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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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

  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. Neonatal mortality accounts for more than 47% of deaths among children under five globally but proper care at and around the time of birth could prevent about two-thirds of these deaths. The Every Newborn Acti...

    Authors: Fariba Mirbaha-Hashemi, Batool Tayefi, Zahra Rampisheh, Arash Tehrani-Banihashemi, Mozhdeh Ramezani, Narjes Khalili, Omid Pournik, Rahim Taghizadeh-Asl, Abbas Habibelahi, Mohammad Heidarzadeh and Maziar Moradi-Lakeh
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:379
  29. The present umbrella review will provide evidence-based information for women of childbearing age before ... should concern the sensitivity analysis based on prospective birth cohort studies and case-control stud...

    Authors: Xiaolu Nie, Xiaohang Liu, Chen Wang, Zehao Wu, Zimo Sun, Jian Su, Ruohua Yan, Yaguang Peng, Yuxuan Yang, Chengrong Wang, Siyu Cai, Yali Liu, Huanling Yu, Qingqing Wu, Xiaoxia Peng and Chenghong Yin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:371
  30. Obesity is a significant global health problem, with approximately 50% of women entering pregnancy having a body mass index greater than or equal to 25 kg/m2. Obesity during pregnancy is associated with a well-re...

    Authors: Jodie M. Dodd, Rosalie M. Grivell, Andrea R. Deussen, Gustaaf Dekker, Jennie Louise and William Hague
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:359
  31. A significant proportion of newborn and maternal deaths can be prevented through simple and cost-effective strategies. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the PRONTO obstetric-emergency manag...

    Authors: Jimena Fritz, Héctor Lamadrid-Figueroa, Gustavo Angeles, Alejandra Montoya and Dilys Walker
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:232
  32. The rate of caesarean sections is increasing worldwide, yet medical literature informing women with uncomplicated pregnancies about relative risks and benefits of elective caesarean section (CS) compared with ...

    Authors: Jill Milne, Amiram Gafni, Diane Lu, Stephen Wood, Reg Sauve and Sue Ross
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9:50
  33. The burden of maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality is a global health concern with the highest burden documented after childbirth in women and babies living in sub-Saharan Africa. To date, there is l...

    Authors: Caitlin Lythgoe, Kirsty Lowe, Mary McCauley and Hannah McCauley
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:506
  34. Intrauterine fetal death (IUFD) is a tragic event and, despite efforts to reduce rates, its incidence remains difficult to reduce. The objective of the present study was to examine the etiological factors that...

    Authors: Lorenzo Monasta, Manuela Giangreco, Emanuele Ancona, Fabio Barbone, Elisa Bet, Pierino Boschian-Bailo, Giovanna Cacciaguerra, Angelo Cagnacci, Melania Canton, Maddalena Casarotto, Manola Comar, Simona Contardo, Michela De Agostini, Francesco De Seta, Giovanni Del Ben, Carla Di Loreto…
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:384
  35. To study determinants of stillbirths as indicators of quality of care during labour in an East African low resource referral hospital.

    Authors: Nanna Maaløe, Natasha Housseine, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Tarek Meguid, Rashid Saleh Khamis, Ali Gharib Mohamed, Birgitte Bruun Nielsen and Jos van Roosmalen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:351
  36. Pharmaceutical uterotonics are effective for preventing postpartum hemorrhage and complications related to unsafe abortion. In Madagascar, however, traditional birth attendants (Matrones) commonly administer m...

    Authors: Lillian Collins, Kristin Mmari, Luke C. Mullany, Christian W. Gruber and Rachel Favero
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:69
  37. It has been hypothesized that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may have changed the conduct of obstetric practices at the time of labor, delivery, and birth. In Brazil, many practices lacking s...

    Authors: Fabiana Ramos de Menezes, Thales Philipe Rodrigues da Silva, Mariana Santos Felisbino-Mendes, Luana Caroline dos Santos, Maria Albertina de Almeida Pereira Canastra, Maria Margarida Leitão Filipe, Mery Natali Silva Abreu, Francisco Carlos Félix Lana, Fernanda Marçal Ferreira, Alexandra Dias Moreira, Eunice Francisca Martins and Fernanda Penido Matozinhos
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:91
  38. Understanding the pregnant women’s perception of continuity of team midwifery care is necessary for introducing and implementing this model of midwife-led care in the Iranian maternity services. This qualitati...

