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1200 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) has well recognised adverse health implications for the mother and her newborn that are both short and long term. Obesity is a significant risk factor for developing GDM and...

    Authors: Cate Nagle, Helen Skouteris, Heather Morris, Alison Nankervis, Bodil Rasmussen, Peter Mayall and Richard L Kennedy
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:65
  9. Intermittent Auscultation (IA) is the recommended method of fetal surveillance for healthy women in labour. However, the majority of women receive continuous electronic monitoring. We used the Theoretical Doma...

    Authors: Andrea M. Patey, Janet A. Curran, Ann E. Sprague, Jill J. Francis, S. Michelle Driedger, France Légaré, Louise Lemyre, Marie-Pascale A. Pomey and Jeremy M. Grimshaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:320
  10. Maternal mortality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region decreased significantly between 1990 and 2017. This was uneven, however, with some countries faring much better than others.

    Authors: Sathyanarayanan Doraiswamy, Sohaila Cheema, Patrick Maisonneuve, Anupama Jithesh and Ravinder Mamtani
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:552
  11. Maternal age < 18 or > 34 years, short inter-pregnancy birth interval, and higher birth order are considered to be high-risk fertility behaviours (HRFB). Underfive mortality being disproportionately concentrat...

    Authors: Rafi Amir-ud-Din, Lubna Naz, Aneela Rubi, Muhammad Usman and Umesh Ghimire
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:344
  12. To systematically review the literature on clinical interventions that influence vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) rates.

    Authors: Aireen Wingert, Lisa Hartling, Meghan Sebastianski, Cydney Johnson, Robin Featherstone, Ben Vandermeer and R. Douglas Wilson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:529
  13. Collection and storage of an infant’s cord blood at birth is an option available to many new parents. Antenatal health care providers have an important role in providing non-biased and evidence based informati...

    Authors: Lisa Peberdy, Jeanine Young and Lauren Kearney
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:81
  14. Screening and monitoring in pregnancy are strategies used by healthcare providers to identify high-risk pregnancies so that they can provide more targeted and appropriate treatment and follow-up care, and to m...

    Authors: Rachel A Haws, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob, Tanya Soomro, Esme V Menezes, Gary L Darmstadt and Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9(Suppl 1):S5

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  15. Being born before full gestation can have short-term and life-long health implications, yet it remains difficult to determine the risk of preterm birth among expectant mothers. Across different health settings...

    Authors: Katie Hardcastle, Kat Ford and Mark A. Bellis
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:129
  16. Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) through six months of age has been scientifically validated as having a wide range of benefits, but remains infrequent in many countries. The WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Hospital Ini...

    Authors: Adrienne Clermont, Josianne El Gemayel, Rola Hammoud, Jiangxia Wang, Hortenzia Beciu, Mona Sinno, Wilma Berends, Nadine Rosenblum, Jessica L. Bienstock, Kristen Byrnes and Roger Samuels
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:385
  17. Continuity of midwifery-led care during labour and birth is considered optimal. To ensure its sustainability in practice where limited evidence is available, the aim of the present study was to explore midwive...

    Authors: Leila Amiri-Farahani, Maryam Gharacheh, Narges Sadeghzadeh, Hamid Peyravi and Sally Pezaro
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:724
  18. Becoming parents for the first time is challenging. Mothers need both social and professional support to handle these challenges. Professionals’ attitudes affect quality of care and support. So to improve prof...

    Authors: Anette C Ekström and Stina Thorstensson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:275
  19. India accounts for 27 % of world’s neonatal deaths. Although more Indian women deliver in facilities currently than a decade ago, early neonatal mortality has not declined, likely because of insufficient quali...

    Authors: Somesh Kumar, Vikas Yadav, Sudharsanam Balasubramaniam, Yashpal Jain, Chandra Shekhar Joshi, Kailash Saran and Bulbul Sood
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:345
  20. Evidence based practice has been associated with better quality of care in many situations, but it has not been able to address increasing need and demand in healthcare globally and stagnant or decreasing heal...

    Authors: Ank De Jonge, Soo Downe, Lesley Page, Declan Devane, Helena Lindgren, Joke Klinkert, Muir Gray and Anant Jani
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:428
  21. The rising rates of primary caesarean section have resulted in a larger obstetric population with scarred uteri. Subsequent pregnancies in these women are risk-prone and may complicate. Besides ensuring standa...

    Authors: Sikolia Z Wanyonyi and Robinson N Karuga
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:62
  22. Skin-to-skin contact (SSC) practice improves newborn survival and child development through preventing hypothermia in newborns, improving early initiation of breastfeeding practice, and strengthening mother-ch...

