Scientific Articles on Labor and Delivery

The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers and NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Harrison, M. S., Pasha, O., Saleem, S., Ali, S., Chomba, E., Carlo, W. A., et al. (2017). A prospective study of maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes in the setting of cesarean section in low- and middle-income countries. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 96(4), 410–420. PMID: 28107771
  • Yao, W., Gan, Y., Myers, K. M., Vink, J. Y., Wapner, R. J., & Hendon, C. P. (2016). Collagen fiber orientation and dispersion in the upper cervix of non-pregnant and pregnant women. PLoS One, 11(11), e0166709. PMID: 27898677
  • Amini, P., Michniuk, D., Kuo, K., Yi, L., Skomorovska-Prokvolit, Y., Peters, G. A., et al. (2016). Human parturition involves phosphorylation of progesterone receptor-A at serine-345 in myometrial cells. Endocrinology, 157(11), 4434–4445. PMID: 27653036
  • Knickmeyer, R. C., Xia, K., Lu, Z., Ahn, M., Jha, S. C., Zou, F., et al. (2016). Impact of demographic and obstetric factors on infant brain volumes: A population neuroscience study. Cerebral Cortex. PMID: 27797836
  • Yee, L. M., Sandoval, G., Bailit, J., Reddy, U. M., Wapner, R. J., Varner, M. W., et al.; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network. (2016). Maternal and neonatal outcomes with early compared with delayed pushing among nulliparous women. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 128(5), 1039–1047. PMID: 27741203
  • Tita, A. T., Szychowski, J. M., Boggess, K., Saade, G., Longo, S., Clark, E., et al.; C/SOAP Trial Consortium. (2016). Adjunctive azithromycin prophylaxis for cesarean delivery. New England Journal of Medicine, 375(13), 1231–1241. PMID: 27682034
  • Gomez-Lopez, N., Romero, R., Xu, Y., Miller, D., Unkel, R., MacKenzie, T. C., et al. (2016). Umbilical cord CD71+ erythroid cells are reduced in neonates born to women in spontaneous preterm labor. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 76(4), 280–284. PMID: 27625200
  • Maddipati, K. R., Romero, R., Chaiworapongsa, T., Chaemsaithong, P., Zhou, S. L., Xu, Z., et al. Clinical chorioamnionitis at term: The amniotic fluid fatty acyl lipidome. Journal of Lipid Research, 57(10), 1906–1916. PMID: 27538821
  • Bucher, S., Konana, O., Liechty, E., Garces, A., Gisore, P., Marete, I., et al. (2016). Self-reported practices among traditional birth attendants surveyed in western Kenya: A descriptive study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16(1), 219. PMID: 27514379
  • Gao, L., Wang, G., Liu, W. N., Kinser, H., Franco, H. L., & Mendelson, C. R. (2016). Reciprocal feedback between miR-181a and E2/ERα in myometrium enhances inflammation leading to labor. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 101(10), 3646–3656. PMID: 27459534

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