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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. In India, the neonatal mortality rate is nearly double the Sustainable Development Goal target with more than half of neonatal deaths occurring in only four states, one of which is Bihar. Evaluations of immedi...

    Authors: Brennan Vail, Melissa C. Morgan, Jessica Dyer, Amelia Christmas, Susanna R. Cohen, Megha Joshi, Aboli Gore, Tanmay Mahapatra and Dilys M. Walker
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:385
  12. Woman-centred care is recognised as a fundamental construct of midwifery practice yet to date, there has been no validated tool available to measure it. This study aims to develop and test a self-report tool t...

    Authors: Deborah L. Davis, Debra K. Creedy, Zoe Bradfield, Elizabeth Newnham, Marjorie Atchan, Lorna Davie, Judith McAra-Couper, Kristen Graham, Christine Griffiths, Linda Sweet and Virginia Stulz
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:523
  13. Bangladesh has achieved major gains in maternal and newborn survival, facility childbirth and skilled birth attendance between 1991 and 2010, but excess maternal mortality persists. High-quality maternal healt...

    Authors: Herfina Y. Nababan, Rubana Islam, Shabnam Mostari, Md Tariqujjaman, Malabika Sarker, Mohammad Tajul Islam and Corrina Moucheraud
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:402
  14. Maternal and perinatal mortality continue to be a high priority problem on the health agendas of less developed countries. Despite the progress made in the last decade to quantify the magnitude of maternal mor...

    Authors: Edgar Kestler, Dilys Walker, Anabelle Bonvecchio, Sandra Sáenz de Tejada and Allan Donner
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:73
  15. Prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) can result in a range of adverse neonatal outcomes, including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). This systematic review and meta-analysis sought to investigate the effectiv...

    Authors: Svetlana Popova, Danijela Dozet, Ekta Pandya, Marcos Sanches, Krista Brower, Lidia Segura and Steven J. Ondersma
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:61
  16. Yoga is a popular mind-body medicine frequently recommended to pregnant women. Gaps remain in our understanding of the core components of effective pregnancy yoga programmes. This systematic review and meta-an...

    Authors: Lisa Corrigan, Patrick Moran, Niamh McGrath, Jessica Eustace-Cook and Deirdre Daly
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:250
  17. Azithromycin is an azalide antibiotic with an extensive range of indications and has become a common treatment option due to its convenient dosing regimen and therapeutic advantages. Human studies addressing g...

    Authors: Moumita Sarkar, Cindy Woodland C, Gideon Koren and Adrienne RN Einarson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2006 6:18
  18. Most women who have a caesarean can safely have a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) for their next birth, but more women have an elective repeat caesarean than a VBAC.

    Authors: Hazel Keedle, Virginia Schmied, Elaine Burns and Hannah Grace Dahlen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:142
  19. Whether facility-based implementation of Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) reduces neonatal mortality at a population level in low and middle income countries (LMIC) has not been studied. Therefore, we evaluated HB...

    Authors: Roopa M. Bellad, Akash Bang, Waldemar A. Carlo, Elizabeth M. McClure, Sreelatha Meleth, Norman Goco, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Richard J. Derman, Patricia L. Hibberd, Archana Patel, Fabian Esamai, Sherri Bucher, Peter Gisore and Linda L. Wright
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:222
  20. Criteria-based audits have been used to improve clinical management in developed countries, but have only recently been introduced in the developing world. This study discusses the introduction of a criteria-b...

    Authors: Hussein Lesio Kidanto, Ingrid Mogren, Siriel N Massawe, Gunilla Lindmark and Lennarth Nystrom
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:13
  21. Knowledge of pregnant women’s and mothers’ viewpoints on midwifery care is crucial for its appropriate delivery and research. In Germany, comprehensive research to more fully understand women’s needs in pregna...

    Authors: Elke Mattern, Susanne Lohmann and Gertrud M. Ayerle
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:389
  22. Women in Scotland with uncomplicated pregnancies are encouraged by professional bodies and national guidelines to access community based models of midwife-led care for their labour and birth. The evidence base...

