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The impact of motherhood on the course of women's psychological wellbeing

Journal Article
Kuipers, Y. J., Beeck, E. V., Cijsouw, A., & van Gils, Y. (2021)
The impact of motherhood on the course of women's psychological wellbeing. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 6, 100216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2021.100216
Background Having children or being childless is associated with differences in women's psychological wellbeing during the reproductive age period. Methods An individually ma...

Recognising and treating complicated fissuring perianal Crohn’s Disease: a South-East Scotland cohort study

Journal Article
Burgess, C. J., Clark, C., Khedim, C., Armstrong, K., Wilson, D. . C., & Henderson, P. (in press)
Recognising and treating complicated fissuring perianal Crohn’s Disease: a South-East Scotland cohort study. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000003285
Fissuring perianal Crohn's Disease (CD) is not recognised as a perianal phenotype in Montreal/Paris inflammatory bowel disease classifications however can occasionally present...

A Pre–Post Study Design: Evaluating the Effect of an Intervention to Prevent and Reduce Maternal Distress Among a Pregnant Population

Book
Kuipers, Y. (2020)
A Pre–Post Study Design: Evaluating the Effect of an Intervention to Prevent and Reduce Maternal Distress Among a Pregnant Population. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781529713985
It is well known that pregnant women can suffer from maternal distress. Effective interventions can contribute to optimize antenatal maternal emotional wellbeing. A carefully ...

Effectiveness of a guided ACT-based self-help resilience training for depressive symptoms during pregnancy: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial embedded in a prospective cohort

Journal Article
Witteveen, A. B., Henrichs, J., Walker, A. L., Bohlmeijer, E. T., Burger, H., Fontein-Kuipers, Y., …de Jonge, A. (2020)
Effectiveness of a guided ACT-based self-help resilience training for depressive symptoms during pregnancy: Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial embedded in a prospective cohort. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-020-03395-9
Background During pregnancy, about 10 to 20% of women experience depressive symptoms. Subclinical depression increases the risk of peripartum depression, maternal neuro-endocr...

Home-based end of life care for children and their families – a systematic scoping review and narrative synthesis

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)...

The comparison of the interpersonal action component of woman-centred care reported by healthy pregnant women in different sized practices in the Netherlands: A cross-sectional study

Journal Article
Kuipers, Y. (., van Beeck, E., van den Berg, L., & Dijkhuizen, M. (2021)
The comparison of the interpersonal action component of woman-centred care reported by healthy pregnant women in different sized practices in the Netherlands: A cross-sectional study. Women and Birth, 34(4), e376-e383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2020.08.002
Background: The number of interventions is lower, and the level of satisfaction is higher among women who receive midwife-led primary care from one or two midwives, compared t...

A comparison of the Fear of Childbirth Scale with the Tilburg Pregnancy Distress Scale to identify childbirth-related fear in a sample of Dutch pregnant women: a diagnostic accuracy comparative cross-sectional study

Journal Article
Kuipers, J., Henrichs, J., & Evans, K. (2020)
A comparison of the Fear of Childbirth Scale with the Tilburg Pregnancy Distress Scale to identify childbirth-related fear in a sample of Dutch pregnant women: a diagnostic accuracy comparative cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 109, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103615
Background: Because of the considerable negative effects of women’s childbirth-related anxiety, fear and worries, and the time constraints that midwives perceive to assess wom...

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. (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 develo...

"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 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/10.1080/10538712.2019.1692399
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 ...
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Translating informed consent in Scottish maternity services

2022 - 2022
This project examines informed consent during pregnancy, labour and birth in the case of parents with limited English-proficiency (LEP) in Scotland (e.g. refugees and asylum seekers who have recently ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £500

The Bassett Scholarship for improving midwifery perinatal bereavement care in Lothian

2020 - 2023
This proposal will provide a midwife interested in the area of bereavement the opportunity to undertake a PhD over a 3 year period. This undertaking will develop skills and understanding of midwives w...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £66,295

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) post perinatal loss: investigating final details for pilot trial and feasibility study

2019 - 2019
Approximately 3,500 women in the UK experience the trauma of perinatal loss each year. Up to 39% go on to develop perinatal PTSD. There is no effective treatment for these women, but EMDR is effective...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £33,319

Slowing the flow of zero day admissions to hospital: data linkage to inform intervention prioritisation along paediatric referral pathways

2019 - 2021
The number of children admitted to Scottish hospitals continues to rise, and this is due to cases admitted and discharged on the same day (“zero day admissions”). We do not currently know how best to ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £9,641

An evaluation of the Care 24 service

2018 - 2022
The overall aim of the evaluation is to explore the experience and assess how successfully the Care 24 service meets the intended aims of the service initiative from the perspectives of families who h...
Funder: NHS Lothian | Value: £43,255

A brief school-based intervention to reduce sunburn in adolescence: A feasibility study

2018 - 2018
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £1,273

NIHR global group: reducing childhood mortality through prevention of preterm birth mortality and morbidity and stillbirth.

2018 - 2021
Our NIHR global health research group will develop and implement clinical strategies to reduce preterm birth and stillbirth related morbidity and mortality, and provide a platform for future clinical ...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £20,564

Scoping exercise to inform the development of an education strategy for the Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS)

2017 - 2019
The aim of the scoping exercise is to inform the development of an education strategy for CHAS relating to the delivery of palliative care for babies, children and young people (BCYP) and their famili...
Funder: Children's Hospice Association Scotland | Value: £23,203

Breastfeeding and breast pumps - project development

2017 - 2019
Improving breastfeeding outcomes is an international and national priority for infant and maternal health. However, breastfeeding rates in Scotland are amongst the lowest in Europe and the duration o...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £73,971

Breastfeeding and Breast pumps Interventions - workshops

2017 - 2018
This funding is for collaborative workshops to develop data collection tools and intervention components to inform a definitive trial of a breast pump intervention. It is part of the BABI study funded...
Funder: NHS Health Scotland | Value: £3,040