Introducing Maternity Matters, a special series of blogs and other resources on women's and babies’ health, during and after pregnancy and childbirth.
Evidence for Maternity Care
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.
In a blog primarily for health professionals, Asda Abbas, a trainee paediatrician, looks at Cochrane evidence on skin to skin care and pain in neonates
Midwife Lisa Smith looks at Cochrane evidence on prelabour rupture of membranes at term and whether it's better to offer induction or to wait.
This article for midwives looks at the evidence on early additional food and fluids for healthy breastfed babies and the implications for practice
A blog for midwives, with Cochrane evidence on induction of labour for suspected fetal macrosomia and reflections on its implications for practice
Cochrane UK's Sarah Chapman and Associate Professor of Midwifery Alys Einion summarise and reflect on the Cochrane review on midwife-led models of care
We look at some key messages and findings from the 2016 Lancet Breastfeeding Series and its implications for the UK.
Midwife Mercedes Perez Botella reflects on evidence and empowering women in second stage of labour
Launching two new series: Evidence for Everyday Nursing and Evidence for Everyday Midwifery
Key messages: 1. Midwife-led continuity models of care have benefits for mothers and babies and most women should be offered...