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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 1/2019

Ausgabe 1/2019

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 519 Artikel )

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Advanced cervical dilatation as a predictor for low emergency cesarean delivery: a comparison between migrant and non-migrant Primiparae – secondary analysis in Berlin, Germany

Jürgen Breckenkamp, Eileen Marie Läcke, Wolfgang Henrich, Theda Borde, Silke Brenne, Matthias David, Oliver Razum

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors contributing to rapidly increasing rates of cesarean section in Armenia: a partially mixed concurrent quantitative-qualitative equal status study

Meri Tadevosyan, Anna Ghazaryan, Arusyak Harutyunyan, Varduhi Petrosyan, Adam Atherly, Kim Hekimian

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes among singleton pregnancies in women of very advanced maternal age: a retrospective cohort study

Yuelin Wu, Yan Chen, Minxue Shen, Yanfang Guo, Shi Wu Wen, Andrea Lanes, Ruth Rennicks White, Adewumi Adanlawo, Mark Walker, Xiaolin Hua

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Client-tailored maternity care to increase maternal empowerment: cluster randomized controlled trial protocol; the healthy pregnancy 4 All-2 program

J. Lagendijk, J. V. Been, H. E. Ernst-Smelt, G. J. Bonsel, L. C. M. Bertens, E. A. P. Steegers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Stillbirth in relation to maternal country of birth and other migration related factors: a population-based study in Norway

Eline S. Vik, Vigdis Aasheim, Erica Schytt, Rhonda Small, Dag Moster, Roy M. Nilsen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Access and utilization of maternal healthcare in a rural district in the forest belt of Ghana

Gladys Buruwaa Nuamah, Peter Agyei-Baffour, Kofi Akohene Mensah, Daniel Boateng, Dan Yedu Quansah, Dominic Dobin, Kwasi Addai-Donkor

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing decision to seek health care: a qualitative study among labour-migrants’ wives in northern Tajikistan

Jamila Nabieva, Aurélia Souares

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal perceptions of breastfeeding and infant nutrition among a select group of Maasai women

Marie Dietrich Leurer, Pammla Petrucka, Manjale Msafiri

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnostic ambiguity of aseptic necrobiosis of a uterine fibroid in a term pregnancy: a case report

Julius Sama Dohbit, Esther Ngo Um Meka, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Igor Kamla, Celestin Danwang, Frank-Leonel Tianyi, Pascal Foumane, Gervais Ondobo Andze

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Vitamin D status and its determinants in healthy pregnant women living in Switzerland in the first trimester of pregnancy

Sophie Cabaset, Jean-Philippe Krieger, Aline Richard, Magdeldin Elgizouli, Alexandra Nieters, Sabine Rohrmann, Katharina C. Quack Lötscher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Non-additive effects of ACVR2A in preeclampsia in a Philippine population

Melissa D. Amosco, Gloria R. Tavera, Van Anthony M. Villar, Justin Michael A. Naniong, Lara Marie G. David-Bustamante, Scott M. Williams, Pedro A. Jose, Cynthia P. Palmes-Saloma

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The assessment of gestational age: a comparison of different methods from a malaria pregnancy cohort in sub-Saharan Africa

Holger Unger, Kamala Thriemer, Benedikt Ley, Halidou Tinto, Maminata Traoré, Innocent Valea, Harry Tagbor, Gifty Antwi, Prosper Gbekor, Michael Nambozi, Jean-Bertin Bukasa Kabuya, Modest Mulenga, Victor Mwapasa, Gertrude Chapotera, Mwayiwawo Madanitsa, Stephen Rulisa, Maaike de Crop, Yves Claeys, Raffaella Ravinetto, Umberto D’Alessandro

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Socioeconomic and demographic factors associated with caesarean section delivery in Southern Ghana: evidence from INDEPTH Network member site

Alfred Kwesi Manyeh, Alberta Amu, David Etsey Akpakli, John Williams, Margaret Gyapong

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of administering oral misoprostol by titration compared to vaginal misoprostol and dinoprostone for cervical ripening and induction of labour: study protocol for a randomised clinical trial

O. Lapuente-Ocamica, L. Ugarte, A. Lopez-Picado, F. Sanchez-Refoyo, Iñaki Lete Lasa, O. Echevarria, J. Álvarez-Sala, A. Fariñas, I. Bilbao, L. Barbero, J. Vicarregui, R. Hernanz Chaves, D. Paz Corral, J. A. Lopez-Lopez

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protocol for the evaluation of the population-level impact of Zimbabwe’s prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission program option B+: a community based serial cross-sectional study

Aybuke Koyuncu, Mi-Suk Kang Dufour, Sandra Irene McCoy, Sergio Bautista-Arredondo, Raluca Buzdugan, Constancia Watadzaushe, Jeffrey Dirawo, Angela Mushavi, Agnes Mahomva, Frances Cowan, Nancy Padian

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The contribution of maternal characteristics and cesarean delivery to an increasing trend of severe maternal morbidity

Stephanie A. Leonard, Elliott K. Main, Suzan L. Carmichael

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antenatal corticosteroid administration in women undergoing tocolytic treatment who delivered before 34 weeks of gestation: a retrospective cohort study using a national inpatient database

Daisuke Shigemi, Hideo Yasunaga

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gestational weight gain and group prenatal care: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Michelle A. Kominiarek, Adam K. Lewkowitz, Ebony Carter, Susan A. Fowler, Melissa Simon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Implementation of gestational weight gain guidelines - what’s more effective for ensuring weight recording in pregnancy?

Shelley Wilkinson, Michael Beckmann, Elin Donaldson, Sally McCray

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Societal attitude and behaviours towards women with disabilities in rural Nepal: pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood

Hridaya R. Devkota, Maria Kett, Nora Groce

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“Being the best person that they can be and the best mum”: a qualitative study of community volunteer doula support for disadvantaged mothers before and after birth in England

Jenny McLeish, Maggie Redshaw

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The value of non-invasive prenatal testing: preferences of Canadian pregnant women, their partners, and health professionals regarding NIPT use and access

Stanislav Birko, Vardit Ravitsky, Charles Dupras, Jessica Le Clerc-Blain, Marie-Eve Lemoine, Aliya O. Affdal, Hazar Haidar, Anne-Marie Laberge

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Silent spontaneous posterior uterine rupture of a prior caesarean delivery at 36 weeks of gestation

Shao Hui Chen, Xiu Ping Du

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A longitudinal cohort study of rural adolescent vs adult South African mothers and their children from birth to 24 months

Karl le Roux, Joan Christodoulou, Linnea Stansert-Katzen, Elaine Dippenaar, Christina Laurenzi, Ingrid M. le Roux, Mark Tomlinson, Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Indicators for monitoring maternal and neonatal quality care: a systematic review

Pedro J. Saturno-Hernández, Ismael Martínez-Nicolás, Estephania Moreno-Zegbe, María Fernández-Elorriaga, Ofelia Poblano-Verástegui

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trajectories of maternal depressive and anxiety symptoms from pregnancy to five years postpartum and their prenatal predictors

Asma Ahmed, Angela Bowen, Cindy Xin Feng, Nazeem Muhajarine

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Facilitating informed choice about non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT): a systematic review and qualitative meta-synthesis of women’s experiences

Alexandra Cernat, Chante De Freitas, Umair Majid, Forum Trivedi, Caroline Higgins, Meredith Vanstone

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of male partner in utilization of maternal health care services in Ethiopia: a community-based couple study

Bedru Hussen Mohammed, Janice Mary Johnston, Dana Vackova, Semira Mehammed Hassen, Huso Yi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“It’s what midwifery is all about”: Western Australian midwives’ experiences of being ‘with woman’ during labour and birth in the known midwife model

Zoe Bradfield, Yvonne Hauck, Michelle Kelly, Ravani Duggan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical evaluation of prophylactic abdominal aortic balloon occlusion in patients with placenta accreta: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Li Chen, Xiaodan Wang, Hengyu Wang, Qin Li, Nan Shan, Hongbo Qi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reduced fetal growth velocities and the association with neonatal outcomes in appropriate-for-gestational-age neonates: a retrospective cohort study

M. L. E. Hendrix, S. M. J. van Kuijk, A. W. D. Gavilanes, D. Kramer, M. E. A. Spaanderman, S. Al Nasiry

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Conditional cash transfers to prevent mother-to-child transmission in low facility-delivery settings: evidence from a randomised controlled trial in Nigeria

Jenny X. Liu, Jennifer Shen, Nicholas Wilson, Svetha Janumpalli, Patrick Stadler, Nancy Padian

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A much valued tool that also brings ethical dilemmas - a qualitative study of Norwegian midwives’ experiences and views on the role of obstetric ultrasound

Annika Åhman, Kristina Edvardsson, Tove Anita Fagerli, Elisabeth Darj, Sophia Holmlund, Rhonda Small, Ingrid Mogren

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Feasibility of smart wristbands for continuous monitoring during pregnancy and one month after birth

Kirsi Grym, Hannakaisa Niela-Vilén, Eeva Ekholm, Lotta Hamari, Iman Azimi, Amir Rahmani, Pasi Liljeberg, Eliisa Löyttyniemi, Anna Axelin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correlates of knowledge on birth defects and associated factors among antenatal mothers in Galle, Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional analytical study

Janithra De Silva, Sujeewa Amarasena, Kapila Jayaratne, Bilesha Perera

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of care in early detection and management of pre-eclampsia/eclampsia in health facilities in Afghanistan

Nasratullah Ansari, Partamin Manalai, Farzana Maruf, Sheena Currie, Jelle Stekelenburg, Jos van Roosmalen, Young-Mi Kim, Hannah Tappis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of intrapartum and newborn care in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

Girmatsion Fisseha, Yemane Berhane, Alemayehu Worku

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intramuscular injection, intravenous infusion, and intravenous bolus of oxytocin in the third stage of labor for prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: a three-arm randomized control trial

Dyanna Charles, Holly Anger, Rasha Dabash, Emad Darwish, Mohamed Cherine Ramadan, Amr Mansy, Yomna Salem, Ilana G. Dzuba, Meagan E. Byrne, Miral Breebaart, Beverly Winikoff

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lifting the veil on disrespect and abuse in facility-based child birth care: findings from South West Nigeria

Macellina Y. Ijadunola, Ezeomu Audrina Olotu, Olaitan O. Oyedun, Stanley O. Eferakeya, Faith I. Ilesanmi, Ayotomiwa T. Fagbemi, Omowunmi C. Fasae

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Poverty, urban-rural classification and term infant mortality: a population-based multilevel analysis

Yousra A. Mohamoud, Russell S. Kirby, Deborah B. Ehrenthal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Simulation-enhanced nurse mentoring to improve preeclampsia and eclampsia care: an education intervention study in Bihar, India

Julia H. Raney, Melissa C. Morgan, Amelia Christmas, Mona Sterling, Hilary Spindler, Rakesh Ghosh, Aboli Gore, Tanmay Mahapatra, Dilys M. Walker

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“We are the ones who should make the decision” – knowledge and understanding of the rights-based approach to maternity care among women and healthcare providers

Yasmin Jolly, Mamuda Aminu, Florence Mgawadere, Nynke van den Broek

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing the adoption of health promoting behaviors in overweight pregnant women: a qualitative study

Azita Fathnezhad-Kazemi, Sepideh Hajian

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adherence to initial exclusive breastfeeding among Chinese born and native Spanish mothers

Juana María Aguilar-Ortega, Juan Luis González-Pascual, César Cardenete-Reyes, Carmen Pérez-de-Algaba-Cuenca, Santiago Pérez-García, Laura Esteban-Gonzalo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Barriers to men’s participation in perinatal care: a qualitative study in Iran

Vahideh Firouzan, Mahnaz Noroozi, Ziba Farajzadegan, Mojgan Mirghafourvand

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A review of surrogate motherhood regulation in south American countries: pointing to a need for an international legal framework

Gloria Torres, Anne Shapiro, Tim K. Mackey

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does knowledge on socio-cultural factors associated with maternal mortality affect maternal health decisions? A cross-sectional study of the Greater Accra region of Ghana

Lily Yarney

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Process evaluation of a peer-led antenatal breastfeeding class for fathers: perceptions of facilitators and participants

Lesley Kuliukas, Yvonne L. Hauck, Anita Jorgensen, Kelly Kneebone, Sharyn K. Burns, Bruce R. Maycock, Jane A. Scott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antenatal depressive symptoms and early initiation of breastfeeding in association with exclusive breastfeeding six weeks postpartum: a longitudinal population-based study

Karin Cato, Sara M. Sylvén, Marios K. Georgakis, Natasa Kollia, Christine Rubertsson, Alkistis Skalkidou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mood and quality of life changes in pregnancy and postpartum and the effect of a behavioral intervention targeting excess gestational weight gain in women with overweight and obesity: a parallel-arm randomized controlled pilot trial

Abby D. Altazan, Leanne M. Redman, Jeffrey H. Burton, Robbie A. Beyl, Loren E. Cain, Elizabeth F. Sutton, Corby K. Martin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Singleton pregnancies after in vitro fertilization in Estonia: a register-based study of complications and adverse outcomes in relation to the maternal socio-demographic background

Kaja Rahu, Kärt Allvee, Helle Karro, Mati Rahu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidural analgesia and its implications in the maternal health in a low parity comunity

Ivan Penuela, Pilar Isasi-Nebreda, Hedylamar Almeida, Mario López, Esther Gomez-Sanchez, Eduardo Tamayo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Depression among HIV positive pregnant women in Zimbabwe: a primary health care based cross-sectional study

Eugenia Nyamukoho, Walter Mangezi, Bazondlile Marimbe, Ruth Verhey, Dixon Chibanda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of ferric Carboxymaltose and iron sucrose complex for treatment of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy- randomised controlled trial

Ambily Jose, Reeta Mahey, Jai Bhagwan Sharma, Neerja Bhatla, Renu Saxena, Mani Kalaivani, Alka Kriplani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with common and atypical chromosome abnormalities after positive combined first-trimester screening in Chinese women: a retrospective cohort study

Annisa Mak, Helena Lee, C. F. Poon, S. L. Kwok, Teresa Ma, K. Y. K. Chan, Anita Kan, Mary Tang, K. Y. Leung

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding health behaviour in pregnancy and infant feeding intentions in low-income women from the UK through qualitative visual methods and application to the COM-B (Capability, Opportunity, Motivation-Behaviour) model

Aimee Grant, Melanie Morgan, Dawn Mannay, Dunla Gallagher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing the risk factors before pregnancy of preterm births in Iran: a population-based case-control study

Maryam Soltani, Hamid Reza Tabatabaee, Shahin Saeidinejat, Marzieh Eslahi, Halime Yaghoobi, Ehsan Mazloumi, Abdolhalim Rajabi, Ali Ghasemi, Naeimeh Keyghobadi, Mostafa Enayatrad, Abed Noori, Seyyed Aliasghar Hashemi, Fatemeh Zolfizadeh, Sepideh Mahdavi, Tannaz Valadbeigi, Koorosh Etemad, Ali Taghipour, Cirruse Salehnasab, Mahmoud Hajipour

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Integrated mental health care in a multidisciplinary maternal and child health service in the community: the findings from the Suzaka trial

Yoshiyuki Tachibana, Noriaki Koizumi, Chikako Akanuma, Hiromi Tarui, Eizaburo Ishii, Tomomi Hoshina, Ayuko Suzuki, Akiko Asano, Shiho Sekino, Hiroto Ito

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy and early motherhood among adolescents in five East African countries: a multi-level analysis of risk and protective factors

Yohannes Dibaba Wado, Elizabeth A. Sully, Joyce N. Mumah

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How diet, physical activity and psychosocial well-being interact in women with gestational diabetes mellitus: an integrative review

Leah Gilbert, Justine Gross, Stefano Lanzi, Dan Yedu Quansah, Jardena Puder, Antje Horsch

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Overcoming Challenges to Treating Tobacco use During Pregnancy - A Qualitative study of Australian General Practitioners Barriers

Yael Bar-Zeev, Eliza Skelton, Billie Bonevski, Maree Gruppetta, Gillian S. Gould

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy intervals after stillbirth, neonatal death and spontaneous abortion and the risk of an adverse outcome in the next pregnancy in rural Bangladesh

Bareng A. S. Nonyane, Maureen Norton, Nazma Begum, Rasheduzzaman M. Shah, Dipak K. Mitra, Gary L. Darmstadt, Abdullah H. Baqui, for the Projahnmo Study Group in Bangladesh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Causes and contributory factors of maternal mortality: evidence from maternal and perinatal death surveillance and response in Ogun state, Southwest Nigeria

Rabiatu Sageer, Eugene Kongnyuy, Wasiu Olalekan Adebimpe, Omolaso Omosehin, Elijah Ayowole Ogunsola, Bola Sanni

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Facility delivery and postnatal care services use among mothers who attended four or more antenatal care visits in Ethiopia: further analysis of the 2016 demographic and health survey

