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de Jong-van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), de Walle, H.E.K. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: In November 1993, Dutch health authorities advised that women planning a pregnancy should take folic acid in the periconceptional period to reduce the risk of fetal neural tube defects. In the autumn of 1995 a national campaign was organized to inform women and health care professionals in a systematic way. Methods: We assessed the...
article 1998
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), de Walle, H.E.K. (author), Jeeninga, W. (author), de Rover, C. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author), de Jong-van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), Schouten, J. (author), Brand, R. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
Periconceptional folic acid use considerably reduces the risk of neural tube defects. The aim of this study was to measure the effect of the national and the local 'Folic Acid Campaign' on periconceptional folic acid use. Before (1995 survey) and 1 year after the campaign (1996 survey), the awareness and use of folic acid was measured among...
article 2000
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Graafmans, W. (author), Biermans, M.C.J. (author), Richardus, J.H. (author), Zijlstra, A.G. (author), Reefhuis, J. (author), Mackenbach, J.P. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives This study concerns the possible effect of practice of prenatal screening of congenital anomalies followed by termination of pregnancy on the perinatal mortality between European countries. Methods Data of nine region-specific EUROCAT registries from five European countries were used to compare the pregnancy termination rate and...
article 2002
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), de Walle, H.E.K. (author), de Rover, C.M. (author), Jeeninga, W. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author), de Jong-van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In The Netherlands, periconceptional folic acid use to prevent neural tube defects was promoted through a national 'Folic Acid Campaign'. In two regions, a local campaign supplemented the national campaign to increase the chances of reaching women with low socio-economic status (SES). A framework of outcome criteria, defined as awareness...
article 2003
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Anthony, S. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Offerhaus, P.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: In the Netherlands, approximately one-third of births are planned home births, mostly supervised by a midwife. The relationship between maternal demographic factors and home births supervised by midwives was examined. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Dutch national perinatal registries of the year 2000. Population: All women...
article 2005
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), de Jong-Potjer, L.C. (author), Elsinga, J. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Knuistingh Neven, A. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Assendelft, W.J.J. (author)
Background: Preconception counselling (PCC) can reduce adverse pregnancy outcome by addressing risk factors prior to pregnancy. This study explores whether anxiety is induced in women either by the offer of PCC or by participation with GP-initiated PCC. Methods: Randomised trial of usual care versus GP-initiated PCC for women aged 18-40, in 54...
article 2006
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de Jonge, A. (author), van Diem, M.T. (author), Scheepers, P.L.H. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Lagro-Janssen, A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To assess whether the risk of severe blood loss is increased in semi-sitting and sitting position, and if so, to which extent blood loss from perineal damage is responsible for this finding. Design: Secondary analysis of data from a large trial. Setting: Primary care midwifery practices in the Netherlands. Population: About 1646 low...
article 2007
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Elsinga, J. (author), de Jong-Potjer, L.C. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), Assendelft, W.J.J. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Recent studies suggest that the basis for adverse pregnancy outcomes is often established early in pregnancy, during organogenesis. It is therefore important to take preventive action as early as possible, preferably before pregnancy. Because most adverse pregnancy outcomes occur in women who are unaware of being at risk, we...
article 2008
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Anthony, S. (author), Amelink-Verburg, M.P. (author), Korfker, D.G. (author), van Huis, A.M. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit Van Leven (author)
Objective. To investigate differences among pregnant women from various ethnic groups in terms of pregnancy care and the place of delivery. Design. Descriptive, retrospective study. Method. Data from the Dutch Perinatal Registries during the period 1995-2002, representing a total of 1,401,892 pregnancies, were linked and analysed for perinatal...
article 2008
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Hosli, E.J. (author), Elsinga, J. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Assendelft, W.J.J. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aims: Information about risk factors and preventive measures given before conception is estimated to prevent 15-35% of adverse pregnancy outcomes. We aimed to identify women's motives for not responding to an invitation for preconception counseling (PCC) from their general practitioner. Methods: A purposive sample of 11 women who did not respond...
article 2008
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Lanting, C.I. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), van den Burg, I. (author), Segaar, D. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author)
Doel. Het vaststellen van trends in de rookprevalentie onder zwangeren in de periode 2001-2010 en deze prevalentie relateren aan verschillen naar opleidingsniveau. Opzet. Beschrijvend; landelijke peilingen. Methode. In 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007 en 2010 werden via organisaties voor jeugdgezondheidszorg tijdens het periodiek...
article 2012
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van Gendt, A.W. (author), van der Pal, S.M. (author), Hermes, W. (author), Walther, F.J. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), de Groot, C.J.M. (author)
The aims of this study were to analyze reproductive outcomes of women and men born very preterm (gestational age <32 weeks) or with a very low birth weight (<1500 g) in 1983 in the Netherlands and to compare their reproductive outcomes with the total population at a similar age of 28 years. Young adults who were born after a pregnancy...
article 2015
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Hermus, M.A.A. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), Boesveld, I.I. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, E.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Franx, A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), van Lith, J.M.M. (author), Steegers, E.E. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.K. (author)
Objectives To compare the Optimality Index of planned birth in a birth centre with planned birth in a hospital and planned home birth for low-risk term pregnant women who start labour under the responsibility of a community midwife. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting Low-risk pregnant women under care of a community midwife and living in a...
article 2017
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Hitzert, M. (author), Hermus, M.M. (author), Boesveld, I.I. (author), Franx, A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.K. (author), Steegers, E.E. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, E.M. (author)
Objectives To estimate the cost-effectiveness of a planned birth in a birth centre compared with alternative planned places of birth for low-risk women. In addition, a distinction has been made between different types of locations and integration profiles of birth centres. Design Economic evaluation based on a prospective cohort study. Setting...
article 2017
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