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Therapeutic pluralism in pregnancy, labour and birthing: decision-making, communication and inter-professional dynamics

Project Member(s): Adams, J., Sibbritt, D.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Discovery Projects)

Start year: 2010

Publications:

Peng, W, Lauche, R, Frawley, J, Sibbritt, D & Adams, J 2018, 'Utilization of complementary and alternative medicine and conventional medicine for headache or migraine during pregnancy: A cross-sectional survey of 1,835 pregnant women', Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 41, pp. 192-195.
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Adams, J, Steel, A, Frawley, J, Broom, A & Sibbritt, D 2017, 'Substantial out-of-pocket expenditure on maternity care practitioner consultations and treatments during pregnancy: estimates from a nationally-representative sample of pregnant women in Australia.', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 17, no. 114, pp. 1-8.
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Frawley, J, Sibbritt, D, Broom, A, Gallois, C, Steel, A & Adams, J 2016, 'Women's attitudes towards the use of complementary and alternative medicine products during pregnancy.', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 462-467.
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Frawley, J, Sundberg, T, Steel, A, Sibbritt, D, Broom, A & Adams, J 2016, 'Prevalence and characteristics of women who consult with osteopathic practitioners during pregnancy; a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH).', Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 168-172.
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Hall, H, Lauche, R, Adams, J, Steel, A, Broom, A & Sibbritt, D 2016, 'Healthcare utilisation of pregnant women who experience sciatica, leg cramps and/or varicose veins: A cross-sectional survey of 1835 pregnant women', Women and Birth, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 35-40.
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Lauche, R, Hall, H, Adams, J, Steel, A, Broom, A & Sibbritt, D 2016, 'Health-care utilisation amongst pregnant women who experience sleeping problems and/or tiredness or fatigue: secondary analysis of a cross-sectional survey of 1835 pregnant women.', Sleep and Breathing, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 355-362.
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Steel, A, Frawley, J, Sibbritt, D, Broom, A & Adams, J 2016, 'The characteristics of women who use hypnotherapy for intrapartum pain management: Preliminary insights from a nationally-representative sample of Australian women', Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 25, pp. 67-70.
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Adams, J, Frawley, J, Steel, A, Broom, A & Sibbritt, D 2015, 'Use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological labour pain management techniques and their relationship to maternal and infant birth outcomes: Examination of a nationally representative sample of 1835 pregnant women', Midwifery, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 458-463.
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Cramer, H, Frawley, J, Steel, A, Hall, H, Adams, J, Broom, A & Sibbritt, D 2015, 'Characteristics of women who practice yoga in different locations during pregnancy', BMJ Open, vol. 5, no. 8, pp. e008641-e008641.
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Frawley, J, Adams, J, Steel, A, Broom, A, Gallois, C & Sibbritt, D 2015, 'Women's Use and Self-Prescription of Herbal Medicine during Pregnancy: An Examination of 1,835 Pregnant Women', Women's Health Issues, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 396-402.
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Steel, A, Adams, J, Frawley, J, Broom, A & Sibbritt, D 2015, 'The characteristics of women who birth at home, in a birth centre or in a hospital labour ward: A study of a nationally-representative sample of 1835 pregnant women', Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 132-137.
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Steel, A, Adams, J, Sibbritt, D & Broom, A 2015, 'The outcomes of complementary and alternative medicine use among pregnant and birthing women: current trends and future directions.', Women's Health, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 309-323.
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Steel, AE, Adams, J, Sibbritt, D, Broom, A, Gallois, C & Frawley, JE 2015, 'Managing the pain of labour: factors associated with the use of labour pain management for pregnant Australian women.', Health Expectations, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 1633-1644.
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Frawley, J, Adams, J, Broom, A, Steel, A, Gallois, C & Sibbritt, D 2014, 'Majority of Women Are Influenced by Nonprofessional Information Sources When Deciding to Consult a Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practitioner During Pregnancy', Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 571-577.
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Frawley, JE, Steel, A, Adams, J, sibbritt, D, Broom, A & Gallois, C 2014, 'The Association between women’s choice of birth setting and their use of CAM during labor and birth.', Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 1-1.
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Steel, A, Sibbritt, D, Adams, J & Frawley, J 2014, 'The Association Between Women's Choice of Birth Setting and Their Use of CAM During Labor and Birth.', International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Miami, Florida, USA.
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Frawley, JE, Adams, J, Sibbritt, D, Steel, AE, Broom, A & Gallois, C 2013, 'Prevalence and determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use during pregnancy: Results from a nationally representative sample of Australian pregnant women', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 347-352.
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Steel, AE, Frawley, JE, Sibbritt, D & Adams, J 2013, 'A preliminary profile of Australian women accessing doula care: Findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 589-592.
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Steel, AE, Adams, J, Sibbritt, D, Broom, A, Gallois, C & Frawley, JE 2012, 'Utilisation of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners within maternitycare provision: results from a nationally representative cohort study of 1,835 pregnant women', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 12, pp. 146-146.
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FOR Codes: Public Health and Health Services, Complementary and Alternative Medicine