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  1. Early attendance at antenatal care (ANC), coupled with good-quality care, is essential for improving maternal and child health outcomes. However, achieving these outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa remains a challe...

    Authors: Yussif Alhassan, Lilian Otiso, Linet Okoth, Lois Murray, Charlotte Hemingway, Joseph M. Lewis, Mandela Oguche, Vicki Doyle, Nelly Muturi, Emily Ogwang, Hellen C. Barsosio and Miriam Taegtmeyer
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:224
  2. Pregnancy is one of the most remarkable experiences in a woman’s life. Prenatal depression, characterized by stress and worry associated with pregnancy, can reach severe levels. On a global scale, mental and a...

    Authors: Solomon Shitu Ayen, Abebaw Wasie Kasahun and Amare Zewdie
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:220

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:302

  3. At present, individualized interventions can be given to patients with a clear etiology of pregnancy loss to improve the subsequent pregnancy outcomes, but the current reproductive status of the patient cannot...

    Authors: Xin Yang, Fangxiang Mu, Jian Zhang, Liwei Yuan, Wei Zhang, Yanting Yang and Fang Wang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:219
  4. Being exposed to crises during pregnancy can affect maternal health through stress exposure, which can in return impact neonatal health. We investigated temporal trends in neonatal outcomes in Switzerland betw...

    Authors: Mathilde Le Vu, Katarina L. Matthes, Marek Brabec, Julien Riou, Veronika W. Skrivankova, Irene Hösli, Sabine Rohrmann and Kaspar Staub
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:218
  5. During pregnancy, physiological changes can affect eating and sleeping habits, which may eventually have negative consequences for maternal and foetal health. To better understand these changes, it is essentia...

    Authors: Ee Yin Kok, Satvinder Kaur, Nurul Husna Mohd Shukri, Nurliyana Abdul Razak and Masaki Takahashi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:217
  6. Early pregnancy nutritional status can be associated with adverse birth outcomes such as small-for-gestational age (SGA) and low birth weight (LBW). BMI (Body Mass Index) and MUAC (Mid-upper arm circumference)...

    Authors: Sobia Ambreen, Nida Yazdani, Abdul Salam Alvi, Muhammad Farrukh Qazi and Zahra Hoodbhoy
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:214
  7. Ritodrine hydrochloride is a widely used beta-adrenergic agonist used to stop preterm labor in Taiwan. Many side effects causing maternal morbidity and mortality have been reported. We report a case complicate...

    Authors: Pei-Tzu Wu, Kun-Long Huang, Ching-Chang Tsai, Hsin-Hsin Cheng, Yun-Ju Lai and Te-Yao Hsu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:213
  8. Women having experienced infertility over a period usually decide on an option for an invitro fertilisation treatment (IVF). However, in the quest to seek help and to be part of motherhood, they sometimes beco...

    Authors: Amoah Vida Maame Kissiwaa and Nicola Fouché
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:212
  9. Although pregnancy-associated heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is increasing and contributing to maternal morbidity, little is known about its impact on pregnancy. We examined the risk fa...

    Authors: Seon Ui Lee, Jae Young Park, Subeen Hong, Jeong Ha Wie, Jae Eun Shin, Sae Kyung Choi, Woo Jeng Kim, Yeon Hee Kim, Yun Sung Jo, In Yang Park, Kicheol Kil and Hyun Sun Ko
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:211
  10. Instrumental vaginal birth, a very common intervention in obstetrics, concerns nearly one in eight women in France. Instrumentally assisted vaginal childbirth can be for maternal and/or fetal indications. Alth...

    Authors: Marine Schaeffer, Marie-Caroline Faisant, Alexandre Buisson, Manon Vanneaux, Pascale Hoffmann and Didier Riethmuller
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:210
  11. Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy (NVP) and hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), common conditions affecting most pregnant women, are highly heritable and associated with maternal and fetal morbidity. However, the ...

    Authors: Yudai Yonezawa, Ippei Takahashi, Hisashi Ohseto, Fumihiko Ueno, Tomomi Onuma, Aoi Noda, Keiko Murakami, Mami Ishikuro, Taku Obara and Shinichi Kuriyama
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:209
  12. The benefit of home blood pressure monitoring during pregnancy and in low-resource settings is incompletely understood. The objective of this study was to explore the experiences, barriers, and facilitators of...

    Authors: Noah Newman, Titus K. Beyuo, Betty A. Nartey, Elorm Segbedzi-Rich, Andrea Pangori, Cheryl A. Moyer, Jody R. Lori, Samuel A. Oppong and Emma R. Lawrence
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:208
  13. Several instruments have been designed to assess the childbirth experience. The Childbirth Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) is one of the most widely used tools. There is an improved version of this instrument, ...

    Authors: Elisabet Machín-Martín, Héctor González-de la Torre, Haridian Bordón-Reyes, Julia Jeppesen-Gutiérrez and Alicia Martín-Martínez
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:207
  14. Maternal delay in timely seeking health care, inadequate health care and the inability to access health facilities are the main causes of maternal mortality in low and middle income countries. The three-delay ...

    Authors: Derese Eshetu Debela, Zeleke Aschalew, Agegnehu Bante, Manaye Yihune, Degefa Gomora, Feisal Hussein, Ayele Sahile and Abera Mersha
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:206
  15. Unplanned pregnancy is common, and although some research indicates adverse outcomes for the neonate, such as death, low birth weight, and preterm birth, results are inconsistent. The purpose of the present st...

    Authors: Isa Reuterwall, Jenny Niemeyer Hultstrand, Alisa Carlander, Maria Jonsson, Tanja Tydén and Merit Kullinger
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:205
  16. An understanding of the prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus among pregnant women is essential at local, national and international level so that appropriate health care interventions can be planned, fi...

    Authors: Claire E. Eades, Katherine A. Burrows, Roza Andreeva, Daniel R. Stansfield and Josie MM. Evans
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:204
  17. Multiple gestations present numerous physical, psychological, social, and economic challenges for women. Understanding the problem-solving experiences of pregnant women carrying multiple can be invaluable. Thi...

    Authors: Zhina Banafshi, Alireza Khatony, Amir Jalali and Rostam Jalali
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:203
  18. Authors: Sasitara Nuampa, Ameporn Ratinthorn, Pisake Lumbiganon, Somporn Rungreangkulkij, Nilubon Rujiraprasert, Natthapat Buaboon, Nampet Jampathong, Alexandre Dumont, Claudia Hanson, Myriam de Loenzien, Meghan A. Bohren and Ana Pilar Betrán
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:202

    The original article was published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2023 23:280

  19. This systematic review and meta-analysis investigated whether the use of azithromycin during labour or caesarean section reduces the incidence of sepsis and infection among mothers and newborns.

    Authors: Haiyan Ye, Jinlu Hu, Bo Li, Xia Yu and Xuemei Zheng
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:200
  20. The objective of this research was to elucidate the association between the length of infertility and the outcomes of intrauterine insemination (IUI) in women of varying ages - a topic that has been the subjec...

    Authors: Chenyang Huang, Qingqing Shi, Jun Xing, Yuan Yan, Xiaoyue Shen, Huizhi Shan, Haixiang Sun and Jie Mei
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:199
  21. Preterm labor is caused by multiple etiologies, including intra-amniotic infection and/or intra-amniotic inflammation, vascular disorders, cervical disease, decidual senescence, and breakdown of maternal–fetal...

    Authors: Puntabut Warintaksa, Waranyu Lertrat, Roberto Romero, Pornpun Vivithanaporn, Paninee Mongkolsuk, Threebhorn Kamlungkuea, Rapeewan Settacomkul, Pisut Pongchaikul and Piya Chaemsaithong
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:197
  22. Behavior change and medication adherence represent potential barriers to optimal prevention of pregnancy complications including preeclampsia. We sought to evaluate baseline sentiments on pregnancy care and me...

    Authors: Alison Cowan, Carrie Haverty, Reece MacDonald and Arkady Khodursky
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:196
  23. Prenatal diagnosis of Berry syndrome, a rare combination of cardiac anomalies including aortopulmonary window (APW), aortic origin of the right pulmonary artery (RPA), interrupted aortic arch (IAA), hypoplasti...

    Authors: Wei Li, Wei Feng, Caihong Chang, Ya Liu, Xue Li, Mofeng Wang, Ling Gan and Jiaqi Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:194
  24. Single umbilical artery (SUA) is strongly associated with foetal structural abnormalities; however, the exact pattern of this association has not been described. We aimed to investigate the occurrence of malfo...

    Authors: Junjin Yu, Qingqin Wu, Fanbin Kong and Yan Ning
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:193
  25. Exposure to household air pollution during pregnancy has been linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes. Improved stove was implemented in Ethiopia to reduce this exposure and related health problems. However, the ...

    Authors: Habtamu Demelash Enyew, Abebe Beyene Hailu and Seid Tiku Mereta
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:192
  26. Timely, appropriate, and equitable access to quality healthcare during pregnancy is proven to contribute to better health outcomes of birthing individuals and infants following birth. Equity is conceptualized ...

    Authors: Zeenat Ladak, Nagma Grewal, Minji Olivia Kim, Stephanie Small, Alexia Leber, Mehdiya Hemani, Qiuyu Sun, Deena M. Hamza, Celia Laur, Noah M. Ivers, Olesya Falenchuk and Richard Volpe
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:191
  27. After the outbreak of COVID-19, a huge part of the health care services was dedicated to preventing and treating this disease. In case of COVID-19 infection, severe COVID-19 is reported more in pregnant indivi...

    Authors: Donya Hatami, Abbas Habibelahi, Nasrin Changizi, Mohammad Heidarzadeh, Marzieh Nojomi, Moein Rast, Kiarash Ansari and Arash Tehrani‐Banihashemi
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:190
  28. Drug use during pregnancy can cause unfavorable fetal and maternal outcomes. Information sharing is essential for pharmacists’ role within intricate, modern healthcare systems. Community pharmacists (CPs) have...

