Reports and Studies

Listed below are reports and studies related to midwifery and women's health. Simply click on the name of the reports below to view them.

Intrapartum care: care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth - NICE, December 2014

Series on Midwifery - The Lancet, June 2014

Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women - Cochrane Review, August, 2013

Reproductive & Gynaecological Health Power Study - Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-Based Report, 2011

Outcomes Associated with Planned Home and Planned Hospital Births in Low-Risk Women Attended by Midwives in Ontario, Canada, 2003–2006: A Retrospective Cohort Study
- Birth, September 2009

Outcomes of planned home birth with registered midwife versus planned hospital birth with midwife or physician - Canadian Medical Association Journal, September 2009

Giving Birth in a New Land: Strategies for Service Providers Working with Newcomers - Best Start by Health Nexus, supported by the Government of Ontario, 2009

Perinatal mortality and morbidity in a nationwide cohort of 529,688 low-risk planned home and hospital births - BJOC, August 2009

What Mothers Say: Maternity Experiences Survey 2009 - Public Health Agency of Canada

Midwife-led care confers benefits for pregnant women and their babies and is recommended - Cochrane Review, October 2008
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How do Physicians and Midwives Manage the Third Stage of Labour? - Birth, September 2008

Reclaiming Birth, Health and Community: Midwifery in the Inuit Villages of Nunavik, Canada - JMWH, July/August 2007

Allow midwives to participate as full members of the healthcare team - Canadian Health Services Foundation, June 2006

Emerging Crisis, Emerging Solutions - Report from the Ontario Maternity Care Expert Panel, released in October, 2006.

Female Genital Mutilation
- An Educational Resource from the Royal College of Nurses

First Bulletin from the Women's Health Institute Project - Winter 2006

Women's Health Institute Questions & Answers - Winter 2006

Giving Birth in Canada: The Costs - Published April 26, 2006 by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).




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