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  1. Content type: Research article

    Pregnancy is associated with significant changes in maternal cardiovascular system which regulates oxygen and nutrient supply to the growing foetus. Nitric oxide, a physiologic vascular smooth muscle relaxant ...

    Authors: Ebenezer Owusu Darkwa, Robert Djagbletey, Daniel Sottie, Christian Owoo, Naa Martekuor Vanderpuye, Raymond Essuman and George Aryee

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2018 4:3

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Per the 2014 Japanese Midwives Association (JMA) guidelines, midwives were allowed to manage the deliveries for group B streptococcus (GBS)-positive pregnant women in labour at maternity homes without the supe...

    Authors: Kotomi Yamaguchi and Kazutomo Ohashi

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2018 4:4

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Globally, 4 million neonates die annually, with one-third of such deaths occurring as a result of infections. In 2011, there were 7.2million deaths in children below 5 years globally, and a proportion of 40% o...

    Authors: Fortress Yayra Aku, Patricia Akweongo, Kofi Nyarko, Samuel Sackey, Fredrick Wurapa, Edwin Andrew Afari, Donne Kofi Ameme and Ernest Kenu

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2018 4:2

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Acute Bilirubin Encephalopathy in the neonatal period is a major cause of permanent disability. Effective screening and surveillance are essential in the newborn period to enable timely management. Noninvasive...

    Authors: Gwendoline Lilly Tanyaradzwa Chimhini, Simbarashe Chimhuya and Vasco Chikwasha

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2018 4:1

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  5. Content type: Review

    Globally, data show that many women of reproductive age desire to use modern family planning methods. Many of these women do not have access to modern contraceptives, which is termed their ‘unmet need’ for con...

    Authors: Margo S. Harrison and Robert L. Goldenberg

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:24

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  6. Content type: Review

    Although decades have focused on unraveling its etiology, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) remains a chief threat to the health of premature infants. Both modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors contribute t...

    Authors: Sheila M. Gephart, Corrine Hanson, Christine M. Wetzel, Michelle Fleiner, Erin Umberger, Laura Martin, Suma Rao, Amit Agrawal, Terri Marin, Khaver Kirmani, Megan Quinn, Jenny Quinn, Katherine M. Dudding, Tanya Clay, Jason Sauberan, Yael Eskenazi…

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:23

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Early initiation of antenatal care visits is an essential component of services to improving maternal and new born health. The Cameroonian Demographic and Health Survey conducted in 2011 indicated that only 34...

    Authors: Paul Nkemtendong Tolefac, Gregory Edie Halle-Ekane, Valirie Ndip Agbor, Carlson Barbila Sama, Calypse Ngwasiri and Pierre Marie Tebeu

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:29

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  8. Content type: Review

    Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is a long chain poly-unsaturated fatty acid (LCPUFA) that has a role in the cognitive and visual development, as well as in the immune function of newborns. Premature infants are typ...

    Authors: Stephanie L. Smith and Christopher A. Rouse

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:22

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  9. Content type: Review

    Nuchal cord occurs when the umbilical cord becomes wrapped around the fetal neck 360 degrees. Nuchal cords occur in about 10–29% of fetuses and the incidence increases with advancing gestation age. Most are no...

    Authors: Morarji Peesay

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:28

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Excessive postnatal weight retention may pose a threat to a woman’s health and future pregnancies. Women in the Lower Mississippi Delta (LMD) region of Mississippi suffer from among the highest rates of obesit...

    Authors: Lisa M. Tussing-Humphreys, Jessica L. Thomson, Nefertiti OjiNjideka Hemphill, Melissa H. Goodman and Alicia S. Landry

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:20

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Preterm birth (PTB) is the major health problem world-wide; there are few published studies on PTB and folic acid.

    Authors: Manal E. Sharif, Ahmed Mohamedain, AbdelBagi A. Ahmed, Abubakr M. Nasr and Ishag Adam

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:25

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  12. Content type: Review

    Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is commonly associated with pulmonary hypoplasia and pulmonary hypertension (PH). PH associated with CDH (CDH-PH) is frequently resistant to conventional pulmonary vasodil...

