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  1. 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

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Availability of skilled care at birth remains a major problem in most developing countries. In an effort to increase access to skilled birth attendance, the Kenyan government implemented the community midwifer...

    Authors: Margaret Titty Mannah, Charlotte Warren, Shiphrah Kuria and Adetoro A Adegoke
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:279
  14. For heterogeneous populations of low-prognosis women, it remains unclear as to how long individuals should continue undergoing ART when attempting to have a baby, as there have been insufficient studies to dat...

    Authors: Di Chen, Xi Shen, Li Wang and Yanping Kuang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:233
  15. High maternal mortality ratios remain a critical public health concern in Ghana. Birth preparedness and complication readiness (BP/CR), which is a component of focused antenatal care, is a safe motherhood stra...

    Authors: Cynthia Klobodu, Brandy-Joe Milliron, Kofi Agyabeng, Patricia Akweongo and Augustine Adomah-Afari
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:566
  16. The Enhancing Nutrition and Antenatal Infection Treatment (ENAT) intervention was implemented in Ethiopia to improve newborn birth weight (BW) by strengthening the contents and quality of antenatal care (ANC),...

    Authors: Y Mekonnen, E Wolde, A Bekele, Z Mehari, S Abebe, T Hagos, Y Tadesse, T Taye, G Asire, T Nigatu, S Kumar, S Girma and M Salasibew
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:620
  17. Vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) is a safe mode of birth for most women but internationally VBAC rates remain low. In Australia women planning a VBAC may experience different models of care including conti...

    Authors: Hazel Keedle, Lilian Peters, Virginia Schmied, Elaine Burns, Warren Keedle and Hannah Grace Dahlen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:381
  18. Giving birth is often a positive experience, but 7–44% have negative experiences and about 4% develop posttraumatic stress disorder following childbirth (PTSD FC). This randomized controlled trial (RCT) invest...

    Authors: Josefin Sjömark, Agneta Skoog Svanberg, Margareta Larsson, Frida Viirman, Inger Sundström Poromaa, Alkistis Skalkidou, Maria Jonsson and Thomas Parling
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:835
  19. Caesarean section (CS) is an intervention to reduce maternal and perinatal mortality, for complicated pregnancy and labour. We analysed trends in the prevalence of birth by CS in Ghana from 1998 to 2014.

    Authors: Joshua Okyere, Henry Ofori Duah, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah and Eugene Budu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:64
  20. Obstetrical interventions during childbirth vary widely across European and North American countries. Regional differences in intrapartum care may reflect an inpatient-based, clinician-oriented, interventional...

    Authors: Jennifer E Lutomski, John J Morrison and Mona T Lydon-Rochelle
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:123
  21. Timely access to essential obstetric and gynecologic healthcare is an effective method for improving maternal and neonatal outcomes; however, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted pregnancy care globally. In this glo...

    Authors: Imelda K. Moise, Nicole Ivanova, Cyril Wilson, Sigmond Wilson, Hikabasa Halwindi and Vera M. Spika
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:195
  22. Previous studies suggest higher rates of caesarean section among women who identify as racial/ethnic minorities. The objective of this study was to understand factors contributing to differences in caesarean r...

    Authors: Corrine Hanson, Kaeli Samson, Ann L. Anderson-Berry, Rebecca A. Slotkowski and Dejun Su
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:329
  23. Birth weight reflects gestational conditions and development during the fetal period. Low birth weight (LBW) may be associated with antenatal care (ANC) adequacy and quality. The purpose of this study was to a...

    Authors: Cátia Regina Branco da Fonseca, Maria Wany Louzada Strufaldi, Lídia Raquel de Carvalho and Rosana Fiorini Puccini
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:255
  24. Low maternal healthcare service utilization contributes to poor maternal and newborn health outcomes in rural Ethiopia. 'Motivational factors influence women's intention to perform a specific health behavior, ...

    Authors: Birhan Tsegaw Taye, Azmeraw Ambachew Kebede and Kindu Yinges Wondie
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:213
  25. Health care providers are often unfamiliar with the needs of women with disability. Moreover maternity and postnatal services may not be specifically tailored to the needs of women with disability and their fa...