    Authors: Sara Denham, Tracy Humphrey and Ruth Taylor
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:198
  23. A husband’s support during childbirth is vital to a parturient woman’s emotional well-being. Evidence suggests that this type of support enables a woman to feel more in control during labour by reducing matern...

    Authors: Sabitri Sapkota, Toshio Kobayashi, Masayuki Kakehashi, Gehanath Baral and Istuko Yoshida
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:49
  24. Pregnancy among adolescents, whether intended or not, is a public health concern as it is generally considered high risk for both mothers and their newborns. In Zambia, where many women engage in early sexual ...

    Authors: Tannia Tembo, Aybüke Koyuncu, Haoran Zhuo, Martha Mwendafilumba and Albert Manasyan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:684
  25. The partograph is a graphic display of the progress of labour, recommended by the World Health Organization, but often underused in practice in low- and middle-income countries. We were interested in going bey...

    Authors: Elizabeth Ollerhead and David Osrin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:281
  26. Evidence for the relationship between maternal and perinatal factors and the success of vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC) is conflicting. We aimed to systematically analyze published data on maternal...

    Authors: Yanxin Wu, Yachana Kataria, Zilian Wang, Wai-Kit Ming and Christina Ellervik
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:360
  27. When used judiciously, cesarean sections can save lives; but in the United States, prior research indicates that cesarean birth rates have risen beyond the threshold to help women and infants and become a cont...

    Authors: Emily White VanGompel, Elliott K. Main, Daniel Tancredi and Joy Melnikow
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:184
  28. In spite of government efforts, maternal mortality in Tanzania is currently at more than 400 per 100,000 live births. Community-based interventions that encourage safe motherhood and improved health-seeking be...

    Authors: Furaha August, Andrea B. Pembe, Rose Mpembeni, Pia Axemo and Elisabeth Darj
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:129
  29. Antepartum depressive and anxiety symptoms (ADS and AAS) are prevalent in Malaysia. Prior evidence linking maternal ADS and AAS with adverse birth outcomes and caesarean section (CS) or instrumental delivery i...

    Authors: Hashima E. Nasreen, Hafizah Binti Pasi, Sakinah Md Rifin, Mohd Aznan Md Aris, Jamalludin Ab Rahman, Razman Mohd Rus and Maigun Edhborg
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:201
  30. There is high-quality evidence supporting induction of labour (IOL) for a number of maternal and fetal indications. However, one fifth of inductions fail to result in vaginal births, requiring cesarean deliver...

    Authors: Sepand Alavifard, Kennedy Meier, Yonatan Shulman, George Tomlinson and Rohan D’Souza
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:130
  31. Clinically, once a woman has been identified as being at risk of spontaneous preterm birth (sPTB) due to a short cervical length, a decision regarding prophylactic treatment must be made. Three interventions h...

    Authors: Natasha L. Hezelgrave, Helena A. Watson, Alexandra Ridout, Falak Diab, Paul T Seed, Evonne Chin-Smith, Rachel M. Tribe and Andrew H. Shennan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:358
  32. Electronic-health (e-health) provides opportunities for quality improvement of healthcare, but implementation in low and middle income countries is still limited. Our aim was to describe the implementation of ...

    Authors: Sahar Hassan, Ase Vikanes, Katariina Laine, Khaled Zimmo, Mohammad Zimmo, Espen Bjertness and Erik Fosse
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:112
  33. The phenomenon of being ‘with woman’ is fundamental to midwifery as it underpins its philosophy, relationships and practices. There is an identified gap in knowledge around the ‘with woman’ phenomenon from the...

    Authors: Zoe Bradfield, Yvonne Hauck, Michelle Kelly and Ravani Duggan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:29
  34. The current study sought to develop a short birth satisfaction indicator utilising items from the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) for use as a brief measure of birth satisfaction and as a possible key...

    Authors: Colin R. Martin, Caroline Hollins Martin and Maggie Redshaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:277
  35. Prior to the advent of modern obstetric services, traditional birth attendants (TBAs) have rendered services to pregnant women and women in labour for a long time. Although it is anticipated that women in cont...

    Authors: Lydia Aziato and Cephas N. Omenyo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:64
  36. Two recent recommendations made by the World Health Organization confirm the benefits of companion of choice at birth on labour outcomes; however institutional practices and policies do not always support its ...

