A recently published paper by NPEU researchers Laura Oakley, Maria Quigley and others shows striking associations between the socio-demographic profile of an area and rates of breastfeeding. Read the paper in BMJ Open.
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The NIHR Programme has chosen Birthplace as an exemplar project that has generated evidence on quality and safety of services which is "likely to make a difference". Read about it in the NIHR HS&DR Programme: Word from the Directors newsletter.
SIFT, a trial of the speed of increasing milk feeds in very preterm or low birthweight babies, has its first recruit. Visit the SIFT web pages for more information.
Well done all! See the triumphant team at the finish
The CORONIS Trial recruited 15,935 women from Argentina, Chile, Ghana, India: Delhi and Vellore, Kenya, Pakistan and Sudan to this fractional, factorial randomised controlled trial of caesarean section surgical techniques. The results were published today in the Lancet (online first).
The MBRRACE-UK online reporting system for perinatal and infant deaths has been available since 10 April 2013. Thank you to the 84 trusts and health boards from across the UK who have entered data so far.
For more information see the MBRRACE-UK website.
BOOST-II UK outcomes to hospital discharge have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine
Outcomes up to the time of hospital discharge for infants recruited to the BOOST-II UK trial have now been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. This is a pooled analysis including data from two similar trials conducted in Australia and New Zealand. The article entitled "Oxygen Saturation and Outcomes in Preterm Infants" can be found at:
New Healthtalkonline module launched on women's and partner's experiences of life-threatening complications in pregnancy
Researchers from the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) and the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, funded by a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Programme Grant, interviewed 35 women who experienced a life-threatening complication during childbirth, and 11 fathers or partners, to find out more about their experiences and their long-term impact.
Results can be viewed on the award-winning patient website Healthtalkonline.
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