Cost effectiveness of a controlled lifestyle intervention for pregnant women with obesity
The Mighty Mums antenatal lifestyle intervention is a person-centered behavioral intervention focusing on nutrition and physical activity for pregnant women with obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥30). The aim of... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 21, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Hanna Gyllensten, Karin Haby, Marie Berg and Åsa Premberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effect of prophylactic balloon occlusion of internal iliac artery in pregnancies complicated by placenta previa and accreta
Placenta previa and accreta are serious obstetric conditions that are associated with a high risk of intraoperative massive hemorrhage, the prophylactic intravascular balloon occlusion technique is increasingl... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 21, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Daijuan Chen, Jinfeng Xu, Yuan Tian, Pengfei Ye, Fumin Zhao, Xinghui Liu, Xiaodong Wang and Bing Peng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors for stillbirth and early neonatal death: a case-control study in tertiary hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Ethiopia is a Sub-Saharan country that has made significant improvements in maternal mortality and under-five mortality over the past 15  years. However, the nation continues to have one of the highest rates of... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 21, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Eskinder Kebede and Melani Kekulawala Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of fear, anxiety and self-efficacy of childbirth among primiparous and multiparous women
The aim of this study was to compare fear of childbirth, state and trait anxiety, and childbirth self-efficacy among primiparous and multiparous women in Ahvaz, southwest of Iran. (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 21, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Aazam Shakarami, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Somyieh Abdolalipour, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi and Mina Iravani Tags: Research Source Type: research

Relationship between amniotic fluid metabolic profile with fetal gender, maternal age, and gestational week
Amniotic fluid (AF) provides vital information on fetal development, which is also valuable in identifying fetal abnormalities during pregnancy. However, the relationship between the metabolic profile of AF in... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Yahong Li, Yun Sun, Xiaojuan Zhang, Xin Wang, Peiying Yang, Xianwei Guan, Yan Wang, Xiaoyan Zhou, Ping Hu, Tao Jiang and Zhengfeng Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

“Preterm birth risk, me?” Women risk perception about premature delivery – a qualitative analysis
This study aims to investigate the risk perception of pregnant women w... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Tha ís V Silva, Silvana F Bento, Leila Katz and Rodolfo C Pacagnella Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence, risk factors and management of post cesarean section surgical site infection (SSI) in a tertiary hospital in Egypt: a five year retrospective study
Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the commonest complications following cesarean section (CS) with a reported incidence of 3 –20%. SSI causes massive burdens on both the mother and the health care system.... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Khaled Gomaa, Ahmed R. Abdelraheim, Saad El Gelany, Eissa M. Khalifa, Ayman M. Yousef and Heba Hassan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Maternal depressive symptoms and stress during pregnancy as predictors of gestational age at birth and standardized body mass index from birth up to 2  years of age
While depressive symptoms and stress during pregnancy are known to affect gestational age and weight at birth, evidence on their impact on child anthropometric development in the long term remains limited, sho... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Janina Eichler, Ricarda Schmidt, Tanja Poulain, Andreas Hiemisch, Wieland Kiess and Anja Hilbert Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics of pregnant women with COVID-19 in Japan: a nationwide questionnaire survey
Few reports have presented an overall view of pregnant women with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) across an entire country and throughout the entire gestation period. Furthermore, no such reports are avail... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Tatsuya Arakaki, Junichi Hasegawa, Akihiko Sekizawa, Tomoaki Ikeda, Isamu Ishiwata and Katsuyuki Kinoshita Tags: Research Source Type: research

