B Blondel

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Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Choice in maternity care: associations with unit supply, geographic accessibility and user characteristics
    Hugo Pilkington
    INSERM, UMRS953, IFR69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, UPMC Univ Paris6, Paris, France
    Int J Health Geogr 11:35. 2012
  2. pmc International migration and caesarean birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Merry
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:27. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [Increase in twin maternities and consequences on health]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U953, Unité de recherche épidémiologique sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes et des enfants, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 38:S7-17. 2009
  4. doi request reprint [Trends in perinatal health in France between 1995 and 2010: Results from the National Perinatal Surveys]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U953, Hopital Saint Vincent de Paul, bâtiment Lelong, 82, avenue Denfert Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 41:151-66. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Failure of the vaccination campaign against A(H1N1) influenza in pregnant women in France: results from a national survey
    Beatrice Blondel
    INSERM, UMRS 953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Children s Health, Paris, France
    Vaccine 30:5661-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Trends in perinatal health in France from 1995 to 2010. Results from the French National Perinatal Surveys
    B Blondel
    INSERM U953, Research unit in perinatal health and women s and children s health, Maternite Port Royal, 53 avenue de l Observatoire, Paris, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 41:e1-e15. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Out-of-hospital births and the supply of maternity units in France
    Beatrice Blondel
    INSERM, UMRS 953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Children s Health, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, Paris, France
    Health Place 17:1170-3. 2011
  8. pmc Organisation of obstetric services for very preterm births in Europe: results from the MOSAIC project
    B Blondel
    INSERM, UMR S953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Infant s Health, Paris, France
    BJOG 116:1364-72. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Variability in caesarean section rates for very preterm births at 28-31 weeks of gestation in 10 European regions: results of the MOSAIC project
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    INSERM, UMR S953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Infant s Health, Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 149:147-52. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Variations in breastfeeding rates for very preterm infants between regions and neonatal units in Europe: results from the MOSAIC cohort
    Mercedes Bonet
    INSERM U953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Infants Health, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif, France
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 96:F450-2. 2011

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Publications32

  1. pmc Choice in maternity care: associations with unit supply, geographic accessibility and user characteristics
    Hugo Pilkington
    INSERM, UMRS953, IFR69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, UPMC Univ Paris6, Paris, France
    Int J Health Geogr 11:35. 2012
    ..We study here how pregnant women's choices interact with the distance they must travel to give birth, individual socioeconomic characteristics and the supply of maternity units in France in 2003...
  2. pmc International migration and caesarean birth: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lisa Merry
    Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:27. 2013
    ..A systematic review was conducted to determine if migrants in Western industrialized countries consistently have different rates of caesarean than receiving-country-born women and to identify the reasons that explain these differences...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Increase in twin maternities and consequences on health]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U953, Unité de recherche épidémiologique sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes et des enfants, 94805 Villejuif Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 38:S7-17. 2009
    ..To describe trends in twin maternity rates, factors which contribute to these trends, and risks associated with twin maternities for mothers and children...
  4. doi request reprint [Trends in perinatal health in France between 1995 and 2010: Results from the National Perinatal Surveys]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U953, Hopital Saint Vincent de Paul, bâtiment Lelong, 82, avenue Denfert Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 41:151-66. 2012
    ..To study trends in the main indicators of health, medical practice and risk factors in France...
  5. doi request reprint Failure of the vaccination campaign against A(H1N1) influenza in pregnant women in France: results from a national survey
    Beatrice Blondel
    INSERM, UMRS 953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Children s Health, Paris, France
    Vaccine 30:5661-5. 2012
    ..Our objective was to assess the national vaccination rate among pregnant women and to determine the association of vaccination with maternal characteristics, prenatal care, and pregnancy-related health behaviors...
  6. doi request reprint Trends in perinatal health in France from 1995 to 2010. Results from the French National Perinatal Surveys
    B Blondel
    INSERM U953, Research unit in perinatal health and women s and children s health, Maternite Port Royal, 53 avenue de l Observatoire, Paris, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 41:e1-e15. 2012
    ..To study trends in the main indicators of health, medical practices and risk factors in France...
  7. doi request reprint Out-of-hospital births and the supply of maternity units in France
    Beatrice Blondel
    INSERM, UMRS 953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Children s Health, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, Paris, France
    Health Place 17:1170-3. 2011
    ..These associations persisted in multilevel analyses adjusting for other maternal characteristics. Long distances to maternity units should be a concern to health planners because of the maternal and infant health risks...
  8. pmc Organisation of obstetric services for very preterm births in Europe: results from the MOSAIC project
    B Blondel
    INSERM, UMR S953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Infant s Health, Paris, France
    BJOG 116:1364-72. 2009
    ..To study the impact of the organisation of obstetric services on the regionalisation of care for very preterm births...
  9. doi request reprint Variability in caesarean section rates for very preterm births at 28-31 weeks of gestation in 10 European regions: results of the MOSAIC project
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    INSERM, UMR S953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Infant s Health, Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 149:147-52. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Variations in breastfeeding rates for very preterm infants between regions and neonatal units in Europe: results from the MOSAIC cohort
    Mercedes Bonet
    INSERM U953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Infants Health, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif, France
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 96:F450-2. 2011
    ..To compare breastfeeding rates at discharge for very preterm infants between European regions and neonatal units, and to identify characteristics associated with breast feeding using multilevel models...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Trends in perinatal health in metropolitan France between 1995 and 2003: results from the National Perinatal Surveys]
    B Blondel
    INSERM, U149, IFR69, Unité de recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 35:373-87. 2006
    ..Population and method. A sample of all births during one week was set up in 1995 (N=13,318), 1998 (N=13,718) et 2003 (N=14,737). We compared data from these three years...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term trends for socio-economic differences in prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome: diffusion of services or persistence of disparities?
    B Khoshnood
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Villejuif, France
    BJOG 115:1087-95. 2008
    ..To assess long-term trends in disparities for prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome in relation to policy changes...
  13. pmc Predictors of the risk of cognitive deficiency in very preterm infants: the EPIPAGE prospective cohort
    Ghada Beaino
    INSERM, UMR S953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, Hopital Tenon, F 75020, Paris, France
    Acta Paediatr 100:370-8. 2011
    ..To assess cerebral lesions and other medical as well as social characteristics as predictors of risk of mild and severe cognitive deficiencies in very preterm infants...
  14. doi request reprint Distribution of maternity units and spatial access to specialised care for women delivering before 32 weeks of gestation in Europe
    Hugo Pilkington
    INSERM, UMR S953, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, Paris, France
    Health Place 16:531-8. 2010
    ..To improve regionalized perinatal care the spatial location of level III units should be taken into account...
  15. doi request reprint Differences in outcome between twins and singletons born very preterm: results from a population-based European cohort
    Emile Papiernik
    Université Paris V Réné Descartes et Maternité de Port Royal, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    Hum Reprod 25:1035-43. 2010
    ..This study aims to determine whether outcomes differ between very preterm twins and singletons...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of fetal growth restriction on mortality and morbidity in a very preterm birth cohort
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    INSERM, UMR S953, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, UPMC Université Paris, Paris, France
    J Pediatr 157:733-9.e1. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of being small for gestational age (SGA) on very preterm mortality and morbidity rates by using different birthweight percentile thresholds and whether these effects differ by the cause of the preterm birth...
  17. doi request reprint [Impact of advanced maternal age on fecundity and women's and children's health]
    B Khoshnood
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR69, recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:733-47. 2008
    ..There has been a consistent trend towards delayed childbearing in most Western countries. We present a review of the current epidemiological understanding of the effects of advanced maternal age on fecundity, maternal and child health...
  18. pmc Special care and school difficulties in 8-year-old very preterm children: the Epipage cohort study
    Beatrice Larroque
    INSERM, UMR S953, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, Paris, France
    PLoS ONE 6:e21361. 2011
    ..To investigate school difficulties, special care and behavioral problems in 8 year-old very preterm (VPT) children...
  19. doi request reprint [Socioeconomic disparities for maternal serum screening of Down's syndrome: trends between 1998 and 2003 in France]
    M C Grupposo
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR 69, unité de recherches epidémiologiques en santé périnatale et santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 37:246-55. 2008
    ..To compare trends in the use of and the opportunity for making an informed choice, regarding maternal serum screening for Down's syndrome...
