Journal of Pregnancy
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#1Yohannes Moges (Debre Berhan University)H-Index: 1
#2Solomon Adanew Worku (Debre Berhan University)H-Index: 1
Last. Bayew Kelkay (Health Science University)H-Index: 1
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#1Esther C. Atukunda (Mbarara University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 6
#2Godfrey R Mugyenyi (Mbarara University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 6
Last. Lynn T. Matthews (UAB: University of Alabama at Birmingham)H-Index: 20
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Background. Utilization of perinatal services in Uganda remains low, with correspondingly high rates of unskilled home deliveries, which can be life-threatening. We explored psychosocial and cultural factors influencing birthing choices for unskilled home delivery among postpartum women in rural southwestern Uganda. Methods. We conducted in-depth qualitative face-to-face interviews with 30 purposively selected women between December 2018 and March 2019 to include adult women who delivered from t...
Background. The objective of this study was to estimate and identify the determinants of hemoglobin concentration before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and after labor and delivery. Methods. A prospective cohort study design was implemented. Data were collected from May 2015 to September 2018. A simple random sampling technique was used to select the participants. An interview technique was used to collect the data. Blood samples were collected before pregnancy, during each trimester, during labor...
#1Gabriel Makuei (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 1
#2Mali Abdollahian (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 8
Last. Kaye Marion (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 7
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Maternal mortality rate (MMR) is one of the main worldwide public health challenges. Presently, the high levels of MMR are a common problem in the world public health and especially, in developing countries. Half of these maternal deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa where little or nothing progress has been made. South Sudan is one of the developing countries which has the highest MMR. Thus, this paper deploys statistical analysis to identify the significant physiological causes of MMR in South S...
#1Isadora da Rosa Hoefel (UFCSPA: Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre)H-Index: 2
Last. Renan Rangel Bonamigo (UFRGS: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)H-Index: 7
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Objective. To determine the prevalence of skin changes during pregnancy and to relate their occurrence to specific factors in a population of south Brazil. Methods. A cross-sectional analytical study was carried out with 1284 puerperal patients. A questionnaire about skin changes during pregnancy was developed and applied by the authors to all puerperal women admitted in a tertiary hospital in south Brazil. Results. The appearance of striae during pregnancy was reported by 633 women (49.5%) and ...
#1S. O. Oiye (UoN: University of Nairobi)H-Index: 5
#1Shadrack O OiyeH-Index: 1
Last. Fatuma Adan (Great Lakes University)
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Background Undesirable effects of a daily regimen of iron and folic acid ingested jointly (iron-folate) are potential disincentives to optimal antenatal supplementation. We intended to profile antenatal iron-folate side effects and elucidate their influence on supplementation duration in low-resource rural Kenya. Methods This was a cross-sectional descriptive study of randomly selected postnatal mothers of under-five-year-old children. Using a modified WHO Safe Motherhood Assessment standard que...
#1Kiattisak Kongwattanakul (KKU: Khon Kaen University)H-Index: 3
#2Rungroj Thamprayoch (KKU: Khon Kaen University)
Last. Pisake Lumbiganon (KKU: Khon Kaen University)H-Index: 43
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Objective. To determine risks of severe adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes in women with repeated cesarean delivery (CD) and primary CD compared with those with vaginal delivery (VD). Methods. Data of this cross-sectional study were extracted from 2,262 pregnant women who gave birth between August 2014 and December 2016, at Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University. Severe maternal outcomes were categorized based on the World Health Organization criteria. Adjusted odds ratio (aOR) and 95% c...
#1Yosef Haile (Arba Minch University)
#2Fikru Tafese (JU: Jimma University)H-Index: 4
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Background: A partograph is a graphic representation of labor which is used by health professionals for monitoring labor progress and fetal and maternal wellbeing. However, its utilization and associated factors have not been studied yet in Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Hence, the aim of this study was to determine partograph utilization and associated factors among obstetric care providers at public health facilities in Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Methods: A facility-based cross-sectional...
#1Grace Chiudzu (UNIMA: University of Malawi)
#2Augustine T. Choko (Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme)H-Index: 14
Last. Jon Øyvind Odland (NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology)H-Index: 31
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: Preterm birth is delivery before 37 completed weeks. A study was conducted to evaluate the association of maternal serum concentrations of selenium, copper, and zinc and preterm birth. There were 181 women in this nested case-control study, 90/181 (49.7%) term and 91/181 (50.3%) preterm pregnant women. The overall mean serum concentration of selenium was 77.0, SD 19.4 μg/L; of copper was 2.50, SD 0.52 mg/L; and of zinc was 0.77, SD 0.20 mg/L with reference values of 47-142 μg/L, 0.76-1.59 mg/L...
#1Asmamaw Demis (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
#2Ribka Nigatu (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)
Last. Getnet Gedefaw (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
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Background. Now a day, satisfaction had been identified as the major index to assess the quality of health-care provision in the world including Ethiopia. Mothers judge the quality of intrapartum care received based on their satisfaction with the services provided, thus influencing their utilization of the available health facilities. Therefore, this study aimed to assess maternal satisfaction with intrapartum care and associated factors among mothers who gave birth in public hospitals in North ...
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