    Authors: Satyan Lakshminrusimha, Martin Keszler, Haresh Kirpalani, Krisa Van Meurs, Patricia Chess, Namasivayam Ambalavanan, Bradley Yoder, Maria V. Fraga, Holly Hedrick, Kevin P. Lally, Leif Nelin, Michael Cotten, Jonathan Klein, Stephanie Guilford, Ashley Williams, Aasma Chaudhary…

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:27

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  13. Content type: Review

    Bioethics abolished the prevailing Hippocratic tenet instructing physicians to make treatment decisions, replacing it with autonomy through informed consent. Informed consent allows the patient to choose treat...

    Authors: Thomas P. Sartwelle, James C. Johnston and Berna Arda

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:21

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  14. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Perinatal networks have yielded substantial contribution in decreasing the neonatal mortality rate. We present here the process of implementation of a perinatal network in Yaoundé (Cameroon) based on the Whats...

    Authors: Adidja Amani, Jobert Richie Nansseu, Evelyn M. Mah, Clemence Meguejio Vougmo, Seidou Moluh Moluh and Robinson Mbu

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:26

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  15. Content type: Review

    Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is well established in the management of diabetes mellitus, but its role in neonatal glycaemic control is less clear. CGM has provided important insights about neonatal gluc...

    Authors: Christopher J.D. McKinlay, J. Geoffrey Chase, Jennifer Dickson, Deborah L. Harris, Jane M. Alsweiler and Jane E. Harding

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:18

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  16. Content type: Review

    Arboviruses are emerging infectious diseases with the ability to expand geographically and rapidly affect large populations.

    Authors: Penélope Saldanha Marinho, Antonio José Cunha, Joffre Amim Junior and Arnaldo Prata-Barbosa

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:17

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  17. Content type: Review

    “Golden Hour” of neonatal life is defined as the first hour of post-natal life in both preterm and term neonates. This concept in neonatology has been adopted from adult trauma where the initial first hour of ...

    Authors: Deepak Sharma

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:16

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  18. Content type: Review

    Nasal High Flow (HF) is a mode of ‘non-invasive’ respiratory support for preterm infants, with several potential modes of action, including generation of distending airway pressure, washout of the nasopharynge...

    Authors: Calum T. Roberts and Kate A. Hodgson

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:15

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Complete atrioventricular block in fetuses is known to be mostly associated with autoimmune disease and can be irreversible if no steroids treatment is provided. Conventional methods used in clinical practice ...

    Authors: Igor Lakhno, Joachim A. Behar, Julien Oster, Vyacheslav Shulgin, Oleksii Ostras and Fernando Andreotti

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:14

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  20. Content type: Research article

    As more high-risk newborns survive the neonatal period, they remain at significant medical, nutritional, and developmental risk. However, no follow-up system for early intervention exists in most developing co...

    Authors: Eric Ngabireyimana, Christine Mutaganzwa, Catherine M. Kirk, Ann C. Miller, Kim Wilson, Evodia Dushimimana, Olivier Bigirumwami, Evelyne S. Mukakabano, Fulgence Nkikabahizi and Hema Magge

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:13

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  21. Content type: Research article

    In sub-Saharan Africa, neonatal mortality post-cesarean delivery is higher than the global average. In this region, most emergency cesarean sections are performed at district hospitals. This study assesses mat...

    Authors: Naome Nyirahabimana, Christine Minani Ufashingabire, Yihan Lin, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Robert Riviello, Jackline Odhiambo, Joel Mubiligi, Martin Macharia, Stephen Rulisa, Illuminee Uwicyeza, Patient Ngamije, Fulgence Nkikabahizi and Theoneste Nkurunziza

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:11

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Total fertility rate (TFR) is high and at a static level for the last two decades in Bangladesh. Reduction of fertility by increasing contraceptives use could reduce maternal and neonatal mortality. To achieve...

    Authors: Gulam Muhammed Al Kibria, Vanessa Burrowes, Sharmin Majumder, Atia Sharmeen, Rifath Ara Alam Barsha and Shakir Hossen

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:10

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Advanced levels of delivery room resuscitation in very low birth weight infants are reported to be associated with death and complications of prematurity. In resource limited settings, the need for delivery ro...

    Authors: Daynia E. Ballot, Faustine Agaba, Peter A. Cooper, Victor A. Davies, Tanusha Ramdin, Lea Chirwa, David Rakotsoane and Lethile Madzudzo

    Citation: Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:9

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