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  Street address:
Level 11, KGV Building
Missenden Road
CAMPERDOWN NSW 2050
 
Postal address:
Post Office Box M30
Missenden Road NSW 2050

Phone: (02) 9515-6111
Fax: (02) 9515-9610

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Women's Health, Neonatology and Paediatrics

Higher Degree Students:

PhD - Midwifery:

  • Mrs Kate Cheney (Clinical Midwifery Consultant)  PhD Candidate: "the relationship between pregnancy intention and maternal overweight"
  • Madeline Simpson (Midwifery): PhD Candidate: "Understanding the development of posttraumatic stress disorder following childbirth and its impact on women who access residential parenting services in NSW"
  • Ms Loretta Musgrove (Midwifery): PhD Candidate: "Evaluation of Baby Buddy Australia mobile app on positive behavior changes in pregnant women from vulnerable populations.


Publications and Presentations

Publication Details:

Midwifery:

  1. De Vries, B., Bryce, B., Zandanova, T., Ting, J., Kelly, P., Phipps, H., Hyett, J. (2016). Is neonatal head circumference related to caesarean section for failure to progress? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 56(6), 571-577.
  2. Park, F., Russo, K., Williams, P., Pelosi, M., Puddephatt, R.,Walter, M., Leung, B., Saaid, R., Rawashdeh, H., Ogle, R.,Hyett, J. (2016). Prediction and Prevention of Early-Onset Preeclampsia: Impact of Aspirin after First-Trimester Screening. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 71(1), 11-13.
  3. Tooher, J., Thornton, C., Makris, A., Ogle, R., Korda, A., Horvath, J., & Hennessy, A. (2016). Hypertension in pregnancy and long-term cardiovascular mortality: a retrospective cohort study. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 214(6), 722. e721-722. e726
  4. Cheney K, Sim KA, D'souza M, Pelosi M, Black KI. (2016)  Unintended pregnancy amongst an early pregnancy clinic cohort: identifying opportunities for preventative health interventions. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Presentations:

Midwifery:

  1. Phipp H, Shelley R,Dietz P. what if we could predict delivery mode: exploring women'sViews.  Sydney International Update on Advances in Perinatal Care.   4th-6th August 2016, Novotal Hotel, Sydney Olympic Park.
  2. Phipps H. Posterior and transverse positions in labour: should we turn baby around? RPA Midwifery conference- working with complexity in maternity care (Invited Speaker). Kerry Packer Education Centre Auditorium, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, 23rd September 2016
  3. Tooher J. Hypertension in Pregnancy - the presence and the long term risks. RPA Midwifery conference- working with complexity in maternity care (Invited Speaker). Kerry Packer Education Centre Auditorium, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, 23rd September 2016
  4. Cunningham L, Phipps L. Literature review: Comparing effectiveness of two Group B Streptococcal screening methods in term pregnancies. SLHD Nursing and Midwifery Research Symposium 2016- Celebrating our research achievements. Concord Hospital Education Centre, 23 November 2016.
  5. Dunphy C Setting up Midwifery group practice at Canterbury Hospital Women and Babies: RPA Midwifery conference- working with complexity in maternity care (invited speaker). Kerry Packer Education Centre Auditorium, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, 23rd September 2016.
  6. Dunphy C, Griew K, Fairbrother G.  Building Group practice at Canterbury Hospital Maternity: SLHD Nursing and Midwifery Research Symposium 2016- Celebrating our research achievements. Concord Hospital Education Centre, 23 November 2016.
  7. Cheney K. Pregnancy intention and socio-demographic characteristics in obese and non-obese women, attending antenatal clinics: A cross- sectional analysis. Kerry Packer Education Centre Auditorium, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, 23rd September 2016.
  8. Simpson M, Catling C. Understanding psychological traumatic birth experiences: A literature review. Women Birth. 2016 Jun; 29(3): 203-207.
  9. Cheney K. Obesity & Conception: Short and long term consequences at the Getting Healthy before Pregnancy Conference (Invited Speaker), Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney Australia, August 2016.
  10. Cheney K. Maintaining safety - a shared responsibility. Australian College of Midwives - NSW Branch Inc, Annual State Conference July 2016, Leura, Australia.
  11. Cheney K. How well do normal weight, overweight and obese Australian women plan their pregnancy. SLHD Nursing and Midwifery Research Symposium 2016- Celebrating our research achievements. Concord Hospital Education Centre, 23 November 2016.

Contact: Ms Jan White


Contact details for department

Department/Unit: Women's Health, Neonatology and Paediatrics
Address:
Sydney Local Health District
Missenden Road
Camperdown NSW 2050
Web: www.slhd.nsw.gov.au/research/
Email: jan.white@health.nsw.gov.au