Cross-cultural adaption, translation and reliability tests of the Danish version of the Pregnancy Exercise Self-Efficacy Scale
Publication date: Available online 28 July 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Emma J. Bendix, Freja Holmberg Krøner, Signe de Place Knudsen, Jane M. Bendix, Stig Molsted (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - July 29, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Exploring the internship experiences of Swedish final term student midwives: A cross-sectional survey
Publication date: Available online 28 July 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Sofia Zwedberg, Wibke Jonas, Mia Barimani (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - July 29, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Ensuring the sexual and reproductive health and rights in healthcare of women living with HIV
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Ewa Carlsson-Lalloo, Åsa Mellgren, Marie Berg (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - July 19, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Norwegian multicultural doulas’ experiences of supporting newly-arrived migrant women during pregnancy and childbirth: a qualitative study
Publication date: Available online 29 June 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Aina Haugaard, Signe Larsson Tvedte, Marit Stene Severinsen, Lena Henriksen (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - July 1, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Midwives’ practices related to cervical cancer screening during pregnancy: a vignette-based study
Publication date: Available online 28 June 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Léa Kervella, Paul Berveiller, Marie Bourdillon, Anne Rousseau (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - June 30, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Results from a Literature Review of Menstruation-Related Restrictions in the United States and Canada
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Amy Henderson Riley, Laura Slifer, Jessica Hughes, Astha Ramaiya (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - June 22, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

COVID-19 and Abortion: the importance of guaranteeing a fundamental right
Publication date: Available online 6 June 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Andrea Cioffi, Fernanda Cioffi, Raffaella Rinaldi (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - June 8, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Developing confidence during midwifery training: The experience of Swedish final year students
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Lena Bäck, Annika Karlström (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - June 1, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Socioeconomic inequalities in reproductive health care services across Sub-Saharan Africa. A systematic review and meta-analysis
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Oluwasegun Jko Ogundele, Milena Pavlova, Wim Groot (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 29, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Childbirth experiences of Sudanese women living with obstetric fistula – A qualitative study
Publication date: Available online 25 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Salma Ahmed Eljailani, Cynthia Khamala Wangamanti, Viva Combs Thorsen (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 26, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Low use of vacuum extraction: Health care Professionals’ Perspective in a University Hospital, Dar es Salaam
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Henrik Makokha-Sandell, Andrew Mgaya, Johanna Belachew, Helena Litorp, Kidanto Hussein, Birgitta Essén (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 24, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Young adults’ sexual health in the digital age: Perspectives of care providers
Publication date: Available online 21 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Laura E. Anderson, Genevieve A. Dingle, Beth O'Gorman, Matthew J. Gullo (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 23, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Contraceptives and sexual behaviours in predicting pregnancy rates in HIV prevention trials in South Africa: past, present and future implications
Publication date: Available online 18 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Handan Wand, Tarylee Reddy, Reshmi Dassaye, Jothi Moodley, Sarita Naidoo, Gita Ramjee (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 20, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Maternal health care in India: A reflection of 10 years of National Health Mission on the Indian maternal health scenario
Publication date: October 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Volume 25Author(s): Arabinda Ghosh, Rohini Ghosh (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 18, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Potentially traumatic events, fear of childbirth and posttraumatic stress disorder during pregnancy in Stockholm, Sweden: A cross-sectional study
Publication date: October 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Volume 25Author(s): Anna Persson, Sofia Lindmark, Kerstin Petersson, Erin Gabriel, Malin Thorsell, Karolina Lindström, Mona Göransson, Gunilla Cardell, Åsa Magnusson (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 18, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Acknowledgement of Reviewers 2019
Publication date: June 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Volume 24Author(s): (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 14, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Variation in contraceptive prevalence rates in Tanzania: a multilevel analysis of individual and regional determinants
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Mackfallen G. Anasel, Hinke Haisma, Eva Kibele (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 12, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Maternal health care in India: A reflection of 10 years of National Health Mission on the Indian maternal health scenario
Publication date: Available online 12 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Arabinda Ghosh, Rohini Ghosh (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 12, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Workplace sexual harassment among nurses of a University Hospital in Egypt
Publication date: Available online 6 May 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Rania A Maghraby, Omaima Elgibaly, Amira F El-Gazzar (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - May 8, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

