The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff.
Evidence for Maternity Care
Katie Westwood, Paediatric Registrar, looks at Cochrane evidence on the prevention and treatment of jaundice in neonates
The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff, with content on COVID-19, antenatal care, labour and birth.
Introducing three refreshed evidence series for health professionals and clinical support staff working in maternity care, nursing and allied health.
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.
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.