    Authors: Nazia Binte Ali, Sabrina Sharmin Priyanka, Bal Ram Bhui, Samantha Herrera, Md. Rashidul Azad, Afsana Karim, Zubair Shams, Mahmoodur Rahman, S M Rokonuzzaman, Umme Salma Jahan Meena, Shams El Arifeen and Sk Masum Billah
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:709
  23. No midwifery-led units existed in Ireland before 2004. The aim of this study was to compare midwife-led (MLU) versus consultant-led (CLU) care for healthy, pregnant women without risk factors for labour and de...

    Authors: Cecily Begley, Declan Devane, Mike Clarke, Colette McCann, Patricia Hughes, Mary Reilly, Roisin Maguire, Shane Higgins, Alan Finan, Siobhan Gormally and Miriam Doyle
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:85
  24. Obesity is a significant global health problem, with the proportion of women entering pregnancy with a body mass index greater than or equal to 25 kg/m2 approaching 50%. Obesity during pregnancy is associated wit...

    Authors: Jodie M Dodd, Deborah A Turnbull, Andrew J McPhee, Gary Wittert, Caroline A Crowther and Jeffrey S Robinson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:79
  25. Reducing the rate of preterm birth is a cornerstone of global efforts to address child mortality, however existing screening tests offer imperfect prediction. Cervical electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) i...

    Authors: Victoria Stern, Georgina L. Jones, Sarah Senbeto and Dilly Anumba
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:959
  26. Pregnancy and childbirth are significant events in women’s lives and most women have expectations or plans for how they hope their labour and birth will go. It is possible that strong expectations about labour...

    Authors: Rebecca Webb, Susan Ayers, Annick Bogaerts, Ljiljana Jeličić, Paulina Pawlicka, Sarah Van Haeken, Nazihah Uddin, Rita Borg Xuereb and Natalija Kolesnikova
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:475
  27. Globally, 15 million infants are born preterm each year, and 1 million die due to complications of prematurity. Over 60% of preterm births occur in Sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia. Care at birth for prematur...

    Authors: Eleanor J. Mitchell, Santosh Benjamin, Sam Ononge, James Ditai, Zahida Qureshi, Shabeen Naz Masood, Diane Whitham, Peter J. Godolphin and Lelia Duley
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:439
  28. Interventions directed toward mothers before and during pregnancy and childbirth may help reduce preterm births and stillbirths. Survival of preterm newborns may also be improved with interventions given durin...

    Authors: Fernando C Barros, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, Maneesh Batra, Thomas N Hansen, Cesar G Victora and Craig E Rubens
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10(Suppl 1):S3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 10 Supplement 1

  29. An intact umbilical cord allows the physiological transfusion of blood from the placenta to the neonate, which reduces infant iron deficiency and is associated with improved development during early childhood....

    Authors: Katarina Ekelöf, Elisabeth Sæther, Anna Santesson, Maria Wilander, Katarina Patriksson, Susanne Hesselman, Li Thies-Lagergren, Heike Rabe and Ola Andersson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:593
  30. Woman-centred maternity care is respectful and responsive to women’s needs, values, and preferences. Women’s views and expectations regarding the quality of health services during pregnancy and childbirth vary...

    Authors: Salma A. E. Ahmed, Abela Mahimbo and Angela Dawson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:27
  31. The goal of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is to provide optimal care for preterm and sick infants while supporting their growth and development. The NICU environment can be stressful for preterm infa...

    Authors: Sarah Coutts, Alix Woldring, Ann Pederson, Julie De Salaberry, Horacio Osiovich and Lori A. Brotto
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:52
  32. Ineffective management of obstetric emergencies contributes significantly to maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in Mexico. PRONTO (Programa de Rescate Obstétrico y Neonatal: Tratamiento Óptimo y Oportu...

    Authors: Dilys Walker, Susanna Cohen, Jimena Fritz, Marisela Olvera, Hector Lamadrid-Figueroa, Jessica Greenberg Cowan, Dolores Gonzalez Hernandez, Julia C Dettinger and Jenifer O Fahey
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:367
  33. Sexual health is a multidimensional phenomenon constructed by personal, social, and cultural factors but continues to be studied with a biomedical approach. During the postpartum period, a woman transitions to...

    Authors: Lidia Pardell-Dominguez, Patrick A. Palmieri, Karen A. Dominguez-Cancino, Doriam E. Camacho-Rodriguez, Joan E. Edwards, Jean Watson and Juan M. Leyva-Moral
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:92
  34. The World Health Organization (WHO) launched the “Safe Childbirth Checklist (SCC) Collaboration” in 2012. The SCC is designed to contribute to quality care by providing reminders of evidence-based practices fo...

    Authors: Pedro J. Saturno-Hernández, María Fernández-Elorriaga, Ismael Martínez-Nicolás and Ofelia Poblano-Verástegui
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:154
  35. Kangaroo mother care (KMC) is an evidence-based intervention that reduces morbidity and mortality in preterm infants. However, it has not yet been fully integrated into health systems around the world. The aim...

