Academic Publications

Journal Articles

Brodribb, W. & Miller, Y.D. The impact of community health professional contact postpartum on breastfeeding at 3 months – A cross-sectional retrospective study. Maternal and Child Health Journal, accepted 18th November, 2013.

Redshaw, M., Miller, Y.D., Hennegan, J. Young women’s experiences as consumers of maternity care in Queensland. Birth, acccepted 16th November, 2013.

Redshaw, M., Hennegan, J., & Miller, Y.D. (2013). Young women’s recent experience of maternity care in Queensland. Midwifery. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.06.018

Zadoroznyj, M., Brodribb, W., Falconer, L., Pearce, L., Casey Northam, C., & Kruske, S. (2013). A qualitative study of pharmacy nurse providers of community based post-birth care in Queensland, Australia. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013, 13:144. doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-144, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/13/144

Kruske, S., Young, K., Jenkinson, B., & Catchlove, A. (2013). Maternity care providers’ perceptions of women’s autonomy and the law. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2013, 13:84. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-84, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/13/84

Mulherin, K., Miller, Y.D., Barlow, F.K., Diedrichs, P.C., & Thompson, R. (2013). Weight stigma in maternity care: women’s experiences and care providers’ attitudes. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013, 13:19 doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-19, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/13/19

Young, K., & Kruske, S. (2012). How valid are the common concerns raised against water birth? A focused review of the literature. Women and Birthhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2012.10.006

Watson, B.M., Heatley, M.L., Kruske, S.G., and Gallois, C. (2012). An empirical investigation into beliefs about collaborative practice among maternity care providers. Australian Health Review, 36, 466-470.

Lee, C. (2012). ‘She was a person, she was here’: Experiencing late pregnancy loss in Australia. Journal of Reproductive & Infant Psychology, 30(1), 62-76.

Stevens, G and Miller, Y.D. (2012). Overdue Choices: How Information and Role in Decision-Making Influence Women’s Preferences for Induction for Prolonged Pregnancy. BIRTH 39(3), September 2012

Miller, Y.D., Prosser, S., & Thompson, R. (2012). Going public: Do risk and choice explain differences in caesarean birth rates between public and private places of birth in Australia? Midwiferyhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2012.06.003

Thompson, R., & Wojcieszek A. (2012). Delivering information: A descriptive study of Australian women’s information needs for decisionmaking about birth facility. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2012, 12:51. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/12/51

Thompson, R., & Miller, Y.D. (2011). Lost in translation? Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 29(1), 1 – 3.

Heatley, M., & Kruske, S. (2011). Defining collaboration in Australian maternity care. Women and Birth, 24(2), 53-57.

Book Reviews

Heatley, M (2010). Collaboration across the disciplines in health care, Journal of Interprofessional Care. 24(1), 126-127.

Conference Papers and Symposia

2012

Miller, Y.D.  (2012, November). What women say about their maternity care: key findings from the Having a Baby in Queensland Survey Program. Invited paper presented at the Queensland Statewide Maternity and Neonatal Clinical Network Forum, Brisbane, Australia.

Miller, Y.D. (2012, September). What do women say about maternity services performance and what could be improved? The Having a Baby in Queensland Survey Program Invited paper presented at The Quantum Leap: Measurement – Redefining Health’s Boundaries Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Brodribb, W., Kruske, S., Miller, Y.D. (2012, September). BFHI accreditation. Is it the answer to improving breastfeeding rates? (poster) Breastfeeding: the blueprint for life. Inaugural LCANZ meeting, Sydney, Australia.

Brodribb, W., Kruske, S., Miller, Y.D. (2012, October). Does BFHI accreditation improve breastfeeding rates at 4 and 17 weeks? A population based survey, Academy of breastfeeding Medicine Annual conference.Chicago, USA

Zadoroznyj, M., Brodribb, W. (2012, November). Public Provision, Private Care? Women’s experiences of postnatal care in the community. Paper presented at the annual meetings of The Australian Sociological Association Conference, St Lucia, Australia.

Zadoroznyj, M., Brodribb, W., Kruske, S. (2012, July). Pharmacy employed nurses as postnatal care providers: implications for primary care. Poster presentation, Primary Health Care Research Conference, Canberra, Australia.

Brodribb, W., and Zadoroznyj, M.  (2012, July). The role of GPs in the provision of care in the first months postpartum’ Primary Health Care Research Conference, Canberra, Australia.

Heatley, M. (2012, May). Using Wise Care: Pilot of the Sharing Information Professionally Online Training Program. Paper Presented at Breathing New Life into Maternity Care, Melbourne, Australia.

Wojcieszek, A.M., & Thompson, R. (2012 ,May). Delivering information: Women’s information needs for decision-making about birthing facility. Poster presented at Breathing New Life into Maternity Care Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Heatley, M., Smith, A., Watson, B., & Gallois, C. (2012) Using Wise Care: Pilot of the Sharing Information Professionally Online Training Program. Paper Presented at Australian College of Midwives Conference, Gold Coast, Australia.

2011

Brodribb, W. (2011, September). Results of the Universal Postnatal Contact Service Evaluation. Paper presented at Breast to Brain, Toowoomba, Queensland.

Kruske, S. (2011, October). Postnatal care up to six weeks: midwives moving into the future. Paper presented at the National ACM Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Jones, R., Creedy, D.K., & Hayes, N. (2011, October). Developing parent information sheets to complement the Queensland Maternity and Neonatal Clinical Guidelines. Paper presented at the Australian College of Midwives Queensland Branch Conference, Meadowbrook, Australia.

Lee, C. (2011, September). Experiencing late pregnancy loss in Australia. Paper presented at the 31th annual conference of the Society for Reproductive & Infant Psychology. Nottingham, UK.

Lee, C. (2011, September). “There was never going to be a happy ending”: Experiencing stillbirth in Australia. Paper presented at the 25th annual conference of the European Health Psychology Society. Hersonissos, Greece.

Heatley, M., Watson, B., Gallois, C., & Kruske, S. (2011, May). Deconstructing communication in Queensland Maternity Care. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference. Boston, USA.

Thompson, R., Miller, Y. D., & Gallois, C. (2011, June). Learning how to share: Challenges in implementing decision aids in routine maternity care. Paper presented at the 6th International Shared Decision Making Conference, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Thompson, R., Miller, Y., Stevens, G., Wigginton, B., Turnbull, M., & Mulherin, K. (2011, April). One born every minute: Does the consumer-care provider relationship facilitate women’s informed choice during pregnancy, labour and birth? Paper presented at the 7th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology. Adelaide, Australia.

Lee, C. (2011, April). “There was never going to be a happy ending”: Experiencing stillbirth in Australia. Seventh biennial conference of the International Society for Critical Health Psychology, Adelaide, Australia.

Heatley, M., Watson, B., Gallois, C., & Kruske, S. (2011). Deconstructing Interprofessional Collaboration in Queensland Maternity Care: The Problem and Solution according to Maternity Care Clinicians. Paper presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference. Boston, USA.

Heatley, M., Watson, B., Gallois, C., & Kruske, S. (2011). Mapping Interprofessional Communication in Queensland Maternity Care. Paper presented at the 6th International Mothers at the Margins Conference. Brisbane, Australia.

2010

Armanasco, A., & Thompson, R. (2010). “The great unknown”: A study of Australian women’s worries during pregnancy. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Leuven, Belgium.

Heatley et al., Thompson et al., Miller et al., & Wojcieszek et al. (2010). Communication and Models of Maternity Care. Symposium presented at the 12th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology. Brisbane, Australia.

