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Stress and anxiety associated with lack of access to maternity services for rural parturient women

2011    Kornelsen J, Stoll K, Grzybowski S. (2011). Stress and anxiety associated with lack of access to maternity services for rural parturient women. The Australian Journal of Rural Health, 19(1): 9-14. Abstract   Objective: The objective of this study is to compare the level of stress and anxiety between women resident in communities with different […]

Distance matters: A population based study examining access to maternity services for rural women

2011    Grzybowski S, Stoll K, Kornelsen J. (2011). Distance matters: A population based study examining access to maternity services for rural women. BMC Health Services Research, 11: 147. Abstract   Background: In the past fifteen years there has been a wave of closures of small maternity services in Canada and other developed nations which results […]

Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 1

2002    Simmons V (2002). Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 1. British Journal of Midwifery, 10(5): 297-301. Abstract   There is now no doubt that breastfeeding provides health benefits for both infant and mother. Although 68% of all mothers in the UK initiate breastfeeding, only 44% are still breastfeeding at 6weeks (Foster et al, 1997). This large […]

Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 2

2002    Simmons V (2002). Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 2. British Journal of Midwifery, 10(10): 616-19. Abstract   Inconsistent breastfeeding advice and support has been linked to the early cessation of breastfeeding (Rajan 1993, Department of Health, 1988). The available literature fails to explain why inconsistent advice exists, or why this problem has developed and persists. […]