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  1. Malawi has a high perinatal mortality rate of 40 deaths per 1,000 births. To promote neonatal health, the Government of Malawi has identified essential health care packages for improving maternal and neonatal ...

    Authors: Lily C Kumbani, Ellen Chirwa, Address Malata, Jon Øyvind Odland and Gunnar Bjune
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:30
  2. Each year, more than 1 in 10 of the world’s babies are born preterm, resulting in 15 million babies born too soon. World Prematurity Day, November 17, is a global effort to raise awareness about prematurity. T...

    Authors: Mary V Kinney, Joy E Lawn, Christopher P Howson and José Belizan
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:28
  3. Unmet need for family planning is responsible for 7.4 million disability-adjusted life years and 30% of the maternity-related disease burden. An estimated 35% of births are unintended and some 200 million coup...

    Authors: Abbey Byrne, Alison Morgan, Eliana Jimenez Soto and Zoe Dettrick
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:27
  4. Contraceptive use including short acting, long acting and permanent methods positively influence the socio-economic development of a nation by allowing families to space and limit their family size to their ec...

    Authors: Abulie Takele, Getu Degu and Mezgebu Yitayal
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:26
  5. Home delivery in unhygienic environment is common in Nepal. This study aimed to identify whether practice of delivery is changing over time and to explore the factors contributing to women’s decision for choic...

    Authors: Saraswoti Kumari Shrestha, Bilkis Banu, Khursida Khanom, Liaquat Ali, Narbada Thapa, Babill Stray-Pedersen and Bhimsen Devkota
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:25
  6. Indonesia has high levels of biological need for infertility treatment, great sociological and psychological demand for children, and yet existing infertility services are underutilized. Access to adequate com...

    Authors: Linda Rae Bennett, Budi Wiweko, Aucky Hinting, IB Putra Adnyana and Mulyoto Pangestu
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:24
  7. Preterm birth is a major cause of neonatal mortality, responsible for 28% of neonatal deaths overall. The administration of antenatal corticosteroids to women at high risk of preterm birth is a powerful perina...

    Authors: Fernando Althabe, José M Belizán, Agustina Mazzoni, Mabel Berrueta, Jay Hemingway-Foday, Marion Koso-Thomas, Elizabeth McClure, Elwyn Chomba, Ana Garces, Shivaprasad Goudar, Bhalchandra Kodkany, Sarah Saleem, Omrana Pasha, Archana Patel, Fabian Esamai, Waldemar A Carlo…
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:22
  8. Adolescents in developing countries face a range of sexual and reproductive health problems. Lack of health care service for reproductive health or difficulty in accessing them are among them. In this study we...

    Authors: Mesfin Tilahun, Bezatu Mengistie, Gudina Egata and Ayalu A Reda
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:19
  9. The status of men’s knowledge of and awareness to maternal, neonatal and child health care are largely unknown in Bangladesh and the effect of community focused interventions in improving men’s knowledge is la...

    Authors: Hashima E Nasreen, Margaret Leppard, Mahfuz Al Mamun, Masuma Billah, Sabuj Kanti Mistry, Mosiur Rahman and Peter Nicholls
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:18
  10. Introducing a new method into family planning programs requires careful attention to ensure it meets an actual need and has a positive effect on program goals. The Standard Days Method® is a fertility awarenes...

    Authors: Rebecka Lundgren, Irit Sinai, Priya Jha, Marie Mukabatsinda, Luisa Sacieta and Federico R León
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:17
  11. Vaginal examination (VE), is a frequent procedure during childbirth. It is the most accepted ways to assess progress during childbirth, but its repetition at short intervals has no value. Over years, VE contin...

    Authors: Sahar J Hassan, Johanne Sundby, Abdullatif Husseini and Espen Bjertness
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:16
  12. Caesarean section rates in Brazil have been steadily increasing. In 2009, for the first time, the number of children born by this type of procedure was greater than the number of vaginal births. Caesarean sect...

    Authors: Maria do Carmo Leal, Antônio Augusto Moura da Silva, Marcos Augusto Bastos Dias, Silvana Granado Nogueira da Gama, Daphne Rattner, Maria Elizabeth Moreira, Mariza Miranda Theme Filha, Rosa Maria Soares Madeira Domingues, Ana Paula Esteves Pereira, Jacqueline Alves Torres, Sonia Duarte Azevedo Bittencourt, Eleonora D’orsi, Antonio JLA Cunha, Alvaro Jorge Madeiro Leite, Rejane Silva Cavalcante, Sonia Lansky…
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:15
  13. Intimate partner violence against women is more prevalent in Ethiopia and among the highest in the world. This study was aimed to explore the attitudes of the community on intimate partner violence against wom...

    Authors: Sileshi Garoma Abeya, Mesganaw Fantahun Afework and Alemayeh Worku Yalew
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:14
  14. This study aims at examining parent-young people communication about sexual and reproductive health related topics and factors associated with it from both young people’s and parents’ perspectives.

    Authors: Dessalegn W Tesso, Mesganaw A Fantahun and Fikre Enquselassie
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:13
  15. Malaria infection in pregnancy is a major risk factor for maternal and child death, and substantially increases the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and low birthweight. The aim of this study therefore is to as...

    Authors: Olorunfemi E Amoran, Adebayo A Ariba and Christy A Iyaniwura
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:12
  16. Over the years awareness and uptake of cervical cancer screening services has remained poor in developing countries. Problems associated with cervical cancer incidence include late reporting, ignorance and cul...

    Authors: Chizoma Millicent Ndikom and Bola Abosede Ofi
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:11
  17. Mobile health (mHealth) is emerging as a useful tool to improve healthcare access especially in the developing world, where limited access to health services is linked to poor antenatal care, and maternal and ...

    Authors: Gabriela Cormick, Natalie A Kim, Ashlei Rodgers, Luz Gibbons, Pierre M Buekens, José M Belizán and Fernando Althabe
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:9
  18. Unsafe abortion's significant contribution to maternal mortality and morbidity was a critical factor leading to liberalization of Nepal's restrictive abortion law in 2002. Careful, comprehensive planning among...

    Authors: Ghazaleh Samandari, Merrill Wolf, Indira Basnett, Alyson Hyman and Kathryn Andersen
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:7
  19. One factor that contributes to high maternal mortality in developing countries is the delayed use of Emergency Obstetric-Care (EmOC) facilities. The objective of this study was to determine the factors that hi...

    Authors: Mahmoud Ghazi Tabatabaie, Zahra Moudi and AbouAli Vedadhir
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:5
  20. Rural-to-urban migration involves a high proportion of females because job opportunities for female migrants have increased in urban industrial areas. Those who migrate may be healthier than those staying in t...

    Authors: Le Anh Thi Kim, Lien Thi Lan Pham, Lan Hoang Vu and Esther Schelling
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:4
  21. India launched a national conditional cash transfer program, Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), aimed at reducing maternal mortality by promoting institutional delivery in 2005. It provides a cash incentive to wome...

    Authors: Kristi Sidney, Vishal Diwan, Ziad El-Khatib and Ayesha de Costa
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2012 9:2
  22. IUD uptake remains low in Pakistan, in spite of three major efforts to introduce the IUD since the 1960s, the most recent of these being through the private sector. This study examines barriers to IUD recommen...

    Authors: Sohail Agha, Aslam Fareed and Joseph Keating
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:40
  23. Unsafe abortion is a significant contributor to worldwide maternal mortality; however, abortion law and policy liberalization could lead to drops in unsafe abortion and related deaths. This review provides an ...

    Authors: Janie Benson, Kathryn Andersen and Ghazaleh Samandari
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:39
  24. Understanding the strategies that health care providers employ in order to invite men to participate in maternal health care is very vital especially in today's dynamic cultural environment. Effective utilizat...

    Authors: Lucy I Kululanga, Johanne Sundby, Address Malata and Ellen Chirwa
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:36
  25. to evaluate mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) rates and related factors in HIV-infected pregnant women from a tertiary hospital between 2000 and 2009.

