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Women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m² and their experience of maternity care : a meta ethnographic synthesis (2017)
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Jones, C., & Jomeen, J. (2017). Women with a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m² and their experience of maternity care : a meta ethnographic synthesis. Midwifery, 53, (87-95). doi:10.1016/j.midw.2017.07.011. ISSN 0266-6138

Objective: This paper is a report of a systematic review and meta-ethnography of the experiences of women with body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m² and their experience of maternity care. Method: Systematic review methods identified 12 qualitative studie... Read More

A narrative synthesis of women's out-of-body experiences during childbirth (2017)
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Bateman, L., Jones, C., & Jomeen, J. (2017). A narrative synthesis of women's out-of-body experiences during childbirth. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 62(4), (442-451). doi:10.1111/jmwh.12655. ISSN 1526-9523

Introduction Some women have a dissociated, out-of-body experience (OBE) during childbirth, which may be described as seeing the body from above or floating above the body. This review examines this phenomenon using narratives from women who have exp... Read More

Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: a systematic literature review (2017)
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Jones, C., Hayter, M., & Jomeen, J. (2017). Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: a systematic literature review. Journal of clinical nursing, 26(23-24), (3811-3831). doi:10.1111/jocn.13862. ISSN 0962-1067

Aims and Objectives This paper aims to provide a contemporary overview of asexuality and the implications this has for health care practice. Background Individuals belonging to sexual minority groups face many barriers in accessing appropriate health... Read More

A qualitative evaluation of home based contraceptive and sexual health care for teenage mothers (2015)
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Hayter, M., Jones, C., Owen, J., & Harrison, C. (2016). A qualitative evaluation of home based contraceptive and sexual health care for teenage mothers. Primary health care research & development, 17(3), (287-297). doi:10.1017/s1463423615000432. ISSN 1463-4236

This paper reports on the findings from a qualitative study exploring the experiences of teenage mothers using a nurse-led, home-based contraceptive service designed to prevent repeat unplanned pregnancies. The aim was to understand if, and how the s... Read More

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). ISSN 1462-2815

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

The impact of peer support in the context of perinatal mental illness: a meta-ethnography (2014)
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Jomeen, J., Jones, C. C., & Hayter, M. (2014). The impact of peer support in the context of perinatal mental illness: a meta-ethnography. Midwifery, 30(5), (491-498). doi:10.1016/j.midw.2013.08.003. ISSN 0266-6138

ObjectiveThis paper is a report of a systematic review and meta-ethnography to explore the impact of peer support in the context of perinatal mental illness (PMI).MethodSystematic review methods identified five qualitative studies about women's exper... Read More

Assessing women's perinatal psychological health: exploring the experiences of health visitors (2013)
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Jomeen, J., Glover, L., Jones, C., Garg, D., & Marshall, C. (2013). Assessing women's perinatal psychological health: exploring the experiences of health visitors. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 31(5), (479-489). doi:10.1080/02646838.2013.835038. ISSN 0264-6838

Objective: This study aimed to explore health visitors' (HVs) experiences of the assessment of women with psychological distress and mental health problems across the perinatal period in clinical practice. Background: In international contexts, there... Read More

The efficacy of lavender oil on perineal trauma: a review of the evidence (2011)
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Jones, C. (2011). The efficacy of lavender oil on perineal trauma: a review of the evidence. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 17(4), (215-220). doi:10.1016/j.ctcp.2011.01.003. ISSN 1744-3881

Anecdotal evidence suggests that some women find lavender oil effective at relieving some of the symptoms associated with perineal trauma following childbirth. This paper examines the literature detailing the efficacy of lavender oil in wound care in... Read More