Inside Moroccan maternity ward where Malian mother gave birth to record breaking NINE babies
Halima Cisse, 25, and all five girls and four boys are 'doing fine' after a cesarean section in Morocco. Should all nine babies survive, the birth would break the current world record.
Publication date: Available online 10 October 2020Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Paola Bertoli, Veronica Grembi, Catalina Llaneza Hesse, Judit Vall Castelló
ConclusionA high cesarean delivery rate was found in uninfected women who experienced lockdown in their third trimester. During the COVID-19 pandemic, more medical support should be provided in severely affected regions to ensure and promote health in pregnancy.
Conditions: D001458; D011247 Intervention: Device: silver impregnated dressing Sponsor: HealthPartners Institute Recruiting
Publication date: November 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Volume 254Author(s): Patricia Pinto, Patricia H. Crispín-Milart, Elena Rojo, Begoña Adiego
Does cesarean section and nonbreastfeeding prevent mother-to-child transmission in HBV-positive mothers who did not receive antiviral therapy during pregnancy?Journal of Viral Hepatitis
Rationale: Dysgerminoma is an extraordinarily rare neoplasm arising from the malignant germ cells of the ovary. Early antenatal diagnosis and proper management of the neoplasm to improve maternal-neonatal results are the considerable challenges facing the gyne-oncologist. We summarize the clinical features and discuss treatment strategies of the ovary dysgerminoma (OD). Besides, we also review the literature on OD in PubMed, Web of Science Core Collection, Library of Congress, and LISTA from 1939 to 2019 to evaluate its clinical characteristics, feto-maternal compromise, management, and fertility outcome. Patient concer...
Endometrial polyps embedded in the fetal membranes have only rarely been described. A review of the English literature showed only one abstract describing this occurrence and to the best of our knowledge, there have been no other publications of this entity. Herein we present a case of a 37-yr-old woman with a history prior abortion and complicated pregnancy (type 2 diabetes mellitus and preeclampsia) who delivered by cesarean section. Although the placenta did not show hypertensive vasculopathic changes or other pathologic findings, an endometrial polyp embedded within the fetal membranes was present. Recognition of this ...
Prolonged labor might contribute to a negative birth experience and influence first-time mothers ’ attitudes towards future pregnancies. Previous studies have not adjusted for possible confounding factors, such...
ConclusionsThe single ‐ and double‐layer closure techniques did not produce different impacts on uterine scar niche development.
This study investigates associations between maternal body mass index (BMI) early in pregnancy and obstetric interventions, maternal and neonatal outcomes.Material and methodsThis is a cohort study of nulliparous women originally included in a cluster randomized controlled trial carried out at 14 Norwegian obstetric units between 2014 and 2017. The sample included 7189 nulliparous women with a singleton fetus, cephalic presentation and spontaneous onset of labor at term, denoted as group 1 in the Ten ‐Group Classification System. The women were grouped according to the World Health Organization’s BMI classifications: underweight (BMI