- Cecily M Begley, Trinity College Dublin
- Matthias Borchert, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
- Miriam Labbok, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Robert W Powers, University of Pittsburgh
- Christine Roberts, The Kolling Institute of Medical Research
- Roger Smith, University of Newcastle
- Jos van Roosmalen, VU University Medical Center
- Peter O'Donovan, BioMed Central
The measurements of maternal morbidity across the world need to be based on standard definitions, which is not currently the case, to allow proper comparisons across regions and to correctly inform future policy.
Women belonging to ethnic minorities reported that they had poorer experiences of maternity services in England than those reported by white women.
Antenatal magnesium sulphate treatment can significantly improve maternal and fetal outcomes when correctly used, but it's misuse, including overdosing, may lead to adverse maternal consequences.
Providing parents of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) neonates with a space they can call their own can lead to a better breastfeeding experience and better parent-child bonding within the NICU.
Despite professing positive attitudes towards antenatal care (ANC), men in rural western Kenya do not facilitate their partners ANC, perceiving it to be “women’s work” and feeling unwelcomed in the care process.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013, 13:212
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