Gedefaw Abeje Fekadu, Fentie Ambaw, Seblewongiel Ayenalem Kidanie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A qualitative study on stakeholders’ views on the participation of pregnant women in the APOSTEL VI study: a low-risk obstetrical RCT

Indira S. E. van der Zande, Rieke van der Graaf, Martijn A. Oudijk, Elsbeth H. van Vliet-Lachotzki, Johannes J. M. van Delden

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antenatal care as a means to increase participation in the continuum of maternal and child healthcare: an analysis of the poorest regions of four Mesoamérican countries

Claire R. McNellan, Emily Dansereau, Marielle C. G. Wallace, Danny V. Colombara, Erin B. Palmisano, Casey K. Johanns, Alexandra Schaefer, Diego Ríos-Zertuche, Paola Zúñiga-Brenes, Bernardo Hernandez, Emma Iriarte, Ali H. Mokdad

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Full versus half dose of antenatal betamethasone to prevent severe neonatal respiratory distress syndrome associated with preterm birth: study protocol for a randomised, multicenter, double blind, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial (BETADOSE)

Thomas Schmitz, Corinne Alberti, Moreno Ursino, Olivier Baud, Camille Aupiais, for the BETADOSE study group and the GROG (Groupe de Recherche en Gynécologie Obstétrique)

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

EQUIPTT: The Evaluation of the QUiPP app for Triage and Transfer protocol for a cluster randomised trial to evaluate the impact of the QUiPP app on inappropriate management for threatened preterm labour

Helena A. Watson, Naomi Carlisle, Katy Kuhrt, Rachel M. Tribe, Jenny Carter, Paul Seed, Andrew H. Shennan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding in Ethiopia: a population-based study using the 2016 demographic and health survey data

James Rufus John, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Getahun Kebede, Narendar Manohar, Amit Arora

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What he knows about her and how it affects her? Husband’s knowledge of pregnancy complications and maternal health care utilization among tribal population in Maharashtra, India

Suresh Jungari, Balram Paswan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Using fetal scalp stimulation with Doppler ultrasonography to enhance intermittent auscultation in low-resource settings: a diagnostic trial from Tanzania

David M. Goodman, Pendo Mlay, Nathan Thielman, Maria J. Small, John W. Schmitt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology of influenza in pregnant women hospitalized with respiratory illness in Moscow, 2012/2013–2015/2016: a hospital-based active surveillance study

Svetlana Trushakova, Lidiya Kisteneva, Beatriz Guglieri-López, Evgenia Mukasheva, Irina Kruzhkova, Ainara Mira-Iglesias, Kirill Krasnoslobodtsev, Ekaterina Morozova, Ludmila Kolobukhina, Joan Puig-Barberà, Elena Burtseva

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the breastfeeding self-efficacy scale to assess exclusive breastfeeding

Godfred O. Boateng, Stephanie L. Martin, Emily L. Tuthill, Shalean M. Collins, Cindy-Lee Dennis, Barnabas K. Natamba, Sera L. Young

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The importance of the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway at the maternal-fetal interface

Matyas Meggyes, Eva Miko, Brigitta Szigeti, Nelli Farkas, Laszlo Szereday

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of maternal homocysteine concentration in placenta-mediated complications: findings from the Ottawa and Kingston birth cohort

Shazia H. Chaudhry, Monica Taljaard, Amanda J. MacFarlane, Laura M. Gaudet, Graeme N. Smith, Marc Rodger, Ruth Rennicks White, Mark C. Walker, Shi Wu Wen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of an exercise program in pregnancy on vitamin D status among healthy, pregnant Norwegian women: a randomized controlled trial

Miriam K. Gustafsson, Pål R. Romundstad, Signe Nilssen Stafne, Anne-Sofie Helvik, Astrid Kamilla Stunes, Siv Mørkved, Kjell Åsmund Salvesen, Per Medbøe Thorsby, Mats Peder Mosti, Unni Syversen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Complications and adverse outcomes in pregnancy and childbirth among women who conceived by assisted reproductive technologies: a nationwide birth cohort study of Japan environment and children’s study

Chie Nagata, Limin Yang, Kiwako Yamamoto-Hanada, Hidetoshi Mezawa, Tadayuki Ayabe, Kazue Ishizuka, Mizuho Konishi, Yukihiro Ohya, Hirohisa Saito, Haruhiko Sago, Japan Environment & Children’s Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cord pilot trial, comparing alternative policies for timing of cord clamping before 32 weeks gestation: follow-up for women up to one year

Lucy Bradshaw, Alexandra Sawyer, Lindsay Armstrong-Buisseret, Eleanor Mitchell, Susan Ayers, Lelia Duley

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Applicability of the WHO maternal near miss tool in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Abera Kenay Tura, To Lam Trang, Thomas van den Akker, Jos van Roosmalen, Sicco Scherjon, Joost Zwart, Jelle Stekelenburg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Caffeine exposure during pregnancy, small for gestational age birth and neonatal outcome – results from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study

Dominika Modzelewska, Rino Bellocco, Anders Elfvin, Anne Lise Brantsæter, Helle Margrete Meltzer, Bo Jacobsson, Verena Sengpiel

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intramuscular 17-hydroxyprogesterone caproate to prevent preterm birth among HIV-infected women in Zambia: study protocol of the IPOP randomized trial

Joan T. Price, Bellington Vwalika, Bethany L. Freeman, Stephen R. Cole, Helen B. Mulenga, Jennifer Winston, Felistas M. Mbewe, Elwyn Chomba, Lynne M. Mofenson, Dwight J. Rouse, Robert L. Goldenberg, Jeffrey S. A. Stringer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Option B plus antiretroviral therapy adherence and associated factors among HIV positive pregnant women in Southern Ethiopia

Dawit Jember Tesfaye, Desalegn Tsegaw Hibistu, Teshome Abuka Abebo, Feleke Tafesse Asfaw, Kaleegziabher Lukas, Tariku Laelago, Ermias Abera Turuse, Henok Gebreyohaness Kebede, Abraham Abate Altaye, Fanuel Belayneh Bekele

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of Neonatal mortality in Neonatal intensive care unit at referral Hospital in Southern Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

Tujare Tunta Orsido, Netsanet Abera Asseffa, Tezera Moshago Berheto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mode of birth after caesarean section: individual prediction scores using Scottish population data

Sara Helen Denham, Tracy Humphrey, Claire deLabrusse, Nadine Dougall

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Single- versus double-layer closure of the caesarean (uterine) scar in the prevention of gynaecological symptoms in relation to niche development – the 2Close study: a multicentre randomised controlled trial

S. I. Stegwee, I. P. M. Jordans, L. F. van der Voet, M. Y. Bongers, C. J. M. de Groot, C. B. Lambalk, R. A. de Leeuw, W. J. K. Hehenkamp, P. M. van de Ven, J. E. Bosmans, E. Pajkrt, E. A. Bakkum, C. M. Radder, M. Hemelaar, W. M. van Baal, H. Visser, J. O. E. H. van Laar, H. A. A. M. van Vliet, R. J. P. Rijnders, M. Sueters, C. A. H. Janssen, W. Hermes, A. H. Feitsma, K. Kapiteijn, H. C. J. Scheepers, J. Langenveld, K. de Boer, S. F. P. J. Coppus, D. H. Schippers, A. L. M. Oei, M. Kaplan, D. N. M. Papatsonis, L. H. M. de Vleeschouwer, E. van Beek, M. N. Bekker, A. J. M. Huisjes, W. J. Meijer, K. L. Deurloo, E. M. A. Boormans, H. W. F. van Eijndhoven, J. A. F. Huirne

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adverse pregnancy outcomes, ‘stillbirths and early neonatal deaths’ in Mutare district, Zimbabwe (2014): a descriptive study

Blessmore Vimbai Chaibva, Steve Olorunju, Simon Nyadundu, Andy Beke

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predisposing factors and neonatal outcomes for twin-twin transfusion syndrome cases developing transient donor hydrops after fetoscopic laser coagulation: a case control study

Yao-Lung Chang, An-Shine Chao, Shuenn-Dyh Chang, Wen-Fang Li, Po-Jen Cheng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with perinatal mortality in Nepal: evidence from Nepal demographic and health survey 2001–2016

Pramesh Raj Ghimire, Kingsley E. Agho, Andre M. N. Renzaho, Monjura K. Nisha, Michael Dibley, Camille Raynes-Greenow

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in pregnancy: a case report and literature review

Felix Mwembi Oindi, Evan Sequeira, Herman Ryan Sequeira, Steve Kyende Mutiso

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Baby survival in Zambia: stillbirth and neonatal death in a local hospital setting

Yasuhiro Miyoshi, Keiichi Matsubara, Norimi Takata, Yasunori Oka

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Surgical treatment of postpartum haemorrhage: national survey of French residents of obstetrics and gynecology

Pierre-Emmanuel Bouet, Hugo Madar, Alizée Froeliger, Hady El Hachem, Elsa Schinkel, Aurélien Mattuizi, Loïc Sentilhes

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of risk factors’ importance on adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes in women aged 40 years or older

Gunilla Sydsjö, Malin Lindell Pettersson, Marie Bladh, Agneta Skoog Svanberg, Claudia Lampic, Elizabeth Nedstrand

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women who have not utilized health Service for Delivery in Nigeria: who are they and where do they live?

Sulaimon T. Adedokun, Olalekan A. Uthman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Obstetrical and epidemiological factors influence the severity of anal incontinence after obstetric anal sphincter injury

France Joris, Irene Hoesli, Andre Kind, Jean Jacques Ries, Tilemachos Kavvadias

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of puerperal sepsis among post partum women at public hospitals in west SHOA zone Oromia regional STATE, Ethiopia (institution BASEDCASE control study)

Getu Alemu Demisse, Samuel Dessau Sifer, Buseraseman Kedir, Daniel Belema Fekene, Gizachew Abdissa Bulto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Establishing a valid construct of fear of childbirth: findings from in-depth interviews with women and midwives

P. Slade, K. Balling, K. Sheen, G. Houghton

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reasons given by pregnant women for participating in a clinical trial aimed at preventing premature delivery: a qualitative analysis

Thaís M. Monteiro, Leila Katz, Silvana F. Bento, Melania M. Amorim, Patrícia C. Moriel, Rodolfo C. Pacagnella

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal and neonatal outcome of reverse breech extraction of an impacted fetal head during caesarean section in advanced stage of labour: a retrospective cohort study

Franziska Lenz, Nina Kimmich, Roland Zimmermann, Martina Kreft

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Successful laparoscopic management of diaphragmatic pregnancy:a rare case report and brief review of literature

Lifeng Chen, Jinwei Liu, Jing Shu, Wenjie Zeng, Xiaofeng Zhao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Childbearing desires and behaviour: a prospective assessment in Nairobi slums

Kazuyo Machiyama, Joyce N. Mumah, Michael Mutua, John Cleland

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of team training and monitoring on the rate of failed mid and low cavity vacuum extraction: a hospital based intervention study

Kristina Pettersson, Magnus Westgren, Rebecca Götze-Eriksson, Gunilla Ajne

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal reasons for requesting planned cesarean section in Norway: a qualitative study

Kristiane Tislevoll Eide, Nils-Halvdan Morken, Kristine Bærøe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the Maternal Death Surveillance and response system in Hwange District, Zimbabwe, 2017

Mpumelelo Maphosa, Tsitsi P. Juru, Nyasha Masuka, More Mungati, Notion Gombe, Peter Nsubuga, Mufuta Tshimanga

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of different preoperative fasting times on women and neonates in cesarean section: a retrospective analysis

Yi Li, Danchen Su, Yijuan Sun, Zurong Hu, Zaomei Wei, Jie Jia

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal body mass index and risk of neonatal adverse outcomes in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lei Liu, Yanan Ma, Ningning Wang, Wenjing Lin, Yang Liu, Deliang Wen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Management of bleeding from morbidly adherent placenta during elective repeat caesarean section: retrospective -record -based study

Saad El Gelany, Emad M. Ibrahim, Mo’men Mohammed, Ahmed R. Abdelraheim, Eissa M. Khalifa, Ahmed K. Abdelhakium, Ayman M. Yousef, Heba Hassan, Khaled Goma, Mohammed Khairy

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of magnesium-zinc-calcium-vitamin D co-supplementation on biomarkers of inflammation, oxidative stress and pregnancy outcomes in gestational diabetes

Mehri Jamilian, Naghmeh Mirhosseini, Masoumeh Eslahi, Fereshteh Bahmani, Maryam Shokrpour, Maryam Chamani, Zatollah Asemi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of neonatal mortality in Assosa zone, Western Ethiopia: a matched case control study

Fillmon Kidus, Kifle Woldemichael, Desta Hiko

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Simulation TRaining for Operative vaginal Birth Evaluation: study protocol for an observational stepped-wedge interrupted time-series study (STROBE)

Stephen O’Brien, Erik Lenguerrand, Sharon Jordan, Katie Cornthwaite, Christy Burden, Laura Timlin, Dimitrios Siassakos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A large proportion of poor birth outcomes among Aboriginal Western Australians are attributable to smoking, alcohol and substance misuse, and assault

Alison J. Gibberd, Judy M. Simpson, Jocelyn Jones, Robyn Williams, Fiona Stanley, Sandra J. Eades

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of vitamin D status among Black and White low-income pregnant and non-pregnant reproductive-aged women from Southeast Louisiana

Natalie L. Burke, Emily W. Harville, Jeffrey K. Wickliffe, Arti Shankar, Maureen Y. Lichtveld, Michael L. McCaskill

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of first trimester maternal vitamin D, ferritin and hemoglobin level with third trimester fetal biometry: result from cohort study on vitamin D status and its impact during pregnancy and childhood in Indonesia

Raden Tina Dewi Judistiani, Tita Husnitawati Madjid, Setyorini Irianti, Yessika Adelwin Natalia, Agnes Rengga Indrati, Mohammad Ghozali, Yunia Sribudiani, Tetty Yuniati, Rizky Abdulah, Budi Setiabudiawan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validity of self-reported receipt of iron supplements during pregnancy: implications for coverage measurement

Mufaro Kanyangarara, Joanne Katz, Melinda K. Munos, Subarna K. Khatry, Luke C. Mullany, Neff Walker

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of antenatal corticosteroids in twin neonates with late preterm birth (ACTWIN [Antenatal Corticosteroids in TWIN late preterm neonates] trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Subeen Hong, Seung Mi Lee, Dong Wook Kwak, Joongyub Lee, So Yeon Kim, Jeong Won Oh, Sohee Oh, Chan-Wook Park, Joong Shin Park, Jin Hoon Chung, Jong Kwan Jun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of utilization of antenatal care services in Benishangul Gumuz Region, Western Ethiopia: a study based on demographic and health survey

Kassahun Tiruaynet, Kindie Fentahun Muchie

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A successful pregnancy in a patient with secondary hypertension caused by adrenal adenoma: a case report

Xin Zhang, Hang Liao, Xiaojiang Zhu, Di Shi, Xiaoping Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Low autopsy acceptance after stillbirth in a disadvantaged French district: a mixed methods study

Priscille Sauvegrain, Marion Carayol, Aurélie Piedvache, Esther Guéry, Martine Bucourt, Jennifer Zeitlin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes and seroprevalence for brucellosis in pregnant women exposed to goats or raw goat products in southern Thailand: a prospective cohort study

Kan Kledmanee, Tippawan Liabsuetrakul, Somporn Sretrirutchai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interpregnancy change in body mass index and infant outcomes in Texas: a population-based study

Renata H. Benjamin, Sarah Littlejohn, Mark A. Canfield, Mary K. Ethen, Fei Hua, Laura E. Mitchell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between intimate partner violence profiles and mental health among low-income, urban pregnant adolescents

Jordan L. Thomas, Jessica B. Lewis, Isabel Martinez, Shayna D. Cunningham, Moiuri Siddique, Jonathan N. Tobin, Jeannette R. Ickovics

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Contraceptive use, prevalence and predictors of pregnancy planning among female sex workers in Uganda: a cross sectional study

Justine Nnakate Bukenya, Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Geraldine Barrett, Jennifer Hall, Fredrick Makumbi, David Guwatudde

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fetal weight estimation at term – ultrasound versus clinical examination with Leopold’s manoeuvres: a prospective blinded observational study

Oliver Preyer, Heinrich Husslein, Nicole Concin, Anna Ridder, Maciej Musielak, Christian Pfeifer, Willi Oberaigner, Peter Husslein

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with knowledge of obstetric danger signs and perceptions of the need for obstetric care among married men in northern Nigeria: a cross-sectional survey

Olugbenga Oguntunde, Jabulani Nyenwa, Farouk Musa Yusuf, Dauda Sulaiman Dauda, Abdulsamad Salihu, Irit Sinai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cohort study of the association between maternal serum Inhibin-A and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a population-based study

Wannaporn Singnoi, Chanane Wanapirak, Ratanaporn Sekararithi, Theera Tongsong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mother-infant bonding is not associated with feeding type: a community study sample

Ilana S. Hairston, Jonathan E. Handelzalts, Tamar Lehman-Inbar, Michal Kovo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An evaluation of whether a gestational weight gain of 5 to 9 kg for obese women optimizes maternal and neonatal health risks

