The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff, with content on COVID-19, antenatal care, labour and birth.
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.
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.
In the second blog of our new series Understanding Evidence, Iain Chalmers, our founding director, looks at developments in research on prenatal...
A blog for midwives, with Cochrane evidence on induction of labour for suspected fetal macrosomia and reflections on its implications for practice
What's hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) like for women who suffer this severe pregnancy sickness and what do we know about what can help?
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
Midwife Mercedes Perez Botella reflects on evidence and empowering women in second stage of labour
What's the evidence on diet and exercise in pregnancy and after?
We take a look at new evidence and old remedies for nipple pain from breastfeeding
Could exercise supplement creatine protect babies brains in the womb? Dr James Duffy explains.
Anticipating the birth of a child?