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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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

  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Understanding immigrant women’s experiences of maternity care is critical if receiving country care systems are to respond appropriately to increasing global migration. This systematic review aimed to compare ...

    Authors: Rhonda Small, Carolyn Roth, Manjri Raval, Touran Shafiei, Dineke Korfker, Maureen Heaman, Christine McCourt and Anita Gagnon
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:152
  16. The first months postpartum can be challenging for parents, leading to elevated symptoms of parenting stress, depression and anxiety. In turn, distressed parents are at higher risk for providing suboptimal qua...

    Authors: Marjolein Missler, Annemieke van Straten, Jaap Denissen, Tara Donker and Roseriet Beijers
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:658
  17. As COVID-19 continued to impact society and health, maternity care, as with many other healthcare sectors across the globe, experienced tumultuous changes. These changes have the potential to considerably impa...

    Authors: Sarah Jane Flaherty, Hannah Delaney, Karen Matvienko-Sikar and Valerie Smith
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:438
  18. The provision of optimal and quality services during labour, delivery and in the early neonatal period is highly required to accelerate the reduction of neonatal deaths and improve the quality of life of newbo...

    Authors: Bizuhan Gelaw Birhanu and Johanna Mmabojalwa Mathibe-Neke
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:328
  19. Tanzania has a relatively high maternal mortality ratio of 410 per 100,000 live births. Severe postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a major cause of maternal deaths, but in most cases, it is preventable. However, mo...

    Authors: Signe Egenberg, Gileard Masenga, Lars Edvin Bru, Torbjørn Moe Eggebø, Cecilia Mushi, Deodatus Massay and Pål Øian
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:287
  20. 98% of the 2.6 million stillbirths per annum occur in low and middle income countries. However, understanding of risk factors for stillbirth in these settings is incomplete, hampering efforts to develop effect...

    Authors: Kushupika Dube, Tina Lavender, Kieran Blaikie, Christopher J. Sutton, Alexander E. P. Heazell and Rebecca M. D. Smyth
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:662
  21. Improving the understanding of non-clinical factors that lead to the increasing caesarean section (CS) rates in many low- and middle-income countries is currently necessary to meet the challenge of implementin...

    Authors: Camille Etcheverry, Ana Pilar Betrán, Myriam de Loenzien, Michael Robson, Charles Kaboré, Pisake Lumbiganon, Guillermo Carroli, Quoc Nhu Hung Mac, Celina Gialdini and Alexandre Dumont
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:67
  22. Community distribution of misoprostol to pregnant women in advance of labor is one of the compelling strategies for preventing postpartum hemorrhage. Concerns have been reported that misoprostol distribution c...

    Authors: Gizachew Tadele Tiruneh, Bereket Yakob, Wubegzier Mekonnen Ayele, Muluneh Yigzaw, Meselech Assegid Roro, Araya Abrha Medhanyi, Etenesh Gebreyohannes Hailu and Yibeltal Tebekaw Bayou
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:404
  23. Pregnant Mexican Americans (hereafter called Latinas) and Black/African American women are at increased risk for psychological distress, contributing to preterm birth and low birthweight; acculturative stress ...

    Authors: R. Jeanne Ruiz, Kristyn Grimes, Elizabeth Spurlock, Angela Stotts, Thomas F. Northrup, Yolanda Villarreal, Robert Suchting, Melissa Cernuch, Liza Rivera, Raymond P. Stowe and Rita H. Pickler
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:979
  24. There is no single national guideline in Australia on the provision of postnatal care, which means there is potential for significant variation in the standard and quality of care. This review aimed to systema...

    Authors: Amanda Blair, Annie Tan, Caroline S. E. Homer and Joshua P. Vogel
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:121
  25. 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
  26. Local anaesthetic systemic toxicity (LAST) is a rare but life-threatening complication that can occur after local anaesthetic administration. Various clinical guidelines recommend an intravenous lipid emulsion...

    Authors: Makoto Tsuji, Masafumi Nii, Marie Furuta, Shinji Baba, Takahide Maenaka, Shigetaka Matsunaga, Hiroaki Tanaka and Atsushi Sakurai
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:138
  27. 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
  28. Rising caesarean-section rates worldwide are driven by non-medically indicated caesarean-sections. A systematic review concluded that the ten-group classification system (Robson) is the most appropriate for as...

    Authors: Zeina Jamaluddine, Gloria Paolucci, Ghada Ballout, Hussam Al-Fudoli, Louise T. Day, Akihiro Seita and Oona M. R. Campbell
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:935
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Prehospital obstetric events encountered by emergency medical services (EMS) can be high-risk patient presentations for which suboptimal care can cause substantial morbidity and mortality. The frequency of pre...

    Authors: Rebecca E. Cash, Robert A. Swor, Margaret Samuels-Kalow, David Eisenbrey, Anjali J. Kaimal and Carlos A. Camargo Jr
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:655
  33. The perinatal period is a time of immense change, which can be a period of stress and vulnerability for mental health difficulties. Mindfulness-based interventions have shown promise for reducing distress, but...

