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1196 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. There is evidence that a woman who receives continuous labour support from a chosen companion can have shorter labour duration, is more likely to give birth without medical interventions, and report a satisfyi...

    Authors: Thierry Claudien Uhawenimana, Nicola M. Gray, Heather Whitford and Alison McFadden
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:258
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Despite recognition of the adverse impacts of the mistreatment of women during pregnancy, labour and birth, there remains limited evidence on interventions that could reduce mistreatment and build a culture of...

    Authors: Habtamu Kasaye, Annabel Sheehy, Vanessa Scarf and Kathleen Baird
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:305
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. The provision of quality obstetric care in health facilities is central to reducing maternal mortality, but simply increasing childbirth in facilities not enough, with evidence that many facilities in sub-Saha...

    Authors: Jessica King, Alfred K. Tarway-Twalla, Mardieh Dennis, Musu Pusah Twalla, Patrick K. Konwloh, Chea Sanford Wesseh, Bentoe Zoogley Tehoungue, Geetor S. Saydee, Oona Campbell and Carine Ronsmans
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:952
  20. The prevalence of pregnancy-induced hypertension in Ethiopia ranges from 2.2 to 18.3%. However, so far little is known about the adverse perinatal outcomes of pregnancy-induced hypertension in Tigray regional ...

    Authors: Abadi Kidanemariam Berhe, Abiodun O. Ilesanmi, Christopher O. Aimakhu and Afework Mulugeta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 20:7
  21. Caesarean section (CS) is a potentially lifesaving obstetric procedure. However, there are concerns about the rising CS rate in many countries of the world including Nigeria. The Ten-Group Robson classificatio...

    Authors: Adebayo Adekunle Akadri, John Osaigbovo Imaralu, Omotayo Felicia Salami, Chimaobi Chukwuemeka Nwankpa and Akinmade Adekunle Adepoju
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:243
  22. Infant mortality remains a serious global public health problem. The global infant mortality rate has decreased significantly over time, but the rate of decline in most African countries, including Ethiopia, i...

    Authors: Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema, Wullo Sisay Seretew, Misganaw Gebrie Worku and Dessie Abebaw Angaw
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:362
  23. Renewed attention and investment is needed to improve the quality of care during the early newborn period to address preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths in Papua New Guinea (PNG). We aimed to assess ear...

    Authors: Alyce N. Wilson, Pele Melepia, Rose Suruka, Priscah Hezeri, Dukduk Kabiu, Delly Babona, Pinip Wapi, Naomi Spotswood, Meghan A. Bohren, Joshua P. Vogel, Angela Kelly-Hanku, Alison Morgan, James G. Beeson, Christopher Morgan, Lisa M. Vallely, Edward J. Waramin…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:462
  24. Prenatal records are potentially powerful tools for the translation of best-practice evidence into routine prenatal care. Although all jurisdictions in Canada use standardized prenatal records to guide care an...

    Authors: Sonia Semenic, Nancy Edwards, Shahirose Premji, Joanne Olson, Beverly Williams and Phyllis Montgomery
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:78
  25. Perinatal depression is the most common mental illness experienced by pregnant and postpartum women, yet it is often under-detected and under-treated. Some researchers suggest this may be partly influenced by ...

    Authors: Laura E. Legere, Katherine Wallace, Angela Bowen, Karen McQueen, Phyllis Montgomery and Marilyn Evans
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:239
  26. While many women and infants have an uneventful course during the postpartum period, others experience significant morbidity. Effective postpartum care in the community can prevent short, medium and long-term ...

    Authors: Crishan Haran, Mieke van Driel, Benjamin L Mitchell and Wendy E Brodribb
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:51
  27. Iron deficiency anaemia is a common problem in pregnancy despite national recommendations and guidelines for treatment. The aim of this study was to appraise the evidence against the UK National Screening Comm...

    Authors: Ruramayi Rukuni, Marian Knight, Michael F Murphy, David Roberts and Simon J Stanworth
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:269
  28. Maternal and infant mortality remains high in Nigeria primarily due to low use of skilled birth attendants. Huge disparities exist between southern and northen Nigeria on use of skilled birth attendants with s...

    Authors: George I. Eluwa, Sylvia B. Adebajo, Kwasi Torpey, Oladapo Shittu, Shittu Abdu-Aguye, Daniel Pearlman, Umma Bawa, Aira Olorukooba, Hadiza Khamofu and Robert Chiegli
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:158
  29. Spontaneous vaginal twin delivery after 32nd week of gestation is safe when first twin presenting cephalic. Aim of this study is to identify obstetric factors influencing the condition of second twin and to ve...

    Authors: Gerhard Bogner, Valentina Wallner, Claudius Fazelnia, Martina Strobl, Birgit Volgger, Thorsten Fischer and Volker R. Jacobs
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:176
  30. To address it's persistently high maternal mortality rate of 276/100,000 live births, the government of Pakistan created a new cadre of community based midwives (CMW). One expectation is that CMWs will improve...

    Authors: Zubia Mumtaz, Andrea Cutherell and Afshan Bhatti
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:131
  31. The incidence of pregnancy-associated cancer (PAC), comprising cancer diagnosed during pregnancy or within one year postpartum, is increasing. We investigated the obstetric management and outcomes of women wit...

