Otago Polytechnic

 

Midwifery research submissions


Our Master of Midwifery students undertake independent research that is practice focused and relevant. Online learning options enable them to study from home while practising as a midwife, and are tailored to meet their individual needs. They focus on aspects of midwifery practice and critically analyse their own midwifery experiences as a means to add depth to the profession's knowledge base.

Master of Midwifery theses

Weaving the Mat: Enablers for Pasifika Midwifery Students

Jackson, Talei 2021-03-16

Understanding Health Workers’ Views on Addressing the Unmet Need for Family Planning in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

Kress, Sahra

2021-02-12

The Effective Representation of Midwifery Care in Documentation: A Delphi Study

Kerkin, Bridget

2021-02-09

Midwives’ Facilitation of Physiological Placental Birth: A Delphi Study

Beatson, Deb

2021-01-26

In Good Hands: Lead Maternity Career Midwives & Fetal Growth Assessment in Aotearoa New Zealand

Morris, Sheryl

2020-09-30

Timing of cord clamping (TOCC): an observational study of cord clamping practice in a New Zealand maternity hospital

Hewitt, Tina

2020-01-07

How do midwives and obstetricians communicate at the primary/secondary interface?

Cassie, Rachel

2019-12-13

Gaining from Giving: The Benefits for Midwives of Working with Student Midwives

Bilous, Emma

2018-10-2

Should I stay or should I go? Case-loading midwives’ perceptions of transfer of midwifery care for epidural 

Carpenter, Bronwyn

2018-10-2

What do we know about sibling attended birth? A systematic literature review

Naber, Nora Li

2017-11-01

Suturing versus non-suturing of spontaneous perineal tears following normal birth: Factors that influence the practice of New Zealand/Aotearoa midwives

Gray, Elaine

2016-10-13

Predictors and documented reasons for formula supplementation of breastfed babies in a New Zealand, 'Baby-Friendly' hospital

Kalmakoff, Stefanie

2016-05-20

Keeping the Love Alive: Factors Contributing to Increased Satisfaction for New Zealand Case Loading Midwives

Koontz, Megan

2015-02-13

Maintaining wa (harmony): Japanese women negotiating their birth experiences in New Zealand

Doering, Keiko

2012-11-30

Antenatal colostrum harvesting for pregnant women with diabetes in preparation for breastfeeding

Rietveld, Catherine

2012-03-09

Wanting the Best for Newborns: Umbilical Cord Clamping Practices of Midwives in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Richards, Julie

2010-12-11

Wise women's web: Rural midwives' communities of practice. A qualitative descriptive study

McIntosh, Carolyn

2007-12-07

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