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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 1/2013

Ausgabe 1/2013

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 246 Artikel )

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Behavioural change in relation to alcohol exposure in early pregnancy and impact on perinatal outcomes - a prospective cohort study

Deirdre J Murphy, Aoife Mullally, Brian J Cleary, Tom Fahey, Joe Barry

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reproductive patterns among twins - a Swedish register study of men and women born 1973-1983

Marie Bladh, Ann Josefsson, John Carstensen, Orvar Finnström, Gunilla Sydsjö

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knowledge and utilization of partograph among obstetric care givers in public health institutions of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Engida Yisma, Berhanu Dessalegn, Ayalew Astatkie, Nebreed Fesseha

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk factors for antepartum stillbirth and the influence of maternal age in New South Wales Australia: A population based study

Adrienne Gordon, Camille Raynes-Greenow, Kevin McGeechan, Jonathan Morris, Heather Jeffery

01.12.2013 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Randomised controlled trials and clinical maternity care: moving on from intention-to-treat and other simplistic analyses of efficacy

Welsh AW

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The association of neighbourhood and individual social capital with consistent self-rated health: a longitudinal study in Brazilian pregnant and postpartum women

Gabriela A Lamarca, Maria do C Leal, Aubrey Sheiham, Mario V Vettore

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Need for insulin to control gestational diabetes is reflected in the ambulatory arterial stiffness index

Henna Kärkkäinen, Tomi Laitinen, Nonna Heiskanen, Heli Saarelainen, Pirjo Valtonen, Tiina Lyyra-Laitinen, Esko Vanninen, Seppo Heinonen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal near miss and quality of maternal health care in Baghdad, Iraq

Maysoon Jabir, Imad Abdul-Salam, Dhikra M Suheil, Wafa Al-Hilli, Sana Abul-Hassan, Amal Al-Zuheiri, Rasha Al-Ba'aj, Abeer Dekan, Özge Tunçalp, Joao Paulo Souza

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Involvement of males in antenatal care, birth preparedness, exclusive breast feeding and immunizations for children in Kathmandu, Nepal

Dharma Nand Bhatta

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pseudo (Platelet-type) von Willebrand disease in pregnancy: a case report

Neetu Grover, Vincent Boama, Munazzah Rifat Chou

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prognostic factors for low birthweight repetition in successive pregnancies: a cohort study

Iândora Krolow Timm Sclowitz, Iná S Santos, Marlos Rodrigues Domingues, Alicia Matijasevich, Aluísio J D Barros

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol for promoting respectful maternity care initiative to assess, measure and design interventions to reduce disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Kenya

Charlotte Warren, Rebecca Njuki, Timothy Abuya, Charity Ndwiga, Grace Maingi, Jane Serwanga, Faith Mbehero, Louisa Muteti, Anne Njeru, Joseph Karanja, Joyce Olenja, Lucy Gitonga, Chris Rakuom, Ben Bellows

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Why do women prefer home births in Ethiopia?

Solomon Shiferaw, Mark Spigt, Merijn Godefrooij, Yilma Melkamu, Michael Tekie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Outpatient Foley catheter versus inpatient prostaglandin E2 gel for induction of labour: a randomised trial

Amanda Henry, Arushi Madan, Rachel Reid, Sally K Tracy, Kathryn Austin, Alec Welsh, Daniel Challis

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability of fetal nasal bone length measurement at 11–14 weeks of gestation

Chitkasaem Suwanrath, Ninlapa Pruksanusak, Ounjai Kor-anantakul, Thitima Suntharasaj, Tharangrut Hanprasertpong, Savitree Pranpanus

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Characteristics of first-time fathers of advanced age: a Norwegian population-based study

Anne Britt Vika Nilsen, Ulla Waldenström, Svein Rasmussen, Anna Hjelmstedt, Erica Schytt

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative interview study exploring pregnant women’s and health professionals’ attitudes to external cephalic version

Rebecca Say, Richard Thomson, Stephen Robson, Catherine Exley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk adapted transmission prophylaxis to prevent vertical HIV–1 transmission: Effectiveness and safety of an abbreviated regimen of postnatal oral Zidovudine

Jennifer Neubert, Maren Pfeffer, Arndt Borkhardt, Tim Niehues, Ortwin Adams, Mareike Bolten, Stefan Reuter, Hans Stannigel, Hans-Juergen Laws

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An integrative review of the side effects related to the use of magnesium sulfate for pre-eclampsia and eclampsia management

Jeffrey Michael Smith, Richard F Lowe, Judith Fullerton, Sheena M Currie, Laura Harris, Erica Felker-Kantor

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of maternal perception of fetal movements and antenatal advice in a general pregnant population, using a qualitative framework

Camille H Raynes-Greenow, Adrienne Gordon, Qiushuang Li, Jon A Hyett

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

How mistimed and unwanted pregnancies affect timing of antenatal care initiation in three districts in Tanzania

Amon Exavery, Almamy Malick Kanté, Ahmed Hingora, Godfrey Mbaruku, Senga Pemba, James F Phillips

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with success of vaginal birth after one caesarean section (VBAC) at three teaching hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a case control study

Malede Birara, Yirgu Gebrehiwot

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Neonatal outcomes in obese mothers: a population-based analysis

Anne-Frederique Minsart, Pierre Buekens, Myriam De Spiegelaere, Yvon Englert

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Help bring back the celebration of life: A community-based participatory study of rural Aboriginal women’s maternity experiences and outcomes

Colleen Varcoe, Helen Brown, Betty Calam, Thelma Harvey, Miranda Tallio

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using a decline in serum hCG between days 0–4 to predict ectopic pregnancy treatment success after single-dose methotrexate: a retrospective cohort study

Monika Skubisz, Philip Dutton, William Colin Duncan, Andrew W Horne, Stephen Tong

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Weight stigma in maternity care: women’s experiences and care providers’ attitudes

Kate Mulherin, Yvette D Miller, Fiona Kate Barlow, Phillippa C Diedrichs, Rachel Thompson

01.12.2013 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Annual acknowledgement of reviewers

Emily Crow

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Local health workers’ perceptions of substandard care in the management of obstetric hemorrhage in rural Malawi

Jogchum Jan Beltman, Thomas van den Akker, Dieudonné Bwirire, Anneke Korevaar, Richard Chidakwani, Luc van Lonkhuijzen, Jos van Roosmalen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Developing a tool for obtaining maternal skinfold thickness measurements and assessing inter-observer variability among pregnant women who are overweight and obese

Lavern M Kannieappan, Andrea R Deussen, Rosalie M Grivell, Lisa Yelland, Jodie M Dodd

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

New birth weight reference standards customised to birth order and sex of babies from South India

Velusamy Saravana Kumar, Lakshmanan Jeyaseelan, Tunny Sebastian, Annie Regi, Jiji Mathew, Ruby Jose

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effect of health facility delivery on neonatal mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis

Gurmesa Tura, Mesganaw Fantahun, Alemayehu Worku

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

SPRING: an RCT study of probiotics in the prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus in overweight and obese women

Marloes Dekker Nitert, Helen L Barrett, Katie Foxcroft, Anne Tremellen, Shelley Wilkinson, Barbara Lingwood, Jacinta M Tobin, Chris McSweeney, Peter O’Rourke, H David McIntyre, Leonie K Callaway

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prenatal micronutrient supplementation and postpartum depressive symptoms in a pregnancy cohort

Brenda MY Leung, Bonnie J Kaplan, Catherine J Field, Suzanne Tough, Misha Eliasziw, Mariel Fajer Gomez, Linda J McCargar, Lisa Gagnon, and the APrON Study Team

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The association between interpregnancy interval and birth weight: what is the role of maternal polyunsaturated fatty acid status?

