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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...

HCP attitudes

Presentation / Conference
MacVicar, S. (2019, May)
HCP attitudes. Poster presented at 2nd National NMAHP Conference: Beyond Boundaries - Inspiring Change, Edinburgh

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...

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...

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...

Breastfeeding and opiate dependency

Journal Article
MacVicar, S. (2017)
Breastfeeding and opiate dependency. RcM Midwives, 34
Breastfeeding and opiate dependency: My PhD Summary. A lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University on her doctoral study.

Ibris Study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency

Thesis
MacVicar, S. Ibris Study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. (Thesis)
Robert Gordon University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1023772
Introduction: Breastfeeding offers the substance exposed mother and child potential short and long-term health benefits, with breast milk shown to alleviate the severity of Ne...

The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of interventions supporting the establishment of breast-feeding for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review protocol

Journal Article
MacVicar, S., & Wilcock, S. (2013)
The effectiveness and maternal satisfaction of interventions supporting the establishment of breast-feeding for women from disadvantaged groups: a comprehensive systematic review protocol. JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports, 11(8), 48-63. https://doi.org/10.11124/jbisrir-2013-931
Review question/objective: The review question is ‘how effective are and what is the level of maternal satisfaction with interventions supporting breast‐feeding establishment ...