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Women's decision-making about birthplace choices: Booking for birth centre, hospital or home birth in the North of England (2018)
Journal Article
Lambert, C., Jomeen, J., & McSherry, W. (2018). Women's decision-making about birthplace choices: Booking for birth centre, hospital or home birth in the North of England. International journal of childbirth, 8(2), 115-134. https://doi.org/10.1891/2156-5287.8.2.115

Aim This paper presents findings from an Interpretive Phenomenological study that illuminates unique characteristics of the different social representations of antenatal primigravida and multigravida women who book to birth their babies in a birth ce... Read More about Women's decision-making about birthplace choices: Booking for birth centre, hospital or home birth in the North of England.

The views of children and young people on the use of silk garments for the treatment of eczema: a nested qualitative study within the CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms (CLOTHES) randomized controlled trial (2018)
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Wake, E. V., Batchelor, J., Lawton, S., Thomas, K. S., Harrison, E. F., Cowdell, F. C., & the U.K. Dermatology Clinical Trials Network's CLOTHES Trial Team, . (2018). The views of children and young people on the use of silk garments for the treatment of eczema: a nested qualitative study within the CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms (CLOTHES) randomized controlled trial. British journal of dermatology, 178(1), 183-190. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjd.15909

Many children suffer with skin diseases, but to date, most dermatological research has been done ‘on’ rather than ‘with’ children; in this study we actively sought the experiences of children and young people. Atopic eczema (AE) is a chronic, itchy,... Read More about The views of children and young people on the use of silk garments for the treatment of eczema: a nested qualitative study within the CLOTHing for the relief of Eczema Symptoms (CLOTHES) randomized controlled trial.

A narrative review of interventions addressing the parental-fetal relationship (2017)
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Xuereb, R., Borg Cunen, N., Jomeen, J., Borg Xuereb, R., & Poat, A. (2017). A narrative review of interventions addressing the parental-fetal relationship. Women and Birth, 30(4), e141-e151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.11.005

Background Expectant parents develop varying degrees of emotional affiliation with the unborn child. Interventions supporting this relationship may be beneficial given its link to maternal health behaviour during pregnancy, as well as the parental–in... Read More about A narrative review of interventions addressing the parental-fetal relationship.

Identifying and managing constipation in older people (2016)
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Lee, A. (2016). Identifying and managing constipation in older people. Nursing and Residential Care, 18(7), 366-368 . https://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2016.18.7.366

Constipation is a major problem in residential care. It is a condition which, if left untreated, can result in major distress and health problems for sufferers. If the condition is not detected early, then resultant interventions become increasingly... Read More about Identifying and managing constipation in older people.

A Home-Start peer support scheme for women with low mood following childbirth (2015)
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Jones, C. C., Hayter, M., & Jomeen, J. (2015). A Home-Start peer support scheme for women with low mood following childbirth. Community Practitioner, 88(9), 41-44

Perinatal mental health problems vary in impact and severity, and can have long-lasting effects on maternal health and child psychological health and development. The evidence to support the effectiveness of postnatal peer and volunteer support schem... Read More about A Home-Start peer support scheme for women with low mood following childbirth.