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Birthplace in Australia: A Prospective Cohort Study

Project Member(s): Homer, C., Foureur, M.

Funding or Partner Organisation: National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC Project Grants)

Start year: 2012

Summary: APP1022422

Publications:

Cheah, SL, Scarf, VL, Rossiter, C, Thornton, C & Homer, CSE 2019, 'Creating the first national linked dataset on perinatal and maternal outcomes in Australia: Methods and challenges.', Journal of biomedical informatics, vol. 93.
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Fox, D, Sheehan, A & Homer, C 2018, 'Birthplace in Australia: Processes and interactions during the intrapartum transfer of women from planned homebirth to hospital', MIDWIFERY, vol. 57, pp. 18-25.
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Fox, D, Sheehan, A & Homer, CS 2018, 'Birthplace in Australia: Antenatal preparation for the possibility of transfer from planned home birth.', Midwifery, vol. 66, pp. 134-140.
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Scarf, VL, Rossiter, C, Vedam, S, Dahlen, HG, Ellwood, D, Forster, D, Foureur, MJ, McLachlan, H, Oats, J, Sibbritt, D, Thornton, C & Homer, CSE 2018, 'Maternal and perinatal outcomes by planned place of birth among women with low-risk pregnancies in high-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.', Midwifery, vol. 62, pp. 240-255.
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Fox, D, Vedam, S, Sheehan, A & Homer, C 2018, 'Principles for handover in the homebirth transfer context', WOMEN AND BIRTH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, pp. S33-S33.
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Coddington, R, Catling, C & Homer, CSE 2017, 'From hospital to home: Australian midwives' experiences of transitioning into publicly-funded homebirth programs.', Women and Birth, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 70-76.
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Vedam, S, Rossiter, C, Homer, CSE, Stoll, K & Scarf, VL 2017, 'The ResQu Index: A new instrument to appraise the quality of research on birth place.', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 1-19.
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Fox, D, Sheehan, A & Homer, C 2017, 'Birthplace in Australia: Processes of referral and transfer from planned homebirth to hospital', 15th World Congress on Public Health, Melbourne.

Fox, D, Sheehan, A & Homer, C 2017, 'Birthplace in Australia: Supporting woman centred care in homebirth transfer.', International Confederation of Midwives Congress, Toronto Canada.

Davis, DL & Homer, CSE 2016, 'Birthplace as the midwife's work place: How does place of birth impact on midwives?', Women and Birth, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 407-415.
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Scarf, V, Catling, C, Viney, R & Homer, CS 2016, 'Costing alternative birth settings for women at low risk of complications: A systematic review', PLoS One, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 1-17.
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Fox, D, Sheehan, A & Homer, C 2016, 'Birthplace in Australia: Qualitative perspectives on intrapartum transfer from planned homebirth to hospital', Canadian Association of Midwives 16th Annual Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Fox, D, Sheehan, A & Homer, CSE 2015, 'Birthplace in Australia: Midwives' experiences of intrapartum homebirth transfer', WOMEN AND BIRTH, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, pp. S15-S15.
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Homer, CS, Thornton, T, Scarf, VL, Ellwood, D, Oats, J, Foureur, M, Sibbritt, D, McLachlan, HL, Forster, D & Dahlen, H 2014, 'Birthplace in New South Wales, Australia: an analysis of perinatal outcomes using routinely collected data', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 14, pp. 206-206.
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Catling, C, Coddington, B, Foureur, M, Homer, CS, Birthplace in Australia Study & National Publicly-funded Homebirth Consortium 2013, 'Publicly funded homebirth in Australia: a review of maternal and neonatal outcomes over 6 years', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 198, no. 11, pp. 616-620.
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FOR Codes: Midwifery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Public Health and Health Services, Nursing, Women's Health, Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified