Birth-Issues in Perinatal Care

(The median citation count of Birth-Issues in Perinatal Care is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Australian women's experiences of receiving maternity care during the COVID‐19 pandemic: A cross‐sectional national survey38
Developing a woman‐centered, inclusive definition of traumatic childbirth experiences: A discussion paper36
Psychometric validation of a patient‐reported experience measure of obstetric racism© (The PREM‐OB Scale™ suite)35
Mental health among pregnant women with COVID‐19–related stressors and worries in the United States32
The role of pandemic‐related pregnancy stress in preference for community birth during the beginning of the COVID‐19 pandemic in the United States28
Giving birth during the COVID‐19 pandemic, perspectives from a sample of the United States birthing persons during the first wave: March‐June 202026
Perinatal depression in Pakistan: A systematic review and meta‐analysis26
The role of midwifery and other international insights for maternity care in the United States: An analysis of four countries24
United States community births increased by 20% from 2019 to 202022
“I had to fight for my VBAC”: A mixed methods exploration of women’s experiences of pregnancy and vaginal birth after cesarean in the United States21
Racial inequities in the course of treating perinatal mental health challenges: Results from listening to mothers in California20
Coercion and non‐consent during birth and newborn care in the United States18
Parents’ experiences of care offered after stillbirth: An international online survey of high and middle‐income countries18
Birth during the Covid‐19 pandemic: What childbearing people in the United States needed to achieve a positive birth experience17
Influence of parity and infant age on maternal self‐efficacy, social support, postpartum anxiety, and postpartum depression in the first six months in the Maritime Provinces, Canada17
Usability, acceptability, and feasibility of the World Health Organization Labour Care Guide: A mixed‐methods, multicountry evaluation14
Fear of childbirth, nonurgent obstetric interventions, and newborn outcomes: A randomized controlled trial comparing mindfulness‐based childbirth and parenting with enhanced care as usual13
Developing a woman‐centered, inclusive definition of positive childbirth experiences: A discussion paper13
Pregnancy and birth in the United States during the COVID‐19 pandemic: The views of doulas13
Physiological breech birth training: An evaluation of clinical practice changes after a one‐day training program13
Perinatal and postpartum care during the COVID‐19 pandemic: A nationwide cohort study12
Systematic review of barriers to, and facilitators of, the provision of high‐quality midwifery services in India12
Cultural competence and experiences of maternity health care providers on care for migrant women: A qualitative meta‐synthesis12
A realist review to explore how midwifery continuity of care may influence preterm birth in pregnant women11
The role of doulas in respectful care for communities of color and Medicaid recipients11
Is the increase in postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal birth because of altered clinical practice?: A register‐based cohort study10
Relationships and trust: Two key pillars of a well‐functioning freestanding midwifery unit10
Modifiable predictors of breastfeeding status and duration at 6 and 12 months postpartum10
Rural resilience: The role of birth centers in the United States10
The definition, screening, and treatment of postpartum anemia: A systematic review of guidelines10
Do Black birthing persons prefer a Black health care provider during birth? Race concordance in birth9
Mode of birth and development of maternal postnatal post‐traumatic stress disorder: A mixed‐methods systematic review and meta‐analysis9
Access to maternity and prenatal care services in rural Michigan9
More home births during the COVID‐19 pandemic in the Netherlands9
Mental health problems and fear of childbirth: A cohort study of women in an inner‐city maternity service9
Women’s agenda for the improvement of childbirth care: Evaluation of the Babies Born Better survey data set in Spain9
Impact of the COVID‐19 pandemic on perinatal care and outcomes in the United States: An interrupted time series analysis9
Exposure to night‐time light pollution and risk of prolonged duration of labor: A nationwide cohort study9
HIV infection as a risk factor for vaginal dysbiosis, bacterial vaginosis, and candidosis in pregnancy: A matched case‐control study9
Our life at home: Photos from families inform discharge planning for medically complex children9
Health care system barriers and facilitators to early prenatal care among diverse women in Florida8
Latent class analysis of health, social, and behavioral profiles associated with psychological distress among pregnant and postpartum women during the COVID‐19 pandemic in the United States8
Women’s childbirth experiences: A content analysis from the Listening to Mothers in California survey8
Fetal macrosomia in home and birth center births in the United States: Maternal, fetal, and newborn outcomes8
Kairos care in a Chronos world: Midwifery care as model of resistance and accountability in public health settings8
Obstetric factors associated with postpartum post‐traumatic stress disorder after spontaneous vaginal birth8
Maternal and neonatal outcomes among incarcerated women who gave birth in custody7
Cost‐effectiveness of mental health interventions during and after pregnancy: A systematic review7
The impact of family physicians in rural maternity care7
Implementation strategies within a complex environment: A qualitative study of a shared decision‐making intervention during childbirth7
The design of “TeamBirth”: A care process to improve communication and teamwork during labor7
Factors influencing birth setting decision making in the United States: An integrative review7
Midwives’ and obstetricians’ level of knowledge of appropriate gestational weight gain recommendations for pregnancy: A systematic review7
Factors associated with person‐centered care during pregnancy and birth for Black women and birthing people in California6
Accessibility and utilization of antenatal care services in sub‐Saharan Africa during the COVID‐19 pandemic: A rapid review6
CenteringPregnancy in the Netherlands: Who engages, who doesn’t, and why6
The effect of offering a third‐trimester routine ultrasound on pregnancy‐specific anxiety and mother‐to‐infant bonding in low‐risk women: A pragmatic cluster‐randomized controlled trial6
Impact of COVID‐19 on pregnancy worry in the United States6
Spontaneous vaginal birth varies significantly across US hospitals6
Experience predicts the duration of exclusive breastfeeding: The serial mediating roles of attitude and self‐efficacy6
Examining obstetric interventions and respectful maternity care in Hungary: Do informal payments for continuity of care link to quality?6
Breech specialist midwives and clinics in the OptiBreech Trial feasibility study: An implementation process evaluation6
Questionnaire‐based vs universal PCR testing for SARS‐CoV‐2 in women admitted for delivery6
Women’s dissatisfaction with inappropriate behavior by health care workers during childbirth care in France: A survey study6
Second‐trimester and early third‐trimester spontaneous uterine rupture: A 32‐year single‐center survey5
Childbearing at the margins: A systematic metasynthesis of sexual and gender diverse childbearing experiences5
Cord clamping beyond 3 minutes: Neonatal short‐term outcomes and maternal postpartum hemorrhage5
Antibody levels to SARS‐CoV‐2 spike protein in mothers and children from delivery to six months later5
Maintaining certainty in the most uncertain of times5
Neurodevelopmental outcome at 24 months of healthy infants at birth with an umbilical artery blood pH ≤ 7 and/or hyperlactacidemia ≥ 7 mmol/L5
Implementing Essential Coaching for Every Mother during the COVID‐19 pandemic: A pre‐post intervention study5
A cascade of interventions: A classification tree analysis of the determinants of primary cesareans in Australian public hospitals5
Is a randomized controlled trial of waterbirth possible? An Australian feasibility study5
The association between longer durations of the latent phase of labor and subsequent perinatal processes and outcomes among midwifery patients5
Excess of cesarean births in pregnant women with COVID‐19: A meta‐analysis5
The quantification of midwifery research: Limiting midwifery knowledge5
A maternity care home model of enhanced prenatal care to reduce preterm birth rate and NICU use5
Contemporary duration of spontaneous labor and association with maternal characteristics: A French national population‐based study5
Experiences of midwifery care in English prisons4
Making informed choices about cannabis use during pregnancy and lactation: A qualitative study of information use4
Maternal perceptions of cesarean birth care: A qualitative study to inform ERAS guideline development4
A call for critical midwifery studies: Confronting systemic injustice in sexual, reproductive, maternal, and newborn care4
Beyond “patient‐provider race matching.” Black midwives clarify a vision for race‐concordant care to achieve equity in Black perinatal health: A commentary on “Do Black birthing persons prefer a Black4
Effects of cord milking in late preterm infants and full‐term infants: A systematic review and meta‐analysis4
Exploring vaccination practices of midwives in British Columbia4
Preterm and low birthweight birth in the United States: Black midwives speak of causality, prevention, and healing4
A two‐generation approach to postpartum care: Building on the well‐baby visit4
Midwifery knowledge of equitable and culturally safe maternity care for Aboriginal women4
Health care provider support and factors associated with breastfeeding beyond infancy: A cross‐national study4
Successful vertical transmission of SARS‐CoV‐2 antibodies after maternal vaccination4
Preferences of women with low obstetric risk for cesarean or vaginal birth in Poland: Areas for intervention4
The opportunity costs of birth in Australia: Hospital resource savings for a post–COVID‐19 era4
A survey of health care practitioners’ attitudes toward shared decision‐making for choice of next birth after cesarean4
Menstrual symptoms and risk of preterm birth: A population‐based longitudinal study4
High blood pressure in pregnancy, DNA methylation, and later blood pressure in African American women enrolled in the InterGEN Study4
Women’s satisfaction with childbirth in a public hospital in Brazil3
Factors affecting third‐stage management and postpartum hemorrhage in planned midwife‐led home and birth center births in the United States3
Induction of labor or expectant management? Birth outcomes for nulliparous individuals choosing midwifery care3
Preconception health status and associated disparities among rural, Midwestern women in the United States3
