Professor in Maternal Health
Dean of Health & Social Care
Lecturer in Child Health Nursing
Edwards, M., Jepson, R., & McInnes, R. (2018). Breastfeeding initiation: an in-depth qualitative analysis of the perspectives of women and midwives using Social Cognitive Theory. Midwifery, 57, (8-17). 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. 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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Durkin, M., Beaumont, E., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Carson, J. (2016). A pilot study exploring the relationship between self-compassion, self-judgement, self-kindness, compassion, professional quality of life and wellbeing among UK community nurses. Nurse Education Today, 46, (109-114). doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2016.08.030. ISSN 0260-6917
Background: Compassion fatigue and burnout can impact on performance of nurses. This paper explores the relationship between self-compassion, self-judgement, self-kindness, co...