Publications

Journal articles

Hollowell J, Li Y, Bunch K, Brocklehurst P. A comparison of intrapartum interventions and adverse outcomes by parity in planned freestanding midwifery unit and alongside midwifery unit births: secondary analysis of ‘low risk’ births in the birthplace in England cohort. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth. 2017;17:95. Full text link
 

Rowe R, Li Y, Knight M, Brocklehurst P, Hollowell J. Maternal and perinatal outcomes in women planning vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) at home in England: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study. BJOG. 2015;123(7):1123-32. Full text link

Li Y, Townend J, Rowe R, Brocklehurst P, Knight M, Linsell L, Macfarlane A, McCourt C, Newburn M, Marlow N, Pasupathy D, Redshaw M, Sandall J, Silverton L, Hollowell J.  Perinatal and maternal outcomes in planned home and obstetric unit births in women at 'higher risk' of complications: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study.  BJOG. 2015;Epub:1-13. Full text link

Rowe RE, Townend J, Brocklehurst P, Knight M, Macfarlane A, McCourt C, Newburn M, Redshaw M, Sandall J, Silverton L, Hollowell J. Service configuration, unit characteristics and variation in intervention rates in a national sample of obstetric units in England: an exploratory analysis. BMJ Open. 2014;4(5):e005551.
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Hollowell J, Pillas D, Rowe R, Linsell L, Knight M, Brocklehurst P. The impact of maternal obesity on intrapartum outcomes in otherwise low risk women: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study. Br Journal Obstet Gynaecol. 2014;121:343-55. Full text link

Li Y, Townend J, Rowe R, Knight M, Brocklehurst P, Hollowell J. The effect of maternal age and planned place of birth on intrapartum outcomes in healthy women with straightforward pregnancies: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2014;4(1):e004026. Full text link

Lukasse M, Rowe R, Townend J, Knight M, Hollowell J. Immersion in water for pain relief and the risk of intrapartum transfer among low risk nulliparous women: secondary analysis of the birthplace national prospective cohort study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2014;14(1):60. Full text link

Rowe RE, Townend J, Brocklehurst P, Knight M, Macfarlane A, Mc Court C, Newburn M, Redshaw M, Sandall J, Silverton L, Hollowell J. Duration and urgency of transfer in births planned at home and in freestanding midwifery units in England: secondary analysis of the birthplace national prospective cohort study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2013;13(1):224. Full text link

Rance S, Mccourt C, Rayment J, Mackintosh N, Carter W, Watson K, Sandall J. Women's safety alerts in maternity care: is speaking up enough? BMJ Quality & Safety. 2013, 2013;22(4):348-55. Full text link

Rowe RE, Fitzpatrick R, Hollowell J, Kurinczuk JJ. Transfers of women planning birth in midwifery units: data from the Birthplace prospective cohort study. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2012;119(9):1081-90. Full text link

Mccourt C, Rayment J, Rance S, Sandall J. Organisational strategies and midwives' readiness to provide care for out of hospital births: An analysis from the Birthplace organisational case studies. Midwifery. 2012;28(5):636-45. Full text link

Schroeder E, Petrou S, Patel N, Hollowell J, Puddicombe D, Redshaw M, Brocklehurst P. Cost effectiveness of alternative planned places of birth in woman at low risk of complications: evidence from the Birthplace in England national prospective cohort study. British Medical Journal. 2012;344. Full text link

Birthplace in England Collaborative Group, Brocklehurst P, Hardy P, Hollowell J, Linsell L, Macfarlane A, Mccourt C, Marlow N, Miller A, Newburn M, Petrou S, Puddicombe D, Redshaw M, Rowe R, Sandall J, Silverton L, Stewart M. Perinatal and maternal outcomes by planned place of birth for healthy women with low risk pregnancies: the Birthplace in England national prospective cohort study. British Medical Journal. 2011;343. Full text link

Redshaw M, Birthplace in England research programme and mapping group. Mapping maternity care facilities in England. Evidence Based Midwifery. 2011;9:46-52.

Other

NHS Confederation. Birthplace in England - New Evidence. Availability, safety, processes, and costs of different settings for birth: NHS Confederation; 2012. Full text Link