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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-12T01:32:12-0400
The study design is a prospective, single institution, randomized control trial in which the introduction of a birth plan is the intervention and a comparison of the rate of Caesarean sect...
The study is a part of a PhD thesis. The study aims to develop a specific midwifery intervention consisting of two components; women writing about the birth experience and reviewing their ...
In China, birth defects can reach as high as 5.6%, about 900,000 new cases of birth defects are added each year, making it the second cause of death for infants, with a total death rate of...
The prediction of preterm birth is beneficial because it initiates early treatment to minimize risk. It defines a population at risk to provide particular treatment and may lead us to a be...
Accumulating data on early intervention for preterm infants in Western countries have demonstrated short- to medium-term benefits on enhancing child cognitive outcome. Furthermore, the cum...
The burden of maternal and neonatal mortality remains persistently high in Nigeria. Sepsis contributes significantly to both maternal and newborn mortality, and safe delivery kits have long been promo...
Antenatal corticosteroid therapy (ACT) is used clinically to prepare the fetal lung for impending preterm birth, but animal and human studies link corticosteroids to smaller birth size. Whether ACT is...
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between perceived discrimination in perinatal care and birth outcomes of women giving birth to an Aboriginal baby in South Australia using met...
There is a paucity of studies conducted in India on neonatal outcomes of preterm birth and low birth weight. Hence, we aimed to assess the impact of preterm birth and low birth weight on medical condi...
There has been a small, but significant, increase in community births (home and birth-center births) in the United States in recent years. The rate increased by 20% from 2004 to 2008, and another 59% ...
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
Official certifications by a physician recording the individual's birth date, place of birth, parentage and other required identifying data which are filed with the local registrar of vital statistics.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.