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Birthing Centers

Known as: Birth Centers, Birth Center, Centers, Birth 
Free-standing facilities that provide prenatal, childbirth, and postnatal care and usually incorporate family-centered maternity care concepts and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Background— Most studies have not demonstrated improved survival after prenatal diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Policy makers, practitioners and researchers have identified risk as a key concept in relation to maternity care and childbirth… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
INTRODUCTION The safety and effectiveness of birth center care have been demonstrated in previous studies, including the National… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Background Most maternal deaths, intrapartum-related stillbirths, and newborn deaths in low income countries are preventable but… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Lacking curves of "intrauterine" growth, most birthing centers in Israel use United States or Canadian based curves as… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE: Some women wish to avoid a repeat cesarean delivery and believe that a midwife-supported vaginal birth after cesarean… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE We compared outcomes, safety, and resource utilization in a collaborative management birth center model of perinatal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The association between women's overall experience of labor and birth and a range of possible explanatory variables were studied… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Why do so many American women allow themselves to become enmeshed in the standardized routines of technocratic childbirth… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We studied 11,814 women admitted for labor and delivery to 84 free-standing birth centers in the United States and followed their… Expand
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