Improving communication and teamwork during labor: A feasibility, acceptability, and safety study3
Weekend delivery and maternal–neonatal adverse outcomes in low‐risk pregnancies in the United States: A population‐based analysis of 3‐million live births3
Birth equity on the front lines: Impact of a community‐based doula program in Brooklyn, NY3
The economic burden associated with stillbirth: A systematic review3
Value in maternal care: Using the Learning Health System to facilitate action3
Nomograms for predicting adverse obstetric outcome in IVF pregnancy: A preliminary study3
Does the ARRIVE trial merit changing obstetric practice? Some reflections four‐year postrelease3
Sexual educational needs of Jordanian women after giving birth3
Cesarean birth and risk of obesity from birth to adolescence: A cohort study3
Factors associated with cesarean birth in nulliparous women: A multicenter prospective cohort study3
“I felt like I was left on my own”: A mixed‐methods analysis of maternal experiences of cesarean birth and mental distress in the United States3
Host‐country language proficiency and migrant‐native disparities in prenatal care utilization: A nationwide study in Portugal3
Use of pain management in childbirth among migrant women in Iceland: A population‐based cohort study3
Perceptions of women and partners on labor and birth positions: A meta‐synthesis3
Birth includes us: Development of a community‐led survey to capture experiences of pregnancy care among LGBTQ2S+ families3
Outpatient Foley catheter induction protocol provides clinical and cost benefits3
Self‐rated health before pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes in Sweden: A population‐based register study3
Maternity care for refugees living in Greek refugee camps: What are the challenges to provision?3
Does breastfeeding influence sleep? A longitudinal study across the first two postpartum years3
Factors leading to satisfaction with counseling for Labor after Cesarean among Latina women in the United States2
In‐hospital supplementation and subsequent breastfeeding practices in Finland: A cross‐sectional population‐level study2
Essential newborn care practices in Benin: Are there differences by birth location?2
Risk factors for emergency room use and rehospitalization among opioid‐exposed newborns in Massachusetts2
Influence of social determinants of health on breastfeeding intent in the United States2
Perinatal outcomes of planned home birth after cesarean and planned hospital vaginal birth after cesarean at term gestation in British Columbia, Canada: A retrospective population‐based cohort study2
“Ultimately, the choice is theirs”: Informed choice vaccine conversations and Canadian midwives2
Healing trauma with interprofessional collaboration and trauma‐informed perinatal care: A qualitative case study2
The lasting impact of family and domestic violence on neonatal health outcomes2
Barriers to labor after cesarean: A survey of United States midwives2
Between “a lot of room for it” and “it doesn't exist”—Advancing and limiting factors of autonomy in birth as perceived by perinatal care practitioners: An interview study in Switzerland2
Influence on operative time of immediate skin‐to‐skin care in low‐risk primary cesarean births for breech presentation: Retrospective cohort study2
Associations between prepregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain, and pregnancy outcomes in women with twin pregnancies: A five‐year prospective study2
Are perinatal quality collaboratives collaborating enough? How including all birth settings can drive needed improvement in the United States maternity care system2
Achieving an appropriate cesarean birth (CB) rate and analyzing the changes using the Robson Ten‐Group Classification System (TGCS): Lessons from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Italy2
Qualitative evaluation of an innovative midwifery continuity scheme: Lessons from using a quality care framework2
VBAC calculator 2.0: Recent evidence2
Skin‐to‐skin contact in mothers with suspected, probable, or confirmed COVID‐192
Preterm birth among Pacific Islanders in the United States and the US‐affiliated Pacific Islands: A systematic review and meta‐analysis2
Providing a service or seeking a favor? The role of private prenatal care on the continuity of care in Serbian public maternity hospitals2
The impact on midwives and their practice after caring for women who have a traumatic childbirth: A systematic review2
The enduring impact of birth: Women’s birth perceptions, postpartum depressive symptoms, and postpartum depression risk2
Mediating expectations and experiences that influence birth experiences in Canada's first Alongside Midwifery Unit2
Perceived social support and postpartum depression symptoms across geographical contexts: Findings from the 2016 Ohio Pregnancy Assessment survey2
Cesarean birth, obstetric emergencies, and adverse neonatal outcomes in Iceland during a period of increasing labor induction2
Maternal smoking during pregnancy: Trends and determinants in the conception to community study2
Medication access and midwifery integration: An example of community midwifery advocacy for access in Washington State, USA2
Conservative management versus systematic suture of isolated vaginal or first‐degree perineal tears after delivery: A preliminary randomized efficacy trial2
Upright breech birth: New video research risks reviving Friedman’s curse2
