In recent years there has been a growing trend for physician groups to develop guidelines to establish levels of hospital care based on health care team expertise and physical resources. […]» Read more
Lifestyle information and commercial weight management groups to support maternal postnatal weight management and positive lifestyle behaviour: the SWAN feasibility randomised controlled trial.
To assess feasibility of a future randomised controlled trial (RCT) of clinical and cost-effectiveness of lifestyle information and commercial weight-management groups to support postnatal weight management to 12 months post-birth.Two-arm […]» Read more
Maternal characteristics and causes associated with refractory postpartum haemorrhage after vaginal birth: a secondary analysis of the WHO CHAMPION trial data.
To assess the maternal characteristics and causes associated with refractory postpartum haemorrhage (PPH).Secondary analysis of the WHO CHAMPION trial data.23 hospitals in 10 countries.Women from the CHAMPION trial who received […]» Read more
Maternal and Neonatal Morbidity After 4 and 6 Hours of Protracted Active Labor in Nulliparous Term Pregnancies.
To evaluate whether women with protracted active phase labor longer than 6 hours have an increased risk of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes after the implementation of new labor management […]» Read more
Does public reporting of the detection of fetal growth restriction improve clinical outcomes: a retrospective cohort study.
To assess the impact of publicly reporting a statewide fetal growth restriction (FGR) performance indicator.Retrospective cohort study from 2000 to 2017.All maternity services in Victoria, Australia.1,231,415 singleton births at ≥32 […]» Read more
While elevated second trimester maternal serum alpha fetoprotein (msAFP) has been associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, the utility of first trimester msAFP in predicting these outcomes is limited. Some laboratories […]» Read more
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Development of the FAST-M maternal sepsis care bundle: Requires proof of validity in low resource settings.
The article by Coomarasamy et al in this issue of BJOG (BJOG xxxx) makes interesting reading. The paper reports a study that describes the process of developing a maternal sepsis […]» Read more
Maternal lipids are associated with newborn adiposity independent of GDM status, obesity and insulin resistance: a prospective observational cohort study.
To determine association between maternal lipaemia and neonatal anthropometrics in Malaysian mother-offspring pairs.Prospective observational cohort study SETTING: Single tertiary multi-disciplinary antenatal clinic in Malaysia POPULATION: 507 mothers: 145 gestational diabetes […]» Read more
The effect of delayed umbilical cord clamping on cord blood gas analysis in vaginal and cesarean-delivered term newborns without fetal distress: a prospective observational study.
To determine cord blood gas (CBG) parameters variations after three minutes delayed cord clamping (DCC) in vaginal (VD) and cesarean deliveries (CD) at term without fetal distress.prospective observational study.University Hospital.CBG […]» Read more
Association of Pubovisceral Muscle Tear with Functional Capacity of Urethral Closure: Evaluating Maternal Recovery from Labor and Delivery: Pubovisceral Muscle Tear and Urethral Closure Pressure.
Vaginal birth is a risk factor for pubovisceral muscle tear, decreased urethral closure pressure, and urinary incontinence. The relationship between these three factors is complicated. Urinary continence relies on maintaining […]» Read more
Effect of Delayed vs Immediate Umbilical Cord Clamping on Maternal Blood Loss in Term Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends a delay in umbilical cord clamping in term neonates for at least 30 to 60 seconds after birth. Most literature supporting this […]» Read more
To estimate the incidence of anemia in pregnancy and compare the maternal and perinatal outcomes of women with and without anemia.We conducted a population-based retrospective cohort study on all pregnant […]» Read more
Maternal Zika Virus Infection: Association With Small-for-Gestational-Age Neonates and Preterm Birth.
To evaluate whether antenatal Zika virus infection is associated with risk of having a small-for-gestational-age (SGA) neonate, risk of preterm birth, and lower mean birth weight of term neonates.For this […]» Read more
To provide U.S. case-based preeclampsia health care cost estimates for mothers and infants from a U.S. payer perspective, with comparisons with both uncomplicated and hypertensive pregnancies.Electronic health record and billing […]» Read more
Development of the FAST-M maternal sepsis care bundle for use in low resource settings: a modified Delphi process.
To develop a sepsis care bundle for the initial management of maternal sepsis in low resource settings.Modified Delphi process.Participants from 34 countries.Healthcare practitioners working in low resource settings (n=143; 34 […]» Read more
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Prediction of spontaneous vaginal delivery in nulliparous women with a prolonged second stage of labor: the value of intrapartum ultrasound.
Abstract: A limited number of studies have addressed the role of intrapartum ultrasound in the prediction of the mode of delivery in women with prolonged second stage of labor.To evaluate […]» Read more
Prospective evaluation of screening performance of first trimester prediction models for preterm preeclampsia in Asian population.
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Placental pathology in live births conceived with in vitro fertilization after fresh and frozen embryo transfer.
Abstract: The availability and use of frozen embryos after ovarian hyperstimulation for assisted reproduction has increased with improvement in vitrification techniques and the rise of pre-implantation genetic testing. However, there […]» Read more
MAVRIC: A Multicentre Randomised Controlled Trial of Transabdominal Versus Transvaginal Cervical Cerclage.
Abstract: Vaginal cerclage (a suture around the cervix) is commonly placed in women with recurrent pregnancy loss. These women may experience late miscarriage or extreme preterm delivery, despite being managed […]» Read more
Producing valid statistics when legislation, culture and medical practices differ for births at or before the threshold of survival: Report of a European workshop.
Abstract: Perinatal mortality is a major population health indicator providing important signals about the state of maternity care and measures of the current and future health of mothers and newborns. […]» Read more
Abstract: Cardiovascular conditions are now the leading cause of maternal death in both the US (Petersen EE et al MMWR Morb Mortality Wkly Rep 2019; 68:762-765) and the UK (Knight […]» Read more
The impact of maternal pre-pregnancy impaired fasting glucose on preterm birth and large for gestational age: a large population-based cohort study.
Abstract: The impact of maternal pre-pregnancy impaired fasting glucose on preterm birth and large for gestational age has been poorly understood.We aimed to estimate the impact of pre-pregnancy impaired fasting […]» Read more
Preterm birth phenotypes in women with autoimmune rheumatic diseases: A population based cohort study.
Abstract: To investigate preterm birth (PTB) phenotypes in women with different autoimmune rheumatic diseases in a large population-based cohort.Retrospective cohort study.California, USA.All live singleton births in California between 2007 and […]» Read more
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