A prospective cohort study of pregnancy risk factors and birth outcomes in Aboriginal women
- Shoulder dystocia: a comparison of patients with and without diabetes mellitus. Levy, Amalia; Sheiner, Eyal; Hammel, Rachel; Hershkovitz, Reli; Hallak, Mordechai; Katz, Miriam; Mazor, Moshe // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Jan2006, Vol. 273 Issue 4, p203
Background: The study was aimed to compare pregnancies complicated with shoulder dystocia, of patients with and without diabetes mellitus. Methods: A comparison of all singleton, vertex, term deliveries between the years 1988â€“1999, complicated with shoulder dystocia with and without...
- Management of Suspected Fetal Macrosomia. Zamorski, Mark A.; Biggs, Wendy S. // American Family Physician;01/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p302
Provides information on the medical management of fetal macrosomia. Definition; Risk factors; Intervention.
- Male involvement during pregnancy and childbirth: men's perceptions, practices and experiences during the care for women who developed childbirth complications in Mulago Hospital, Uganda. Kaye, Dan K.; Kakaire, Othman; Nakimuli, Annettee; Osinde, Michael O.; Mbalinda, Scovia N.; Kakande, Nelson // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Development of appropriate interventions to increase male involvement in pregnancy and childbirth is vital to strategies for improving health outcomes of women with obstetric complications. The objective was to gain a deeper understanding of their experiences of male involvement in...
- POINT. // Down to Earth;10/16/2016, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p11
Statistics are given regarding the women in India who died during pregnancy or childbirth in 2015 due to inadequate facilities.
- LABOUR WITH AN OVERDISTENDED UTERUS. // Managing Complications in Childbirth & Pregnancy;2003, pS87
The article offers medical treatment when a woman in labor has an overdistended uterus or symphysisfundal height more than expected for the period of gestation. During diagnosing, it is claimed that if one fetus is felt on abdominal examination, then there can be an excess of amniotic fluid or a...
- Trends in Deliveries, Prenatal Care, and Obstetrical Complications in Women With Pregestational Diabetes. Feig, Denice S.; Razzaq, Asma; Sykora, Kathy; Hux, Jan E.; Anderson, Geoff M. // Diabetes Care;Feb2006, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p232
OBJECTIVE -- To describe recent trends in the proportion of deliveries in women with pregestational diabetes. (PGD), their use of services, and diabetes-related obstetrical complications. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS -- In this population-based retrospective cohort study, comprehensive...
- Home birth safe for low risk women in UK. // Midwifery Matters;Summer2009, Issue 121, p31
This article reports on home childbirth in Great Britain for low-risk pregnant women. The article discusses research on the safety of home births for mothers and infants. Information is also provided on the lack of conclusive evidence indicating an increased risk of infant mortality in home...
- Love Letter. Wesson, Amy // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Sep2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p11
Presents a narrative of the author's experience with childbirth. Involving her daughters in her childbirth experience; Reaction upon learning that her baby has no heartbeat; Views on stillbirth.
- Perinatal Loss: Understanding the Loss, Supporting the Grieving. Bartell, Susan S. // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Sep2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p18
Perinatal loss can have a profound psychological effect on parents, immediately and for months or years after the loss. It is therefore critical that those who work with mothers during pregnancy and shortly after be equipped with the information and tools necessary to support women who suffer...