Publications 2019

  1. Abdulghani N, Edvardsson K, Amir LH. Health care providers’ perception of facilitators and barriers for the practice of skin-to-skin contact in Saudi Arabia: A qualitative study. Midwifery 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Nov 18. Available from:
  2. Adams C, Hooker L, Taft A. The Enhanced Maternal and Child Health nursing program in Victoria: a cross-sectional study of clinical practice. Aust J Prim Health 2019; 25:281-7. Available from:
  3. Adams C, Ridgway L, Hooker L, Westall C. Contemporary child, family and community nursing education at La Trobe University. Aust Nurs Midwifery J 2019; 26(8):46.
  4. Åhman A, Edvardsson K, Fagerli TA, Darj E, Holmlund S, Small R, Mogren I. A much valued tool that also brings ethical dilemmas - a qualitative study of Norwegian midwives’ experiences and views on the role of obstetric ultrasound. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2019; 19:33. Available from:
  5. Ahrne M, Schytt E, Andersson E, Small R, Adan A, Essén B, Byrskog U. Antenatal care for Somali-born women in Sweden: Perspectives from mothers, fathers and midwives. Midwifery 2019; 74:107-15. Available from:
  6. Amir LH, Grzeskowiak LE, Kam RL. Ethical issues in use of medications during lactation. J Hum Lact 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Nov 26. Available from:
  7. Ayala Quintanilla BP, Pollock WE, McDonald SJ, Taft AJ. Intimate partner violence and severe acute maternal morbidity in the intensive care unit: A case-control study in Peru. Birth 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Oct 28. Available from:
  8. Ball G, Malpas CB, Genc S, Efron D, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Nicholson JM, Silk TJ. Multimodal structural neuroimaging markers of brain development and ADHD symptoms. Am J Psychiatry 2019; 176(1):57-66.  Available from:
  9. Bennetts SK, Hokke S, Crawford S, Hackworth NJ, Leach LS, Nguyen C, Nicholson JM, Cooklin AR. Using paid and free Facebook methods to recruit Australian parents to an online survey: an evaluation. J Med Internet Res 2019; 21:e11206. Available from:
  10. Bhide S, Sciberras E, Anderson V, Hazell P, Nicholson JM. Association between parenting style and socio-emotional and academic functioning in children with and without ADHD. A community-based study. J Atten Disord 2019; 23(5):463–74. Available from:
  11. Biggs LJ, McLachlan HL, Shafiei T, Small R, Forster DA. Peer supporters’ experiences on an Australian perinatal mental health helpline. Health Promot Int 2019; 34(3):479-89. Available from:
  12. Biggs LJ, McLachlan HL, Shafiei T, Liamputtong P, Forster DA. ‘I need help’: Reasons new and re-engaging callers contact the PANDA—Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia National Helpline. Health Soc Care Community 2019; 27(3):717-28. Available from:
  13. Bovill M, Chamberlain C, Bar-Zeev Y, Gruppetta M, Gould GS. Ngu-ng-gi-la-nha (to exchange) knowledge. How is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s empowerment being upheld and reported in smoking cessation interventions during pregnancy: a systematic review. Aust J Prim Health 2019; 25(5):395-401. Available from:
  14. Brown SJ, Mensah F, Giallo R, Woolhouse H, Hegarty K, Nicholson JM, Gartland D. Intimate partner violence and maternal mental health ten years after a first birth: An Australian prospective cohort study of first-time mothers. J Affect Disord 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Nov 5. Available from:
  15. Buzhardt J, Greenwood CR, Hackworth NJ, Jia F, Bennetts SK, Walker D, Matthews JM. Cross-cultural exploration of growth in expressive communication of english-speaking infants and toddlers. Early Childhood Research Quarterly 2019; 48:284-94. Available from:
