BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1471-2393
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [289 journals]
- Women’s perceptions of discussions about gestational weight gain with
health care providers during pregnancy and postpartum: a qualitative study
Authors: Hara Nikolopoulos; Maria Mayan, Jessica MacIsaac, Terri Miller Rhonda C. Bell
Abstract: Maternal body weight is an indicator of the health of a mother and her developing fetus. Risks of poor maternal and fetal health issues increase when women gain too little or too much weight during pregnancy. ...
- Feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of a web-based computer-tailored
physical activity intervention for pregnant women - the Fit4Two randomised
Authors: Melanie Hayman; Peter Reaburn, Matthew Browne, Corneel Vandelanotte, Stephanie Alley Camille E. Short
Abstract: Physical activity (PA) during pregnancy is associated with a variety of health benefits including a reduced risk of pregnancy related conditions such as pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension and lea...
- A comparison of intrapartum interventions and adverse outcomes by parity
in planned freestanding midwifery unit and alongside midwifery unit
births: secondary analysis of ‘low risk’ births in the birthplace in
Authors: Jennifer Hollowell; Yangmei Li, Kathryn Bunch Peter Brocklehurst
Abstract: For low risk women, there is good evidence that planned birth in a midwifery unit is associated with a reduced risk of maternal interventions compared with planned birth in an obstetric unit. Findings from the...
- Facilitators and barriers to uptake and adherence to lifelong
antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected pregnant women in Uganda: a
Authors: Esther Buregyeya; Rose Naigino, Aggrey Mukose, Fred Makumbi, Godfrey Esiru, Jim Arinaitwe, Joshua Musinguzi Rhoda K. Wanyenze
Abstract: In 2012, Uganda started implementing lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART) for prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) in line with the WHO 2012 guidelines. This study explored experiences of HIV in...
- Risk factors associated with adverse perinatal outcome in planned vaginal
breech labors at term: a retrospective population-based case-control study
Authors: Georg Macharey; Mika Gissler, Veli-Matti Ulander, Leena Rahkonen, Mervi Väisänen-Tommiska, Mika Nuutila Seppo Heinonen
Abstract: Vaginal breech delivery is associated with adverse perinatal outcome. The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with adverse perinatal outcome in term breech pregnancies, and to provide clinicia...