William M Callaghan

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health concerns of women and infants in times of natural disasters: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:307-11. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Severe maternal morbidity among delivery and postpartum hospitalizations in the United States
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1029-36. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Trends in postpartum hemorrhage: United States, 1994-2006
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:353.e1-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: identifying women with hypertension during pregnancy--is high specificity sufficient?
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:125-7; discussion 128-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Identification of severe maternal morbidity during delivery hospitalizations, United States, 1991-2003
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:133.e1-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Health care utilization in the first year of life among small- and large- for-gestational age term infants
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1016-24. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Association between obesity during pregnancy and increased use of health care
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1444-53. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Maternal morbidity rates in a managed care population
    F Carol Bruce
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1089-95. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Assessing cardiovascular disease risk among young women with a history of delivering a low-birth-weight infant
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:267-73. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Health care utilisation in the first year of life among infants of mothers with perinatal depression or anxiety
    Sherry L Farr
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:81-8. 2013

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint Health concerns of women and infants in times of natural disasters: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 11:307-11. 2007
    ..This report cites the example of Hurricane Katrina to focus on the needs of pregnant women and infants during times of natural disasters and provides considerations for those who plan for the response to these events...
  2. doi request reprint Severe maternal morbidity among delivery and postpartum hospitalizations in the United States
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:1029-36. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Trends in postpartum hemorrhage: United States, 1994-2006
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:353.e1-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in the United States and to assess trends...
  4. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: identifying women with hypertension during pregnancy--is high specificity sufficient?
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:125-7; discussion 128-9. 2007
    ..This commentary discusses the implications of using administrative codes to identify women with preeclampsia syndromes, especially when used to define outcomes or exposures for etiologic research...
  5. doi request reprint Identification of severe maternal morbidity during delivery hospitalizations, United States, 1991-2003
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:133.e1-8. 2008
    ..This investigation aimed to identify pregnancy complications and risk factors for women who experienced severe maternal morbidity during the delivery hospitalization and to estimate severe maternal morbidity rates...
  6. doi request reprint Health care utilization in the first year of life among small- and large- for-gestational age term infants
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, MS K 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:1016-24. 2013
    ..8) than AGA (7.5) infants (P < .05). Term infants born SGA or LGA had greater health care utilization than their counterparts, although the increase in utilization beyond the initial delivery hospitalization was small...
  7. doi request reprint Association between obesity during pregnancy and increased use of health care
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1444-53. 2008
    ..In the United States, obesity during pregnancy is common and increases obstetrical risks. An estimate of the increase in use of health care services associated with obesity during pregnancy is needed...
  8. doi request reprint Maternal morbidity rates in a managed care population
    F Carol Bruce
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1089-95. 2008
    ..To identify and estimate prevalence rates of maternal morbidities by pregnancy outcome and selected covariates during the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods in a defined population of pregnant women...
  9. doi request reprint Assessing cardiovascular disease risk among young women with a history of delivering a low-birth-weight infant
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:267-73. 2013
    ..To assess the prevalence and risk factors of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among younger women by pregnancy history...
  10. doi request reprint Health care utilisation in the first year of life among infants of mothers with perinatal depression or anxiety
    Sherry L Farr
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:81-8. 2013
    ..Limited information is available on associations between maternal depression and anxiety and infant health care utilisation...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of maternal smokeless tobacco use on selected pregnancy outcomes in Alaska Native women: a case-control study
    Lucinda J England
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92:648-55. 2013
    ..To examine the potential effects of prenatal smokeless tobacco use on selected birth outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Extent of maternal morbidity in a managed care population in georgia
    F Carol Bruce
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:497-505. 2012
    ..Traditional attempts to monitor maternal morbidity have used hospital discharge data, which include data only on complications that resulted in hospitalisation, underestimating the frequency and scope of complications...
  13. doi request reprint Early term delivery and health care utilization in the first year of life
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr 161:234-9.e1. 2012
    ..To assess health care utilization during the first year of life among early term-born infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of stillbirth: a metaanalysis
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:223-8. 2007
    ..Maternal obesity is associated with an increased risk of stillbirth, although the mechanisms to explain this association are not clear...
  15. pmc Development of a comorbidity index for use in obstetric patients
    Brian T Bateman
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, The Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan and the Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    Obstet Gynecol 122:957-65. 2013
    ..To develop and validate a maternal comorbidity index to predict severe maternal morbidity, defined as the occurrence of acute maternal end-organ injury, or mortality...
