Modern contraceptive use among female refugee adolescents in northern Uganda: prevalence and associated factors
Adolescent pregnancies are persistently high among refugees. The pregnancies have been attributed to low contraceptive use in this population. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and factors ... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Ritah Bakesiima, Amanda Cleeve, Elin Larsson, James K. Tumwine, Grace Ndeezi, Kristina Gemzell Danielsson, Rose Chalo Nabirye and Jolly Beyeza Kashesya Tags: Research Source Type: research

Is female genital mutilation associated with eclampsia? Evidence from a nationally representative survey data
Studies have shown the impact of female genital mutilation (FGM), especially infibulation (WHO type III), on reproductive health, and adverse obstetric outcomes like postpartum haemorrhage and obstructed labou... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Saverio Bellizzi, Lale Say, Arash Rashidian, Michel Boulvain and Jasmine Abdulcadir Tags: Research Source Type: research

Living as an infertile woman: the case of southern and northern Ghana
This study throws more light o... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Dorcas Ofosu-Budu and Vilma Hanninen Tags: Review Source Type: research

Psychosocial interventions targeting mental health in pregnant adolescents and adolescent parents: a systematic review
Pregnancy and parenthood are known to be high-risk times for mental health. However, less is known about the mental health of pregnant adolescents or adolescent parents. Despite the substantial literature on t... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 14, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Christina A. Laurenzi, Sarah Gordon, Nina Abrahams, Stefani du Toit, Melissa Bradshaw, Amanda Brand, G. J. Melendez-Torres, Mark Tomlinson, David A. Ross, Chiara Servili, Liliana Carvajal-Aguirre, Joanna Lai, Tarun Dua, Alexandra Fleischmann and Sarah Ske Tags: Review Source Type: research

The role of community leaders on adolescent ’s HIV and sexual reproductive health and rights in Mulanje, Malawi
We conducted this study to understand roles of community leaders on adolescent ’s HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) rights in Mulanje-Malawi. We discussed how each role can influence health seeking b... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 14, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Chancy S. Chimatiro, Precious Hajison and Adamson S. Muula Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors associated with reported modern contraceptive use among married men in Afghanistan
Afghanistan has high maternal and infant mortality which is in part driven by high fertility and low modern contraceptive use. Using modern contraceptive methods can reduce maternal and infant mortality, howev... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 12, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Catherine A. Packer, Sayed Haroon Rastagar, Mario Chen, Alissa Bernholc, Shafiqullah Hemat, Sediq Seddiqi, Ross McIntosh, Elizabeth Costenbader and Catherine S. Todd Tags: Research Source Type: research

Childbirth outcomes and ethnic disparities in Suriname: a nationwide registry-based study in a middle-income country
Our study aims to evaluate the current perinatal registry, analyze national childbirth outcomes and study ethnic disparities in middle-income country Suriname, South America. (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Kim J. C. Verschueren, Zita D. Pr üst, Raëz R. Paidin, Lachmi R. Kodan, Kitty W. M. Bloemenkamp, Marcus J. Rijken and Joyce L. Browne Tags: Research Source Type: research

Causal mechanisms of postnatal depression among women in Gondar town, Ethiopia: application of a stress-process model with generalized structural equation modeling
Postnatal depression (PND) is the second most common cause of disability and the most common complication after childbirth. Understanding the potential mechanisms by which the stress process can lead to PND is... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Abel Fekadu Dadi, Lillian Mwanri, Richard J. Woodman, Telake Azale and Emma R. Miller Tags: Research Source Type: research

Maternal satisfaction towards childbirth Service in Public Health Facilities at Adama town, Ethiopia
Maternal satisfaction towards childbirth service is related to the quality of care. Promotion of patient satisfaction is essential for preventing patient anxiety, promoting treatment adherence, preventing dise... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Meron Tadele, Dereje Bikila, Robera Olana Fite and Mohammed Suleiman Obsa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Beyond will: the empowerment conditions needed to abandon female genital mutilation in Conakry (Guinea), a focused ethnography
Female genital mutilation (FGM) can give rise to immediate and long-term health problems for girls/women. Numerous studies have identified the sociocultural determinants of this tradition, but so far, in a nat... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - May 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Marie-H élène Doucet, Alexandre Delamou, Hawa Manet and Danielle Groleau Tags: Research Source Type: research