The successful implementation of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program among caesarean deliveries in Bhutan to reduce the postoperative length of hospital stay
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a multidisciplinary perioperative care program to optimize and enhance postoperative recovery. It has a beneficial role in decreasing the length of hospital stay and i... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Tshering Tamang, Tashi Wangchuk, Choning Zangmo, Tshering Wangmo and Karma Tshomo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and associated factors of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among a cohort of Srilankan post-partum mothers: a cross-sectional study
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) usually follows a catastrophic event. However, the experience of child birth can be severe enough to cause PTSD in some women. The aim of this study is to highlight the pr... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 17, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Wedisha Imal Gankanda, Ileperuma Arachchige Gayani Malsha Perera Gunathilake, Nalaka Lasantha Kahawala and Augustus Keshala Probhodana Ranaweera Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acute relaxation during pregnancy leads to a reduction in maternal electrodermal activity and self-reported stress levels
This study investigates different relaxation te... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 17, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Ilena Bauer, Julia Hartkopf, Anna-Karin Wikstr öm, Nora K. Schaal, Hubert Preissl, Birgit Derntl and Franziska Schleger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Plasma fibulin-1 levels during pregnancy and delivery: a longitudinal observational study
Fibulin-1 is an extracellular matrix protein expressed at high levels in the placenta. Elevated circulating fibulin-1 have been observed in women with severe pre-eclampsia, whereas low levels have been found i... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 17, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Astrid Bakke Orvik, Malene Rohr Andersen, Lise Pedersen, Christian Ritz, Steen Stender and Pal Bela Szecsi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring women ’s experiences of participation in shared decision-making during childbirth: a qualitative study at a reference hospital in Spain
Women ’s engagement in healthcare decision-making during childbirth has been increasingly emphasised as a priority in maternity care, since it increases satisfaction with the childbirth experience and provides ... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 17, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Mar ía López-Toribio, Paulina Bravo and Anna Llupià Tags: Research Source Type: research

COVID-19 mRNA vaccine and antibody response in lactating women: a prospective cohort study
Immunological protection via breastfeeding is well known. The immunological profile of human milk changes during lactation. No clinical trials have been conducted in lactating women with the newest mRNA vaccin... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 17, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Nadia Charepe, Juliana Gon çalves, A. Margarida Juliano, David G. Lopes, Helena Canhão, Helena Soares and e Fátima Serrano Tags: Research Source Type: research

Incorporating Aboriginal women ’s voices in improving care and reducing risk for women with diabetes in pregnancy - A phenomenological study
There is a high burden of gestational diabetes (GDM) and type 2 diabetes in pregnancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Postpartum diabetes programs have the potential to prevent recurrent GDM a... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 16, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Anna J Wood, Sian Graham, Jacqueline A Boyle, Beverley Marcusson-Rababi, Shonada Anderson, Christine Connors, Harold D McIntyre, Louise Maple-Brown and Renae Kirkham Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pregnancy after liver transplant: maternal and perinatal outcomes
Liver transplantation is a life-saving and successful therapeutic procedure which is more and more frequent worldwide, also among women of reproductive age. Consequently, there is an increasing number of repor... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 16, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Izabela Marzec, Aleksandra S łowakiewicz, Jolanta Gozdowska, Olga Tronina, Marek Pacholczyk, Wojciech Lisik, Agata Fleming and Magdalena Durlik Tags: Research Source Type: research

Antenatal care dropout and associated factors among mothers delivering in public health facilities of Dire Dawa Town, Eastern Ethiopia
More than two-thirds of the pregnant women in Africa have at least one antenatal care contact with a health care provider. However, to achieve the full life-saving potential that antenatal care promises for wo... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 15, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Dereje Worku, Daniel Teshome, Chalachew Tiruneh, Alemtsehay Teshome, Gete Berihun, Leykun Berhanu and Zebader Walle Tags: Research Source Type: research

Methods of induction of labor and women ’s experience: a population-based cohort study with mediation analyses
Negative childbirth experience may affect mother wellbeing and health. However, it is rarely evaluated in studies comparing methods of induction of labor (IoL). (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Pauline Blanc-Petitjean, Corinne Dupont, Bruno Carbonne, Marina Salom é, François Goffinet and Camille Le Ray Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effectiveness of nonpharmacological interventions for reducing postpartum fatigue: a meta-analysis
Postpartum fatigue is the most common issue among postnatal women and it could not only seriously affect the health of mothers but also bring about adverse impacts on their offspring. This meta-analysis aims t... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jialu Qian, Shiwen Sun, Lu Liu and Xiaoyan Yu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Place of birth and outcomes associated with large volume transfusion: an observational study
This study aims to compare outcom... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jillian Patterson, Deborah Randall, James Isbister, Michael Peek, Tanya Nippita and Siranda Torvaldsen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Regional socio-environmental characteristics associated with inadequate prenatal care during pregnancy: an ecological study of 47 prefectures in Japan
Prenatal care (PNC) is a crucial health service that reduces the potential risks of adverse pregnancy and childbirth outcomes. It is monitored as one of the indicators of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) under ... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 13, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Eri Osawa and Tomoko Kodama Tags: Research Source Type: research

