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Pregnancy complications

Family decision making for Madurese women with pregnancy complications: a qualitative study

This study used a qualitative phenomenological approach, which is used to investigate a particular event, in terms of what and how the experience was perceived, from the perspective of those who...

Reviewing the effect of hyperemesis gravidarum on women's lives and mental health

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a pregnancy condition characterised by extreme levels of intractable nausea and vomiting, fatigue, distorted olfaction responses and hypersalivation Symptoms can lead to...

Deliberately unassisted birth in Ireland: Understanding choice in Irish maternity services

In Ireland, some women who are unable to access a midwife-attended homebirth are choosing to give birth at home without assistance This paper describes the experience of four such women, whose stories...

Knowledge of pregnancy danger signs and associated factors among Malaysian mothers

In 2013, there were an estimated 289 000 maternal deaths worldwide—most of which may be considered preventable (World Health Organization (WHO), 2014) Direct obstetric causes were a leading factor in...

A modified early obstetric warning system

For the majority of women childbearing is a normal life event Physiological adaptations usually ensure a woman has a healthy pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal recovery However, the increased...

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