Abaigeal M. Thompson, James A. Thompson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with choice of antenatal, delivery and postnatal services between HIV positive and HIV negative women in Zambia

Choolwe Muzyamba, Wim Groot, Milena Pavlova, Sonila M. Tomini

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perspectives and pregnancy outcomes of maternal Ramadan fasting in the second trimester of pregnancy

Kolsoom Safari, Tiran Jamil Piro, Hamdia Mirkhan Ahmad

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy and infant loss: a survey of families’ experiences in Ontario Canada

Jo Watson, Anne Simmonds, Michelle La Fontaine, Megan E. Fockler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Derivation and validation of a model predicting the likelihood of vaginal birth following labour induction

Sepand Alavifard, Kennedy Meier, Yonatan Shulman, George Tomlinson, Rohan D’Souza

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Preferences for aspects of antenatal and newborn screening: a systematic review

Caroline M. Vass, Susanne Georgsson, Fiona Ulph, Katherine Payne

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spatial and temporal trends of cesarean deliveries in Uganda: 2012–2016

Emily B. Atuheire, Denis Nixon Opio, Daniel Kadobera, Alex R. Ario, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Julie Harris, Lilian Bulage, Blandina Nakiganda, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Bao-Ping Zhu, Frank Kaharuza

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring the quality of maternal and care processes at the time of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: development and validation of a short index

Vandana Tripathi, Cynthia Stanton, Donna Strobino, Linda Bartlett

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Glucose screening within six months postpartum among Chinese mothers with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study

Zhu-yun Liu, Juan-juan Zhao, Ling-ling Gao, Alex Y. Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Local people’s views on the evidence-based skilled-maternal-care in Mfuwe, Zambia: a qualitative study

Choolwe Muzyamba

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women’s recall of health care provider counselling on gestational weight gain (GWG): a prospective, population-based study

Angela Vinturache, Anika Winn, Cynthia Mannion, Suzanne Tough

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Policy, evidence and practice for post-birth care plans: a scoping review

Susan Crowther, Emma MacIver, Annie Lau

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Age at menarche and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a population-based study in Xiamen, China

Liying Wang, Bing Yan, Xiulin Shi, Haiqu Song, Weijuan Su, Bingkun Huang, Yuxian Zhang, Shunhua Wang, Fuping Lv, Mingzhu Lin, Xuejun Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Few women receive a specific explanation of a stillbirth - an online survey of women’s perceptions and thoughts about the cause of their baby’s death

Berit Höglund, Ingela Rådestad, Ingegerd Hildingsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Birthing the placenta: women’s decisions and experiences

Rachel Reed, Laura Gabriel, Lauren Kearney

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing the use of supervised delivery services in Garu-Tempane District, Ghana

John Kuumuori Ganle, Mathew Loyarl Kombet, Leonard Baatiema

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A narrative analysis of women's experiences of planning a vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) in Australia using critical feminist theory

Hazel Keedle, Virginia Schmied, Elaine Burns, Hannah Grace Dahlen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical presentation, risk factors and pathogens involved in bacteriuria of pregnant women attending antenatal clinic of 3 hospitals in a developing country: a cross sectional analytic study

Charlotte Tchente Nguefack, Cecile Okalla Ebongue, Chrystelle Nouwe Chokotheu, Cedric Ebong Ewougo, Théophile Nana Njamen, Emile Mboudou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnant women’s experiences and perceptions of participating in the EVERREST prospective study; a qualitative study

Merryl E. Harvey, Anna L. David, Jade Dyer, Rebecca Spencer

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gestational weight gain and optimal wellness (GLOW): rationale and methods for a randomized controlled trial of a lifestyle intervention among pregnant women with overweight or obesity

Susan D. Brown, Monique M. Hedderson, Samantha F. Ehrlich, Maren N. Galarce, Ai-Lin Tsai, Charles P. Quesenberry, Assiamira Ferrara

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Use of antidepressants and anxiolytics in early pregnancy and the risk of preeclampsia and gestational hypertension: a prospective study

Nathalie Bernard, Jean-Claude Forest, George M. Tarabulsy, Emmanuel Bujold, Damien Bouvier, Yves Giguère

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of infrarenal aortic balloon occlusion with internal iliac artery balloon occlusion for patients with placenta accreta

Youwen Mei, Hu Zhao, Hui Zhou, Huaibo Jing, Yonghong Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors affecting the behavior outcomes on post-partum intrauterine contraceptive device uptake and continuation in Nepal: a qualitative study

Kusum Thapa, Rolina Dhital, Sameena Rajbhandari, Shreedhar Acharya, Sangeeta Mishra, Sunil Mani Pokhrel, Saroja Pande, Emily-Ann Tunnacliffe, Anita Makins

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assisted reproductive technology and the risk of preeclampsia: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Amir Almasi-Hashiani, Reza Omani-Samani, Maryam Mohammadi, Payam Amini, Behnaz Navid, Ahad Alizadeh, Esmaeil Khedmati Morasae, Saman Maroufizadeh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of monetary incentives on referrals by traditional birth attendants for postnatal care in Nigeria

Adanna Chukwuma, Chinyere Mbachu, Margaret McConnell, Thomas J. Bossert, Jessica Cohen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of implementation of the MOREOB program on adverse maternal and neonatal birth outcomes in Ontario, Canada: a retrospective cohort study

Deborah Weiss, Deshayne B. Fell, Ann E. Sprague, Mark C. Walker, Sandra Dunn, Jessica Reszel, Wendy E. Peterson, Doug Coyle, Monica Taljaard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing the use of reproductive health care services among married adolescent girls in Dang District, Nepal: a qualitative study

Binita Maharjan, Poonam Rishal, Joar Svanemyr

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Birth ball for pregnant women in labour research protocol: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial

May Pui Shan Yeung, Katrina Wai Kay Tsang, Benjamin Hon Kei Yip, Wing Hung Tam, Wan Yim Ip, Florence Wai Lei Hau, Margaret Kit Wah Wong, Judy Wai Ying Ng, Sau Ha Liu, Sophia Shu Wing Chan, Chi Kin Law, Samuel Yeung Shan Wong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Written narratives from immigrants following a prenatal diagnosis: qualitative exploratory study

Tommy Carlsson, Banaz Balbas, Elisabet Mattsson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient reported outcome measures for use in pregnancy and childbirth: a systematic review

Fiona Dickinson, Mary McCauley, Helen Smith, Nynke van den Broek

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring English speaking Muslim women’s first-time maternity experiences: a qualitative longitudinal interview study

Shaima Mohamed Hassan, Conan Leavey, Jane S. Rooney

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Revisiting the association between maternal and offspring preterm birth using a sibling design

Marcelo L. Urquia, Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, Chelsea A. Ruth, Xiaoqing Liu, Leslie L. Roos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“If we miss this chance, it’s futile later on” – late antenatal booking and its determinants in Bhutan: a mixed-methods study

Thinley Dorji, Mrinalini Das, Rafael Van den Bergh, Myo Minn Oo, Sonam Gyamtsho, Karma Tenzin, Tashi Tshomo, Sonam Ugen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Obstetric and perinatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by diabetes, and control pregnancies, in Kronoberg, Sweden

Anna Stogianni, Lena Lendahls, Mona Landin-Olsson, Maria Thunander

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of the lower uterine segment in pregnant women with and without previous cesarean section in 3 T MRI

Janine Hoffmann, Marc Exner, Kristina Bremicker, Matthias Grothoff, Patrick Stumpp, Holger Stepan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with recruitment, surveillance participation, and retention in an observational study of pregnant women and influenza

Mark G. Thompson, De-Kun Li, Allison L. Naleway, Jeannette R. Ferber, Michelle L. Henninger, Pat Shifflett, Leslie Z. Sokolow, Roxana Odouli, Tia L. Kauffman, Rebecca V. Fink, Joanna Bulkley, Janet D. Cragan, Sam Bozeman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An ecological study of geographic variation and factors associated with cesarean section rates in South Korea

Agnus M. Kim, Jong Heon Park, Sungchan Kang, Tae Ho Yoon, Yoon Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Potential biological therapies for severe preeclampsia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sophia Grimes, Kira Bombay, Andrea Lanes, Mark Walker, Daniel J. Corsi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with the timing of the first prenatal ultrasound in Canada

Peri Abdullah, Christine Kurtz Landy, Hugh McCague, Alison Macpherson, Hala Tamim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perceptions and experiences of skilled birth attendants on using a newly developed strap-on electronic fetal heart rate monitor in Tanzania

Sara Rivenes Lafontan, Hussein L. Kidanto, Hege L. Ersdal, Columba K. Mbekenga, Johanne Sundby

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis and associated risk factors in pregnant women receiving antenatal care at the Kumba Health District (KHD), Cameroon

Yiewou Marguerithe Kamga, John Palle Ngunde, Jane-Francis K. T. Akoachere

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women’s experiences of maternity care in England: preliminary development of a standard measure

Maggie Redshaw, Colin R. Martin, Emily Savage-McGlynn, Sian Harrison

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nurses and midwives’ experiences of using non-pharmacological interventions for labour pain management: a qualitative study in Ghana

Edward Appiah Boateng, Linda Osaebea Kumi, Abigail Kusi-Amponsah Diji

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

B cell activation factor (BAFF) induces inflammation in the human fallopian tube leading to tubal pregnancy

Jianying Xu, Xingguang Luo, Shihao Qu, Guiyan Yang, Nianchun Shen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Engagement with perinatal mental health services: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey

Alice Ayres, Renee Chen, Tracey Mackle, Emma Ballard, Sue Patterson, George Bruxner, Alka Kothari

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Birth preparedness, readiness planning and associated factors among mothers in Farta district, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Miteku Andualem Limenih, Habitamu Gebrehana Belay, Habitamu Abie Tassew

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between total water intake and dietary intake of pregnant and breastfeeding women in China: a cross-sectional survey

Yalin Zhou, Xiaoyu Zhu, Yong Qin, Yong Li, Minjia Zhang, Wei Liu, Hanming Huang, Yajun Xu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal dietary diversity and micronutrient adequacy during pregnancy and related factors in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

Tebikew Yeneabat, Haweni Adugna, Tarekegn Asmamaw, Muluken Wubetu, Melaku Admas, Getachew Hailu, Asres Bedaso, Tadele Amare

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of low birth weight in neonates born in three hospitals in Brong Ahafo region, Ghana, 2016- an unmatched case-control study

Zakariah Adam, Donne Kofi Ameme, Priscillia Nortey, Edwin Andrew Afari, Ernest Kenu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gestational weight gain, physical activity, sleep problems, substance use, and food intake as proximal risk factors of stress and depressive symptoms during pregnancy

Janina Eichler, Ricarda Schmidt, Andreas Hiemisch, Wieland Kiess, Anja Hilbert

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Success of trial of labor in women with a history of previous cesarean section for failed labor induction or labor dystocia: a retrospective cohort study

Katariina Place, Heidi Kruit, Aydin Tekay, Seppo Heinonen, Leena Rahkonen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High prevalence of Group B Streptococcus colonization among pregnant women in Amman, Jordan

Kate Clouse, Asem Shehabi, Abel Mani Suleimat, Samir Faouri, Najwa Khuri-Bulos, Abeer Al Jammal, James Chappell, Kimberly B. Fortner, Anna B. Chamby, Tara M. Randis, Adam J. Ratner, David M. Aronoff, Natasha Halasa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal and newborn health services utilization in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Lelisa Sena Dadi, Melkamu Berhane, Yusuf Ahmed, Esayas Kebede Gudina, Tasew Berhanu, Kyung Hwan Kim, Masrie Getnet, Muluemabet Abera

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in systemic lupus erythematosus pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yuanyuan Dong, Ziwei Dai, Zhihui Wang, Hong Wang, Feifei Yuan, Ying Zhu, Dongqing Ye, Bin Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Husbands involvement in birth preparedness and complication readiness in Axum town, Tigray region, Ethiopia, 2017

Zeray Baraki, Fthi Wendem, Hadgu Gerensea, Hafte Teklay

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Management of late-term pregnancy in midwifery- and obstetrician-led care

Joep C. Kortekaas, Aafke Bruinsma, Judit K. J. Keulen, Frank P.H.A. Vandenbussche, Jeroen van Dillen, Esteriek de Miranda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of traumatic birth experience among a group of Iranian primipara women: a cross sectional study

Solmaz Ghanbari-Homayi, Zahra Fardiazar, Shahla Meedya, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi, Eesa Mohammadi, Mojgan Mirghafourvand

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency status and its related risk factors during early pregnancy: a cross-sectional study of pregnant Minangkabau women, Indonesia

Arif Sabta Aji, E. Erwinda, Y. Yusrawati, Safarina G. Malik, Nur Indrawaty Lipoeto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How can engagement of adolescents in antenatal care be enhanced? Learning from the perspectives of young mothers in Ghana and Tanzania

Kristy Hackett, Lindsey Lenters, Ashley Vandermorris, Curtis LaFleur, Sam Newton, Sidney Ndeki, Stanley Zlotkin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of disrespect and abuse during facility based child birth and associated factors, Jimma University Medical Center, Southwest Ethiopia

Ahmed Siraj, Woubishet Teka, Habtemu Hebo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Elevated diastolic blood pressure until mid-gestation is associated with preeclampsia and small-for-gestational-age birth: a population-based register study

J. Gunnarsdottir, T. Akhter, U. Högberg, S. Cnattingius, A. K. Wikström

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy-associated stroke –a systematic review of subsequent pregnancies and maternal health

Liisa Karjalainen, Minna Tikkanen, Kirsi Rantanen, Hannele Laivuori, Mika Gissler, Petra Ijäs

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Downregulation of α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in peripheral blood monocytes is associated with enhanced inflammation in preeclampsia

Hongmei Xu, Qingyang Shi, Yanxiang Mo, Linlin Wu, Jishuang Gu, Ying Xu

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study Design, Protocol and Profile of the Maternal And Developmental Risks from Environmental and Social Stressors (MADRES) Pregnancy Cohort: a Prospective Cohort Study in Predominantly Low-Income Hispanic Women in Urban Los Angeles

Theresa M. Bastain, Thomas Chavez, Rima Habre, Mariam S. Girguis, Brendan Grubbs, Claudia Toledo-Corral, Milena Amadeus, Shohreh F. Farzan, Laila Al-Marayati, Deborah Lerner, David Noya, Alyssa Quimby, Sara Twogood, Melissa Wilson, Leda Chatzi, Michael Cousineau, Kiros Berhane, Sandrah P. Eckel, Fred Lurmann, Jill Johnston, Genevieve F. Dunton, Frank Gilliland, Carrie Breton

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of basic emergency obstetric and newborn care (BEmONC) services from patients’ perspective in Adigrat town, Eastern zone of Tigray, Ethiopia. 2017: a cross sectional study

Betell Berhane, Haftom Gebrehiwot, Solomon Weldemariam, Berhane Fisseha, Samson Kahsay, Alem Gebremariam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

‘If nurses were in our shoes would they breastfeed their own babies?’ A qualitative inquiry on challenges faced by breastfeeding mothers on the PMTCT programme in a rural community in Zimbabwe

Zibusiso Nyati-Jokomo, Inam Chitsike, Elizabeth Mbizvo, James January

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Male subfertility and the risk of major birth defects in children born after in vitro fertilization and intracytoplasmic sperm injection: a retrospective cohort study

Seung Chik Jwa, Junna Jwa, Akira Kuwahara, Minoru Irahara, Osamu Ishihara, Hidekazu Saito

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Conditional cash transfers to improve use of health facilities by mothers and newborns in conflict affected countries, a prospective population based intervention study from Afghanistan

Karen M. Edmond, Abo Ishmael Foshanji, Malalai Naziri, Ariel Higgins-Steele, Jane Machlin Burke, Natalie Strobel, Farhad Farewar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ethnic differences in the risk of caesarean section: a Danish population-based register study 2004–2015

Trine Damsted Rasmussen, Sarah Fredsted Villadsen, Per Kragh Andersen, Tine Dalsgaard Clausen, Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A qualitative study on rural women’s experiences relating to the utilisation of birth care provided by skilled birth attendants in the rural areas of Bongo District in the Upper East Region of Ghana

Peter Adatara, Johanita Strumpher, Esmeralda Ricks

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sexual violence as a predictor of unintended pregnancy among married young women: evidence from the 2016 Nepal demographic and health survey

Kiran Acharya, Yuba Raj Paudel, Pramita Silwal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hyperemesis Gravidarum in the context of migration: when the absence of cultural meaning gives rise to “blaming the victim”

Danielle Groleau, Jessica Benady-Chorney, Alexandra Panaitoiu, Vania Jimenez

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identifying and prioritising midwifery care process metrics and indicators: a Delphi survey and stakeholder consensus process

Declan Devane, Nora Barrett, Anne Gallen, Mary Frances O’Reilly, Margaret Nadin, Gillian Conway, Linda Biesty, Valerie Smith

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and profile of adverse drug reactions in high-risk pregnancy: a cohort study

