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Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach. (2017)
Journal Article
GEDDES, J., HUMPHREY, T. and WALLACE, R.M.M. 2017. Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach. African journal of midwifery and women's health [online], 11(4), pages 196-198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/ajmw.2017.11.4.196

Background: A priority in Malawi over the past 15 years has been to improve women's access to skilled birth attendants by training and educating more midwives, and encouraging women to deliver in health facilities. However, women's choices in accessi... Read More about Respectful midwifery care in Malawi: a human rights-based approach..

Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review. (2017)
Journal Article
DENHAM, S., HUMPHREY, T. and TAYLOR, R. 2017. Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review. BMC pregnancy and childbirth [online], 17, article 198. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1374-9

Background: Women in Scotland with uncomplicated pregnancies are encouraged by professional bodies and national guidelines to access community based models of midwife-led care for their labour and birth. The evidence base for these guidelines relates... Read More about Quality of care provided in two Scottish rural community maternity units: a retrospective case review..

Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study. (2017)
Journal Article
MACVICAR, S., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2017. Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study. Midwifery [online], 50, pages 239-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013

Objective International guidelines recommend the promotion and, protection of breastfeeding for the substance exposed mother and baby. Yet few studies have explored the facilitators, moderators and barriers, to successful breastfeeding for women enro... Read More about Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study..

IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. (2016)
Thesis
MACVICAR, S. 2016. IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Introduction: Breastfeeding offers the substance exposed mother and child potential short and long-term health benefits, with breast milk shown to alleviate the severity of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. Substance dependent women, however, have limite... Read More about IBriS study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency..

A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units. (2015)
Thesis
DENHAM, S.H. 2015. A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Background: This research explores whether rural Community Maternity Units (CMUs) contribute to NHS Scotlands Quality Ambitions of safe, effective and person centred care. Currently there is no available recent evidence regarding the quality of this... Read More about A case study exploration of approaches to the delivery of safe, effective and person centred care at two rural community maternity units..


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