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1197 result(s) for 'evidence-based birth' within BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Despite the introduction of evidence based guidelines and practical courses, the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage shows an increasing trend in developed countries. Substandard care is often found, which impl...

    Authors: Suzan M. de Visser, Mallory D. Woiski, Richard P. Grol, Frank P. H. A. Vandenbussche, Marlies E. J. L. Hulscher, Hubertina C. J. Scheepers and Rosella P. M. G. Hermens
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:49
  9. 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
  10. In Tanzania, substandard intrapartum management of foetal distress contributes to a third of perinatal deaths, and the majority are term deliveries. We conducted a criteria-based audit with feedback to determi...

    Authors: Andrew H. Mgaya, Helena Litorp, Hussein L. Kidanto, Lennarth Nyström and Birgitta Essén
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 16:343
  11. A total of 9,063 live birth deliveries were reported during the data collection ... by cardiovascular dysfunctions. The coverage of key evidence-based interventions among women experiencing a near-miss...

    Authors: Hyam Bashour, Ghada Saad-Haddad, Jocelyn DeJong, Mohammed Cherine Ramadan, Sahar Hassan, Miral Breebaart, Laura Wick, Nevine Hassanein and Mayada Kharouf
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:296
  12. Maternal death reviews provide an in-depth understanding of the causes of maternal deaths. Midwives are well positioned to contribute to these reviews. Despite midwives’ participation as members of the facilit...

    Authors: Mercy Dokiso Chirwa, Juliet Nyasulu, Lebitsi Modiba and Makombo Ganga- Limando
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:282
  13. Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is the leading direct cause of maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide. The sustainable development goals aim to reduce the maternal mortality ratio to 70 per 100,000 live birth...

    Authors: Tshimanga Nsangamay and Robert Mash
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:489
  14. 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

  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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

  27. Because of the particularly severe perinatal outcomes associated with antenatal Zika virus infection, it is important for prenatal care providers to communicate Zika virus risks and strategies for prevention t...

    Authors: Mallory K. Ellingson, Catherine M. Bonk and Allison T. Chamberlain
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:325
  28. Psychological interventions for antenatal depression are an integral part of evidence-based care but need to be contextualised for respective sociocultural settings. In this study, we aimed to understand women...

    Authors: Tesera Bitew, Roxanne Keynejad, Simone Honikman, Katherine Sorsdahl, Bronwyn Myers, Abebaw Fekadu and Charlotte Hanlon
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:371
  29. Perinatal depression is of substantial public health importance in low and middle income countries. The study aimed to evaluate the impact of a mental health intervention delivered by non-specialist health wor...

    Authors: Juliet E. M. Nakku, Oliva Nalwadda, Emily Garman, Simone Honikman, Charlotte Hanlon, Fred Kigozi and Crick Lund
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:584
  30. Eating Disorders (ED) are mental health disorders that typically effect women of childbearing age and are associated with adverse maternal and infant outcomes. UK healthcare guidance recommends routine enquiry...

    Authors: Amanda Bye, Jill Shawe, Debra Bick, Abigail Easter, Megan Kash-Macdonald and Nadia Micali
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:114
  31. Quality maternal health reduces maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity. Healthcare professionals, including midwives, are significant agents for the promotion of quality maternal health. Frequents repor...

    Authors: Veronica Millicent Dzomeku, Adwoa Bemah Boamah Mensah, Emmanuel Kweku Nakua, Pascal Agbadi, Jody R. Lori and Peter Donkor
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:15
  32. Addressing sustainable development goals to reduce neonatal mortality remains a global challenge, and it is a concern in Ethiopia. As a result, the goal of this study was to assess the incidence and determinan...

    Authors: Mulugeta Dile Worke, Afework Tadele Mekonnen and Simachew Kassa Limenh
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2021 21:647
  33. Preterm birth is now the leading cause of under-five child deaths worldwide with one million direct deaths plus approximately another million where preterm is a risk factor for neonatal deaths due to other cau...

    Authors: Linda Vesel, Anne-Marie Bergh, Kate J Kerber, Bina Valsangkar, Goldy Mazia, Sarah G Moxon, Hannah Blencowe, Gary L Darmstadt, Joseph de Graft Johnson, Kim E Dickson, Juan Gabriel Ruiz Peláez, Severin Ritter von Xylander and Joy E Lawn
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15(Suppl 2):S5

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

  34. Pregnancy presents a unique situation for the management of asthma as it can alter the course of asthma severity and its treatment, which in turn can affect pregnancy outcomes. Despite awareness of the substan...

    Authors: Luke E Grzeskowiak, Gustaaf Dekker, Karen Rivers, Kate Roberts-Thomson, Anil Roy, Brian Smith, Jeffery Bowden, Robert Bryce, Michael Davies, Justin Beilby, Anne Wilson, Philippa Middleton, Richard Ruffin, Jonathan Karnon and Vicki L Clifton
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:9
  35. Evaluation of the quality of antenatal care (ANC) using indicators should be part of the efforts to improve primary care services in developing countries. The growing use of the electronic health record (EHR) ...

    Authors: Svetlana V Doubova, Ricardo Pérez-Cuevas, Eduardo Ortiz-Panozo and Bernardo Hernández-Prado
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:168
  36. The objective of this study was to determine if the lack of exposure to individual antidepressants at certain times in pregnancy improved maternal and infant outcomes.

    Authors: Margaret A. Tharp, Rebecca M. Silvola, Claire Marks, Evgennia Teal, Sara K. Quinney and David M. Haas
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:926
  37. Achieving maternal mortality reduction as a development goal remains a major challenge in most low-resource countries. Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL) is a multi-partner initiative designed to reduce matern...

    Authors: Florina Serbanescu, Howard I. Goldberg, Isabella Danel, Tadesse Wuhib, Lawrence Marum, Walter Obiero, James McAuley, Jane Aceng, Ewlyn Chomba, Paul W. Stupp and Claudia Morrissey Conlon
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2017 17:42
  38. Almost one third of women suffer continuous lower back pain during labour. Evidence from three systematic reviews demonstrates that sterile water injections (SWI) provide statistically and clinically significa...

    Authors: Nigel Lee, Peter Coxeter, Michael Beckmann, Joan Webster, Vanessa Wright, Tric Smith and Sue Kildea
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:21
  39. Strong evidence supports administration of magnesium sulphate prior to birth at less than 30 weeks’ gestation to prevent very preterm babies dying or developing cerebral palsy. This study was undertaken as par...

    Authors: Emily Bain, Tanya Bubner, Pat Ashwood, Emer Van Ryswyk, Lucy Simmonds, Sally Reid, Philippa Middleton and Caroline A. Crowther
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015 15:176
  40. Gaps in postnatal care use represent missed opportunities to prevent maternal and neonatal death in sub-Saharan Africa. As one in every three non-facility deliveries in Nigeria is assisted by a traditional bir...

    Authors: Adanna Chukwuma, Chinyere Mbachu, Margaret McConnell, Thomas J. Bossert and Jessica Cohen
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:150
  41. Empirical evidence regarding maternal quality and safety outcomes across heterogeneous Asian and Pacific Islanders subgroups in the United States is limited, despite the importance of this topic to health disp...

    Authors: Tetine Sentell, Ann Chang, Yongjun Cheng and Jill Miyamura
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014 14:298
  42. Breastfeeding and maternal health play crucial roles in improving newborn health, which is closely related to the development of families and society. Early essential newborn care, which emphasizes early exclu...

    Authors: Chuanya Huang, Lei Hu, Yonghong Wang and Biru Luo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2022 22:707
  43. Timely intrapartum referral between facilities is pivotal in reducing maternal/neonatal mortality and morbidity but is distressing to women, resource-intensive and likely to cause delays in care provision. We ...

    Authors: Tina Lavender, Carol Bedwell, Kieran Blaikie, Valentina Actis Danna, Chris Sutton, Chowa Tembo Kasengele, Sabina Wakasiaka, Bellington Vwalika and Rose Laisser
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:292
  44. Caesarean section is a lifesaving surgical intervention for women and their newborns, though overutilization is a public health concern. The caesarean rate in Bangladesh is approximately 23% overall, and in pr...

    Authors: Tahmina Begum, Cathryn Ellis, Malabika Sarker, Jean-Francois Rostoker, Aminur Rahman, Iqbal Anwar and Laura Reichenbach
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2018 18:368
  45. In an effort to mitigate missed opportunities to provide high-quality care, the World Health Organization (WHO) has developed the Safe Childbirth Checklist (SCC) to support health providers perform essential t...

    Authors: Siobhan Doria, Farah Diba, Suryane S. Susanti, Sebastian Vollmer and Ida G. Monfared
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:461
  46. Concerns have been raised in Australia and internationally regarding the quality and effectiveness of hospital postnatal care, although Australian women receiving postnatal care in the private maternity sector...

    Authors: Jo-Anne Rayner, Helen L McLachlan, Della A Forster, Louise Peters and Jane Yelland
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:26

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