Kathlen Dayanne Lopes da Silva, Flávia Evelyn Medeiros Fernandes, Thiago de Lima Pessoa, Sara Iasmin Vieira Cunha Lima, Antônio Gouveia Oliveira, Rand Randall Martins

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Current guidelines on the management of gestational diabetes mellitus: a content analysis and appraisal

Mengxing Zhang, Yingfeng Zhou, Jie Zhong, Kairong Wang, Yan Ding, Li Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of maternal antepartum depressive and anxiety symptoms on birth outcomes and mode of delivery: a prospective cohort study in east and west coasts of Malaysia

Hashima E. Nasreen, Hafizah Binti Pasi, Sakinah Md Rifin, Mohd Aznan Md Aris, Jamalludin Ab Rahman, Razman Mohd Rus, Maigun Edhborg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perinatal depressive symptoms among low-income South African women at risk of depression: trajectories and predictors

Emily C. Garman, Marguerite Schneider, Crick Lund

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants and underlying causes of frequent attendance in midwife-led care: an exploratory cross-sectional study

Janneke T. Gitsels – van der Wal, Lisanne A. Gitsels, Angelo Hooker, Britte van Weert, Linda Martin, Esther I. Feijen – de Jong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Inappropriate use of ritodrine hydrochloride for threatened preterm birth in Japan: a retrospective cohort study using a national inpatient database

Daisuke Shigemi, Shotaro Aso, Hideo Yasunaga

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serological screening of immunoglobulin M and immunoglobulin G during pregnancy for predicting congenital cytomegalovirus infection

Yuka Torii, Shigeru Yoshida, Yoichiro Yanase, Takashi Mitsui, Kazuhiro Horiba, Toshihiko Okumura, Suguru Takeuchi, Takako Suzuki, Jun-ichi Kawada, Tomomi Kotani, Mamoru Yamashita, Yoshinori Ito

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternity service organisational interventions that aim to reduce caesarean section: a systematic review and meta-analyses

Anna Chapman, Cate Nagle, Debra Bick, Rebecca Lindberg, Bridie Kent, Justin Calache, Alison M. Hutchinson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Timing of cesarean and its impact on labor duration and genital tract trauma at the first subsequent vaginal birth: a retrospective cohort study

Zdenek Rusavy, Erika Francova, Lenka Paymova, Khaled M. Ismail, Vladimir Kalis

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and maternal and neonatal outcomes in Haiti: the importance of surveillance and data collection

Matthew Bridwell, Endang Handzel, Michelle Hynes, Reginald Jean-Louis, David Fitter, Carol Hogue, Reynold Grand-Pierre, Hedwige Pierre, Bradley Pearce

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Optimizing ultraviolet B radiation exposure to prevent vitamin D deficiency among pregnant women in the tropical zone: report from cohort study on vitamin D status and its impact during pregnancy in Indonesia

Raden Tina Dewi Judistiani, Sefita Aryuti Nirmala, Meilia Rahmawati, Reni Ghrahani, Yessika Adelwin Natalia, Adhi Kristianto Sugianli, Agnes Rengga Indrati, Oki Suwarsa, Budi Setiabudiawan

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Breastfeeding a small for gestational age infant, complicated by maternal gestational diabetes: a case report

Alexandra D. George, Melvin C. L. Gay, Mary E. Wlodek, Donna T. Geddes

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of teenage pregnancy among girls aged 13–19 years in Uganda: a community based case-control study

Anthony Mark Ochen, Primus Che Chi, Stephen Lawoko

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Systematic review of the association between dietary patterns and perinatal anxiety and depression

David Franciole Oliveira Silva, Ricardo Ney Cobucci, Ana Katherine Gonçalves, Severina Carla Vieira Cunha Lima

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of perineal disinfection on infant’s oral microflora after transvaginal examination during delivery

Hongping Li, Shaoyun Chen, Lijuan Wu, Huilin Wang, Kelin Xiao, Yanling Gao, Yao Li, Huiqin Li, Bin Xiao, Yuanfang Zhu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Distribution of maternity waiting homes and their correlation with perinatal mortality and direct obstetric complication rates in Ethiopia

Gizachew Tadele Tiruneh, Yayeh Negash Getu, Mahbub Ali Abdukie, Geremew Gonfa Eba, Emily Keyes, Patricia E. Bailey

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Culpability, blame, and stigma after pregnancy loss in Qatar

Nadia Omar, Stella Major, Mona Mohsen, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El Taher, Susie Kilshaw

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Deceleration of fetal growth rate as alternative predictor for childhood outcomes: a birth cohort study

Zoe A. Broere-Brown, Sarah Schalekamp-Timmermans, Vincent W. V. Jaddoe, Eric A. P. Steegers

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Differential rates of cesarean delivery by maternal geographical origin: a cohort study in France

Morgane Linard, Catherine Deneux-Tharaux, Dominique Luton, Thomas Schmitz, Laurent Mandelbrot, Candice Estellat, Priscille Sauvegrain, Elie Azria, for the PreCARE study group, the BiP study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal plasma vitamin D levels and associated determinants in late pregnancy in Harare, Zimbabwe: a cross-sectional study

Raylton P. Chikwati, Cuthbert Musarurwa, Kerina Duri, Kudakwashe Mhandire, Tracy Snyman, Jaya A. George

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fetal macrosomia and its associated factors among singleton live-births in private clinics in Mekelle city, Tigray, Ethiopia

Freweini Gebrearegay Tela, Afework Mulugeta Bezabih, Amaha Kahsay Adhanu, Kidanemariam Berhe Tekola

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with low birthweight among newborns delivered at public health facilities of Nekemte town, West Ethiopia: a case control study

Shimelis Girma, Teshale Fikadu, Eskeziyaw Agdew, Desta Haftu, Genet Gedamu, Zeritu Dewana, Bereket Getachew

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Re-examination of perinatal mental health policy frameworks for women signalling distress on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) completed during their antenatal booking-in consultation: a call for population health intervention

Sarah Khanlari, Bryanne Barnett AM, Felix Akpojene Ogbo, John Eastwood

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Grand multiparity as a predictor of adverse pregnancy outcome among women who delivered at a tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania

Zainab Muniro, Clifford Silver Tarimo, Michael J. Mahande, Eusebious Maro, Bariki Mchome

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diabetes distress is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes in women with gestational diabetes: a prospective cohort study

Charlotte B. Schmidt, Ilse Voorhorst, Vital H. W. van de Gaar, Anne Keukens, Bert Jan Potter van Loon, Frank J. Snoek, Adriaan Honig

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High risk pregnancy associated perinatal morbidity and mortality: a second birth population-based survey in Huai’an in 2015

Xiaoqin Zhu, Huiyuan Niu, Hui Wang, Xiaoqiong Li, Tingting Qi, Weijie Ding, Liangrong Han, Muling Zhang, Honghua Guan, Shouzhong Li, Chunhong Tang, Yaodong Yin, Xihui Cao, Hong Liu, Cui Gao, Hongni Yue, Bo Sun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do women with prior obstetrical anal sphincter injury regret having a subsequent vaginal delivery?

Madeline Edwards, Emily K. Kobernik, Shriya Suresh, Carolyn W. Swenson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evidence of overuse? Patterns of obstetric interventions during labour and birth among Australian mothers

Haylee Fox, Emily Callander, Daniel Lindsay, Stephanie Topp

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Caregiving can be costly: A qualitative study of barriers and facilitators to conducting kangaroo mother care in a US tertiary hospital neonatal intensive care unit

Todd P. Lewis, Kathryn G. Andrews, Elyse Shenberger, Theresa S. Betancourt, Günther Fink, Sunita Pereira, Margaret McConnell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternity waiting homes as part of a comprehensive approach to maternal and newborn care: a cross-sectional survey

Jody R. Lori, Joseph Perosky, Michelle L. Munro-Kramer, Phil Veliz, Gertrude Musonda, Jameson Kaunda, Carol J. Boyd, Rachael Bonawitz, Godfrey Biemba, Thandiwe Ngoma, Nancy Scott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nutritional service needs of pregnant and lactating adolescent girls in Trans-Mara East Sub-County, Narok County: focus on access and utilization of nutritional advice and services

David Omondi Okeyo, Sussy Gumo, Elly O. Munde, Charles O. Opiyo, Zablon O. Omungo, Maureen Olyaro, Rachel K. Ndirangu, Nanlop Ogbureke, Sophie Efange, Collins Ouma

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A systematic review on the utility of non-invasive electrophysiological assessment in evaluating for intra uterine growth restriction

Vinayak Smith, Amrish Nair, Ritesh Warty, Joel Arun Sursas, Fabricio da Silva Costa, Euan Morrison Wallace

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Humanizing birth in Tanzania: a qualitative study on the (mis) treatment of women during childbirth from the perspective of mothers and fathers

Lilian T. Mselle, Thecla W. Kohi, Justine Dol

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Thyroid blood flow in inferior thyroid artery as predictor for increase in levothyroxine dosage during pregnancy in women with Hashimoto's thyroiditis - a retrospective study

Masafumi Kurajoh, Akiyo Yamasaki, Toshiki Nagasaki, Yuki Nagata, Shinsuke Yamada, Yasuo Imanishi, Masanori Emoto, Kanae Takahashi, Kouji Yamamoto, Ayumi Shintani, Masaaki Inaba

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Grand multiparity in rural Cameroon: prevalence and adverse maternal and fetal delivery outcomes

Atem Bethel Ajong, Valirie Ndip Agbor, Larissa Pone Simo, Jean Jacques Noubiap, Tsi Njim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intra-abdominal infection (IAI) following cesarean section: a retrospective study in a tertiary referral hospital in Egypt

Ahmed R. Abdelraheim, Khaled Gomaa, Emad M. Ibrahim, Mo’men M. Mohammed, Eissa M. Khalifa, Ayman M. Youssef, Ahmed K. Abdelhakeem, Heba Hassan, Ahmed Abd Alghany, Saad El Gelany

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors for pregnancy related complications among urban slum and non-slum women in Bangladesh

Mirajul Islam, Nasrin Sultana

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adverse birth outcomes among mothers who received intermittent preventive treatment with Sulphadoxine-Pyrimethamine in the low malaria transmission region

Wigilya P. Mikomangwa, Minzi OMS, Eleni Aklillu, Appolinary A. R. Kamuhabwa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are associated with an inflammatory state: evidence from hematological findings and cytokine levels

Yohana Silas Mtali, Magdalena Amani Lyimo, Lucio Luzzatto, Siriel Nanzia Massawe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Inter-institutional variations in oxytocin augmentation during labour in German university hospitals: a national survey

Sonja Helbig, Antje Petersen, Erika Sitter, Deirdre Daly, Mechthild M. Gross

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Are overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of cesarean delivery in Mexico? A cross-sectional study from the National Survey of Health and Nutrition

Alexander Brenes-Monge, Biani Saavedra-Avendaño, Jacqueline Alcalde-Rabanal, Blair G. Darney

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antibiotic prophylaxis in ragged placental membranes: a prospective, multicentre, randomized trial

Hian Yan Voon, Jun Yan Pow, Lee Na Tan, Haris Njoo Suharjono, Wan Sim Teo

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the effectiveness of foetal fibronectin as a predictor of preterm birth in symptomatic preterm labour women

Soo Yeun Jun, Ji Young Lee, Hyun-Mi Kim, Mi Ju Kim, Hyun-Hwa Cha, Won Joon Seong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the German version of the pregnancy-related anxiety questionnaire-revised 2 (PRAQ-R2) in the third trimester of pregnancy

S. Mudra, A. Göbel, D. Barthel, K. Hecher, M. Schulte-Markwort, J. Goletzke, P. Arck, A. Diemert

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A qualitative analysis of factors that influence Vietnamese ethnic minority women to seek maternal health care

Shannon McKinn, Duong Thuy Linh, Kirsty Foster, Kirsten McCaffery

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring body image during pregnancy: psychometric properties and validity of a German translation of the Body Image in Pregnancy Scale (BIPS-G)

Michaela Nagl, Lene Jepsen, Katja Linde, Anette Kersting

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women’s perspectives on caesarean section recovery, infection and the PREPS trial: a qualitative pilot study

Annalise Weckesser, Nicola Farmer, Rinita Dam, Amie Wilson, Victoria Hodgetts Morton, R. Katie Morris

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between ambient particulate matter concentration and fetal growth restriction stratified by maternal employment

Seung-Ah Choe, Jiyeong Jang, Min Jung Kim, Yoon-Bae Jun, Sun-Young Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and severity of low back- and pelvic girdle pain in pregnant Nepalese women

Ranjeeta Shijagurumayum Acharya, Anne Therese Tveter, Margreth Grotle, Malin Eberhard-Gran, Britt Stuge

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Obstetric determinants of preterm delivery in a regional hospital, Accra, Ghana 2016

Ernest Konadu Aseidu, Delia Akosua Bandoh, Donne Kofi Ameme, Priscilla Nortey, Patricia Akweongo, Samuel Oko Sackey, Edwin Afari, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Ernest Kenu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Change in prevalence of gestational diabetes and obstetric complications when applying IADPSG screening criteria in a Belgian French speaking University Hospital. A retrospective cohort study

Elena Costa, Christine Kirckpartick, Colette Gerday, Aricia De Kempeneer, Sara Derisbourg, An Vercoutere, Sophie Haumont, Axelle Pintiaux, Caroline Daelemans

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Uptake of maternal care and childhood immunization among ethnic minority and Han populations in Sichuan province: a study based on the 2003, 2008 and 2013 health service surveys

Juying Zhang, Yuchan Mou, Jiaqiang Liao, Huaying Xiong, Zhanqi Duan, Yuan Huang, Carine Ronsmans

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is there an impact of feet position on squatting birth position? An innovative biomechanical pilot study

David Desseauve, Laetitia Fradet, Patrick Lacouture, Fabrice Pierre

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A simple model to predict risk of gestational diabetes mellitus from 8 to 20 weeks of gestation in Chinese women

Tao Zheng, Weiping Ye, Xipeng Wang, Xiaoyong Li, Jun Zhang, Julian Little, Lixia Zhou, Lin Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Embedding supportive parenting resources into maternity and early years care pathways: a mixed methods evaluation

Nicola Crossland, Gill Thomson, Victoria Hall Moran

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A scalable cognitive behavioural program to promote healthy sleep during pregnancy and postpartum periods: protocol of a randomised controlled trial (the SEED project)

Bei Bei, Donna M. Pinnington, Lin Shen, Michelle Blumfield, Sean P. A. Drummond, Louise K. Newman, Rachel Manber

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improvement of Quality of Antenatal Care (ANC) Service Provision at the Public Health Facilities in Lao PDR: Perspective and Experiences of Supply and Demand Sides

Sysavanh Phommachanh, Dirk R. Essink, Maaike Jansen, Jacqueline E. W. Broerse, Pamela Wright, Mayfong Mayxay

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The PRogram In Support of Moms (PRISM): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of two active interventions addressing perinatal depression in obstetric settings

Tiffany A. Moore Simas, Linda Brenckle, Padma Sankaran, Grace A. Masters, Sharina Person, Linda Weinreb, Jean Y. Ko, Cheryl L. Robbins, Jeroan Allison, Nancy Byatt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Misoprostol as an adjunct to oxytocin can reduce postpartum-haemorrhage: a propensity score–matched retrospective chart review in Bamenda-Cameroon, 2015–2016

Frederick Morfaw, Mercy Fundoh, Christopher Pisoh, Bi Ayaba, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Laura N. Anderson, Lehana Thabane

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Polyhydramnios among women in a cluster-randomized trial of ultrasound during prenatal care within five low and low-middle income countries: a secondary analysis of the first look study

Melissa Bauserman, Robert Nathan, Adrien Lokangaka, Elizabeth M. McClure, Janet Moore, Daniel Ishoso, Antoinette Tshefu, Lester Figueroa, Ana Garces, Margo S. Harrison, Dennis Wallace, Sarah Saleem, Waseem Mirza, Nancy Krebs, Michael Hambidge, Waldemar Carlo, Elwyn Chomba, Menachem Miodovnik, Marion Koso-Thomas, Edward A. Liechty, Fabian Esamai, Jonathan Swanson, David Swanson, Robert L. Goldenberg, Carl Bose

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: a case report

Enesia Ziki, Shingi Bopoto, M. G. Madziyire, D. Madziwa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Narratives on why pregnant women delay seeking maternal health care during delivery and obstetric complications in rural Ghana

Joshua Sumankuuro, Memuna Yankasa Mahama, Judith Crockett, Shaoyu Wang, Jeanine Young

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal age and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: a retrospective cohort study

Ambrogio P. Londero, Emma Rossetti, Carla Pittini, Angelo Cagnacci, Lorenza Driul

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of gestational weight gain on perinatal outcomes among Chinese twin gestations based on Institute of Medicine guidelines

Dongxin Lin, Dazhi Fan, Shuzhen Wu, Gengdong Chen, Pengsheng Li, Huiting Ma, Shaoxin Ye, Jiaming Rao, Huishan Zhang, Meng Zeng, Yan Liu, Xiaoling Guo, Zhengping Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Seasonality, temperature and pregnancy oral glucose tolerance test results in Australia