The PRECISE (PREgnancy Care Integrating translational Science, Everywhere) database: open-access data collection in maternal and newborn health
In less-resourced settings, adverse pregnancy outcome rates are unacceptably high. To effect improvement, we need accurate epidemiological data about rates of death and morbidity, as well as social determinant... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Laura A. Magee, Amber Strang, Larry Li, Domena Tu, Warancha Tumtaweetikul, Rachel Craik, Marina Daniele, Angela Koech Etyang, Umberto D ’Alessandro, Ofordile Ogochukwu, Anna Roca, Esperança Sevene, Paulo Chin, Corssino Tchavana, Marleen Temmerman and P Tags: Data Note Source Type: research

The PRECISE (PREgnancy Care Integrating translational Science, Everywhere) Network ’s first protocol: deep phenotyping in three sub-Saharan African countries
The PRECISE (PREgnancy Care Integrating translational Science, Everywhere) Network is a new and broadly-based group of research scientists and health advocates based in the UK, Africa and North America. (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Peter von Dadelszen, Meriel Flint-O ’Kane, Lucilla Poston, Rachel Craik, Donna Russell, Rachel M. Tribe, Umberto d’Alessandro, Anna Roca, Hawanatu Jah, Marleen Temmerman, Angela Koech Etyang, Esperança Sevene, Paulo Chin, Joy E. Lawn, Hannah Blencowe Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Harnessing the PRECISE network as a platform to strengthen global capacity for maternal and child health research in sub-Saharan Africa
It is widely acknowledged across the global health sector that research programmes need to be designed and implemented in a way that maximise opportunities for strengthening local capacity. This paper examines... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Meriel Flint-O ’Kane, Peter von Dadelszen, Prestige Tatenda Makanga, Esperança Sevene, Anna Roca, Peter Dukes, Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, Rachel Craik, Laura A. Magee and Marleen Temmerman Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Investigating placental disorders of pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa: addressing the gap in a neglected area of research
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Source: Reproductive Health - April 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: France Donnay, Mai-Lei Woo Kinshella, Meriel Flint-O ’Kane, Peter von Dadelszen, Laura Magee and Marianne Vidler Tags: Introduction Source Type: research

PRECISE pregnancy cohort: challenges and strategies in setting up a biorepository in sub-Saharan Africa
PRECISE is a population-based, prospective pregnancy cohort study designed for deep phenotyping of pregnancies in women with placenta-related disorders, and in healthy controls. The PRECISE Network is recruiti... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Rachel Craik, Donna Russell, Rachel M. Tribe, Lucilla Poston, Geoffrey Omuse, Patricia Okiro, David Chege, Mathurin Diatta, Abdul Karim Sesay, Inocencia Cuamba, Carla Carrilho, Esperan ça Sevene, Meriel Flint-O’Kane and Peter von Dadelszen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sexual and reproductive health (SRH): a key issue in the emergency response to the coronavirus disease (COVID- 19) outbreak
The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak was first declared in China in December 2019, and WHO declared the pandemic on 11 March 2020. A fast-rising number of confirmed cases has been observed in all ... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 23, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Kun Tang, Junjian Gaoshan and Babatunde Ahonsi Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

A qualitative study on acceptability of the mistreatment of women during childbirth in Myanmar
Improving the quality of maternal health care is critical to reduce mortality and improve women ’s experiences. Mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities can be an important barrier for women when con... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Thae Maung Maung, Kyaw Lwin Show, Nwe Oo Mon, Özge Tunçalp, Nyein Su Aye, Yin Yin Soe and Meghan A. Bohren Tags: Research Source Type: research

Enabling and hindering factors of health surveillance assistants ’ roles in the provision of contraceptive services in Mangochi, Malawi
Contraceptive services are essential for promoting people ’s health, and economic and social well-being. Despite increased contraceptive use over the past decades, unmet need is still high in Malawi. As a resul... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Maryse Kok, Madalitso Tolani, Wongani Mtonga, Thom Salamba, Twambilire Mwabungulu, Arnold Munthali, Eefje Smet and Benedict Chinsakaso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Does women ’s age matter in the SDGs era: coverage of demand for family planning satisfied with modern methods and institutional delivery in 91 low- and middle-income countries
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include specific targets for family planning (SDG 3.7) and birth attendance (SDG 3.1.2), and require analyses disaggregated by age and other dimensions of inequality (S... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 19, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Inacio Crochemore M. da Silva, Fernanda Everling, Franciele Hellwig, Carine Ronsmans, Lenka Benova, Jennifer Requejo, Anita Raj, Aluisio J. D. Barros and Cesar G. Victora Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of institutional delivery and its correlates amongst women of reproductive age in Mozambique: a cross-sectional analysis
The healthcare system in Mozambique is striving to reduce the high maternal and child mortality rates and stay on par with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 3.1). A key strategy to curb maternal and child... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 16, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Sanni Yaya, Dina Idriss-Wheeler, Gebretsadik Shibre, Agbessi Amouzou and Ghose Bishwajit Tags: Research Source Type: research

