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Dozens of babies and three mothers died on the wards of a single hospital trust, in what is being described as the largest maternity scandal in the history of the National Health Service

Shaun Lintern (2019)

‘Largest maternity scandal in NHS history’: Dozens of mothers and babies died on wards of hospital trust, leaked report reveals.  Display this record
➡ ethics ; obstetric and gynecologic violence obstetric violence, obstetrical violence ; stillbirth


Milli Hill, fondatrice du “Positive Birth Movement“ et autrice du livre “Give birth like a feminist“  more…



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While 800,000 women a year are affected by pregnancy and childbirth, how can the struggles for autonomy of pregnant and giving women remain confidential? It is time to deconstruct this unthought of feminism.

Laëtitia Négrié, Béatrice Cascales (2016)

L’accouchement est politique. Fécondité, femmes en travail et institutions. Éd. L’Instant Présent  Display this record
➡ public health ; obstetric and gynecologic violence obstetric violence, obstetrical violence ; deontology ; risk of litigation ; informed consent


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The medical and social regulations for the relief of pain in childbirth contribute to the construction of an emotionally standardized motherhood and reveal important social issues: identity issues for women and professional issues for midwives.

Arnal, M (2016)

Soulager les douleurs de femmes lors de l’accouchement. Déviance et normalisation des émotions. Genre, sexualité & société, 16.  Display this record
➡ guidelines ; obstetric and gynecologic violence obstetric violence, obstetrical violence ; social support ; pain medication ; epidural ; informed consent




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It is time we recognized the need for all the professional and maternity consumer groups to unite and agree on the central principles needed to ensure women have safe options when they choose their place of birth, whatever that choice may be.

Hannah G. Dahlen (2019)

Is it Time to Ask Whether Facility Based Birth is Safe for Low Risk Women and Their Babies? EClinicalMedicine, Commentary, Volume 14, page 9-10.  Display this record
➡ evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; guidelines ; public health ; planned homebirth ; hospital ; informed consent


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The risk of perinatal or neonatal mortality was not different when birth was intended at home or in hospital.

Eileen K.Hutton, Angela Reitsma, Julia Simioni, Ginny Brunton, Karyn Kaufman (2019)

Perinatal or neonatal mortality among women who intend at the onset of labour to give birth at home compared to women of low obstetrical risk who intend to give birth in hospital: A systematic review and meta-analyses. EClinicalMedicine, Volume 14, Pages 59-70.  Display this record
➡ evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; guidelines ; public health ; planned homebirth ; hospital ; informed consent


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Hélène Vadeboncoeur (2013)

Une autre césarienne ou un AVAC ? : S’informer pour mieux décider. Fides éditions  Display this record
➡ c-section/caesarean



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Assisted conceptions are at increased risk of developing maternal and fetal complications – many of which may be underappreciated or indeed overappreciated by those who go on to look after pregnant women.

Alison Richardson Myles Taylor Joo P. Teoh Tulay Karasu (2019)

Antenatal management of singleton pregnancies conceived using assisted reproductive technology. Obstetrics & Gynecology.  Display this record
➡ premature baby ; public health ; iatrogeny ; maternal health ; baby’s health ; IVF in vitro fertilisation




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More than a third of women experienced mistreatment and were particularly vulnerable around the time of birth.

Meghan A Bohren, Hedieh Mehrtash, Prof Bukola Fawole, Thae Maung Maung (2019)

How women are treated during facility-based childbirth in four countries: a cross-sectional study with labour observations and community-based surveys. The Lancet, October 08.  Display this record
➡ survey ; ethics ; psychology ; obstetric and gynecologic violence obstetric violence, obstetrical violence ; informed consent


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In current practice, no cervical ripening method appears clearly superior to the others considering all effectiveness and safety outcomes.

Pauline Blanc‐Petitjean, Bruno Carbonne, Catherine Deneux‐Tharaux, Marina Salomé, François Goffinet, Camille Le Ray (2019)

Comparison of effectiveness and safety of cervical ripening methods for induction of labour: A population‐based study using coarsened exact matching  Display this record
➡ induction of labor ; ripening of cervix




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Community-initiated kangaroo mother care substantially improves newborn baby and infant survival.

Sarmila Mazumder, Sunita Taneja, Brinda Dube, Kiran Bhatia, Runa Ghosh, Medha Shekhar, Bireshwar Sinha, Rajiv Bahl, PhD Jose Martines, Prof Maharaj Kishan Bhan, Prof Halvor Sommerfelt, Nita Bhandari (2019)

Effect of community-initiated kangaroo mother care on survival of infants with low birthweight: a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, October 4.  Display this record
➡ newborn care ; low birth weight



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