Luc JM Smits, Hester M Elzenga, Reinoud JBJ Gemke, Gerard Hornstra, Manon van Eijsden

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors influencing place of delivery for women in Kenya: an analysis of the Kenya demographic and health survey, 2008/2009

John Kitui, Sarah Lewis, Gail Davey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Knowledge of pregnant women about birth defects

Ajediran I Bello, Augustine A Acquah, Jonathan NA Quartey, Anna Hughton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using hospital discharge data to identify incident pregnancy-associated cancers: a validation study

Yuen Yi Cathy Lee, Christine L Roberts, Jane Young, Timothy Dobbins

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Misoprostol for postpartum hemorrhage prevention at home birth: an integrative review of global implementation experience to date

Jeffrey Michael Smith, Rehana Gubin, Martine M Holston, Judith Fullerton, Ndola Prata

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

“I have to do what I believe”: Sudanese women’s beliefs and resistance to hegemonic practices at home and during experiences of maternity care in Canada

Gina MA Higginbottom, Jalal Safipour, Zubia Mumtaz, Yvonne Chiu, Patricia Paton, Jennifer Pillay

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Sexual HIV risk behaviour and associated factors among pregnant women in Mpumalanga, South Africa

Karl Peltzer, Gladys Mlambo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Birth weight and delivery practice in a Vietnamese rural district during 12 year of rapid economic development

Huong Thu Nguyen, Bo Eriksson, Toan Khanh Tran, Chuc Thi Kim Nguyen, Henry Ascher

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Transition to motherhood in type 1 diabetes: design of the pregnancy and postnatal well-being in transition questionnaires

Bodil Rasmussen, Trisha Dunning, Christel Hendrieckx, Mari Botti, Jane Speight

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Delivering at home or in a health facility? health-seeking behaviour of women and the role of traditional birth attendants in Tanzania

Constanze Pfeiffer, Rosemarie Mwaipopo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with obstetric fistulae occurrence among patients attending selected hospitals in Kenya, 2010: a case control study

Zeinab Gura Roka, Mathias Akech, Peter Wanzala, Jared Omolo, Sheba Gitta, Peter Waiswa

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect of a facility-based multifaceted intervention on the quality of obstetrical care: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Mali and Senegal

Catherine M Pirkle, Alexandre Dumont, Mamadou Traoré, Maria-Victoria Zunzunegui, for the QUARITE group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Antenatal care visit attendance, intermittent preventive treatment and bed net use during pregnancy in Gabon

Marielle Karine Bouyou-Akotet, Denise Patricia Mawili-Mboumba, Maryvonne Kombila

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Experience of childbirth in first-time mothers of advanced age – a Norwegian population-based study

Vigdis Aasheim, Ulla Waldenström, Svein Rasmussen, Erica Schytt

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Stakeholder analysis for a maternal and newborn health project in Eastern Uganda

Gertrude Namazzi, Kiwanuka Suzanne N, Waiswa Peter, Bua John, Okui Olico, Allen Katharine A, Hyder Adnan A, Ekirapa Kiracho Elizabeth

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and validation of a pregnancy symptoms inventory

Katie F Foxcroft, Leonie K Callaway, Nuala M Byrne, Joan Webster

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Incidence of and risk factors for perineal trauma: a prospective observational study

Lesley A Smith, Natalia Price, Vanessa Simonite, Ethel E Burns

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Accuracy of erythrogram and serum ferritin for the maternal anemia diagnosis (AMA): a phase 3 diagnostic study on prediction of the therapeutic responsiveness to oral iron in pregnancy

Cristiane Campello Bresani, Maria Cynthia Braga, Daniel Falcão Felisberto, Carlos Eduardo Lopes Tavares-de-Melo, Debora Bresani Salvi, Malaquias Batista-Filho

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of prenatal care provider on the use of ancillary health services during pregnancy

Amy Metcalfe, Kristen Grabowska, Carol Weller, Suzanne C Tough

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Are women with major depression in pregnancy identifiable in population health data?

Lyn Colvin, Linda Slack-Smith, Fiona J Stanley, Carol Bower

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Financial incentives for smoking cessation in pregnancy: protocol for a single arm intervention study

Theresa M Marteau, Josephine Thorne, Paul Aveyard, Julie Hirst, Rachel Sokal

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Preeclampsia and long-term risk of cardiovascular disease: what do obstetrician-gynecologists know?

May-Britt Heidrich, Daniela Wenzel, Constantin S von Kaisenberg, Cordula Schippert, Frauke M von Versen-Höynck

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A community perspective on the role of fathers during pregnancy: a qualitative study

Amina P Alio, Cindi A Lewis, Kenneth Scarborough, Kenn Harris, Kevin Fiscella

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

How effective are the components of active management of the third stage of labor?

Wendy R Sheldon, Jill Durocher, Beverly Winikoff, Jennifer Blum, James Trussell

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Preterm birth and small for gestational age in relation to alcohol consumption during pregnancy: stronger associations among vulnerable women? results from two large Western-European studies

Manuela Pfinder, Anton E Kunst, Reinhold Feldmann, Manon van Eijsden, Tanja G M Vrijkotte

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Obstetric fistula in Southern Sudan: situational analysis and Key Informant Method to estimate prevalence

Alma J Adler, Samantha Fox, Oona M R Campbell, Hannah Kuper

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of unintended pregnancy among women in Nairobi, Kenya

Lawrence Ikamari, Chimaraoke Izugbara, Rhoune Ochako

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Fathers’ engagement in pregnancy and childbirth: evidence from a national survey

Maggie Redshaw, Jane Henderson

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A matched pair cluster randomized implementation trail to measure the effectiveness of an intervention package aiming to decrease perinatal mortality and increase institution-based obstetric care among indigenous women in Guatemala: study protocol

Edgar Kestler, Dilys Walker, Anabelle Bonvecchio, Sandra Sáenz de Tejada, Allan Donner

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do parental heights influence pregnancy length?: a population-based prospective study, HUNT 2

Kirsti Myklestad, Lars Johan Vatten, Elisabeth Balstad Magnussen, Kjell Åsmund Salvesen, Pål Richard Romundstad

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Infertility and childlessness: a qualitative study of the experiences of infertile couples in Northern Ghana

Philip Teg-Nefaah Tabong, Philip Baba Adongo

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Induction of labour with a Foley catheter or oral misoprostol at term: the PROBAAT-II study, a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Mieke LG ten Eikelder, Femke Neervoort, Katrien Oude Rengerink, Marta Jozwiak, Jan-Willem de Leeuw, Irene de Graaf, Maria G van Pampus, Maureen Franssen, Martijn Oudijk, Paulien van der Salm, Mallory Woiski, Paula JM Pernet, A Hanneke Feitsma, Huib van Vliet, Martina Porath, Frans Roumen, Erik van Beek, Hans Versendaal, Marion Heres, Ben Willem J Mol, Kitty W M Bloemenkamp

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Academic detailing and adherence to guidelines for Group B streptococci prenatal screening: a randomized controlled trial

Jussara M Silva, Airton T Stein, Holger J Schünemann, Ronaldo Bordin, Ricardo Kuchenbecker, Maria de Lourdes Drachler