    Authors: Reem Malouf, Maggie Redshaw, Jennifer J Kurinczuk and Ron Gray
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:58
  26. China had the second largest proportion of preterm birth (PTB) internationally. However, only 11% of pregnant women in China meet international guidelines for maternal physical activity, a significantly lower ...

    Authors: Miao Cai, Bin Zhang, Rong Yang, Tongzhang Zheng, Guanghui Dong, Hualiang Lin, Steven E. Rigdon, Hong Xian, Leslie Hinyard, Pamela K. Xaverius, Echu Liu, Thomas E. Burroughs, Daire R. Jansson, Morgan H. LeBaige, Shaoping Yang and Zhengmin Qian
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:206
  27. Childbearing is one of the most emotional and transformative events in a woman’s life. This study aims to explore the impact COVID-19 had on childbirth, postpartum, and the first year since giving birth.

    Authors: Lisette Saleh, Sharon Canclini, Cheryl Mathison, Shanna Combs and Beth Dickerson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:578
  28. With persisting maternal and infant health disparities, new models of maternity care are needed to meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. To date, there is limited evidence o...

    Authors: Sophie Hickey, Yvette Roe, Yu Gao, Carmel Nelson, Adrian Carson, Jody Currie, Maree Reynolds, Kay Wilson, Sue Kruske, Renee Blackman, Megan Passey, Anton Clifford, Sally Tracy, Roianne West, Daniel Williamson, Machellee Kosiak…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:431
  29. The maternal near-miss concept has been developed as an instrument for assisting health systems to evaluate and improve their quality of care. Our study aimed at studying the characteristics and quality of car...

    Authors: Maysoon Jabir, Imad Abdul-Salam, Dhikra M Suheil, Wafa Al-Hilli, Sana Abul-Hassan, Amal Al-Zuheiri, Rasha Al-Ba'aj, Abeer Dekan, Özge Tunçalp and Joao Paulo Souza
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:11
  30. Caesarean section is a commonly performed operation on women that is globally increasing in prevalence each year. There is a large variation in the rates of caesarean, both in high and low income countries, as...

    Authors: Mario R Festin, Malinee Laopaiboon, Porjai Pattanittum, Melissa R Ewens, David J Henderson-Smart and Caroline A Crowther
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:17
  31. Improvement in the prediction and prevention of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) - a range of life-threatening conditions during pregnancy, at delivery or within 42 days postpartum - is a public health priority...

    Authors: Natalie Dayan, Gabriel D. Shapiro, Jin Luo, Jun Guan, Deshayne B. Fell, Carl A. Laskin, Olga Basso, Alison L. Park and Joel G. Ray
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:679
  32. Each year almost 3 million newborns die within the first 28 days of life, 2.6 million babies are stillborn, and 287,000 women die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth worldwide. Effective and cost-ef...

    Authors: Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies, Catherine Pitt, Simon Cousens, Anne Mills and Joanna Schellenberg
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:243

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:64

  33. Most variation was found for type of pain medication and paediatric involvement, and least for instrumental vaginal births and intrapartum caesarean sections. Care providers and ... . Further research should focu...

    Authors: A. E. Seijmonsbergen-Schermers, D. C. Zondag, M. Nieuwenhuijze, T. Van den Akker, C. J. Verhoeven, C. Geerts, F. Schellevis and A. De Jonge
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:192
  34. Data showed that postpartum haemorrhage contributed to over 40% of in-hospital deaths of Ethiopian women. However, little is known about the barriers to effective management of primary postpartum haemorrhage. ...

    Authors: Tiruneh Bewket, Fooladi Ensieh, Plummer Virginia and McLelland Gayle
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:755
  35. Kenya has a maternal mortality ratio of 488 per 100,000 live births. Preventing maternal deaths depends significantly on the presence of a skilled birth attendant at delivery. Kenyan national statistics estima...

