16 results match your criteria Common Pregnancy Complaints and Questions

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Maternal Sleep and Related Pregnancy Outcomes: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study in 11 Provinces of Iran.

J Family Reprod Health 2021 Mar;15(1):53-60

Infectious Diseases Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

Sleep disturbance during pregnancy is one of the most common maternal complaints. Not only does it play a crucial role in a mother's life, but also it comes with a multitude number of complications. This study aimed at assessing the association between sleep disturbance in pregnancy and maternal and child outcomes. Read More

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Health Care and Care-Seeking in Mosul 1 Year After Defeat of ISIS.

Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2021 Jul 21:1-8. Epub 2021 Jul 21.

Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205USA.

Objective: Our objective was to compare care-seeking patterns in Mosul, Iraq, in 2018, 1 y after Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) control, with findings from neighborhoods that had been sampled in 2017.

Methods: For this multi-stage randomized cluster household survey, we created one cluster in each of 20 neighborhoods randomly selected from the 40 neighborhoods in the 2016/17 survey; 12 in east Mosul, 8 in west Mosul. In each, 30 households were interviewed beginning at a randomly selected start house. Read More

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Assessing Women's Health Needs in the Underserved Island Communities of Vanuatu.

Matern Child Health J 2021 Sep 26;25(9):1369-1375. Epub 2021 Jun 26.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY, 14642, USA.

Introduction: Vanuatu is a South Pacific island nation with limited resources and dispersed communities. Healthcare provision and population health data is lacking; and women have been an historically undervalued, underserved group. This needs assessment was completed by mothers in the area surrounding a health clinic in Vanuatu to better inform the clinic's service expansion. Read More

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September 2021

Understanding the Second Victim Experience Among Multidisciplinary Providers in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

J Patient Saf 2022 03;18(2):e463-e469

From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of second victim experience (SVE) among obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) clinical and nonclinical healthcare workers and compare healthcare workers who did and did not identify as a second victim (SV) in the last year.

Methods: The validated Second Victim Experience and Support Tool and additional questions designed to explore SVE topics specific to OBGYN healthcare workers were administered to a multidisciplinary group.

Results: Of 571 individuals sent a survey link, 205 completed the survey: 117 worked in obstetrics (OB), 73 in gynecology (GYN), and 15 in both areas. Read More

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Child Sexual Abuse and Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

Child Abuse Negl 2021 01 18;111:104802. Epub 2020 Nov 18.

Australian Catholic University, Strathfield, NSW 2135, Australia.

Background: Child sexual abuse is related to many negative outcomes but less known is the effect on pregnancy and childbirth.

Objective: This review critically examined the literature on the occurrence of child sexual abuse and outcomes associated with this abuse during pregnancy and childbirth.

Methods: Five databases were searched over 50 years using an iterative approach and the terms pregnancy, sexual abuse/assault, childbirth/labour, identifying 49 studies. Read More

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January 2021

Defensive caesarean section: A reality and a recommended health care improvement for Romanian obstetrics.

J Eval Clin Pract 2019 Feb 4;25(1):111-116. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology "St Ioan" Clinical Emergency Hospital, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania.

Rationale: Defensive caesarean section (CS) has become one of the most common medical procedure worldwide. Additionally, performing CS in accordance with the patient's choice is an appropriate professional practice.

Aims And Objective: This paper reports a prospective, observational, multicenter study to quantify the use of this type of practice that is performed by obstetricians to avoid medico-legal complaints and decrease the frequency of malpractice litigations. Read More

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February 2019

Long-term follow-up of a female patient with non-classical 11β-hydroxylase deficiency and two novel mutations in CYP11B1.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2019 Jan 17;35(1):23-27. Epub 2018 Jun 17.

b National Genetic Laboratory , UHOG "Maichin dom", Medical Faculty, Sofia Medical University , Sofia , Bulgaria.

11β-Hydroxylase deficiency is the second most common enzyme disorder after 21-hydroxylase deficiency causing congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). In females, the clinical phenotype of CAH classic forms is associated with ambiguous genitalia, virilization and hypertension, while most common complaints in milder non-classic forms include hirsutism, acne, menstrual disturbances, and infertility. Herein, we present clinical and genetic characteristics of an adult woman with 11β-hydroxylase deficiency, hypertension and infertility; she has been followed up from her first pregnancy to her early menopause. Read More

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January 2019

Prevalence and characteristics of women who consult with osteopathic practitioners during pregnancy; a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH).

J Bodyw Mov Ther 2016 Jan 21;20(1):168-172. Epub 2015 Mar 21.

Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM), Faculty of Health, UTS, Level 7, Building 10, 235-253 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW 2006 Australia.

Background/aim: The use of complementary medicine (CM) is common during pregnancy with visits to osteopathic practitioners growing in recent years. This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of women who consult osteopathic practitioners during pregnancy.

Method: The study sample was obtained via the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH). Read More

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January 2016

Brazilian residents' attitude and practice toward sexual health issues in pregnant patients.

J Sex Med 2012 Oct 27;9(10):2516-24. Epub 2012 Jun 27.

Department of Obstetrics, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP-EPM), Hospital Pérola Byington, Centro de Referência da Saúde da Mulher, São Paulo, Brazil.

Introduction: Sexual difficulties and questions regarding sexual function are frequent in pregnancy, yet they are infrequently discussed in academic communities, medical schools, and residency programs. Embarrassment, lack of experience, inadequate communication skills and insufficient knowledge on how to deal with sexual complaints, and questions in pregnancy are common, especially among young health professionals.

Aim: The aim of this study was to assess and compare the attitude and behavior of Brazilian residents in three different medical programs (obstetrics-gynecology, internal medicine, and psychiatry) toward sexual health issues of pregnant patients. Read More

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October 2012

What do first-time mothers worry about? A study of usage patterns and content of calls made to a postpartum support telephone hotline.

BMC Public Health 2010 Oct 15;10:611. Epub 2010 Oct 15.

Department of Health Behavior and Education, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

Background: Telephone hotlines designed to address common concerns in the early postpartum could be a useful resource for parents. Our aim was to test the feasibility of using a telephone as an intervention in a randomized controlled trial. We also aimed to test to use of algorithms to address parental concerns through a telephone hotline. Read More

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October 2010

Constipation, haemorrhoids, and heartburn in pregnancy.

Authors:
Juan C Vazquez

BMJ Clin Evid 2010 Aug 3;2010. Epub 2010 Aug 3.

Instituto Nacional de Endocrinologia, Zapata y D, Vedado, Ciudad Habana, Cuba.

Introduction: Constipation, heartburn, and haemorrhoids are common gastrointestinal complaints during pregnancy. Constipation occurs in 11% to 38% of pregnant women. Although the exact prevalence of haemorrhoids during pregnancy is unknown, the condition is common, and the prevalence of symptomatic haemorrhoids in pregnant women is higher than in non-pregnant women. Read More

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Why do pregnant women stop exercising in the third trimester?

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2009 ;88(11):1267-75

Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway.

Unlabelled: Current exercise guidelines recommend pregnant women to exercise throughout pregnancy. However, a high percentage of pregnant women are sedentary, and there is an increasing decline of physical activity and exercise, especially in the third trimester.

Objective: The aim of the present study was to compare demographic and health-related factors in pregnant women exercising and not exercising in the third trimester. Read More

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December 2009

Constipation, haemorrhoids, and heartburn in pregnancy.

Authors:
Juan C Vazquez

BMJ Clin Evid 2008 Feb 20;2008. Epub 2008 Feb 20.

Instituto Nacional de Endocrinologia, Zapata y D, Vedado, Ciudad Habana, Cuba.

Introduction: Constipation, heartburn, and haemorrhoids are common gastrointestinal complaints during pregnancy. Constipation occurs in 11-38% of pregnant women. Although the exact prevalence of haemorrhoids during pregnancy is unknown, the condition is common, and the prevalence of symptomatic haemorrhoids in pregnant women is higher than in non-pregnant women. Read More

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February 2008

The burden and determinants of dysmenorrhoea: a population-based survey of 2262 women in Goa, India.

BJOG 2006 Apr 20;113(4):453-63. Epub 2006 Feb 20.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

Objective: To describe the prevalence and determinants of dysmenorrhoea, the most common menstrual complaint, in a community in India.

Design: Cross-sectional survey.

Setting: Catchment area of primary health centre in Goa, India. Read More

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Women's health in Japan.

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Womens Health Newsl 1994 Aug(23):16-7

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