Eddie X. Shen, Robert G. Moses, Jeremy J.N. Oats, Julia Lowe, H. David McIntyre

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Consensus on priorities in maternal education: results of Delphi and nominal group technique approaches

Carmen Paz-Pascual, Isabel Artieta-Pinedo, Gonzalo Grandes, ema.Q Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Induction of labor and postpartum blood loss

Romana Brun, Emilian Spoerri, Leonhard Schäffer, Roland Zimmermann, Christian Haslinger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A cross sectional study to assess the sFlt-1:PlGF ratio in pregnant women with and without preeclampsia

Vivek Pant, Binod Kumar Yadav, Jyoti Sharma

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal vegetable intake during and after pregnancy

Alison Tovar, Jill L. Kaar, Karen McCurdy, Alison E. Field, Dana Dabelea, Maya Vadiveloo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Temporal and regional variations in use, equity and quality of antenatal care in Egypt: a repeat cross-sectional analysis using Demographic and Health Surveys

Miguel Pugliese-Garcia, Emma Radovich, Nevine Hassanein, Oona M. R. Campbell, Karima Khalil, Lenka Benova

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Preoperative moderate thrombocytopenia is not associated with increased blood loss for low-risk cesarean section: a retrospective cohort study

Xiaohan Xu, Yuelun Zhang, Xuerong Yu, Yuguang Huang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Postpartum depression among women with pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Tanzania; a call for integrative intervention

Barke Mbarak, Charles Kilewo, Saidi Kuganda, Bruno F. Sunguya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal near miss determinants at a maternity hospital for high-risk pregnancy in northeastern Brazil: a prospective study

Telmo Henrique Barbosa de Lima, Melania Maria Amorim, Samir Buainain Kassar, Leila Katz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Weight retention at six weeks postpartum and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in a second pregnancy

Jing Liu, Guang Song, Tao Meng, Ge Zhao, Songning Guo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An investigation of dispositional mindfulness and mood during pregnancy

Adele Krusche, Catherine Crane, Maret Dymond

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical application of a contingent screening strategy for trisomies with cell-free DNA: a pilot study

María Ángeles Sánchez-Durán, Andrea Bernabeu García, Inés Calero, Jordi Ramis Fossas, Tamara Illescas, María Teresa Avilés, Nerea Maiz, Elena Carreras

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Management of hepatitis B infected pregnant women: a cross-sectional study of obstetricians

Stephanie D. Chao, Chrissy M. Cheung, Ellen T. Chang, Allison Pei, Samuel K. S. So

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A regional audit system for stillbirth: a way to better understand the phenomenon

Gaia Po’, Francesca Monari, Filippo Zanni, Giovanni Grandi, Camilla Lupi, Fabio Facchinetti, for the Stillbirth Emilia-Romagna Audit Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Why rural women do not use primary health centres for pregnancy care: evidence from a qualitative study in Nigeria

Lorretta Favour C. Ntoimo, Friday E. Okonofua, Brian Igboin, Chioma Ekwo, Wilson Imongan, Sanni Yaya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of postpartum mother-infant bonding with maternal childhood maltreatment and postpartum mental health: a cross-sectional study

Franziska Lehnig, Michaela Nagl, Holger Stepan, Birgit Wagner, Anette Kersting

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Improving birth outcomes for women who are substance using or have mental illness: a Canadian cohort study comparing antenatal midwifery and physician models of care for women of low socioeconomic position

Daphne N. McRae, Nazeem Muhajarine, Patricia A. Janssen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing women’s decision-making regarding complementary medicine product use in pregnancy and lactation

Larisa Ariadne Justine Barnes, Lesley Barclay, Kirsten McCaffery, Parisa Aslani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of vigorous intensity exercise in the third trimester of pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Kassia S. Beetham, Courtney Giles, Michael Noetel, Vicki Clifton, Jacqueline C. Jones, Geraldine Naughton

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

International prospective observational cohort study of Zika in infants and pregnancy (ZIP study): study protocol

Jill F. Lebov, Juan F. Arias, Angel Balmaseda, William Britt, José F. Cordero, Luiz Augusto Galvão, Ana Lucía Garces, K. Michael Hambidge, Eva Harris, Albert Ko, Nancy Krebs, Ernesto T. A. Marques, Alexander M. Martinez, Elizabeth McClure, Democrito B. Miranda-Filho, Maria Elisabeth Lopes Moreira, Marisa M. Mussi-Pinhata, Theresa J. Ochoa, Jorge E. Osorio, Deolinda M. F. Scalabrin, Stacey Schultz-Cherry, George R. Seage III, Kristen Stolka, César Augusto Ugarte-Gil, Carmen Milagros Velez Vega, Michael Welton, Ricardo Ximenes, Carmen Zorrilla

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A study protocol for an mHealth, multi-centre randomized control trial to promote use of postpartum contraception amongst rural women in Punjab, Pakistan

Xaher Gul, Waqas Hameed, Sharmeen Hussain, Ishaque Sheikh, Junaid-ur-Rehman Siddiqui

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Male partner antenatal clinic attendance is associated with increased uptake of maternal health services and infant BCG immunization: a national survey in Kenya

Beryne Odeny, Christine J. McGrath, Agnes Langat, Jillian Pintye, Benson Singa, John Kinuthia, Abraham Katana, Lucy Ng’ang’a, Grace John-Stewart

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal plasma levels of oxytocin during physiological childbirth – a systematic review with implications for uterine contractions and central actions of oxytocin

Kerstin Uvnäs-Moberg, Anette Ekström-Bergström, Marie Berg, Sarah Buckley, Zada Pajalic, Eleni Hadjigeorgiou, Alicja Kotłowska, Luise Lengler, Bogumila Kielbratowska, Fatima Leon-Larios, Claudia Meier Magistretti, Soo Downe, Bengt Lindström, Anna Dencker

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is it the decision of women to choose a cesarean section as the mode of birth? A review of literature on the views of stakeholders

Alice Yuen Loke, Louise Davies, Yim-wah Mak

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Are preterm birth and intra-uterine growth restriction more common in Western Australian children of immigrant backgrounds? A population based data linkage study

Ifrah Abdullahi, Kingsley Wong, Emma Glasson, Raewyn Mutch, Nicholas de Klerk, Jenny Downs, Sarah Cherian, Helen Leonard

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acceptability of community-based mentor mothers to support HIV-positive pregnant women on antiretroviral treatment in western Kenya: a qualitative study

Iris Wanga, Anna Helova, Lisa L. Abuogi, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, Wafula Nalwa, Eliud Akama, Thomas A. Odeny, Janet M. Turan, Maricianah Onono

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Urinary tract infections and antibiotic use in pregnancy - qualitative analysis of online forum content

Flavia Ghouri, Amelia Hollywood, Kath Ryan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Are women in Singapore gaining weight appropriately during pregnancy: a prospective cohort study

Song He, John Carson Allen, Nurul Syaza Razali, Nyo Mie Win, Jun Jim Zhang, Mor Jack Ng, George Seow Heong Yeo, Bernard Su Min Chern, Kok Hian Tan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acceptability of a text message-based intervention for obesity prevention in infants from Hawai‘i and Puerto Rico WIC

Cheryl L. K. Gibby, Cristina Palacios, Maribel Campos, Rafael E. Graulau, Jinan Banna

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Rationale and design of two prospective, multicenter, observational studies on reproductive outcome in women with recurrent failures after spontaneous or assisted conception: OTTILIA and FIRST registries

Michela Villani, Domenico Baldini, Pasquale Totaro, Giovanni Larciprete, Mirjana Kovac, Domenico Carone, Serena Maria Passamonti, Eleonora Tamborini Permunian, Tiziana Bartolotti, Andrea Lojacono, Rossella Cacciola, Giuliano Lo Pinto, Eugenio Bucherini, Valerio De Stefano, Corrado Lodigiani, Cristina Lavopa, Yoon Sung Cho, Caterina Pizzicaroli, Donatella Colaizzo, Elvira Grandone

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Men’s roles in care seeking for maternal and newborn health: a qualitative study applying the three delays model to male involvement in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Jesse A. Greenspan, Joy J. Chebet, Rose Mpembeni, Idda Mosha, Maurus Mpunga, Peter J. Winch, Japhet Killewo, Abdullah H. Baqui, Shannon A. McMahon

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Establishment of a risk assessment tool for pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism and its clinical application: protocol for a prospective observational study in Beijing

Yi Chen, Yan Dai, Jing Song, Ling Wei, Ying Ma, Ning Tian, Qian Wang, Qian Zhang, Yue Zhang, Xiao Lan Wang, Jun Zhang, Rong Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Physical activity and dietary intake among Chinese pregnant women: an observational study

Mi Xiang, Jing Zhang, Huigang Liang, Zhiruo Zhang, Masayuki Konishi, Huanhuan Hu, Mio Nishimaki, Hyeon-Ki Kim, Hiroki Tabata, Hisao Shimizu, Takashi Arao, Shizuo Sakamoto

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Magnitude and factors associated with adherence to Iron and folic acid supplementation among pregnant women in Aykel town, Northwest Ethiopia

Habtamu Assefa, Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, Mekonnen Sisay

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Proportion of pregnant women screened for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and its associated factors within antenatal clinics of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Dalau Mukadi Nkamba, John Ditekemena, Gilbert Wembodinga, Pierre Bernard, Antoinette Tshefu, Annie Robert

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing the operational effectiveness of a maternal and child health (MCH) conditional cash transfer pilot programme in Nigeria

Chioma Oduenyi, Victor Ordu, Ugo Okoli

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antenatal care for alcohol consumption during pregnancy: pregnant women’s reported receipt of care and associated characteristics

Emma Doherty, John Wiggers, Luke Wolfenden, Amy E. Anderson, Kristy Crooks, Tracey W. Tsang, Elizabeth J. Elliott, Adrian J. Dunlop, John Attia, Julia Dray, Belinda Tully, Nicole Bennett, Henry Murray, Carol Azzopardi, Melanie Kingsland

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A novel classification for evaluating episiotomy practices: application to the Burgundy perinatal network

Thomas Desplanches, Emilie Szczepanski, Jonathan Cottenet, Denis Semama, Catherine Quantin, Paul Sagot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum magnesium and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein as a predictor for gestational diabetes mellitus in Sudanese pregnant women

Warda Naser, Ishag Adam, Duria A. Rayis, Mohammed A. Ahmed, Hamdan Z. Hamdan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Peri-conceptional or pregnancy exposure of HPV vaccination and the risk of spontaneous abortion: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jing Tan, Yi-quan Xiong, Qiao He, Yan-mei Liu, Wen Wang, Meng Chen, Kang Zou, Xing-hui Liu, Xin Sun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mothers’ satisfaction with care during facility-based childbirth: a cross-sectional survey in southern Mozambique

Sibone Mocumbi, Ulf Högberg, Erik Lampa, Charfudin Sacoor, Anifa Valá, Anna Bergström, Peter von Dadelszen, Khátia Munguambe, Claudia Hanson, Esperança Sevene, the CLIP working group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Early prediction of preeclampsia and small-for-gestational-age via multi-marker model in Chinese pregnancies: a prospective screening study

Jing Zhang, Luhao Han, Wei Li, Qiaobin Chen, Jie Lei, Min Long, Weibin Yang, Wenya Li, Lizhen Zeng, Sifan Zeng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effects of pelvic belt use on pelvic alignment during and after pregnancy: a prospective longitudinal cohort study

Saori Morino, Mika Ishihara, Fumiko Umezaki, Hiroko Hatanaka, Mamoru Yamashita, Rika Kawabe, Tomoki Aoyama

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Shedding light on quality of care: a study protocol for a randomized trial evaluating the impact of the Solar Suitcase in rural health facilities on maternal and newborn care quality in Uganda

Slawa Rokicki, Brian Mwesigwa, Laura Schmucker, Jessica L. Cohen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Villains or victims? An ethnography of Afghan maternity staff and the challenge of high quality respectful care

Rachel Arnold, Edwin van Teijlingen, Kath Ryan, Immy Holloway

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The REVAMP study: research exploring various aspects and mechanisms in preeclampsia: study protocol

Nisha S. Wadhwani, Deepali P. Sundrani, Girija N. Wagh, Savita S. Mehendale, Manish M. Tipnis, Priscilla C. Joshi, Arun S. Kinare, Sanjay K. Lalwani, Narayanan S. Mani, Nomita Chandhiok, Giriraj R. Chandak, Sanjay A. Gupte, Caroline H. D. Fall, Sadhana R. Joshi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of delayed misoprostol dosing interval for induction of labor: a retrospective study

Elizabeth H. Harman Crowell, Alexander M. Crowell, Regan N. Theiler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patterns and determinants of essential neonatal care utilization among underprivileged ethnic groups in Midwest Nepal: a mixed method study

Keshab Sanjel, Sharad Raj Onta, Archana Amatya, Prem Basel

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Multicystic encephalomalacia and gastrointestinal injury following single fetal death in first trimester and subsequent fetofetal transfusion syndrome in a monochorionic triplet pregnancy: a case report

Po Lam So, Ka Wah Li, Tsz Wai Yeung, Wai Kuen Sin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Successful treatment of cesarean scar pregnancy with transvaginal injection of absolute ethanol around the gestation sac via ultrasound

Fangfang Lu, Yuanming Liu, Wenjun Tang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS) disorders: incidence, risk factors and outcomes of different management strategies in a tertiary referral hospital in Minia, Egypt: a prospective study

Saad El Gelany, Mohammed H. Mosbeh, Emad M. Ibrahim, Mo’men Mohammed, Eissa M. Khalifa, Ahmed K. Abdelhakium, Ayman M. Yousef, Heba Hassan, Khaled Goma, Ahmed Abd Alghany, Hashem Fares Mohammed, Ahmed M. Azmy, Wegdan A. Ali, Ahmed R. Abdelraheim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Praying until death: revisiting three delays model to contextualize the socio-cultural factors associated with maternal deaths in a region with high prevalence of eclampsia in India

Md Illias Kanchan Sk, Balram Paswan, Ankit Anand, Nasim Ahamed Mondal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of hyperglycemia in pregnancy and influence of body fat on development of hyperglycemia in pregnancy among pregnant women in urban areas of Arusha region, Tanzania

Safiness Simon Msollo, Haikael David Martin, Akwilina Wendelin Mwanri, Pammla Petrucka

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The conversation matters: a qualitative study exploring the implementation of alcohol screening and brief interventions in antenatal care in Scotland

Lisa Schölin, Niamh Fitzgerald

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Surgical site infection and associated factors among women underwent cesarean delivery in Debretabor General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: hospital based cross sectional study

Mihretu Molla, Kiber Temesgen, Tewodros Seyoum, Mengstu Melkamu

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prospective evaluation of pregnancy outcome in an Italian woman with late-onset combined homocystinuria and methylmalonic aciduria

Elvira Grandone, Pasquale Martinelli, Michela Villani, Gennaro Vecchione, Lucia Fischetti, Angelica Leccese, Rosa Santacroce, Gaetano Corso, Maurizio Margaglione

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiences of pregnant women with a third trimester routine ultrasound – a qualitative study

Myrte Westerneng, Mariëlle Diepeveen, Anke B. Witteveen, Marjan J. Westerman, Henriette E. van der Horst, Anneloes L. van Baar, Ank de Jonge

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

CONDISOX- continued versus discontinued oxytocin stimulation of induced labour in a double-blind randomised controlled trial

Sidsel Boie, Julie Glavind, Niels Uldbjerg, Jannet J. H. Bakker, Joris A. M. van der Post, Philip J. Steer, Pinar Bor

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of male partners involvement in antenatal care visits – in Kyela district, Mbeya

Elizabeth Kabanga, Alfred Chibwae, Namanya Basinda, Domenica Morona

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gestational weight gain outside the Institute of Medicine recommendations and adverse pregnancy outcomes: analysis using individual participant data from randomised trials

Ewelina Rogozińska, Javier Zamora, Nadine Marlin, Ana Pilar Betrán, Arne Astrup, Annick Bogaerts, Jose G. Cecatti, Jodie M. Dodd, Fabio Facchinetti, Nina R. W. Geiker, Lene A. H. Haakstad, Hans Hauner, Dorte M. Jensen, Tarja I. Kinnunen, Ben W. J. Mol, Julie Owens, Suzanne Phelan, Kristina M. Renault, Kjell Å. Salvesen, Alexis Shub, Fernanda G. Surita, Signe N. Stafne, Helena Teede, Mireille N. M. van Poppel, Christina A. Vinter, Khalid S. Khan, Shakila Thangaratinam, for the International Weight Management in Pregnancy (i-WIP) Collaborative Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Treatment resistant depression in women with peripartum depression

M. Soledad Cepeda, David M. Kern, Susan Nicholson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of perinatal outcomes in facilities before and after Global Network’s Helping Babies Breathe Implementation Study in Nagpur, India

