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Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions (2019)
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Wadephul, F., Glover, L., & Jomeen, J. (2020). Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions. Midwifery, 81, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.102598

Background: Perinatal well-being has increasingly become the focus of research, clinical practice and policy. However, attention has mostly been on a reductionist understanding of well-being based on a mind-body duality. Conceptual clarity around wha... Read More about Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions.

The relationship between mental toughness and cognitive control: evidence from the item-method directed forgetting task (2019)
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Dewhurst, S. A., Anderson, R. J., Howe, D., & Clough, P. J. (2019). The relationship between mental toughness and cognitive control: evidence from the item-method directed forgetting task. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 33(5), 943-951. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3570

Previous research by the authors (Dewhurst, Anderson. Cotter, Crust, & Clough, 2012) found that mental toughness, as measured by the Mental Toughness Questionnaire 48 (MTQ48; Clough, Earle, & Sewell, 2002), was significantly associated with performan... Read More about The relationship between mental toughness and cognitive control: evidence from the item-method directed forgetting task.

‘I had a lump in my stomach’: Swedish gay and lesbian students' experiences of their time in school (2017)
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Hammarlund, K., Sjunnesson, S., Tettenborn, N., Jomeen, J., & Thorstensson, S. (2017). ‘I had a lump in my stomach’: Swedish gay and lesbian students' experiences of their time in school. British Journal of School Nursing, 12(6), 284-290. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2017.12.6.284

Objectives: Gay and lesbian youth can experience ignorance and a lack of acknowledgement surrounding their sexual orientation during their time in school. This qualitative interview study describes how Swedish gay and lesbian students experience thei... Read More about ‘I had a lump in my stomach’: Swedish gay and lesbian students' experiences of their time in school.

Proceedings of the inaugural International Summit for Medical Nutrition Education and Research (2016)
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Laur, C., Ball, L., Ahankari, A., Avdagovska, M., Crowley, J., Deen, D., …Ray, S. (2016). Proceedings of the inaugural International Summit for Medical Nutrition Education and Research. Public health, 140, 59-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2016.08.023

© 2016 The Royal Society for Public Health Medical Nutrition Education (MNE) has been identified as an area with potential public health impact. Despite countries having distinctive education systems, barriers and facilitators to effective MNE are co... Read More about Proceedings of the inaugural International Summit for Medical Nutrition Education and Research.

Responsive versus scheduled feeding for preterm infants (2016)
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Watson, J., & McGuire, W. (2016). Responsive versus scheduled feeding for preterm infants. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2016(8), doi:10.1002/14651858.CD005255.pub5

Background Feeding preterm infants in response to their hunger and satiation cues (responsive, cue-based, or infant-led feeding) rather than at scheduled intervals might enhance infants' and parents' experience and satisfaction, help in the establish... Read More about Responsive versus scheduled feeding for preterm infants.

Determining the psychometric properties of the Enhancing Decision-making Assessment in Midwifery (EDAM) measure in a cross cultural context (2016)
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Jefford, E., Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2016). Determining the psychometric properties of the Enhancing Decision-making Assessment in Midwifery (EDAM) measure in a cross cultural context. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-016-0882-3

© 2016 Jefford et al. Background: The ability to act on and justify clinical decisions as autonomous accountable midwifery practitioners, is encompassed within many international regulatory frameworks, yet decision-making within midwifery is poorly d... Read More about Determining the psychometric properties of the Enhancing Decision-making Assessment in Midwifery (EDAM) measure in a cross cultural context.

Assessment of a non-invasive haemoglobin sensor NBM 200 among pregnant women in rural India (2016)
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Ahankari, A. S., Fogarty, A. W., Tata, L. J., Dixit, J. V., & Myles, P. R. (2016). Assessment of a non-invasive haemoglobin sensor NBM 200 among pregnant women in rural India. BMJ Innovations, 2(2), 70-77. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000085

© 2016, BMJ Publishing Group. All rights reserved. Objective This study aimed to assess a noninvasive haemoglobin (Hb) sensor NBM 200 in pregnant women in a rural Indian setting. Methods The study population consisted of women between 3 and 5 months... Read More about Assessment of a non-invasive haemoglobin sensor NBM 200 among pregnant women in rural India.

Association of socioeconomic status with sex ratio at live birth in individuals living in the slums of Sholapur city, India (2015)
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Ahankari, A., & Fogarty, A. W. (2015). Association of socioeconomic status with sex ratio at live birth in individuals living in the slums of Sholapur city, India. International journal of medical science and public health, 4(1), 129-133. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2015.1109201428

Background: The existence of female feticide in India is well known. However, limited data are available on the association of socioeconomic status (SES) on sex ratio at live birth in disadvantaged populations, despite the fact that 33% of the popula... Read More about Association of socioeconomic status with sex ratio at live birth in individuals living in the slums of Sholapur city, India.

Maternal hemoglobin and birth weight: systematic review and meta-analysis (2015)
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Ahankari, A., & LeonardiBee, J. (2015). Maternal hemoglobin and birth weight: systematic review and meta-analysis. International journal of medical science and public health, 4(4), 435-445. https://doi.org/10.5455/ijmsph.2015.2212201489

A systematic review published in 2000 studied the association between maternal anemia and birth weight; however, some results were inconclusive. A review of randomized control trials and cohort studies published in 2013 concluded that daily prenatal... Read More about Maternal hemoglobin and birth weight: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Banning of fetal sex determination and changes in sex ratio in India (2015)
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Ahankari, A. S., Myles, P., Tata, L. J., & Fogarty, A. W. (2015). Banning of fetal sex determination and changes in sex ratio in India. The Lancet global health, 3(9), E523-E524. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2214-109x%2815%2900053-4

Sex-specific feticide is considered to be relatively common practice in India, where the male:female sex ratio at livebirth was about 1·10 in 2010–12,1 as opposed to a comparable sex ratio of 1·06 for Asian countries in 2010.2 These changes have occu... Read More about Banning of fetal sex determination and changes in sex ratio in India.