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Research on Homebirth

Research Articles on Homebirth

The best study, birth time

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Australian Institute of Health and Wellness- maternity 

https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/mothers-babies/maternity-models-of-care/contents/about

Scarf, V. L., Rossiter, C., Vedam, S., Dahlen, H. G., Ellwood, D., Forster, D., ... & Homer, C. S. (2018). Maternal and perinatal outcomes by planned place of birth among women with low-risk pregnancies in high-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Midwifery, 62, 240-255.

Reitsma, A., Simioni, J., Brunton, G., Kaufman, K., Hutton, E.K. (2020). Maternal outcomes and birth interventions among women who begin labour intending to give birth at home compared to women of low obstetrical risk who intend to give birth in hospital: A systematic review and meta-analyses

Homer CSE, Cheah SL, Rossiter C, et al (2019). Maternal and perinatal outcomes by planned place of birth in Australia 2000 – 2012: a linked population data study

Reed, R., Sharman, R., Inglis, C. (2017). Women's descriptions of childbirth trauma relating to care provider actions and interactions

Reed, R, Barnes, M & Rowe, J 2016 ‘Women’s experience of birth: childbirth as a rite of passage’ International Journal of Childbirth, vol. 6, no. 1: DOI 10.1891/2156-5287.6.1.46 

Davies-Tuck, M. L., Wallace, E. M., Davey, M. A., Veitch, V., & Oats, J. (2018). Planned private homebirth in Victoria 2000–2015: a retrospective cohort study of Victorian perinatal data. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 18(1), 1-8.

Janssen, P. A., Saxell, L., Page, L. A., Klein, M. C., Liston, R. M., & Lee, S. K. (2009). Outcomes of planned home birth with registered midwife versus planned hospital birth with midwife or physician. Cmaj, 181(6-7), 377-383.

Callander, EJ, Bull, C, McInnes, R, Toohill, J. The opportunity costs of birth in Australia: Hospital resource savings for a post–COVID-19 era. Birth. 2021; 48: 274– 282. https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12538

Quigley, C., Taut, C., Zigman, T., Campbell, H., Zgaga, L. (2016). Association between home birth and breast feeding outcomes: a cross-sectional study in 28 125 mother–infant pairs from Ireland and the UK

McLachlan, H.L., Forster, D.A., Davey, A., Farrell, T., Flood, M., Shafiei, T., Waldenstrom, U. (2015). The effect of primary midwife-led care on women's experiences of childbirth: results from the COSMOS randomised controlled trial

Combellick, J.L., Shin, H., Shin, D., Cai, Y., Hagan, H., Lacher, C., Lin, D.L., McCauley, K., Lynch, S.V., Dominiguez-Bello, M.G. (2018.  Differences in the fecal microbiota of neonates born at home or in the hospital

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Australia's Mothers and Babies Report 2020 and 2019

Home birth nsw

Informing and Educating Family About Your Birth Choices

All That Matters is a Healthy Husband (or: why giving birth matters)

“I wish I could have a home birth but my partner won’t have it!” Facing the spousal objection.

The 7 Secrets Of Being A Homebirth Dad

The One About Getting Your Partner “On Board” With Homebirth

Husbands and Home Birth: A Call for Women to Educate Men

A Dad’s Journey into Homebirth

Qualitative study – Fathers have a positive experience of homebirth

​From Medical to Homebirth a father's journey

Postpartum Visitors (How to Be a Good One...and a Bad One)

https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/10/e029192

Planned homebirth as safe as hospital birth, new study

Home Birth Can Be Appealing, But How Safe Is It?

You are the expert in your pregnancy

I’m Not Trying For A Homebirth, I’m Having One

Sarah Buckley

https://sarahbuckley.com/epidurals-risks-and-concerns-for-mother-and-baby/

https://sarahbuckley.com/ultrasound-scans-cause-for-concern/

https://sarahbuckley.com/gentle-birth-gentle-mothering/

Rachael reed

Reed, R, Gabriel, L & Kearney, L 2019 ‘Birthing the placenta: women’s decisions and experiences’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 19, no. 140: DOI 

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2288-5

Reed, R, Sharman, R & Inglis, C 2017 ‘Women’s descriptions of childbirth trauma relating to care provider actions and interactions’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 17, no. 21: DOI 10.1186/s12884-016-1197-0.

Reed, R, Rowe, J & Barnes, M 2016 ‘Midwifery practice during birth: ritual companionship’ Women and Birth, vol. 29: DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2015.12.003.