  16. Byrskog U, Ahrne M, Small R, Andersson E, Essen B, Adan A, Ahmed FH, Tesser K, Lidén Y, Israelsson M, Åhman-Berndtsson A, Schytt E. Rationale, development and feasibility of group antenatal care for immigrant women in Sweden: a study protocol for the Hooyo Project. BMJ Open 2019; 9:e030314. Available from:
  17. Camargo BTS, Coca KP, Amir LH, Corrêa L, Aranha ACC, Marcacine KO, Abuchaim ÉdSV, Abrão ACFdV. The effect of a single irradiation of low-level laser on nipple pain in breastfeeding women: a randomized controlled trial. Lasers Med Sci (in press). Epub 2019 Apr 27. Available from:
  18. Chamberlain C, Gee G, Harfield S, Campbell S, Brennan S, Clark Y, Mensah F, Arabena K, Herrman H, Brown S, for the ‘Healing the Past by Nurturing the Future’ group. Parenting after a history of childhood maltreatment: A scoping review and map of evidence in the perinatal period. PLoS One 2019; 14:e0213460. Available from:
  19. Chamberlain C, Gee G, Brown SJ, Atkinson J, Herrman H, Gartland D, Glover K, Clark Y, Campbell S, Mensah FK, Atkinson C, Brennan SE, McLachlan H, Hirvonen T, Dyall D, Ralph N, Hokke S, Nicholson J. Healing the Past by Nurturing the Future - co-designing perinatal strategies for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents experiencing complex trauma: framework and protocol for a community-based participatory action research study. BMJ Open 2019; 9(6):e028397. Available from:
  20. Chamberlain C, Ralph N, Hokke S, Clark Y, Gee G, Stansfield C, Sutcliffe K, Brown SJ, Brennan S, for the Healing The Past By Nurturing The Future Group. Healing The Past By Nurturing The Future: A qualitative systematic review and meta-synthesis of pregnancy, birth and early postpartum experiences and views of parents with a history of childhood maltreatment. PLoS One 2019; 14(12):e0225441. Available from:
  21. Coca KP, Amir LH, Alves MdRdS, Barbieri M, Marcacine KO, de Vilhena Abrão ACF. Measurement tools and intensity of nipple pain among women with or without damaged nipples: A quantitative systematic review. J Adv Nurs 2019; 75(6):1162-72. Available from:
  22. Crawford S, Hokke S, Nicholson JM, Zion L, Lucke J, Keyzer P, Hackworth N. “It’s not black and white”: Public health researchers’ and ethics committees’ perceptions of engaging research participants online. Internet Research 2019; 29(1):123-43. Available from:
  23. Darling SJ, Hearps SJC, Muscara F, McCarthy M, Nicholson JM, Burke K, Dimovski A, Anderson V. Psychological trajectories of mothers and fathers following their child's diagnosis of a life-threatening illness or injury: A longitudinal investigation. J Clin Psychol 2019; 75(10):1930-42. Available from:
  24. Davey M-A, Flood M, Pollock W, Cullinane F, McDonald S. Risk factors for severe postpartum haemorrhage: A population-based retrospective cohort study. Aust NZJ Obstet Gynaecol 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Nov 22. Available from:
  25. Efron D, Gulenc A, Sciberras E, Ukoumunne OC, Hazell P, Anderson V, Silk TJ, Nicholson JM. Prevalence and predictors of medication use in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Evidence from a community-based longitudinal study. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 2019; 29(1):50-7. Available from:
  26. Fernandez Turienzo C, Roe Y, Rayment-Jones H, Kennedy A, Forster D, Homer CSE, McLachlan H, Sandall J. Implementation of midwifery continuity of care models for Indigenous women in Australia: Perspectives and reflections for the United Kingdom. Midwifery 2019; 69:110-2. Epub 2018, Nov 17. Available from:
  27. Flenady V, Ellwood D, Bradford B, Coory M, Middleton P, Gardener G, Radestad I, Homer C, Davies-Tuck M, Forster D, Gordon A, Groom K, Crowther C, Walker S, Foord C, Warland J, Murphy M, Said J, Boyle F, O’Donoghue K, Cronin R, Sexton J, Weller M, McCowan L. Beyond the headlines: Fetal movement awareness is an important stillbirth prevention strategy. Women Birth [Letter to the Editor] 2019; 32(1):1-2. Available from:
