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1112 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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

  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Out of a total of 5084 articles resulting from the search only 58 qualified for systematic review. Programs integrating multiple interventions were more likely to have significant positive impacts on maternal out...

    Authors: Angelo S Nyamtema, David P Urassa and Jos van Roosmalen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:30
  33. Every year an estimated three million neonates die globally and two hundred thousand of these deaths occur in Pakistan. Majority of these neonates die in rural areas of underdeveloped countries from preventabl...

    Authors: Ali Turab, Shabina Ariff, Muhammad A Habib, Imran Ahmed, Masawar Hussain, Akhtar Rashid, Zahid Memon, Mohammad I Khan, Sajid Soofi and Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:136
  34. An effective continuum of maternal care ensures that mothers receive essential health packages from pre-pregnancy to delivery, and postnatally, reducing the risk of maternal death. However, across Africa, cove...

    Authors: Adanna Chukwuma, Adaeze C. Wosu, Chinyere Mbachu and Kelechi Weze
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:152
  35. Babies born very preterm (before 30 weeks gestation) are at high risk of dying in their first weeks of life, and those who survive are at risk of developing cerebral palsy in childhood. Recent high-quality evi...

    Authors: Caroline A Crowther, Philippa F Middleton, Emily Bain, Pat Ashwood, Tanya Bubner, Vicki Flenady, Jonathan Morris and Sarah McIntyre
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:239
  36. Worldwide, an estimated 2.9 million neonatal deaths occurred in 2012, accounting for 44% of all under-five deaths. In Pakistan, more than 200,000 newborns die annually and neonatal mortality rates are higher t...

    Authors: Ali Turab, Lisa G Pell, Diego G Bassani, Sajid Soofi, Shabina Ariff, Zulfiqar A Bhutta and Shaun K Morris
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:315
  37. Third and fourth degree perineal tears, or obstetric anal sphincter injuries (OASI), sustained during childbirth can result in anal incontinence and psychosocial problems which require ongoing treatment. Withi...

    Authors: Posy Bidwell, Ranee Thakar, Nick Sevdalis, Louise Silverton, Vivienne Novis, Alexandra Hellyer, Megan Kelsey, Jan van der Meulen and Ipek Gurol-Urganci
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:331
  38. It is estimated that 18.5 million Caesarean Sections (CS) are conducted annually worldwide and about one-third of them are done without medical indications and described as “unnecessary”. Although developed co...

    Authors: Mamuda Aminu, Bettina Utz, Abdul Halim and Nynke van den Broek
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:130
  39. The Perineal Assessment and Repair Longitudinal Study (PEARLS) is a national clinical quality improvement initiative designed to improve the assessment and management of perineal trauma. Perineal trauma affects a...

    Authors: Debra E Bick, Christine Kettle, Sue Macdonald, Peter W Thomas, Robert K Hills and Khaled MK Ismail
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:10
  40. A recent systematic review identified very few studies on women’s views on how to improve the quality of maternal and newborn care (QMNC). This study aimed at exploring the suggestions provided by women, after...

    Authors: Marzia Lazzerini, Chiara Semenzato, Jaspreet Kaur, Benedetta Covi and Giorgia Argentini
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:200
  41. A growing body of evidence is beginning to highlight how mass incarceration shapes inequalities in population health. Non-Hispanic blacks are disproportionately affected by incarceration and criminal law enfor...

    Authors: Lauren Dyer, Rachel Hardeman, Dovile Vilda, Katherine Theall and Maeve Wallace
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:525
  42. Currently one-fifth of women in the UK are obese. Obese, pregnant woman are at an increased risk of experiencing complications of labour and serious morbidity. However, they are also more likely to undergo med...

    Authors: Angela Kerrigan, Carol Kingdon and Helen Cheyne
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:256
  43. In many countries, planned vaginal breech birth (VBB) is a rare event. After the Term Breech Trial in 2000, VBB reduced and caesarean section for breech presentation increased. Despite this, women still reques...

    Authors: Caroline SE Homer, Nicole P Watts, Karolina Petrovska, Chauncey M Sjostedt and Andrew Bisits
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:89
  44. The United States is currently facing a maternal morbidity and mortality crisis, with the highest rates of any resource-rich nation. In efforts to address this, new guidelines for postpartum care suggest that ...

    Authors: Laura Tucker, Alan Cuevas Villagomez and Tamar Krishnamurti
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:311
  45. Antenatal care (ANC) attendance is a strong predictor of maternal outcomes. In Nigeria, government health planners at state level and below have limited access to population-based estimates of ANC coverage and...

    Authors: Khalid Omer, Nshadi John Afi, Moh'd Chadi Baba, Maijiddah Adamu, Sani Abubakar Malami, Angela Oyo-Ita, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:380
  46. Well-developed critical thinking skills are required to provide midwifery care that is safe, evidence-based, and woman-centred. A valid, reliable tool to measure is required the application of critical thinkin...

    Authors: Amanda G. Carter, Amanda Müller, Michelle Gray, Dianne Bloxsome, Kristen Graham, Dolores Dooley and Linda Sweet
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:972

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