Australian Institute of Family Studies
AIFS is the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing, providing information resources and services, and links to other sites for family research.
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
The Center draws on the intellectual resources available at Harvard University to generate, translate and apply knowledge in the service of improving life outcomes for children in the United States and throughout the world.
Cochrane – Pregnancy and Childbirth
Cochrane is an international and independent non-profit organisation established in 1993 aimed at providing up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of healthcare. The Cochrane Library is an online resource containing a regularly updated collection of evidence-based data, including over 7,500 Cochrane reviews. These reviews explore the evidence for and against the effectiveness and appropriateness of different treatments in specific circumstances. Each review features a Plain Language Summary, with the aim of making the information accessible to everyone. Cochrane podcasts deliver the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews in a convenient, easy-to-access audio format so you can listen to relevant, accessible research from the world’s leading producers of health evidence wherever you are.
Joanna Briggs Institute, Adelaide University JBI is an international research organisation based in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. JBI develops and delivers unique evidence-based information, software, education and training designed to improve healthcare practice and health outcomes.
Maternal Health Task Force The Maternal Health Task Force is ensuring that front-line maternal health workers, policymakers, researchers, and advocates across the world have access to the most current and reliable evidence in the field.
Pregnancy Care Guidelines – Australia
The Guidelines were developed to help ensure that women in Australia are provided with consistent, high- quality, evidence-based maternity care. The Guidelines are intended for all health professionals who contribute to pregnancy care.
Respectful Maternity Care Charter
Respectful Maternity Care Charter: Universal Rights of Mothers and Newborns which clarifies and clearly articulates the rights of women and newborns while receiving maternity care within a healthcare facility.
The White Ribbon Alliance
The White Ribbon Alliance is a grassroots movement that builds alliances, strengthens capacity, influences policies, harnesses resources and inspires action to save the lives of women and newborns around the world.
United Nations Population Fund
UNFPA works to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.
Women Deliver is a global advocacy organisation bringing together voices from around the world to call for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women.
World Health Organisation
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system, responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy.