here is an overview of the burden, an assessment of the quality of current estimates, review of trends, and recommendat...

    Authors: Joy E Lawn, Michael G Gravett, Toni M Nunes, Craig E Rubens and Cynthia Stanton
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S1

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

  42. Low birth weight is a public health problem in Africa with the cause attributable to malaria in pregnancy. World Health Organization recommends the use of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) ...

    Authors: Chris Guure and Seth Afagbedzi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:223
  43. Efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to improve maternal and child health can be accelerated by addressing preterm birth and stillbirth. However, most global health stakeholders are unawa...

    Authors: Megan Sather, Anne-Véronique Fajon, Rachel Zaentz and Craig E Rubens
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S5

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

  44. Seafood is a good source of essential fatty acids which has a presumably beneficial effect on developing embryos and fetuses, although it is also a source of contaminants. In this context, pregnant women are f...

    Authors: Zhang Wei, Wang Li, Cao Lei, An Caixia, Zhang Chuan and Wang Jianqin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:253
  45. In Switzerland, foreigners account for 25.3% of the permanent resident population, and the fertility rate of migrant women is higher than that of Swiss women. However, migrant women from non-European countries...

    Authors: Dingcui Cai, Paulina Villanueva, Hong Lu, Basile Zimmermann and Antje Horsch
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:69
  46. Maternal childbirth dissatisfaction has short- and long-term negative effects on the mothers’ health and life, as well as on relation with her child and family. Due to lack of studies in Iran and other countie...

    Authors: Jila Nahaee, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Fatemeh Abbas-Alizadeh, Colin R. Martin, Caroline J. Hollins Martin, Mojgan Mirghafourvand and Hadi Hassankhani
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:408
  47. With the impact of over two centuries of colonisation in Australia, First Nations families experience a disproportionate burden of adverse pregnancy and birthing outcomes. First Nations mothers are 3–5 times m...

    Authors: Penny Haora, Yvette Roe, Sophie Hickey, Yu Gao, Carmel Nelson, Jyai Allen, Melanie Briggs, Faye Worner, Sue Kruske, Kristie Watego, Sarah-Jade Maidment, Donna Hartz, Juanita Sherwood, Lesley Barclay, Sally Tracy, Mark Tracy…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:77
  48. The Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP), launched in 2014, aims to end preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths, with national targets of ≤12 neonatal deaths per 1000 live births and ≤12 stillbirths per 1000 total...

    Authors: Sarah G Moxon, Harriet Ruysen, Kate J Kerber, Agbessi Amouzou, Suzanne Fournier, John Grove, Allisyn C Moran, Lara ME Vaz, Hannah Blencowe, Niall Conroy, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Joshua P Vogel, Barbara Rawlins, Rubayet Sayed, Kathleen Hill, Donna Vivio…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S8

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

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