In this blog for people wanting to stop smoking, Robert Walton, a very general practitioner, looks at Cochrane evidence to help you start your new smoke-free life.
Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy: what’s the latest evidence?
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.
Preventing stillbirth: What’s the latest evidence?
In this blog for maternity care providers and families, Dr Aleena Wojcieszek, clinical epidemiologist, science communicator, and honorary research fellow at the Australian Centre of Research Excellence in Stillbirth (Stillbirth CRE), and Ms Susannah Hopkins Leisher, mom to stillborn son Wilder Daniel (13 July 1999), PhD student in epidemiology at Columbia University, and chair of the International Stillbirth Alliance, look at an overview of Cochrane evidence on antenatal interventions to prevent stillbirth and perinatal death.
Endometrial scratching: what’s the latest evidence?
Sarah Lensen, one of the team who worked on the Cochrane reviews on endometrial scratching (womb scratching), explains what the latest evidence tells us and what we still don’t know.
Balancing diabetes and pregnancy: the keys are shared decision-making and technology
Emma Doble, who lives with Type 1 Diabetes and gave birth for the first time in 2020, reflects on her pregnancy journey, highlighting the importance of technology and shared decisions-making, and calling for better postnatal care for women with diabetes.
Contemplating pregnancy with long-term health conditions
In this blog, written for women, health professionals, policy makers and commissioners, Rachel Plachcinski and Ngawai Moss discuss the lack of evidence for planning pregnancy and maternity care for women with two or more long term health conditions. They explore women’s experiences through their pregnancy journeys: identifying challenges and gaps in understanding, plus what matters to women during pregnancy when living with long term health conditions.
Living with long-term conditions: a Cochrane UK special series
Throughout June, we are shining a spotlight on living with long-term conditions, sharing blogs that include relevant evidence and personal reflections. The series will also include a discussion on Twitter about the impact language can have on people with long-term conditions.
Antenatal steroids: demystifying the benefits and risks
In this blog for pregnant women and the people involved in their care, Fiona Stewart, Cochrane Network Support Fellow, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence from a review she co-authored on antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of preterm birth and how it links to the Cochrane logo.
Evidence for Maternity Care: new evidence and resources – Quarter 1 2021
The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff.
IVF add-ons: the latest Cochrane evidence
In this blog for people undergoing IVF, Sarah Lensen (Cochrane editor) and Noortje Uphoff (IVF patient) look at the latest Cochrane evidence on IVF add-ons.
Evidence for Maternity Care: new evidence and resources – Autumn 2020
The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff, with content on COVID-19, antenatal care, labour and birth.
Induction of labour: if, and when, to induce
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.