Archana Patel, Akash Bang, Kunal Kurhe, Savita Bhargav, Amber Prakash, Spoorthy Arramraj, Patricia L. Hibberd

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Estimated blood loss in pregnant women with cardiac disease compared with low risk women: a restrospective cohort study

Hsu Phern Chong, James Hodson, Tara J. Selman, Lucy E. Hudsmith, Peter J. Thompson, Rachel Katherine Morris, Sara Thorne

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude and practice level of women at the periconceptional period: a cross-sectional study in Shaanxi China

Danyang Li, Liyan Huang, Wenfang Yang, Cuifang Qi, Li Shang, Juan Xin, Lingxia Zeng, Min Zhang, Hui Song, Mei Chun Chung

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Utilisation, equity and determinants of full antenatal care in India: analysis from the National Family Health Survey 4

Gunjan Kumar, Tarun Shankar Choudhary, Akanksha Srivastava, Ravi Prakash Upadhyay, Sunita Taneja, Rajiv Bahl, Jose Martines, Maharaj Kishan Bhan, Nita Bhandari, Sarmila Mazumder

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spontaneous triplet pregnancy and trap sequence, case report

Engin Yıldırım

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge, attitude, and practice among mothers about newborn care in Sindh, Pakistan

Javed Memon, Kourosh Holakouie-Naieni, Reza Majdzadeh, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Gholamreza Garmaroudi, Owais Raza, Shahrzad Nematollahi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adherence to guidelines and suboptimal practice in term breech delivery with perinatal death- a population-based case-control study in Norway

Solveig Bjellmo, Sissel Hjelle, Lone Krebs, Elisabeth Magnussen, Torstein Vik

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What factors influence midwives to provide obstetric high dependency care on the delivery suite or request care be escalated away from the obstetric unit? Findings of a focus group study

Alison James, Simon Cooper, Elizabeth Stenhouse, Ruth Endacott

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“If there are no female nurses to attend to me, I will just go and deliver at home”: a qualitative study in Garissa, Kenya

Coralie N’Gbichi, Abdhalah Kasiira Ziraba, David Wainaina Wambui, Pauline Bakibinga, Isaac Kisiangani, Pauline Njoroge, Rumana Noor, Ngugi Njoroge, Raha Abdi Salah, Elmi Mohamed

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is the place of birth related to the mother’s satisfaction with childbirth? A cross-sectional study in a rural district of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)

Tomomi Takayama, Khampheng Phongluxa, Daisuke Nonaka, Chika Sato, Ernesto R. Gregorio Jr, Nouhak Inthavong, Tiengkham Pongvongsa, Sengchanh Kounnavong, Jun Kobayashi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus and associated factors among women attending antenatal care at Gondar town public health facilities, Northwest Ethiopia

Achenef Asmamaw Muche, Oladapo O. Olayemi, Yigzaw Kebede Gete

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy related risk perception in pregnant women, midwives & doctors: a cross-sectional survey

Suzanne Lee, Des Holden, Rebecca Webb, Susan Ayers

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does Pentaerytrithyltetranitrate reduce fetal growth restriction in pregnancies complicated by uterine mal-perfusion? Study protocol of the PETN-study: a randomized controlled multicenter-trial

T. Groten, T. Lehmann, E. Schleußner, for the PETN Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal complications in twin pregnancies in Finland during 1987–2014: a retrospective study

Annu-Riikka S. Rissanen, Riina M. Jernman, Mika Gissler, Irmeli Nupponen, Mika E. Nuutila

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiences of interactive ultrasound examination among women at risk of preterm birth: a qualitative study

Henrika Pulliainen, Hannakaisa Niela-Vilén, Eeva Ekholm, Sari Ahlqvist-Björkroth

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Barriers to formal health care seeking during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period: a qualitative study in Siaya County in rural Kenya

Caroline A. Ochieng, Aloyce S. Odhiambo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Timing of first antenatal care attendance and associated factors among pregnant women in public health institutions of Axum town, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2017: a mixed design study

Berhanu Gebresilassie, Tilahun Belete, Weyzer Tilahun, Betell Berhane, Senait Gebresilassie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of vulvovaginal candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis in pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in the middle belt of Ghana

Dennis Gyasi Konadu, Alex Owusu-Ofori, Zuwera Yidana, Farrid Boadu, Louisa Fatahiya Iddrisu, Dennis Adu-Gyasi, David Dosoo, Robert Lartey Awuley, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Kwaku Poku Asante

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of aging on obstetric outcomes: defining advanced maternal age in Barcelona

Marta Claramonte Nieto, Eva Meler Barrabes, Sandra Garcia Martínez, Mireia Gutiérrez Prat, Bernat Serra Zantop

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

PREPARE: protocol for a stepped wedge trial to evaluate whether a risk stratification model can reduce preterm deliveries among women with suspected or confirmed preterm pre-eclampsia

Marcos Augusto Bastos Dias, Leandro De Oliveira, Arundhanthi Jeyabalan, Beth Payne, Christopher W. Redman, Laura Magee, Lucilla Poston, Lucy Chappell, Paul Seed, Peter von Dadelszen, James Michael Roberts, PREPARE Research Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adiponectin levels in maternal serum and umbilical cord blood at birth by mode of delivery: relationship to anthropometric measurements and fetal sex

Seyedeh Razieh Fazeli Daryasari, Najmeh Tehranian, Anoshirvan Kazemnejad, Fatemeh Razavinia, Fatemeh Tork Tatari, Fattaneh Pahlavan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A qualitative cross-cultural analysis of NICU care culture and infant feeding in Finland and the U.S.

Sarah Holdren, Cynthia Fair, Liisa Lehtonen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessing the effectiveness of mindfulness-based programs on mental health during pregnancy and early motherhood - a randomized control trial

Wan-Lin Pan, Chiung-Wen Chang, Shin-Ming Chen, Meei-Ling Gau

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mothers’ utilization and associated factors in preconception care in northern Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study

Tsrity Tadese Asresu, Desta Hailu, Berhe Girmay, Mulugeta Woldu Abrha, Haftom Gebrehiwot Weldearegay

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Unexpected drug residuals in human milk in Ankara, capital of Turkey

Ayşe Meltem Ergen, Sıddıka Songül Yalçın

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of gestational diabetes according to commonly used data sources: an observational study

Robyn L. Lawrence, Clare R. Wall, Frank H. Bloomfield

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal perceptions about caesarean section deliveries and their role in reducing perinatal and neonatal mortality in the Upper West Region of Ghana; a cross-sectional study

Barnabas B. Naa Gandau, Benjamin D. Nuertey, Nana Ayegua Hagan Seneadza, Dominic Akaateba, Emmanuel Azusong, Judith Y. Yirifere, Herta B. Kankpeyeng, Edem M. A. Tette

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Oxytocin levels in low-risk primiparas following breast stimulation for spontaneous onset of labor: a quasi-experimental study

Kaori Takahata, Shigeko Horiuchi, Yuriko Tadokoro, Erika Sawano, Kazuyuki Shinohara

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Iranian midwives’ attitudes and beliefs toward physiological childbirth: a cross-sectional study

Narges Sadeghzadeh, Leila Amiri-Farahani, Shima Haghani, Syedeh Batool Hasanpoor-Azghady

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of attending pregnant women’s conference on institutional delivery, Northwest Ethiopia: comparative cross-sectional study

Melash Belachew Asresie, Gizachew Worku Dagnew

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of prenatal care use and HIV testing during pregnancy: a population-based, cross-sectional study of 7080 women of reproductive age in Mozambique

Sanni Yaya, Olanrewaju Oladimeji, Kelechi Elizabeth Oladimeji, Ghose Bishwajit

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antenatal care use and its determinants among migrant women during the first delivery: a nation-wide cross-sectional study in China

Xue Tang, Lulu Ding, Yuejing Feng, Yi Wang, Chengchao Zhou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Management and outcome of pregnancies in women with red cell isoimmunization: a 15-year observational study from a tertiary care university hospital

María Ángeles Sánchez-Durán, María Teresa Higueras, Cecilia Halajdian-Madrid, Mayte Avilés García, Andrea Bernabeu-García, Nerea Maiz, Nuria Nogués, Elena Carreras

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intimate partner violence identified through routine antenatal screening and maternal and perinatal health outcomes

Karina Chaves, John Eastwood, Felix A. Ogbo, Alexandra Hendry, Bin Jalaludin, Sarah Khanlari, Andrew Page

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Double- versus single-balloon catheters for labour induction and cervical ripening: a meta-analysis

Xiyao Liu, Yu Wang, Fan Zhang, Xiaoni Zhong, Rong Ou, Xin Luo, Hongbo Qi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The change in haemoglobin concentration between the first and third trimesters of pregnancy: a population study

David Churchill, Manisha Nair, Simon J. Stanworth, Marian Knight

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with successful vaginal birth after a cesarean section: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yanxin Wu, Yachana Kataria, Zilian Wang, Wai-Kit Ming, Christina Ellervik

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of women captured by extending the definition of severe postpartum haemorrhage with ‘refractoriness to treatment’: a cohort study

Dacia D. C. A. Henriquez, Ada Gillissen, Sharissa M. Smith, Roos A. Cramer, Thomas van den Akker, Joost J. Zwart, Jos J. M. van Roosmalen, Kitty W. M. Bloemenkamp, Johanna G. van der Bom, on behalf of the TeMpOH-1 study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High starchy food intake may increase the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: a nested case-control study in the Shaanxi province of Northwestern China

Liyan Huang, Li Shang, Wenfang Yang, Danyang Li, Cuifang Qi, Juan Xin, Shanshan Wang, Liren Yang, Lingxia Zeng, Mei Chun Chung

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Midwives’ perceptions of being ‘with woman’: a phenomenological study

Zoe Bradfield, Yvonne Hauck, Ravani Duggan, Michelle Kelly

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Methodology for sampling women at high maternal risk in administrative data

Jennifer Vanderlaan, Anne Dunlop, Roger Rochat, Bryan Williams, Susan E. Shapiro

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Management of acutely decompensated chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in late pregnancy: a case report

Luca Valko, Gyorgyi Csosza, Akos Merei, Diana Muhl, Reka Faludi, Kristof Karlocai, Andras Lorx, Janos Gal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal health service utilisation of adolescent women in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic scoping review

Tensae Mekonnen, Tinashe Dune, Janette Perz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with depressive, anxiety and stress symptoms among women with gestational diabetes mellitus in tertiary care centres in Malaysia: a cross-sectional study

Kai Wei Lee, Siew Mooi Ching, Fan Kee Hoo, Vasudevan Ramachandran, Seng Choi Chong, Maiza Tusimin, Noraihan Mohd Nordin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experiences regarding nutrition and exercise among women during early postpartum: a qualitative grounded theory study

Beth Murray-Davis, Lindsay Grenier, Stephanie A. Atkinson, Michelle F. Mottola, Olive Wahoush, Lehana Thabane, Feng Xie, Jennifer Vickers-Manzin, Caroline Moore, Eileen K. Hutton

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Disrespect and abuse during facility-based childbirth in southern Mozambique: a cross-sectional study

Anna Galle, Helma Manaharlal, Emidio Cumbane, Joelma Picardo, Sally Griffin, Nafissa Osman, Kristien Roelens, Olivier Degomme

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Measuring physical and mental health during pregnancy and postpartum in an Australian childbearing population - validation of the PROMIS Global Short Form

Valerie Slavin, Jenny Gamble, Debra K. Creedy, Jennifer Fenwick, Julie Pallant

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Awareness and practice of birth preparedness and complication readiness among pregnant women in the Bamenda Health District, Cameroon

Yunga Patience Ijang, Samuel Nambile Nambile Cumber, Claude Ngwayu Nkfusai, Mbinkar Adeline Venyuy, Fala Bede, Pierre Marie Tebeu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A hospital-based birth defects surveillance system in Kampala, Uganda

Daniel Mumpe-Mwanja, Linda Barlow-Mosha, Dhelia Williamson, Diana Valencia, Robert Serunjogi, Ayoub Kakande, Joyce Namale-Matovu, Jolly Nankunda, Doreen Birabwa-Male, Margaret Achom Okwero, Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti, Philippa Musoke

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adverse effects of endometriosis on pregnancy: a case-control study

Mayo Miura, Takafumi Ushida, Kenji Imai, Jingwen Wang, Yoshinori Moriyama, Tomoko Nakano-Kobayashi, Satoko Osuka, Fumitaka Kikkawa, Tomomi Kotani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Potential gains in reproductive-aged life expectancy if maternal mortality were eradicated from the Kintampo districts of Central Ghana

Sulemana Watara Abubakari, Ayaga Agula Bawah, Ernest Obed Nettey, Edward Anane Apraku, Charles Zandoh, Seeba Amenga-Etego, Kwaku Poku Asante, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Delali Margaret Badasu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Examining internal migration effects on short versus long interbirth intervals in Cotonou, Benin Republic

Boladé Hamed Banougnin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy following kidney transplantation - impact on mother and graft function and focus on childrens’ longitudinal development

Friederike Bachmann, Klemens Budde, Marie Gerland, Cornelia Wiechers, Nils Heyne, Silvio Nadalin, Sara Brucker, Cornelia Bachmann

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A double dilemma: treatment of stage IV fetal twin-twin transfusion syndrome in the setting of maternal recurrent venous thromoembolism: a case report

Claire M. McCarthy, Alya al-Madhani, Suzanne Smyth, Nóirín E. Russell, Ruwan Wimalasundera, Keelin O’Donoghue

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of sanitation practices on adverse pregnancy outcomes in India: a conducive finding from recent Indian demographic health survey

Ratna Patel, Ajay Gupta, Shekhar Chauhan, Dhananjay W. Bansod

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Scaling up interventions: findings and lessons learned from an external evaluation of Niger’s National Initiative to reduce postpartum hemorrhage

Meighan Mary, Ayisha Diop, Wendy R. Sheldon, Aichatou Yenikoye, Beverly Winikoff

01.12.2019 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Revisiting: “A pre-post study of a multi-country scale up of resuscitation training of facility birth attendants: does helping babies breathe training save lives?”

Sara Berkelhamer, Nalini Singhal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Thermal imaging applications in neonatal care: a scoping review

Anastasia Topalidou, Nazmin Ali, Slobodan Sekulic, Soo Downe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Non-obstetric surgery during pregnancy – an eleven-year retrospective analysis

J. Vujic, K. Marsoner, A. H. Lipp-Pump, P. Klaritsch, H. J. Mischinger, P. Kornprat

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors and consequences of undiagnosed cesarean scar pregnancy: a cohort study in China

Ri-hua Xie, Xiaoyan Guo, Meng Li, Yan Liao, Laura Gaudet, Mark Walker, Huizhong Lei, Shi Wu Wen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Policymaker, health provider and community perspectives on male involvement during pregnancy in southern Mozambique: a qualitative study

Anna Galle, Helio Cossa, Sally Griffin, Nafissa Osman, Kristien Roelens, Olivier Degomme

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychological and social consequences of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT): a scoping review

Valérie Labonté, Dima Alsaid, Britta Lang, Joerg J. Meerpohl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of interpregnancy weight change on perinatal outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis

Noor E. W. D. Teulings, Katya L. Masconi, Susan E. Ozanne, Catherine E. Aiken, Angela M. Wood

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Adverse childhood experiences and poor birth outcomes in a diverse, low-income sample

Joshua P. Mersky, ChienTi Plummer Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A prospective study of maternal postnatal depressive symptoms with infant-feeding practices in a Chinese birth cohort

Tingting Sha, Xiao Gao, Cheng Chen, Ling Li, Gang Cheng, Xialing Wu, Qianling Tian, Fan Yang, Qiong He, Yan Yan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diabetes care in remote Australia: the antenatal, postpartum and inter-pregnancy period

R. Kirkham, N. Trap-Jensen, J. A. Boyle, F. Barzi, E. L. M. Barr, C. Whitbread, P. Van Dokkum, M. Kirkwood, C. Connors, E. Moore, P. Zimmet, S. Corpus, A. J. Hanley, K. O’Dea, J. Oats, H. D. McIntyre, A. Brown, J. E. Shaw, L. Maple-Brown, On behalf of the NT Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social determinants of health and disparities in prenatal care utilization during the Great Recession period 2005-2010

Erin L. Blakeney, Jerald R. Herting, Betty Bekemeier, Brenda K. Zierler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prenatal maternal stress and birth outcomes in rural Ghana: sex-specific associations

Kenneth Ayuurebobi Ae-Ngibise, Blair J. Wylie, Ellen Boamah-Kaali, Darby W. Jack, Felix Boakye Oppong, Steven N. Chillrud, Stephaney Gyaase, Seyram Kaali, Oscar Agyei, Patrick L. Kinney, Mohammed Mujtaba, Rosalind J. Wright, Kwaku Poku Asante, Alison G. Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Treponema pallidum infection predicts sexually transmitted viral infections (hepatitis B virus, herpes simplex virus-2, and human immunodeficiency virus) among pregnant women from rural areas of Mwanza region, Tanzania