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trunk motion and gait characteristics of pregnant women when walking: report of a longitudinal study with a control group

Wendy L Gilleard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The most effective strategy for recruiting a pregnancy cohort: a tale of two cities

Donna P Manca, Maeve O’Beirne, Teresa Lightbody, David W Johnston, Dayna-Lynn Dymianiw, Katarzyna Nastalska, Lubna Anis, Sarah Loehr, Anne Gilbert, Bonnie J Kaplan, the APrON study team

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

4thStage Transvaginal omental herniation during VBAC complicated by shoulder dystocia: a unique presentation of uterine rupture

Aruyaru Stanley Mwenda

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Encountering abuse in health care; lifetime experiences in postnatal women - a qualitative study

Anne-Mette Schroll, Hanne Kjærgaard, Julie Midtgaard

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevention and management of excessive gestational weight gain: a survey of overweight and obese pregnant women

W S Leslie, A Gibson, C R Hankey

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Acceptance of routine or case-based inquiry for intimate partner violence: a mixed method study

Heidi Stöckl, Linda Hertlein, Isabelle Himsl, Nina Ditsch, Carolin Blume, Uwe Hasbargen, Klaus Friese, Doris Stöckl

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prenatal diagnosis of fetal unilateral lung agenesis complicated with cardiac malposition

Ying Zhang, Miao Fan, Wei-dong Ren, Li-mei Xie, Chang-wei Ding, Wei Sun, Yu Wang, Ya-jun Guo, Ai-lu Cai

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

International migration and caesarean birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lisa Merry, Rhonda Small, Béatrice Blondel, Anita J Gagnon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do Italian women prefer cesarean section? Results from a survey on mode of delivery preferences

Maria Regina Torloni, Ana Pilar Betrán, Pilar Montilla, Elisa Scolaro, Armando Seuc, Agustina Mazzoni, Fernando Althabe, Francesca Merzagora, Gian Paolo Donzelli, Mario Merialdi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Age, mode of conception, health service use and pregnancy health: a prospective cohort study of Australian women

Jane Fisher, Karen Wynter, Karin Hammarberg, John McBain, Frances Gibson, Jacky Boivin, Catherine McMahon

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Head of household education level as a factor influencing whether delivery takes place in the presence of a skilled birth attendant in Busia, Uganda: a cross-sectional household study

Frédérique Vallières, Alexandria Hansen, Eilish McAuliffe, Emma Louise Cassidy, Paul Owora, Sam Kappler, Evelyn Gathuru

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

First trimester PAPP-A levels correlate with sFlt-1 levels longitudinally in pregnant women with and without preeclampsia

Aditi R Saxena, Ellen W Seely, Janet W Rich-Edwards, Louise E Wilkins-Haug, S Ananth Karumanchi, Thomas F McElrath

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adverse maternal outcomes associated with fetal macrosomia: what are the risk factors beyond birthweight?

Florent Fuchs, Jean Bouyer, Patrick Rozenberg, Marie-Victoire Senat

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors affecting the use of prenatal care by non-western women in industrialized western countries: a systematic review

Agatha W Boerleider, Therese A Wiegers, Judith Manniën, Anneke L Francke, Walter LJM Devillé

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perspectives about and approaches to weight gain in pregnancy: a qualitative study of physicians and nurse midwives

Tammy Chang, Mikel Llanes, Katherine J Gold, Michael D Fetters

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The DIAMIND study: postpartum SMS reminders to women who have had gestational diabetes mellitus to test for type 2 diabetes: a randomised controlled trial – study protocol

Emer Heatley, Philippa Middleton, William Hague, Caroline Crowther

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of tubal ectopic pregnancy in Papua New Guinea – a retrospective case review

Nancy N Hamura, John W Bolnga, Regina Wangnapi, Andrew W Horne, Stephen J Rogerson, Holger W Unger

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A survey of access to trial of labor in California hospitals in 2012

Mary K Barger, Jennifer Templeton Dunn, Sage Bearman, Megan DeLain, Elena Gates

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk of recurrence, subsequent mode of birth and morbidity for women who experienced severe perineal trauma in a first birth in New South Wales between 2000 –2008: a population based data linkage study

Holly Priddis, Hannah G Dahlen, Virginia Schmied, Annie Sneddon, Christine Kettle, Chris Brown, Charlene Thornton

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Magnesium sulphate at 30 to 34 weeks’ gestational age: neuroprotection trial (MAGENTA) - study protocol

Caroline A Crowther, Philippa F Middleton, Dominic Wilkinson, Pat Ashwood, Ross Haslam, the MAGENTA Study Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Access to essential technologies for safe childbirth: a survey of health workers in Africa and Asia

Jonathan M Spector, Jonathan Reisman, Stuart Lipsitz, Priya Desai, Atul A Gawande

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Very advanced maternal age and morbidity in Victoria, Australia: a population based study

Mary C Carolan, Mary-Ann Davey, Maryanne Biro, Michelle Kealy

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does advanced maternal age confer a survival advantage to infants born at early gestation?

Sarka Lisonkova, Emmanuelle Paré, KS Joseph

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A randomised controlled trial comparing standard or intensive management of reduced fetal movements after 36 weeks gestation-a feasibility study

Alexander EP Heazell, Giovanna Bernatavicius, Stephen A Roberts, Ainslie Garrod, Melissa K Whitworth, Edward D Johnstone, Joanna C Gillham, Tina Lavender

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Neighbourhood deprivation and very preterm birth in an English and French cohort

Mercedes Bonet, Lucy K Smith, Hugo Pilkington, Elizabeth S Draper, Jennifer Zeitlin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Observational study to assess pregnant women’s knowledge and behaviour to prevent toxoplasmosis, listeriosis and cytomegalovirus

Monique T R Pereboom, Judith Manniën, Evelien R Spelten, François G Schellevis, Eileen K Hutton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in fetal and neonatal mortality during 40 years by offspring sex: a national registry-based study in Norway

Fredrik Carlsen, Jostein Grytten, Anne Eskild

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Surgical versus expectant management in women with an incomplete evacuation of the uterus after treatment with misoprostol for miscarriage: the MisoREST trial

Marianne AC Verschoor, Marike Lemmers, Patrick M Bossuyt, Giuseppe CM Graziosi, Petra J Hajenius, Dave J Hendriks, Marcel AH van Hooff, Hannah S van Meurs, Brent C Opmeer, Maurits W van Tulder, Liesanne Bouwma, Ruby Catshoek, Peggy Geomini, Ellen R Klinkert, Josje Langenveld, Theodoor E Nieboer, J Marinus van der Ploeg, Celine M Radder, Taeke Spinder, Lucy F van der Voet, Ben Willem J Mol, Judith AF Huirne, Willem M Ankum

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Variation in endoglin pathway genes is associated with preeclampsia: a case–control candidate gene association study

Mandy J Bell, James M Roberts, Sandra A Founds, Arun Jeyabalan, Lauren Terhorst, Yvette P Conley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Incidence, determinants and perinatal outcomes of near miss maternal morbidity in Ile-Ife Nigeria: a prospective case control study

Ikeola A Adeoye, Adedeji A Onayade, Adesegun O Fatusi

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rates of obstetric intervention during birth and selected maternal and perinatal outcomes for low risk women born in Australia compared to those born overseas

Hannah G Dahlen, Virginia Schmied, Cindy-Lee Dennis, Charlene Thornton

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact on Caesarean section rates following injections of sterile water (ICARIS): a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Nigel Lee, Lena B Mårtensson, Caroline Homer, Joan Webster, Kristen Gibbons, Helen Stapleton, Natalie Dos Santos, Michael Beckmann, Yu Gao, Sue Kildea

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of the timing of initiation of antenatal care in an ethnically diverse urban cohort in the UK

Jenny A Cresswell, Ge Yu, Bethan Hatherall, Joanne Morris, Farah Jamal, Angela Harden, Adrian Renton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Regional variation in caesarean deliveries in Germany and its causes

Rafael T Mikolajczyk, Niklas Schmedt, Jun Zhang, Christina Lindemann, Ingo Langner, Edeltraut Garbe

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Fetal head circumference, operative delivery, and fetal outcomes: a multi-ethnic population-based cohort study

Andrew Mujugira, Alfred Osoti, Ruth Deya, Stephen E Hawes, Amanda I Phipps

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Australasian randomised trial to evaluate the role of maternal intramuscular dexamethasone versus betamethasone prior to preterm birth to increase survival free of childhood neurosensory disability (A*STEROID): study protocol

Caroline A Crowther, Jane E Harding, Philippa F Middleton, Chad C Andersen, Pat Ashwood, Jeffrey S Robinson, for the A*STEROID Study Group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Increasing caesarean section rates among low-risk groups: a panel study classifying deliveries according to Robson at a university hospital in Tanzania

Helena Litorp, Hussein L Kidanto, Lennarth Nystrom, Elisabeth Darj, Birgitta Essén

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measures of satisfaction with care during labour and birth: a comparative review

Alexandra Sawyer, Susan Ayers, Jane Abbott, Gillian Gyte, Heike Rabe, Lelia Duley

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measuring the risk factors for postpartum depression: development of the Japanese version of the Postpartum Depression Predictors Inventory-Revised (PDPI-R-J)

Mari Ikeda, Kiyoko Kamibeppu

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Habitual snoring and depressive symptoms during pregnancy

Louise M O’Brien, Jocelynn T Owusu, Leslie M Swanson

01.12.2013 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cytomegalovirus in pregnancy: to screen or not to screen

Susan P Walker, Ricardo Palma-Dias, Erica M Wood, Paul Shekleton, Michelle L Giles

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Vasoactive agents for the prediction of early- and late-onset preeclampsia in a high-risk cohort

Pia M Villa, Esa Hämäläinen, Annukka Mäki, Katri Räikkönen, Anu-Katriina Pesonen, Pekka Taipale, Eero Kajantie, Hannele Laivuori

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

“Struggling with daily life and enduring pain”: a qualitative study of the experiences of pregnant women living with pelvic girdle pain

Margareta Persson, Anna Winkvist, Lars Dahlgren, Ingrid Mogren

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Significant others, situations and infant feeding behaviour change processes: a serial qualitative interview study

Rhona J McInnes, Pat Hoddinott, Jane Britten, Kirsty Darwent, Leone CA Craig

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An observational study of nutrition and physical activity behaviours, knowledge, and advice in pregnancy

Susan J de Jersey, Jan M Nicholson, Leonie K Callaway, Lynne A Daniels

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of inter birth interval among married women living in rural pastoral communities of southern Ethiopia: a case control study

Zenebu Begna, Sahilu Assegid, Wondwosen Kassahun, Mulusew Gerbaba

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal overweight and obesity: a survey of clinicians’ characteristics and attitudes, and their responses to their pregnant clients

Shelley A Wilkinson, Di Poad, Helen Stapleton

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect of elective cesarean section on the risk of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

Yali Hu, Jie Chen, Jian Wen, Chenyu Xu, Shu Zhang, Biyun Xu, Yi-Hua Zhou

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Timing and reasons for coming late for the first antenatal care visit by pregnant women at Mulago hospital, Kampala Uganda

Ivan Kisuule, Dan K Kaye, Florence Najjuka, Stephen K Ssematimba, Anita Arinda, Gloria Nakitende, Lawrence Otim

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternity care providers’ perceptions of women’s autonomy and the law

Sue Kruske, Kate Young, Bec Jenkinson, Ann Catchlove

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Primary prevention of gestational diabetes for women who are overweight and obese: a randomised controlled trial

Cate Nagle, Helen Skouteris, Heather Morris, Alison Nankervis, Bodil Rasmussen, Peter Mayall, Richard L Kennedy

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal carotid remodeling and increased carotid arterial stiffness in normal late-gestational pregnancy as assessed by radio-frequency ultrasound technique

Li-Jun Yuan, Dan Xue, Yun-You Duan, Tie-Sheng Cao, Ning Zhou

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The acceptability and feasibility of an intercultural birth center in the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico

Kathryn Tucker, Hector Ochoa, Rosario Garcia, Kirsty Sievwright, Amy Chambliss, Margaret C Baker

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The effect of depression symptoms and social support on black-white differences in health-related quality of life in early pregnancy: the health status in pregnancy (HIP) study

Li Liu, Rosanna Setse, Ruby Grogan, Neil R Powe, Wanda K Nicholson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prediction of maternal quality of life on preterm birth and low birthweight: a longitudinal study

Panchalli Wang, Shwu-Ru Liou, Ching-Yu Cheng

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk estimation in women with a history of hypertensive pregnancy disorders at term: a longitudinal follow-up study

Wietske Hermes, Jouke T Tamsma, Diana C Grootendorst, Arie Franx, Joris van der Post, Maria G van Pampus, Kitty WM Bloemenkamp, Martina Porath, Ben W Mol, Christianne JM de Groot

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Single dose of gentamicin in combination with metronidazole versus multiple doses for prevention of post-caesarean infection at Bugando Medical Centre in Mwanza, Tanzania: a randomized, equivalence, controlled trial

Fadhili M Lyimo, Anthony N Massinde, Benson R Kidenya, Eveline T Konje, Stephen E Mshana

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Epidemiology of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections in pregnant women in Sana’a, Yemen

Entisar A Murad, Suad M Babiker, Gasim I Gasim, Duria A Rayis, Ishag Adam

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of a ketogenic diet during pregnancy on embryonic growth in the mouse

Dafna Sussman, Matthijs van Eede, Michael D Wong, Susan Lee Adamson, Mark Henkelman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Serum lactate dehydrogenase profile as a retrospective indicator of uterine preparedness for labor: a prospective, observational study

Jeremy L Neal, Nancy K Lowe, Elizabeth J Corwin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Area-level risk factors for adverse birth outcomes: trends in urban and rural settings

Shia T Kent, Leslie A McClure, Ben F Zaitchik, Julia M Gohlke

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Is minimally invasive parathyroid surgery an option for patients with gestational primary hyperparathyroidism?

Cino Bendinelli, Shane Nebauer, Tuan Quach, Shaun Mcgrath, Shamasunder Acharya

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Disparities in the use of antenatal care service in Ethiopia over a period of fifteen years

Elias Ali Yesuf, Ronit Calderon-Margalit

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pre-pregnancy BMI and weight gain: where is the tipping point for preterm birth?

