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Migrant women’s experiences of health services: 

Arshad, F, Haith-Cooper, M and Phalloti, P (2018) The experiences of pregnant migrant women in detention; a qualitative study British Journal of Midwifery 26,9 https://hdl.handle.net/10454/16578

Balaam, M-C , Akerjordet K, Lyberg A, Kaiser B, Schoening E, Fredriksen A-M, Ensel A, Gouni O and Severinsson E(2013) A qualitative review of migrant women’s perceptions of their needs and experiences related to pregnancy and childbirth. Journal of Advanced Nursing 69(9), 1919– 1930. doi: 10.1111/jan.12139 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/jan.12139

Collins, Catherine, Skarparis, Katy (2020) The impact of human trafficking in relation to maternity care: A literature review. Midwifery, April Vol.83

Ellul, R, McCarthy R and Haith-Cooper M (2020), Destitution in pregnancy: Forced migrant women’s lived experience, British Journal of Midwifery 28,11 https://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/abs/10.12968/bjom.2020.28.11.778

Fair, F., Raben, L., Watson, H., Vivilaki, V., van den Muijsenbergh, M., Soltani, H., & the ORAMMA team, (2020). Migrant women’s experiences of pregnancy, childbirth and maternity care in European countries: A systematic review. PLOS ONE, 15 (2), e0228378. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0228378

Haith-Cooper M, (2014) Mobile translators for non-English-speaking women accessing maternity services. British Journal of Midwifery, 22,11,795–803 https://hdl.handle.net/10454/6729

Lephard E, Haith-Cooper M, (2016) Pregnant and seeking asylum; exploring experiences ‘from booking to baby’ British Journal of Midwifery, 24, 2, 130-136 https://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/abs/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.2.130

McKnight, P., Goodwin, L. and Kenyon, S., (2019). A systematic review of asylum-seeking women’s views and experiences of UK maternity care. Midwifery, 77, pp.16-23. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266613819301317

Pařízková, A, Clausen, J (2019) Women on the move: A search for preferred birth services. Women and Birth. 32,4, e483-e491

Soltani H, Fair F, Watson H, Raben L and Van den Muijsenbergh, M (2018). Migrant women’s experiences of perinatal care in European countries: a systematic review. European Journal of Public Health, 28 (Supp 1). Vol. 28. Oxford University Press (OUP). doi:1093/eurpub/cky047.147

Stacey, T, Haith-Cooper, M, Almas, N and Kenyon, C (2021) An exploration of migrant women’s perceptions of public health messages to reduce stillbirth in the UK: a qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 21:394 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-021-03879-2

 

Interventions to support asylum seekers and refugees

Balaam, MC, Kingdon, C and Haith-Cooper, M (2021) A systematic review of perinatal social support interventions for asylum-seeking and refugee women residing in Europe. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-021-01242-3

Balaam, M-C, Kingdon, C, Thomson, G, Finlayson, K and Downe, S (2015) ‘We make them feel special’: The experiences of voluntary sector workers supporting asylum seeking and refugee women during pregnancy and early motherhood. Midwifery March 2016 Volume 34, Pages 133–140. https://www.midwiferyjournal.com/article/S0266-6138(15)00341-1/abstract

Haith-Cooper M (2014) An evaluation of a family health programme for newly arrived asylum seekers living in an initial accommodation centre in Northern England MIDIRS, September, 24,3

https://hdl.handle.net/10454/6696

Haith-Cooper, M, Stacey, T, Bailey, F, Broadhead-Croft, S (2020) The co-development and feasibility-testing of a digital animation intervention (DAISI) to reduce the risk of maternal sepsis in the postnatal period. Maternal and Child Health https://rdcu.be/b3T57

Haith-Cooper, M, Stacey, T & Bailey, F (2018) Hospital postnatal discharge and sepsis advice: Perspectives of women and midwifery students. British Journal of Midwifery 26(4)

https://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/15633

Haith-Cooper, M, Waskett, C, Montague, J and Horne, M (2018) Exercise and physical activity in asylum seekers in Northern England; using the theoretical domains framework to identify barriers and facilitators, BMC Public Health open access 18, 762

https://rdcu.be/0i5N

Jarrow, M, Haith-Cooper, M, Hargan, J and Balaam, MC (2021) A systematic review to identify key elements of effective public health interventions that address barriers to health services for refugees. Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-021-01519-9

McCarthy R, Haith-Cooper M (2013) Evaluating the impact of befriending for pregnant asylum seeking and refugee women. British Journal of Midwifery. 21(6): 276-281 https://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/6697

Montague, J., & Haith-Cooper, M. (2021). A study to assess the feasibility of using a novel digital animation to increase physical activity levels in asylum seeking communities. Health & Social Care in the Community, 00, 1–9. DOI: 10.1111/hsc.13579

Perinatal mental health and forced migrant women

Collins, C; Zimmermann C; Howard L (2011) Refugee, asylum seeker, immigrant women and postnatal depression: rates and risk factors. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 2011 14(1) pp 3-11.

Firth A and Haith-Cooper M (2018) Vulnerable migrant women and postnatal depression: A case of invisibility in maternity services? British Journal of Midwifery. 26(2): 78-84. https://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/14735

Watson H, Harrop D, Walton E, Young A, Soltani H (2019) A systematic review of ethnic minority women’s experiences of perinatal mental health conditions and services in Europe. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210587. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210587

Watson H & Soltani H. (2019) Perinatal mental ill health – the experiences of women from ethnic minority groups. British Journal of Midwifery, https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.10.642

 

Educational research about migrant women

Haith-Cooper M, Bradshaw G (2013) Meeting the health and social needs of pregnant asylum seekers; midwifery students perspectives. Part 1; Dominant discourses and midwifery students. Nurse Education Today, 33,9, 1008–1013

https://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/6695

Haith-Cooper M, Bradshaw G (2013) Meeting the health and social needs of pregnant asylum seekers; midwifery students’ perspectives. Part 2; Dominant discourses and approaches to care. Nurse Education Today.33,8, 772-777

https://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/6687

Haith-Cooper M, Bradshaw G (2013) Meeting the health and social needs of pregnant asylum seekers; midwifery students’ perspectives. Part 3; The pregnant woman within the global context”; an inclusive model for midwifery education to address the needs of recently arrived migrant women in the UK. Nurse Education Today. 33,9,1045–1050

https://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/6689

 

Increasing resilience in migrant women: 

Balaam, M-C, Haith-Cooper, M, Korfker D, Savona-Ventura (2017)  Asylum seekers and refugees: a cross European perspective. In: Psychosocial resilience and risk in the perinatal period: implications and guidance for professionals. edt. G Thomson & V Schmied Routledge London

https://bradscholars.brad.ac.uk/handle/10454/13022

Viken, B, Balaam, M-C and Lyberg, A (2017) A salutogenic perspective on maternity care for migrant women. In: New thinking on improving maternity care: International perspectives. Pinter & Martin. ISBN 978-1-78066-240-4

 

General migrant women 

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2021). Access to social welfare as a facilitator of migrant women’s gender roles. In T. Fouskas (Ed.) Migrants and Refugees in Times of Crisis. European Public Law Organisation.

Lonergan, G (2020) Reflections on ten years of austerity: Immigration controls, economic discipline and reproductive justice Feminist Review https://femrev.wordpress.com/2020/04/22/reflections-on-ten-years-of-austerity-immigration-controls-economic-discipline-and-reproductive-justice/

Webb, L., Clayson, A., Duda-Mikulin, E. (2020). ‘I’m getting the balls to say no’ – Recovery trajectories and identity change: social identity and individualisation in short- and longer-term recovery. Journal of Health Psychology, doi: 10.1177/1359105320941248

McKnight, P. and Coles, A., (2020). Gendered Considerations In The Asylum System During Covid-19- Guidance For Organisations Supporting Asylum-Seeking And Refugee Women. [online] Liverpool: Refugee Women Connect. Available at: https://www.refugeewomenconnect.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=372942b4-1b20-443f-8c1f-8813a16a9ff9

Pertek, S., Phillimore, J. and McKnight, P., (2020). Forced Migration, SGBV And Covid-19. [online] Birmingham: Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) and Refugee Women Connect. Available at: https://www.refugeewomenconnect.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=80da0a18-6898-43a4-8265-3fa4e8fe0d25

Duda-Mikulin, E.A., Scullion, L., Currie, R. (2020) Wasted humans in scapegoat Britain: overlaps and departures between disability studies and migration studies. Disability & Society, doi: 10.1080/09687599.2019.1690428

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2020). Brexit and EU migrant workers in the UK: Polish women’s perspective in “Whither Social Rights in (Post-)Brexit Europe?” edited by Donoghue M. and Kuisma M. published by Social Europe: https://socialeurope.eu/book/whither-social-rights-in-post-brexit-europe

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2019). Why she’s leaving home: the pressures that drove Polish women to the UK. The LSE Brexit Blog. Available from: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2019/06/21/why-shes-leaving-home-the-pressures-that-drove-polish-women-to-the-uk/

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2019). I spoke to 40 UK-based Polish women about Brexit – here’s what I found. The Conversation. Available from: https://theconversation.com/i-spoke-to-40-uk-based-polish-women-about-brexit-heres-what-i-found-112787

Villarroel N, Hannigan A, Severoni S, Puthoopparambil S. MacFarlane A. (2019) Migrant health research in the republic of ireland: a scoping review. BMC Public Health,19:324. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6651-2

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2019). EU migrant workers, Brexit and precarity. Polish women’s perspectives from inside the UK. Bristol: Policy Press. 

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2018). Migrant women’s welfare in times of crisis. In T. Fouskas (Ed.) Migrants and Refugees in Times of Crisis. European Public Law Organisation.

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2017). ‘Should I stay or should I go now?’ Exploring Polish women’s returns “home”International Migration. Doi:  10.1111/imig.12420.

Balaam, MC, Haith-Cooper, M, Pařízková, A, Weckend, M, Fleming, V, Roosalu, T, Špoljar Vržina, S. (2017) A concept analysis of the term migrant women in the context of pregnancy. International Journal of Nursing Practice, 23,6

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5813171/

Villarroel N, Artazcoz L. (2016) Different patterns in health care use among immigrants in Spain. Journal of immigrant and minority health. Apr 1;18(2):318-29.

Lonergan, G. (2015) Migrant Women and Social Reproduction Under Austerity Feminist Review 109: 124-143
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/fr.2014.43

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2014). Interviewing Polish Migrant Women in the United Kingdom and Poland. In SAGE Research Methods Cases. London, United Kingdom: SAGE Publications, Ltd. doi: 10.4135/978144627305014529524.

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2013). Migration as opportunity? A case study of Polish women: migrants in the UK and returnees in Poland. Problemy Polityki Społecznej (Eng.: Social Policy Issues), 23(4), pp. 105-121.

Duda-Mikulin, E.A. (2013). Citizenship in action? A case study of Polish migrant women moving between Poland and the UK. Culture & Education, 6(99), pp. 205-224.

Lonergan, G. (2012) Reproductive Justice and Migrant Women in Great Britain Women: A Cultural Review 23(1): 26-45
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09574042.2012.644490