The relationship between maternal education and mortality among women giving birth in health care institutions: Analysis of the cross sectional WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health
- A cross sectional study evaluating screening using maternal anthropometric measurements for outcomes of childbirth in Ugandan mothers at term. Munabi, Ian G.; Luboga, Samuel Abilemech; Mirembe, Florence // BMC Research Notes;2015, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Background: Birth related newborn and maternal mortality/morbidity remains high in most of sub-Saharan Africa compared to the rest of the world. In this low income region there is a need for valid, low cost, easy to use mass screening tests. This study looked at the screening value of maternal:...
- The influence of maternal health education on the place of delivery in conflict settings of Darfur, Sudan. Adam, Izzeldin F. // Conflict & Health;10/5/2015, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Background: Armed conflict and socio-demographic characteristics of internally displaced persons (IDPs) are very important factors that influence the provision of reproductive health (RH) in humanitarian settings. Maternal health education plays a crucial role to overcome the barriers of RH...
- Ongoing lack of facility-based delivery care in sub-Saharan Africa. // Africa Health;Jul2013, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p13
The article discusses a study, conducted by researchers Susheela Singh, Jacqueline E. Darroch and Lori S. Ashford, which has found that 44 million women and their newborns lacked facility-based delivery care in 2012 in the developing world.
- Risk and Assisted Delivery. King, Dale // International Journal of Childbirth Education;Jun2000, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p23
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- Challenges and opportunities for implementing evidence-based antenatal care in Mozambique: a qualitative study. Biza, Adriano; Jille-Traas, Ingeborg; Colomar, Mercedes; Belizan, Maria; Harris, Jennifer Requejo; Crahay, Beatrice; Merialdi, Mario; My Huong Nguyen; Althabe, Fernando; Aleman, Alicia; Bergel, Eduardo; Carbonell, Alicia; Chavane, Leonardo; Delvaux, Therese; Geelhoed, Diederike; Gülmezoglu, Metin; Malapende, Celsa Regina; Melo, Armando; Osman, Nafissa Bique; Widmer, Mariana // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;9/2/2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: Maternal mortality remains a daunting problem in Mozambique and many other low-resource countries. High quality antenatal care (ANC) services can improve maternal and newborn health outcomes and increase the likelihood that women will seek skilled delivery care. This study explores...
- Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes by Mode of Delivery in Senegal and Mali: A Cross-Sectional Epidemiological Survey. Briand, Valérie; Dumont, Alexandre; Abrahamowicz, Michal; Sow, Amadou; Traore, Mamadou; Rozenberg, Patrick; Watier, Laurence; Fournier, Pierre // PLoS ONE;Oct2012, Vol. 7 Issue 10, Special section p1
Objective: In the context of rapid changes regarding practices related to delivery in Africa, we assessed maternal and perinatal adverse outcomes associated with the mode of delivery in 41 referral hospitals of Mali and Senegal. Study Design: Cross-sectional survey nested in a randomised cluster...
- Philippines: Most births are `home-births'. // Women's International Network News;Spring95, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p40
Reveals that 75 percent of infant deliveries in the Philippines take place at home with a traditional birth attendant. Percentage of women who received care after delivery; Necessity of upgrading district hospitals to improve maternal survival; Percentage of unwanted pregnancies.
- Maternal Minimum-Stay Legislation: Cost and Policy Implications. Raube, Kristiana; Merrell, Katie // American Journal of Public Health;Jun99, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p922
Objectives. Recently, most state legislatures and Congress have passed laws mandating insurance coverage for a minimum period of inpatient care following delivery. This study analyzed the likely cost implications of one state's law. Methods. Hospital discharge records for Illinois women who gave...
- Birthing pool a big success. // Nursing Standard;2/8/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 22, p10
The article reports on the increase in the number women who deliver their babies at the birthing pool in Montrose Infirmary in Tayside, Scotland. After the hospital staff raised money to repair the suite, the rate in water births are making up more than half of all deliveries in their maternity...