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Updated Guidelines on Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth

In June 2017, the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund released the second edition of “Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth: A Guide for Midwives and Doctors.” The nearly 500-page document updated the clinical guidelines from the first edition published in 2000...read more

Categories: Maternal Health

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Risk of gestational hypertension-preeclampsia in women with preceding endometriosis: A nationwide population-based study

The role of vitamin D in pre-eclampsia: A systematic review

Signs of eclampsia during singleton deliveries and early neonatal mortality in low- and middle-income countries from three WHO regions

Foley catheterisation versus oral misoprostol for induction of labour in hypertensive women in India (INFORM): A multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial

Aspirin versus placebo in pregnancies at high risk for preterm preeclampsia

Quality of Routine Labor and Delivery Care in Uttar Pradesh, India: Are Private Facilities Better?

While studies of public facilities in India have indicated generally poor quality of care, evidence from private facilities—particularly for normal labor and delivery—is scarce. In an effort to address this evidence gap, a recent article from the Bulletin of the World Health Organization assessed the quality of essential obstetric and newborn care during routine labor and delivery in Uttar Pradesh, India...read more

Categories: Quality of Maternal Health Care

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Medical and obstetric complications among pregnant women with liver cirrhosis

The impact of uterine immaturity on obstetrical syndromes during adolescence