Saba W Masho, Diane L Bishop, Meaghan Munn

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perspectives of men on antenatal and delivery care service utilisation in rural western Kenya: a qualitative study

Titus K Kwambai, Stephanie Dellicour, Meghna Desai, Charles A Ameh, Bobbie Person, Florence Achieng, Linda Mason, Kayla F Laserson, Feiko O ter Kuile

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pharmacogenetic predictors of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy severity and response to antiemetic therapy: a pilot study

Amalia S Lehmann, Jamie L Renbarger, Catherine L McCormick, Ariel R Topletz, Carrie Rouse, David M Haas

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of health beliefs, social support and self-efficacy on physical activity and dietary habits during the post-partum period after gestational diabetes mellitus: study protocol

Barbara Kaiser, Chantal Razurel, Emilien Jeannot

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Correlates of preferences for home or hospital confinement in Pakistan: evidence from a national survey

Sajid Amin Javed, Muhammad Danish Anjum, Waqas Imran, Azad Haider, Ayesha Shiraz, Farzana Shaheen, Muhammad Iftikhar ul Husnain

01.12.2013 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Must we press on until a young mother dies? Remifentanil patient controlled analgesia in labour may not be suited as a “poor man’s epidural”

Peter Kranke, Thierry Girard, Patricia Lavand’homme, Andrea Melber, Johanna Jokinen, Ralf M Muellenbach, Johannes Wirbelauer, Arnd Hönig

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Results from a study using misoprostol for management of incomplete abortion in Vietnamese hospitals: implications for task shifting

Nguyen Thi Nhu Ngoc, Tara Shochet, Jennifer Blum, Pham Thanh Hai, Duong Lan Dung, Tran Thanh Nhan, Beverly Winikoff

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pictorial representation of attachment: measuring the parent-fetus relationship in expectant mothers and fathers

Hedwig JA van Bakel, A Janneke BM Maas, Charlotte MJM Vreeswijk, Ad JJM Vingerhoets

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

DALI: Vitamin D and lifestyle intervention for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) prevention: an European multicentre, randomised trial – study protocol

Judith GM Jelsma, Mireille NM van Poppel, Sander Galjaard, Gernot Desoye, Rosa Corcoy, Roland Devlieger, Andre van Assche, Dirk Timmerman, Goele Jans, Jurgen Harreiter, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, Peter Damm, Elisabeth R Mathiesen, Dorte M Jensen, Liselotte Andersen, Fidelma Dunne, Annunziata Lapolla, Graziano Di Cianni, Alessandra Bertolotto, Ewa Wender-Oegowska, Agnieszka Zawiejska, Kinga Blumska, David Hill, Pablo Rebollo, Frank J Snoek, David Simmons

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative study of pharmacy nurse providers of community based post-birth care in Queensland, Australia

Maria Zadoroznyj, Wendy Brodribb, Lauren Falconer, Lauren Pearce, Casey Northam, Sue Kruske

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Elevated maternal lipids in early pregnancy are not associated with risk of intrapartum caesarean in overweight and obese nulliparous women

Elaine M Fyfe, Karen S Rivers, John MD Thompson, Kamala PL Thiyagarajan, Katie M Groom, Gustaaf A Dekker, Lesley ME McCowan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The association of unwanted pregnancy and social support with depressive symptoms in pregnancy: evidence from rural Southwestern Ethiopia

Yohannes Dibaba, Mesganaw Fantahun, Michelle J Hindin

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Wāhine hauora: linking local hospital and national health information datasets to explore maternal risk factors and obstetric outcomes of New Zealand Māori and non-Māori women in relation to infant respiratory admissions and timely immunisations

Sara Filoche, Susan Garrett, James Stanley, Sally Rose, Bridget Robson, C Raina Elley, Bev Lawton

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does continuity of care impact decision making in the next birth after a caesarean section (VBAC)? a randomised controlled trial

Caroline SE Homer, Karyn Besley, Jennifer Bell, Deborah Davis, Jon Adams, Alison Porteous, Maralyn Foureur

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health and nutrition knowledge, attitudes and practices of pregnant women attending and not-attending ANC clinics in Western Kenya: a cross-sectional analysis

Nandita Perumal, Donald C Cole, Hermann Z Ouédraogo, Kirimi Sindi, Cornelia Loechl, Jan Low, Carol Levin, Christine Kiria, Jaameeta Kurji, Mary Oyunga

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Childbearing in adolescence: intergenerational dejà-vu? Evidence from a Brazilian birth cohort

Alexandre Archanjo Ferraro, Viviane Cunha Cardoso, Aline Pires Barbosa, Antônio Augusto Moura Da Silva, Carlos Augusto Faria, Valdinar Souza De Ribeiro, Heloisa Bettiol, Marco Antonio Barbieri

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Developing a complex intervention for diet and activity behaviour change in obese pregnant women (the UPBEAT trial); assessment of behavioural change and process evaluation in a pilot randomised controlled trial

Lucilla Poston, Annette L Briley, Suzanne Barr, Ruth Bell, Helen Croker, Kirstie Coxon, Holly N Essex, Claire Hunt, Louise Hayes, Louise M Howard, Nina Khazaezadeh, Tarja Kinnunen, Scott M Nelson, Eugene Oteng-Ntim, Stephen C Robson, Naveed Sattar, Paul T Seed, Jane Wardle, Thomas AB Sanders, Jane Sandall

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Improved accessibility of emergency obstetrics and newborn care(EmONC) services for maternal and newborn health: a community based project

Ali Turab, Shabina Ariff, Muhammad A Habib, Imran Ahmed, Masawar Hussain, Akhtar Rashid, Zahid Memon, Mohammad I Khan, Sajid Soofi, Zulfiqar A Bhutta

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of a lifestyle intervention for pregnant women to prevent excessive maternal weight gain: a cluster-randomized controlled trial

Kathrin Rauh, Elisabeth Gabriel, Eva Kerschbaum, Tibor Schuster, Ruediger von Kries, Ulrike Amann-Gassner, Hans Hauner

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Family planning practices and pregnancy intentions among HIV-positive and HIV-negative postpartum women in Swaziland: a cross sectional survey

Charlotte E Warren, Timothy Abuya, Ian Askew

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Paternal psychological response after ultrasonographic detection of structural fetal anomalies with a comparison to maternal response: a cohort study

Anne Kaasen, Anne Helbig, Ulrik Fredrik Malt, Tormod Naes, Hans Skari, Guttorm Nils Haugen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Vaginal breech delivery: results of a prospective registration study

Ingvild Vistad, Milada Cvancarova, Berit L Hustad, Tore Henriksen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal near miss and mortality in a rural referral hospital in northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

Ellen JT Nelissen, Estomih Mduma, Hege L Ersdal, Bjørg Evjen-Olsen, Jos JM van Roosmalen, Jelle Stekelenburg

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Unexpected random urinary protein:creatinine ratio results–limitations of the pyrocatechol violet-dye method

Dane A De Silva, Anne C Halstead, Anne-Marie Côté, Yasser Sabr, Peter von Dadelszen, Laura A Magee

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Implementation of a cost-effective strategy to prevent neonatal early-onset group B haemolytic streptococcus disease in the Netherlands

Diny GE Kolkman, Marlies EB Rijnders, Maurice GAJ Wouters, M Elske van den Akker-van Marle, CPB Kitty van der Ploeg, Christianne JM de Groot, Margot AH Fleuren

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prediction of fetal acidemia in placental abruption

Yoshio Matsuda, Masaki Ogawa, Jun Konno, Minoru Mitani, Hideo Matsui

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Active and passive maternal smoking during pregnancy and birth outcomes: the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study

Yoshihiro Miyake, Keiko Tanaka, Masashi Arakawa

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of a birth preparation program on lumbopelvic pain, urinary incontinence, anxiety and exercise: a randomized controlled trial

Maria Amélia Miquelutti, José Guilherme Cecatti, Maria Yolanda Makuch

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence, correlates and pattern of Hepatitis B among antenatal clinic attenders in Yaounde-Cameroon: is perinatal transmission of HBV neglected in Cameroon?

