Beatrice Blondel

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Increasing number of twins and its consequences on health at birth]
    B Blondel
    Unité de recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes, INSERM U149, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 11:653-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint [Use of medical services by very preterm children during the first year of life in the Epipage cohort]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U149, Villejuif, France
    Arch Pediatr 10:960-8. 2003
  3. pmc Collecting population-based perinatal data efficiently: the example of the Lebanese National Perinatal Survey
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, INSERM U149, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:416-24. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [The increase in multiple births and its consequences on perinatal health]
    B Blondel
    Unité de Recherche Epidémiologique sur la Santé Périnatale et la Santé des Femmes, INSERM U149, IFR 69, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 31:725-40. 2002
  5. 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
  6. pmc The impact of the increasing number of multiple births on the rates of preterm birth and low birthweight: an international study
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, National Institute for Health and Medical Research, Villejuif, France
    Am J Public Health 92:1323-30. 2002
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neonatal mortality in France: usefulness of a neonatal death certificate]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U149, Unité de recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 12:1448-55. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in the occurrence, determinants, and consequences of multiple births
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, Villejuif, France
    Semin Perinatol 26:239-49. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Selecting an indicator set for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe: criteria, methods and results from the PERISTAT project
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, U149 INSERM, 123 Boulevard Port Royal, 75014 Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:S5-S14. 2003

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Increasing number of twins and its consequences on health at birth]
    B Blondel
    Unité de recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes, INSERM U149, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 11:653-5. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint [Use of medical services by very preterm children during the first year of life in the Epipage cohort]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U149, Villejuif, France
    Arch Pediatr 10:960-8. 2003
    ..To compare the use of health and social services between children born before 33 weeks (very preterm), children born at 33 or 34 weeks (moderately preterm) and children born at 39 or 40 weeks (full term)...
  3. pmc Collecting population-based perinatal data efficiently: the example of the Lebanese National Perinatal Survey
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, INSERM U149, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:416-24. 2006
    ..This type of survey may also be an appropriate instrument for collecting additional data for health policy evaluations...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The increase in multiple births and its consequences on perinatal health]
    B Blondel
    Unité de Recherche Epidémiologique sur la Santé Périnatale et la Santé des Femmes, INSERM U149, IFR 69, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 31:725-40. 2002
    ..To describe the trends in multiple maternity rates and the main responsible factors, and to present the main medical risks associated with multiple births...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc The impact of the increasing number of multiple births on the rates of preterm birth and low birthweight: an international study
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, National Institute for Health and Medical Research, Villejuif, France
    Am J Public Health 92:1323-30. 2002
    ..We studied the effects of twins and triplets on perinatal health indicators in the overall population in the 1980s and 1990s in Canada, England and Wales, France, and the United States...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neonatal mortality in France: usefulness of a neonatal death certificate]
    B Blondel
    INSERM U149, Unité de recherches épidémiologiques sur la santé périnatale et la santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 12:1448-55. 2005
    ..A neonatal death certificate was introduced in France in 1997. It provides detailed data on the causes of death and the characteristics of newborn, birth and parents. Our aim was to describe the new results of this certificate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trends in the occurrence, determinants, and consequences of multiple births
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, Villejuif, France
    Semin Perinatol 26:239-49. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Selecting an indicator set for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe: criteria, methods and results from the PERISTAT project
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, U149 INSERM, 123 Boulevard Port Royal, 75014 Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:S5-S14. 2003
    ..Twelve of these indicators were targeted for further development and the other 21 for immediate implementation. A feasibility study, reported in the rest of this issue, was put into place to assess these recommendations...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Advances in medical technology and creation of disparities: the case of Down syndrome
    Babak Khoshnood
    Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale INSERM, U149, Paris, France
    Am J Public Health 96:2139-44. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint [Development of the main indicators of perinatal health in metropolitan France between 1995 and 1998. Results of the national perinatal survey]
    B Blondel
    , INSERM U149, 16, avenue Paul-Vaillant-Couturier, 94807 Villejuif
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 30:552-64. 2001
    ..1% had an intrauterine transfer. CONCLUSION: This type of survey carried out every three years can show major changes in health, risk factors and medical practices and can yield quick answers to specific questions...
  14. doi request reprint Breastfeeding duration, social and occupational characteristics of mothers in the French 'EDEN mother-child' cohort
    Mercedes Bonet
    INSERM, UMR S953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Childrens Health, Hopital Saint Vincent de Paul, bâtiment Lelong, 82 avenue Denfert Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France
    Matern Child Health J 17:714-22. 2013
    ..In a society where breastfeeding is not the norm, women may have difficulties combining work and breastfeeding. Specific actions need to be developed and assessed among mothers who return to work and among employers...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rising multiple maternity rates and medical management of subfertility: better information is needed
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, INSERM U149, Villejuif, France
    Eur J Public Health 13:83-6. 2003
    ..These could be collected from ART centres and other care providers, or through medical birth registries or national surveys...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint PERISTAT: indicators for monitoring and evaluating perinatal health in Europe
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, U149 INSERM, Paris, France
    Eur J Public Health 13:29-37. 2003
    ..The challenge was to define indicators that cover common concerns and have the same meaning within the different European health care systems...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Factors associated with cesarean section in France. Results from the 1995 National Perinatal Survey]
    P Guihard
    , INSERM, U149, 16, avenue Paul-Vaillant-Couturier, 94807 Villejuif
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 30:444-543. 2001
    ..Very few factors were linked to repeat cesarean sections. CONCLUSION: Various factors are associated with cesarean sections; they express the influence of both unfavorable medical conditions and particular medical care organisations...
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Obstetric interventions for low-risk pregnant women in France: do maternity unit characteristics make a difference?
    Bénédicte Coulm
    The Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, INSERM, Paris, France
    Birth 39:183-91. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the role of maternity unit characteristics on obstetric intervention rates among low-risk women in France...
  21. pmc Socioeconomic barriers to informed decisionmaking regarding maternal serum screening for down syndrome: results of the French National Perinatal Survey of 1998
    Babak Khoshnood
    L Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale INSERM, Villejuif, France
    Am J Public Health 94:484-91. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate socioeconomic disparities in serum screening for Down syndrome and assess whether such disparities are more likely to reflect limits in access or information or, rather, informed decisionmaking...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Regional variations in trends for multiple births: a population-based evaluation in France, 1972-2003
    Babak Khoshnood
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Villejuif, France Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris6, Paris, France
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:406-15. 2007
    ..Regional differences in multiple births need to be monitored and used to inform policies aimed at regulating the use of infertility treatments...
  25. doi request reprint Do risk factors for elective cesarean section differ from those of cesarean section during labor in low risk pregnancies?
    Horace Roman
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, INSERM, UMR S149 Paris, France
    J Perinat Med 36:297-305. 2008
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Factors associated with the choice of delivery without epidural analgesia in women at low risk in France
    Camille Le Ray
    INSERM U149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Villejuif, France
    Birth 35:171-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine how the choice of delivery without an epidural varied in this context according to women's characteristics, prenatal care, and type of maternity unit...
  27. ncbi request reprint Changes in the rates of caesarean delivery before labour for breech presentation at term in France: 1972-2003
    Marion Carayol
    INSERM, UMR S149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, 123 Boulevard de Port Royal, Paris F 75014, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:20-6. 2007
    ..To describe the changes in the rate of caesarean deliveries before labour among women with term breech presentations in France and to identify the factors associated with this change over two periods: 1972-1995/1998 and 1995/1998-2003...
  28. pmc Evaluating regional differences in breast-feeding in French maternity units: a multi-level approach
    Mercedes Bonet
    INSERM, UMR S953, U953 Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s and Children s Health, UPMC University Paris 06, Paris, France
    Public Health Nutr 13:1946-54. 2010
    ..To study how individual and regional characteristics might explain regional variations in breast-feeding rates in maternity units and to identify outlier regions with very low or high breast-feeding rates...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the use of amniocentesis in two countries with different policies for prenatal testing: the case of France and the United States
    Babak Khoshnood
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, INSERM U149, France
    Prenat Diagn 25:14-9. 2005
    ..To compare maternal age- and education-specific use of amniocentesis in France and the United States...
  30. 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...
  31. doi request reprint Impact of maternity unit closures on access to obstetrical care: the French experience between 1998 and 2003
    Hugo Pilkington
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR 69, UPMC Univ Paris 06, Epidemiological Research on Perinatal Health and Women s Health, 82, avenue Denfert Rochereau, F 75014 Paris, France
    Soc Sci Med 67:1521-9. 2008
    ..A full assessment of the impact of closures on accessibility to obstetric services would require information on how these changes affected available choices for care during pregnancy and delivery...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Differential trends in breastfeeding according to maternal and hospital characteristics: results from the French National Perinatal Surveys
    Mercedes Bonet
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, Villejuif, F 94807, France
    Acta Paediatr 96:1290-5. 2007
    ..To assess breastfeeding trends in hospital, between 1998 and 2003, according to several characteristics of mothers and maternity units...
  34. ncbi request reprint European indicators of health care during pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period
    Katherine Wildman
    INSERM Unité 149, Epidiomiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, 123 Boulevard Port Royal, 75014 Paris, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:S53-65. 2003
    ..To describe variation across Europe in PERISTAT indicators of health care in the perinatal period, and to assess the comparability of these indicators...
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. ncbi 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Development and behaviour of seven-year-old triplets
    M Garel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, INSERM U 149, Villejuif, France
    Acta Paediatr 90:539-43. 2001
    ..In half the triplet sets, one child stood out as having more behavioural problems than the others...