Coexistence and prevalence of obstetric interventions: an analysis based on the grade of membership
Obstetric interventions performed during delivery do not reflect improvements in obstetric care. Several practices routinely performed during childbirth, without any scientific evidence or basis - such as Kris... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 9, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Karina Cristina Rouwe de Souza, Thales Philipe Rodrigues da Silva, Ana Kelve de Castro Damasceno, Bruna Figueiredo Manzo, Kleyde Ventura de Souza, Maria Margarida Leit ão Filipe and Fernanda Penido Matozinhos Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Health providers ’ and pregnant women’s perspectives about smoking cessation support: a COM-B analysis of a global systematic review of qualitative studies
(Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Ratika Kumar, Leah Stevenson, Judith Jobling, Yael Bar-Zeev, Parivash Eftekhari and Gillian S. Gould Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Tocolysis in the management of preterm prelabor rupture of membranes at 22 –33 weeks of gestation: study protocol for a multicenter, double-blind, randomized controlled trial comparing nifedipine with placebo (TOCOPROM)
Preterm prelabor rupture of membranes (PPROM) before 34  weeks of gestation complicates 1% of pregnancies and accounts for one-third of preterm births. International guidelines recommend expectant management, a... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Elsa Lorthe and Gilles Kayem Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Identifying women with gestational diabetes based on maternal characteristics: an analysis of four Norwegian prospective studies
There is still no worldwide agreement on the best diagnostic thresholds to define gestational diabetes (GDM) or the optimal approach for identifying women with GDM. Should all pregnant women perform an oral gl... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Anam Shakil Rai, Line Sletner, Anne Karen Jenum, Nina Cecilie Øverby, Signe Nilssen Stafne, Tove Lekva, Are Hugo Pripp and Linda Reme Sagedal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence, socioeconomic factors and obstetric outcomes associated with adolescent motherhood in Cear á, Brazil: a population-based study
Adolescent motherhood (AM) remains a public health problem, especially in low and middle income countries, where approximately 95% of these births occur. Evidence from studies with population representativenes... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Shirley Kelly Bed ê Bruno, Hermano Alexandre Lima Rocha, Sabrina Gabriele Maia Oliveira Rocha, David Augusto Batista Sá Araújo, Jocileide Sales Campos, Anamaria Cavalcante e Silva and Luciano Lima Correia Tags: Research Source Type: research

Analysis of clinical characteristics and genetic testing in patients with acute fatty liver of pregnancy: a retrospective study
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) is an acute, rare and potentially lethal disease typically occurring in the third trimester of pregnancy. So far, there is no effective means of prevention. Therefore, in ... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 8, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Yixian Shi, Haicong Wu, Xiaoling Zhou, Qingling Xu, Liqing Zheng, Dongliang Li and Lvfeng Yao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gestational age as a predictor for subsequent preterm birth in New South Wales, Australia
There is no validated evidence base on predictive ability and absolute risk of preterm birth by gestational age of the previous pregnancy. (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 6, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Gavin Pereira, Annette K. Regan, Kingsley Wong and Gizachew A. Tessema Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Tilburg Pregnancy Distress Scale-Persian version (TPDS-P)
Given the importance of screening pregnant women ’s distress, it was intended to investigate the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Tilburg Pregnancy Distress Scale (TPDS-P) for screening pre... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 6, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Solmaz Pishahang, Sevil Hakimi, Solmaz Vatankhah, Saeideh Ghaffarifar and Fatemeh Ranjbar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Continuum of maternity care in Zambia: a national representative survey
Globally, over half of maternal deaths are related to pregnancy-related complications. Provision of a continuum of care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period results in reduced maternal and neo... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Quraish Sserwanja, Milton W. Musaba, Linet M. Mutisya, Emmanuel Olal and David Mukunya Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association of antenatal D-dimer and fibrinogen with postpartum hemorrhage and intrauterine growth restriction in preeclampsia
This study was to evaluate the associations of D-dimer and fibrinogen plasma levels with postpartum hemorrhage or intrauterine growth restric... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Hailing Shao, Shichu Gao, Dongru Dai, Xiaomin Zhao, Ying Hua and Huijun Yu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Contrast in utilization of maternal and child health services between Himalayan region and rest of India: Evidence from National Family Health Survey (2015 –16)
Maternal and child health services, like antenatal care, skilled birth attendance and postnatal care, are crucial to improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes. Numerous studies have been conducted on the d... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Akif Mustafa and Chander Shekhar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric evaluation of the postpartum specific anxiety scale in an Iranian population (PSAS-IR)
Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders among mothers during the postpartum period, which can lead to maternal and infant physical and psychological consequences. The Postpartum Specific A... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Robab Hasanzadeh, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Shirin Hasanpour, Victoria Fallon, Sergio A. Silverio, Reyhane Montazeri and Mojgan Mirghafourvand Tags: Research Source Type: research