  16. doi request reprint Trends in ectopic pregnancy mortality in the United States: 1980-2007
    Andreea A Creanga
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:837-43. 2011
    ..To estimate trends in ectopic pregnancy mortality and examine characteristics of recently hospitalized women who died as a result of ectopic pregnancy in the United States...
  17. pmc The contribution of clinic-based interventions to reduce prenatal smoking prevalence among US women
    Shin Y Kim
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:893-8. 2009
    ..We sought to estimate the effect of universal implementation of a clinic-based, psychosocial smoking cessation intervention for pregnant women...
  18. doi request reprint Infant morbidity and mortality attributable to prenatal smoking in the U.S
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:45-52. 2010
    ..Although prenatal smoking continues to decline, it remains one of the most prevalent preventable causes of infant morbidity and mortality in the U.S...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of different data-editing methods on trends in race-specific preterm delivery rates, United States, 1990-2002
    Cheng Qin
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:41-9. 2007
    ..Uncertainty persists around the true trends in preterm delivery, especially among African Americans. Additional research is needed to identify the approach that results in the most accurate classification of gestational age...
  20. doi request reprint Postpartum screening for diabetes after a gestational diabetes mellitus-affected pregnancy
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:868-74. 2008
    ..To estimate trends in postpartum glucose testing in a cohort of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)...
  21. doi request reprint Maternal smokeless tobacco use in Alaska Native women and singleton infant birth size
    Lucinda J England
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:93-103. 2012
    ..To examine the effects of maternal prenatal smokeless tobacco use on infant birth size...
  22. doi request reprint Overview of maternal morbidity during hospitalization for labor and delivery in the United States: 1993-1997 and 2001-2005
    Cynthia J Berg
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1075-81. 2009
    ..To assess progress toward meeting the U.S. Healthy People 2010 objective of reducing the rate of maternal morbidity at delivery hospitalization by comparing National Hospital Discharge Survey data from two time periods...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in pre-pregnancy obesity in nine states, 1993-2003
    Shin Y Kim
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 23, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:986-93. 2007
    ..This study used a large population-based data source to examine trends, from 1993 through 2003, in the prevalence of pre-pregnancy obesity among women who delivered live infants...
  24. doi request reprint Gestational weight gain by body mass index among US women delivering live births, 2004-2005: fueling future obesity
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:271.e1-7. 2009
    ..Current pregnancy weight gain guidelines are based on prepregnancy body mass indices (BMI), but gestational weight gains by BMI class among US women are unknown...
  25. pmc The Black-White disparity in pregnancy-related mortality from 5 conditions: differences in prevalence and case-fatality rates
    Myra J Tucker
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:247-51. 2007
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Massive blood transfusion during hospitalization for delivery in New York State, 1998-2007
    Jill M Mhyre
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and the Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia and the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Obstet Gynecol 122:1288-94. 2013
    ..To define the frequency, risk factors, and outcomes of massive transfusion in obstetrics...
  27. doi request reprint Clinical indications and determinants of the rise of cesarean section in three hospitals in rural China
    Cheng Qin
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE MS K 23, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 16:1484-90. 2012
    ..Ultrasound evidence of nuchal cord moved from the ninth ranked indication in 1997 to the second in 2003 in Chengde County Hospital...
  28. doi request reprint Overview of maternal mortality in the United States
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:2-6. 2012
    ..Trends and patterns in these deaths as well as emerging issues concerning causes of maternal deaths and the difficulty with interpreting trend data will be discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint A comparison of LMP-based and ultrasound-based estimates of gestational age using linked California livebirth and prenatal screening records
    Patricia M Dietz
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:62-71. 2007
    ..The 2003 revised US Standard Certificate of Live Birth includes a new gestational age item, the obstetric estimate. It will be important to assess whether this estimate addresses the problems presented by LMP-based gestational age...
  30. doi request reprint Cardiomyopathy and other myocardial disorders among hospitalizations for pregnancy in the United States: 2004-2006
    Elena V Kuklina
    Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:93-100. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Preventability of pregnancy-related deaths: results of a state-wide review
    Cynthia J Berg
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:1228-34. 2005
    ..We sought to identify all pregnancy-related deaths in North Carolina and conduct a comprehensive review examining ways in which the number of these deaths could potentially be reduced...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-related mortality in the United States, 1991-1997
    Cynthia J Berg
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:289-96. 2003
    ..To describe trends in pregnancy-related mortality and risk factors for pregnancy-related deaths in the United States for the years 1991 through 1997...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gestational age estimates from singleton births conceived using assisted reproductive technology
    William M Callaghan
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:79-85. 2007
    ..Even when the birthweight and dates of conception and birth are known, questions remain regarding the residual amount of misclassification and the true nature of the birthweight distributions...
