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Edited by Miljana Z. Jovandaric

Clinical Center of Serbia


Svetlana J. Milenkovic

Clinical Center of Serbia

In 2015, there were about 135 million births globally. Each year, complications from pregnancy and childbirth result in about 500,000 maternal deaths, 7 million women have serious long-term problems, and 50 million women have negative health outcomes following delivery. Most of these occur in the developing world. This book discusses many aspects of childbirth and provides recommendations for improving maternal and fetal health. Chapters covers such topics as placental abruption, induced labor, low birth weight, prenatal education programs, and improving the birth space. Authors examine effects of air pollution, consanguineous marriage, and the use of traditional birth attendants on maternal morbidity and mortality.

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ChildbirthEdited by Miljana Z. Jovandaric

Published: March 18th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.83156

ISBN: 978-1-78985-962-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-961-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-779-8

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

6396 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

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1. Methods for Prenatal Sex Determination and Their Importance in Understanding and Prevention of Gender-Related Birth Defects

By Asher Ornoy, Liza Weinstein-Fudim and Zivanit Ergaz


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2. Influences the Aeromath in the Way of Ending Births

By Radim J. Sram, Milos Veleminsky, Jr and Milos Veleminsky


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3. Placenta Abruption and Delivery Method

By Miljana Z. Jovandaric and Svetlana J. Milenkovic


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4. Childbirth Education: Comparative Analysis

By Matilde Fernández Fernández-Arroyo


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5. Consanguinity Marriage Increases Risk of Newborn’s Congenital Anomalies in Sulaimani City

By Niaz Mustafa Kamal


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6. Low Birth Weight and Adverse Perinatal Outcomes

By Melaku Desta


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7. Towards Salutogenetic Birth Space

By Zalka Drglin


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8. Induction of Labor: Review of Pros, Cons, and Controversies

By Donald Morrish and Iffath Abbasi Hoskins


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9. Preventing Maternal Mortality during Childbirth: The Scourge of Delivery with Unskilled Birth Attendants

By Omosivie Maduka and Rosemary Ogu


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