    Authors: Amer A. Koni, Hamzah Qashoa, Abeer Abo Musa, Maen Masri, Walaa Hazem, Sari Taha, Aiman Daifallah, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Amani S Abushanab and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:189
  29. India accounts for the largest number of global neonatal deaths with around 20 per 1000 live births. To improve the utilization of government services for institutional deliveries, Augmented Arogya Laxmi Schem...

    Authors: E R Nandeep, Raja Sriswan Mamidi, Sreenu Pagidoju, Spandana Pamidi, Mahesh Kumar Mummadi, Venkata Raji Reddy G, Chinta Khadar Babu, Samarasimha Reddy N and JJ Babu Geddam
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:188
  30. In sub-Saharan Africa, malaria, which remains a major public health burden, has a prevalence of 9 to 28% and malaria in pregnancy is associated with severe adverse outcomes for the mother and her baby. Here, w...

    Authors: Joseph Mukala, Dominic Mogere, Peter Kirira, Bernard N. Kanoi, Violet Akisa, Francis Kobia, Harrison Waweru and Jesse Gitaka
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:187
  31. A substantial number of women who subsequently become pregnant and give birth have a history of physical, sexual, and/or child abuse. This study investigated the associations of these types of traumas and thei...

    Authors: Anna Suarez and Vera Yakupova
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:186
  32. Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in mothers worldwide. Adequate understanding of this condition improves treatment, control, and prevention. This study evaluated preeclampsi...

    Authors: Haidara Bohsas, Hidar Alibrahim, Sarya Swed, Yasmeen Abouainain, Ahmed Aljabali, Samaa Masoud, Heba Haj Saleh, Tony Aldawoud, Fahima Taleb, Raneem Alnassif Alsheikh, Hassan Fawaz, Danya Mourad, Waleed Farouk Mohamed, Reham Aboushady and Wael Hafez
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:185
  33. At present, the need for vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smokers has not been fully studied. This study is aimed at investigating whether vitamin C supplementation for pregnant smoking women can improve...

    Authors: Lei Wang, Lina Wei, Zhongtian Wang, Xiaoting Ren, Fushuang Yang and Liping Sun
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:184
  34. Although community health worker (CHW) programs focus on improving access to healthcare, some individuals may not receive the intended quality or quantity of an intervention. The objective of this research was...

    Authors: Michelle Olakkengil, Samira Said, Omar Abdalla, Rachel Hofmann, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier and Isabel Fulcher
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:183
  35. Abdominal pregnancy is a rare medical condition that is still missed in developing countries due to inadequate medical facilities. The clinical indicators manifest in various forms and are nonspecific, making ...

    Authors: Hamidou Soumana Diaouga, Maimouna Chaibou Yacouba, Tidjani Mahamat Hissen, Maina Oumara, Inoussa Daouda Bako, Rahamatou Madeleine Garba, Nafiou Idi and Madi Nayama
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:182
  36. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is most prevalent among parturients following a cesarean section (CS). The objective of this study was to assess the practical utility of bilateral compression ultrasonography (CUS...

    Authors: Xiuying Chen, Haiyan Jiang, Aiping Zhou, Quan Zhang, Minmin Du, Yun Sun and Baihui Zhao
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:181
  37. The aim of the retrospective cohort study was to investigate the prognostic effect of subchorionic hematomas (SCH) in the first trimester on pregnancy outcomes after euploid embryo transfer.

    Authors: Weilin Wang, Qing Zhao, Yingbo Liu, Ling Guo, Wei Zhou, Qian Zhang, Junhao Yan and Tianxiang Ni
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:180
  38. Although pregnancy complicated by liver cirrhosis is rare, women with cirrhosis experience increased adverse pregnancy outcomes. This study aimed to evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women with liver cirrhosis an...

    Authors: Zhangmin Tan, Peizhen Zhang, Jin Zhou, Chuo Li, Chengfang Xu and Yuzhu Yin
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:179
  39. Many Mexicans face barriers to receive delivery care from qualified professionals, especially indigenous and poor sectors of the population, which represent most of the population in the state of Chiapas. When...

    Authors: Zeus Aranda, Viviana Caamal, Mariana Montaño, Daniel Bernal and Sergio Meneses
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:173
  40. Multiple pregnancies are much more common today than they were in the past. Twin pregnancies occur in about 4% of pregnancies in Africa. Adverse pregnancy outcome was more common in twin pregnancy than in sing...

    Authors: Tamirat Getachew, Abraham Negash, Adera Debella, Elias Yadeta, Magersa Lemi, Bikila Balis, Tegenu Balcha, Habtamu Bekele, Mohammed Abdurke, Addisu Alemu, Kasiye Shiferaw and Addis Eyeberu
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2024 24:169

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