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1269 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Women who enter pregnancy with a Body Mass Index above 30 kg/m2...face an increased risk of complications during pregnancy and birth. National and local practice recommendations in the ... a lack of confidence an...

    Authors: Lucy Goddard, Nerys M. Astbury, Richard J. McManus, Katherine Tucker and Jennifer MacLellan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:164
  6. 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

  7. 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
  8. A positive perinatal experience facilitates a smooth transition to motherhood and enhances the development of a strong bond between mother and newborn, contributing to maternal and societal wellbeing. Given th...

    Authors: E. Hadjigeorgiou, M. Andreaki, I. Koliandri, A. Spyridou, M. C. Balaam and A. Christoforou
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:487
  9. 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

  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, in its opinion of the Committee on Midwifery Practice, points out that planned home birth is a woman's and family's right to experience, but also to cho...

    Authors: Jannaina Campos Beviláqua, Laena Costa dos Reis, Valdecyr Herdy Alves, Lucia Helena Garcia Penna, Silvio Éder Dias da Silva, Andressa Tavares Parente, Fabianne de Jesus Dias Sousa, Bianca Dargam Gomes Vieira, Audrey Vidal Pereira, Maura Eduarda Sousa Fernandes and Diego Pereira Rodrigues
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:844
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Respectful maternity care is a crucial part of quality care and is associated with better health outcomes. Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, reports from across the world indicated that infection containment mea...

    Authors: Hagar Palgi-Hacker, Emma Sacks and Megan Landry
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:50
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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

  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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

  46. 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
  47. 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

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