  34. pmc Maternal mortality and morbidity in the United States: where are we now?
    Andreea A Creanga
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 23:3-9. 2014
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Cesarean delivery among women with low-risk pregnancies: a comparison of birth certificates and hospital discharge data
    Emily B Kahn
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:33-40. 2009
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Low pregnancy weight gain and small for gestational age: a comparison of the association using 3 different measures of small for gestational age
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:53.e1-7. 2009
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Pregnancy-related mortality in the United States, 1998 to 2005
    Cynthia J Berg
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:1302-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the risk of women dying from pregnancy complications in the United States and to examine the risk factors for and changes in the medical causes of these deaths...
  38. doi request reprint Validation of obstetric estimate using early ultrasound: 2007 California birth certificates
    Danielle T Barradas
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 28:3-10. 2014
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Race, ethnicity, and nativity differentials in pregnancy-related mortality in the United States: 1993-2006
    Andreea A Creanga
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:261-8. 2012
    ..To compare trends in and causes of pregnancy-related mortality by race, ethnicity, and nativity from 1993 to 2006...
  40. doi request reprint Trends in pregnancy hospitalizations that included a stroke in the United States from 1994 to 2007: reasons for concern?
    Elena V Kuklina
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 37, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Stroke 42:2564-70. 2011
    ..This report describes stroke hospitalizations for women in the antenatal, delivery, and postpartum periods from 1994 to 1995 to 2006 to 2007 and analyzes the changes in these hospitalizations over time...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinically identified maternal depression before, during, and after pregnancies ending in live births
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway N E, M S K 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1515-20. 2007
    ..This study estimated the prevalence of diagnosed depression and treatment among women before, during, and after pregnancies ending in live births...
  42. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of prepregnancy body mass index and weight gain during pregnancy on the risk of preterm delivery
    Patricia M Dietz
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiology 17:170-7. 2006
    ..The association between excessive gestational weight gain and preterm delivery is unclear, as is the association between low gestational weight gain and preterm delivery among overweight and obese women...
  43. doi request reprint Pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) virus illness among pregnant women in the United States
    Alicia M Siston
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 303:1517-25. 2010
    ..Early data on pandemic 2009 influenza A(H1N1) suggest pregnant women are at increased risk of hospitalization and death...
  44. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-related mortality among women aged 35 years and older, United States, 1991-1997
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1015-21. 2003
    ..To describe pregnancy-related deaths among women 35 years and older and to compare their risk of death to that for 25-29-year-old women...
  45. doi request reprint Differences in birth weight for gestational age distributions according to the measures used to assign gestational age
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:826-36. 2010
    ..Agreement between the gold standard estimate and clinical and obstetric estimates of gestational age suggests that using the LMP-based estimate for establishing norms should be revisited...
  46. doi request reprint High pregnancy weight gain and risk of excessive fetal growth
    Patricia M Dietz
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:51.e1-6. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Maternal obesity and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Susan Y Chu
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K 23, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2070-6. 2007
    ..This meta-analysis was conducted to better estimate this risk and to explore differences across studies...
  48. ncbi request reprint Trends in preterm-related infant mortality by race and ethnicity, United States, 1999-2004
    Marian F MacDorman
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:635-41. 2007
    ..Continued tracking of preterm-related causes of infant death will improve our understanding of trends in infant mortality in the United States...
  49. doi request reprint Gestational diabetes and childhood obesity: what is the link?
    Shin Y Kim
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 24:376-81. 2012
    ..To review recently published studies examining the role of prepregnancy obesity in the relationship between gestational diabetes mellitus and childhood obesity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Population-based assessment of the risk of primary cesarean delivery due to excess prepregnancy weight among nulliparous women delivering term infants
    Patricia M Dietz
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3714, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:237-44. 2005
    ..To estimate the risk of cesarean delivery due to excess prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) in a multistate, US population-based sample...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-associated hospitalizations in the United States, 1999-2000
    Stephen J Bacak
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:592-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine nondelivery, pregnancy-associated hospitalizations in the United States and the factors associated with them...
