CAESAREAN BIRTH - Your Baby, Your Body, Your Life, Your Choice

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Medical Journal Publications


2021 Identifying the need for a caesarean birth request care pathway in Canada: a systematic review (May 1)

Longview Journal (University of Calgary)
2022 Mothering Heaven (January)

The Lancet
2017 Formulated data do not reflect facts Invited letter (July 29)

BJM (British Journal of Midwifery)
2011 Why do some women prefer birth by caesarean? An internet survey Original research (November)

BJOG (International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
2020 Re: Assisted Vaginal Birth: Green‐top guideline no. 26 (Montgomery is missing from RCOG’s Assisted Vaginal Birth guideline) BJOG Exchange (June 30)
2015 Author’s reply re: Re: Re: Caesarean section should be available on request Response (September 25)
2015 Re: Caesarean section should be available on request Invited letter (May 26)

BMJ (British Medical Journal)
2018 Re: Humanising birth: Does the language we use matter? Comment (June 18)
2013 Re: NICE says caesarean section is not available on demand unless clinically indicated Rapid Response (August 7)
2013 Re: NICE promises on infertility and caesarean section are unmet Rapid Response (August 7)
2103 Re: Re: Maternal and fetal risk factors for stillbirth: population based study Rapid Response (February 14)
2013 Re: Maternal and fetal risk factors for stillbirth: population based study Rapid Response (February 14)
2012 Flawed analysis may be used to restrict birth choices Letter (June 1)
2012 Re: Outcomes of elective induction of labour compared with expectant management: population based study Rapid Response (May 13)
2012 Re: Cost effectiveness of alternative planned places of birth in woman at low risk of complications: evidence from the Birthplace in England national prospective cohort study Rapid Response (April 30)
2011 Midwife led care may not be appropriate or cost effective Letter (April 18)
2010 Re: Variation in rates of caesarean section among English NHS trusts after accounting for maternal and clinical risk: cross sectional study Rapid Response (October 10)
2010 Re: Urge more women who have previously had a caesarean section to have vaginal delivery, experts say Rapid Response (August 3)
2010 Re: Time of birth and risk of neonatal death at term: retrospective cohort study Rapid Response (July 22)
2010 Re: Study shows higher rates of neonatal mortality with planned home births Rapid Response (July 5)
2008 Re: Maternal and neonatal individual risks and benefits associated with caesarean delivery: multicentre prospective study Rapid Response (July 30)
2008 Re: Further evidence of reduced infant morbidity with cesarean delivery on maternal request at 39 weeks EGA Rapid Response (March 3)

Annals of Family Medicine
2013 Re: What percentage of the Amish women in this study were overweight or obese? Response (November 19)


Medical Hypotheses
2021 High intelligence may exacerbate paediatric inflammatory response to SARS-CoV-2 infection (October)

2021 Patient and Rheumatologist Perspectives on Tapering DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Qualitative Study (April 20) Co-author
2020 Effectiveness of initial methotrexate-based treatment approaches in early rheumatoid arthritis: an elicitation of rheumatologists’ beliefs (December 25) Co-author

Patient Preference and Adherence
2020 Using a Discrete-Choice Experiment in a Decision Aid to Nudge Patients Towards Value-Concordant Treatment Choices in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Proof-of-Concept Study (May 18) Co-author

Arthritis Care and Research
2020 Qualitative Study of Treatment Preferences for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pharmacotherapy Acceptance: Indigenous Patient Perspectives (April) Co-author

2017 Combining Patient Preferences and Comparative Effectiveness Research to Inform Treatment Approaches for Maintenance Therapy in Crohn’s Disease (April) Abstract co-author

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