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.
Fertility, Pregnancy, Childbirth & Newborns
Introducing Maternity Matters, a special series of blogs and other resources on women's and babies’ health, during and after pregnancy and childbirth.
Meghan Bohren and Sarah Chapman blog the latest Cochrane evidence on supporting women throughout labour and childbirth and reflect on the role that support plays in women’s experiences of 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.
November is Prematurity Awareness Month and Sarah Chapman shares new Cochrane evidence that omega-3 supplementation can reduce the risk of premature birth
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.
Jennifer Hanratty looks at what might help for perineal pain after birth, sharing Cochrane evidence and her own experience as a new mum.
In this blog for parents of preterm babies, Rufaro Ndokera looks at Cochrane evidence on ways to help preterm babies feed orally.
This blog for nurses considers evidence and practice on optimal positioning for mechanically ventilated preterm babies
Qualitative researcher Lisa Hinton talks about her research on experiences of infertility and collecting women’s and men’s stories for the www.healthtalk.org website.
Cochrane researchers Jolijn Verkuijlen and Jack Wilkinson explain what their new review can tell us about psychological therapies for subfertile couples
Should premature twins be looked after in one cot in the neonatal nursery? Anna Sutherland blogs her own experience and Cochrane evidence