Category Archives: Ob/Gyn

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Early Antenatal Prediction of Gestational Diabetes in Obese Women: Development of Prediction Tools for Targeted Intervention

Obesity is a major risk factor for gestational diabetes (GDM), increasing the likelihood of the disorder 3–5 fold. Women with GDM require intensive antenatal care to…

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Experiencing Lifetime Domestic Violence: Associations with Mental Health and Stress among Pregnant Women in Rural Bangladesh

Gender-based domestic violence has been defined as any act of physical, sexual, emotional abuse and controlling behavior against a woman by an…

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Evidence Based Weighing Policy during the First Week to Prevent Neonatal Hypernatremic Dehydration while Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the most complete and balanced nutrition, it contains antibodies, enzymes, hormones and all the necessary nutrients in ideal proportions…

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High Serum Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Levels in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis

Polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the most common heterogeneous endocrine disorders, which affects 5%–10% of women in reproductive age and is considered as one of the leading causes of female infertility…

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The Performance of the Vaginal Discharge Syndromic Management in Treating Vaginal and Cervical Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) case management is one of the top priorities in controlling STIs to break the chain of infection and transmission…

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Correlates of Unwanted Births in Bangladesh: A Study through Path Analysis

Unwanted birth is recognized as a birth when a woman doesn’t have any intention of becoming pregnant and deliver a birth. Also, unwanted births occurred when the women did not…

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Using Misoprostol for Primary versus Secondary Prevention of Postpartum Haemorrhage – Do Costs Matter?

Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth. PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low and middle-income countries and the primary…

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