Indications and rate of first cesarean delivery in central region's maternity and children hospital.

Conclusion: The most common indications for first time cesarean, in decreasing order of frequency, were fetal distress, non-progression of labor, and breech presentation. PMID: 31828277 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Saudi Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Saudi Med J Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: There is an increased risk of adverse infant outcomes in women who experience imprisonment compared with the general population, whether they are in prison during pregnancy or not. PMID: 31948864 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
Publication date: February 2020Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine, Volume 75, Issue 2Author(s): Mohamed Mohamed, Robert Long, Olha Krichevskiy, Mary J. Hughes
Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionDiverse women had high acceptance of contraception counseling in the ED. Perspectives expressing both support and concern in regard to ED contraception counseling were explored in detail.
Source: Annals of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): C.O. Lemley, K.J. Bowers, K.C. Yankey, M.L. Tu, C.G. Hart, C.S. Steadman, K.J. McCarty, M.P.T. OwenAbstractIncreasing ovine placentome blood perfusion improves placental efficiency while increasing the likelihood of healthier birth weights and lower mortality rates in offspring. Invasive surgical techniques have been used to examine uteroplacental blood flow; however, non-invasive Doppler ultrasonography has recently been observed as a reliable alternative method. Even so, smaller tissues, such as placentomes, do not permit reliable...
Source: Small Ruminant Research - Category: Zoology Source Type: research
aría Ruzafa-Martínez César Hueso-Montoro The aim of this article was to explore the experiences and attitudes of people with HIV/AIDS. A systematic review of qualitative studies was carried out. Twenty-seven articles were included, with sample sizes ranging from 3 to 78. Articles from North America, South America, Central America, Europe, and Africa were included. Five topics emerged from the synthesis: feelings about the diagnosis of HIV/AIDS; stigma and HIV/AIDS; changes in sexual behavior after becoming infected; living with the virus; and pregnancy and motherhood in seropositive women. The mo...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 638: Dietary Folate Intake and Folic Acid Supplements among Pregnant Women from Southern Italy: Evidence from the “Mamma & Bambino” Cohort International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph17020638 Authors: Martina Barchitta Andrea Maugeri Roberta Magnano San Lio Giuliana Favara Claudia La Mastra Maria Clara La Rosa Antonella Agodi Folate requirement among women who plan to become pregnant should be raised to 600 μg/day during the periconceptional period. To meet this need, several countries began to promote the use of foli...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
(CNN) — Adults in the United States who binge drink are consuming even more alcohol per binging episode, according to a new study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers analyzed data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System over a six-year period and discovered that the annual number of binge drinks among adults who reported excessive drinking jumped on average from 472 in 2011 to 529 in 2017. That’s a 12% increase. In 2017, the number of binge drinks per year among adult binge drinkers ranged from 320 per year in Massachusetts to 1,219 in Wyoming. The nu...
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ConclusionOur findings reveal greater attention towards maternal and child health care especially for the backward districts in the states of UP Uttar Pradesh, MP Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan are needed. Several maternal and social factors leads to the occurrence of low birth weight. Emphasis should be placed on improving the nutritional status of the mothers.
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
This study assessed the effect of a similar package but in urban settings of Kinshasa province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, in an effort to reduce the unmet need for post-partum family planning.MethodsYam Daabo was a multi-intervention, single-blinded, cluster-randomised controlled trial done in six primary health-care centres (clusters) in Kinshasa. Centres were randomly allocated to receive the six-component intervention or standard antenatal and postnatal care in matched pairs (1:1) on the basis of number of monthly births, the ratio of health workers per population in the health zone, and the urban and suburban s...
Source: The Lancet Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
AIM: To estimate the economic burden of common health problems associated with pregnancy and childbirth, such as incontinence, mental health problems, or gestational diabetes, excluding acute complications of labour or birth, or severe acute adverse matern...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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