    Authors: Anne Gitimu, Christine Herr, Happiness Oruko, Evalin Karijo, Richard Gichuki, Peter Ofware, Alice Lakati and Josephat Nyagero
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:9
  36. Childbirth in Australia occurs predominantly in a biomedical context, with 97% of births occurring in hospital. A small percentage of women choose to birth outside the system – that is, to have a midwife attended...

    Authors: Melanie K Jackson, Virginia Schmied and Hannah G Dahlen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:254
  37. English maternity care policy has supported offering women choice of birth setting for over twenty years, but only 13% of women in England currently give birth in settings other than obstetric units (OUs). It ...

    Authors: Kirstie Coxon, Alison Chisholm, Reem Malouf, Rachel Rowe and Jennifer Hollowell
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:103
  38. The use of interventions in childbirth has increased the past decades. There is concern that some women might receive more interventions than they really need. For low-risk women, midwife-led birth settings ma...

    Authors: N. Bolten, A. de Jonge, E. Zwagerman, P. Zwagerman, T. Klomp, J. J. Zwart and C. C. Geerts
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:329
  39. In several developed countries women with a low risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth can make choices regarding place of birth. In the Netherlands, these women receive midwife-led care and can...

    Authors: A. B. Witteveen, P. De Cock, A. C. Huizink, A. De Jonge, T. Klomp, M. Westerneng and C. C. Geerts
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:363
  40. Companionship during labor is known to have both physical and psychosocial benefits to mother and baby. Sri Lanka made a policy decision to allow a labour companion in 2011. However, implementation has been un...

    Authors: Hemantha Senanayake, Rajitha Dilhan Wijesinghe and Kesavan Rajasekharan Nayar
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:392
  41. Emerging research evidence suggests a potential benefit in being upright in the first stage of labour and a systematic review of trials suggests both benefits and harmful effects associated with being upright ...

    Authors: Helen Lugina, Rose Mlay and Helen Smith
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2004 4:3
  42. National guidance (Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle Version 2 (SBLCBv2) Element 5) was published in 2019, with the aim to standardise preterm care in England. We plan to identify how many preterm birth surveill...

    Authors: Naomi Carlisle, Angharad Care, Dilly O. C. Anumba, Sonia Dalkin, Jane Sandall and Andrew H. Shennan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:47
  43. The quality of prenatal care is critical for the prevention of adverse pregnancy outcomes. However, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), only 64 % of women worldwide have access to over four sessi...

    Authors: Reihaneh Pirjani, Ashraf Moini, Javad Heshmati, Azar Mardi-Mamaghani, Mahnaz Esmaeili, Mehrnoosh Shafaatdoost, Arezoo Maleki-Hajiagha, Elham Karimi, Mojgan Hossein-boroujerdi, Fatemeh Shokri, Zahra Mosanezhad, Niloofar Bajool, Matina Noori, Ladan Hosseini, Emma Persad and Mahdi Sepidarkish
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:297
  44. Most women use some method of pain relief during labour. There is extensive research evidence available of pharmacological pain relief during labour; however this evidence is not readily available to pregnant ...

    Authors: Camille H Raynes-Greenow, Natasha Nassar, Siranda Torvaldsen, Lyndal Trevena and Christine L Roberts
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:15
  45. In 2015, the stillbirth rate after 28 weeks (late gestation) in Australia was 35% higher than countries with the lowest rates globally. Reductions in late gestation stillbirth rates have steadily improved in A...

    Authors: C. J. Andrews, D. Ellwood, P. F. Middleton, A. Gordon, M. Nicholl, C. S. E. Homer, J. Morris, G. Gardener, M. Coory, M. Davies-Tuck, F. M. Boyle, E. Callander, A. Bauman and V. J. Flenady
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:694
  46. Health care providers have an important role to share evidence based information and empower patients to make informed choices. Previous studies indicate that shared decision making in pregnancy and childbirth...

    Authors: Elke Deherder, Ilse Delbaere, Adriana Macedo, Marianne J. Nieuwenhuijze, Sven Van Laere and Katrien Beeckman
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:551

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