Searching for evidence

The best places to look

Which? Birth Choice - Information and statistics on every UK maternity unit. 

Cochrane reviews -

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

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists -

Nice Guidelines -

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

Evidence based Birth - 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 - has free resources, published books and blogs about recent pregnancy and birth research.