Maternal & Child Health aims
The research team aims to promote the health and wellbeing of childbearing women, their children and their families.
In particular, the team explores:
- older maternal age
- perinatal health and morbidity
- risk in pregnancy
- sexual health
- social challenges impacting on pregnant women
- women’s pregnancy outcomes.
The lead researcher into maternal and child health is Professor Mary Carolan-Olah.
Davina Taylor's PhD research explored childbirth pain of women from multicultural backgrounds.