  52. ncbi request reprint The contribution of preterm birth to infant mortality rates in the United States
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K 23, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 118:1566-73. 2006
    ..To address this apparent discrepancy, we sought to estimate more accurately the contribution of preterm birth to infant mortality rates in the United States...
  53. doi request reprint Hypertensive disorders and severe obstetric morbidity in the United States
    Elena V Kuklina
    Northrop Grumman, Civilian Agencies Group, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1299-306. 2009
    ..To examine trends in the rates of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and compare the rates of severe obstetric complications for delivery hospitalizations with and without hypertensive disorders...
  54. doi request reprint Preventing type 2 diabetes: public health implications for women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus
    Lucinda J England
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:365.e1-8. 2009
    ..Clinicians and public health workers face numerous challenges in developing intervention strategies for this population. Translation research will be critical in addressing this important public health issue...
  55. doi request reprint Attitudes and practices of obstetrician-gynecologists regarding influenza vaccination in pregnancy
    Dmitry M Kissin
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1074-80. 2011
    ..To assess knowledge, attitudes, and practices of obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns) regarding vaccination of pregnant women during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic...
  56. doi request reprint Deaths from seasonal influenza among pregnant women in the United States, 1998-2005
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:919-23. 2010
    ..To estimate pregnancy-related mortality caused by seasonal influenza in the United States for comparison with the current 2009 influenza A H1N1 pandemic...
  57. doi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular mortality in relation to optimal low-density lipoprotein cholesterol combined with hypertriglyceridemia: is there a difference by gender?
    Elena V Kuklina
    Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 21:807-14. 2011
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Revival of a core public health function: state- and urban-based maternal death review processes
    David Goodman
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 22:395-8. 2013
    ..S. capacity for conducting maternal death reviews, and introduces a new Maternal Mortality Initiative that aims to develop standardized guidelines for state- or city-based maternal deaths review processes...
  59. ncbi request reprint From mortality to morbidity: the challenge of the twenty-first century
    Cynthia J Berg
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:173-4. 2002
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Maternal mortality surveillance in the United States: moving into the twenty-first century
    William M Callaghan
    Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:131-4, 139. 2002
    ..3 deaths per 100,000 live births, this paper reviews the history of MM surveillance in the United States and provides a basis for proposing new strategies that more appropriately address the concerns and issues of the 21st century...
  61. pmc Development of an algorithm to identify pregnancy episodes in an integrated health care delivery system
    Mark C Hornbrook
    The Center for Health Research, Northwest Hawaii Southeast, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:908-27. 2007
    ..To develop and validate a software algorithm to detect pregnancy episodes and maternal morbidities using automated data. Data SOURCES/STUDY SETTING: Automated records from a large integrated health care delivery system (IHDS), 1998-2001...
  62. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of reporting maternal in-hospital diagnoses and intrapartum procedures in Washington State linked birth records
    Mona T Lydon-Rochelle
    Department of Family Child Nursing, School of Nursing, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7262, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:460-71. 2005
    ..Our data suggest that researchers conducting perinatal epidemiological studies should not rely solely on birth certificate data to detect maternal diagnoses and intrapartum procedures accurately...
  63. doi request reprint The relationship between cesarean delivery and gestational age among US singleton births
    Vani R Bettegowda
    Perinatal Data Center, National Office, March of Dimes Foundation, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:309-23, v-vi. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to understand the underlying reasons for the increase in cesarean section deliveries resulting in preterm birth...
  64. ncbi request reprint Estimated effect of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate on preterm birth in the United States
    Joann R Petrini
    National Office, March of Dimes, 1275 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:267-72. 2005
    ..The current study estimated both preterm birth recurrence and the potential reduction in the national preterm birth rate...
  65. ncbi request reprint The reporting of pre-existing maternal medical conditions and complications of pregnancy on birth certificates and in hospital discharge data
    Mona T Lydon-Rochelle
    Department of Family Child Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7262, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:125-34. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of live-birth certificates and hospital discharge data that reported of pre-existing maternal medical conditions and complications of pregnancy...
  66. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality in pregnancy: laying the groundwork for safe motherhood
    Stacie E Geller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:176-88. 2006
    ..We also address specific strategies for change for health care providers, federal and state health agencies, and the public health community...