Nelson J Fomulu, Frederick LI Morfaw, Judith N Torimiro, Philip Nana, Mve V Koh, Takang William

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of intrapartum care at Mulago national referral hospital, Uganda: clients’ perspective

Omar Kigenyi, Getachew B Tefera, Elizabeth Nabiwemba, Christopher G Orach

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measuring the quality and quantity of professional intrapartum support: testing a computerised systematic observation tool in the clinical setting

Mary C Ross-Davie, Helen Cheyne, Catherine Niven

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Retracted: Folic acid supplementation, dietary folate intake during pregnancy and risk for spontaneous preterm delivery: a prospective observational cohort study

Verena Sengpiel, Jonas Bacelis, Ronny Myhre, Solveig Myking, Aase Devold Pay, Margaretha Haugen, Anne-Lise Brantsæter, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Roy M Nilsen, Per Magnus, Stein Emil Vollset, Staffan Nilsson, Bo Jacobsson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparison of placental growth factor and fetal flow Doppler ultrasonography to identify fetal adverse outcomes in women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: an observational study

Attila Molvarec, Nóra Gullai, Balázs Stenczer, Gergely Fügedi, Bálint Nagy, János Rigó Jr

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Obstetric Fistula in Burundi: a comprehensive approach to managing women with this neglected disease

Katie Tayler-Smith, Rony Zachariah, Marcel Manzi, Wilma van den Boogaard, An Vandeborne, Aristide Bishinga, Eva De Plecker, Vincent Lambert, Bavo Christiaens, Gamaliel Sinabajije, Miguel Trelles, Stephan Goetghebuer, Tony Reid, Anthony Harries

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Caesarean delivery and subsequent pregnancy interval: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sinéad M O’Neill, Patricia M Kearney, Louise C Kenny, Tine B Henriksen, Jennifer E Lutomski, Richard A Greene, Ali S Khashan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Recurrence of perinatal death in Northern Tanzania: a registry based cohort study

Michael J Mahande, Anne K Daltveit, Blandina T Mmbaga, Joseph Obure, Gileard Masenga, Rachel Manongi, Rolv T Lie

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The maternal and neonatal outcomes for an urban Indigenous population compared with their non-Indigenous counterparts and a trend analysis over four triennia

Sue Kildea, Helen Stapleton, Rebecca Murphy, Machellee Kosiak, Kristen Gibbons

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Antenatal education and the birthing experience of Brazilian women: a qualitative study

Maria Amelia Miquelutti, José Guilherme Cecatti, Maria Yolanda Makuch

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Hyperemesis gravidarum and pregnancy outcomes in the Norwegian mother and child cohort – a cohort study

Åse V Vikanes, Nathalie C Støer, Per Magnus, Andrej M Grjibovski

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

High-risk human papillomavirus infection is associated with premature rupture of membranes

GeumJoon Cho, Kyung-Jin Min, Hye-Ri Hong, SuhngWook Kim, Jin-Hwa Hong, Jae-Kwan Lee, Min-Jeong Oh, HaiJoong Kim

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Wavelet principal component analysis of fetal movement counting data preceding hospital examinations due to decreased fetal movement: a prospective cohort study

Brita Askeland Winje, Jo Røislien, Eli Saastad, Jorid Eide, Christopher Finne Riley, Babill Stray-Pedersen, J Frederik Frøen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Racial and ethnic differences in primary, unscheduled cesarean deliveries among low-risk primiparous women at an academic medical center: a retrospective cohort study

Joyce K Edmonds, Revital Yehezkel, Xun Liao, Tiffany A Moore Simas

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of obstetric care in the sparsely populated sub-arctic area of Norway 2009–2011

Jan Norum, Anca Heyd, Bente Hjelseth, Tove Svee, Fred A Mürer, Randi Erlandsen, Barthold Vonen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exploring the focus of prenatal information offered to pregnant mothers regarding newborn care in rural Uganda

Mangwi Richard Ayiasi, Kathleen Van Royen, Roosmarijn Verstraeten, Lynn Atuyambe, Bart Criel, Christopher Orach Garimoi, Patrick Kolsteren

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A new strategy and its effect on adherence to intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Uganda

Anthony K Mbonye, Stephanie Yanow, Josephine Birungi, Pascal Magnussen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Women with disability: the experience of maternity care during pregnancy, labour and birth and the postnatal period

Maggie Redshaw, Reem Malouf, Haiyan Gao, Ron Gray

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perinatal mortality following assisted reproductive technology treatment in Australia and New Zealand, a public health approach for international reporting of perinatal mortality

Elizabeth A Sullivan, Yueping A Wang, Robert J Norman, Georgina M Chambers, Abrar Ahmad Chughtai, Cynthia M Farquhar

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changing trend? Sex ratios of children born to Indian immigrants in Norway revisited

Marianne Tønnessen, Vebjørn Aalandslid, Terje Skjerpen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The emergence of maternal health as a political priority in Madhya Pradesh, India: a qualitative study

Tej Ram Jat, Prakash Ramchandra Deo, Isabel Goicolea, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Miguel San Sebastian

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

‘Being in a womb’ or ‘playing musical chairs’: the impact of place and space on infant feeding in NICUs

Renée Flacking, Fiona Dykes

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Surveillance during pregnancy: methods and response rates from a hospital based pilot study of the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System in Ireland

Linda M O’Keeffe, Patricia M Kearney, Richard A Greene

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevention and management of severe pre-eclampsia/eclampsia in Afghanistan

Young Mi Kim, Nasratullah Ansari, Adrienne Kols, Hannah Tappis, Sheena Currie, Partamin Zainullah, Patricia Bailey, Jos van Roosmalen, Jelle Stekelenburg

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Role of community based savings groups (CBSGs) enhancing the utilization of community midwives in chitral district of Pakistan

Qayyum Ali Noorani, Iqbal Azam, Babar T Shaikh, Tharanga Ranasinghe, Shazia Abbas, Shakeela Wali, Paul Rippey, Wajiha Javed

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Diabetes and hypertension increase the placental and transcellular permeation of the lipophilic drug diazepam in pregnant women

Mladena Lalic-Popovic, Jovana Paunkovic, Zorica Grujic, Svetlana Golocorbin-Kon, Hani Al-Salami, Momir Mikov

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Trends in antenatal care attendance and health facility delivery following community and health facility systems strengthening interventions in Northern Uganda

Michael Ediau, Rhoda K Wanyenze, Simba Machingaidze, George Otim, Alex Olwedo, Robert Iriso, Nazarius M Tumwesigye

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol for reducing childbirth fear: a midwife-led psycho-education intervention

Jennifer Fenwick, Jenny Gamble, Debra K Creedy, Anne Buist, Erika Turkstra, Anne Sneddon, Paul A Scuffham, Elsa L Ryding, Vivian Jarrett, Jocelyn Toohill

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Experiencing maternity care: the care received and perceptions of women from different ethnic groups

Jane Henderson, Haiyan Gao, Maggie Redshaw

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal adverse effects of different antenatal magnesium sulphate regimens for improving maternal and infant outcomes: a systematic review

Emily S Bain, Philippa F Middleton, Caroline A Crowther

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The development of quality indicators for the prevention and management of postpartum haemorrhage in primary midwifery care in the Netherlands

