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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 1/2016

Ausgabe 1/2016

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 390 Artikel )

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term follow-up and pregnancy after complete sacrectomy with lumbopelvic reconstruction: case report and literature review

Valentin V. Barsan, Valentina Briceño, Manisha Gandhi, Andrew Jea

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term outcomes for women after obstetric fistula repair in Lilongwe, Malawi: a qualitative study

Laura B. Drew, Jeffrey P. Wilkinson, William Nundwe, Margaret Moyo, Ronald Mataya, Mwawi Mwale, Jennifer H. Tang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Approach to the sonographic evaluation of fetal ventriculomegaly at 11 to 14 weeks gestation

Gwendolin Manegold-Brauer, Anton Oseledchyk, Anne Floeck, Christoph Berg, Ulrich Gembruch, Annegret Geipel

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Childbirth and consequent atopic disease: emerging evidence on epigenetic effects based on the hygiene and EPIIC hypotheses

H. G. Dahlen, S. Downe, M. L. Wright, H. P. Kennedy, J. Y. Taylor

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of maternal stress during pregnancy on the risk for preterm birth

Caroline Lilliecreutz, Johanna Larén, Gunilla Sydsjö, Ann Josefsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceptions of labour pain management of Dutch primary care midwives: a focus group study

Trudy Klomp, Ank de Jonge, Eileen K. Hutton, Suzanne Hers, Antoine L. M. Lagro-Janssen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency and supplementation in pregnancy in a multiethnic population-based cohort

Åse R. Eggemoen, Ragnhild S. Falk, Kirsten V. Knutsen, Per Lagerløv, Line Sletner, Kåre I. Birkeland, Anne K. Jenum

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prayer and meditation among Danish first time mothers—a questionnaire study

Christina Prinds, Dorte Hvidtjørn, Axel Skytthe, Ole Mogensen, Niels Christian Hvidt

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

From grief, guilt pain and stigma to hope and pride – a systematic review and meta-analysis of mixed-method research of the psychosocial impact of stillbirth

Christy Burden, Stephanie Bradley, Claire Storey, Alison Ellis, Alexander E. P. Heazell, Soo Downe, Joanne Cacciatore, Dimitrios Siassakos

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A study of an intelligent system to support decision making in the management of labour using the cardiotocograph – the INFANT study protocol

Peter Brocklehurst, on behalf of The INFANT Collaborative Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

eRegistries: Electronic registries for maternal and child health

J. Frederik Frøen, Sonja L. Myhre, Michael J. Frost, Doris Chou, Garrett Mehl, Lale Say, Socheat Cheng, Ingvild Fjeldheim, Ingrid K. Friberg, Steve French, Jagrati V. Jani, Jane Kaye, John Lewis, Ane Lunde, Kjersti Mørkrid, Victoria Nankabirwa, Linda Nyanchoka, Hollie Stone, Mahima Venkateswaran, Aleena M. Wojcieszek, Marleen Temmerman, Vicki J. Flenady

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘We are all scared for the baby’: promoting access to dental services for refugee background women during pregnancy

Elisha Riggs, Jane Yelland, Ramini Shankumar, Nicky Kilpatrick

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prenatal screening for psychosocial risks in a high risk-population in Peru using the KINDEX interview

Andria Spyridou, Maggie Schauer, Martina Ruf-Leuschner

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘Tweaking’ the model for understanding and preventing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality in Low Income Countries: “inserting new ideas into a timeless wine skin”

Michael K. Mwaniki, Evaline J. Baya, Faith Mwangi-Powell, Peter Sidebotham

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic inequalities in stillbirth rates in Europe: measuring the gap using routine data from the Euro-Peristat Project

Jennifer Zeitlin, Laust Mortensen, Caroline Prunet, Alison Macfarlane, Ashna D. Hindori-Mohangoo, Mika Gissler, Katarzyna Szamotulska, Karin van der Pal, Francisco Bolumar, Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, Helga Sól Ólafsdóttir, Wei-Hong Zhang, Béatrice Blondel, Sophie Alexander, Euro-Peristat Scientific Committee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Systematic review to understand and improve care after stillbirth: a review of parents’ and healthcare professionals’ experiences

Alison Ellis, Caroline Chebsey, Claire Storey, Stephanie Bradley, Sue Jackson, Vicki Flenady, Alexander Heazell, Dimitrios Siassakos

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Laboratory prediction of primary postpartum haemorrhage: a comparative cohort study

William K. B. A. Owiredu, Derick N. M. Osakunor, Cornelius A. Turpin, Osei Owusu-Afriyie

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Psychosocial factors associated with early initiation and frequency of antenatal care (ANC) visits in a rural and urban setting in South Africa: a cross-sectional survey

Lorrein Shamiso Muhwava, Neo Morojele, Leslie London

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Quality of life in women who were exposed to domestic violence during pregnancy

Zahra Tavoli, Azadeh Tavoli, Razieh Amirpour, Reihaneh Hosseini, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An ethnographic investigation of the maternity healthcare experience of immigrants in rural and urban Alberta, Canada

Gina M Higginbottom, Jalal Safipour, Sophie Yohani, Beverly O’Brien, Zubia Mumtaz, Patricia Paton, Yvonne Chiu, Rubina Barolia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of a community driven mass media campaign on the utilisation of maternal health care services in rural Malawi

Collins O. F. Zamawe, Masford Banda, Albert N. Dube

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early nasogastric tube feeding in optimising treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum: the MOTHER randomised controlled trial (Maternal and Offspring outcomes after Treatment of HyperEmesis by Refeeding)

Iris J. Grooten, Ben W. Mol, Joris A. M. van der Post, Carrie Ris-Stalpers, Marjolein Kok, Joke M. J. Bais, Caroline J. Bax, Johannes J. Duvekot, Henk A. Bremer, Martina M. Porath, Wieteke M. Heidema, Kitty W. M. Bloemenkamp, Hubertina C. J. Scheepers, Maureen T. M. Franssen, Martijn A. Oudijk, Tessa J. Roseboom, Rebecca C. Painter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of prophylactic uterotonics during the third stage of labor: a survey of provider practices in community health facilities in Sierra Leone

Abirami Natarajan, Roy Ahn, Brett D. Nelson, Melody Eckardt, Jennifer Kamara, SAS Kargbo, Pity Kanu, Thomas F. Burke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal near misses from two referral hospitals in Uganda: a prospective cohort study on incidence, determinants and prognostic factors

Annettee Nakimuli, Sarah Nakubulwa, Othman Kakaire, Michael O. Osinde, Scovia N. Mbalinda, Rose C. Nabirye, Nelson Kakande, Dan K. Kaye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Neonatal and maternal outcomes following midtrimester preterm premature rupture of the membranes: a retrospective cohort study

Laura Aoife Linehan, Jennifer Walsh, Aoife Morris, Louise Kenny, Keelin O’Donoghue, Eugene Dempsey, Noirin Russell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vitamin B12 concentrations in pregnant Colombian women: analysis of nationwide data 2010

Robinson Ramírez-Vélez, Jorge Enrique Correa-Bautista, Javier Martínez-Torres, José Francisco Meneses-Echávez, Felipe Lobelo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal dietary intake and physical activity habits during the postpartum period: associations with clinician advice in a sample of Australian first time mothers

Paige van der Pligt, Ellinor K Olander, Kylie Ball, David Crawford, Kylie D Hesketh, Megan Teychenne, Karen Campbell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Continuity of care by a primary midwife (caseload midwifery) increases women’s satisfaction with antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum care: results from the COSMOS randomised controlled trial

Della A. Forster, Helen L. McLachlan, Mary-Ann Davey, Mary Anne Biro, Tanya Farrell, Lisa Gold, Maggie Flood, Touran Shafiei, Ulla Waldenström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gaining insight into how women conceptualize satisfaction: Western Australian women’s perception of their maternity care experiences

Lucy Lewis, Yvonne L. Hauck, Fiona Ronchi, Caroline Crichton, Liana Waller

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ancestry informative markers and selected single nucleotide polymorphisms in immunoregulatory genes on preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes: a case control study

Bruna Ribeiro de Andrade Ramos, Niele Dias Mendes, Aline Aki Tanikawa, Marcos Antônio Trindade Amador, Ney Pereira Carneiro dos Santos, Sidney Emanuel Batista dos Santos, Erick C. Castelli, Steven S. Witkin, Márcia Guimarães da Silva

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reluctance to care for patients with HIV or hepatitis B / C in Japan

Koji Wada, Derek R. Smith, Tomohiro Ishimaru

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding in Nigeria: a population-based study using the 2013 demograhic and health survey data

Anselm S. Berde, Siddika Songül Yalcin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s experience of intrapartum transfer from a Western Australian birth centre co-located to a tertiary maternity hospital

Lesley Kuliukas, Ravani Duggan, Lucy Lewis, Yvonne Hauck

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s preferences and mode of delivery in public and private hospitals: a prospective cohort study

Agustina Mazzoni, Fernando Althabe, Laura Gutierrez, Luz Gibbons, Nancy H. Liu, Ana María Bonotti, Gustavo H. Izbizky, Marta Ferrary, Nora Viergue, Silvia I. Vigil, Gabriela Zalazar Denett, José M. Belizán

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improved pregnancy outcomes with increasing antiretroviral coverage in South Africa

Theron Moodley, Dhayendre Moodley, Motshedisi Sebitloane, Niren Maharaj, Benn Sartorius

01.12.2016 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth reviewer acknowledgement 2015

Nawsheen Boodhun

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey of policies guiding second stage labor in urban Japanese hospitals, clinics and midwifery birth centers

Kaori Baba, Yaeko Kataoka, Kaori Nakayama, Yukari Yaju, Shigeko Horiuchi, Hiromi Eto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Web-based interventions for prevention and treatment of perinatal mood disorders: a systematic review

Eleanor W. Lee, Fiona C. Denison, Kahyee Hor, Rebecca M. Reynolds

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Caesarean section by maternal age group among singleton deliveries and primiparous Japanese women: a secondary analysis of the WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health

Kyoko Yoshioka-Maeda, Erika Ota, Togoobaatar Ganchimeg, Mariko Kuroda, Rintaro Mori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Is it realistic?” the portrayal of pregnancy and childbirth in the media

Ann Luce, Marilyn Cash, Vanora Hundley, Helen Cheyne, Edwin van Teijlingen, Catherine Angell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A geospatial analysis of the impacts of maternity care fee payment policies on the uptake of skilled birth care in Ghana

Fiifi Amoako Johnson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Qualitative exploration of facilitating factors and barriers to use of antenatal care services by pregnant women in urban and rural settings in Pakistan

Yasir Bin Nisar, Brekhna Aurangzeb, Michael J Dibley, Ashraful Alam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Community and provider perceptions of traditional and skilled birth attendants providing maternal health care for pastoralist communities in Kenya: a qualitative study

Abbey Byrne, Tanya Caulfield, Pamela Onyo, Josephat Nyagero, Alison Morgan, John Nduba, Michelle Kermode

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessing use of a printed lifestyle intervention tool by women with borderline gestational diabetes and their achievement of diet and exercise goals: a descriptive study

Shanshan Han, Philippa F. Middleton, Thach S. Tran, Caroline A. Crowther

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Constructing maternal morbidity – towards a standard tool to measure and monitor maternal health beyond mortality

Doris Chou, Özge Tunçalp, Tabassum Firoz, Maria Barreix, Veronique Filippi, Peter von Dadelszen, Nynke van den Broek, Jose Guilherme Cecatti, Lale Say, on behalf of the Maternal Morbidity Working Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with utilization of motorcycle ambulances by pregnant women in rural eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Rogers Ssebunya, Joseph K. B. Matovu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘The money is important but all women anyway go to hospital for childbirth nowadays’ - a qualitative exploration of why women participate in a conditional cash transfer program to promote institutional deliveries in Madhya Pradesh, India

Kristi Sidney, Rachel Tolhurst, Kate Jehan, Vishal Diwan, Ayesha De Costa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Linear trends and seasonality of births and perinatal outcomes in Upper East Region, Ghana from 2010 to 2014

Eric Osei, Isaac Agbemefle, Gideon Kye-Duodu, Fred Newton Binka

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol of SWEPIS a Swedish multicentre register based randomised controlled trial to compare induction of labour at 41 completed gestational weeks versus expectant management and induction at 42 completed gestational weeks

