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The development and initial validation of the Perinatal Mental Health Awareness scale in student midwives (2017)
Journal Article
Martin, C. R., Jomeen, J., & Jarrett, P. (2017). The development and initial validation of the Perinatal Mental Health Awareness scale in student midwives. Journal of midwifery and reproductive health, 5(4), (1021-1031). doi:10.22038/JMRH.2017.9251. ISSN 2345-4792

Background & aim: Perinatal mental health problems have been demonstrated to impact upon maternal, and fetal/child outcomes. Despite the global evidence and a policy-driven responsibility for identification of these problems, research demonstrates th... Read More

A narrative review of interventions addressing the parental-fetal relationship (2017)
Journal Article
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). doi:10.1016/j.wombi.2016.11.005. ISSN 1871-5192

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