Marrit Smit, Susanne IC Sindram, Mallory Woiski, Johanna M Middeldorp, Jos van Roosmalen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Partner support in a cohort of African American families and its influence on pregnancy outcomes and prenatal health behaviors

Jennifer K Straughen, Cleopatra H Caldwell, Alford A Young Jr, Dawn P Misra

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Green space, social inequalities and neonatal mortality in France

Wahida Kihal-Talantikite, Cindy M Padilla, Benoît Lalloué, Marcello Gelormini, Denis Zmirou-Navier, Severine Deguen

01.12.2013 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Erratum To: Induction of labour with a Foley catheter or oral misoprostol at term: the PROBAAT-II study, a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Mieke LG ten Eikelder, Femke Neervoort, Katrien Oude Rengerink, Gert J van Baaren, Marta Jozwiak, Jan-Willem de Leeuw, Irene de Graaf, Maria G van Pampus, Maureen Franssen, Martijn Oudijk, Paulien van der Salm, Mallory Woiski, Paula JM Pernet, A Hanneke Feitsma, Huib van Vliet, Martina Porath, Frans Roumen, Erik van Beek, Hans Versendaal, Marion Heres, Ben Willem J Mol, Kitty WM Bloemenkamp

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Attitudes toward fertility and childbearing scale: an assessment of a new instrument for women who are not yet mothers in Sweden

Malin Söderberg, Ingela Lundgren, Kyllike Christensson, Ingegerd Hildingsson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Determinants of facility delivery after implementation of safer mother programme in Nepal: a prospective cohort study

Rajendra Karkee, Colin W Binns, Andy H Lee

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Vitamin D intake in mid-pregnancy and child allergic disease – a prospective study in 44,825 Danish mother-child pairs

Ekaterina Maslova, Susanne Hansen, Camilla B Jensen, Andrew L Thorne-Lyman, Marin Strøm, Sjurdur F Olsen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Exclusive breastfeeding prenatal intentions among HIV-positive mothers in Blantyre, Malawi: a correlation study

Ursula K Kafulafula, Mary K Hutchinson, Susan Gennaro, Sally Guttmacher, Andrew Kumitawa

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Understanding pregnancy planning in a low-income country setting: validation of the London measure of unplanned pregnancy in Malawi

Jennifer Hall, Geraldine Barrett, Nicholas Mbwana, Andrew Copas, Address Malata, Judith Stephenson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Autoantibodies and gastrointestinal symptoms in infertile women in relation to in vitro fertilization

Oskar Hammar, Bodil Roth, Mariette Bengtsson, Thomas Mandl, Bodil Ohlsson

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perspectives on weight gain and lifestyle practices during pregnancy among women with a history of macrosomia: a qualitative study in the Republic of Ireland

Emily Heery, Áine McConnon, Cecily C Kelleher, Patrick G Wall, Fionnuala M McAuliffe

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Deliveries among teenage women – with emphasis on incidence and mode of delivery: a Swedish national survey from 1973 to 2010

Rasmus Birch Tyrberg, Marie Blomberg, Preben Kjølhede

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Survey of calcium supplementation to prevent preeclampsia: the gap between evidence and practice in Brazil

Erika Barbosa Camargo, Luci Fabiane Scheffer Moraes, Celsa Moura Souza, Rita Akutsu, Jorge Maia Barreto, Edina Mariko Koga da Silva, Ana Pilar Betrán, Maria Regina Torloni

01.12.2013 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Understanding childbirth practices as an organizational cultural phenomenon: a conceptual framework

Roxana Behruzi, Marie Hatem, Lise Goulet, William Fraser, Chizuru Misago

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Combined analysis of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment on mortality from hypovolemic shock secondary to obstetric hemorrhage

Alison M El Ayadi, Elizabeth Butrick, Jillian Geissler, Suellen Miller

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Potential prevention of small for gestational age in Australia: a population-based linkage study

Lee K Taylor, Yuen Yi Cathy Lee, Kim Lim, Judy M Simpson, Christine L Roberts, Jonathan Morris

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The influence of socio-cultural interpretations of pregnancy threats on health-seeking behavior among pregnant women in urban Accra, Ghana

Phyllis Dako-Gyeke, Moses Aikins, Richmond Aryeetey, Laura Mccough, Philip Baba Adongo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Framing maternal morbidity: WHO scoping exercise

Rachel C Vanderkruik, Özge Tunçalp, Doris Chou, Lale Say

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The natural history of pregnancies with a diagnosis of Trisomy 18 or Trisomy 13; a retrospective case series

Orla A Houlihan, Keelin O’Donoghue

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association between social support and place of delivery: a cross-sectional study in Kericho, Western Kenya

Mayo Ono, Akiko Matsuyama, Mohamed Karama, Sumihisa Honda

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Prevalence and outcomes of breast milk expressing in women with healthy term infants: a systematic review

Helene M Johns, Della A Forster, Lisa H Amir, Helen L McLachlan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Screening for autoimmune thyroid disorders after spontaneous abortion is cost-saving and it improves the subsequent pregnancy rate

Jana Bartáková, Eliška Potluková, Vladimír Rogalewicz, Tomáš Fait, Dita Schöndorfová, Zdeněk Telička, Jan Krátký, Jan Jiskra

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adverse outcomes in maternity care for women with a low risk profile in The Netherlands: a case series analysis

Lucie Martijn, Annelies Jacobs, Marianne Amelink-Verburg, Renske Wentzel, Simone Buitendijk, Michel Wensing

01.12.2013 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Antenatal and postnatal combined therapy for autoantibody-related congenital atrioventricular block

Antonio Di Mauro, Vita Caroli Casavola, Giovanna Favia Guarnieri, Grazia Calderoni, Ettore Cicinelli, Nicola Laforgia

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychosocial issues of women with type 1 diabetes transitioning to motherhood: a structured literature review

Bodil Rasmussen, Christel Hendrieckx, Brydie Clarke, Mari Botti, Trisha Dunning, Alicia Jenkins, Jane Speight

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A qualitative study on the breastfeeding experiences of first-time mothers in Vientiane, Lao PDR

Hope Mei Hong Lee, Jo Durham, Jenny Booth, Vanphanom Sychareun

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Duration and urgency of transfer in births planned at home and in freestanding midwifery units in England: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study

Rachel E Rowe, John Townend, Peter Brocklehurst, Marian Knight, Alison Macfarlane, Christine McCourt, Mary Newburn, Maggie Redshaw, Jane Sandall, Louise Silverton, Jennifer Hollowell

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial of pre-conception treatment for periodontal disease to improve periodontal status during pregnancy and birth outcomes

Hong Jiang, Xu Xiong, Yi Su, Yiming Zhang, Hongqiao Wu, Zhijun Jiang, Xu Qian

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Community awareness about risk factors, presentation and prevention and obstetric fistula in Nabitovu village, Iganga district, Uganda

Nassar Kasamba, Dan K Kaye, Scovia N Mbalinda

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Japanese trends in breastfeeding rate in baby-friendly hospitals between 2007 and 2010: a retrospective hospital-based surveillance study

Takashi Yoda, Kenzo Takahashi, Yoshitada Yamauchi

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

CORONIS - International study of caesarean section surgical techniques: the follow-up study

The CORONIS Collaborative Group

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pregnancy and Neonatal Diabetes Outcomes in Remote Australia (PANDORA) study

Louise J Maple-Brown, Alex Brown, I-Lynn Lee, Christine Connors, Jeremy Oats, Harold D McIntyre, Cherie Whitbread, Elizabeth Moore, Danielle Longmore, Glynis Dent, Sumaria Corpus, Marie Kirkwood, Stacey Svenson, Paula van Dokkum, Sridhar Chitturi, Sujatha Thomas, Sandra Eades, Monique Stone, Mark Harris, Chrissie Inglis, Karen Dempsey, Michelle Dowden, Michael Lynch, Jacqueline Boyle, Sue Sayers, Jonathan Shaw, Paul Zimmet, Kerin O’Dea

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Perceptions of postnatal care: factors associated with primiparous mothers perceptions of postnatal communication and care

Julie McLellan, Anita Laidlaw

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Dutch women in midwife-led care at the onset of labour: which pain relief do they prefer and what do they use?

