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Pregnancy-Related Anxiety and Associated Coping Styles and Strategies: A Cross-Sectional Study (2023)
Journal Article
Brosens, C., Van Gils, Y., Van Den Branden, L., Bleijenbergh, R., Rimaux, S., Mestdagh, E., & Kuipers, Y. J. (2023). Pregnancy-Related Anxiety and Associated Coping Styles and Strategies: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Childbirth, 13(3)

BACKGROUND: Pregnancy-related anxiety is a distinct psychological construct during pregnancy, requiring adequate coping behavior. METHOD: A cross-sectional survey was performed among 420 pregnant Dutch-speaking women in Belgium to establish the preva... Read More about Pregnancy-Related Anxiety and Associated Coping Styles and Strategies: A Cross-Sectional Study.

The validation of the brief COPE in a Belgian perinatal population (2022)
Journal Article
van Gils, Y., Bleijenbergh, R., Brosens, C., Van den Branden, L., Rimaux, S., & Kuipers, Y. J. (2022). The validation of the brief COPE in a Belgian perinatal population. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 26, 2050-2059. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-022

Introduction: The Brief Coping Orientation to Problems Experienced (Brief-COPE) measures individuals’ coping strategies. There is limited evidence on the psychometric properties of this measure in a perinatal population. The aim of this study is to... Read More about The validation of the brief COPE in a Belgian perinatal population.

Midwifery-led care: A single mixed-methods synthesis (2022)
Journal Article
Kuipers, Y., Degraeve, J., Bosmans, V., Thaels, E., & Mestdagh, E. (2023). Midwifery-led care: A single mixed-methods synthesis. International Journal of Healthcare Management, 16(1), 35-50. https://doi.org/10.1080/20479700.2022.2070824

Background: Midwifery Led Care (MLC) has shown to be beneficial for women and for midwives. The implementation of MLC remains challenging. Objective: To explore the utility of MLC and midwives' behavioural determinants. Methods: A systematic... Read More about Midwifery-led care: A single mixed-methods synthesis.

Home-based end of life care for children and their families – a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis (2020)
Journal Article
Malcolm, C., Katherine, K., & Charlotte, T. (2020). Home-based end of life care for children and their families – a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 55, 126-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2020.07.018

Abstract Problem: There is a growing international drive to deliver children’s palliative care services closer to home. Families should have choice of where end of life (EOL) care is provided with home as one option. This review aims to establish t... Read More about Home-based end of life care for children and their families – a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis.

Saving Mothers’ Lives (formerly Why Mothers die): Reviewing maternal deaths to make motherhood safer 2003–2005 (2008)
Journal Article
Mander, R., & Smith, G. D. (2008). Saving Mothers’ Lives (formerly Why Mothers die): Reviewing maternal deaths to make motherhood safer 2003–2005. Midwifery, 24(1), 8-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2008.01.008

The Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths (CEMDs) in the UK have a long, honourable and frequently rehearsed history. They originated in the early days of the twentieth century and became formalised in 1952 ( Weindling, 2003 ; Lewis, 2004 ). Th... Read More about Saving Mothers’ Lives (formerly Why Mothers die): Reviewing maternal deaths to make motherhood safer 2003–2005.

The implications of Ogilvie's syndrome for midwives and gastrointestinal nurses (2006)
Journal Article
Smith, G. D., & Mander, R. (2006). The implications of Ogilvie's syndrome for midwives and gastrointestinal nurses. Gastrointestinal Nursing, 4(10), 24-31

Ogilvie's syndrome is is an acute intestinal pseudo-obstruction associated with massive dilatation, usually of the colon, but also of the small intestine. Mechanical obstruction is absent, and there is parasympathetic nerve dysfunction. Ogilvie's syn... Read More about The implications of Ogilvie's syndrome for midwives and gastrointestinal nurses.

Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation (2020)
Journal Article
McInnes, R. J., Aitken-Arbuckle, A., Lake, S., Hollins Martin, C., & MacArthur, J. (2020). Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), Article 304 (2020). https://doi.org/10

Background Good quality midwifery care saves the lives of women and babies. Continuity of midwife carer (CMC), a key component of good quality midwifery care, results in better clinical outcomes, higher care satisfaction and enhanced caregiver exper... Read More about Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation.

Telling the Tales and Stirring the Tea (2004)
Book Chapter
McHugh, N. (2003). Telling the Tales and Stirring the Tea. In S. Wickham (Ed.), Midwifery Best Practice, 87-93. Books for Midwives

The impact of storytelling in midwifery and childbirth.

Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review (2020)
Journal Article
Moncrieff, G., MacVicar, S., Norris, G., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2021). Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review. Women and Birth, 34(1), 77-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2020.01.007

Background: In several countries, midwifery students undertake continuity of care experiences as part of their pre-registration education. This is thought to enable the development of a woman-centred approach, as well as providing students with the s... Read More about Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review.

