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1128 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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

  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) has been shown to have positive effects in promoting healthy birth outcomes in the United States. We explored whether such effe...

    Authors: Erin L. Blakeney, Jerald R. Herting, Brenda Kaye Zierler and Betty Bekemeier
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:252
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. Engaging citizens and communities to make services accountable is vital to achieving health development goals. Community participation in health management committees can increase public accountability of heal...

    Authors: Joanna Morrison, Kirti Tumbahangphe, Aman Sen, Lu Gram, Bharat Budhathoki, Rishi Neupane, Rita Thapa, Kunta Dahal, Bidur Thapa, Dharma Manandhar, Anthony Costello and David Osrin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:268
  36. Promoting healthy gestational weight gain (GWG) is important for preventing obstetric and perinatal morbidity, along with obesity in both mother and child. Provision of GWG guidelines by health professionals p...

    Authors: Jane C. Willcox, Karen J. Campbell, Elizabeth A. McCarthy, Martha Lappas, Kylie Ball, David Crawford, Alexis Shub and Shelley A. Wilkinson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:164
  37. This study was based on a statewide, high fidelity in-situ simulation training program developed by PRONTO International and implemented in collaboration with CARE India on PE/E management in Bihar, India. Using ...

    Authors: Julia H. Raney, Melissa C. Morgan, Amelia Christmas, Mona Sterling, Hilary Spindler, Rakesh Ghosh, Aboli Gore, Tanmay Mahapatra and Dilys M. Walker
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:41
  38. Since the 2000s, selective episiotomy has been systematically recommended worldwide. In France, the recommended episiotomy rate in vaginal deliveries is less than 30%. The aims of this study were to describe t...

    Authors: Karine Goueslard, Jonathan Cottenet, Adrien Roussot, Christophe Clesse, Paul Sagot and Catherine Quantin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:208
  39. The United Kingdom (UK) caesarean section (CS) rate is largely determined by reluctance to augment trial of labour and vaginal birth. Choice between repeat CS and attempting vaginal birth after CS (VBAC) in th...

    Authors: Valerie L. Peddie, Natalie Whitelaw, Grant P. Cumming, Siladitya Bhattacharya and Mairead Black
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:180
  40. Aboriginal infants have poorer birth outcomes than non-Aboriginal infants. Harmful use of tobacco, alcohol, and other substances is higher among Aboriginal women, as is violence, due to factors such as interge...

    Authors: Alison J. Gibberd, Judy M. Simpson, Jocelyn Jones, Robyn Williams, Fiona Stanley and Sandra J. Eades
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:110
  41. Chamas for Change (Chamas) is a group-based health education and microfinance program for pregnant and postpartum women that aims to address inequities contributing to high rates of maternal and infant mortality ...

    Authors: Lauren Y. Maldonado, Julia J. Songok, John W. Snelgrove, Christian B. Ochieng, Sheilah Chelagat, Justus E. Ikemeri, Monica A. Okwanyi, Donald C. Cole, Laura J. Ruhl and Astrid Christoffersen-Deb
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:288
  42. This study aims to determine reported prevalence of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy (HDP) and maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with these disorders among women delivering at selected hospitals acr...

    Authors: Matthew Bridwell, Endang Handzel, Michelle Hynes, Reginald Jean-Louis, David Fitter, Carol Hogue, Reynold Grand-Pierre, Hedwige Pierre and Bradley Pearce
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:208
  43. The caesarean section rate has risen rapidly in China. The purpose of this retrospective study was to estimate caesarean section rates and indications by hospital facility level in Mainland China to investigat...

    Authors: Xin Wang, Susan Hellerstein, Lei Hou, Liying Zou, Yan Ruan and Weiyuan Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:54
  44. Every year, more than a million of the world's newborns die on their first day of life; as many as two-thirds of these deaths could be saved with essential care at birth and the early newborn period. Simple in...

    Authors: Christina Lulu Makene, Marya Plotkin, Sheena Currie, Dunstan Bishanga, Patience Ugwi, Henry Louis, Kiholeth Winani and Brett D Nelson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:381
  45. Placenta Accreta Spectrum is associated with significant clinical maternal morbidity and mortality, which has been extensively described in the literature. However, there is a dearth of research on the lived e...

    Authors: Helena C. Bartels, Antje Horsch, Naomi Cooney, Donal J. Brennan and Joan G. Lalor
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:397
  46. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns triggered social discontent on an unprecedented scale. Descriptive phenomenological studies showed that pregnant women were under intense stress during the COV...

    Authors: Jean-Sébastien Cadwallader, Laura Berlingo, Valentine Rémy, Marc Dommergues and Julie Gilles de la Londe
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:83
  47. Evidence shows that women in Ghana experience disrespectful care (slapping, pinching, being shouted at, etc.) from midwives during childbirth. Hence, evidence-based research is needed to advance the adoption o...

    Authors: Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah, Emmanuel Kweku Nakua, Pascal Agbadi, Joshua Okyere, Peter Donkor and Jody R. Lori
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:451
  48. Engagement in decision making is a key priority of modern healthcare. Women are encouraged to make decisions about pain relief in labour in the ante-natal period based upon their expectations of what labour pa...

    Authors: Joanne E Lally, Richard G Thomson, Sheila MacPhail and Catherine Exley
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:6
  49. Though Ethiopia has expanded Maternity Waiting Homes (MWHs) to reduce maternal and perinatal mortality, the utilization rate is low. To maximize the use of MWH, policymakers must be aware of the barriers and b...

    Authors: Mekdes Kondale Gurara, Yves Jacquemyn, Gebresilasea Gendisha Ukke, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden and Veerle Draulans
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:675

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