Whitford, Heather

Dr

  • Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship), Nursing
  • 230 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19982017
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Research Output 1998 2017

  • 230 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Meeting abstract
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)

Antenatal care trial interventions: a systematic scoping review and taxonomy development of care models

Symon, A., Pringle, J., Downe, S., Hundley, V., Lee, E., Lynn, F., McFadden, A., McNeill, J., Renfrew, M., Ross-Davie, M., van Teijlingen, E. R., Whitford, H. & Alderdice, F., 6 Jan 2017, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 17, p. 1-16 16 p., 8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Prenatal Care
Randomized Controlled Trials
3 Citations (Scopus)
83 Downloads (Pure)

Breastfeeding education and support for women with twins or higher order multiples

Whitford, H. M., Wallis, S. K., Dowswell, T., West, H. M. & Renfrew, M. J., 28 Feb 2017, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2, p. 1-54 54 p., CD012003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Breast Feeding
Education
Postpartum Period
Breast Milk Expression
Multiple Birth Offspring
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

Cluster randomised controlled trial of a financial incentive for mothers to improve breast feeding in areas with low breastfeeding rates: The NOSH study protocol

Relton, C., Strong, M., Renfrew, M. J., Thomas, K., Burrows, J., Whelan, B., Whitford, H. M., Scott, E., Fox-Rushby, J., Anoyke, N., Sanghera, S., Johnson, M., Easton, S. & Walters, S., Apr 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 4, p. 1-8 8 p., e010158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Breast Feeding
Motivation
Randomized Controlled Trials
Mothers
Health
10 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)

Midwifery-led antenatal care models: mapping a systematic review to an evidence-based quality framework to identify key components and characteristics of care

Symon, A., Pringle, J., Cheyne, H., Downe, S., Hundley, V., Lee, E., Lynn, F., McFadden, A., McNeill, J., Renfrew, M. J., Ross-Davie, M., van Teijlingen, E., Whitford, H. M. & Alderdice, F., 19 Jul 2016, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 16, 1, p. 1-15 15 p., 168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Prenatal Care
Midwifery
Mothers
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Health Care
17 Citations (Scopus)

Spotlight on infant formula: coordinated global action needed

McFadden, A., Mason, F., Baker, J., Begin, F., Dykes, F., Grummer-Strawn, L., Kenney-Muir, N., Whitford, H., Zehner, E. & Renfrew, M. J., 30 Jan 2016, In : Lancet. 387, 10017, p. 413-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2015

Breastfeeding: Policy Matters

Whitford, H., McFadden, A., Renfrew, M. & Kenney-Muir, N., Aug 2015, Report. Save the Children UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Breastfeeding education and support for women with multiple pregnancies (Protocol).

Whitford, H., Renfrew, M., Dowswell, T. & Wallis, S., 21 Dec 2015, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 12, 15 p., CD012003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
6 Citations (Scopus)

Encouraging breastfeeding: financial incentives

Whitford, H., Whelan, B., van Cleemput, P., Thomas, K., Renfrew, M., Strong, M., Scott, E. & Relton, C., 1 Feb 2015, In : Practising Midwife. 18, 2, p. 18-21 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Feeding
Motivation
Health Personnel
Health
Human Milk
12 Citations (Scopus)
32 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Breast Feeding
Organizations
United Nations
Federal Government
Mothers
2014
19 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Healthcare providers' views on the acceptability of financial incentives for breastfeeding: a qualitative study

Whelan, B., Thomas, K. J., Cleemput, P. V., Whitford, H., Strong, M., Renfrew, M. J., Scott, E. & Relton, C., 9 Oct 2014, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14, 9 p., 355.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Breast Feeding
Health Personnel
Motivation
Mothers
Research
5 Citations (Scopus)

'The midwives aren't allowed to tell you': Perceived infant feeding policy restrictions in a formula feeding culture - the Feeding Your Baby Study

Lagan, B. M., Symon, A., Dalzell, J. & Whitford, H., Mar 2014, In : Midwifery. 30, 3, p. e49-e55 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Midwifery
Breast
Interviews
Breast Feeding
Focus Groups
10 Citations (Scopus)

Use of a birth plan within woman-held maternity records: a qualitative study with women and staff in Northeast Scotland

Whitford, H. M., Entwistle, V. A., van Teijlingen, E., Aitchison, P. E., Davidson, T., Humphrey, T. & Tucker, J. S., Sep 2014, In : Birth. 41, 3, p. 283-289 7 p., 12109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scotland
Parturition
Anxiety
Communication
Interviews
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Asking women to complete health and maternal histories for maternity records: a qualitative study

Aitchison, P. E., Entwistle, V. A., van Teijlingen, E., Whitford, H. M., Davidson, T., Humphrey, T. & Tucker, J. S., Nov 2013, In : British Journal of Midwifery. 21, 11, p. 793-799 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Midwifery
Women's Health
Maternal Health
Reading
Pregnant Women
9 Citations (Scopus)
Scotland
Breast Feeding
Breast
Milk
Jealousy
12 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of initiation and cessation of breastfeeding from late pregnancy to 16 weeks: the Feeding Your Baby (FYB) cohort study

Donnan, P. T., Dalzell, J., Symon, A., Rauchhaus, P., Monteith-Hodge, E., Kellett, G., Wyatt, J. C. & Whitford, H. M., 2013, In : BMJ Open. 3, 8, e003274 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Feeding
Obstetrics
Cohort Studies
Demography
Psychology
2012
34 Citations (Scopus)
Text Messaging
Reproducibility of Results
Research
Research Personnel
Feeding Methods
2009
12 Citations (Scopus)

Mental health nurses' attitudes towards severe perinatal mental illness

McConachie, S. & Whitford, H., 2009, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 65, 4, p. 867-876 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Attitude to Health
Mental Health
Nurses
Postpartum Depression
Frustration
2007
26 Citations (Scopus)
Pelvic Floor
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Scotland
Cross-Sectional Studies
Exercise
4 Citations (Scopus)
Pelvic Floor
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Scotland
Exercise
Pregnancy
1998
29 Citations (Scopus)

Women's perceptions of birth plans

Whitford, H. M. & Hillan, E. M., 1 Jan 1998, In : Midwifery. 14, 4, p. 248-253 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parturition
Scotland
Teaching Hospitals
Caregivers
Pregnancy