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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

  10. Computerized clinical decision support (CDSS) –digital information systems designed to improve clinical decision making by providers – is a promising tool for improving quality of care. This study aims to unde...

    Authors: Gulnoza Usmanova, Kamlesh Lalchandani, Ashish Srivastava, Chandra Shekhar Joshi, Deepak Chandra Bhatt, Anand Kumar Bairagi, Yashpal Jain, Mohammed Afzal, Rashmi Dhoundiyal, Jyoti Benawri, Tarun Chaudhary, Archana Mishra, Rajni Wadhwa, Pompy Sridhar, Nupur Bahl, Pratibha Gaikwad…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:278
  11. 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
  12. Prematurity and low birthweight are more prevalent among Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse infants.

    Authors: Shae Karger, Claudia Bull, Joanne Enticott and Emily J. Callander
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:3

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:352

  13. 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

  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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

  17. Combinations of resources have an impact on physician decisions regarding VLBW transports and are interpretable in terms of the capacity to diagnose and absorb risk. We suggest a collegial review of transport pat...

    Authors: David W Britt, Janet Bronstein and Jonathan D Norton
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2006 6:11
  18. Hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal mortality in Bangladesh, the majority of which is due to postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), blood loss of 500 mL or more. Many deaths due to PPH occur at home where approx...

    Authors: Ndola Prata, Suzanne Bell, Martine Holston and Mohammad A Quaiyum
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:24
  19. In spite of considerable improvement in maternal and neonatal outcomes over the past decade in India, the current maternal mortality ratio and neonatal mortality rate are far from the Sustainable Development G...

    Authors: Yashpal Jain, Tarun Chaudhary, Chandra Shekhar Joshi, Manish Chotiya, Bijali Sinha, Tapas Sadasivan Nair, Ashish Srivastava, Vinod Kumar SV, Abhinav Agrawal, Vineet Srivastava, Dinesh Baswal, Kamlesh Lalchandani, Hemang Shah, Gulnoza Usmanova, Bulbul Sood, Vikas Yadav…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:586
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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

  26. 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
  27. 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

  28. 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
  29. 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

  30. 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
  31. Disparity exists in maternal and infant birth outcomes of Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women giving birth in the United Kingdom (UK) compared to the majority. There is therefore a need to reconsider existi...

    Authors: Rebecca Garcia, Nasreen Ali, Chris Papadopoulos and Gurch Randhawa
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:226
  32. The Middle East and North Africa region harbors significant proportions of stunting and wasting coupled with surging rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Recent evidence identified nutrition during the firs...

    Authors: Farah Naja, Lara Nasreddine, Al Anoud Al Thani, Khaled Yunis, Michael Clinton, Anwar Nassar, Sara Farhat Jarrar, Patricia Moghames, Ghina Ghazeeri, Sajjad Rahman, Walaa Al-Chetachi, Eman Sadoun, Nibal Lubbad, Zelaikha Bashwar, Hiba Bawadi and Nahla Hwalla
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:98
  33. An estimated two-thirds of the world's 2.7 million newborn deaths could be prevented with quality care at birth and during the postnatal period. Basic Newborn ... is part of the solution and includes hygienic birth

    Authors: Christabel Enweronu-Laryea, Kim E Dickson, Sarah G Moxon, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Christabel Nyange, Susan Niermeyer, France Bégin, Howard L Sobel, Anne CC Lee, Severin Ritter von Xylander and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S4

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

  34. Women report fear of pain in childbirth and often lack complete information on analgesic options prior to labour. Preferences for pain relief should be discussed before labour begins. A woman's antepartum deci...

    Authors: Christine L Roberts, Camille H Raynes-Greenow, Natasha Nassar, Lyndal Trevena and Kirsten McCaffery
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2004 4:24
  35. The cesarean section (CS) rate has increased over recent decades with poor guideline adherence as a possible cause. The objective of this study was to explore barriers and facilitators for delivering optimal c...

    Authors: Sonja Melman, Rachel Hellen Petra Schreurs, Carmen Desiree Dirksen, Anneke Kwee, Jan Gerrit Nijhuis, Nicol Anna Cornelia Smeets, Hubertina Catharina Johanna Scheepers and Rosella Petronella Maria Gemma Hermens
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:230
  36. Maternity care reform plans have been proposed at state and national levels in Australia, but the extent to which these respond to maternity care consumers’ expressed needs is unclear. This study examines open...

    Authors: Loretta C McKinnon, Samantha J Prosser and Yvette D Miller
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:366
  37. Immediate newborn care (INC) practices, notably early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF), are fundamental for newborn health. However, coverage tracking currently relies on household survey data in many settin...

