Searching for evidence

The best places to look

Which? Birth Choice www.which.co.uk/birth-choice - Information and statistics on every UK maternity unit. 


Cochrane reviews - www.cochranelibrary.com

Systematic reviews of the latest and highest quality research in healthcare. 


Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - https://www.rcog.org.uk/guidelines


Nice Guidelines - https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance

national institute of clinical excellence in healthcare. Hospitals use these guidelines to write their hospitals policies and guidelines.


Evidence based Birth - www.evidencebasedbirth.com US midwife and independent researcher Rebecca Dekker has many free resources to help you make choices regarding your care. 


UK Midwife and independent researcher Sara Wickham - www.sarawickham.com has free resources, published books and blogs about recent pregnancy and birth research.