Birth-Issues in Perinatal Care

(The TQCC of Birth-Issues in Perinatal Care is 4. 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
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
Birth during the Covid‐19 pandemic: What childbearing people in the United States needed to achieve a positive birth experience17
Usability, acceptability, and feasibility of the World Health Organization Labour Care Guide: A mixed‐methods, multicountry evaluation14
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
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
Cultural competence and experiences of maternity health care providers on care for migrant women: A qualitative meta‐synthesis12
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
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
Rural resilience: The role of birth centers in the United States10
The definition, screening, and treatment of postpartum anemia: A systematic review of guidelines10
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
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
Obstetric factors associated with postpartum post‐traumatic stress disorder after spontaneous vaginal birth8
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
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
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
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
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
Contemporary duration of spontaneous labor and association with maternal characteristics: A French national population‐based study5
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
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
Effects of cord milking in late preterm infants and full‐term infants: A systematic review and meta‐analysis4
High blood pressure in pregnancy, DNA methylation, and later blood pressure in African American women enrolled in the InterGEN Study4
Exploring vaccination practices of midwives in British Columbia4
Maternal perceptions of cesarean birth care: A qualitative study to inform ERAS guideline development4
Successful vertical transmission of SARS‐CoV‐2 antibodies after maternal vaccination4
A call for critical midwifery studies: Confronting systemic injustice in sexual, reproductive, maternal, and newborn care4
Preferences of women with low obstetric risk for cesarean or vaginal birth in Poland: Areas for intervention4
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
The opportunity costs of birth in Australia: Hospital resource savings for a post–COVID‐19 era4
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
Experiences of midwifery care in English prisons4
Midwifery knowledge of equitable and culturally safe maternity care for Aboriginal women4
Making informed choices about cannabis use during pregnancy and lactation: A qualitative study of information use4
Health care provider support and factors associated with breastfeeding beyond infancy: A cross‐national study4