Gilbert Ng’wamkai, Kalista V. Msigwa, Damas Chengula, Frank Mgaya, Clotilda Chuma, Betrand Msemwa, Vitus Silago, Mtebe Majigo, Stephen E. Mshana, Mariam M. Mirambo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Analysis of pregnancy outcome after anastomosis of oviduct and its influencing factors

Yun Feng, Han Zhao, Hongxia Xu, Ying Ai, Lingyun Su, Li Zou, Linna Yang, Dehong Yang, Xuelan Yan, Na Ma, Wei Dong

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The use of 5-azacytidine in pregnant patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): a case report

Abdullah M. Alrajhi, Sarah A. Alhazzani, Nouf M. Alajaji, Fouad H. Alnajjar, Nawal F. Alshehry, Imran K. Tailor

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on assisted reproduction technology (ART) outcomes and underlying biological mechanisms: protocol of a randomized clinical controlled trial. The “supplementation of vitamin D and reproductive outcome” (SUNDRO) study

Alessio Paffoni, Edgardo Somigliana, Veronica Sarais, Stefania Ferrari, Marco Reschini, Sofia Makieva, Enrico Papaleo, Paola Viganò

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between thyroid-stimulating hormone and maternal hemodynamics in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: an observational study

Yu Liu, Bo Gao, Xin Zeng, Jing Yang, Lei Zhang, Ganwei Xu, Ruizhe Jia, Zhengfeng Xu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects and outcomes of septostomy in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome after fetoscopic laser therapy

Wen-Fang Li, An-Shine Chao, Shuenn-Dyh Chang, Po-Jen Cheng, Lan-Yan Yang, Yao-Lung Chang

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Changing diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes in Sweden - a stepped wedge national cluster randomised controlled trial - the CDC4G study protocol

Helena Fadl, Maryam Saeedi, Scott Montgomery, Anders Magnuson, Erik Schwarcz, Kerstin Berntorp, Verena Sengpiel, Elisabeth Storck-Lindholm, Helena Strevens, Anna-Karin Wikström, Sophia Brismar-Wendel, Martina Persson, Stefan Jansson, Fredrik Ahlsson, Carina Ursing, Linda Ryen, Kerstin Petersson, Ulla-Britt Wennerholm, Karin Hildén, David Simmons

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Antenatal care use in Ethiopia: a spatial and multilevel analysis

Teketo Kassaw Tegegne, Catherine Chojenta, Theodros Getachew, Roger Smith, Deborah Loxton

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Lessons about the reliability of congenital syphilis and vertical HIV transmission data learned from case reviews in Uruguay: a cross-sectional study

Susana Cabrera, Mariangela Freitas Silveira, Ana Visconti, Fabian García, Rafael Aguirre, Rodolfo Gomez Ponce de Leon, Jorge Quian, Suzanne J. Serruya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A feasibility study of activity tracking devices in pregnancy

Michelle A. Kominiarek, Lauren C. Balmert, Hallie Tolo, William Grobman, Melissa Simon

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Stratified analysis of the correlation between gestational weight gain and birth weight for gestational age: a retrospective single-center cohort study in Japan

Noriko SATO, Naoyuki MIYASAKA

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of parturition on maternal cardiovascular and neuronal integrity in a high risk cohort – a prospective cohort study

Katrina Suzanne Evers, Evelyn Annegret Huhn, Sotirios Fouzas, Christian Barro, Jens Kuhle, Urs Fisch, Luca Bernasconi, Olav Lapaire, Sven Wellmann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of community-based distribution of misoprostol on facility delivery: a scoping review

Gizachew Tadele Tiruneh, Bereket Yakob, Wubegzier Mekonnen Ayele, Muluneh Yigzaw, Meselech Assegid Roro, Araya Abrha Medhanyi, Etenesh Gebreyohannes Hailu, Yibeltal Tebekaw Bayou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A before and after study of the impact on obstetric and perinatal outcomes following the introduction of an educational package of fetal heart rate monitoring education coupled with umbilical artery lactate sampling in a low resource setting labor ward in South Africa

Emma R. Allanson, Robert C. Pattinson, Elizabeth A. Nathan, Jan E. Dickinson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

mHealth communication to strengthen postnatal care in rural areas: a systematic review

Florence Mbuthia, Marianne Reid, Annali Fichardt

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Psychosocial and obstetric determinants of women signalling distress during Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) screening in Sydney, Australia

Sarah Khanlari, John Eastwood, Bryanne Barnett, Sabrina Naz, Felix Akpojene Ogbo

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incarceration of the gravid uterus: a case report and literature review

Cha Han, Chen Wang, Lulu Han, Guoyan Liu, Huiyang Li, Fuman She, Fengxia Xue, Yingmei Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of surgical evacuation on pregnancy outcomes of subsequent embryo transfer cycle following miscarriage in an initial IVF cycle: a retrospective cohort study

Junan Meng, Mengchen Zhu, Wenjuan Shen, Xiaomin Huang, Haixiang Sun, Jianjun Zhou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Agreement of antenatal care indicators from self-reported questionnaire and the antenatal care card of women in the 2015 Pelotas birth cohort, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Lina Sofia Morón-Duarte, Andrea Ramirez Varela, Diego G. Bassani, Andrea Dâmaso Bertoldi, Marlos R. Domingues, Fernando C. Wehrmeister, Mariangela Freitas Silveira

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Medical and non-medical reasons for cesarean section delivery in Egypt: a hospital-based retrospective study

Shatha Elnakib, Nahla Abdel-Tawab, Doaa Orbay, Nevine Hassanein

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of self-reported mental disorders in pregnancy and associations with adverse neonatal outcomes: a population-based cross-sectional study

David Mongan, Janine Lynch, Donncha Hanna, Ciaran Shannon, Shona Hamilton, Claire Potter, Colin Gorman, Orlagh McCambridge, Rachel Morrow, Ciaran Mulholland

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal BMI and nutritional status in early pregnancy and its impact on neonatal outcomes at birth in Bangladesh

Bishwajit Bhowmik, Tasnima Siddique, Anindita Majumder, Ibrahimu Mdala, Israt A. Hossain, Zahid Hassan, Ishrat Jahan, Nayla Cristina do V. Moreira, Abdul Alim, Abdul Basit, Graham A. Hitman, Abul Kalam A. Khan, Akhtar Hussain

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of a lifestyle intervention in routine care on prenatal physical activity – findings from the cluster-randomised GeliS trial

Julia Hoffmann, Julia Günther, Kristina Geyer, Lynne Stecher, Kathrin Rauh, Julia Kunath, Dorothy Meyer, Christina Sitzberger, Monika Spies, Eva Rosenfeld, Luzia Kick, Renate Oberhoffer, Hans Hauner

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors for late initiation of antenatal care in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A qualitative study

Saidi Mgata, Stephen Oswald Maluka

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Access to midwifery care for people of low socio-economic status: a qualitative descriptive study

Elizabeth K. Darling, Lindsay Grenier, Lisa Nussey, Beth Murray-Davis, Eileen K. Hutton, Meredith Vanstone

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Levels and determinants of maternal mortality in northern and southern Nigeria

Catherine Meh, Amardeep Thind, Bridget Ryan, Amanda Terry

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Provider advice on physical activity and nutrition in twin pregnancies: a cross-sectional electronic survey

Kara M. Whitaker, Meghan Baruth, Rebecca A. Schlaff, Hailee Talbot, Christopher P. Connolly, Jihong Liu, Sara Wilcox

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The childbirth experience: obstetric and psychological predictors in Italian primiparous women

Valentina Fenaroli, Sara Molgora, Serena Dodaro, Alessandro Svelato, Livia Gesi, Giulia Molidoro, Emanuela Saita, Antonio Ragusa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between social and family support and antenatal depression: a hospital-based study in Chengdu, China

Ying Hu, Ying Wang, Shu Wen, Xiujing Guo, Liangzhi Xu, Baohong Chen, Pengfan Chen, Xiaoxia Xu, Yuqiong Wang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fertility preservation with successful pregnancy outcome in a patient with transplanted heart and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a case report

Ana Sofia Pais, Nuno Guerra, Daniela Couto, Ana Paula Sousa, Teresa Almeida-Santos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge and practice of immediate newborn care among midwives and nurses in public health facilities of Afar regional state, Northeast Ethiopia

Hawa Abdu, Measho Gebrselassie, Mohammed Abdu, Kusse Urmale Mare, Woldemichael Tadesse, Misgan Legesse Liben

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: International prospective observational cohort study of Zika in infants and pregnancy (ZIP study): study protocol

Jill F. Lebov, Juan F. Arias, Angel Balmaseda, William Britt, José F. Cordero, Luiz Augusto Galvão, Ana Lucía Garces, K. Michael Hambidge, Eva Harris, Albert Ko, Nancy Krebs, Ernesto T. A. Marques, Alexander M. Martinez, Elizabeth McClure, Democrito B. Miranda-Filho, Maria Elisabeth Lopes Moreira, Marisa M. Mussi-Pinhata, Theresa J. Ochoa, Jorge E. Osorio, Deolinda M. F. Scalabrin, Stacey Schultz-Cherry, George R. Seage III, Kristen Stolka, César Augusto Ugarte-Gil, Carmen Milagros Velez Vega, Michael Welton, Ricardo Ximenes, Carmen Zorrilla

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing adherence to the new intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy policy in Keta District of the Volta region, Ghana

Alren O. Vandy, Nana Yaw Peprah, Joseph Yaw Jerela, Perfect Titiati, Abubakar Manu, Joseph Akamah, Ernest T. Maya, Kwasi Torpey

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Endometrial carcinoma in a gravid uterus: a case report and literature review

Mayu Shiomi, Shinya Matsuzaki, Eiji Kobayashi, Takeya Hara, Satoshi Nakagawa, Tsuyoshi Takiuchi, Kazuya Mimura, Yutaka Ueda, Takuji Tomimatsu, Tadashi Kimura

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pravastatin induces NO synthesis by enhancing microsomal arginine uptake in healthy and preeclamptic placentas

Zita Pánczél, Zoltán Kukor, Dorina Supák, Bence Kovács, András Kecskeméti, Rita Czizel, Magdolna Djurecz, Bálint Alasztics, Krisztián Benedek Csomó, András Hrabák, Sándor Valent

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient-provider communication about pregnancy and HIV among female sex workers living with HIV in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Dana Cernigliaro, Clare Barrington, Yeycy Donastorg, Martha Perez, Deanna Kerrigan

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Value based maternal and newborn care requires alignment of adequate resources with high value activities

Ank De Jonge, Soo Downe, Lesley Page, Declan Devane, Helena Lindgren, Joke Klinkert, Muir Gray, Anant Jani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between maternal social support and stressful life event with ventricular septal defect in offspring: a case-control study

Jiajun Lyu, Kena Zhao, Yuanqing Xia, Anda Zhao, Yong Yin, Haifa Hong, Shenghui Li

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

My Baby’s Movements: a stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial to raise maternal awareness of fetal movements during pregnancy study protocol

V. Flenady, G. Gardener, F. M. Boyle, E. Callander, M. Coory, C. East, D. Ellwood, A. Gordon, K. M. Groom, P. F. Middleton, J. E. Norman, K. A. Warrilow, M. Weller, A. M. Wojcieszek, C. Crowther, on behalf of the IMPACT Clinical Trials Network for Mothers’ and Babies’ Health

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Exploring survivor perceptions of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Nigeria through the health belief model

Pooja Sripad, Karen Kirk, Gloria Adoyi, Amy Dempsey, Salisu Ishaku, Charlotte E. Warren

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between ovarian reserve and preeclampsia: a cohort study

Hadi Erfani, Maryam Rahmati, Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Fereidoun Azizi, Seyed Ali Montazeri, Alireza A. Shamshirsaz, Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associated factors and their individual contributions to caesarean delivery among married women in Bangladesh: analysis of Bangladesh demographic and health survey data

Farhana Hasan, Md. Mesbahul Alam, Md. Golam Hossain

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal obesity classes, preterm and post-term birth: a retrospective analysis of 479,864 births in England

Emma Slack, Kate E. Best, Judith Rankin, Nicola Heslehurst

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Postpartum depression and associated factors among mothers who gave birth in the last twelve months in Ankesha district, Awi zone, North West Ethiopia

Solomon Shitu, Biftu Geda, Merga Dheresa

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Determinants of prenatal care use and HIV testing during pregnancy: a population-based, cross-sectional study of 7080 women of reproductive age in Mozambique

Sanni Yaya, Olanrewaju Oladimeji, Kelechi Elizabeth Oladimeji, Ghose Bishwajit

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Co-producing childbirth knowledge: a qualitative study of birth stories in antenatal sessions

Leah de Quattro

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Digital postpartum hemorrhage management device (DPHMD)

Derartu D. Tekela, Abeba G. Asmare, Birhan M. Gebremariam, Christian A. Assegahegn, Kidist D. Wami, Hundessa D. Nemomssa, Gizeaddis L. Simegn

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Differences in maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes between syphilitic women with and without partner coinfection

Xiao-hui Zhang, Yan-min Chen, Yu Sun, Li-qian Qiu, Dan-qing Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors affecting uptake of ≥ 3 doses of Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine for malaria prevention in pregnancy in selected health facilities, Arusha region, Tanzania

Witness Mkalukwatage Mchwampaka, Donath Tarimo, Frank Chacky, Ahmed Mohamed, Rogath Kishimba, Angela Samwel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Use of Antidiabetic drugs during pregnancy among U.S. women with Livebirth deliveries in the Mini-Sentinel system

Katrina Mott, Marsha E. Reichman, Sengwee Toh, Caren Kieswetter, Katherine Haffenreffer, Susan E. Andrade

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A randomized controlled trial on the use of pessary plus progesterone to prevent preterm birth in women with short cervical length (P5 trial)

Rodolfo C. Pacagnella, Ben W. Mol, Anderson Borovac-Pinheiro, Renato Passini Jr., Marcelo L. Nomura, Kleber Cursino Andrade, Nathalia Ellovitch, Karayna Gil Fernandes, Thaísa Guedes Bortoletto, Cynara Maria Pereira, Maria Julia Miele, Marcelo Santucci França, Jose G. Cecatti, The P5 Working Group

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mifepristone and misoprostol versus misoprostol alone for uterine evacuation after early pregnancy failure: study protocol for a randomized double blinded placebo-controlled comparison (Triple M Trial)

Joyce van den Berg, Charlotte C. Hamel, Marcus P. Snijders, Sjors F. Coppus, Frank P. Vandenbussche

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of sleep quality during pregnancy with stress and depression: a prospective birth cohort study in China

Ming Gao, Jiajin Hu, Liu Yang, Ning Ding, Xiaotong Wei, Lin Li, Lei Liu, Yanan Ma, Deliang Wen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Indicators for mode of delivery in pregnant women with uteruses scarred by prior caesarean section: a retrospective study of 679 pregnant women

Zhifen Hua, Fadwa El Oualja

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy options counselling in Ghana: a case study of women with unintended pregnancies in Kumasi metropolis, Ghana

Evans Kofi Agbeno, Fred Yao Gbagbo, E. S. K. Morhe, Soale Issah Maltima, Kwadwo Sarbeng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors for placenta accreta spectrum: findings from the Japan environment and Children’s study

Hyo Kyozuka, Akiko Yamaguchi, Daisuke Suzuki, Keiya Fujimori, Mitsuaki Hosoya, Seiji Yasumura, Tadahiko Yokoyama, Akiko Sato, Koichi Hashimoto, the Japan Environment and Children’s Study (JECS) Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Preeclampsia, gestational diabetes and later risk of cardiovascular disease: Women’s experiences and motivation for lifestyle changes explored in focus group interviews

Heidi L. Sandsæter, Julie Horn, Janet W. Rich-Edwards, Hege S. Haugdahl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prenatal yoga for young women a mixed methods study of acceptability and benefits

Amanda Styles, Virginia Loftus, Susan Nicolson, Louise Harms

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Burden, risk factors and maternal and offspring outcomes of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Barnabas Kahiira Natamba, Arthur Araali Namara, Moffat Joha Nyirenda

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between gestational weight gain z-score and stillbirth: a case-control study

Cassandra M. Pickens, Carol J. Hogue, Penelope P. Howards, Michael R. Kramer, Martina L. Badell, Donald J. Dudley, Robert M. Silver, Robert L. Goldenberg, Halit Pinar, George R. Saade, Michael W. Varner, Barbara J. Stoll

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of prenatal EPA and DHA on maternal and cord blood insulin sensitivity: a secondary analysis of the mothers, omega 3, and mental health study

Joey A. England, Joses Jain, Bradley D. Holbrook, Ronald Schrader, Clifford Qualls, Ellen Mozurkewich

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prenatal diagnosis of a “living” oropharyngeal fetus in fetu: a case report

Ling Wang, Baiguo Long, Qichang Zhou, Shi Zeng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of life questionnaire for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDMQ-36): development and psychometric properties

S. Mokhlesi, M. Simbar, F. Ramezani Tehrani, N. Kariman, H. Alavi Majd

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The risk of cesarean delivery after labor induction among women with prior pregnancy complications: a subgroup analysis of the AFFIRM study