Reed, R, Barnes, M & Rowe, J 2016 ‘Women’s experience of birth: childbirth as a rite of passage’ International Journal of Childbirth, vol. 6, no. 1: DOI 10.1891/2156-5287.6.1.46

All Journal Articles

 

Gabriel, L, Reed, R, Marc Broadbent & Hastie, C 2023 ‘"I didn't feel like I could trust her and that felt really risky": a phenomenographic exploration of how Australian Midwives describe intrapartum risk’ Midwifery, vol. 118: DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2022.103582

Flanagan, B, Lord, B, Reed, R & Crimmins, G 2019 ‘Listening to women's voices: the experience of giving birth with paramedic care Flanagan, B, Lord, B, Reed, R & Crimmins, G 2019 ‘Listening to women's voices: the experience of giving birth with paramedic care in Queensland, Australia’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 19, no. 490: DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2613-z 

Flanagan, B, Lord, B, Reed, R & Crimmins, G 2019 ‘Women’s experience of unplanned out-of-hospital birth in paramedic care’ BMC Emergency Medicine, vol. 19, no. 54: DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-019-0267-9

Kearney, L, Reed, R, Kynn, M, Young, J & Davenport, L 2019 ‘Third stage of labour management practices: a secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study of Australian women and their associated outcomes’ Midwifery: DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.05.001

Reed, R, Gabriel, L & Kearney, L 2019 ‘Birthing the placenta: women’s decisions and experiences’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 19, no. 140: DOI https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2288-5

Flanagan, B, Lord, B, Reed, R & Crimmins, G 2019 ‘Women’s experience of unplanned out-of-hospital birth in paramedic care’ Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 36, no. 1: DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2019-999.2

Kearney, L, Kynn, M, Reed, R, Davenport, L & Young, J 2018 ‘Identifying the risk: a prospective cohort study examining postpartum haemorrhage in a regional Australian health service’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 18, no. 214: DOI 10.1186/s12884-018-1852-8

Kearney, L, Kynn, M, Craswell, A & Reed, R 2017 ‘The relationship between midwife-led group-based versus conventional antenatal care and mode of birth: a matched cohort study’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 17, no. 39: DOI 10.1186/s12884-016-1216-1

Inglis, C, Sharman, R & Reed, R 2016 ‘Paternal mental health following perceived traumatic childbirth’ Midwifery, vol. 41: DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2016.08.008 

Flanagan, B, Lord, B, Barnes, M, Reed, R 2016 ‘Women’s experience of birth in paramedic care’, Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, vol. 14, no. 1: DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2019-999.2 

Craswell, A, Kearney, L & Reed, R 2016 ‘Expecting and connecting’ group pregnancy care: evaluation of a collaborative clinic’ Women and Birth, vol. 29: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.03.002 

Reed, R, Rowe, J & Barnes, M 2016 ‘Midwifery practice during birth: ritual companionship’ Women and Birth, vol. 29: DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2015.12.003

Kearney, L, Craswell, A & Reed, R 2015 ‘Expecting and connecting: evaluation of a collaborative antenatal service’ Women and Birth, vol. 28S: DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2015.07.045 

Reed, R 2015 ‘Supporting women’s instinctive pushing behaviour during birth’ The Practising Midwife, vol. 18, no. 6: https://www.all4maternity.com/supporting-womens-instinctive-pushing-behaviour-during-birth/ 

Barnes, M, Roiko, A, Reed, R, Williams C & Willcocks K 2013 ‘Experiences of birth and breastfeeding following assisted conception’ Breastfeeding Review, vol. 21, no. 1: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23600323 

Barnes, M, White, E, Winstanley, J & Reed, R 2013 ‘Clinical supervision and continuing professional development for midwives in Queensland Australia: findings from an online survey’ Focus on Health Professional Education, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 1-11. 

Barnes, M, Brooker, L, Dunn, P, Roiko, A, Reed, R & Watson, K 2012 ‘Outcomes for women and infants following assisted conception: implications for perinatal education, care and support’ The Journal of Perinatal Education, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 18-23. 

Reed, R, Barnes, M & Allan, J 2011 ‘Rethinking ‘rites of protection’ during birth: a foundation for the future of midwifery practice’ Women and Birth, vol. 24, sup. 1, pp.  S23-S24. 

Barnes, M, Cox, J & Reed, R 2010 'Evaluation of a practice-development initiative to improve breastfeeding rates' The Journal of Perinatal Education, vol. 1919, no. 44, pp. 17-23. 

Reed, R, Peetz, J & Barnes, M 2010, ‘Birth: an evidence-based approach’, Journal of Paramedic Practice, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 6-11. 

McAllister, M, Madsen, W, Godden, J, Greenhill, R & Reed, R 2010, ‘Teaching nursing’s history: a national survey of Australian schools of nursing, 2007-2008’, Nurse Education Today, vol. 30,
pp. 370-375. 

Madsen, W, McAllister, M, Godden, J, Greenhill, R & Reed, R 2009, ‘Nursing’s orphans: how the system of nursing education in Australia is undermining professional identity’, Contemporary Nurse, vol. 32, no. 1-2, pp. 9-18.  

Reed, R, Barnes, M & Allan, J  2009, ‘Nuchal cords: Sharing the evidence with parents’, British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 106-109. 

Reed, R 2007, ‘Nuchal cords: think before you check’, The Practising Midwife, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 18-20. 


 

The best study, birth time

https://www.birthtime.world/event-the-best-results#:~:text=Birth%20Time%20and%20Western%20Sydney,The%20Birth%20Experience%20Study%20Survey.

Aiwh maternity one

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Inform mycare.com

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