Professor in Maternal Health
Lecturer in Child Health Nursing
Jefford, E., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, doi:10.1080/02646838.2017.1396302. ISSN 0264-6838
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 satisf...
Edwards, M., Jepson, R., & McInnes, R. (2017). Breastfeeding initiation: an in-depth qualitative analysis of the perspectives of women and midwives using Social Cognitive Theory. Midwifery, doi:10.1016/j.midw.2017.10.013. ISSN 0266-6138
To explore women's and midwives’ expectations, knowledge and experiences of breastfeeding initiation using Social Cognitive Theory.
A qualitative study using ...
Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C. & Redshaw, M. (2017). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI). BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 17(1), 277-286. doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1459-5. ISSN 1471-2393
Background: The current study sought to develop a short birth satisfaction indicator utilising items from the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) for use as a brief measu...
Children's Hospice Association Scotland
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...
NHS Health Scotland
The aim of this study is to analyse free text data generated via an online survey with mothers. The survey elicited opinions on the provision of a free breast pump or breast pump hire service for brea...
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...
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Bromley, P., Hollins Martin, C. J. & Patterson, J. (2017). Recognising the differences between Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-Post Childbirth (PTSD-PC) and Post Natal Depression (PND): a guide for midwives. British Journal of Midwifery. 25(8), 484-490. doi:10.12968/bjom.2017.25.8.484. ISSN 0969-4900
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-Post Childbirth (PTSD-PC) is a powerful pathophysiological reaction that occurs in response to experiencing a traumatic birth and affects betwee...
Hollins-Martin, C. (2017). Education for parenthood. In MacDonald, S. & Johnson, G. (Eds.). Mayes' Midwifery, 318-330. (15). Elsevier. ISBN 9780702062117
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McInnes, R. J., Dickson, C., & Barclay, C. (2017). Buggy walking groups: An asset-based approach to health care. Journal of Health Visiting, 5(5), (236-243). doi:10.12968/johv.2017.5.5.236. ISSN 2050-8719
Postnatal buggy walking is an accessible activity for new mothers, but there has been limited assessment of its impact on wellbeing in healthy postnatal populations or on comm...
MacVicar, S., Humphrey, T. & Forbes-McKay, K. E. (2017). Breastfeeding Support and Opiate Dependence: A Think Aloud Study. Midwifery. 50, 239-245. doi:10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013. ISSN 0266-6138
Objective: international guidelines recommend the promotion and protection of breastfeeding for the substance exposed mother and baby. Yet few studies have explored the facili...
Yates, P. (2017). 'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. British Journal of Social Work, bcx018, doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcx018. ISSN 0045-3102
Sibling abuse is arguably the most prevalent form of family violence (Meyers, 2014), with sibling sexual abuse more common than parental sexual abuse (Krienert and Walsh, 2011...
Gribben, M., McLellan, S., McGirr, D. & Chenery-Morris, S. (2017). How to Survive your Nursing or Midwifery Course: A Toolkit for Success. (1). SAGE Publications. ISBN 9781473969230
Nursing and midwifery are inspiring and amazing professions - but as your students face the realities of juggling work, study and life, they may now be thinking 'what did I le...
Procter, S., Hollins Martin, C. J., Larkin, D. & Martin, C. R. (2017). Woman's Experience of Childbirth: Qualitative Analysis from Data Derived from the 30-Item-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale. Journal of Nursing and Practice. 1(1), 10-17
Background: The 30-Item-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale (30-item-BSS) was developed to evaluate women’s experiences of
Objective: To thematically analyse the qualitative ...
Millar, L., Conlon, M. & McGirr, D. (in press). Beyond sickness: A student perspective of Hub and Spoke learning Introduction. Nursing Standard. ISSN 0029-6570
The integration of Hub and Spoke models of practice learning has been utilised within one Scottish university's undergraduate nursing programmes since 2011. Early findings sug...
Yates, P. (2016). Sibling sexual abuse: Why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), (2482-2494). doi:10.1111/jocn.13531. ISSN 0962-1067
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 pr...
Darwent, K. L., McInnes, R. J. & Swanson, V. (2016). The Infant Feeding Genogram: a tool for exploring family infant feeding history and identifying support needs. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 16(1)doi:10.1186/s12884-016-1107-5. ISSN 1471-2393
Background: Family culture and beliefs are passed through the generations within families and influence what constitutes appropriate infant care. This includes infant feeding ...
O'Connor, S., Hamid, A., Elsaid, H., Ahmed, S., Malik, Y., McCarthy, E., …Clarke, L. (2016). Helping Babies Breathe in Sudan. World of Irish Nursing. 24(8), 55-56. ISSN 1393-8088
A hospital-to-hospital partnership between Cork and Sudan aims to reduce neonatal deaths in Sudan by focusing on training village midwives in neonatal resuscitation techniques...
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. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.08.021. ISSN 0190-7409
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 fat...
Chief Scientists Office
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...