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  1. Review

    Golden hour of neonatal life: Need of the hour

    “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 ...

    Deepak Sharma

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:16

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  2. Review

    Nasal high flow treatment in preterm infants

    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...

    Calum T. Roberts and Kate A. Hodgson

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:15

    Published on: 6 September 2017

  3. Case report

    The use of non-invasive fetal electrocardiography in diagnosing second-degree fetal atrioventricular block

    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 ...

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

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:14

    Published on: 3 August 2017

  4. Research article

    A retrospective review of the Pediatric Development Clinic implementation: a model to improve medical, nutritional and developmental outcomes of at-risk under-five children in rural Rwanda

    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...

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

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:13

    Published on: 12 July 2017

  5. Research article

    Maternal predictors of neonatal outcomes after emergency cesarean section: a retrospective study in three rural district hospitals in Rwanda

    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...

    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

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:11

    Published on: 13 June 2017

  6. Research article

    Scaling up contraceptives use in the division with lowest contraceptives use in Bangladesh: sources, methods, and determinants

    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...

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

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:10

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  7. Research article

    A review of delivery room resuscitation in very low birth weight infants in a middle income country

    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...

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

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:9

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  8. Research article

    Factors affecting deliveries attended by skilled birth attendants in Bangladesh

    The presence of skilled birth attendants (SBAs) is crucial in childbirth to reduce the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) and to achieve the maternal mortality target of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development...

    Gulam Muhammed Al Kibria, Swagata Ghosh, Shakir Hossen, Rifath Ara Alam Barsha, Atia Sharmeen and S. M. Iftekhar Uddin

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:7

    Published on: 21 March 2017

  9. Review

    Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia – a review

    Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a condition characterized by a defect in the diaphragm leading to protrusion of abdominal contents into the thoracic cavity interfering with normal development of the l...

    Praveen Kumar Chandrasekharan, Munmun Rawat, Rajeshwari Madappa, David H. Rothstein and Satyan Lakshminrusimha

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:6

    Published on: 11 March 2017

  10. Review

    Prevention and treatment of neonatal nosocomial infections

    Nosocomial or hospital acquired infections threaten the survival and neurodevelopmental outcomes of infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, and increase cost of care. Premature infants are partic...

    Jayashree Ramasethu

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:5

    Published on: 13 February 2017

  11. Review

    An overview of available drugs for management of opioid abuse during pregnancy

    The prevalence of opioid abuse in the United States has been steadily increasing over the last several years among many major demographics, including pregnant women. Rise in prenatal opioid abuse has resulted ...

    Jillian Laslo, Jon-Michael Brunner, Daniel Burns, Emily Butler, Autumn Cunningham, Ryan Killpack, Courtney Pyeritz, Kimberly Rinard, Jennifer Childers and Joseph Horzempa

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:4

    Published on: 10 February 2017

  12. Research article

    Introducing eHealth strategies to enhance maternal and perinatal health care in rural Tanzania

    Globally, eHealth has attracted considerable attention as a means of supporting maternal and perinatal health care. This article describes best practices, gains and challenges of implementing eHealth for mater...

    Angelo Nyamtema, Nguke Mwakatundu, Sunday Dominico, Mkambu Kasanga, Fadhili Jamadini, Kelvin Maokola, Donald Mawala, Zabron Abel, Richard Rumanyika, Calist Nzabuhakwa and Jos van Roosmalen

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:3

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  13. Review

    Early onset fetal growth restriction

    Fetal growth restriction (FGR) diagnosed before 32 weeks is identified by fetal smallness associated with Doppler abnormalities and is associated with significant perinatal morbidity and mortality and maternal...

    Andrea Dall’Asta, Valentina Brunelli, Federico Prefumo, Tiziana Frusca and Christoph C Lees

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2017 3:2

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  14. Research article

    Timing and cause of perinatal mortality for small-for-gestational-age babies in South Africa: critical periods and challenges with detection

    Little information exists on timing and cause of death for small-for-gestational-age (SGA) babies in low-and-middle-income-countries (LMICs), despite evidence from high-income countries suggesting critical per...

    Tina Lavin, David B. Preen and Robert Pattinson

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:11

    Published on: 21 October 2016

  15. Research article

    Logistic regression analysis on the determinants of stillbirth in Ethiopia

    Stillbirth is often defined as fetal death after 24 weeks of gestation, but a fetus greater than any combination of 16, 20, 22, 24, or 28 weeks gestational age and 350 g, 400 g, 500 g, or 1000 g birth weight m...

    Kidanemariam Alem Berhie and Habtamu Gebremariam Gebresilassie

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:10

    Published on: 15 September 2016

  16. Research article

    Circadian changes and sex-related differences in fetal heart rate parameters

    Previous researchers have studied circadian changes in the fetal heart rate (FHR) on small sample sizes and in a strictly controlled environment. This study was undertaken to investigate these changes during t...

    Habiba Kapaya, Fiona Broughton Pipkin, Barrie Hayes-Gill and Pamela V. Loughna

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:9

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  17. Research article

    Maternal diet quality and nutrient intake in the gestational period: results from the delta healthy sprouts comparative impact trial

    A woman’s diet while pregnant can play an important role in her reproductive health as well as the health of her unborn child. Diet quality and nutrient intake amongst pregnant women residing in the rural Lowe...

    Lisa M. Tussing-Humphreys, Jessica L. Thomson, Melissa H. Goodman and Sarah Olender

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:8

    Published on: 17 August 2016

  18. Research article

    Neonatal mortality and causes of death in Kersa Health and Demographic Surveillance System (Kersa HDSS), Ethiopia, 2008–2013

    In the world, Neonatal mortality accounts for 40 % of death of children under the age of 5 years. Majority of neonatal deaths occur in developing countries outside of formal health system, among which death in...

    Nega Assefa, Yihune Lakew, Betelhem Belay, Haji Kedir, Desalew Zelalem, Negga Baraki, Melake Damena, Lemessa Oljira, Wondimye Ashenafi and Melkamu Dedefo

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:7

    Published on: 19 July 2016

  19. Review

    Cesarean section in sub-Saharan Africa

    Cesarean section is an essential maternal healthcare service. Its role in labor and delivery care in low- and middle-income countries is complex; in many low-resource settings it is underutilized in the most n...

    Margo S. Harrison and Robert L. Goldenberg

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:6

    Published on: 8 July 2016

  20. Review

    Motherside care of the term neonate at birth

    The rationale for keeping the mother and her newborn together even when neonatal resuscitation is required is presented. The development of a customised mobile resuscitation trolley is detailed explaining how ...

    David Hutchon and Nick Bettles

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:5

    Published on: 30 June 2016

  21. Review

    The timing of umbilical cord clamping at birth: physiological considerations

    While it is now recognized that umbilical cord clamping (UCC) at birth is not necessarily an innocuous act, there is still much confusion concerning the potential benefits and harms of this common procedure. I...

    Stuart B. Hooper, Corinna Binder-Heschl, Graeme R. Polglase, Andrew W. Gill, Martin Kluckow, Euan M. Wallace, Douglas Blank and Arjan B. te Pas

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:4

    Published on: 13 June 2016

  22. Review

    New approaches to management of neonatal hypoglycemia

    Despite being a very common problem after birth, consensus on how to manage low glucose concentrations in the first 48 h of life has been difficult to establish and remains a debated issue. One of the reasons ...

    Paul J. Rozance and William W. Hay Jr.

    Maternal Health, Neonatology and Perinatology 2016 2:3

    Published on: 10 May 2016

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