    Authors: Tamar Kabakian-Khasholian and Anayda Portela
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:265
  37. In countries where the proportion of births attended by skilled providers is low, maternal mortality is high. According to the 2016 EDHS report, the proportion of births attended by skilled providers was only ...

    Authors: Ahmed Siraj, Woubishet Teka and Habtemu Hebo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:185
  38. Circadian rhythm plays an important role as our internal body’s clock that synchronizes behavior and physiology according to the external 24-h light-dark cycle. Past studies have associated disrupted circadian...

    Authors: Satvinder Kaur, Ai Ni Teoh, Nurul Husna Mohd Shukri, Siti Raihanah Shafie, Normina Ahmad Bustami, Masaki Takahashi, Pei Jean Lim and Shigenobu Shibata
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:96
  39. In 2002, the MOREOB (Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiently) obstetrical patient safety program was phased-in across hospitals in Ontario, Canada. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effect of the MOREOB ...

    Authors: Deborah Weiss, Deshayne B. Fell, Ann E. Sprague, Mark C. Walker, Sandra Dunn, Jessica Reszel, Wendy E. Peterson, Doug Coyle and Monica Taljaard
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:151
  40. In Ethiopia, female genital mutilation (FGM) remains a serious concern and has affected 23.8 million women and girls, with the highest prevalence in Somali regional state. Even though FGM is reported to be ass...

    Authors: Kiros Gebremicheal, Fisehaye Alemseged, Haimanot Ewunetu, Daniel Tolossa, Abdibari Ma’alin, Mahlet Yewondwessen and Samuel Melaku
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:305
  41. High levels of childbirth fear impact birth preparation, obstetric outcomes and emotional wellbeing for around one in five women living in developed countries. Higher rates of obstetric intervention and caesar...

    Authors: Jennifer Fenwick, Jocelyn Toohill, Jenny Gamble, Debra K. Creedy, Anne Buist, Erika Turkstra, Anne Sneddon, Paul A. Scuffham and Elsa L. Ryding
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:284
  42. Sub-optimal medication adherence in pregnant women with chronic disease and pregnancy-related indications has the potential to adversely affect maternal and perinatal outcomes. Adherence to appropriate medicat...

    Authors: Anna Davies, Sadie Mullin, Sarah Chapman, Katie Barnard, Danya Bakhbakhi, Rachel Ion, Francesca Neuberger, Judith Standing, Abi Merriel, Abigail Fraser and Christy Burden
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:135
  43. Skilled attendance at delivery is a key marker for reducing maternal mortality. Effective community engagement strategies complemented by community health worker (CHW) services can improve access to maternal h...

    Authors: Anbrasi Edward, Aparna Krishnan, Grace Ettyang, Younghee Jung, Henry B. Perry, Annette E. Ghee and Jane Chege
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:514
  44. During pregnancy and postnatally, women seek information from a variety of sources. The potential to incorporate educational pregnancy and parenting resources into conventional health services is underexplored...

    Authors: Nicola Crossland, Gill Thomson and Victoria Hall Moran
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:253
  45. Guidelines for clinical practice have been part of the Ministry of health’s efforts to improve the quality of care for over two decades. Their benefits have been documented in Uganda. However, having practice ...

    Authors: Mariam Namutebi, Gorrette K. Nalwadda, Simon Kasasa, Patience A. Muwanguzi and Dan K. Kaye
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:261
  46. Successful implementation of Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC) is likely to improve pregnancy outcomes and is essential for quality maternity care. Context in implementation is described as factors...

    Authors: Abiola Olubusola Komolafe, Oyeyemi Olajumoke Oyelade, Sunday Adepoju Adedini and Omolola Oladunni Irinoye
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:934
  47. Mental wellbeing during pregnancy and the year after birth is critical to a range of maternal and infant outcomes. Many mental health interventions fail to incorporate stakeholder perspectives. The Catalyst Pr...

    Authors: Tatiana Taylor Salisbury, Katie H Atmore, Inocencia Nhambongo, Muanacha Mintade, Luciana Massinga, Jak Spencer, Jonathan West and Flavio Mandlate
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:183

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