Helen Elden, Henrik Hagberg, Anna Wessberg, Verena Sengpiel, Andreas Herbst, Maria Bullarbo, Christina Bergh, Kristian Bolin, Snezana Malbasic, Sissel Saltvedt, Olof Stephansson, Anna-Karin Wikström, Lars Ladfors, Ulla-Britt Wennerholm

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors influencing women’s preference for health facility deliveries in Jharkhand state, India: a cross sectional analysis

Sanghita Bhattacharyya, Aradhana Srivastava, Reetabrata Roy, Bilal I. Avan

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Millennium development Goal 5: progress and challenges in reducing maternal deaths in Ghana

Minerva Kyei-Nimakoh, Mary Carolan-Olah, Terence V. McCann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Serum level and polymorphisms of retinol-binding protein-4 and risk for gestational diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis

Shimin Hu, Qian Liu, Xin Huang, Hongzhuan Tan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A systematic review to examine the evidence regarding discussions by midwives, with women, around their options for where to give birth

Catherine Henshall, Beck Taylor, Sara Kenyon

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Awareness of cytomegalovirus and risk factors for susceptibility among pregnant women, in Montreal, Canada

Sarah Wizman, Valérie Lamarre, Lena Coic, Fatima Kakkar, Jean-Baptiste Le Meur, Céline Rousseau, Marc Boucher, Bruce Tapiero

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fetal heart rate monitoring of short term variation (STV): a methodological observational study

Stina Wretler, Malin Holzmann, Sophie Graner, Pelle Lindqvist, Susanne Falck, Lennart Nordström

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Early pregnancy fasting plasma glucose and lipid concentrations in pregnancy and association to offspring size: a retrospective cohort study

Bin Liu, Huizhen Geng, Juan Yang, Ying Zhang, Langhui Deng, Weiqing Chen, Zilian Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fertility rates among very young adolescent women: temporal and spatial trends in Brazil

Ana Luiza Vilela Borges, Christiane Borges do Nascimento Chofakian, Ana Paula Sayuri Sato, Elizabeth Fujimori, Luciane Simões Duarte, Murilo Novaes Gomes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Towards universal access to skilled birth attendance: the process of transforming the role of traditional birth attendants in Rural China

Hong Jiang, Xu Qian, Lili Chen, Jian Li, Erin Escobar, Mary Story, Shenglan Tang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Why do some women choose to freebirth in the UK? An interpretative phenomenological study

Claire Feeley, Gill Thomson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Associations between maternal lipid profile and pregnancy complications and perinatal outcomes: a population-based study from China

Wen-Yuan Jin, Sheng-Liang Lin, Ruo-Lin Hou, Xiao-Yang Chen, Ting Han, Yan Jin, Li Tang, Zhi-Wei Zhu, Zheng-Yan Zhao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increased prevalence of some birth defects in Korea, 2009–2010

Dirga Kumar Lamichhane, Jong-Han Leem, Myungsook Park, Jung Ae Kim, Hwan Cheol Kim, Jin Hee Kim, Yun-Chul Hong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Higher maternal leptin levels at second trimester are associated with subsequent greater gestational weight gain in late pregnancy

Marilyn Lacroix, Marie-Claude Battista, Myriam Doyon, Julie Moreau, Julie Patenaude, Laetitia Guillemette, Julie Ménard, Jean-Luc Ardilouze, Patrice Perron, Marie-France Hivert

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

New architectural design of delivery room reduces morbidity in preterm neonates: a prospective cohort study

Gianluca Terrin, Francesca Conte, Antonella Scipione, Vincenzo Aleandri, Maria Di Chiara, Erica Bacchio, Francesco Messina, Mario De Curtis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Birth weight centiles by gestational age for twins born in south India

Prasanna Premkumar, Belavendra Antonisamy, Jiji Mathews, Santhosh Benjamin, Annie Regi, Ruby Jose, Anil Kuruvilla, Mathews Mathai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Internet use by pregnant women seeking pregnancy-related information: a systematic review

Padaphet Sayakhot, Mary Carolan-Olah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Opportunities for male involvement during pregnancy in Magu district, rural Tanzania

E. Vermeulen, A. Solnes Miltenburg, J. Barras, N. Maselle, M. van Elteren, J. van Roosmalen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Development of a tool to measure women’s perception of respectful maternity care in public health facilities

Ephrem D. Sheferaw, Teka Z. Mengesha, Solomon B. Wase

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Lifestyle INtervention for Diabetes prevention After pregnancy (LINDA-Brasil): study protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Maria Inês Schmidt, Bruce B. Duncan, Cristina Castilhos, Eliana Márcia Wendland, Pedro C. Hallal, Beatriz D’Agord Schaan, Michele Drehmer, Adriana Costa e Forti, Cristina Façanha, Maria Angélica Nunes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An exploration of village-level uterotonic practices in Fenerive-Est, Madagascar

Lillian Collins, Kristin Mmari, Luke C. Mullany, Christian W. Gruber, Rachel Favero

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Management of ureteral stenting for postrenal failure during pregnancy after ureteral reimplantation: a case report

Yutaka Yoneoka, Shoji Kaku, Shunichiro Tsuji, Hiroto Yamashita, Takashi Inoue, Fuminori Kimura, Takashi Murakami

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Diagnosing onset of labor: a systematic review of definitions in the research literature

Gillian E. Hanley, Sarah Munro, Devon Greyson, Mechthild M. Gross, Vanora Hundley, Helen Spiby, Patricia A. Janssen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) for detecting perinatal common mental disorders (PCMDs) among women in low-and lower-middle-income countries: a systematic review

Sumitra Devi Shrestha, Rina Pradhan, Thach D. Tran, Rosa C. Gualano, Jane R. W. Fisher

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Birth preparedness, complication readiness and other determinants of place of delivery among mothers in Goba District, Bale Zone, South East Ethiopia

Semere Sileshi Belda, Mulugeta Betre Gebremariam

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Natural history of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in pregnancy: postpartum histo-pathologic outcome and review of the literature

Mariella Mailath-Pokorny, Richard Schwameis, Christoph Grimm, Alexander Reinthaller, Stephan Polterauer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are all immigrant mothers really at risk of low birth weight and perinatal mortality? The crucial role of socio-economic status

Judith Racape, Claudia Schoenborn, Mouctar Sow, Sophie Alexander, Myriam De Spiegelaere

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence of anaemia and associated risk factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care in Gulu and Hoima Regional Hospitals in Uganda: A cross sectional study

Gerald Obai, Pancras Odongo, Ronald Wanyama

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The UK Midwifery Study System (UKMidSS): a programme of work to establish a research infrastructure to carry out national studies of uncommon conditions and events in midwifery units

Rachel E Rowe, Jennifer J Kurinczuk, Jennifer Hollowell, Marian Knight

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Validation of the Spanish version of mackey childbirth satisfaction rating scale

Pablo Caballero, Beatriz E. Delgado-García, Isabel Orts-Cortes, Joaquin Moncho, Pamela Pereyra-Zamora, Andreu Nolasco

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The predictive value of sequential cervical length screening in singleton pregnancies after cerclage: a retrospective cohort study

Sophie Pils, Wolfgang Eppel, Regina Promberger, Max-Paul Winter, Rudolf Seemann, Johannes Ott

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women and their birth partners’ experiences following a primary postpartum haemorrhage: a qualitative study

T. Dunning, J. M. Harris, J. Sandall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Health care professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and practices relating to umbilical cord blood banking and donation: an integrative review

Lisa Peberdy, Jeanine Young, Lauren Kearney

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for vaginal fistula symptoms in Sub-Saharan Africa: a pooled analysis of national household survey data

Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, Véronique Filippi, Nathalie Maulet, Sékou Samadoulougou, Marcia C. Castro, Nicolas Meda, Mariève Pouliot, Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with adoption of beneficial newborn care practices in rural Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Michael O. Owor, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Daniel Murokora, Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Peter Waiswa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The obstetric care subsidy policy in Burkina Faso: what are the effects after five years of implementation? Findings of a complex evaluation

Rasmané Ganaba, Patrick G. C. Ilboudo, Jenny A. Cresswell, Maurice Yaogo, Cheick Omar Diallo, Fabienne Richard, Nadia Cunden, Veronique Filippi, Sophie Witter

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Satisfaction with emergency obstetric and new born care services among clients using public health facilities in Jimma Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia; a cross sectional study

Alemayehu Kumsa, Gurmessa Tura, Aderajew Nigusse, Getahun Kebede

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perinatal health outcomes of East African immigrant populations in Victoria, Australia: a population based study

Fetene B. Belihu, Mary-Ann Davey, Rhonda Small

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal hepatitis B virus carrier status and pregnancy outcomes: a prospective cohort study

Ai-Ming Cui, Xiao-Yan Cheng, Jian-Guo Shao, Hai-Bo Li, Xu-Lin Wang, Yi Shen, Li-Jing Mao, Sheng Zhang, Hai-Yun Liu, Lei Zhang, Gang Qin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stressful events, social health issues and psychological distress in Aboriginal women having a baby in South Australia: implications for antenatal care

Donna Weetra, Karen Glover, Mary Buckskin, Jackie Ah Kit, Cathy Leane, Amanda Mitchell, Deanna Stuart-Butler, May Turner, Jane Yelland, Deirdre Gartland, Stephanie J Brown

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Better than nothing? maternal, newborn, and child health services and perinatal mortality, Lubumbashi, democratic republic of the Congo: a cohort study

Abel Mukengeshayi Ntambue, Françoise Kaj Malonga, Michele Dramaix-Wilmet, Roger Nlandu Ngatu, Philippe Donnen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of caesarean section on breastfeeding initiation, duration and difficulties in the first four months postpartum

Amy J. Hobbs, Cynthia A. Mannion, Sheila W. McDonald, Meredith Brockway, Suzanne C. Tough

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of grandmothers on breastfeeding rates: a systematic review

Joel Negin, Jenna Coffman, Pavle Vizintin, Camille Raynes-Greenow

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Caesarean section following induction of labour in uncomplicated first births- a population-based cross-sectional analysis of 42,950 births

Mary-Ann Davey, James King

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Comparison of birth certificates and hospital-based birth data on pregnancy complications in Los Angeles and Orange County, California

Nekisa Haghighat, Maogui Hu, Olivier Laurent, Judith Chung, Peter Nguyen, Jun Wu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

High prevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV)- type 2 co-infection among HIV-positive women in Ukraine, but no increased HIV mother-to-child transmission risk

Karoline Aebi-Popp, Heather Bailey, Ruslan Malyuta, Alla Volokha, Claire Thorne, The Ukraine European Collaborative Study in EuroCoord

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determining the psychometric properties of the Enhancing Decision-making Assessment in Midwifery (EDAM) measure in a cross cultural context

Elaine Jefford, Julie Jomeen, Colin R. Martin

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Postpartum sacral stress fracture: a case report

Nadeen Hilal, Anwar H. Nassar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of a pro-breastfeeding intervention on the maintenance of breastfeeding for 2 years or more: randomized clinical trial with adolescent mothers and grandmothers

Cristiano Francisco da Silva, Leandro Meirelles Nunes, Renata Schwartz, Elsa Regina Justo Giugliani

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Study protocol: Mother and Infant Nutritional Assessment (MINA) cohort study in Qatar and Lebanon

Farah Naja, Lara Nasreddine, Al Anoud Al Thani, Khaled Yunis, Michael Clinton, Anwar Nassar, Sara Farhat Jarrar, Patricia Moghames, Ghina Ghazeeri, Sajjad Rahman, Walaa Al-Chetachi, Eman Sadoun, Nibal Lubbad, Zelaikha Bashwar, Hiba Bawadi, Nahla Hwalla

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Barriers to and determinants of the use of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Soter Ameh, Eme Owoaje, Angela Oyo-Ita, Caroline W. Kabiru, Obaji E. O. Akpet, Aniekan Etokidem, Okokon Enembe, Nnette Ekpenyong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inadequate prenatal care use and breastfeeding practices in Canada: a national survey of women

Christy Costanian, Alison K. Macpherson, Hala Tamim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Marvellous to mediocre: findings of national survey of UK practice and provision of care in pregnancies after stillbirth or neonatal death

T. A. Mills, C. Ricklesford, A. E. P. Heazell, A. Cooke, T. Lavender

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Survival analysis and prognostic factors of timing of first childbirth among women in Nigeria

Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe, Erhabor Sunday Idemudia

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antenatal consultation for parents whose child may require admission to neonatal intensive care: a focus group study for media design

Patrick von Hauff, Karen Long, Barbara Taylor, Michael A. van Manen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Previous induced abortion among young women seeking abortion-related care in Kenya: a cross-sectional analysis

Caroline W. Kabiru, Boniface A. Ushie, Michael M. Mutua, Chimaraoke O. Izugbara

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Signal functions for measuring the ability of health facilities to provide abortion services: an illustrative analysis using a health facility census in Zambia

Oona M. R. Campbell, Estela M. L. Aquino, Bellington Vwalika, Sabine Gabrysch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transmasculine individuals’ experiences with lactation, chestfeeding, and gender identity: a qualitative study

Trevor MacDonald, Joy Noel-Weiss, Diana West, Michelle Walks, MaryLynne Biener, Alanna Kibbe, Elizabeth Myler

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of pregnancy intention, postnatal depressive symptoms and social support on early childhood stunting: findings from India

Ashish Kumar Upadhyay, Swati Srivastava

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Influencing factors associated with the mode of birth among childbearing women in Hunan Province: a cross-sectional study in China

Yuhui Shi, Ying Jiang, Qingqi Zeng, Yanfei Yuan, Hui Yin, Chun Chang, Ruyan Pang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of additional anterior body mass on gait

Simone V. Gill, Maureen Ogamba, Cara L. Lewis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for small-for-gestational-age and preterm births among 19,269 Tanzanian newborns

Alfa Muhihi, Christopher R. Sudfeld, Emily R. Smith, Ramadhani A. Noor, Salum Mshamu, Christina Briegleb, Mohamed Bakari, Honorati Masanja, Wafaie Fawzi, Grace Jean-Yee Chan

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Breathing for Life Trial: a randomised controlled trial of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO)-based management of asthma during pregnancy and its impact on perinatal outcomes and infant and childhood respiratory health

Vanessa E. Murphy, Megan E. Jensen, Joerg Mattes, Michael J. Hensley, Warwick B. Giles, Michael J. Peek, Andrew Bisits, Leonie K. Callaway, Kirsten McCaffery, Helen L. Barrett, Paul B. Colditz, Sean K. Seeho, John Attia, Andrew Searles, Christopher Doran, Heather Powell, Peter G. Gibson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stillbirth and neonatal death rates across time: the influence of pregnancy terminations and birth defects in a Western Australian population-based cohort study

Brad M. Farrant, Fiona J. Stanley, Pia Hardelid, Carrington C.J. Shepherd

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring the course of anxiety in women giving birth by caesarean section: a prospective study

Philip Hepp, Carsten Hagenbeck, Bettina Burghardt, Bernadette Jaeger, Oliver T. Wolf, Tanja Fehm, Nora K. Schaal, The MAGIC Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictors of a negative labour and birth experience based on a national survey of Canadian women

Andrei Smarandache, Theresa H. M. Kim, Yvonne Bohr, Hala Tamim

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A description of sleep behaviour in healthy late pregnancy, and the accuracy of self-reports

Jordan P. R. McIntyre, Cayley M. Ingham, B. Lynne Hutchinson, John M. D. Thompson, Lesley M. McCowan, Peter R. Stone, Andrew G. Veale, Robin Cronin, Alistair W Stewart, Kevin M. Ellyett, Edwin A. Mitchell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The availability of emergency obstetric care in the context of the JSY cash transfer programme in Madhya Pradesh, India

Yogesh Sabde, Vishal Diwan, Bharat Randive, Sarika Chaturvedi, Kristi Sidney, Mariano Salazar, Ayesha De Costa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of simvastatin, rosuvastatin and pravastatin on soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt-1) and soluble endoglin (sENG) secretion from human umbilical vein endothelial cells, primary trophoblast cells and placenta

Fiona C. Brownfoot, Stephen Tong, Natalie J. Hannan, Roxanne Hastie, Ping Cannon, Tu’uhevaha J. Kaitu’u-Lino

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving the provision of pregnancy care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a continuous quality improvement initiative

Melanie E. Gibson-Helm, Alice R. Rumbold, Helena J. Teede, Sanjeeva Ranasinha, Ross S. Bailie, Jacqueline A. Boyle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Impact of vitamin D deficiency on maternal and birth outcomes in the Saudi population: a cross-sectional study

Ghadeer K. Al-Shaikh, Gehan H. Ibrahim, Amel A. Fayed, Hazem Al-Mandeel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Teenage pregnancy: the impact of maternal adolescent childbearing and older sister’s teenage pregnancy on a younger sister

Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, Leslie L. Roos, Nathan C. Nickel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reasons for accepting or declining Down syndrome screening in Dutch prospective mothers within the context of national policy and healthcare system characteristics: a qualitative study

Neeltje M. T. H. Crombag, Hennie Boeije, Rita Iedema-Kuiper, Peter C. J. I. Schielen, Gerard H. A. Visser, Jozien M. Bensing

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with postnatal care utilisation in Rwanda: A secondary analysis of 2010 Demographic and Health Survey data

Bernard N. Rwabufigiri, Judith Mukamurigo, Dana R. Thomson, Bethany L. Hedt-Gautier, Jean Paul S. Semasaka

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reproductive trends in females with inflammatory joint disease

Marianne Wallenius, Kjell Å. Salvesen, Anne K. Daltveit, Johan F. Skomsvoll

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perinatal maternal depression and cortisol function in pregnancy and the postpartum period: a systematic literature review

Sunaina Seth, Andrew J. Lewis, Megan Galbally

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Case mix adjustment of health outcomes, resource use and process indicators in childbirth care: a register-based study

Johan Mesterton, Peter Lindgren, Anna Ekenberg Abreu, Lars Ladfors, Monica Lilja, Sissel Saltvedt, Isis Amer–Wåhlin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A retrospective population-based study of induction of labour trends and associated factors among aboriginal and non-aboriginal mothers in the northern territory between 2001 and 2012

Pasqualina Coffey, John Condon, Karen Dempsey, Steven Guthridge, Fintan Thompson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Fetal movement in late pregnancy – a content analysis of women’s experiences of how their unborn baby moved less or differently

Anders Linde, Susanne Georgsson, Karin Pettersson, Sofia Holmström, Emma Norberg, Ingela Rådestad

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bioimpedance cardiography in pregnancy: A longitudinal cohort study on hemodynamic pattern and outcome

Martin Andreas, Lorenz Kuessel, Stefan P. Kastl, Stefan Wirth, Kathrin Gruber, Franziska Rhomberg, Fatemeh A. Gomari-Grisar, Maximilian Franz, Harald Zeisler, Michael Gottsauner-Wolf

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of the Home Based Life Saving Skills training by community health workers on knowledge of danger signs, birth preparedness, complication readiness and facility delivery, among women in Rural Tanzania

Furaha August, Andrea B. Pembe, Rose Mpembeni, Pia Axemo, Elisabeth Darj

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Experiences and preferences of care among Swedish immigrants following a prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defect in the fetus: a qualitative interview study

Tommy Carlsson, Ulla Melander Marttala, Elisabet Mattsson, Anders Ringnér

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceived barriers and enablers of physical activity in postpartum women: a qualitative approach

Maryam Saligheh, Beverley McNamara, Rosanna Rooney

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of stillbirths in Ghana: does quality of antenatal care matter?

Patience A. Afulani

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Probiotics in Pregnancy Study (PiP Study): rationale and design of a double-blind randomised controlled trial to improve maternal health during pregnancy and prevent infant eczema and allergy

Christine Barthow, Kristin Wickens, Thorsten Stanley, Edwin A. Mitchell, Robyn Maude, Peter Abels, Gordon Purdie, Rinki Murphy, Peter Stone, Janice Kang, Fiona Hood, Judy Rowden, Phillipa Barnes, Penny Fitzharris, Jeffrey Craig, Rebecca F. Slykerman, Julian Crane

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The status of maternal and newborn health care services in Zanzibar

Bakar Fakih, Azzah A. S. Nofly, Ali O. Ali, Abdallah Mkopi, Ali Hassan, Ali M. Ali, Kate Ramsey, Theopista John Kabuteni, Godfrey Mbaruku, Mwifadhi Mrisho

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal haemoglobin concentrations before and during pregnancy and stillbirth risk: a population-based case-control study

Siavash Maghsoudlou, Sven Cnattingius, Olof Stephansson, Mohsen Aarabi, Shahriar Semnani, Scott M. Montgomery, Shahram Bahmanyar

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Can a community health worker administered postnatal checklist increase health-seeking behaviors and knowledge?: evidence from a randomized trial with a private maternity facility in Kiambu County, Kenya

Margaret McConnell, Allison Ettenger, Claire Watt Rothschild, Faith Muigai, Jessica Cohen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Postpartum depressive symptoms and its association to daytime sleepiness and restless legs during pregnancy

Maria Sarberg, Marie Bladh, Eva Svanborg, Ann Josefsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Religious beliefs and practices in pregnancy and labour: an inductive qualitative study among post-partum women in Ghana

Lydia Aziato, Philippa N. A. Odai, Cephas N. Omenyo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characterization of B cells in healthy pregnant women from late pregnancy to post-partum: a prospective observational study

Jorge Lima, Catarina Martins, Maria J. Leandro, Glória Nunes, Maria-José Sousa, Jorge C. Branco, Luís-Miguel Borrego

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of interpregnancy interval on adverse pregnancy outcomes in northern Tanzania: a registry-based retrospective cohort study

Michael J. Mahande, Joseph Obure

01.12.2016 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Boosting antenatal care attendance and number of hospital deliveries among pregnant women in rural communities: a community initiative in Ghana based on mobile phones applications and portable ultrasound scans

Benjamin Amoah, Evelyn A. Anto, Prince K. Osei, Kojo Pieterson, Alessandro Crimi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The adequacy of antenatal care services among slum residents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Yibeltal T. Bayou, Yohana S. Mashalla, Gloria Thupayagale-Tshweneagae

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of satisfaction with care in a midwifery unit and an obstetric unit: a randomized controlled trial of low-risk women

Stine Bernitz, Pål Øian, Leiv Sandvik, Ellen Blix

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Knowledge, practice and associated factors of essential newborn care at home among mothers in Gulomekada District, Eastern Tigray, Ethiopia, 2014

Haftom Gebrehiwot Misgna, Haftu Berhe Gebru, Mulugeta Molla Birhanu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identification of fetal cardiac anatomy and hemodynamics: a novel enhanced screening protocol

Ying Zhang, Ai-Lu Cai, Wei-dong Ren, Ya-Jun Guo, Dong-yu Zhang, Wei Sun, Yu Wang, Lei Wang, Yue Qin, Li-ping Huang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hormone concentrations throughout uncomplicated pregnancies: a longitudinal study

Helena Schock, Anne Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Eva Lundin, Kjell Grankvist, Hans-Åke Lakso, Annika Idahl, Matti Lehtinen, Heljä-Marja Surcel, Renée T. Fortner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Dirty and 40 days in the wilderness: Eliciting childbirth and postnatal cultural practices and beliefs in Nepal

Sheetal Sharma, Edwin van Teijlingen, Vanora Hundley, Catherine Angell, Padam Simkhada

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Decision-making for delivery location and quality of care among slum-dwellers: a qualitative study in Uttar Pradesh, India

May Sudhinaraset, Naomi Beyeler, Sandhya Barge, Nadia Diamond-Smith

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Institutional delivery and postnatal care services utilizations in Abuna Gindeberet District, West Shewa, Oromiya Region, Central Ethiopia: A Community-based cross sectional study

Birhanu Darega, Nagasa Dida, Fikru Tafese, Shimeles Ololo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal outcomes of term breech presentation delivery: impact of successful external cephalic version in a nationwide sample of delivery admissions in the United States

Carolyn F. Weiniger, Deirdre J. Lyell, Lawrence C. Tsen, Alexander J. Butwick, BatZion Shachar, William M. Callaghan, Andreea A. Creanga, Brian T. Bateman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Implementation of repeat HIV testing during pregnancy in Kenya: a qualitative study

Anna Joy Rogers, Elly Weke, Zachary Kwena, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Patrick Oyaro, Craig R. Cohen, Janet M. Turan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving the quality of obstetric care for women with obstructed labour in the national referral hospital in Uganda: lessons learnt from criteria based audit

Herbert Kayiga, Judith Ajeani, Paul Kiondo, Dan K. Kaye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Arsenic exposure and risk of preeclampsia in a Mexican mestizo population

Ada Sandoval-Carrillo, Edna M. Méndez-Hernández, Elizabeth I. Antuna-Salcido, Sergio M. Salas-Pacheco, Fernando Vázquez-Alaniz, Alfredo Téllez-Valencia, Marisela Aguilar-Durán, Marcelo Barraza-Salas, Francisco X. Castellanos-Juárez, Osmel La Llave-León, José M. Salas-Pacheco

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of a cervical pessary for women who did not deliver 48 h after threatened preterm labor (Assessment of perinatal outcome after specific treatment in early labor: Apostel VI trial)

Frederik J. R. Hermans, Ewoud Schuit, Brent C. Opmeer, Martijn A. Oudijk, Mireille Bekker, Mallory Woiski, Caroline J. Bax, Marieke Sueters, Hubertina C. J. Scheepers, Maureen T. M. Franssen, Eva Pajkrt, Ben Willem J. Mol, Marjolein Kok

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: The use of balloons for uterine cervical ripening is associated with an increased risk of umbilical cord prolapse: population based questionnaire survey in Japan

Junichi Hasegawa, Akihiko Sekizawa, Tomoaki Ikeda, Mitsuhiko Koresawa, Isamu Ishiwata, Masakiyo Kawabata, Katsuyuki Kinoshita, Group: Japan Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for antenatal hypovitaminosis D in an urban district in Malaysia

Noriklil Bukhary Ismail Bukhary, Zaleha Md Isa, Khadijah Shamsuddin, Khor Geok Lin, Zaleha Abdullah Mahdy, Haslinda Hassan, Noor Sharifatul Hana Yeop

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A double blind randomised controlled trial comparing standard dose of iron supplementation for pregnant women with two screen-and-treat approaches using hepcidin as a biomarker for ready and safe to receive iron

Amat Bah, Rita Wegmuller, Carla Cerami, Lindsay Kendall, Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Sophie E. Moore, Andrew M. Prentice

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of maternal Helicobacter Pylori infection on birth weight in an urban community in Uganda

Ronald Wanyama, Mike N. Kagawa, Kenneth C. Opio, Rhona K. Baingana

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Gestational age specific stillbirth risk among Indigenous and non-Indigenous women in Queensland, Australia: a population based study

Ibinabo Ibiebele, Michael Coory, Gordon C. S. Smith, Frances M Boyle, Susan Vlack, Philippa Middleton, Yvette Roe, Vicki Flenady

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Socioeconomic and demographic determinants of birth weight in southern rural Ghana: evidence from Dodowa Health and Demographic Surveillance System

Alfred Kwesi Manyeh, Vida Kukula, Gabriel Odonkor, Rosemond Akepene Ekey, Alexander Adjei, Solomon Narh-Bana, David Etsey Akpakli, Margaret Gyapong

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Enhancing energy expenditure and enjoyment of exercise during pregnancy through the addition of brief higher intensity intervals to traditional continuous moderate intensity cycling

Ming Jing Ong, Karen E. Wallman, Paul A. Fournier, John P. Newnham, Kym J. Guelfi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors for large-for-gestational age infants in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes

Astrid Morrens, Johan Verhaeghe, Christine Vanhole, Roland Devlieger, Chantal Mathieu, Katrien Benhalima

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Identifying families’ shared disease experiences through a qualitative analysis of online twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome stories

Rebecca Fischbein, James Meeker, Julia R. Saling, Michelle Chyatte, Lauren Nicholas

01.12.2016 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vertebral artery dissection in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: a case series and literature review

Renuka Shanmugalingam, Nina Reza Pour, Siang Chye Chuah, Thi Mong Vo, Roy Beran, Annemarie Hennessy, Angela Makris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Birth preparedness and place of birth in Tandahimba district, Tanzania: what women prepare for birth, where they go to deliver, and why

Tara Tancred, Tanya Marchant, Claudia Hanson, Joanna Schellenberg, Fatuma Manzi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Attitudes towards the implementation of universal umbilical artery lactate analysis in a South African district hospital

Emma R. Allanson, Kate Grobicki, Robert C. Pattinson, Jan E. Dickinson

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

CONCEPTT: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Women with Type 1 Diabetes in Pregnancy Trial: A multi-center, multi-national, randomized controlled trial - Study protocol

Denice S. Feig, Elizabeth Asztalos, Rosa Corcoy, Alberto De Leiva, Lois Donovan, Moshe Hod, Lois Jovanovic, Erin Keely, Craig Kollman, Ruth McManus, Kellie Murphy, Katrina Ruedy, J. Johanna Sanchez, George Tomlinson, Helen R. Murphy, on behalf of the CONCEPTT Collaborative Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Midwifery-led antenatal care models: mapping a systematic review to an evidence-based quality framework to identify key components and characteristics of care

Andrew Symon, Jan Pringle, Helen Cheyne, Soo Downe, Vanora Hundley, Elaine Lee, Fiona Lynn, Alison McFadden, Jenny McNeill, Mary J Renfrew, Mary Ross-Davie, Edwin van Teijlingen, Heather Whitford, Fiona Alderdice

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perinatal outcomes of reduced fetal movements: a cohort study

Claire M. McCarthy, S. Meaney, K. O’Donoghue

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pathways to emotional closeness in neonatal units – a cross-national qualitative study

Renée Flacking, Gill Thomson, Anna Axelin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The use and value of digital media for information about pregnancy and early motherhood: a focus group study

Deborah Lupton

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of use of supervised delivery care under Ghana’s fee exemption policy for maternal healthcare: the case of the Central Region

Henrietta Asante-Sarpong, Adobea Yaa Owusu, Sheela Saravanan, Ernest Appiah, Mumuni Abu

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Metformin in women with type 2 diabetes in pregnancy (MiTy): a multi-center randomized controlled trial

Denice S. Feig, Kellie Murphy, Elizabeth Asztalos, George Tomlinson, Johanna Sanchez, Bernard Zinman, Arne Ohlsson, Edmond A. Ryan, I. George Fantus, Anthony B. Armson, Lorraine L. Lipscombe, Jon F.R. Barrett, on behalf of the MiTy Collaborative Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Just because you’re pregnant, doesn’t mean you’re sick!” A qualitative study of beliefs regarding physical activity in black South African women

Estelle D. Watson, Shane A. Norris, Catherine E. Draper, Rachel A. Jones, Mireille N. M. van Poppel, Lisa K. Micklesfield

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Educational intervention regarding diet and physical activity for pregnant women: changes in knowledge and practices among health professionals

Maíra Barreto Malta, Maria Antonieta de Barros Leite Carvalhaes, Monica Yuri Takito, Vera Lucia Pamplona Tonete, Aluísio J D Barros, Cristina Maria Garcia de Lima Parada, Maria Helena D’Aquino Benício

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hair cortisol as a hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis biomarker in pregnant women with asthma: a retrospective observational study

Laura Smy, Kaitlyn Shaw, Ursula Amstutz, Anne Smith, Howard Berger, Bruce Carleton, Gideon Koren

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal near miss and mortality due to postpartum infection: a cross-sectional analysis from Rwanda

Denis Rwabizi, Stephen Rulisa, Findlater Aidan, Maria Small

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Examining the impact of introducing ICD-MM on observed trends in maternal mortality rates in the UK 2003–13

Marian Knight, Manisha Nair, Peter Brocklehurst, Sara Kenyon, James Neilson, Judy Shakespeare, Derek Tuffnell, Jennifer J. Kurinczuk, on behalf of the MBRRACE-UK collaboration

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Estimation of umbilical cord blood leptin and insulin based on anthropometric data by means of artificial neural network approach: identifying key maternal and neonatal factors

José Guzmán-Bárcenas, José Alfredo Hernández, Joel Arias-Martínez, Héctor Baptista-González, Guillermo Ceballos-Reyes, Claudine Irles

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Path model of antenatal stress and depressive symptoms among Chinese primipara in late pregnancy

Yingtao Li, Yingchun Zeng, Wei Zhu, Ying Cui, Jie Li

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Delivering care under uncertainty: Swiss providers’ experiences in caring for women with spinal cord injury during pregnancy and childbirth – an expert interview study

Sue Bertschy, Jürgen Pannek, Thorsten Meyer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antenatal physical activity: a qualitative study exploring women’s experiences and the acceptability of antenatal walking groups

Sinéad Currie, Cindy Gray, Ashley Shepherd, Rhona J. McInnes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does mobile phone ownership predict better utilization of maternal and newborn health services? a cross-sectional study in Timor-Leste

Juan Nie, Jennifer Anna Unger, Susan Thompson, Marisa Hofstee, Jing Gu, Mary Anne Mercer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s experience of maternal morbidity: a qualitative analysis

S. Meaney, J. E. Lutomski, L. O’ Connor, K. O’ Donoghue, R. A. Greene

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors associated with severe maternal morbidity in Kelantan, Malaysia: A comparative cross-sectional study

Mohd Noor Norhayati, Nik Hussain Nik Hazlina, Abd. Aziz Aniza, Zaharah Sulaiman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predicting who fails to meet the physical activity guideline in pregnancy: a prospective study of objectively recorded physical activity in a population-based multi-ethnic cohort

Kåre Rønn Richardsen, Ragnhild Sørum Falk, Anne Karen Jenum, Kjersti Mørkrid, Egil Wilhelm Martinsen, Yngvar Ommundsen, Sveinung Berntsen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Concordance between self-reported pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) and BMI measured at the first prenatal study contact

Barnabas K. Natamba, Sixto E. Sanchez, Bizu Gelaye, Michelle A. Williams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Opinions of maternity care professionals and other stakeholders about integration of maternity care: a qualitative study in the Netherlands

Hilde Perdok, Suze Jans, Corine Verhoeven, Lidewij Henneman, Therese Wiegers, Ben Willem Mol, François Schellevis, Ank de Jonge

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal and cord blood adiponectin levels in relation to post-natal body size in infants in the first year of life: a prospective study

Zhe-qing Zhang, Qing-gui Lu, Jie Huang, Chang-ya Jiao, Shao-ming Huang, Li-mei Mao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The timing of antenatal care initiation and the content of care in Sindh, Pakistan

Sohail Agha, Hannah Tappis

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s perceptions of antenatal care: are we following guideline recommended care?

Amy Waller, Jamie Bryant, Emilie Cameron, Mohamed Galal, Juliana Quay, Rob Sanson-Fisher

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Eating soup with nails of pig: thematic synthesis of the qualitative literature on cultural practices and beliefs influencing perinatal nutrition in low and middle income countries

Shanti Raman, Rachel Nicholls, Jan Ritchie, Husna Razee, Samaneh Shafiee

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sleeping patterns of Swedish women experiencing a stillbirth between 2000–2014 - an observational study

Ingela Rådestad, Taina Sormunen, Lisa Rudenhed, Karin Pettersson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of breastfeeding initiation and cessation among employed mothers: a prospective cohort study

Rada K. Dagher, Patricia M. McGovern, Jesse D. Schold, Xian J. Randall

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

AURORA: bariatric surgery registration in women of reproductive age - a multicenter prospective cohort study

Goele Jans, Christophe Matthys, Sarah Bel, Lieveke Ameye, Matthias Lannoo, Bart Van der Schueren, Bruno Dillemans, Luc Lemmens, Jean-Pierre Saey, Yves van Nieuwenhove, Pascale Grandjean, Ben De Becker, Hilde Logghe, Marc Coppens, Kristien Roelens, Anne Loccufier, Johan Verhaeghe, Roland Devlieger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perineal injuries and birth positions among 2992 women with a low risk pregnancy who opted for a homebirth

Malin Edqvist, Ellen Blix, Hanne K. Hegaard, Olöf Ásta Ólafsdottir, Ingegerd Hildingsson, Karen Ingversen, Margareta Mollberg, Helena Lindgren

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of socioeconomic factors on the efficiency of voluntary toxoplasmosis screening during pregnancy: a population-based study

A. E. Lange, J. R. Thyrian, S. Wetzka, S. Flessa, W. Hoffmann, M. Zygmunt, C. Fusch, H. N. Lode, M. Heckmann

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are hypertensive disorders in pregnancy associated with congenital malformations in offspring? Evidence from the WHO Multicountry cross sectional survey on maternal and newborn health

S. Bellizzi, M. M. Ali, E. Abalos, A. P. Betran, J. Kapila, C. Pileggi-Castro, J. P. Vogel, M. Merialdi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Communication of support and critique in Swedish virtual community threads about prenatal diagnoses of fetal anomalies

Tommy Carlsson, Mats Landqvist, Elisabet Mattsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Progress in the utilization of antenatal and delivery care services in Bangladesh: where does the equity gap lie?

Mohammad Habibullah Pulok, Md Nasim-Us Sabah, Jalal Uddin, Ulrika Enemark

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Adopting a healthy lifestyle when pregnant and obese – an interview study three years after childbirth

Anna Dencker, Åsa Premberg, Ellinor K. Olander, Christine McCourt, Karin Haby, Sofie Dencker, Anna Glantz, Marie Berg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Survival of neonates and predictors of their mortality in Tigray region, Northern Ethiopia: prospective cohort study

Hayelom Gebrekirstos Mengesha, Alem Desta Wuneh, Wondwossen Terefe Lerebo, Tesfay Hailu Tekle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Vitamin D levels and perinatal depressive symptoms in women at risk: a secondary analysis of the mothers, omega-3, and mental health study

Jennifer Anne Williams, Vivian C. Romero, Chelsea M. Clinton, Delia M. Vazquez, Sheila M. Marcus, Julie L. Chilimigras, Susan E. Hamilton, Lucy J. Allbaugh, Anjel M. Vahratian, Ronald M. Schrader, Ellen L. Mozurkewich

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: Fertility rates among very young adolescent women: temporal and spatial trends in Brazil

Ana Luiza Vilela Borges, Christiane Borges do Nascimento Chofakian, Ana Paula Sayuri Sato, Elizabeth Fujimori, Luciane Simões Duarte, Murilo Novaes Gomes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The burden of maternal morbidity and mortality attributable to hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a prospective cohort study from Uganda

Annettee Nakimuli, Sarah Nakubulwa, Othman Kakaire, Michael Odongo Osinde, Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda, Nelson Kakande, Rose Chalo Nabirye, Dan Kabonge Kaye

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of the vaginal flora in pregnant women receiving opioid maintenance therapy: a matched case-control study

Alex Farr, Herbert Kiss, Michael Hagmann, Iris Holzer, Verena Kueronya, Peter W. Husslein, Ljubomir Petricevic

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Puerperal sepsis, the leading cause of maternal deaths at a Tertiary University Teaching Hospital in Uganda

Joseph Ngonzi, Yarine Fajardo Tornes, Peter Kivunike Mukasa, Wasswa Salongo, Jerome Kabakyenga, Masembe Sezalio, Kristien Wouters, Yves Jacqueym, Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyden

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of a web-based educational intervention to improve knowledge of healthy diet and lifestyle in women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus compared to standard clinic-based education

Padaphet Sayakhot, Mary Carolan-Olah, Cheryl Steele

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with cracked nipples in the first month postpartum

Kamila Juliana da Silva Santos, Géssica Silva Santana, Tatiana de Oliveira Vieira, Carlos Antônio de Souza Teles Santos, Elsa Regina Justo Giugliani, Graciete Oliveira Vieira

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pre-pregnancy obesity and non-adherence to multivitamin use: findings from the National Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (2009–2011)

Saba W. Masho, Amani Bassyouni, Susan Cha

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Excessive bleeding is a normal cleansing process: a qualitative study of postpartum haemorrhage among rural Uganda women

Sam Ononge, Elialilia Sarikiaeli Okello, Florence Mirembe

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of metabolomics for the identification and validation of clinical biomarkers for preterm birth: Preterm SAMBA

Jose G. Cecatti, Renato T. Souza, Karolina Sulek, Maria L. Costa, Louise C. Kenny, Lesley M. McCowan, Rodolfo C. Pacagnella, Silas G. Villas-Boas, Jussara Mayrink, Renato Passini Jr, Kleber G. Franchini, Philip N. Baker, for the Preterm SAMBA and SCOPE study groups

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s birth place preferences in the United Kingdom: a systematic review and narrative synthesis of the quantitative literature

Jennifer Hollowell, Yangmei Li, Reem Malouf, James Buchanan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Infant and young child feeding practices differ by ethnicity of Vietnamese mothers

Tuan T. Nguyen, Phuong H. Nguyen, Nemat Hajeebhoy, Huan V. Nguyen, Edward A. Frongillo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Who is distressed? A comparison of psychosocial stress in pregnancy across seven ethnicities

Alexandra M. Robinson, Karen M. Benzies, Sharon L. Cairns, Tak Fung, Suzanne C. Tough

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Kikiskawâwasow - prenatal healthcare provider perceptions of effective care for First Nations women: an ethnographic community-based participatory research study

Richard T. Oster, Grant Bruno, Margaret Montour, Matilda Roasting, Rick Lightning, Patricia Rain, Bonny Graham, Maria J. Mayan, Ellen L. Toth, Rhonda C. Bell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reasons for current pregnancy amongst grand multiparous Gambian women - a cross sectional survey

Patrick Idoko, Glenda Nkeng, Matthew Anyawu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Could the erythrocyte indices or serum ferritin predict the therapeutic response to a trial with oral iron during pregnancy? Results from the Accuracy study for Maternal Anaemia diagnosis (AMA)

Cristiane Campello Bresani Salvi, Maria Cynthia Braga, José Natal Figueirôa, Malaquias Batista Filho

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-reported practices among traditional birth attendants surveyed in western Kenya: a descriptive study

Sherri Bucher, Olive Konana, Edward Liechty, Ana Garces, Peter Gisore, Irene Marete, Constance Tenge, Evelyn Shipala, Linda Wright, Fabian Esamai

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Association between maternal nutritional status in pregnancy and offspring cognitive function during childhood and adolescence; a systematic review

Sargoor R. Veena, Catharine R. Gale, Ghattu V. Krishnaveni, Sarah H Kehoe, Krishnamachari Srinivasan, Caroline HD Fall

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The diagnosis of pre-eclampsia using two revised classifications in the Finnish Pre-eclampsia Consortium (FINNPEC) cohort

Jenni Kallela, Tiina Jääskeläinen, Eija Kortelainen, Seppo Heinonen, Eero Kajantie, Juha Kere, Katja Kivinen, Anneli Pouta, Hannele Laivuori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A pre-post study of a multi-country scale up of resuscitation training of facility birth attendants: does Helping Babies Breathe training save lives?

Roopa M. Bellad, Akash Bang, Waldemar A. Carlo, Elizabeth M. McClure, Sreelatha Meleth, Norman Goco, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Richard J. Derman, Patricia L. Hibberd, Archana Patel, Fabian Esamai, Sherri Bucher, Peter Gisore, Linda L. Wright, for the HBB Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Characteristics of a global classification system for perinatal deaths: a Delphi consensus study

Aleena M. Wojcieszek, Hanna E. Reinebrant, Susannah Hopkins Leisher, Emma Allanson, Michael Coory, Jan Jaap Erwich, J. Frederik Frøen, Jason Gardosi, Sanne Gordijn, Metin Gulmezoglu, Alexander E. P. Heazell, Fleurisca J. Korteweg, Elizabeth McClure, Robert Pattinson, Robert M. Silver, Gordon Smith, Zheyi Teoh, Özge Tunçalp, Vicki Flenady

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal nutrition, inadequate gestational weight gain and birth weight: results from a prospective birth cohort

Anke Diemert, Susanne Lezius, Mirja Pagenkemper, Gudula Hansen, Alina Drozdowska, Kurt Hecher, Petra Arck, Birgit C. Zyriax

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of L-arginine and sildenafil citrate on intrauterine growth restriction fetuses: a meta-analysis

Juncao Chen, Xiaoyuan Gong, Pingyang Chen, Kaiju Luo, Xiuquan Zhang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perception of drug teratogenicity among general practitioners and specialists in obstetrics/gynecology: a regional and national questionnaire-based survey

Charlotte Gils, Anton Pottegård, Zandra Nymand Ennis, Per Damkier

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Normal ranges for fetal electrocardiogram values for the healthy fetus of 18–24 weeks of gestation: a prospective cohort study

Kim M. J. Verdurmen, Carlijn Lempersz, Rik Vullings, Christian Schroer, Tammo Delhaas, Judith O. E. H. van Laar, S. Guid Oei

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and incidence of domestic violence during pregnancy and associated risk factors: a longitudinal cohort study in the south of Sweden

Hafrún Finnbogadóttir, Anna-Karin Dykes, Christine Wann-Hansson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Factors determining choice of delivery place among women of child bearing age in Dega Damot District, North West of Ethiopia: a community based cross- sectional study

AlemayehuSayih Belay, EndalewGemechu Sendo

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Elective cesarean section or not? Maternal age and risk of adverse outcomes at term: a population-based registry study of low-risk primiparous women

Lina Herstad, Kari Klungsøyr, Rolv Skjærven, Tom Tanbo, Lisa Forsén, Thomas Åbyholm, Siri Vangen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Use of the National Diabetes Data Group and the Carpenter-Coustan criteria for assessing gestational diabetes mellitus and risk of adverse pregnancy outcome

Mei-Chun Lu, Song-Shan Huang, Yuan-Horng Yan, Panchalli Wang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Persistent barriers to care; a qualitative study to understand women’s experiences in areas served by the midwives service scheme in Nigeria

Josephine Exley, Emma Pitchforth, Edward Okeke, Peter Glick, Isa Sadeeq Abubakar, Amalavoyal Chari, Usman Bashir, Kun Gu, Obinna Onwujekwe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Inadequate fetal heart rate monitoring and poor use of partogram associated with intrapartum stillbirth: a case-referent study in Nepal

Ashish KC, Johan Wrammert, Robert B. Clark, Uwe Ewald, Mats Målqvist

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coverage and timing of antenatal care among poor women in 6 Mesoamerican countries

Emily Dansereau, Claire R. McNellan, Marielle C. Gagnier, Sima S. Desai, Annie Haakenstad, Casey K. Johanns, Erin B. Palmisano, Diego Ríos-Zertuche, Alexandra Schaefer, Paola Zúñiga-Brenes, Bernardo Hernandez, Emma Iriarte, Ali H. Mokdad

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antenatal corticosteroid therapy for foetal maturation in women with eclampsia and severe pre-eclampsia in a rural hospital in Western Tanzania

R. Mooij, I. H. Mwampagatwa, J. van Dillen, J. Stekelenburg

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of disrespect and abuse during facility-based childbirth in urban Tanzania

David Sando, Hannah Ratcliffe, Kathleen McDonald, Donna Spiegelman, Goodluck Lyatuu, Mary Mwanyika-Sando, Faida Emil, Mary Nell Wegner, Guerino Chalamilla, Ana Langer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obesity in young age is a risk factor for preeclampsia: a facility based case-control study, northwest Ethiopia

Mulualem Endeshaw, Fantu Abebe, Solomon Worku, Lalem Menber, Muluken Assress, Muluken Assefa

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of the implementation of the postpartum haemorrhage management guidelines at the first regional perinatal centre in Southern Kazakhstan

Ruta J. Nadisauskiene, Paulius Dobozinskas, Justina Kacerauskiene, Mindaugas Kliucinskas, Ismailov Zhumagali, Madina Kokenova, Jesengeldy Bekeshov, Saltanat Dzabagijeva, Aigul Sapargalijeva, Inna Glazebnaja, Gulmyra Konyrbajeva, Zijas Uteshova, Aina Tasbulatova

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation on perinatal depression: in Iranian pregnant mothers

Farideh Vaziri, Samira Nasiri, Zohreh Tavana, Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh, Farkhondeh Sharif, Peyman Jafari

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of travel time on emergency obstetric care seeking behavior in the urban poor of Bangladesh: a GIS study

Rocco Panciera, Akib Khan, Syed Jafar Raza Rizvi, Shakil Ahmed, Tanvir Ahmed, Rubana Islam, Alayne M. Adams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coverage, compliance, acceptability and feasibility of a program to prevent pre-eclampsia and eclampsia through calcium supplementation for pregnant women: an operations research study in one district of Nepal

Kusum Thapa, Harshad Sanghvi, Barbara Rawlins, Yagya B. Karki, Kiran Regmi, Shilu Aryal, Yeshoda Aryal, Peter Murakami, Jona Bhattarai, Stephanie Suhowatsky