    Authors: Qian Cai, Dan-Qi Chen, Hua Wang, Yue Zhang, Rui Yang, Wen-Li Xu and Xin-Fen Xu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:851
  36. Almost 30% of live births in England and Wales occur late preterm or early term (LPET) and are associated with increased risks of adverse health outcomes throughout the lifespan. However, very little is known ...

    Authors: Frances J Mielewczyk and Elaine M Boyle
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:526
  37. Psychological birth trauma (PBT), mainly due to overlooking maternal mental health, is a common and high prevalence public health problem in low-resource settings. Preventing PBT is a good indicator of the rea...

    Authors: Mahshid Taheri, Ziba Taghizadeh, Nahid Jafari and Amirhossein Takian
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:350
  38. There is limited safety information on most drugs used during pregnancy. This is especially true for medication against tropical diseases because pharmacovigilance systems are not much developed in these setti...

    Authors: Dominic Mosha, Festo Mazuguni, Sigilbert Mrema, Salim Abdulla and Blaise Genton
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:322
  39. Nulliparous women contribute to increasing cesarean delivery in the Nordic countries and advanced maternal age has been suggested as responsible for rise in cesarean delivery rates in many developed countries....

    Authors: Yeneabeba Tilahun Sima, Rolv Skjærven, Liv Grimstvedt Kvalvik, Nils-Halvdan Morken, Kari Klungsøyr and Linn Marie Sørbye
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:419
  40. This low cost key informant surveillance system produced high, but plausible birth and death rates in this remote population ... registration and thus assist policy makers in making evidence-based decisions.

    Authors: Sarah Barnett, Nirmala Nair, Prasanta Tripathy, Jo Borghi, Suchitra Rath and Anthony Costello
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008 8:6
  41. Earlier studies indicate that midwife-led birth settings are associated with modest benefits, including reduced medical interventions and increased maternal satisfaction. The generalizability of these studies ...

    Authors: Britt Ingeborg Eide, Anne Britt Vika Nilsen and Svein Rasmussen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:25
  42. There is convincing evidence that birth in hospitals with high birth volumes increases the chance of healthy survival in high-risk infants. However, it is unclear whether this is true also for low risk infants...

    Authors: Felix Walther, Denise Kuester, Anja Bieber, Jürgen Malzahn, Mario Rüdiger and Jochen Schmitt
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:531
  43. Expectant parents worldwide have experienced changes in the way they give birth as a result of COVID-19, including restrictions relating to access to birthing units and the presence of birthing partners during...

    Authors: Ezra Aydin, Kevin A. Glasgow, Staci M. Weiss, Zahra Khan, Topun Austin, Mark H. Johnson, Jane Barlow and Sarah Lloyd-Fox
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:304
  44. Afghanistan faces a high burden of maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, including pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (PE/E), are among the most common causes of maternal...

    Authors: Nasratullah Ansari, Partamin Manalai, Farzana Maruf, Sheena Currie, Jelle Stekelenburg, Jos van Roosmalen, Young-Mi Kim and Hannah Tappis
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:36
  45. Safe childbirth remains a daunting challenge, particularly in low-middle income countries, where most pregnancy-related deaths occur. Cameroon’s maternal mortality rate, estimated at 529 per 100,000 live birth...

    Authors: Julius Sama Dohbit, Namanou Ines Emma Woks, Carlin Héméry Koudjine, Willy Tafen, Pascal Foumane, Assumpta Lucienne Bella, Rosemary Nkemdilim Ogu and Fru Fobuzshi Angwafo III
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:497
  46. Despite biomedical advances and intervention efforts, rates of preterm birth and other adverse outcomes in the United States have remained relatively intransigent. Evidence suggests that group prenatal care ca...

    Authors: Shayna D. Cunningham, Jessica B. Lewis, Jordan L. Thomas, Stephanie A. Grilo and Jeannette R. Ickovics
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:147
  47. Although antenatal care coverage in Tanzania is high, worrying gaps exist in terms of its quality and ability to prevent, diagnose or treat complications. Moreover, much less is known about the utilisation of ...

    Authors: Mwifadhi Mrisho, Brigit Obrist, Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg, Rachel A Haws, Adiel K Mushi, Hassan Mshinda, Marcel Tanner and David Schellenberg
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:10
  48. Childbirth assistance in highly technological settings and existing variability in the interventions performed are cause for concern. In recent years, numerous recommendations have been made concerning the import...

    Authors: Ramón Escuriet, María Pueyo, Herminia Biescas, Cristina Colls, Isabel Espiga, Joanna White, Xavi Espada, Josep Fusté and Vicente Ortún
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:143
  49. Community-based bilingual doula (CBD) services have been established to respond to migrant women’s needs and reduce barriers to high quality maternity care. The aim of this study was to compare birth outcomes ...

    Authors: Ulrika Byrskog, Rhonda Small and Erica Schytt
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:721

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