  44. ncbi request reprint Trends in risk factors for caesarean sections in France between 1981 and 1995: lessons for reducing the rates in the future
    P Guihard
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women's Health, INSERM-U149, Villejuif, France
    BJOG 108:48-55. 2001
    ..1% to 12.0%). CONCLUSION: A significant reduction in the overall rate cannot be achieved without regulating caesarean section use for primiparae. Strategies to change delivery patterns should be aimed at both high and low risk women...
  45. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic and state-level differences in prenatal diagnosis and live birth prevalence of Down's syndrome in the United States
    B Khoshnood
    INSERM U 149, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 51:617-27. 2003
    ..We then present the results of a study that explores the potential effects of public policies regarding abortion on state-level differences in the live birth prevalence of Down's syndrome...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Psychological impact of the birth of twins on children and their parents]
    M Garel
    INSERM U149, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 11:663-5. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint [Mothers of triplets and their children: course from 4 to 7 years after birth]
    M Garel
    unité de recherches epidémiologiques en santé périnatale et santé des femmes, INSERM U 149, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 28:792-7. 2000
    ..To study the psychological health of the mothers and their difficulties seven years after the birth of triplets and to compare these results with those obtained at four years...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint [Consequences for the family of a very preterm birth two months after discharge. Results of the EPIPAGE qualitative study]
    M Garel
    INSERM U 149, Recherches épidémiologiques en santé périnatale et santé des femmes, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif, Cedex, France
    Arch Pediatr 11:1299-307. 2004
    ..To describe the problems encountered with the child, the quality of the marital relationship, the organization of the family and to compare the answers made by mothers and fathers...
  50. 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...
  51. 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
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint French midwives' practice of termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormality. At what psychological and ethical cost?
    M Garel
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Villejuif, F 94807 France
    Prenat Diagn 27:622-8. 2007
    ..To study the clinical, emotional and moral difficulties that French midwives encounter in the labor ward while performing termination of pregnancy (TOP) for fetal abnormality...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Psychological consequences of twinship on the children and their parents]
    M Garel
    INSERM U 149, 16, avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 31:2S40-5. 2002
    ..Considering that the number of twin deliveries is rising in our country it is important to be aware of the problems experienced by the families and to improve the way material and psychological help is provided to them...
  55. ncbi request reprint Algorithms for combining menstrual and ultrasound estimates of gestational age: consequences for rates of preterm and postterm birth
    Beatrice Blondel
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s health, National Institute for Health and Medical Research, INSERM, Villejuif, France
    BJOG 109:718-20. 2002
    ..In a sample of 44,623 births in a Canadian tertiary hospital, the choice of algorithms makes a substantial impact on both preterm and postterm birth rates, even when EUS was used for discrepancies over two weeks...
  56. doi request reprint Discordant time trends in maternal body size and offspring birthweight of term deliveries in France between 1972 and 2003: data from the French National Perinatal Surveys
    Ibrahima Diouf
    INSERM, Unit 1018, Center for Epidemiology and Populations Health CESP Villejuif, France
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:210-7. 2011
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Fetal sex and preterm birth: are males at greater risk?
    Jennifer Zeitlin
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, U149 INSERM, Paris, France
    Hum Reprod 17:2762-8. 2002
    ..Possible mechanisms are greater body weight, increased susceptibility to complications of pregnancy, sex-linked biochemical processes and earlier conception in the fertile cycle...
  58. doi request reprint Women's views on Friendly IVF: a qualitative preliminary study
    Micheline Garel
    INSERM, UMR S149, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, Villejuif, France
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:101-4. 2009
    ..To study in the French Context women's experiences with a low-stimulation regimen of in vitro fertilisation (Friendly IVF) and to compare them with those of women undergoing standard IVF (S-IVF)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal age and education on the pattern of prenatal testing: implications for the use of antenatal screening as a solution to the growing number of amniocenteses
    Babak Khoshnood
    Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, INSERM U149, 16 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 94807 Villejuif Cedex, France
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1336-42. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to assess age-specific effects of maternal education on patterns of prenatal testing...
  60. ncbi request reprint Antenatal care in Europe: varying ways of providing high-coverage services
    E Hemminki
    Research Unit on Women s and Children s Health, INSERM U 149, 16 Avenue P Vaillant Couturier, Villejuif, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 94:145-8. 2001
    ..To describe the organizational characteristics of antenatal care and their relation to the utilization of health services and perinatal mortality in 13 European countries...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Re-hospitalization in infants younger than 29 weeks' gestation in the EPIPAGE cohort
    A Lamarche-Vadel
    Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women s Health, INSERM U149, Villejuif, France
    Acta Paediatr 93:1340-5. 2004
    ..To estimate the re-hospitalization rate of extremely preterm children during infancy and associated factors after the recent improvement in survival rates...