    Authors: Sholeh Shahinfar, Parvin Abedi, Mahin Najafian, Zahra Abbaspoor, Eesa Mohammadi and Narges Alianmoghaddam
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:173
  39. Globally in 2017 neonatal death accounted for 46% of under-five deaths. Nepal is among the developing countries which has a high number of neonatal deaths. The rates are high among poor socio-economic groups, ...

    Authors: Keshab Sanjel, Sharad Raj Onta, Archana Amatya and Prem Basel
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:310
  40. Women approach birth using various methods of preparation drawing from conventional healthcare providers alongside informal information sources (IIS) outside the professional healthcare context. An investigati...

    Authors: Ruth A. Sanders and Kenda Crozier
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:21
  41. Antepartum stillbirth, i.e., intrauterine fetal death (IUFD) above 24 weeks of gestation, occurs with a prevalence of 2.4–3.1 per 1000 live births in Central Europe. In order to ensure ... associated (risk) facto...

    Authors: Dana A. Muin, Sabrina Neururer, Veronika Rotter, Hermann Leitner, Stephanie Leutgeb, Peter W. Husslein, Herbert Kiss and Petra Kohlberger
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:528
  42. Client satisfaction is an essential component of quality of care. Health system factors, processes of care as well as mothers’ characteristics influence the extent to which care meets the expectations of mothe...

    Authors: Sibone Mocumbi, Ulf Högberg, Erik Lampa, Charfudin Sacoor, Anifa Valá, Anna Bergström, Peter von Dadelszen, Khátia Munguambe, Claudia Hanson and Esperança Sevene
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:303
  43. While there is widespread acknowledgment of the need for improved quality and quantity of information on births and deaths, there has been less movement towards systematically capturing and reviewing the cause...

    Authors: Kate J Kerber, Matthews Mathai, Gwyneth Lewis, Vicki Flenady, Jan Jaap HM Erwich, Tunde Segun, Patrick Aliganyira, Ali Abdelmegeid, Emma Allanson, Nathalie Roos, Natasha Rhoda, Joy E Lawn and Robert Pattinson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S9

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  44. Despite high rates of antenatal care and relatively good access to health facilities, maternal and neonatal mortality remain high in Bangladesh. There is an immediate need for implementation of evidence-based, co...

    Authors: Marufa Sultana, Rashidul Alam Mahumud, Nausad Ali, Sayem Ahmed, Ziaul Islam, Jahangir A. M. Khan and Abdur Razzaque Sarker
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:48
  45. Manual removal of the placenta is an invasive obstetric procedure commonly used for the management of retained placenta. However, it is unclear whether antibiotic prophylaxis is beneficial in preventing infect...

    Authors: Ezinne C. Chibueze, Alexander J. Q. Parsons, Erika Ota, Toshiyuki Swa, Olufemi T. Oladapo and Rintaro Mori
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:313
  46. Globally, an estimated 275,000 maternal deaths, 2.7 million neonatal deaths, and 2.6 million third trimester stillbirths occurred in 2015. Major improvements could be achieved by providing effective care in lo...

    Authors: Melissa C. Morgan, Jessica Dyer, Aranzazu Abril, Amelia Christmas, Tanmay Mahapatra, Aritra Das and Dilys M. Walker
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:420
  47. Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) populations have disproportionately high rates of adverse perinatal outcomes relative to other Australians. Poorer access to good quality maternal...

    Authors: Alice R Rumbold, Ross S Bailie, Damin Si, Michelle C Dowden, Catherine M Kennedy, Rhonda J Cox, Lynette O'Donoghue, Helen E Liddle, Ru K Kwedza, Sandra C Thompson, Hugh P Burke, Alex DH Brown, Tarun Weeramanthri and Christine M Connors
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:16

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