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Incidence of immediate postpartum hemorrhages in French maternity units: a prospective observational study (HERA study)

Françoise Vendittelli, Chloé Barasinski, Bruno Pereira, Didier Lémery, the HERA Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Risk factors and outcomes of fetal macrosomia in a tertiary centre in Tanzania: a case-control study

Aisha Salim Said, Karim Premji Manji

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy in Brazilian Portuguese

Ana Luiza Vilela Borges, Geraldine Barrett, Osmara Alves dos Santos, Natalia de Castro Nascimento, Fernanda Bigio Cavalhieri, Elizabeth Fujimori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perceptions and understandings of pregnancy, antenatal care and postpartum care among rural Lao women and their families

Vanphanom Sychareun, Vathsana Somphet, Kongmany Chaleunvong, Visanou Hansana, Alongkone Phengsavanh, Sisouvanh Xayavong, Rebecca Popenoe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Analyzing video recorded support of postnatal transition in preterm infants following a c-section

Dimitrios Konstantelos, Jürgen Dinger, Sascha Ifflaender, Mario Rüdiger

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Relationship between hyperemesis gravidarum and small-for-gestational-age in the Japanese population: the Japan Environment and Children’s Study (JECS)

Seiichi Morokuma, Mototsugu Shimokawa, Kiyoko Kato, Masafumi Sanefuji, Eiji Shibata, Mayumi Tsuji, Ayako Senju, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Koichi Kusuhara, Japan Environment & Children’s Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

This baby is not for turning: Women’s experiences of attempted external cephalic version

N. P. Watts, K. Petrovska, A. Bisits, C. Catling, C. S. E. Homer

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: CONCEPTT: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Women with Type 1 Diabetes in Pregnancy Trial: A multi-center, multi-national, randomized controlled trial - Study protocol

Denice S. Feig, Elizabeth Asztalos, Rosa Corcoy, Alberto De Leiva, Lois Donovan, Moshe Hod, Lois Jovanovic, Erin Keely, Craig Kollman, Ruth McManus, Kellie Murphy, Katrina Ruedy, J. Johanna Sanchez, George Tomlinson, Helen R. Murphy, on behalf of the CONCEPTT Collaborative Group

01.12.2016 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A common monitoring framework for ending preventable maternal mortality, 2015–2030: phase I of a multi-step process

Allisyn C. Moran, R. Rima Jolivet, Doris Chou, Sarah L. Dalglish, Kathleen Hill, Kate Ramsey, Barbara Rawlins, Lale Say

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Uterine salvage management for atonic postpartum hemorrhage using “modified lynch suture”

M. El-Sokkary, K. Wahba, Y. El-Shahawy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of institutional birth among women in rural Nepal: a mixed-methods cross-sectional study

Sheela Maru, Sindhya Rajeev, Richa Pokhrel, Agya Poudyal, Pooja Mehta, Deepak Bista, Lynn Borgatta, Duncan Maru

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A mixed method study exploring adherence to and acceptability of small quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNS) among pregnant and lactating women in Ghana and Malawi

Moses K. Klevor, Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Per Ashorn, Mary Arimond, Kathryn G. Dewey, Anna Lartey, Kenneth Maleta, Nozgechi Phiri, Juha Pyykkö, Mamane Zeilani, Ulla Ashorn

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Situational analysis of facilitators and barriers to availability and utilization of magnesium sulfate for eclampsia and severe preeclampsia in the public health system in Brazil

Fátima Aparecida Lotufo, Mary Angela Parpinelli, Maria José Osis, Fernanda Garanhani Surita, Maria Laura Costa, José Guilherme Cecatti

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring progress in maternal and newborn health care in Mexico: validating indicators of health system contact and quality of care

Ann K. Blanc, Claudia Diaz, Katharine J. McCarthy, Karla Berdichevsky

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Growing inequities in maternal health in South Africa: a comparison of serial national household surveys

Njeri Wabiri, Matthew Chersich, Olive Shisana, Duane Blaauw, Helen Rees, Ntabozuko Dwane

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Beyond the numbers of maternal near-miss in Rwanda – a qualitative study on women’s perspectives on access and experiences of care in early and late stage of pregnancy

Jessica Påfs, Aimable Musafili, Pauline Binder-Finnema, Marie Klingberg-Allvin, Stephen Rulisa, Birgitta Essén

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Audit of a program to increase the use of vacuum extraction in Mulago Hospital, Uganda

Barbara Nolens, John Lule, Flavia Namiiro, Jos van Roosmalen, Josaphat Byamugisha

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Consumers attitudes and beliefs towards the receipt of antenatal corticosteroids and use of clinical practice guidelines

E. L. McGoldrick, T. Crawford, J. A. Brown, K. M. Groom, C. A. Crowther

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Recombinant human relaxin versus placebo for cervical ripening: a double-blind randomised trial in pregnant women scheduled for induction of labour

Gerson Weiss, Sam Teichman, Dennis Stewart, David Nader, Susan Wood, Peter Breining, Elaine Unemori

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The prevalence of women’s emotional and physical health problems following a postpartum haemorrhage: a systematic review

Margaret Carroll, Deirdre Daly, Cecily M. Begley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

What factors influence health professionals to use decision aids for Down syndrome prenatal screening?

Johanie Lépine, Maria Esther Leiva Portocarrero, Agathe Delanoë, Hubert Robitaille, Isabelle Lévesque, François Rousseau, Brenda J. Wilson, Anik M. C. Giguère, France Légaré

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are women who quit smoking at high risk of excess weight gain throughout pregnancy?

Adam Hulman, Olha Lutsiv, Christina K. Park, Lynette Krebs, Joseph Beyene, Sarah D. McDonald

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The relationship of prenatal maternal depression or anxiety to maternal caregiving behavior and infant behavior self-regulation during infant heel lance: an ethological time-based study of behavior

Fay F. Warnock, Kenneth D. Craig, Roger Bakeman, Thaila Castral, Jila Mirlashari

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of provision of an integrated neonatal survival kit and early cognitive stimulation package by community health workers on developmental outcomes of infants in Kwale County, Kenya: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial

Lisa G. Pell, Diego G. Bassani, Lucy Nyaga, Isaac Njagi, Catherine Wanjiku, Thulasi Thiruchselvam, William Macharia, Ripudaman S. Minhas, Patricia Kitsao-Wekulo, Amyn Lakhani, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Robert Armstrong, Shaun K. Morris

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does charge-free screening improve detection of gestational diabetes in women from deprived areas: a cross-sectional study

Andreas Beyerlein, Daniela Koller, Anette-Gabriele Ziegler, Nicholas Lack, Werner Maier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘It made you think twice’ – an interview study of women’s perception of a web-based decision aid concerning screening and diagnostic testing for fetal anomalies

Annika Åhman, Anna Sarkadi, Peter Lindgren, Christine Rubertsson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Nutrient intakes and nutritional biomarkers in pregnant adolescents: a systematic review of studies in developed countries

Katie Marvin-Dowle, Victoria Jane Burley, Hora Soltani

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Classification systems for causes of stillbirth and neonatal death, 2009–2014: an assessment of alignment with characteristics for an effective global system

Susannah Hopkins Leisher, Zheyi Teoh, Hanna Reinebrant, Emma Allanson, Hannah Blencowe, Jan Jaap Erwich, J. Frederik Frøen, Jason Gardosi, Sanne Gordijn, A. Metin Gülmezoglu, Alexander E. P. Heazell, Fleurisca Korteweg, Joy Lawn, Elizabeth M. McClure, Robert Pattinson, Gordon C. S. Smith, Ӧzge Tunçalp, Aleena M. Wojcieszek, Vicki Flenady

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The effects of embryo culture media on the birthweight of singletons via fresh or frozen-thawed embryo transfer: a large-scale retrospective study

Fang Gu, Mingfen Deng, Jun Gao, Zilian Wang, Chenhui Ding, Yanwen Xu, Canquan Zhou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reducing repeat pregnancies in adolescence: applying realist principles as part of a mixed-methods systematic review to explore what works, for whom, how and under what circumstances

Joanna M. Charles, Jo Rycroft-Malone, Rabeea’h Aslam, Maggie Hendry, Diana Pasterfield, Rhiannon Whitaker

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Medication utilization pattern for management of pregnancy complications: a study in Western Nepal

Ramesh Devkota, G. M. Khan, Kadir Alam, Amisha Regmi, Binaya Sapkota

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Institutional delivery in public and private sectors in South Asia: a comparative analysis of prospective data from four demographic surveillance sites

Sushmita Das, Glyn Alcock, Kishwar Azad, Abdul Kuddus, Dharma S. Manandhar, Bhim Prasad Shrestha, Nirmala Nair, Shibanand Rath, Neena Shah More, Naomi Saville, Tanja A. J. Houweling, David Osrin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predicting stillbirth in a low resource setting

Gbenga A. Kayode, Diederick E. Grobbee, Mary Amoakoh-Coleman, Ibrahim Taiwo Adeleke, Evelyn Ansah, Joris A. H. de Groot, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The social, psychological, emotional morbidity and adjustment techniques for women with anal incontinence following Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury: use of a word picture to identify a hidden syndrome

M. R. B. Keighley, Yvette Perston, Elissa Bradshaw, Joanne Hayes, D. Margaret Keighley, Sara Webb

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The use of anti stretch marks’ products by women in pregnancy: a descriptive, cross-sectional survey

Miriam Brennan, Mike Clarke, Declan Devane

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Gestational Diabetes Management System (GooDMomS): development, feasibility and lessons learned from a patient-informed, web-based pregnancy and postpartum lifestyle intervention

Wanda K. Nicholson, A. Jenna Beckham, Karen Hatley, Molly Diamond, La-Shell Johnson, Sherri L. Green, Deborah Tate

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bacterial vaginosis and adverse outcomes among full-term infants: a cohort study

Adam S. Dingens, Tessa S. Fairfortune, Susan Reed, Caroline Mitchell

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

eRegistries: governance for electronic maternal and child health registries

Sonja L. Myhre, Jane Kaye, Lee A. Bygrave, Margunn Aanestad, Buthaina Ghanem, Patricia Mechael, J. Frederik Frøen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s and clinicians perspectives of presentation with reduced fetal movements: a qualitative study

R. M. D. Smyth, W. Taylor, A. E. Heazell, C. Furber, M. Whitworth, T. Lavender

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Heterogeneity of respiratory distress syndrome: risk factors and morbidity associated with early and late gestation disease

Azar Mehrabadi, Sarka Lisonkova, K.S. Joseph

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Patterns and determinants of dropout from maternity care continuum in Nigeria

Joshua O. Akinyemi, Rotimi F. Afolabi, Olutosin A. Awolude

01.12.2016 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Erratum to: The influence of travel time on emergency obstetric care seeking behavior in the urban poor of Bangladesh: a GIS study

Rocco Panciera, Akib Khan, Syed Jafar Raza Rizvi, Shakil Ahmed, Tanvir Ahmed, Rubana Islam, Alayne M. Adams

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Poverty, partner discord, and divergent accounts; a mixed methods account of births before arrival to health facilities in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Shannon A. McMahon, Rachel P. Chase, Peter J. Winch, Joy J. Chebet, Giulia V. R. Besana, Idda Mosha, Zaina Sheweji, Caitlin E. Kennedy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Perinatal health care services for imprisoned pregnant women and associated outcomes: a systematic review

Eleanor Bard, Marian Knight, Emma Plugge

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Is maternal trait anxiety a risk factor for late preterm and early term deliveries?