Containing:

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Heatley, M.,
& Kruske, S. (2010). Maternity care providers’ attitudes and experiences of collaboration. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology. Brisbane, Australia

Miller, Y. D., Thompson, R., Porter, J., & Lee, C. (2010). Listening for change: The Having a Baby in Queensland survey. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology. Brisbane, Australia

Schulz, C. A., Thompson, R., Wojcieszek, A. M., Jones, R. & Miller, Y. (2010). The Having a Baby in Queensland book: Developing a resource delivered in early pregnancy to promote informed choice in maternity care. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology. Brisbane, Australia.

Wojcieszek, A. M., Thompson, R., Gallois, C., & Miller, Y. D. (2010). The Having a Baby in Queensland website: Techniques for effective online communication of pregnancy, birth and postnatal health information. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Language and Social Psychology. Brisbane, Australia.
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Heatley, M., and Kruske, S. (2010). Maternity care providers’ attitudes and experiences of collaboration. Paper presented at the Australian College Midwives (ACM) – Queensland Branch 2010 State Conference. Gold Coast, Australia

Kruske, S., & Heatley, M. (2010). Maternity care providers’ attitudes and experiences of collaboration. Paper presented at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide, Australia.

Kruske, S., & Heatley, M. (2010). Do world views collide? Maternity care providers’ attitudes towards birth and collaboration. Paper presented at Breathing New Life Into Maternity Care 3rd Biennial Conference, Alice Springs, Australia.

Kruske, S., Thompson, R., & Miller, Y.D. (2010, July). Back to normal: A study of determinants of normal labour and birth in Australia. Paper presented at the 5th Normal Labour & Birth International Research Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Miller, Y.D., Gallois, C., Thompson, R., Lee, C., Walsh, T., Porter, J., & Lawrence, F. (2010) Listening for Change: The Having a Baby in Queensland Survey. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Convention of the International Communication Association, Singapore. (Invited Symposia)

Miller, Y.D., Porter, J., Thompson, R., & Armanasco, A. (2010). Going public: Discrepancies in perceived choice and care experienced in public and private maternity care models in Queensland. Paper to be presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Leuven, Belgium.

Miller, Y.D., Thompson, R., Lee, C., Walsh, T., Porter, J., & Lawrence, F. (2010, July). Listening for change: A pilot test of the Having a Baby in Queensland survey. Paper presented at Breathing New Life Into Maternity Care 3rd Biennial Conference, Alice Springs, Australia.

Thompson, R., Wojcieszek, A.M., Prosser, S., & Miller, Y.D. (2010, February). Birth writes: Maximising the effectiveness of online perinatal health information. Poster presented at the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM) 8th Annual Scientific Conference, Brisbane, Australia. Awarded best student presentation.

Thompson, R., Miller, Y. D., Wojcieszek, A. M., Armanasco, A., Porter, J., & Gallois, C. (2010). Learning to share? The current state of decision-making in maternity care in Australia. Paper to be presented at the 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Leuven, Belgium.

Thompson, R., Wojcieszek, A. M., Prosser, S., Miller, Y. D. (2010). Birth Writes: Maximising the effectiveness of online perinatal health information. Poster presented at the 7th Annual Scientific Conference of the Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine. Brisbane, Australia.

Wojcieszek, A. M., Thompson, R., Miller, Y. D., Gallois, C., & Prosser S. (2010). The Having a Baby in Queensland website: The role and effectiveness of the internet in promoting informed choice in maternity care. Poster presented at the 60th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Singapore.

2009

Lee, C., Miller, Y. D., Thompson, R., Watson, B., & Gallois, C. (2009). Maternity care in Australia: Reorienting birthing down under. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference of the Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Thompson, R., Miller, Y. D., Lee, C., Gallois, C., & Watson, B. (2009). Moving towards improved maternity in Queensland: The role of the Queensland Centre for Mothers & Babies. Paper presented at the 16th National Conference of the Australian College of Midwives. Adelaide, Australia.

Thompson, R., Lawrence, F., & Miller, Y. D. (2009). Maternity care policy: Limiting autonomy today or promoting normal birth for tomorrow? Paper presented at the 5th Australian International Conference on Motherhood. Brisbane, Australia.