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1215 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. A minimum length of stay following facility birth is a prerequisite for women and newborns to receive the recommended monitoring and package of postnatal care. The first postnatal care guidelines in Cameroon w...

    Authors: Jovanny Tsuala Fouogue, Aline Semaan, Tom Smekens, Louise-Tina Day, Veronique Filippi, Matsui Mitsuaki, Florent Ymele Fouelifack, Bruno Kenfack, Jeanne Hortence Fouedjio, Thérèse Delvaux and Lenka Beňová
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:575
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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

  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Research-informed fetal monitoring guidelines recommend intermittent auscultation (IA) for fetal heart monitoring for low-risk women. However, the use of cardiotocography (CTG) continues to dominate many insti...

    Authors: Robyn M Maude, Joan P Skinner and Maralyn J Foureur
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:184
  27. Deferring cord clamping has proven benefits for both term and preterm infants, and recent studies have demonstrated better cardio-respiratory stability if clamping is based on the infant’s physiology, and whet...

    Authors: Elisabeth Sæther, Friedrich Reinhart-Van Gülpen, Christer Jensen, Tor Åge Myklebust and Beate Horsberg Eriksen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:496
  28. Intrapartum fetal mortality can be prevented by quality emergency obstetrics and newborn care (EmONC) during pregnancy and childbirth. This study evaluated the effectiveness of a low-dose high-frequency onsite...

    Authors: Duncan N. Shikuku, Rita Mukosa, Taphroze Peru, Alice Yaite, Janerose Ambuchi and Kenneth Sisimwo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:518
  29. An integrated maternal health intervention in a rural sub district of Bangladesh focused on the training and deployment of a required number of Community Based Skilled Birth Attendants (CSBAs). The aim of the ...

    Authors: Nafisa Lira Huq, Anisuddin Ahmed, Nafis al Haque, Moyazzam Hossaine, Jamal Uddin, Faisal Ahmed and MA Quaiyum
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:104
  30. We found that recent studies reporting exclusive breastfeeding in Nepal varied considerably in methodology. The most commonly used measurement, the 24-h recall, leads to over-estimation of the prevalence of exclu...

    Authors: Vishnu Khanal, Andy H. Lee, Jane A. Scott, Rajendra Karkee and Colin W. Binns
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:389
  31. In 2015, Nigeria’s estimated 317,700 stillbirths accounted for 12.2% of the 2.6 million estimated global stillbirths. This suggests that Nigeria still makes substantial contribution to the global burden of sti...

    Authors: Friday E. Okonofua, Lorretta Favour C. Ntoimo, Rosemary Ogu, Hadiza Galadanci, Gana Mohammed, Durodola Adetoye, Eghe Abe, Ola Okike, Kingsley Agholor, Rukiyat Abdus-salam and Abdullahi Randawa
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:533
  32. Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low-income countries, and is the most common direct cause of maternal deaths in Madagascar. Studies in Madagascar and other low-income ...

    Authors: Sara V. Flanagan, Tina Razafinamanana, Charlotte Warren and Jana Smith
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:320
  33. Midwifery Units (MUs) are associated with optimal perinatal outcomes, improved service users’ and professionals’ satisfaction as well as being the most cost-effective option. However, they still do not represe...

    Authors: Laura Batinelli, Ellen Thaels, Nathalie Leister, Christine McCourt, Manila Bonciani and Lucia Rocca-Ihenacho
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:123
  34. Perineal trauma, involving either naturally occurring tears or episiotomy, is common during childbirth but little is known about its psychological impact. This study aimed to determine the associations between...

    Authors: Charles Opondo, Siân Harrison, Julia Sanders, Maria A. Quigley and Fiona Alderdice
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:639
  35. Mothers’ reports about pregnancy, maternity and their experiences during the perinatal period have been associated with infants’ later quality of attachment and development. Yet, there has been little research...

    Authors: Joana L. Gonçalves, Marina Fuertes, Maria João Alves, Sandra Antunes, Ana Rita Almeida, Rute Casimiro and Margarida Santos
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:276
  36. Women in pregnancy and postpartum have an increased vulnerability to develop an affective disorder. Affective disorders in pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of prematurity, dysmaturity (foetal we...