Margarete Erika Vollrath, Verena Sengpiel, Markus A. Landolt, Bo Jacobsson, Beatrice Latal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Sources of information on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, satisfaction with diagnostic process and information provision

Padaphet Sayakhot, Mary Carolan-Olah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obesity and pregnancy outcomes: Do the relationships differ by maternal region of birth? A retrospective cohort study

Miranda Davies-Tuck, Joanne C. Mockler, Lynne Stewart, Michelle Knight, Euan M. Wallace

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘The greatest feeling you get, knowing you have made a big difference’: survey findings on the motivation and experiences of trained volunteer doulas in England

Helen Spiby, Jenny Mcleish, Josephine Green, Zoe Darwin

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of supervised aerobic and strength training in overweight and grade I obese pregnant women on maternal and foetal health markers: the GESTAFIT randomized controlled trial

Virginia A. Aparicio, Olga Ocón, Carmen Padilla-Vinuesa, Alberto Soriano-Maldonado, Lidia Romero-Gallardo, Milkana Borges-Cósic, Irene Coll-Risco, Pilar Ruiz-Cabello, Pedro Acosta-Manzano, Fernando Estévez-López, Inmaculada C. Álvarez-Gallardo, Manuel Delgado-Fernández, Jonatan R. Ruiz, Mireille N. Van Poppel, Julio J. Ochoa-Herrera

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring maternal mortality using a Reproductive Age Mortality Study (RAMOS)

Florence Mgawadere, Regine Unkels, Adetoro Adegoke, Nynke van den Broek

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

‘We saw she was in danger, but couldn’t do anything’: Missed opportunities and health worker disempowerment during birth care in rural Burkina Faso

Andrea Melberg, Abdoulaye Hama Diallo, Thorkild Tylleskär, Karen Marie Moland

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

eRegistries: indicators for the WHO Essential Interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health

Vicki Flenady, Aleena M. Wojcieszek, Ingvild Fjeldheim, Ingrid K. Friberg, Victoria Nankabirwa, Jagrati V. Jani, Sonja Myhre, Philippa Middleton, Caroline Crowther, David Ellwood, David Tudehope, Robert Pattinson, Jacqueline Ho, Jiji Matthews, Aurora Bermudez Ortega, Mahima Venkateswaran, Doris Chou, Lale Say, Garret Mehl, J. Frederik Frøen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“That was intense!” Spirituality during childbirth: a mixed-method comparative study of mothers’ and fathers’ experiences in a public hospital

Marie-Noëlle Bélanger-Lévesque, Marc Dumas, Simon Blouin, Jean-Charles Pasquier

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Seeking order amidst chaos: a systematic review of classification systems for causes of stillbirth and neonatal death, 2009–2014

Susannah Hopkins Leisher, Zheyi Teoh, Hanna Reinebrant, Emma Allanson, Hannah Blencowe, Jan Jaap Erwich, J. Frederik Frøen, Jason Gardosi, Sanne Gordijn, A. Metin Gülmezoglu, Alexander E. P. Heazell, Fleurisca Korteweg, Joy Lawn, Elizabeth M. McClure, Robert Pattinson, Gordon C. S. Smith, Ӧzge Tunçalp, Aleena M. Wojcieszek, Vicki Flenady

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with use of herbal medicines during pregnancy among women attending postnatal clinics in Gulu district, Northern Uganda

Richard Nyeko, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Abdullah Ali Halage

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Service readiness, health facility management practices, and delivery care utilization in five states of Nigeria: a cross-sectional analysis

Anastasia J. Gage, Onyebuchi Ilombu, Akanni Ibukun Akinyemi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Does acupuncture have a role in the treatment of threatened miscarriage? Findings from a feasibility randomised trial and semi-structured participant interviews

Debra Betts, Caroline A. Smith, Hannah G. Dahlen

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A descriptive longitudinal study protocol: recurrence and pregnancy post-repair of obstetric fistula in Guinea

Alexandre Delamou, Therese Delvaux, Abdoul Habib Beavogui, Alain Levêque, Wei-Hong Zhang, Vincent De Brouwere

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Exploring the third delay: an audit evaluating obstetric triage at Mulago National Referral Hospital

Jennifer Forshaw, Stephanie Raybould, Emilie Lewis, Mark Muyingo, Andrew Weeks, Kate Reed, Logan Manikam, Josaphat Byamugisha

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Antenatal depressive symptoms and maternal health care utilisation: a population-based study of pregnant women in Ethiopia

Tesera Bitew, Charlotte Hanlon, Eskinder Kebede, Girmay Medhin, Abebaw Fekadu

01.12.2016 | Review article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Why non-invasive maternal hemodynamics assessment is clinically relevant in early pregnancy: a literature review

Sharona Vonck, Anneleen Simone Staelens, Ine Bollen, Lien Broekx, Wilfried Gyselaers

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Urinary iodine and thyroid determinants in pregnancy: a follow up study in Sri Lanka

Eric De Zoysa, Manjula Hettiarachchi, Chandrani Liyanage

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pregnancy in patients with tuberculosis: a TBNET cross-sectional survey

Graham H. Bothamley, Cordula Ehlers, Irina Salonka, Alena Skrahina, Angels Orcau, Luigi R. Codecasa, Maurizio Ferrarese, Dragica Pesut, Ivan Solovic, Andrii Dudnyk, Luis Anibarro, Claudia Denkinger, Lorenzo Guglielmetti, Inge Muylle, Marco Confalonieri

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

An interview study of pregnant women who were provided with indoor air quality measurements of second hand smoke to help them quit smoking

Heather Morgan, Elizabeth Treasure, Mo Tabib, Majella Johnston, Chris Dunkley, Deborah Ritchie, Sean Semple, Steve Turner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Concerns, attitudes, beliefs and information seeking practices with respect to nutrition-related issues: a qualitative study in French pregnant women

Clélia M. Bianchi, Jean-François Huneau, Gaëlle Le Goff, Eric O. Verger, François Mariotti, Patricia Gurviez

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study on factors that influence women’s choice of delivery in health facilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tigest Shifraw, Yemane Berhane, Hanna Gulema, Tamil Kendall, Anne Austin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Co-morbidity of cervical incompetence with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) negatively impacts prognosis: A retrospective analysis of 178 patients

Yongqing Wang, Xunke Gu, Liyuan Tao, Yangyu Zhao

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and lactation to prevent acute respiratory infections in infancy in Dhaka, Bangladesh (MDARI trial): protocol for a prospective cohort study nested within a randomized controlled trial

Shaun K. Morris, Lisa G. Pell, Mohammed Ziaur Rahman, Michelle C. Dimitris, Abdullah Mahmud, M. Munirul Islam, Tahmeed Ahmed, Eleanor Pullenayegum, Tahmid Kashem, Shaila S. Shanta, Jonathan Gubbay, Eszter Papp, Michelle Science, Stanley Zlotkin, Daniel E. Roth

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of routine third trimester ultrasound screening for intrauterine growth restriction: study protocol of a nationwide stepped wedge cluster-randomized trial in The Netherlands (The IRIS Study)

Jens Henrichs, Viki Verfaille, Laura Viester, Myrte Westerneng, Bert Molewijk, Arie Franx, Henriette van der Horst, Judith E. Bosmans, Ank de Jonge, Petra Jellema, The IRIS Study Group

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal antecedents of adiposity and studying the transgenerational role of hyperglycemia and insulin (MAASTHI): a prospective cohort study

Protocol of birth cohort at Bangalore, India
Giridhara R. Babu, GVS Murthy, R. Deepa, Yamuna, Prafulla, H. Kiran Kumar, Maithili Karthik, Keerti Deshpande, Sara E. Benjamin Neelon, D. Prabhakaran, Anura Kurpad, Sanjay Kinra

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Ureaplasma parvum genotype, combined vaginal colonisation with Candida albicans, and spontaneous preterm birth in an Australian cohort of pregnant women

Matthew S. Payne, Demelza J. Ireland, Rory Watts, Elizabeth A. Nathan, Lucy L. Furfaro, Matthew W. Kemp, Jeffrey A. Keelan, John P. Newnham

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The impact of unrecognized autoimmune rheumatic diseases on the incidence of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction: a longitudinal cohort study

Arsenio Spinillo, Fausta Beneventi, Elena Locatelli, Vèronique Ramoni, Roberto Caporali, Claudia Alpini, Giulia Albonico, Chiara Cavagnoli, Carlomaurizio Montecucco

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Timely initiation of breastfeeding and associated factors among mothers in Motta town, East Gojjam zone, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, 2015: a cross-sectional study

Tilahun Tewabe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Infant Feeding Genogram: a tool for exploring family infant feeding history and identifying support needs

K. L. Darwent, R. J. McInnes, V. Swanson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Amniotic fluid embolism as a cause of maternal mortality in China between 1996 and 2013: a population-based retrospective study

Yi Mu, Nolan McDonnell, Zhuoyang Li, Juan Liang, Yanping Wang, Jun Zhu, Elizabeth Sullivan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A qualitative study of gestational weight gain goal setting

Shaniece Criss, Emily Oken, Lauren Guthrie, Marie-France Hivert

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Transport of pregnant women and obstetric emergencies in India: an analysis of the ‘108’ ambulance service system data

Samiksha Singh, Pat Doyle, Oona M. R. Campbell, G. V. R. Rao, G. V. S. Murthy

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cardiotocography in breech versus vertex delivery: an examiner-blinded, cross-sectional nested case-control study

Elli Toivonen, Outi Palomäki, Heini Huhtala, Jukka Uotila

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Protocol of the Low Birth Weight South Asia Trial (LBWSAT), a cluster-randomised controlled trial testing impact on birth weight and infant nutrition of Participatory Learning and Action through women’s groups, with and without unconditional transfers of fortified food or cash during pregnancy in Nepal

Naomi M. Saville, Bhim P. Shrestha, Sarah Style, Helen Harris-Fry, B. James Beard, Aman Sengupta, Sonali Jha, Anjana Rai, Vikas Paudel, Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brannstrom, Andrew Copas, Jolene Skordis-Worrall, Bishnu Bhandari, Rishi Neupane, Joanna Morrison, Lu Gram, Raghbendra Sah, Machhindra Basnet, Jayne Harthan, Dharma S. Manandhar, David Osrin, Anthony Costello

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

DECIDE: a cluster randomized controlled trial to reduce non-medically indicated caesareans in Burkina Faso

Charles Kaboré, Valéry Ridde, Séni Kouanda, Ludovic Queuille, Paul-André Somé, Isabelle Agier, Alexandre Dumont

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Coping with worry while waiting for diagnostic results: a qualitative study of the experiences of pregnant couples following a high-risk prenatal screening result

Stina Lou, Camilla P. Nielsen, Lone Hvidman, Olav B. Petersen, Mette B. Risør

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Banning traditional birth attendants from conducting deliveries: experiences and effects of the ban in a rural district of Kazungula in Zambia

Chilala Cheelo, Selestine Nzala, Joseph M. Zulu

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Maternal Near Miss and quality of care in a rural Rwandan hospital

Richard Kalisa, Stephen Rulisa, Thomas van den Akker, Jos van Roosmalen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Induced abortion - impact on a subsequent pregnancy in first-time mothers: a registry-based study

Susanna Holmlund, Tommi Kauko, Jaakko Matomäki, Miia Tuominen, Juha Mäkinen, Päivi Rautava

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The influence of physical activity during pregnancy on maternal, fetal or infant heart rate variability: a systematic review

Pavel Dietz, Estelle D. Watson, Matteo C. Sattler, Wolfgang Ruf, Sylvia Titze, Mireille van Poppel

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Increasing prevalence and incidence of domestic violence during the pregnancy and one and a half year postpartum, as well as risk factors: -a longitudinal cohort study in Southern Sweden

Hafrún Finnbogadóttir, Anna-Karin Dykes

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Obstetric outcomes for women with female genital mutilation at an Australian hospital, 2006–2012: a descriptive study

Nesrin Varol, Angela Dawson, Sabera Turkmani, John J. Hall, Susie Nanayakkara, Greg Jenkins, Caroline S. E. Homer, Kevin McGeechan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effect of planned place of birth on obstetric interventions and maternal outcomes among low-risk women: a cohort study in the Netherlands

N. Bolten, A. de Jonge, E. Zwagerman, P. Zwagerman, T. Klomp, J. J. Zwart, C. C. Geerts

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pre-induction translabial ultrasound measurements in predicting mode of delivery compared to bishop score: a cross-sectional study

Soghra Khazardoost, Fahimeh Ghotbizadeh Vahdani, Sahar Latifi, Sedighe Borna, Maryam Tahani, Mohammad Ali Rezaei, Masoomeh Shafaat

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Bipolar disorder in pregnancy and childbirth: a systematic review of outcomes

Marie Rusner, Marie Berg, Cecily Begley

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Women’s status and experiences of mistreatment during childbirth in Uttar Pradesh: a mixed methods study using cultural health capital theory

May Sudhinaraset, Emily Treleaven, Jason Melo, Kanksha Singh, Nadia Diamond-Smith

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Urinary incontinence among pregnant women, following antenatal care at University of Gondar Hospital, North West Ethiopia