Socio-demographic determinants of pregnancy termination among adolescent girls and young women in selected high fertility countries in sub-Saharan Africa
In this study, the socio-demographic determinants of pre... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Bright Opoku Ahinkorah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pregnancy and parenting experiences of women with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: a qualitative study
Qualitative research can reflect the actual thoughts and experience of research subjects and can be used to explore the experiences of women presenting with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) to facilita... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Lijie Ren, Cancan Song, Chunling Xia, Nan Wang, Yan Yang and Shaowei Yin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Composition of the vaginal microbiota during pregnancy in women living in sub-Saharan Africa: a PRISMA-compliant review
The vaginal microbiota (VMB) are the set of microorganisms residing in the human vagina. During pregnancy, their composition is Lactobacillus-dominant in most Caucasian women. Previous studies suggest that the VM... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Naomi C. A. Juliana, Remco P. H. Peters, Salwan Al-Nasiry, Andries E. Budding, Servaas A. Morr é and Elena Ambrosino Tags: Research Source Type: research

Protocol of a prospective and multicentre China Teratology Birth Cohort (CTBC): association of maternal drug exposure during pregnancy with adverse pregnancy outcomes
As reported, 27-93  % of pregnant women take at least one drug during pregnancy. However, drug exposure during pregnancy still lacks sufficient foetal safety evidence of human origin. It is urgent to fill the k... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 1, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Yangwen Zhou, Jing Tao, Ke Wang, Kui Deng, Yanping Wang, Jianxin Zhao, Chunyi Chen, Tingxuan Wu, Jiayuan Zhou, Jun Zhu and Xiaohong Li Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Birth outcomes across the spectrum of maternal age: dissecting aging effect versus confounding by social and medical determinants
Given the trend of increasing maternal age and associated adverse reproductive outcomes in the US, this study aimed to assess whether this association is due to an independent aging or confounded by sociodemog... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 1, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Bolanle Olapeju, Xiumei Hong, Guoying Wang, Amber Summers, Irina Burd, Tina L. Cheng and Xiaobin Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anti-tuberculosis drug-induced acute liver failure requiring transplantation in the second trimester of pregnancy: a case report
Treatment of tuberculosis (TB) during pregnancy can reduce maternal and foetal complications. However, it may also induce fatal liver injury. (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 31, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Zhoufeng Zhu, Min Zhang and Yang Li Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Using the Robson classification to assess caesarean section rates in Brazil: an observational study of more than 24 million births from 2011 to 2017
Applying the Robson classification to all births in Brazil, the objectives of our study were to estimate the rates of caesarean section delivery, assess the extent to which caesarean sections were clinically i... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 30, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Enny S. Paixao, Christian Bottomley, Liam Smeeth, Maria Conceicao N. da Costa, Maria Gloria Teixeira, Maria Yury Ichihara, Ligia Gabrielli, Mauricio L. Barreto and Oona M. R. Campbell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does women ’s place of birth affect their opportunity for an informed choice about Down syndrome screening? A population-based study in France
To examine disparities by maternal place of birth in the opportunity to make an informed choice about Down syndrome screening, in France, where the national guidelines recommend that physicians offer it to all... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 30, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Olivia Anselem, Marie-Jos èphe Saurel-Cubizolles, Babak Khoshnood, Béatrice Blondel, Priscille Sauvegrain, Nathalie Bertille and Elie Azria Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Determinants of postnatal care service utilization among mothers of Mangochi district, Malawi: a community-based cross-sectional study