    Authors: Marissa D. Sbrilli, Larissa G. Duncan and Heidemarie K. Laurent
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:623
  34. Benshangul Gumuze region is one of the regional states in Ethiopia, with highest rate of neonatal mortality rate. The trend increased at alarming rate from 42/1000 live birth in 2005 to 62/ 1000 live birth in ...

    Authors: Fillmon Kidus, Kifle Woldemichael and Desta Hiko
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:108
  35. Reliable antenatal identification of pre-eclampsia and small for gestational age is crucial to judicious allocation of monitoring resources and use of preventative treatment with the prospect of improving mate...

    Authors: Rachel K Morris, Jeltsje S Cnossen, Marloes Langejans, Stephen C Robson, Jos Kleijnen, Gerben ter Riet, Ben W Mol, Joris AM van der Post and Khalid S Khan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008 8:33
  36. Women with previous cesarean deliveries, have a heightened risk of poor maternal and perinatal outcomes, associated with short interbirth intervals. We determined the prevalence of short interbirth interval, a...

    Authors: Onesmus Byamukama, Richard Migisha, Paul Kato Kalyebara, Leevan Tibaijuka, Henry Mark Lugobe, Joseph Ngonzi, Onesmus Magezi Ahabwe, Kenia Raquel Martinez Garcia, Godfrey R. Mugyenyi, Adeline Adwoa Boatin, Joy Muhumuza, Wasswa G. M. Ssalongo, Musa Kayondo and Hamson Kanyesigye
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:268
  37. There is no available evidence for the prevalence of early labour admission to hospital or its association with rates of intervention and clinical outcomes in Australia. The objectives of this study were to: e...

    Authors: Yvette D. Miller, Ashleigh A. Armanasco, Laura McCosker and Rachel Thompson
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:469
  38. An estimated two-thirds of the world's 3.2 million stillbirths occur antenatally, prior to labour, and are often overlooked in policy and programs. Poorly recognised, untreated or inadequately treated maternal...

    Authors: Esme V Menezes, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob, Tanya Soomro, Rachel A Haws, Gary L Darmstadt and Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009 9(Suppl 1):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 9 Supplement 1

  39. Current research into severe perineal trauma (3rd and 4th degree) focuses upon identification of risk factors, preventative practices and methods of repair, with little focus on women’s experiences of, and intera...

    Authors: Holly S Priddis, Virginia Schmied, Christine Kettle, Anne Sneddon and Hannah G Dahlen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:236
  40. Uterine atony is the most common cause of postpartum hemorrhage, which is the leading preventable cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Despite several interventions uterine atony-related postpartum hemor...

    Authors: Belayneh Hamdela Jena, Gashaw Andargie Biks, Yigzaw Kebede Gete and Kassahun Alemu Gelaye
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:499
  41. Egypt has achieved important reductions in maternal and neonatal mortality and experienced increases in the proportion of births attended by skilled professionals. However, substandard care has been highlighte...

    Authors: Miguel Pugliese-Garcia, Emma Radovich, Oona M. R. Campbell, Nevine Hassanein, Karima Khalil and Lenka Benova
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:46
  42. Poor women in hard-to-reach areas are least likely to receive healthcare and thus carry the burden of maternal and perinatal mortality from complications of childbirth. This study evaluated the effect of an en...

    Authors: Duncan N. Shikuku, Geofrey Tanui, Mercy Wabomba, Dennis Wanjala, Josephine Friday, Taphroze Peru, Evelyne Atamba and Kenneth Sisimwo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:708
  43. Women, who have been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM), can suffer serious and irreversible physical, psychological and psychosexual complications. They have more adverse obstetric outcomes as compa...

    Authors: Nesrin Varol, Angela Dawson, Sabera Turkmani, John J. Hall, Susie Nanayakkara, Greg Jenkins, Caroline S. E. Homer and Kevin McGeechan
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:328
  44. Preterm birth is the leading cause of child death worldwide. Small and sick newborns require timely, high-quality inpatient care to survive. This includes provision of warmth, feeding support, safe oxygen ther...

    Authors: Sarah G Moxon, Joy E Lawn, Kim E Dickson, Aline Simen-Kapeu, Gagan Gupta, Ashok Deorari, Nalini Singhal, Karen New, Carole Kenner, Vinod Bhutani, Rakesh Kumar, Elizabeth Molyneux and Hannah Blencowe
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S7

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

  45. Globally, prematurity is the primary factor behind the mortality of children under the age of 5 years, resulting in approximately 1 million children dying annually. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommen...

    Authors: Takalani T. Denge, Nokwanda Edith Bam, Welma Lubbe and Annah Rakhudu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:281
  46. The risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) increases substantially with increasing maternal body mass index (BMI). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relative importance of maternal BMI and ...

    Authors: Kerstin Berntorp, Eva Anderberg, Rickard Claesson, Claes Ignell and Karin Källén
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:280
  47. There is limited evidence from community-based interventions to guide the development of effective maternal, perinatal and newborn care practices and services in developing countries. We evaluated the impact o...

    Authors: Zahid A Memon, Gul N Khan, Sajid B Soofi, Imam Y Baig and Zulfiqar A Bhutta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:106

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