Abey Bekele, Mulat Adefris, Senait Demeke

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Predictive factors for the success of McRoberts’ manoeuvre and suprapubic pressure in relieving shoulder dystocia: a cross-sectional study

Zara Lin Zau Lok, Yvonne Kwun Yue Cheng, Tak Yeung Leung

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effects of ultrasound pregnancy dating on neonatal morbidity in late preterm and early term male infants: a register-based cohort study

Merit Kullinger, Bengt Haglund, Helle Kieler, Alkistis Skalkidou

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Benefits and harms of screening for and treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy: a systematic review

Konstanze Angelescu, Barbara Nussbaumer-Streit, Wiebke Sieben, Fülöp Scheibler, Gerald Gartlehner

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Apunipima baby basket program: a retrospective cost study

Kim Edmunds, Andrew Searles, Johanna Neville, Rod Ling, Janya McCalman, Jacki Mein

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Cesarean section may increase the risk of both overweight and obesity in preschool children

Erigene Rutayisire, Xiaoyan Wu, Kun Huang, Shuman Tao, Yunxiao Chen, Fangbiao Tao

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The usefulness of CYFRA 21–1 to diagnose and predict preeclampsia: a nested case-control study

Lorenz Kuessel, Harald Zeisler, Robin Ristl, Julia Binder, Petra Pateisky, Maximilian Schmid, Julian Marschalek, Thomas Perkmann, Helmuth Haslacher, Heinrich Husslein

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Self-reported pregnancy-related health problems and self-rated health status in Rwandan women postpartum: a population-based cross-sectional study

Jean Paul S. Semasaka, Gunilla Krantz, Manasse Nzayirambaho, Cyprien Munyanshongore, Kristina Edvardsson, Ingrid Mogren

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

“Why screen if we cannot follow-up and manage?” Challenges for gestational diabetes screening and management in low and lower-middle income countries: results of a cross-sectional survey

Bettina Utz, Vincent De Brouwere

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Breech delivery at a University Hospital in Tanzania

Ulf Högberg, Catrin Claeson, Lone Krebs, Agneta Skoog Svanberg, Hussein Kidanto

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Criteria-based audit to improve quality of care of foetal distress: standardising obstetric care at a national referral hospital in a low resource setting, Tanzania

Andrew H. Mgaya, Helena Litorp, Hussein L. Kidanto, Lennarth Nyström, Birgitta Essén

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Periodontitis and gestational diabetes mellitus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Samuel A. Abariga, Brian W. Whitcomb

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Effectiveness of the WHO SCC on improving adherence to essential practices during childbirth, in resource constrained settings

Somesh Kumar, Vikas Yadav, Sudharsanam Balasubramaniam, Yashpal Jain, Chandra Shekhar Joshi, Kailash Saran, Bulbul Sood

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Nightmare frequency in last trimester of pregnancy

Michael Schredl, Maria Gilles, Isabell Wolf, Verena Peus, Barbara Scharnholz, Marc Sütterlin, Michael Deuschle

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Measuring oral health during pregnancy: sensitivity and specificity of a maternal oral screening (MOS) tool

Ajesh George, Hannah G. Dahlen, Anthony Blinkhorn, Shilpi Ajwani, Sameer Bhole, Sharon Ellis, Anthony Yeo, Emma Elcombe, Ayesha Sadozai, Maree Johnson

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Improving the care pathway for women who request Caesarean section: an experience-based co-design study

Sara L. Kenyon, Nina Johns, Sandhya Duggal, Ruth Hewston, Nicola Gale

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Advice given by community members to pregnant women: a mixed methods study

Bianca A. Verma, Lauren P. Nichols, Melissa A. Plegue, Michelle H. Moniz, Manisha Rai, Tammy Chang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Clinicians’ views of factors of importance for improving the rate of VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean section): a study from countries with low VBAC rates

Ingela Lundgren, Patricia Healy, Margaret Carroll, Cecily Begley, Andrea Matterne, Mechthild M. Gross, Susanne Grylka-Baeschlin, Jane Nicoletti, Sandra Morano, Christina Nilsson, Joan Lalor

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Stillbirths and quality of care during labour at the low resource referral hospital of Zanzibar: a case-control study

Nanna Maaløe, Natasha Housseine, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Tarek Meguid, Rashid Saleh Khamis, Ali Gharib Mohamed, Birgitte Bruun Nielsen, Jos van Roosmalen

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The causes of maternal mortality in adolescents in low and middle income countries: a systematic review of the literature

Sarah Neal, Shanti Mahendra, Krishna Bose, Alma Virginia Camacho, Matthews Mathai, Andrea Nove, Felipe Santana, Zoë Matthews

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Long-term adherence and effects on grip strength and upper leg performance of prescribed supplemental vitamin D in pregnant and recently pregnant women of Somali and Swedish birth with 25-hydroxyvitamin D deficiency: a before-and-after treatment study

Paul Kalliokoski, Nils Rodhe, Yngve Bergqvist, Monica Löfvander

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Group based prenatal care in a low-and high risk population in the Netherlands: a study protocol for a stepped wedge cluster randomized controlled trial

Birgit S. van Zwicht, Matty R. Crone, Jan M. M. van Lith, Marlies E. B. Rijnders

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Determinants of use of health facility for childbirth in rural Hadiya zone, Southern Ethiopia

Netsanet Abera Asseffa, Fawole Bukola, Arowojolu Ayodele

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pregnancy outcome in women with Eisenmenger’s syndrome: a case series from west China

Ruiqi Duan, Xiumei Xu, Xiaodong Wang, Haiyan Yu, Yong You, Xinghui Liu, Aiyun Xing, Rong Zhou, Mingrong Xi

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Are early first trimester weights valid proxies for preconception weight?

Rebecca A. Krukowski, Delia S. West, Marisha DiCarlo, Kartik Shankar, Mario A. Cleves, Marie E. Saylors, Aline Andres

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Rationale and design of SuPPoRT: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial to compare three treatments: cervical cerclage, cervical pessary and vaginal progesterone, for the prevention of preterm birth in women who develop a short cervix

Natasha L. Hezelgrave, Helena A. Watson, Alexandra Ridout, Falak Diab, Paul T Seed, Evonne Chin-Smith, Rachel M. Tribe, Andrew H. Shennan

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Metformin and dietary advice to improve insulin sensitivity and promote gestational restriction of weight among pregnant women who are overweight or obese: the GRoW Randomised Trial

Jodie M. Dodd, Rosalie M. Grivell, Andrea R. Deussen, Gustaaf Dekker, Jennie Louise, William Hague

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Domestic violence among antenatal attendees in a Kathmandu hospital and its associated factors: a cross-sectional study

Monika Shrestha, Sumina Shrestha, Binjwala Shrestha

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Assessment of the dimensionality of the Wijma delivery expectancy/experience questionnaire using factor analysis and Rasch analysis

J. F. Pallant, H. M. Haines, P. Green, J. Toohill, J. Gamble, D. K. Creedy, J. Fenwick

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Institutionalizing postpartum intrauterine device (IUD) services in Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and Nepal: study protocol for a cluster-randomized stepped-wedge trial

David Canning, Iqbal H. Shah, Erin Pearson, Elina Pradhan, Mahesh Karra, Leigh Senderowicz, Till Bärnighausen, Donna Spiegelman, Ana Langer

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Pregnancy related anxiety and general anxious or depressed mood and the choice for birth setting: a secondary data-analysis of the DELIVER study

A. B. Witteveen, P. De Cock, A. C. Huizink, A. De Jonge, T. Klomp, M. Westerneng, C. C. Geerts

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) training: What happens to knowledge and skills over time?

Akash Bang, Archana Patel, Roopa Bellad, Peter Gisore, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Fabian Esamai, Edward A. Liechty, Sreelatha Meleth, Norman Goco, Susan Niermeyer, William Keenan, Beena D. Kamath-Rayne, George A. Little, Susan B. Clarke, Victoria A. Flanagan, Sherri Bucher, Manish Jain, Nilofer Mujawar, Vinita Jain, Janet Rukunga, Niranjana Mahantshetti, Sangappa Dhaded, Manisha Bhandankar, Elizabeth M. McClure, Waldemar A. Carlo, Linda L. Wright, Patricia L. Hibberd

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Prenatal diagnosis in Sweden 2011 to 2013—a register-based study

Kerstin Petersson, Marie Lindkvist, Margareta Persson, Peter Conner, Annika Åhman, Ingrid Mogren

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Reduced neonatal mortality in a regional hospital in Mozambique linked to a Quality Improvement intervention

Maria Elena Cavicchiolo, Paolo Lanzoni, Mazungo Olivier Wingi, Damiano Pizzol, Marco Daverio, Liviana Da Dalt, Giovanni Putoto, Daniele Trevisanuto

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Enoxaparin for the prevention of preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restriction in women with a prior history – an open-label randomised trial (the EPPI trial): study protocol

K. M. Groom, L. M. McCowan, P. R. Stone, L. C. Chamley, C. McLintock, the EPPI trial Study Group

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A discriminant analysis prediction model of non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate based on risk factors

Huixia Li, Miyang Luo, Jiayou Luo, Jianfei Zheng, Rong Zeng, Qiyun Du, Junqun Fang, Na Ouyang

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Provider adherence to first antenatal care guidelines and risk of pregnancy complications in public sector facilities: a Ghanaian cohort study

Mary Amoakoh-Coleman, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Irene Akua Agyepong, Gbenga A. Kayode, Diederick E. Grobbee, Evelyn K. Ansah

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Open, trusting relationships underpin safety in rural maternity a hermeneutic phenomenology study

Susan Crowther, Elizabeth Smythe

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Demonstration of early efficacy results of the delayed-release combination of doxylamine-pyridoxine for the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy

Gideon Koren, Shannon Clark, Gary D. V. Hankins, Steve N. Caritis, Jason G. Umans, Menachem Miodovnik, Donald R. Mattison, Ilan Matok

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

The Spanish version of the Childbirth Experience Questionnaire (CEQ-E): reliability and validity assessment

F. J. Soriano-Vidal, A. Oliver-Roig, J. Cabrero-García, N. Congost-Maestre, A. Dencker, M. Richart-Martínez

01.12.2016 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A randomised controlled demonstration trial of multifaceted nutritional intervention and or probiotics: the healthy mums and babies (HUMBA) trial

Karaponi Okesene-Gafa, Minglan Li, Rennae S. Taylor, John M. D. Thompson, Caroline A. Crowther, Christopher J. D. McKinlay, Lesley M. E. McCowan

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Hyperemesis gravidarum and placental dysfunction disorders

Heleen M. Koudijs, Ary I. Savitri, Joyce L. Browne, Dwirani Amelia, Mohammad Baharuddin, Diederick E. Grobbee, Cuno S. P. M. Uiterwaal

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Postpartum depression in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: a longitudinal study in Bethlehem

Sara Qandil, Samah Jabr, Stefan Wagler, Simon M. Collin

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Evaluation of an international educational programme for health care professionals on best practice in the management of a perinatal death: IMproving Perinatal mortality Review and Outcomes Via Education (IMPROVE)

Paul A. Gardiner, Alison L. Kent, Viviana Rodriguez, Aleena M. Wojcieszek, David Ellwood, Adrienne Gordon, Patricia A. Wilson, Diana M. Bond, Adrian Charles, Susan Arbuckle, Glenn J. Gardener, Jeremy J. Oats, Jan Jaap Erwich, Fleurisca J. Korteweg, T. H. Nguyen Duc, Susannah Hopkins Leisher, Kamal Kishore, Robert M. Silver, Alexander E. Heazell, Claire Storey, Vicki Flenady

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

Longitudinal reference ranges for maternal plasma laeverin, and its role as a potential biomarker of preeclampsia

Mona Nystad, Vasilis Sitras, Kari Flo, Christian Widnes, Åse Vårtun, Tom Wilsgaard, Ganesh Acharya

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

First trimester serum placental growth factor and hyperglycosylated human chorionic gonadotropin are associated with pre-eclampsia: a case control study

Elina Keikkala, Sini Koskinen, Piia Vuorela, Hannele Laivuori, Jarkko Romppanen, Seppo Heinonen, Ulf-Håkan Stenman

01.12.2016 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2016 Open Access

A retrospective review of birth outcomes at the Mother and Child Health Hospital in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 2004–2013

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