Leslie Skeith, Grégoire Le Gal, Johanna I. P. de Vries, Saskia Middeldorp, Mariëtte Goddijn, Risto Kaaja, Jean-Christophe Gris, Ida Martinelli, Ekkehard Schleußner, David Petroff, Nicole Langlois, Marc A. Rodger, for the AFFIRM investigators

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Knowledge of preeclampsia and its associated factors among pregnant women: a possible link to reduce related adverse outcomes

Linda A. Fondjo, Vivian E. Boamah, Adelaide Fierti, Dorcas Gyesi, Eddie-Williams Owiredu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Uptake of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy among women in selected communities of Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Christian Obasi Akpa, Joshua Odunayo Akinyemi, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo, Eniola Adetola Bamgboye, Tukur Dahiru, Ayo Stephen Adebowale, IkeOluwapo Oyeneye Ajayi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal and perinatal outcomes of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in Ethiopia: systematic review and meta-analysis

Amanual Getnet Mersha, Tadesse Melaku Abegaz, Mohammed Assen Seid

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Safety of medication use during pregnancy in mainland China: based on a national health insurance database in 2015

Jingyuan Zhang, Carolina Oi Lam Ung, Xiaodong Guan, Luwen Shi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mean arterial blood pressure: potential predictive tool for preeclampsia in a cohort of healthy nulliparous pregnant women

Jussara Mayrink, Renato T. Souza, Francisco E. Feitosa, Edilberto A. Rocha Filho, Débora F. Leite, Janete Vettorazzi, Iracema M. Calderon, Maria L. Costa, Louise Kenny, Philip Baker, Jose G. Cecatti, for the Preterm SAMBA study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mothers’ experiences of quality of care and potential benefits of implementing the WHO safe childbirth checklist: a case study of Aceh Indonesia

Siobhan Doria, Farah Diba, Suryane S. Susanti, Sebastian Vollmer, Ida G. Monfared

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

“They turn to you first for everything”: insights into midwives’ perspectives of providing physical activity advice and guidance to pregnant women

Marlize De Vivo, Hayley Mills

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gestational weight gain and gestational diabetes among Emirati and Arab women in the United Arab Emirates: results from the MISC cohort

Mona Hashim, Hadia Radwan, Hayder Hasan, Reyad Shaker Obaid, Hessa Al Ghazal, Marwa Al Hilali, Rana Rayess, Noor Chehayber, Hamid Jan Jan Mohamed, Farah Naja

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessment of β-human-derived chorionic gonadotrophic hormone (βhCG) and pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) levels as predictive factors of preeclampsia in the first trimester among Iranian women: a cohort study

Maryam Honarjoo, Shahnaz Kohan, Elahe Zarean, Mohammad Javad Tarrahi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validation of the Iranian version of the childbirth experience questionnaire 2.0

Solmaz Ghanbari-Homayi, Anna Dencker, Zahra Fardiazar, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Shahla Meedya, Eesa Mohammadi, Mojgan Mirghafourvand

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of maternal birth positions on duration of second stage of labor: systematic review and meta-analysis

Marta Berta, Helena Lindgren, Kyllike Christensson, Sollomon Mekonnen, Mulat Adefris

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correlation study between increased fetal movement during the third trimester and neonatal outcome

Cuiqin Huang, Wei Han, Yajing Fan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal nutritional adequacy and gestational weight gain and their associations with birth outcomes among Vietnamese women

Nga Thuy Tran, Lam Thi Nguyen, Yatin Berde, Yen Ling Low, Siew Ling Tey, Dieu Thi Thu Huynh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Potentially modifiable predictors of adverse neonatal and maternal outcomes in pregnancies with gestational diabetes mellitus: can they help for future risk stratification and risk-adapted patient care?

Maria-Christina Antoniou, Leah Gilbert, Justine Gross, Jean-Benoît Rossel, Céline J. Fischer Fumeaux, Yvan Vial, Jardena J. Puder

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Understanding cause of stillbirth: a prospective observational multi-country study from sub-Saharan Africa

Mamuda Aminu, Sarah Bar-Zeev, Sarah White, Matthews Mathai, Nynke van den Broek

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum metallome in pregnant women and the relationship with congenital malformations of the central nervous system: a case-control study

Jacopo Troisi, Luigi Giugliano, Laura Sarno, Annamaria Landolfi, Sean Richards, Steven Symes, Angelo Colucci, Giuseppe Maruotti, David Adair, Marco Guida, Pasquale Martinelli, Maurizio Guida

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Alcohol use, pregnancy and associated risk factors: a pilot cross-sectional study of pregnant women attending prenatal care in an urban city

Imelda K. Moise

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Social determinants of delivery mode in Jiangsu, China

Hong Fan, Hai Gu, Hua You, Xinpeng Xu, Yun Kou, Nichao Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal healthcare services use in Mwanza Region, Tanzania: a cross-sectional baseline survey

James Orwa, Michaela Mantel, Micheal Mugerwa, Sharon Brownie, Eunice Siaity Pallangyo, Loveluck Mwasha, Kahabi Isangula, Leonard Subi, Secilia Mrema, Grace Edwards, David Siso, Edna Selestine, Tumbwene Mwansisya, Columba Mbekenga, Marleen Temmerman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Initiation of antiretroviral therapy or antiretroviral prophylaxis in pregnant women living with HIV registered in five townships of Mandalay, Myanmar: A cross sectional study

Khine Wut Yee Kyaw, Aye Aye Mon, Khaing Hnin Phyo, Nang Thu Thu Kyaw, Ajay M. V. Kumar, Than Than Lwin, Zaw Zaw Aung, Thet Ko Aung, Myo Minn Oo, Thurain Htun, Sai Soe Thu Ya, Srinath Satyanarayana, Htun Nyunt Oo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Maternal characteristics and outcomes affected by hypothyroidism during pregnancy (maternal hypothyroidism on pregnancy outcomes, MHPO-1)

Zareen Kiran, Aisha Sheikh, Sarwar Malik, Areeba Meraj, Maha Masood, Safana Ismail, Muhammad Owais Rashid, Quratulain Shaikh, Numan Majeed, Luman Sheikh, Najmul Islam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predicting peripartum blood transfusion: focusing on pre-pregnancy characteristics

Yung-Taek Ouh, Kyu-Min Lee, Ki Hoon Ahn, Soon-Cheol Hong, Min-Jeong Oh, Hai-Joong Kim, Sung Won Han, Geum Joon Cho

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality appraisal of gestational diabetes mellitus guidelines with AGREE II: a systematic review

Mengxing Zhang, Yingfeng Zhou, Jie Zhong, Kairong Wang, Yan Ding, Li Li, Xiuhong Pan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of antenatal depression and antidepressant treatment on placental tissue: a protein-validated gene expression study

Åsa Edvinsson, Charlotte Hellgren, Theodora Kunovac Kallak, Helena Åkerud, Alkistis Skalkidou, Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Romina Fornes, Olav Spigset, Susanne Lager, Jocelien Olivier, Inger Sundström-Poromaa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Oral health and Candida carriage in socioeconomically disadvantaged US pregnant women

Jin Xiao, Colleen Fogarty, Tong Tong Wu, Naemah Alkhers, Yan Zeng, Marie Thomas, Moustafa Youssef, Lin Wang, Lauren Cowen, Hossam Abdelsalam, Anna Nikitkova

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Perspectives and pregnancy outcomes of maternal Ramadan fasting in the second trimester of pregnancy

Kolsoom Safari, Tiran Jamil Piro, Hamdia Mirkhan Ahmad

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

No association between early antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy and plasma levels of angiogenic factors: a cohort study

Ameyo Djeha, Sylvie Girard, Helen Trottier, Fatima Kakkar, Hugo Soudeyns, Marc Boucher, Normand Lapointe, Isabelle Boucoiran

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of sleep duration during pregnancy on the risk of gestational diabetes in the Japan environmental and Children’s study (JECS)

Mai Myoga, Mayumi Tsuji, Rie Tanaka, Eiji Shibata, David J. Askew, Yukiyo Aiko, Ayako Senju, Toshihiro Kawamoto, Toru Hachisuga, Shunsuke Araki, Koichi Kusuhara, Seiichi Morokuma, Masafumi Sanefuji, Japan Environment and Children’s Study

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

TORCH screening used appropriately in China?─three years results from a teaching hospital in northwest China

Lin-Chuan Wang, Fang Yan, Jing-Xiong Ruan, Yao Xiao, Yan Yu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Client perceived quality of the postnatal care provided by public sector specialized care institutions following a normal vaginal delivery in Sri Lanka: a cross sectional study

Sashimali Anuradha Wickramasinghe, Moraendage Wasantha Gunathunga, Dewabandu Kumarathungalage Nilmini Nilangani Hemachandra

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pregnancy outcomes among 31 patients with tetralogy of Fallot, a retrospective study

Kana Wang, Junguo Xin, Xiaodong Wang, Haiyan Yu, Xinghui Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of pre-pregnancy body mass index on pregnancy and perinatal outcomes in women with PCOS undergoing frozen embryo transfer

Jiaying Lin, Jialyu Huang, Ningling Wang, Yanping Kuang, Renfei Cai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Quality of maternal and newborn healthcare services in two public hospitals of Bangladesh: identifying gaps and provisions for improvement

Taposh Kumar Biswas, Hasnat Sujon, M. Hafizur Rahman, Henry B. Perry, Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

How to improve the quality of care for women with postpartum haemorrhage at Onandjokwe Hospital, Namibia: quality improvement study

Tshimanga Nsangamay, Robert Mash

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Listening to women’s voices: the experience of giving birth with paramedic care in Queensland, Australia

Belinda Flanagan, Bill Lord, Rachel Reed, Gail Crimmins

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of unwanted pregnancy among Iranian women: an updated meta-analysis

Kourosh Sayehmiri, Fariba Ebtekar, Mozhdeh Zarei, Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Process evaluation of the community-based newborn care program implementation in Geze Gofa district, south Ethiopia: a case study evaluation design

Tsegaye Gebremedhin, Dawit Wolde Daka, Yibeltal Kiflie Alemayehu, Kiddus Yitbarek, Ayal Debie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Induction of labor compared to expectant management in term nulliparas with a latent phase of labor of more than 8 hours: a randomized trial

Patrick Naveen Sargunam, Lindy Li Mei Bak, Peng Chiong Tan, Narayanan Vallikkannu, Mat Adenan Noor Azmi, Syeda Nureena Zaidi, Sandar Tin Win, Siti Zawiah Omar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The impact of obstetric interventions and complications on women’s satisfaction with childbirth a population based cohort study including 16,000 women

Maja Falk, Marie Nelson, Marie Blomberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of anaemia in pregnant women receiving antenatal care at a tertiary referral hospital in Northern Ghana

Anthony Wemakor

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perinatal outcomes of monochorionic diamniotic triplet pregnancies: a case series

Tingting Xu, Xiaodong Wang, Haiyan Yu, Xinghui Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of epidural analgesia in trial of labor after cesarean on maternal and neonatal outcomes in China: a multicenter, prospective cohort study

Jing Sun, Xuetao Yan, Aiwu Yuan, Xiaolei Huang, Yuci Xiao, Liwei Zou, Danyong Liu, Ting Huang, Zhao Zheng, Yuantao Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Continuous versus discontinuous suture in perineal injuries produced during delivery in primiparous women: a randomized controlled trial

Juan Miguel Martínez-Galiano, Beatriz Arredondo-López, Leticia Molina-Garcia, Ana Maria Cámara-Jurado, Eva Cocera-Ruiz, Miguel Rodríguez-Delgado

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Unrecognized maternal heart rate artefact in cases of perinatal mortality reported to the United States Food and Drug Administration from 2009 to 2019: a critical patient safety issue

Daniel J. Kiely, Lawrence W. Oppenheimer, James C. Dornan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Role of collateral embolization in addition to uterine artery embolization followed by hysteroscopic curettage for the management of cesarean scar pregnancy

Guodong Zhang, Jijun Li, Jun Tang, Lei Zhang, Dechao Wang, Zengtao Sun

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perinephric urinoma following spontaneous renal rupture in the third trimester of pregnancy: a case report and brief review of the literature

Ya Chen, Yun Fang Yan, Ying Zhang, Xianming Carroll, Hui Rong Li, Li Tao, Mei Guo Sun, Sandra Leeper-Woodford

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of home-based postpartum care on neonatal mortality and exclusive breastfeeding practice in low-and-middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Gizachew Tadele Tiruneh, Chalachew Bekele Shiferaw, Alemayehu Worku

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Plasma volume expansion across healthy pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies

Sixtus Aguree, Alison D. Gernand

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of influenza vaccination uptake in pregnancy: a large single-Centre cohort study

Stéphanie Bartolo, Emilie Deliege, Ophélie Mancel, Philippe Dufour, Sophie Vanderstichele, Marielle Roumilhac, Yamina Hammou, Sophie Carpentier, Rodrigue Dessein, Damien Subtil, Karine Faure

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mechanisms of support for exclusive breastmilk expressers in the community: a scoping review

Leah Strauch, Linda Sweet, Hayley Scott, Amanda Müller

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Experience of parents who have suffered a perinatal death in two Spanish hospitals: a qualitative study

Marcos Camacho-Ávila, Cayetano Fernández-Sola, Francisca Rosa Jiménez-López, José Granero-Molina, Isabel María Fernández-Medina, Laura Martínez-Artero, José Manuel Hernández-Padilla

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mapping the trajectories for women and their babies from births planned at home, in a birth centre or in a hospital in New South Wales, Australia, between 2000 and 2012

Vanessa L. Scarf, Rosalie Viney, Serena Yu, Maralyn Foureur, Chris Rossiter, Hannah Dahlen, Charlene Thornton, Seong Leang Cheah, Caroline S. E. Homer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Confidential enquiries into maternal deaths in Ondo State, Nigeria – a comparative analysis

Lawal Oyeneyin, Thomas van den Akker, Oladipo Durojaiye, Ola Obaado, Francis Akanbiemu, Yetunde Olagbuji, Isaac Aladeniyi, Majeed Oyeneyin, Olajumoke Aladenola

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Men’s knowledge and involvement on obstetric danger signs, birth preparedness and complication readiness in Burayu town, Oromia region, Ethiopia

Addisu Gize, Alemtsehay Eyassu, Balkachew Nigatu, Mekonen Eshete, Nebiyou Wendwessen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Reducing intrapartum fetal deaths through low-dose high frequency clinical mentorship in a rural hospital in Western Kenya: a quasi-experimental study

Duncan N. Shikuku, Rita Mukosa, Taphroze Peru, Alice Yaite, Janerose Ambuchi, Kenneth Sisimwo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Is there respectful maternity care in Poland? Women’s views about care during labor and birth

Barbara Baranowska, Antonina Doroszewska, Urszula Kubicka-Kraszyńska, Joanna Pietrusiewicz, Iwona Adamska-Sala, Anna Kajdy, Dorota Sys, Urszula Tataj-Puzyna, Grażyna Bączek, Susan Crowther

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diagnosis and management of a giant ovarian cyst in the gravid-puerperium period: a case report

Sibraogo Kiemtoré, Hyacinthe Zamané, Yobi Alexis Sawadogo, Rodrigue Sansan Sib, Evelyne Komboigo, Ali Ouédraogo, Blandine Bonané

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mass incarceration and public health: the association between black jail incarceration and adverse birth outcomes among black women in Louisiana

Lauren Dyer, Rachel Hardeman, Dovile Vilda, Katherine Theall, Maeve Wallace

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical interventions that influence vaginal birth after cesarean delivery rates: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis

Aireen Wingert, Lisa Hartling, Meghan Sebastianski, Cydney Johnson, Robin Featherstone, Ben Vandermeer, R. Douglas Wilson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors and racial disparities related to low maternal birth satisfaction with labor induction: a prospective, cohort study

Rebecca F. Hamm, Sindhu K. Srinivas, Lisa D. Levine

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Group B Streptococcus detection in pregnant women: comparison of qPCR assay, culture, and the Xpert GBS rapid test

Laura L. Vieira, Amanda V. Perez, Monique M. Machado, Michele L. Kayser, Daniela V. Vettori, Ana Paula Alegretti, Charles F. Ferreira, Janete Vettorazzi, Edimárlei G. Valério

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of stillbirth in Nigerian referral hospitals: a multicentre study

Friday E. Okonofua, Lorretta Favour C. Ntoimo, Rosemary Ogu, Hadiza Galadanci, Gana Mohammed, Durodola Adetoye, Eghe Abe, Ola Okike, Kingsley Agholor, Rukiyat Abdus-salam, Abdullahi Randawa

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of distraction techniques on pain and stress during labor: a randomized controlled clinical trial

Paria Amiri, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Khalil Esmaeilpour, Mahin Kamalifard, Reyhaneh Ivanbagha

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Women’s psychosocial outcomes following an emergency caesarean section: A systematic literature review

Madeleine Benton, Amy Salter, Nicole Tape, Chris Wilkinson, Deborah Turnbull

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