Nottingham Maternity Research Network
University of Nottingham

 Our Research

Find out more about the kinds of research projects that the Nottingham Maternity Research Network is involved with.

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A Realist Inquiry into Maternity Care @ a Distance

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Nature in Pregnancy

NIHR funded research exploring nature for promoting mental health and wellbeing among young pregnant women

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PANDA study

A programme of research to help us understand the effects for women and babies if we give low-dose iron supplements during pregnancy to prevent anaemia.



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Televising Childbirth

Wellcome funded work to develop research about the influence of birth TV on women's experiences

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Reducing Anxiety in Pregnancy

Piloting an intervention to support women with mild to moderate anxiety

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Use of Midwifery Units

Completed NIHR funded study investigating factors influencing the use of free-standing and alongside midwifery units in England



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Midwifery Practice Guidance

RCM Midwifery Practice Guidance for Care of Women in Labour in all Settings in the UK

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Video-Calling in Early Labour

Completed study. Potential use of video-calling technology in early labour assessment and care

More studies coming soon

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