Postnatal care (PNC) service is a neglected yet an essential service that can reduce maternal, neonatal and infant morbidity and mortality rates in low and middle-income countries. In Malawi, maternal and infa... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 30, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jonas Sagawa, Allen Kabagenyi, Godwin Turyasingura and Saul Eric Mwale Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perinatal outcomes of high dose versus low dose oxytocin regimen used for labor induction and factors associated with adverse perinatal outcome in four hospitals of Ethiopia: a multicenter comparative study
There is limited evidence on effect of high and low dose oxytocin used for labor induction on perinatal outcomes. We compared perinatal outcomes among pregnant mothers who received the two different oxytocin r... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 28, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Melese Gezahegn Tesemma, Demisew Amenu Sori and Desta Hiko Gemeda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multiprofessional perinatal care in a pregnant patient with acute respiratory distress syndrome due to COVID-19
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused ongoing challenges in health services worldwide. Despite the growing body of literature on COVID-19, reports on perinatal care in COVID-19 cases are limited. (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 26, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Pilar Palmrich, Bernhard Roessler, Lukas Wisgrill, Stephanie Kampf, Pia Gattinger, Rudolf Valenta, Edith Fleischmann, Angelika Berger, Herbert Kiss and Alex Farr Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Mood instability, depression, and anxiety in pregnancy and adverse neonatal outcomes
Antenatal women experience an increased level of mood and anxiety symptoms, which have negative effects on mothers ’ mental and physical health as well as the health of their newborns. The relation of maternal ... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 25, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Hua Li, Angela Bowen, Rudy Bowen, Nazeem Muhajarine and Lloyd Balbuena Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Group problem solving therapy for perinatal depression in primary health care settings in rural Uganda: an intervention cohort study
Perinatal depression is of substantial public health importance in low and middle income countries. The study aimed to evaluate the impact of a mental health intervention delivered by non-specialist health wor... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 25, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Juliet E. M. Nakku, Oliva Nalwadda, Emily Garman, Simone Honikman, Charlotte Hanlon, Fred Kigozi and Crick Lund Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cell-free fetal DNA testing and its correlation with prenatal indications
This study is to evaluate the performance of NIPT and its clinical ... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 24, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jing-wei Wang, Yong-nan Lyu, Bin Qiao, Yan Li, Yan Zhang, Pavan Kumar Dhanyamraju, Yevgeniya Bamme, Michael D. Yu, Dongqin Yang and Yong-qing Tong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of an individualised nutritional intervention on gestational diabetes mellitus prevention in a high-risk population screened by a prediction model: study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial
The ability of a preventive nutritional intervention to reduce the morbidity of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) remains controversial. We aim to assess whether GDM can be prevented by an individualised nut... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 24, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Chenjie Zhang, Lulu Wang, Wenguang Sun, Lei Chen, Chen Zhang, Hong Li, Jiale Yu, Jianxia Fan, Huijuan Ruan, Tao Zheng, Dongling Wu, Shaojing Li, Huan Lu, Man Wang, Ben W. Mol, Hefeng Huang & hellip; Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Protocol for an interventional study to reduce postpartum weight retention in obese mothers using the internet of things and a mobile application: a randomized controlled trial (SpringMom)
Obese pregnant women are known to experience poorer pregnancy outcomes and are at higher risk of postnatal arteriosclerosis. Hence, weight control during and after pregnancy is important for reducing these ris... (Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Maki Kawasaki, Asako Mito, Masako Waguri, Yuichi Sato, Emiko Abe, Mayumi Shimada, Sayuri Fukuda, Yuki Sasaki, Kei Fujikawa, Takashi Sugiyama, Erika Ota, Jin Nakazawa, Tadashi Okoshi, Hidemi Takimoto, Yuka Honda, Eisuke Inoue & hellip; Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research