  28. Flood M, McDonald SJ, Pollock W, Cullinane F, Davey M-A. Incidence, trends and severity of primary postpartum haemorrhage in Australia: A population-based study using Victorian Perinatal Data Collection data for 764 244 births. Aust NZJ Obstet Gynaecol 2019; 59(2):228-34. Available from:
  29. Forster DA, McKay H, Davey M-A, Small R, Cullinane F, Newton M, Powell R, McLachlan HL. Women’s views and experiences of publicly-funded homebirth programs in Victoria, Australia: A cross-sectional survey. Women Birth 2019; 32(3):221-30. Available from:
  30. Forster DA, McLardie-Hore FE, McLachlan HL, Davey M-A, Grimes HA, Dennis C-L, Mortensen K, Moorhead AM, Tawia S, Gold L, Shafiei T, Small R, East CE, Amir LH. Proactive peer (mother-to-mother) breastfeeding support by telephone (Ringing Up about Breastfeeding EarlY [RUBY]): A multicentre, unblinded, randomised controlled trial. EClinicalMedicine 2019; 8:20-8. Available from:
  31. GBD 2016 Neurology Collaborators, ... Quintanilla BPA. Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet Neurology 2019; 18(5):P459-80. Available from:
  32. Gubhaju L, Banks E, Ward J, D’Este C, Ivers R, Roseby R, Azzopardi P, Williamson A, Chamberlain C, Liu B, Hotu C, Boyle J, McNamara B, Eades SJ. ‘Next Generation Youth Well-being Study’: understanding the health and social well-being trajectories of Australian Aboriginal adolescents aged 10–24 years: study protocol. BMJ Open 2019; 9:e028734. Available from:
  33. Hardy K, Hooker L, Ridgway L, Edvardsson K. Australian parents' experiences when discussing their child's overweight and obesity with the Maternal and Child Health nurse: A qualitative study. J Clin Nurs 2019; 28(19-20):3610-7. Available from:
  34. Hegarty K, Tarzia L, Valpied J, Murray E, Humphreys C, Taft A, Novy K, Gold L, Glass N. An online healthy relationship tool and safety decision aid for women experiencing intimate partner violence (I-DECIDE): a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Public Health 2019; 4(6):e301-e10. Available from:
  35. Henriksen L, Flaathen EM, Angelshaug J, Garnweidner-Holme L, Småstuen MC, Noll J, Taft A, Schei B, Lukasse M. The Safe Pregnancy study - promoting safety behaviours in antenatal care among Norwegian, Pakistani and Somali pregnant women: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health 2019; 19:724. Available from:
  36. Heris C, Eades S, Lyons L, Chamberlain C, Thomas D. Changes in the age young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people start smoking, 2002–2015. Public Health Res Pract 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 May 2. Available from:
  37. Hokke S, Hackworth N, Bennetts S, Nicholson J, Keyzer P, Lucke J, Zion L, Crawford S. Ethical considerations in using social media to engage research participants: Perspectives of Australian researchers and Ethics Committee members. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Jun 14. Available from:
  38. Holmlund S, Lan PT, Edvardsson K, Phuc HD, Ntaganira J, Small R, Kidanto H, Ngarina M, Mogren I. Health professionals’ experiences and views on obstetric ultrasound in Vietnam: a regional, cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2019; 9:e031761. Available from:
  39. Homer CSE, Cheah SL, Rossiter C, Dahlen HG, Ellwood D, Foureur MJ, Forster DA, McLachlan HL, Oats JJN, Sibbritt D, Thornton C, Scarf VL. Maternal and perinatal outcomes by planned place of birth in Australia 2000 – 2012: a linked population data study. BMJ Open 2019; 9:e029192. Available from:
  40. Hooker L, Taft AJ. Incorporating intimate partner violence interventions in nurse home visitation programs [Comment & Response]. JAMA 2019; 322:1103. Available from:
  41. Hooker L, Theobald J, Anderson K, Billet P, Baron P. Violence against young women in non-urban areas of Australia: A scoping review. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse 2019; 20(4):534-48. Available from:
  42. Hooker L, Toone E, Raykar V, Humphreys C, Morris A, Westrupp E, Taft A. Reconnecting mothers and children after violence (RECOVER): a feasibility study protocol of child–parent psychotherapy in Australia. BMJ Open 2019; 9:e023653. Available from:
  43. Hooker L, Versteegh L, Lindgren H, Taft A. Differences in help-seeking behaviours and perceived helpfulness of services between abused and non-abused women: A cross-sectional survey of Australian postpartum women. Health Soc Care Community 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Dec 12. Available from:
  44. Leach LS, Bennetts S, Giallo R, Cooklin A. Recruiting fathers for parenting research using online advertising campaigns: Evidence from an Australian study. Child Care Health Dev 2019; 45(6):871-6. Available from:
  45. Leitch S, Sciberras E, Post B, Gerner B, Rinehart N, Nicholson JM, Evans S. Experience of stress in parents of children with ADHD: A qualitative study. Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 2019; 14:1690091. Available from:
  46. Marriott R, Chamberlain C. Change is in the air: Reclaiming ancestral wisdom through Birthing on Country in Australia. Women Birth 2019; 32(5):381-2. Available from:
  47. Mazza D, Watson CJ, Taft A, Lucke J, McGeechan K, Haas M, McNamee K, Peipert JF, Black KI. Increasing long acting reversible contraceptives: The Australian Contraceptive ChOice pRoject (ACCORd) cluster randomized trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Dec 11. Available from:
  48. McLachlan H, McCourt C, Coxon K, Forster D. Is midwifery continuity of care better for women and babies? What is the evidence? In: Homer C, Leap N, Brodie P, Sandall J, editors. Midwifery Continuity of Care. 2nd ed. Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier Australia; 2019. p. 1-20
  49. Mulraney M, Giallo R, Efron D, Brown S, Nicholson JM, Sciberras E. Maternal postnatal mental health and offspring symptoms of ADHD at 8–9 years: pathways via parenting behavior. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2019; 28(7):923–32. Available from:
  50. Nilsen RM, Daltveit AK, Iversen MM, Sandberg MG, Schytt E, Small R, Strandberg RB, Vik ES, Aasheim V. Preconception Folic Acid supplement use in immigrant women (1999–2016). Nutrients 2019; 11(10):2300. Available from:
  51. O’Rourke KM, Yelland J, Newton M, Shafiei T. An Australian doula program for socially disadvantaged women: Developing realist evaluation theories. Women Birth 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Nov 24. Available from:
  52. Ramakrishna S, Cooklin AR, Leach LS. Comorbid anxiety and depression: a community-based study examining symptomology and correlates during the postpartum period. J Reprod Infant Psych 2019; 37(5):468-79. Available from:
  53. Reisenhofer SA, Hegarty K, Valpied J, Watson LF, Davey MA, Taft A. Longitudinal changes in self-efficacy, mental health, abuse, and stages of change, for women fearful of a partner: findings from a primary care trial (WEAVE). J Interpers Violence 2019; 34(2):337-65. Available from:
  54. Sciberras E, Efron D, Patel P, Mulraney M, Lee KJ, Mihalopoulos C, Engel L, Rapee RM, Anderson V, Nicholson JM, Schembri R, Hiscock H. Does the treatment of anxiety in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) using cognitive behavioral therapy improve child and family outcomes? Protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry 2019; 19(1):359. Available from:
  55. Shafiei T, McLachlan HL, Nicholson JM, Hay S, Newton M, Grimes H, McLardie-Hore F, Forster DA. Exploring the effect of the ‘Growing Together’ parenting education kit on early parenting - study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychology 2019; 7:39. Available from:
  56. Semasaka JPS, Krantz G, Nzayirambaho M, Munyanshongore C, Edvardsson K, Mogren I. "Not taken seriously"—A qualitative interview study of postpartum Rwandan women who have experienced pregnancy-related complications. PLoS One 2019; 14:e0212001. Available from:
  57. Silk TJ, Malpas CB, Beare R, Efron D, Anderson V, Hazell P, Jongeling B, Nicholson JM, Sciberras E. A network analysis approach to ADHD symptoms: More than the sum of its parts. PLoS One 2019; 14(1):e0211053. Available from:
  58. Sørbye IK, Vangen S, Juarez SP, Bolumar F, Morisaki N, Gissler M, Andersen A-MN, Racape J, Small R, Wood R, Urquia ML. Birthweight of babies born to migrant mothers - What role do integration policies play? SSM - Population Health 2019; 9:100503. Available from:
  59. Stephens K, O’Loughlin R, Green JL, Anderson V, Rinehart N, Nicholson JM, Hazell P, Silk TJ, Efron D, Sciberras E. The association between autism symptoms and child functioning in a sample with ADHD recruited from the community. J Atten Disord 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Nov 11. Available from:
  60. Taft AJ, Powell RL, Watson LF, Lucke JC, Mazza D, McNamee K. Factors associated with induced abortion over time: secondary data analysis of five waves of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health. Aust N Z J Public Health 2019; 43(2):137-42. Available from:
  61. Taft A, Wilson I, Laslett A-M, Kuntsche S. Pathways to responding and preventing alcohol-related violence against women: why a gendered approach matters. Aust N Z J Public Health 2019; 43(6):516-8. Available from:
  62. Vahedi A, Krug I, Westrupp EM. Crossover of parents' work-family conflict to family functioning and child mental health. J of Appl Dev Psych 2019; 62:38-49. Available from:
  63. Vik ES, Aasheim V, Schytt E, Small R, Moster D, Nilsen RM. Stillbirth in relation to maternal country of birth and other migration related factors: a population-based study in Norway. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2019; 19:5. Available from:
  64. Wallace HJ, McDonald S, Belton S, Isolina Miranda A, da Costa E, da Conceicao Matos L, Henderson H, Taft A. Who decides to have sex? Exploring the perceptions of Timorese women and men through a reproductive justice lens. Cult Health Sex 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Feb 26. Available from:
  65. Walsh K, Berthelsen D, Hand K, Brandon L, Nicholson JM. Sexual abuse prevention education in Australian primary schools: A national survey of programs. J Interpers Violence 2019; 34(20):4328-51. Available from:
  66. Westrupp EM, D'Esposito F, Freemantle J, Mensah FK, Nicholson JM. Health outcomes for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children born preterm, low birthweight or small for gestational age: A nationwide cohort study. PLoS One 2019; 14(2):e0212130. Available from:
  67. Westrupp EM, Reilly S, McKean C, Law J, Mensah F, Nicholson JM. Vocabulary development and trajectories of behavioral and emotional difficulties via academic ability and peer problems. Child Dev 2019 (in press). Epub 2019 Jan 29. Available from:
  68. Whitburn LY, Jones LE, Davey M-A, McDonald S. The nature of labour pain: An updated review of the literature. Women Birth 2019; 32(1):28-38. Available from:
  69. Wild KJ, Gomes L, Fernandes A, de Araujo G, Madeira I, da Conceicao Matos L, McDonald S, Taft A. Responding to violence against women: A qualitative study with midwives in Timor-Leste. Women Birth 2019; 324:e459-e66. Available from:
  70. Wild K, De Araujo G. Change from within: Supporting local leadership and including women’s voices in responses to gender-based violence in Timor-Leste. Development Bulletin 2019; 81:42-4
  71. Wilson IM, Eurenius E, Lindkvist M, Edin K, Edvardsson K. Is there an association between pregnant women's experience of violence and their partner's drinking? A Swedish population-based study. Midwifery 2019; 69:84-91. Available from: