Midwifery, Child Health & Infertility

Midwifery, Child Health & Infertility
Assessment of Risk of Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy

Assessment of Risk of Intimate Partner Violence During Pregnancy

“Abuse during pregnancy is common and affects upwards of one in six pregnant women worldwide. The objective of this study  outlined in the article from Birth Journal was to   “describe the demographics, frequency, and severity of abuse, and the risk of murder for women who report abuse during pregnancy compared with women who do not report abuse.

Midwifery, Child Health & Infertility
Weight Gain and C.Section Association?

Weight Gain and C.Section Association?

“Nearly 60 percent of non pregnant women between the reproductive ages of 20 and 39 years are overweight, with 34.0 percent being obese. Maternal pre pregnancy obesity is associated with several pregnancy complications including gestational diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, preterm delivery, postpartum infection, and cesarean section deliveries.”

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