Search for dissertations about: "high risk antenatal mothers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words high risk antenatal mothers.

  1. 1. Vitamin D, muscle strength, prolonged labour, Caesarean sections and lifestyle : Clinical and intervention studies in pregnant Somali and Swedish women and new mothers

    Author : Paul Kalliokoski; Monica Löfvander; Maria Bullarbo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : : caesarean section; dystocia; immigrant; muscle strength; obstetric labour complications; osteomalacia; physical performance; Somalia; vitamin D; vitamin D deficiency; Family Medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Long-term severe vitamin D deficiency may cause osteomalacia with muscle weakness, pain, soft bones, cramps and eventually death. In a pilot study, I found many Somali women to be vitamin D deficient and very weak. READ MORE

  2. 2. Before Being Born : Studies on Preconception Health and Unplanned Pregnancies in Low- and High-Income Settings

    Author : Jenny Niemeyer Hultstrand; Maria Jonsson; Tanja Tydén; Mats Målqvist; Jennifer Hall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy planning; Unplanned pregnancy; Unintended pregnancy; Unwanted pregnancy; Preconception health; Periconceptional health; Preconception care; Reproductive life planning; Family planning; Lifestyle; Foreign-born; Immigrants; Gender-based violence; Eswatini; Sweden; Focus group; Implementation; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Nearly half of all pregnancies globally are unplanned. They represent a failure to meet individuals’ reproductive health needs and are associated with adverse maternal and child outcomes. Preconception and contraception care can help improving outcomes of pregnancies that are desired, and preventing those that are undesired. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fetal growth in India : studies on antenatal prediction of low birthweight and some factors that determine birthweight

    Author : Matthews Mathai; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Fetal growth; birthweight; light for gestational age; Indian; fundal height; fetal biometry; ethnic; smoking; genital infection.;

    Abstract : Objectives To develop standards for assessment of fetal growth in India and to study some factors that determine birthweight. Methods Data from 250 normal pregnancies were used to construct graphs of fundal height, abdominal girth and the ratio of fundal height to abdominal length. READ MORE

  4. 4. A population-based study of risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes in northern rural Iran : a follow-up from pre-pregnancy to delivery

    Author : Siavash Maghsoudlou; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : There is a substantial lack of knowledge about adverse pregnancy outcomes and their risk factors in middle and low-income countries, including Iran. This thesis has endeavored to examine the association between maternal characteristics and risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes, using prospectively collected information from pre-pregnancy, antenatal visits and delivery records. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal morbidity in Uganda : Studies on life-threatening pregnancy complcations in low-income settings

    Author : Pius Okong; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Life threatening; pregnancy complications; maternal morbidity; audits; near miss; HIV; abortion; risk factors; endometritis-myometritis; adolescents; transition; Uganda.;

    Abstract : Introduction: Life-threatening complications in pregnancy rarely achieves public health prominence in the same way as maternal mortality partly because they represent a wide spectrum of conditions. The improved level of care in many high-income countries has significantly reduced morbidity and risk of death from these conditions. READ MORE