Preferences of support and barriers and facilitators to help-seeking in pregnant women with severe fear of childbirth in Sweden: a mixed-method study
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by Carita Nordin-Remberger, Michael B. Wells, Joanne Woodford, Karin S. Lindelöf and Margareta Johansson
2d ago
There are few support interventions for women with fear of childbirth tailored towards type of fears and parity. To inform the future development of an acceptable and relevant intervention for women with sever ..read more
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High manifestations of food insecurity and hunger among pregnant and lactating women during post-conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia: a community-based study
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by Ataklti Gebretsadik Woldegebriel, Gebremedhin Gebreegziabiher Gebrehiwot, Ataklti Gessesse Teka, Hagos Amare Gebreyesus, Tesfay Teklemariam Weldeslassie, Abraham Aregay Desta, Haftamu Kebede Yigzaw, Nega Mamo Bezabih, Haylom Kahsay Baryau, Mekonnen Haileselassie and Mengish Bahresilase Gebregziabiher
2d ago
Food insecurity is a state or condition in which people have limited or uncertain physical, social, and economic access to safe, sufficient, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs. Since no thorough e ..read more
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Impact evaluation of invisible intimate partner violence on maternal healthcare utilization in Pakistan
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by Xinfang Xu, Di Liang, Saeed Anwar, Yanan Zhao and Jiayan Huang
2d ago
Existing research has shown that intimate partner violence (IPV) may hinder maternal access to healthcare services, thereby affecting maternal and child health. However, current studies have ignored whether em ..read more
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Maternal and neonatal outcome in pregnant women undergone induction of labor at Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
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by Shweta Jaiswal, Willbroad Kyejo and Charles Kilewo
2d ago
Labor induction is a common obstetric intervention aimed at initiating labor when spontaneous onset is delayed or deemed necessary for maternal or fetal well-being. Despite its widespread use, the practice’s i ..read more
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Magnitude of neonatal sepsis and its associated factors among neonates admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit in Hawassa Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Sidama Regional State, Ethiopia, 2020
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by Frehiwot Sisay Baheru, Bisrat Zeleke Shiferaw, Tigistu Toru and Fisha Alebel GebreEyesus
2d ago
Neonatal sepsis is one of the most common causes of disease and death among neonates globally. And it made a great contribution to neonatal admission to intensive care units. To mitigate the ongoing neonatal c ..read more
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Iron deficiency anemia status in Iranian pregnant women and children: an umbrella systematic review and meta-analysis
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by Azadeh Dehghani, Roghayeh Molani-Gol, Maryam Rafraf, Fatemeh Mohammadi-Nasrabadi and Rahim Khodayari-Zarnaq
5d ago
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is a global health challenge, especially affecting females and children. We aimed to conduct an umbrella systematic review of available evidence on IDA’s prevalence in Iranian preg ..read more
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Impact of disrespectful maternity care on childbirth complications: a multicentre cross-sectional study in Ethiopia
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by Ephrem Yohannes, Gonfa Moti, Gemechu Gelan, Debra K. Creedy, Laura Gabriel and Carolyn Hastie
5d ago
Globally, disrespectful, and abusive childbirth practices negatively impact women’s health, create barriers to accessing health facilities, and contribute to poor birth experiences and adverse outcomes for bot ..read more
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Development and validation of the physical exercise program “Active Mums” for postpartum recovery: application of the CReDECI-2 guidelines
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by Carla Brites-Lagos, Cristiana Maranhão, Anna Szumilewicz and Rita Santos-Rocha
1w ago
Postpartum physical activity is a public health issue. Reporting on the quality of exercise interventions designs must be ensured in view of the reproducibility and successful implementation of such studies. T ..read more
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Spatial distribution and determinants of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during pregnancy: a secondary data analysis of the 2019 Ghana malaria indicators survey
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by Jean Claude Ndayishimiye and Philip Teg-Nefaah Tabong
1w ago
Malaria during pregnancy is associated with poor maternal, foetal, and neonatal outcomes. To prevent malaria infection during pregnancy, the World Health Organization recommended the use of intermittent preven ..read more
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The impact of continuous and intermittent supportive counseling on self-efficacy and continuation of breastfeeding in lactating women affected by COVID-19: a quasi-experimental trial
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by Maryam Karimi, Azam Maleki and Leila Rastegari
1w ago
Promoting exclusive breastfeeding can have a great effect in reducing the complications and mortality rate of mother and child ..read more
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