  20. doi request reprint Differences in rates and short-term outcome of live births before 32 weeks of gestation in Europe in 2003: results from the MOSAIC cohort
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, INSERM, UMR S149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, and Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris6, Paris, France
    Pediatrics 121:e936-44. 2008
    ..This analysis contrasts the rates and short-term outcome of live births before 32 weeks of gestation in 10 European regions...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Psychological consequences of multiple births]
    M Garel
    INSERM, UMR U149, IFR69, unité de recherches epidémiologiques en santé périnatale et santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 34:1058-63. 2006
    ..That is how he/she will be able to build his/her identity and future autonomy. It is important to be aware of the problems experienced by the families and to improve the way material help and psychological support are provided to them...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mothers' psychological distress 1 year after very preterm childbirth. Results of the EPIPAGE qualitative study
    M Garel
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Villejuif, France
    Child Care Health Dev 33:137-43. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Variation in rates of postterm birth in Europe: reality or artefact?
    J Zeitlin
    INSERM, UMR S149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Paris, France
    BJOG 114:1097-103. 2007
    ..To compare rates of postterm birth in Europe...
  24. doi request reprint Predictors of cerebral palsy in very preterm infants: the EPIPAGE prospective population-based cohort study
    Ghada Beaino
    INSERM, UMR S953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, Hopital Tenon, and UMPC University Paris, Paris, France
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:e119-25. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Preterm birth and multiple pregnancy in European countries participating in the PERISTAT project
    B Blondel
    INSERM, U149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Paris and Villejuif, France
    BJOG 113:528-35. 2006
    ..To compare rates of preterm birth among multiple births in European countries, to estimate their contribution to overall preterm birth rates and to explore factors which could explain differences between preterm birth rates...
  26. ncbi request reprint Women's interpretation of an abnormal result on measurement of fetal nuchal translucency and maternal serum screening for prenatal testing of Down syndrome
    B Khoshnood
    INSERM, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Villejuif, France
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:242-8. 2006
    ....
  27. doi request reprint [Exclusive and mixed breastfeeding in a maternity unit in France, 2003]
    M Bonet
    INSERM, IFR 69, unité de recherches epidémiologiques en santé périnatale et santé des femmes, UMRS 149, 94807, Villejuif, France
    Arch Pediatr 15:1407-15. 2008
    ..To assess how exclusive and mixed breastfeeding varied depending on the characteristics of the mother, the newborn, and place of birth...
  28. doi request reprint Preterm birth time trends in Europe: a study of 19 countries
    J Zeitlin
    INSERM, UMRS 953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s and Children s Health, Paris, France UPMC, Paris, France
    BJOG 120:1356-65. 2013
    ..To investigate time trends in preterm birth in Europe by multiplicity, gestational age, and onset of delivery...
  29. doi request reprint [Hospital length-of-stay after childbirth in France]
    B Coulm
    INSERM UMR S953, unité de recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes et des enfants, Maternité de Port Royal, 53, avenue de l Observatoire, 75014 Paris, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 42:76-85. 2013
    ..To study hospital length-of-stay (LOS) after childbirth and its determinants and to describe home care offered after discharge...
  30. doi request reprint [Smoking during pregnancy in France between 1972 to 2003: Results from the national perinatal surveys]
    N Lelong
    INSERM, UMR S, Hopital Cochin, Paris, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 40:42-9. 2011
    ..To study trends in smoking before and during pregnancy in national samples of pregnant women and changes in characteristics of smokers over time, and describe the current relation between maternal smoking during pregnancy and fetal growth...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Difficulties with the follow-up of a cohort of very preterm infants: The EPIPAGE Paris-Petite-Couronne population]
    C du Mazaubrun
    INSERM U149, UMR S, IFR69 recherches épidémiologiques en santé périnatale et santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 13:1202-8. 2006
    ..To describe the characteristics of the children of parents who did not respond to a follow-up questionnaire in a cohort of very preterm infants (EPIPAGE study) and to explore the reasons why they did not complete the questionnaires...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fetal heart rate monitoring by telephone during pregnancy--opinion of users and non-users of a new technology
    B Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Women and Children s Health, INSERM, Villejuif, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 64:23-7. 1996
    ..To compare the opinions of obstetricians who currently use fetal heart rate monitoring (FHRM) by telephone with the opinions of obstetricians in favour of this technique, but who do not use it...