Dr Emily Carter explores the latest Cochrane evidence on vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy, and how it may help reduce risks for women and babies.
Tag: Maternity Matters
The third stage of labour: active or expectant management of care?
In a blog for midwives, Linda Biesty looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on managing the third stage of labour.
What helps women to quit smoking while pregnant?
Cochrane authors Jonathan Livingstone-Banks and Catherine Chamberlain look at the evidence on what can help women quit smoking in pregnancy.
Implementing continuous support for women during labour and childbirth
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.
Implementing midwife-led continuity models of care and what do we still need to find out?
This blog for our Maternity Matters series looks at evidence and practice on midwife-led continuity of care.
Pregnancy after stillbirth: experience and evidence gaps
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.
Recurrent miscarriage and early pregnancy: learning from women’s experiences
Sarah Bailey blogs about learning from women's experiences of early pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage to develop better support services.
Breastfeeding: a round up of Cochrane evidence
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.
Maternity Matters: a special series from Cochrane UK
Introducing Maternity Matters, a special series of blogs and other resources on women's and babies’ health, during and after pregnancy and childbirth.