The decade of the midwife!
Publication date: June 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Volume 24Author(s): Cadee Franka, Wiklund Ingela (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 29, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Fear of childbirth, potentially traumatic events and posttraumatic stress disorder during pregnancy in Stockholm, Sweden: a cross-sectional study
Publication date: Available online 27 April 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Anna Persson, Sofia Lindmark, Kerstin Petersson, Erin Gabriel, Malin Thorsell, Karolina Lindström, Mona Göransson, Gunilla Cardell, Åsa Magnusson (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 28, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

The first year of decade of the midwife!
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Cadee Franka, Wiklund Ingela (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 28, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Medication used in Denmark in the latent phase of labor – do we know what we are doing?
Publication date: Available online 20 April 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Julie Glavind, Tine Greve, Mie Gaarskjaer de Wolff, Mette Kabell Hansen, Tine Brink Henriksen (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 21, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Enablers and barriers of exclusive breastfeeding among employed women in low and lower middle-income countries
Publication date: Available online 17 April 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Kahsu Gebrekidan, Ensieh Fooladi, Virginia Plummer, Helen Hall (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 17, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Midwife-led integrated pre-birth training and its impact on the fear of childbirth. A qualitative interview study
Publication date: October 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Volume 25Author(s): David Onchonga, Ákos Várnagy, Margaret Keraka, Pius Wainaina (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 17, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Attitudes towards male partner HIV testing among low-income, minority pregnant women and their partners
Publication date: Available online 16 April 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Lynn M. Yee, Karolina Leziak, Jenise Jackson, Emily S. Miller (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 17, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Women’s experience from midwife-led, integrated pre-birth training; and its influence on childbirth fear. A qualitative interview study
Publication date: Available online 12 April 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): David Onchonga, Ákos Várnagy, Margaret Keraka, Pius Wainaina (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 14, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Norwegian women’s motivations and preparations for freebirth—a qualitative study
Publication date: Available online 4 April 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Lena Henriksen, Maria Nordström, Ingeborg Nordheim, Ingela Lundgren, Ellen Blix (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - April 5, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Birth outcome in a caseload study conducted in a rural area of Sweden-a register based study
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Ingegerd Hildingsson, Annika Karlström, Christine Rubertsson, Birgitta Larsson (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - March 21, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Prevalence of fear of childbirth in a sample of gravida women in Kenya
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): David Onchonga, Vahideh MoghaddamHosseini, Margaret Keraka, Ákos Várnagy (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - March 21, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Sub-optimal use of ultrasound examinations may result in underperformance of Vietnamese maternity care - A qualitative study of midwives’ experiences and views
Publication date: Available online 17 March 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Sophia Holmlund, Pham Thi Lan, Kristina Edvardsson, Joseph Ntaganira, Sophie Graner, Rhonda Small, Ingrid Mogren (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - March 18, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Birth preparedness and Complication Readiness among Antenatal care clients in Upper Egypt
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Mirette M Aziz, Randa M Shams El-Deen, Marwa A Allithy (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - March 14, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Factors associated with contraceptive use in rural Nepal: gender and decision-making
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Preeti K. Mahato, Zoe A. Sheppard, Edwin van Teijlingen, Nisa De Souza (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - March 14, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Midwives experiences of caring for immigrant women at antenatal care
Publication date: Available online 28 February 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Marie G. Oscarsson, Jean Stevenson-Ågren (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 29, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

A modified caseload midwifery model for women with fear of birth, women’s and midwives’ experiences: a qualitative study
Publication date: Available online 24 February 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Birgitta Larsson, Christine Rubertsson, Ingegerd Hildingsson (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 26, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Low-cost self-paced interventions increase birth satisfaction in first time fathers
ConclusionIncreasing the father’s understanding, role expectations, and preparation for his partner’s childbirth, may be important for fathers birth satisfaction. Expectations around childbirth and expectations of himself might be better managed to improve satisfaction. This study found evidence that simple low-cost interventions can improve birth satisfaction for new fathers. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 21, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Medical and midwifery student attitudes toward moral acceptability and legality of abortion, following decriminalization of abortion in Chile
ConclusionsMedical and midwifery students from not only secular but also religiously-affiliated universities are very supportive of the recent decriminalization of abortion, which presents training opportunities for both types of universities. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 7, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Barriers to reproductive health services for women with disability in low- and middle-income countries: A review of the literature
Publication date: June 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Volume 24Author(s): M. Tara CaseboltAbstractThe aim of this literature review is to determine the existing literature regarding access to reproductive health services for women with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. PubMed, Web of Science, and EBSCOHost Global Health were searched for articles focused on this topic. A total of 16 articles were included in the review. Of these, nine were qualitative, two were mixed-methods, two were literature reviews, one was a policy review, one was a descriptive cross-sectional study, and one was a c...
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 7, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Barriers to the uptake of modern family planning methods among female youth of Temeke District in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A qualitative study
ConclusionsThe main barriers to FP uptake were myths and misconceptions, and fear of side effects. The intimate partner or closest friends were significant decision influencers on contraceptive use, implying that FP campaigns should focus beyond the individual level. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 3, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Multivitamin use and risk of preeclampsia in a high-income population: a cohort study
ConclusionPericonceptional- and early pregnancy multivitamin use was found to be associated with a similar risk of preeclampsia compared to non-users. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 3, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Fear of Childbirth among Pregnant Women and Their Partners in Turkey
ConclusionPartners had a fear of childbirth as well, although the rate of this fear was higher among women. Fear of childbirth caused the couples to prefer cesarean section. There was a relationship between the fear of childbirth among the women and their partners. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 3, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Providing Quality Abortion Care: Findings from a Study of Six States in India
ConclusionTo provide comprehensive quality abortion care, India needs to expand the provider base by including doctors from the Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy streams as also nurses and auxiliary midwives after providing them necessary skills. Medical and nursing colleges and training institutions should expand their curriculum by offering an in-service short-term training on vacuum aspiration (VA) and medical methods of abortion. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - February 1, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Education and training of health care workers for contraceptive service delivery in 21 countries across Europe
ConclusionDifferent models of contraceptive care exist across Europe. Education of relevant HCPs need to be improved and harmonized in the majority of investigated countries. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - January 30, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Parental Experience of Bedside Handover During Childbirth: A Qualitative Interview Study
ConclusionBedside handover was experienced by both parents as a way of being positively included in the care of their newborn. The caregivers were described as being attentive, respectful, and were good listeners. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - January 30, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Induction of labour in earlier gestational weeks – reflections on evidence and clinical practice
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Rikke Damkjær Maimburg (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - January 18, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Contraceptive uptake among post-abortion care-seeking women with unplanned or planned pregnancy in western Kenya
Publication date: Available online 8 January 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Ulrika Rehnström Loi, Marie Klingberg-Allvin, Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson, Elisabeth Faxelid, Monica Oguttu, Marlene MakenziusAbstractObjectivesTo investigate contraceptive uptake among PAC-seeking women reporting either planned pregnancies (PP) or unplanned pregnancies (UP) and to identify factors associated with UP.Study designThis was a sub-study nested in randomised controlled trial (RCT) on women who sought PAC in a low-resource setting in western Kenya. The analysis was based on 807 women who were followed up ...
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - January 9, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Barriers to Reproductive Health Services for Women with Disabilities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Review of the Literature
Publication date: Available online 8 January 2020Source: Sexual & Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): M. Tara CaseboltAbstractThe aim of this literature review is to determine the existing literature regarding access to reproductive health services for women with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. PubMed, Web of Science, and EBSCOHost Global Health were searched for articles focused on this topic. A total of 16 articles were included in the review. Of these, nine were qualitative, two were mixed-methods, two were literature reviews, one was a policy review, one was a descriptive cross-sectional study, and ...
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - January 9, 2020 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Women's choice of delivery site and the surge in private facility-based deliveries in Pakistan: A 28-year trend analysis
This study used data from four waves of Pakistan Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) corresponding with 1990-91, 2006, 2012-13 and 2017-18. Logistic regression was used for empirical analysis.ResultsThe odds of home delivery significantly came down in 2017-18 relative to 1990-91 (OR = 0.09; 95% CI:0.08 - 0.12; P
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - December 17, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Left alone with the emotional surge – a qualitative study of midwives’ and obstetricians’ experiences of severe events on the labour ward
ConclusionsFacing severe obstetric events entails exposure to emotionally demanding situations and hence joint vulnerability. Midwives and obstetricians described a sense of loneliness and perceptions of insecurity regarding the organisational system, managers and colleagues, following a complex, severe event with a woman or her baby during childbirth. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - December 1, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research

Married women’s experiences of intimate partner violence and utilization of antenatal health care in Togo
ConclusionBased on these findings, we have several policy recommendations. For example, there is a need for interventions targeted towards poorer and less educated women. There is also a need to address patriarchal gender norms with community-level education that target both wives and husbands. (Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare)
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - November 28, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research