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January/February Evidence Column is Available

Childbirth Connection's quarterly "Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice" is published simultaneously in Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing and Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health.

Tutorial/commentary: comparative effectiveness and safety research

Featured reviews: antiplatelet agents for prevention of pre-eclampsia, patients' experiences of care following perinatal loss, Cochrane systematic reviews of IUD trials

Also identifies several dozen other new or recently updated systematic reviews in maternal, newborn and women’s health.

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New update with most recent national figures for total cesarean, primary cesarean and VBAC trends

cesarean and VBAC trends Graph of cesarean and VBAC trends, United States, 1989-2006 (also available as PDF handout)

Go to updated mode of birth graph and links get access to updated cochrane review

New update with most recent national figures for birth charges

rising vbac and cesarean rates Facility labor and birth charges, by site and mode of birth, United States, 2003-2005 (also available as PDF handout)

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Wishing you the best,
Childbirth Connection


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