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Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation

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), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05159-9
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 bette...

Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review

Journal Article
Moncrieff, G., MacVicar, S., Norris, G., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (in press)
Optimising the continuity experiences of student midwives: an integrative review. Women and Birth, 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 develo...

Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction

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.0000000000000095
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...

The Scottish clinical supervision model for midwives

Journal Article
Key, S., Marshall, H., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2019)
The Scottish clinical supervision model for midwives. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(10), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.10.655
Following a change in UK legislation, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) model of statutory supervision for midwives ceased in 2017. In response, the Scottish Government ...

The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers

Journal Article
Omani-Samani, R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Martin, C. R., Maroufizadeh, S., Ghaheri, A., & Navid, B. (in press)
The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI): a validation study in Iranian mothers. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2019.1651265
Objective: Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) is a short selfreport instrument designed to measure satisfaction of the childbearing women’s experiences of lab...

Midwifery continuity of carer: Developing a realist evaluation framework to evaluate the implementation of strategic change in Scotland

Journal Article
McInnes, R. J., Martin, C. J. H., & MacArthur, J. (2018)
Midwifery continuity of carer: Developing a realist evaluation framework to evaluate the implementation of strategic change in Scotland. Midwifery, 66, 103-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2018.07.007
Midwifery continuity of carer (MCC) models result in better clinical outcomes for women and offer midwives a superior way of working when compared to other models of maternity...

Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (T-BSS-R)

Journal Article
Serhatlıoğlu, S. G., Karahan, N., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2018)
Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (T-BSS-R). Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 36(3), 235-245. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2018.1443322
Background: The Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) is a valid and reliable scale designed to assess women’s experiences of labour and childbirth. Objective: To assess...

Probiotics And Their Effect On Maternal and Neonatal Health

Book Chapter
Hollins Martin, C., & Martin, C. (2018)
Probiotics And Their Effect On Maternal and Neonatal Health. In D. Larkin, & C. R. Martin (Eds.), Probiotics in Mental Health (42-54). (1). Boca Raton: CRC Press (Taylor and Francis Group
Probiotics are living microorganisms which when dispensed in sufficient quantities are claimed to bestow benefits in terms of health on the host (WHO, 2001). The word probioti...

Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R)

Journal Article
Jefford, E., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2018)
Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 36(1), 42-58. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2017.1396302
Objective and background: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) has recently been endorsed by international expert consensus for global use as the birth satisfa...

Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R)

Journal Article
Martin, C. R., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2017)
Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Nursing and Practice, 1(2), 25-30
Introduction: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a theoretically anchored and easy to administer multi-dimensional measure of the birth satisfaction const...