"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior (2019)
Journal Article
Yates, P. (2019). "It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 29(2), https://doi.org/

Sibling abuse is a global problem, arguably the most prevalent form of family violence, and as harmful as other familial abuse. There is evidence internationally that sibling abuse often goes unrecognized or is minimized by professionals from educati... Read More about "It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior.

The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of interventions supporting the establishment of breast-feeding for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review protocol (2013)
Journal Article
MacVicar, S., & Wilcock, S. (2013). The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of interventions supporting the establishment of breast-feeding for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review protocol. JBI database of systematic rev

Review question/objective: The review question is ‘how effective are and what is the level of maternal satisfaction with interventions supporting breast‐feeding establishment for women considered “disadvantaged” due to socio‐demographic characteristi... Read More about The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of interventions supporting the establishment of breast-feeding for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review protocol.

The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of breast-feeding support for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review (2014)
Journal Article
MacVicar, S., & Kirkpatrick, P. (2014). The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of breast-feeding support for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 12(6), 420

Background: Breast‐feeding is considered the optimum method of infant nutrition conveying health and psychological benefits for mother and baby. Women from disadvantaged groups are less likely to initiate or successfully establish breast‐feeding and... Read More about The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of breast-feeding support for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review.

Supporting Breastfeeding Establishment among Socially Disadvantaged Women: A Meta-Synthesis (2015)
Journal Article
MacVicar, S., Kirkpatrick, P., Humphrey, T., & Forbes-McKay, K. E. (2015). Supporting Breastfeeding Establishment among Socially Disadvantaged Women: A Meta-Synthesis. Birth, 42(4), 290-298. https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12180

Background Many women from socially disadvantaged groups discontinue breastfeeding in the early postnatal period before lactation is fully established. This suggests that existing health service practices do not adequately meet the breastfeeding sup... Read More about Supporting Breastfeeding Establishment among Socially Disadvantaged Women: A Meta-Synthesis.

Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction (2019)
Journal Article
Morrison-Beedy, D., Martin, C. H., Pow, J., & Elliott, L. (2019). Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 619-629. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnc.0000000000000

Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy challenge the health of Scottish teens. We conducted focus groups with teens (ages 16-19 years) recruited from an urban youth cafe in Edinburgh and assessed sexual risk-taking and protecti... Read More about Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction.

Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it? (2016)
Journal Article
Yates, P. (2017). Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), 2482-2494. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13531

Aims and objectives To explore two hypotheses for explaining why there is little written about sibling sexual abuse and to raise awareness of the subject in order better to protect children and to facilitate sensitive patient care. Background Whil... Read More about Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?.

Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention (2016)
Journal Article
Scourfield, J., Allely, C., Coffey, A., & Yates, P. (2016). Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention. Children and Youth Services Review, 69, 259-267. https://doi.org

This article is based on qualitative research with fathers who attended Mellow Dads, an intensive ‘dads only’ group-based intervention underpinned by attachment theory for fathers of at-risk children. Specifically the article draws on data from a pro... Read More about Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention.

Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom (2016)
Book Chapter
Macfarlane, L. (2016). Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. A. B. MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child : best in

Article 3 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides that in ‘all actions concerning children’ the ‘best interests of the child shall be a primary consideration’. However, the paradigms of family life, and child-rearing, are constantly... Read More about Serving Best Interests in ‘Known Biological Father Disputes’ in the United Kingdom.

Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being (2016)
Book
Sutherland, E. E., & MacFarlane, L. B. (Eds.). (2016). Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being. Cambridge University Press

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is acknowledged as a landmark in the development of children's rights. Article 3 makes the child's best interests a primary consideration in all actions concerning children, and requires States Parties to... Read More about Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: best interests, welfare and well-being.

Jumping Through Hoops: Families' Experiences of Pre-birth Child Protection (2019)
Book Chapter
Critchley, A. (2019). Jumping Through Hoops: Families' Experiences of Pre-birth Child Protection. In L. Murray, L. McDonnell, T. Hinton-Smith, N. Ferreira, & K. Walsh (Eds.), Families in Motion: Ebbing and Flowing through Space and Time (135-154). Emerald

This chapter considers the mobilities of families subject to child protection involvement at the threshold of the birth of a new baby. The author presents data arising from an ethnographic study of child protection social work with unborn babies. Thi... Read More about Jumping Through Hoops: Families' Experiences of Pre-birth Child Protection.

The relationship between interpersonal trauma and substance misuse in pregnancy – a narrative review of the literature (2019)
Journal Article
Waddell, N., & Karatzias, T. (2019). The relationship between interpersonal trauma and substance misuse in pregnancy – a narrative review of the literature. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(9), 578-588. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.9.578

Background There is a strong body of evidence supporting associations between interpersonal trauma (IPT) and substance use; however, this tends to focus on associations between childhood trauma and substance use in non-pregnant populations. Neonatal... Read More about The relationship between interpersonal trauma and substance misuse in pregnancy – a narrative review of the literature.