Menstrual health management and schooling experience amongst female learners in Gauteng, South Africa: a mixed method study
There has been increased attention to the menstrual health management (MHM) needs of girls and young women in Eastern and Southern Africa, relating to dignity, and to the potential link between the lack of acc... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 15, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Tamaryn L. Crankshaw, Michael Strauss and Bongiwe Gumede Tags: Research Source Type: research

Misoprostol administered sublingually at a dose of 12.5  μg versus vaginally at a dose of 25 μg for the induction of full-term labor: a randomized controlled trial
Labor induction is defined as any procedure that stimulates uterine contractions before labor begins spontaneously. The vaginal and oral routes of administration of misoprostol are those most used for the indu... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 10, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Daniele S. M. B. Gatt ás, Melania M. R. de Amorim, Francisco E. L. Feitosa, José R. da Silva-Junior, Lívia C. G. Ribeiro, Gustavo F. A. Souza and Alex S. R. Souza Tags: Research Source Type: research

PRENACEL partner - use of short message service (SMS) to encourage male involvement in prenatal care: a cluster randomized trial
The partner has an important role when he participates of the prenatal care as showed in the positive results relate to the mother and the child health. For this reason it is an important strategy to bring fut... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: L ívia Pimenta Bonifácio, Ana Carolina Arruda Franzon, Fabiani Spessoto Zaratini, Fernanda Bergamini Vicentine, Francisco Barbosa-Júnior, Giordana Campos Braga, Jazmin Andrea Cifuentes Sanchez, Lívia Oliveira-Ciabati, Magna Santos Andrade, Mariana Fer Tags: Research Source Type: research

A primary health care model for managing pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in low- and middle- income countries
Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, specifically pre-eclampsia and eclampsia (PE/E), are the second biggest killer of pregnant women globally and remains the least understood and most challenging maternal mor... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Charlotte E. Warren, Sharif Mohammed Ismail Hossain, Salisu Ishaku, Deborah Armbruster and Emily Hillman Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

“Children are a blessing from God” – a qualitative study exploring the socio-cultural factors influencing contraceptive use in two Muslim communities in Kenya
Family planning (FP) is one of the high impact public health interventions with huge potential to enhance the health and wellbeing of women and children. Yet, despite the steady progress made towards expanding... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 3, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Batula Abdi, Jerry Okal, Gamal Serour and Marleen Temmerman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Emerging infectious diseases and outbreaks: implications for women ’s reproductive health and rights in resource-poor settings
This century is witnessing dramatic changes in the health needs of the world ’s populations. The double burden of infectious and chronic diseases constitutes major causes of morbidity and mortality. Over the la... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - April 1, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Vijay Kumar Chattu and Sanni Yaya Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Transforming social norms to end FGM in the EU: an evaluation of the REPLACE Approach
Despite numerous campaigns and interventions to end female genital mutilation (FGM), the practice persists across the world, including the European Union (EU). Previous interventions have focused mainly on awa... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 18, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Hazel Rose Barrett, Katherine Brown, Yussif Alhassan and Els Leye Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring reasons for discontinuing use of immediate post-partum intrauterine device in Nepal: a qualitative study
This study invest... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 18, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Mahesh C. Puri, Saugat Joshi, Aayush Khadka, Erin Pearson, Yasaswi Dhungel and Iqbal H. Shah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Explaining breastfeeding experiences and assessing factors affecting breastfeeding self-efficacy in mothers of premature infants: a mixed method study protocol
Breastfeeding has a great effect on health promotion and disease prevention in premature infants. However, various factors affect the success of breastfeeding process in mothers. The present study aims to: a) ... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 18, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Gholamreza Asadi, Armin Aslani, Anvar-Sadat Nayebinia and Azita Fathnezhad-Kazemi Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Utilization of non-pneumatic anti-shock garment and associated factors for postpartum hemorrhage management among health care professionals ’ in public hospitals of Jimma zone, south-West Ethiopia, 2019
Non- pneumatic anti-shock garment is a unique, life -saving first -aid device made of neoprene and velcro, which is used for treatment of women with postpartum hemorrhage. Maternal mortality in the world still... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 17, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Gadisa Bekele, Gemechu Terefe, Makeda Sinaga and Sena Belina Tags: Research Source Type: research

Longitudinal examination of changing fertility intentions and behaviors over a four-year period in urban Senegal
Fertility intentions and contraceptive use are often used to demonstrate gaps in programs and policies to meet the contraceptive needs of women and couples. Prior work demonstrated that fertility intentions ar... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 17, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Ilene S. Speizer, Veronica Escamilla, Peter M. Lance and David K. Guilkey Tags: Research Source Type: research

Adverse pregnancy outcomes among women presenting at antenatal clinics in Ou élessébougou, Mali
In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria continues to scourge the population and is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality in young children and pregnant women. As current preventative measures such as intermitten... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 17, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Naissem Andemel, Santara Gaoussou, Amadou Barry, Djibrilla Issiaka, Almahamoudou Mahamar, Moussa Traore, Patrick E. Duffy, Alassane Dicko and Michal Fried Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of intrapartum care: direct observations in a low-resource tertiary hospital
The majority of the world ’s perinatal deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. A substantial proportion occurs intrapartum and is avoidable with better care. At a low-resource tertiary hospital, this ... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 14, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Natasha Housseine, Marieke C. Punt, Ali Gharib Mohamed, Said Mzee Said, Nanna Maal øe, Nicolaas P. A. Zuithoff, Tarek Meguid, Arie Franx, Diederick E. Grobbee, Joyce L. Browne and Marcus J. Rijken Tags: Research Source Type: research

Role of verbal and non-verbal communication of health care providers in general satisfaction with birth care: a cross-sectional study in government health settings of Erbil City, Iraq
Effective communication by maternity care staff can help a woman during labor and birth have a positive birth experience. Due to limited knowledge regarding this topic in Iraqi Kurdistan, therefore, this study... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 9, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Hamdia Mirkhan Ahmed Tags: Research Source Type: research

A double-blind, randomized controlled trial to explore oral tranexamic acid as adjunct for the treatment for postpartum hemorrhage
Oral tranexamic acid (TXA), if effective in reducing blood loss after delivery for women experiencing primary PPH, could be administered where parenteral administration is not feasible. This trial assessed the... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Ayisha Diop, Dina Abbas, Nguyen thi Nhu Ngoc, Roxanne Martin, Ange Razafi, Hoang Thi Diem Tuyet and Beverly Winikoff Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors influencing sexual and reproductive health of Muslim women: a systematic review
In Islamic societies, issues related to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) are rarely discussed and considered sensitive subjects. This review aimed to identify any personal, religious, cultural, or structur... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Noura Alomair, Samah Alageel, Nathan Davies and Julia V. Bailey Tags: Review Source Type: research

Developing a perinatal palliative care service package for women with fetal anomaly diagnosis: protocol for mixed methods study
Diagnosis of perinatal anomalies is a stressful experience that can negatively affect mothers, families, health-care systems, and societies. Perinatal palliative care (PPC) is a new development in maternity se... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 4, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Ziba Raisi Dehkordi, Shahnaz Kohan, Maryam Rassouli, Elahe Zarean and Azadeh malekian Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Experiences of pregnancy in adolescence of internally displaced women in Bogot á: an ethnographic approach
Pregnancy in adolescence is higher among internally displaced women in Colombia than non-displaced women. It is defined as a problem with significant negative outcomes by both biomedical and epidemiological ap... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - March 2, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Yazmin Cadena-Camargo, Anja Krumeich, Maria Claudia Duque-P áramo and Klasien Horstman Tags: Research Source Type: research

“Promote locally led initiatives to fight female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C)” lessons from anti-FGM/C advocates in rural Kenya
Female Genital Mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a tradition rooted in culture and involves the partial or total removal or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. In Kenya, initiatives ... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 28, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Purity Mwendwa, Naomi Mutea, Mary Joy Kaimuri, Aoife De Br ún and Thilo Kroll Tags: Research Source Type: research

