Journal Articles

Peer reviewed journal articles

Kearney, L, Reed, R, Kynn, M, Young, J & Davenport, L 2019 ‘Third stage of labour management practices: a secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study of Australian women and their associated outcomes’ Midwifery: DOI

Reed, R, Gabriel, L & Kearney, L 2019 ‘Birthing the placenta: women’s decisions and experiences’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 19, no. 140: DOI

Flanagan, B, Lord, B, Reed, R & Crimmins, G 2019 ‘Women’s experience of unplanned out-of-hospital birth in paramedic care’ Emergency Medicine Journal, vol. 36, no. 1: DOI

Kearney, L, Kynn, M, Reed, R, Davenport, L & Young, J 2018 ‘Identifying the risk: a prospective cohort study examining postpartum haemorrhage in a regional Australian health service’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 18, no. 214: DOI 10.1186/s12884-018-1852-8.

Kearney, L, Kynn, M, Craswell, A & Reed, R 2017 ‘The relationship between midwife-led group-based versus conventional antenatal care and mode of birth: a matched cohort study’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 17, no. 39: DOI 10.1186/s12884-016-1216-1.

Reed, R, Sharman, R & Inglis, C 2017 ‘Women’s descriptions of childbirth trauma relating to care provider actions and interactions’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 17, no. 21: DOI 10.1186/s12884-016-1197-0.

Inglis, C, Sharman, R & Reed, R 2016 ‘Paternal mental health following perceived traumatic childbirth’ Midwifery, vol. 41: DOI

Flanagan, B, Lord, B, Barnes, M, Reed, R 2016 ‘Women’s experience of birth in paramedic care’, Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, vol. 14, no. 1: DOI

Craswell, A, Kearney, L & Reed, R 2016 ‘Expecting and connecting’ group pregnancy care: evaluation of a collaborative clinic’ Women and Birth, vol. 29: DOI:

Reed, R, Rowe, J & Barnes, M 2016 ‘Midwifery practice during birth: ritual companionship’ Women and Birth, vol. 29: DOI

Reed, R, Barnes, M & Rowe, J 2016 ‘Women’s experience of birth: childbirth as a rite of passage’ International Journal of Childbirth, vol. 6, no. 1: DOI 10.1891/2156-5287.6.1.46

Kearney, L, Craswell, A & Reed, R 2015 ‘Expecting and connecting: evaluation of a collaborative antenatal service’ Women and Birth, vol. 28S: DOI

Reed, R 2015 ‘Supporting women’s instinctive pushing behaviour during birth’ The Practising Midwife, vol. 18, no. 6:

Barnes, M, Roiko, A, Reed, R, Williams C & Willcocks K 2013 ‘Experiences of birth and breastfeeding following assisted conception’ Breastfeeding Review, vol. 21, no. 1:

Barnes, M, White, E, Winstanley, J & Reed, R 2013 ‘Clinical supervision and continuing professional development for midwives in Queensland Australia: findings from an online survey’ Focus on Health Professional Education, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 1-11.

Barnes, M, Brooker, L, Dunn, P, Roiko, A, Reed, R & Watson, K 2012 ‘Outcomes for women and infants following assisted conception: implications for perinatal education, care and support’ The Journal of Perinatal Education, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 18-23.

Reed, R, Barnes, M & Allan, J 2011 ‘Rethinking ‘rites of protection’ during birth: a foundation for the future of midwifery practice’ Women and Birth, vol. 24, sup. 1, pp.  S23-S24.

Barnes, M, Cox, J & Reed, R 2010 ‘Evaluation of a practice-development initiative to improve breastfeeding rates’ The Journal of Perinatal Education, vol. 1919, no. 44, pp. 17-23.

Reed, R, Peetz, J & Barnes, M 2010, ‘Birth: an evidence-based approach’, Journal of Paramedic Practice, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 6-11.

McAllister, M, Madsen, W, Godden, J, Greenhill, R & Reed, R 2010, ‘Teaching nursing’s history: a national survey of Australian schools of nursing, 2007-2008’, Nurse Education Today, vol. 30, pp. 370-375.

Madsen, W, McAllister, M, Godden, J, Greenhill, R & Reed, R 2009, ‘Nursing’s orphans: how the system of nursing education in Australia is undermining professional identity’, Contemporary Nurse, vol. 32, no. 1-2, pp. 9-18. 

Reed, R, Barnes, M & Allan, J  2009, ‘Nuchal cords: Sharing the evidence with parents’, British Journal of Midwifery, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 106-109.

Reed, R 2007, ‘Nuchal cords: think before you check’, The Practising Midwife, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 18-20.