In this blog for pregnant women and those supporting them, Associate Professor Philippa Middleton and co-authors discuss their recently updated Cochrane Review looking at the effects for women and their babies of inducing labour towards the end of pregnancy.
Evidence for Maternity Care
Sarah Chapman looks at new Cochrane evidence on personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect healthcare workers from infections such as COVID-19 (coronavirus)
In a blog for midwives, Linda Biesty looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on managing the third stage of labour.
Cochrane authors Jonathan Livingstone-Banks and Catherine Chamberlain look at the evidence on what can help women quit smoking in pregnancy.
Meghan Bohren revisits the evidence on continuous support for women during labour and childbirth and reflects on what can affect the implementation of labour companionship.
This blog for our Maternity Matters series looks at evidence and practice on midwife-led continuity of care.
Susannah Hopkins Leisher shares her experience of the trauma of stillbirth and impact on subsequent pregnancies and, with researcher Aleena Wojcieszek, looks at gaps in the evidence on how to care for such women and their families.
Sarah Bailey blogs about learning from women's experiences of early pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage to develop better support services.
A collection of resources which aim to make Cochrane evidence on breastfeeding easy to access. Topics covered include: Support for breastfeeding women; health promotion and an enabling environment; care for breastfeeding women and their babies; treatment of breastfeeding problems; and breastfeeding babies with additional needs, including preterm babies.
Introducing Maternity Matters, a special series of blogs and other resources on women's and babies’ health, during and after pregnancy and childbirth.
Which drug is most effective and safe in preventing postpartum haemorrhage. Four authors of a Cochrane network meta-analysis on uterotonic drugs share their findings in this blog.
Catch up with the conversation we had during a multidisciplinary tweetchat with the We Communities, exploring evidence for everyday - how practitioners find and use it, and how it impacts their practice.