Trudy Klomp, Ank de Jonge, Eileen K Hutton, Antoine LM Lagro-Janssen

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient-provider communication about gestational weight gain among nulliparous women: a qualitative study of the views of obstetricians and first-time pregnant women

Elizabeth A Duthie, Elaine M Drew, Kathryn E Flynn

01.12.2013 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A strategy for reducing maternal and newborn deaths by 2015 and beyond

Gary L Darmstadt, Tanya Marchant, Mariam Claeson, Win Brown, Saul Morris, France Donnay, Mary Taylor, Rebecca Ferguson, Shirine Voller, Katherine C Teela, Krystyna Makowiecka, Zelee Hill, Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies, Bilal Avan, Neil Spicer, Cyril Engmann, Nana Twum-Danso, Kate Somers, Dan Kraushaar, Joanna Schellenberg

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A multi-centre phase IIa clinical study of predictive testing for preeclampsia: improved pregnancy outcomes via early detection (IMPROvED)

Kate Navaratnam, Zarko Alfirevic, Philip N Baker, Christian Gluud, Berthold Grüttner, Karolina Kublickiene, Gerda Zeeman, Louise C Kenny

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Lessons learned from stakeholders in a facilitation intervention targeting neonatal health in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam

Leif Eriksson, Duong M Duc, Ann Catrine Eldh, Vu Pham N Thanh, Tran Q Huy, Mats Målqvist, Lars Wallin

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Anxiety symptoms and coping strategies in the perinatal period

Astrid George, Rita F Luz, Claude De Tychey, Nathalie Thilly, Elisabeth Spitz

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Pregnancy planning, smoking behaviour during pregnancy, and neonatal outcome: UK millennium cohort study

Anika Flower, Jill Shawe, Judith Stephenson, Pat Doyle

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability tests and validation tests of the client satisfaction questionnaire (CSQ-8) as an index of satisfaction with childbirth-related care among Filipino women

Chieko Matsubara, Joseph Green, Linda Teresa Astorga, Edgardo L Daya, Honorato C Jervoso, Edgardo M Gonzaga, Masamine Jimba

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Management of hepatitis B in pregnant women and infants: a multicentre audit from four London hospitals

Gauri Godbole, Dianne Irish, Marina Basarab, Tabitha Mahungu, Andrew Fox-Lewis, Claire Thorne, Michael Jacobs, Geoffrey Dusheiko, William MC Rosenberg, Deepak Suri, Andrew D Millar, Eleni Nastouli

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal postpartum morbidity in Marrakech: what women feel what doctors diagnose?

Bouchra Assarag, Dominique Dubourg, Abderrahmane Maaroufi, Bruno Dujardin, Vincent De Brouwere

01.12.2013 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Erratum to: Induction of labour versus expectant monitoring for gestational hypertension or mild pre-eclampsia between 34 and 37 weeks’ gestation (HYPITAT-II): a multicentre, open-label randomised controlled trial

Kim Broekhuijsen, Josje Langenveld, Gert-Jan van Baaren, Mariëlle G van Pampus, Anton H van Kaam, Henk Groen, Martina Porath, Maureen TM Franssen, Ben W Mol, HYPITAT-II study group

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A structured review and exploration of the healthcare costs associated with stillbirth and a subsequent pregnancy in England and Wales

Hema Mistry, Alexander E P Heazell, Oluwaseyi Vincent, Tracy Roberts

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Risk of future cardiovascular disease in women with prior preeclampsia: a focus group study

Ellen W Seely, Janet Rich-Edwards, Janet Lui, Jacinda M Nicklas, Aditi Saxena, Eleni Tsigas, Sue E Levkoff

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Grand multiparity: is it still a risk in pregnancy?

Andrew H Mgaya, Siriel N Massawe, Hussein L Kidanto, Hans N Mgaya

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Interbirth interval and history of previous preeclampsia: a case–control study among multiparous women

Arusyak Harutyunyan, Haroutune Armenian, Varduhi Petrosyan

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Physical performance and 25-hydroxyvitamin D: a cross-sectional study of pregnant Swedish and Somali immigrant women and new mothers

Paul Kalliokoski, Yngve Bergqvist, Monica Löfvander

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Working to improve survival and health for babies born very preterm: the WISH project protocol

Caroline A Crowther, Philippa F Middleton, Emily Bain, Pat Ashwood, Tanya Bubner, Vicki Flenady, Jonathan Morris, Sarah McIntyre, the WISH Project Team

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

An epidemiological survey on low birth weight infants in China and analysis of outcomes of full-term low birth weight infants

Yi Chen, Guanghui Li, Yan Ruan, Liying Zou, Xin Wang, Weiyuan Zhang

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Provider perspectives on constraints in providing maternal, neonatal and child health services in the Lao People’s democratic republic: a qualitative study

Vanphanom Sychareun, Sysavanh Phommachanh, Soudavanh Soysouvanh, Chaeun Lee, Minah Kang, Juhwan Oh, Jo Durham

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Maternal infection and risk of intrapartum death: a population based observational study in South Asia

Azusa Iwamoto, Nadine Seward, Audrey Prost, Matthew Ellis, Andrew Copas, Edward Fottrell, Kishwar Azad, Prasanta Tripathy, Anthony Costello

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Preeclampsia is associated with increased maternal body weight in a northeastern Brazilian population

Edailna Maria de Melo Dantas, Flávio Venicio Marinho Pereira, José Wilton Queiroz, Diogo Luis de Melo Dantas, Gloria Regina Gois Monteiro, Priya Duggal, Maria de Fatima Azevedo, Selma Maria Bezerra Jeronimo, Ana Cristina Pinheiro Fernandes Araújo

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Stillbirth classification in population-based data and role of fetal growth restriction: the example of RECODE

Anne Ego, Jennifer Zeitlin, Pierre Batailler, Séverine Cornec, Anne Fondeur, Marion Baran-Marszak, Pierre-Simon Jouk, Thierry Debillon, Christine Cans

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rationale, design, and methodology for the optimizing outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus and their infants study

Diane C Berry, Madeline Neal, Emily G Hall, Todd A Schwartz, Sarah Verbiest, Karen Bonuck, William Goodnight, Seth Brody, Karen F Dorman, Mary K Menard, Alison M Stuebe

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A mixed methods evaluation of peer support in Bristol, UK: mothers’, midwives’ and peer supporters’ views and the effects on breastfeeding

Jenny Ingram

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A gestational ketogenic diet alters maternal metabolic status as well as offspring physiological growth and brain structure in the neonatal mouse

Dafna Sussman, Jacob Ellegood, Mark Henkelman

01.12.2013 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Estimating the prevalence of obstetric fistula: a systematic review and meta-analysis

A J Adler, C Ronsmans, C Calvert, V Filippi

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