    Authors: Nadom Safi, Zhuoyang Li, Antoinette Anazodo, Marc Remond, Andrew Hayen, David Currow, David Roder, Nada Hamad, Michael Nicholl, Adrienne Gordon, Jane Frawley, Penelope Fotheringham and Elizabeth Sullivan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:105
  32. The caesarean section rate is increasing globally, especially in high income countries. The reasons for this continue to create wide debate. There is good epidemiological evidence on the maternal morbidity ass...

    Authors: Michelle A Kealy, Rhonda E Small and Pranee Liamputtong
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:47
  33. Non-Hispanic black (NHB) pregnant women disproportionately experience adverse birth outcomes compared to Non-Hispanic white (NHW) pregnant women. The positive effects of prenatal exercise on maternal and neona...

    Authors: Madigan J. Raper, Samantha McDonald, Carol Johnston, Christy Isler, Edward Newton, Devon Kuehn, David Collier, Nicholas T. Broskey, Adrienne Muldrow and Linda E. May
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:258
  34. Long-term obesity after pregnancy is associated with obesity prior to pregnancy and retention of weight postpartum. This study aims to identify socioeconomic differences in prepregnancy body mass index, quanti...

    Authors: Shu-Kay Ng, Cate M Cameron, Andrew P Hills, Roderick J McClure and Paul A Scuffham
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:314
  35. Despite the existence of global recommendations, postnatal care provided following childbirth is variable and often fails to address a woman’s concerns about herself and the parents’ concerns about their baby....

    Authors: Helen Smith, Chloe Harvey and Anayda Portela
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:281
  36. Health workforce shortages are key obstacles to the achievement of the health-related Millennium Development Goals. Task shifting is seen as a way to improve access to pregnancy and childbirth care. However, t...

    Authors: Onikepe Oluwadamilola Owolabi, Claire Glenton, Simon Lewin and Neil Pakenham-Walsh
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:118
  37. Infant mortality has shown a steady decline in recent years but a marked socioeconomic gradient persists. Antenatal care is generally thought to be an effective method of improving pregnancy outcomes, but the ...

    Authors: Jennifer Hollowell, Laura Oakley, Jennifer J Kurinczuk, Peter Brocklehurst and Ron Gray
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:13
  38. Kangaroo mother care (KMC) reduces mortality among stable neonates ≤2000 g. Lack of data tracking coverage and quality of KMC in both surveys and routine information systems impedes scale-up. This paper evalua...

    Authors: Nahya Salim, Josephine Shabani, Kimberly Peven, Qazi Sadeq-ur Rahman, Ashish KC, Donat Shamba, Harriet Ruysen, Ahmed Ehsanur Rahman, Naresh KC, Namala Mkopi, Sojib Bin Zaman, Kizito Shirima, Shafiqul Ameen, Stefanie Kong, Omkar Basnet, Karim Manji…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21(Suppl 1):231

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 21 Supplement 1

  39. Pregnancy and childbirth are socio-cultural events that carry varying meanings across different societies and cultures. These are often translated into social expectations of what a particular society expects ...

    Authors: Sheetal Sharma, Edwin van Teijlingen, Vanora Hundley, Catherine Angell and Padam Simkhada
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:147
  40. Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of infant mortality in the world. Utilization of maternal healthcare during pregnancy, at delivery, and after delivery is critical to reducing the risk of infant mortality...

    Authors: Girmay Tsegay Kiross, Catherine Chojenta, Daniel Barker and Deborah Loxton
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:390
  41. Antenatal health care utilization has the potential to influence maternal and new-born health. In this study, we assessed compliance of antenatal care utilization with national and World Health Organization (W...

    Authors: Meselech Roro, Wakgari Deressa and Bernt Lindtjørn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:849
  42. Postnatal Care (PNC) is one of the healthcare-packages in the continuum of care for mothers and children that needs to be in place to reduce global maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. We sought to ...

    Authors: Hannah McCauley, Kirsty Lowe, Nicholas Furtado, Viviana Mangiaterra and Nynke van den Broek
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:448
  43. Asians are at increased risk of morbidity at a lower body mass index (BMI) than European Whites, particularly relating to metabolic risk. UK maternal obesity guidelines use general population BMI criteria to d...

    Authors: Nicola Heslehurst, Naveed Sattar, Daghni Rajasingam, John Wilkinson, Carolyn D Summerbell and Judith Rankin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:156
  44. Shared implementation challenges at scale in early childhood home visiting have led researchers to explore precision home visiting as a promising service delivery mechanism to better address families’ unique n...

    Authors: Allison Ingalls, Paul Rebman, Lisa Martin, Elizabeth Kushman, Amanda Leonard, Aimee Cisler, Ingrid Gschwind, Amanda Brayak, Ann Marie Amsler and Emily E. Haroz
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:725
  45. Maternal mortality remains a topical issue in Nigeria. Dearth of data on vital events posed a huge challenge to policy formulation and design of interventions to address the scourge. This study estimated the l...

    Authors: Usman Gulumbe, Olatunji Alabi, Olusola A. Omisakin and Semeeh Omoleke
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:503
  46. Intrauterine adhesions (IUAs) are one of the main reproductive system diseases in women worldwide. Fusion between the injured opposing walls leads to partial-to-complete obliteration of the cavity and/or cervi...

    Authors: Angelo B. Hooker, Robert A. de Leeuw, Mark Hans Emanuel, Velja Mijatovic, Hans A. M. Brolmann and Judith A.F. Huirne
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:837

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