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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...

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...

Systematic mixed‐study review of nonpharmacological management of neonatal abstinence syndrome

Journal Article
MacVicar, S., & Kelly, L. E. (2019)
Systematic mixed‐study review of nonpharmacological management of neonatal abstinence syndrome. Birth, 46(3), 428-438. https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12427
Background: Neonatal abstinence syndrome is a multi-system disorder resulting from exposure to maternal addictive substance use in pregnancy. Withdrawal is characterized by ne...

Women's views about a free breast pump service: an online survey to inform intervention development.

Journal Article
McInnes, R. J., Gillespie, N., Crossland, N., Moran, V. H., & Hoddinott, P. (2019)
Women's views about a free breast pump service: an online survey to inform intervention development. Maternal and Child Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12745
Improving breastfeeding outcomes is a global priority, however, in the UK continuation of breastfeeding remains low. Growing empirical evidence suggests a free breast pump ser...

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...

Systematic review of tube-fed preterm infants in the home supported within a family-centered program

Journal Article
Menczykowski, L., MacVicar, S., Moylan, A., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2018)
Systematic review of tube-fed preterm infants in the home supported within a family-centered program. Journal of Neonatal Nursing, 24(6), 297-305. doi:10.1016/j.jnn.2018.06.006
There is a growing need and demand to redesign neonatal services to place a focus on family-centered care provided locally. Early discharge training programs that prepare pare...

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...

Breastfeeding and the substance-exposed mother and baby

Journal Article
Forbes-McKay, K. E., MacVicar, S., & Humphrey, T. (2018)
Breastfeeding and the substance-exposed mother and baby. Birth, https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12338
Background: Breastfeeding rates are typically low for women with a substance use disorder. This is despite the specific benefit of breastfeeding to alleviate the severity of n...

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...