Miljana Z. Jovandaric

Clinical Center of Serbia

Dr. Miljana Jovandaric was born in Serbia in 1963. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine - University of Belgrade. Dr. Jovandaric completed Specialist Examination in Pediatrics at the University Children's Hospital, Belgrade. Her narrow specialization in neonatology work is "Comparative Analysis of Newborns of Mothers Suffering from Gestational Diabetes and Pregestational Mellitus". She completed her MSc in neonatology ("Analysis of Lipid Infants of Women Suffering from Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)"), and defended her doctoral dissertation ("Effect of Hypoxia on Electrolyte and Lipid Levels in Term Newborns"), at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Dr. Jovandaric authored and co-authored 74 scientific papers, which were presented at both national and international conferences, and in journals. Currently, she is Head of the Department of Newborns, Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Neonatology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade. Dr. Jovandaric acts as a member of numerous editorial boards and as a reviewer for a large number of journals. Her research interest include neonatology, metabolism, and perinatology.

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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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