    Authors: Tazeen Tahsina, Aniqa Tasnim Hossain, Harriet Ruysen, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Louise T. Day, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Jasmin Khan, Josephine Shabani, Ashish KC, Tapas Mazumder, Sojib Bin Zaman, Shafiqul Ameen, Stefanie Kong, Agbessi Amouzou, Ornella Lincetto…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):237

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

  38. We report population-based data on still birth, induced abortion and miscarriage from the Indian state of Bihar to assess the magnitude of the problem and to inform corrective action.

    Authors: Priyanka S Kochar, Rakhi Dandona, G Anil Kumar and Lalit Dandona
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:413
  39. Despite the disproportionate prevalence of gestational diabetes (GDM) and preterm birth (PTB) and their associated adverse perinatal outcomes among Black women, little is known about PTB among Black women with...

    Authors: Karen A. Scott, Brittany D. Chambers, Rebecca J. Baer, Kelli K. Ryckman, Monica R. McLemore and Laura L. Jelliffe-Pawlowski
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:593
  40. The Mothers Autonomy in Decision Making Scale (MADM) assesses women’s autonomy and role in decision making. The Mothers on Respect Index (MORi) asseses women’s experiences of respect when interacting with thei...

    Authors: L. L. Peters, M. S. G. van der Pijl, S. Vedam, W. S. Barkema, M. T. van Lohuizen, D. E. M. C. Jansen and E. I. Feijen-de Jong
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:134
  41. Current recommendations do not support the use of continuous electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) for low risk women during labour, yet EFM remains widespread in clinical practice. Consideration of the views, per...

    Authors: Valerie Smith, Cecily M Begley, Mike Clarke and Declan Devane
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:166
  42. Episiotomy in Mexico is highly prevalent and often routine - performed in up to 95% of births to primiparous women. The WHO suggests that episiotomy be used in selective cases, with an expected prevalence of 1...

    Authors: Rodrigo Garcia-Cerde, Pilar Torres-Pereda, Marisela Olvera-Garcia and Jennifer Hulme
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:549
  43. Recent studies have identified HIV as a leading contributor to preterm delivery and its associated morbidity and mortality. However little or no information exists in our sub-region on this subject. Identifyin...

    Authors: Oliver C Ezechi, Agatha N David, Chidinma V Gab-Okafor, Harry Ohwodo, David A Oladele, Olufunto O Kalejaiye, Paschal M Ezeobi, Titilola A Gbajabiamila, Rosemary A Adu, Bamidele Oke, Zaidat A Musa, Sabdat O Ekama, Oluwafunke Ilesanmi, Olutosin Odubela, Esther O Somefun, Ebiere C Herbertson…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:93
  44. Evidence-based medicine has shown that successful vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) is associated with ... an elective repeat cesarean. Although spontaneous vaginal births and reductions in cesarean delivery (C...

    Authors: Qiuping Liao, Jinying Luo, Lianghui Zheng, Qing Han, Zhaodong Liu, Wei Qi, Tingting Yang and Jianying Yan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:639
  45. Contemporary obstetrics in sub-Saharan Africa is yet to meet the analgesic needs of most women during child birth for a satisfactory birth experience and expectedly, obstetricians have a major role to play in ...

    Authors: Lucky O Lawani, Justus N Eze, Okechukwu B Anozie, Chukwuemeka A Iyoke and Nduka N Ekem
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:140
  46. Prolonged labour very often causes suffering from difficulties that may have lifelong implications. This study aimed to explore the prevalence and treatment of prolonged labour and to compare birth outcome and...

    Authors: Astrid Nystedt and Ingegerd Hildingsson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:233
  47. The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is a lower-middle income country making steady progress improving maternal and child health outcomes. We sought to ascertain if there have been improvements in th...

    Authors: Sonja J. Olsen, Phommady Vetsaphong, Phouvanh Vonglokham, Sara Mirza, Viengphone Khanthamaly, Touy Chanthalangsy, Seth Chittanavanh, Bounkong Syhavong, Ann Moen, Joseph Bresee, Andrew Corwin and Anonh Xeuatvongsa
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:379
  48. Birth asphyxia is a major contributor to neonatal mortality worldwide. In Ethiopia, birth asphyxia remains a severe condition that leads to significant mortality and morbidity. This study aims to assess the pr...

    Authors: Ritbano Ahmed Abdo, Hassen Mosa Halil, Biruk Assefa Kebede, Abebe Alemu Anshebo and Negeso Gebeyehu Gejo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:536

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