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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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

  33. 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
  34. 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

  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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

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