Household fuel use and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a Ghanaian cohort study
Accruing epidemiological evidence suggests that prenatal exposure to emissions from cooking fuel is associated with increased risks of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes including hypertensive disorders o... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 22, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Eartha Weber, Kwame Adu-Bonsaffoh, Roel Vermeulen, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch, Diederick E. Grobbee, Joyce L. Browne and George S. Downward Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictors of primary and secondary sexual abstinence among never-married youth in urban poor Accra, Ghana
Sexual abstinence is a key component of the strategy to address unwanted pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections and HIV among youth in sub-Sahara Africa. But contextual pressures make abstaining from sex... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 21, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Nurudeen Alhassan and F. Nii-Amoo Dodoo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: “I feel myself incomplete, and I am inferior to people”: experiences of Sudanese women living with obstetric fistula in Khartoum, Sudan
Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that one of the authors ’ names was mentioned twice. Currently the authors are stated as: (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 19, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Salma A. E. Ahmed and Viva C. Thorsen Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Cannabis use during pregnancy and its relationship with fetal developmental outcomes and psychiatric disorders. A systematic review
This study analyze factors associated to cannabis use in pregnant women, its perceived availability, its risk perception and the relationship between prenatal exposure to cannabis and developmental and mental ... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 17, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Carlos Roncero, Isabel Valriberas-Herrero, Marcela Mezzatesta-Gava, Jos é L. Villegas, Lourdes Aguilar and Lara Grau-López Tags: Review Source Type: research

Perinatal mental health care from the user and provider perspective: protocol for a qualitative study in Switzerland
Mental disorders in the perinatal period (PMD) can severely harm women and their children if not detected early and treated appropriately. Even though mental health care is covered by health insurance and is u... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 17, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Anke Berger, Karin Schenk, Ankica Ging, Sebastian Walther and Eva Cignacco Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Concerns and educational needs of Iranian parents regarding the sexual health of their male adolescents: a qualitative study
Parents play an important role in promoting the sexual health of their adolescents. However, many parents experience several challenges. The purpose of this study was to explore the concerns and educational ne... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 14, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Shahnaz Babayanzad Ahari, Zahra Behboodi Moghadam, Seyed Ali Azin and Raziyeh Maasoumi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Marital communication skills training to promote marital satisfaction and psychological health during pregnancy: a couple focused approach
Studies showed that decreased marital satisfaction and increased risk of depression and anxiety were mutually related. Therefore, this study was conducted to evaluate the effect of communication skills trainin... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 10, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Zahra Alipour, Ashraf Kazemi, Gholamreza Kheirabadi and Ahmad-Ali Eslami Tags: Research Source Type: research

Understanding sexual and reproductive health needs of young women living in Zika affected regions: a qualitative study in northeastern Brazil
In 2016, the World Health Organization declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern due to Zika ’s association with microcephaly and other neurological disorders. Brazil was the epicenter of this... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - February 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Debora Diniz, Moazzam Ali, Ilana Ambrogi and Luciana Brito Tags: Research Source Type: research

Strategies to facilitate safe sexual practices in adolescents through integrated health systems in selected districts of Zimbabwe: a mixed method study protocol
Zimbabwe has the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Sub Saharan Africa. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevalence in adolescents that are from tribes that perfo... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - January 31, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Wilfred Njabulo Nunu, Lufuno Makhado, Jabu Tsakani Mabunda and Rachel Tsakani Lebese Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Obstetric fistula in southern Mozambique: a qualitative study on women ’s experiences of care pregnancy, delivery and post-partum
Obstetric fistula is still common in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) despite the on-going shift to increased facility deliveries in the same settings. The social behavioural circumstances in which fist... (Source: Reproductive Health)
Source: Reproductive Health - January 31, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Helena Boene, Sibone Mocumbi, Ulf H ögberg, Claudia Hanson, Anifa Valá, Anna Bergström, Esperança Sevene and Khátia Munguambe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Authorship in studies conducted in low-and-middle income countries and published by Reproductive Health: advancing equitable global health research collaborations
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Source: Reproductive Health - January 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Ver ónica Pingray, Vanesa Ortega, Sanni Yaya and José M. Belizán Tags: Editorial Source Type: research