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Preconception care for diabetic women for improving maternal and infant health

Joanna Tieu, Philippa Middleton, Caroline A Crowther, Emily Shepherd

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Antenatal and intrapartum interventions for preventing cerebral palsy: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews

Emily Shepherd, Rehana A Salam, Philippa Middleton, Maria Makrides, Sarah McIntyre, Nadia Badawi, Caroline A Crowther

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    A new protocol or review that has been published in the most recent issue

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Overview

    An overview of multiple Cochrane systematic reviews of interventions addressing the effects of two or more potential interventions for a single condition or health problem.

Antibiotic prophylaxis for operative vaginal delivery

Tippawan Liabsuetrakul, Thanapan Choobun, Krantarat Peeyananjarassri, Q Monir Islam

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Maternal and foetal outcomes following natural vaginal versus caesarean section (c‐section) delivery in women with bleeding disorders and carriers

Laxminarayan Karanth, Sachchithanantham Kanagasabai, Adinegara BL Abas

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Techniques for preventing hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section

Cheryl Chooi, Julia J Cox, Richard S Lumb, Philippa Middleton, Mark Chemali, Richard S Emmett, Scott W Simmons, Allan M Cyna

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Screening for gestational diabetes mellitus based on different risk profiles and settings for improving maternal and infant health

Joanna Tieu, Andrew J McPhee, Caroline A Crowther, Philippa Middleton, Emily Shepherd

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  • Conclusions changed

    There has been an important change to the conclusions of the review.

  • Commented

    The review includes comments. Readers can submit comments, which are incorporated into the review together with answers and feedback from the review authors

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Schedules for home visits in the early postpartum period

Naohiro Yonemoto, Therese Dowswell, Shuko Nagai, Rintaro Mori

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  • Commented

    The review includes comments. Readers can submit comments, which are incorporated into the review together with answers and feedback from the review authors

  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Continuous support for women during childbirth

Meghan A Bohren, G Justus Hofmeyr, Carol Sakala, Rieko K Fukuzawa, Anna Cuthbert

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Fetal and umbilical Doppler ultrasound in high‐risk pregnancies

Zarko Alfirevic, Tamara Stampalija, Therese Dowswell

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Perineal techniques during the second stage of labour for reducing perineal trauma

Vigdis Aasheim, Anne Britt Vika Nilsen, Liv Merete Reinar, Mirjam Lukasse

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Methods of term labour induction for women with a previous caesarean section

Helen M West, Marta Jozwiak, Jodie M Dodd

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Cervical stitch (cerclage) for preventing preterm birth in singleton pregnancy

Zarko Alfirevic, Tamara Stampalija, Nancy Medley

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Position in the second stage of labour for women without epidural anaesthesia

Janesh K Gupta, Akanksha Sood, G Justus Hofmeyr, Joshua P Vogel

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Lifestyle interventions for the treatment of women with gestational diabetes

Julie Brown, Nisreen A Alwan, Jane West, Stephen Brown, Christopher JD McKinlay, Diane Farrar, Caroline A Crowther

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Assessment and support during early labour for improving birth outcomes

Shinobu Kobayashi, Nobutsugu Hanada, Masayo Matsuzaki, Kenji Takehara, Erika Ota, Hatoko Sasaki, Chie Nagata, Rintaro Mori

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Patient‐controlled analgesia with remifentanil versus alternative parenteral methods for pain management in labour

Stephanie Weibel, Yvonne Jelting, Arash Afshari, Nathan Leon Pace, Leopold HJ Eberhart, Johanna Jokinen, Thorsten Artmann, Peter Kranke

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

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Multiple‐micronutrient supplementation for women during pregnancy

Batool A Haider, Zulfiqar A Bhutta

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.

Pushing/bearing down methods for the second stage of labour

Andrea Lemos, Melania MR Amorim, Armele Dornelas de Andrade, Ariani I de Souza, José Eulálio Cabral Filho, Jailson B Correia

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  • Review

    A full review, complete with results and discussion, possibly including meta-analyses to combine results across studies.

  • Intervention

    A systematic review of studies assessing an intervention for a health problem.