    Authors: Hanna M Heller, Annemieke van Straten, Christianne JM de Groot and Adriaan Honig
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:273
  37. Poor quality of care at health facilities is a barrier to pregnant women and their families accessing skilled care. Increasing evidence from low resource countries suggests care women receive during labor and ...

    Authors: Heather E. Rosen, Pamela F. Lynam, Catherine Carr, Veronica Reis, Jim Ricca, Eva S. Bazant and Linda A. Bartlett
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:306
  38. The impact of elective induction of labour at term on the increasing caesarean section (CS) rate is unclear. A Cochrane Systematic Review that concluded that elective induction was associated with a reduction ...

    Authors: Mary-Ann Davey and James King
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:92
  39. First childbirth in a woman’s life is one of the most important events in her life. It marks a turnaround when she might have to drop roles of career building and education, for motherhood and parenthood. The ...

    Authors: Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe and Erhabor Sunday Idemudia
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:102
  40. In line with global trends, India has witnessed a sharp rise in caesarean section (CS) deliveries, especially in the private sector. Despite the urgent need for change, there are few published examples of priv...

    Authors: Abhishek Bhartia, Rinku Sen Gupta Dhar and Saru Bhartia
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:556
  41. Evidence-based advice on alcohol consumption is required for pregnant women and women planning a pregnancy. Our aim was to investigate the prevalence, predictors and perinatal outcomes associated with peri-con...

    Authors: Aoife Mullally, Brian J Cleary, Joe Barry, Tom P Fahey and Deirdre J Murphy
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:27
  42. Research in maternity care is often conducted in mixed low and high-risk or solely high-risk populations. This limits generalizability to the low-risk population of pregnant women receiving care from Dutch mid...

    Authors: A. Pouwels, P. Offerhaus, A. Merkx, B. Zeegers and M. J. Nieuwenhuijze
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:366
  43. Women living with HIV are at increased risk of poor mental health and intimate partner violence (IPV). Mental health disorders have been consistently associated with suboptimal HIV-related outcomes. Little is ...

    Authors: Angela M. Parcesepe, Evette Cordoba, John A. Gallis, Jennifer Headley, Berenger Tchatchou, John Hembling, Claudian Soffo and Joy Noel Baumgartner
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:178
  44. The antenatal period is associated with a decline in physical activity among women. Midwives are viewed central to the dissemination of information during pregnancy, however, there is little research relating ...

    Authors: Marlize De Vivo and Hayley Mills
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:462
  45. Prenatal genetic screens, including carrier screening (CS) and aneuploidy screening (AS), comprise an important component of reproductive healthcare delivery. Clinical practice guidelines emphasize the importa...

    Authors: Ruth M. Farrell, Madelyn Pierce, Christina Collart, Meng Yao, Marissa Coleridge, Edward K. Chien, Susannah S. Rose, Mary Lintel, Uma Perni and Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:806
  46. Administration of magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) to women with imminent preterm birth at <34 weeks is an evidence-based antenatal neuroprotective strategy to prevent cerebral palsy....

    Authors: Katherine C. Teela, Dane A. De Silva, Katie Chapman, Anne R. Synnes, Diane Sawchuck, Melanie Basso, Robert M. Liston, Peter von Dadelszen and Laura A. Magee
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:347
  47. High-quality antenatal care (ANC) provides a lifesaving opportunity for women and their newborns through providing health promotion, disease prevention, and early diagnosis and treatment of pregnancy-related h...

    Authors: Resham B Khatri, Tesfaye S Mengistu and Yibeltal Assefa
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:977
  48. Adverse pregnancy outcomes remain a prevalent health problem in Ethiopia. Mothers’ use of preconception care service has the potential to avert many of the adverse outcomes. However, the use of this service an...

    Authors: Tsrity Tadese Asresu, Desta Hailu, Berhe Girmay, Mulugeta Woldu Abrha and Haftom Gebrehiwot Weldearegay
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:347

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