Physiological plateaus during normal labor and birth: A scoping review of contemporary concepts and definitions2
Perinatal outcomes of women with gestational breast cancer in Australia and New Zealand: A prospective population‐based study2
Factors associated with respectful maternity care and influence of HIV status among women giving birth in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania1
LGBTQ+ new and expectant parents' experiences of perinatal services during the UK's first COVID‐19 lockdown1
A dose–response relationship found between the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding indicators and in‐hospital exclusive breastfeeding in US hospitals1
Vaginal birth after cesarean in women with no prior vaginal delivery carrying a large for gestational age baby1
Reported information sharing and satisfaction with maternity care providers during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Associations with socioeconomic status and shifts to telehealth1
Organizational strategies to optimize women’s safety during labor and birth: A scoping review1
An intrapartum calculator for predicting cesarean birth due to dystocia: Preliminary findings from a single‐center study in Korea1
Perspectives on cultural competency and race concordance from perinatal patients and community‐based doulas1
“I had no choice”: A mixed‐methods study on access to care for vaginal breech birth1
Personas of pregnant and parenting women with substance use and their barriers and pathways to system engagement1
Disparities in the provision of perinatal care based on patient race in the United States1
Outpatient versus inpatient cervical ripening with a slow‐release dinoprostone vaginal insert in term pregnancies on maternal, neonatal, and birth outcomes: A systematic review1
Trends in cesarean birth rates in Iceland over a 19‐year period1
Nonpharmacological labor pain management methods and risk of cesarean birth: A retrospective cohort study1
The first alongside midwifery unit in Spain: A retrospective cohort study of maternal and neonatal outcomes1
Transforming the Quality Maternal Newborn Care Framework into an index to measure the quality of maternity care1
Antenatal cardiotocography in primary midwife‐led care: Women's satisfaction1
Women's decision‐making autonomy in Dutch maternity care1
Providing doula support to publicly insured women in central Texas: A financial cost–benefit analysis1
Meal patterning and the onset of spontaneous labor1
Evaluating definitions for maternal fever as diagnostic criteria for intraamniotic infection in low‐risk pregnancies1
Preferences for labor and childbirth, expressed orally or as a written birth plan: Prevalence and determinants from a nationwide population‐based study1
Unpacking cesarean in rural Bangladesh: Who, what, when, and where1
Trends and motivations for freebirth: A scoping review1
Assessing the relationship between psychosocial risk and pregnancy outcomes using the perinatal integrated psychosocial assessment (PIPA) tool1
Racial disparities in low‐risk cesarean birth rates across hospitals1
Vaginal delivery rate by near delivery sonographic weight estimation and maternal stature among nulliparous women1
Intrapartum pudendal nerve block analgesia and childbirth experience in primiparous women with vaginal birth: A cohort study1
Determinants of elevated depressive symptoms in Chinese women with gestational diabetes mellitus1
Outcomes of attempted vaginal births after previous recurrent operative vaginal deliveries: An individual cumulative risk analysis1
Expanding midwifery care in the United States: Implications for clinical outcomes and cost1
The intersection of traumatic childbirth and obstetric racism: A qualitative study1
Unlocking big data to understand health services usage and government funding during pregnancy and early childhood, evidence in Australia1
Midwives’ recognition and response to maternal deterioration: A national cross‐sectional study1
Integrated review of the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of maternity health care professionals concerning umbilical cord clamping1
Systematic review and meta‐analysis examining the effects of midwife care on cesarean birth1
Cephalic marks and well‐being in newborns after operative vaginal delivery1
Changes in the live birth profile in Henan, China: A hospital registry‐based study1
Time trends, projections, and spatial distribution of low birthweight in Australia, 2009–2030: Evidence from the National Perinatal Data Collection1
Why are women buying GOOP? Women’s health and the wellness movement1
Midwives' perceptions of and experiences with normal physiologic birth: A qualitative systematic review1
Prenatal care in US birth centers: Midwives' perceptions of contributors to birthing People's confidence in physiologic birth1
Incidence changes in risk factors associated with the decreasing number of birth‐related clavicle fractures in Finland: A nationwide retrospective birth cohort from 2004 to 20171
Inequitable use of health services for Indigenous mothers who experience stillbirth in Australia1
Bypassing of nearest labor & delivery unit is contingent on rurality, wealth, and race1
Barriers to access adequate maternal care in Romania, Bulgaria, and Moldova: A cross‐country comparison1
Discrimination during childbirth and postpartum care utilization among Black birthing people in California, United States1
Measuring the attitudes of midwives toward sexual and gender minority clients: Results from a Cross‐Sectional survey in Ontario1