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1292 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Birth asphyxia is of significant concern because it impacts newborn health from low to severe levels. In Thailand, birth asphyxia remains a leading cause of delayed developmental health in children under 5 yea...

    Authors: Panida Rattanaprom, Ameporn Ratinthorn, Siriorn Sindhu and Chukiat Viwatwongkasem
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:584
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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

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