    Authors: Adriane M Delicio, Helaine Milanez, Eliana Amaral, Sirlei S Morais, Giuliane J Lajos, João Luiz C Pinto e Silva and José Guilherme Cecatti
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:35
  26. In 2000, the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set targets for reducing child mortality and improving maternal health by 2015.

    Authors: Marilza VC Rudge, Izildinha Maestá, Paula MSS Moura, Cibele VC Rudge, Glilciane Morceli, Roberto AA Costa, Joelcio Abbade, José C Peraçoli, Steven S Witkin and Iracema MP Calderon
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:34
  27. Improving knowledge of obstetric danger signs and promoting birth preparedness practices are strategies aimed at enhancing utilization of skilled care in low-income countries. The aim of the study was to explo...

    Authors: Jerome K Kabakyenga, Per-Olof Östergren, Eleanor Turyakira and Karen O Pettersson
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:33
  28. To build a reference curve for the area of Wharton's jelly (WJ) in low-risk pregnancies from 13 to 40 weeks and to assess its relationship with estimated fetal weight (EFW).

    Authors: Cristiane Barbieri, Jose G Cecatti, Fernanda G Surita, Maria L Costa, Emilio F Marussi and Jose V Costa
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:32
  29. Pregnancy is a good time to develop healthy lifestyle habits including regular exercise and good nutrition. Programs of physical exercise for pregnant women have been recommended; however, there are few refere...

    Authors: Carmen P Ribeiro and Helaine Milanez
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:31
  30. Zimbabwe suffers from one of the greatest burdens of HIV/AIDS in the world that has been compounded by social and economic instability in the past decade. However, from 2001 to 2009 HIV prevalence among 15-49 ...

    Authors: W Douglas Evans, Noah Taruberekera, Kim Longfield and Jeremy Snider
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:29
  31. Many women in Russia rely on abortion as a primary birth control method. Although refusal to use contraceptives, including condoms, may undermine public health efforts to decrease HIV sexual risk behaviors, fe...

    Authors: Nadia Abdala, Weihai Zhan, Alla V Shaboltas, Roman V Skochilov, Andrei P Kozlov and Tatiana V Krasnoselskikh
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:28
  32. Little is known about the fertility desires of HIV infected individuals on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). In order to contribute more knowledge to this topic we conducted a study to determine if...

    Authors: Walter Kipp, Jennifer Heys, Gian S Jhangri, Arif Alibhai and Tom Rubaale
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:27
  33. Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a harmful traditional practice with severe health complications, deeply rooted in many Sub-Saharan African countries. In The Gambia, the prevalence of FGM/C is 78.3...

    Authors: Adriana Kaplan, Suiberto Hechavarría, Miguel Martín and Isabelle Bonhoure
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:26
  34. A high body mass index (BMI) has been associated with reduced semen quality and male subfecundity, but no studies following obese men losing weight have yet been published. We examined semen quality and reprod...

    Authors: Linn Berger Håkonsen, Ane Marie Thulstrup, Anette Skærbech Aggerholm, Jørn Olsen, Jens Peter Bonde, Claus Yding Andersen, Mona Bungum, Emil Hagen Ernst, Mette Lausten Hansen, Erik Hagen Ernst and Cecilia Høst Ramlau-Hansen
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:24
  35. Women aged 40-44 years in 2005 ought to have been subjected to much more influence on attitudes and knowledge on contraceptive methods during their fertile period than women who were in the same age span in 19...

    Authors: Adam Sydsjö, Ann Josefsson, Marie Bladh and Gunilla Sydsjö
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:23
  36. To evaluate the performance of the WHO criteria for defining maternal near miss and identifying deaths among cases of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) admitted for intensive care.

    Authors: José G Cecatti, João P Souza, Antonio F Oliveira Neto, Mary A Parpinelli, Maria H Sousa, Lale Say and Robert C Pattinson
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:22
  37. Sub-Saharan Africa is among the countries where 10% of girls become mothers by the age of 16 years old. The United Republic of Tanzania located in Sub-Saharan Africa is one country where teenage pregnancy is a...

    Authors: Frida Madeni, Shigeko Horiuchi and Mariko Iida
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2011 8:21

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