J Lumley

Summary

Affiliation: La Trobe University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of breast abscess in lactating women: report from an Australian cohort
    Lisa H Amir
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton 3053, Australia
    BJOG 111:1378-81. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Recent work on the epidemiology of preterm birth
    Judith Lumley
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:541-2. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint How is maternal psychosocial health assessed and promoted in the early postnatal period? Findings from a review of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia
    Jane Yelland
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Midwifery 23:287-97. 2007
  4. pmc Aiming to increase birth weight: a randomised trial of pre-pregnancy information, advice and counselling in inner-urban Melbourne
    Judith Lumley
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St Carlton, Victoria 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:299. 2006
  5. pmc Mothers' AdvocateS In the Community (MOSAIC)--non-professional mentor support to reduce intimate partner violence and depression in mothers: a cluster randomised trial in primary care
    Angela J Taft
    Associate Professor, Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:178. 2011
  6. pmc MOSAIC (MOthers' Advocates In the Community): protocol and sample description of a cluster randomised trial of mentor mother support to reduce intimate partner violence among pregnant or recent mothers
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:159. 2009
  7. pmc A descriptive study of mastitis in Australian breastfeeding women: incidence and determinants
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:62. 2007
  8. pmc COSMOS: COmparing Standard Maternity care with one-to-one midwifery support: a randomised controlled trial
    Helen L McLachlan
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:35. 2008
  9. pmc Birth then and now
    Judith Lumley
    BMC Med 6:8. 2008
  10. pmc Midwife-led debriefing after operative birth: four to six year follow-up of a randomised trial [ISRCTN24648614]
    Rhonda Small
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Med 4:3. 2006

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of breast abscess in lactating women: report from an Australian cohort
    Lisa H Amir
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton 3053, Australia
    BJOG 111:1378-81. 2004
    ..To report the incidence of breast abscess in lactating women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recent work on the epidemiology of preterm birth
    Judith Lumley
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:541-2. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint How is maternal psychosocial health assessed and promoted in the early postnatal period? Findings from a review of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia
    Jane Yelland
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Midwifery 23:287-97. 2007
    ..to describe how women's maternal health, particularly at a psychosocial level, is assessed and promoted during the postnatal hospital stay...
  4. pmc Aiming to increase birth weight: a randomised trial of pre-pregnancy information, advice and counselling in inner-urban Melbourne
    Judith Lumley
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St Carlton, Victoria 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:299. 2006
    ..We developed an inter-pregnancy intervention, implemented in a randomised controlled trial, to be provided by midwives at home soon after women's first birth...
  5. pmc Mothers' AdvocateS In the Community (MOSAIC)--non-professional mentor support to reduce intimate partner violence and depression in mothers: a cluster randomised trial in primary care
    Angela J Taft
    Associate Professor, Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:178. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc MOSAIC (MOthers' Advocates In the Community): protocol and sample description of a cluster randomised trial of mentor mother support to reduce intimate partner violence among pregnant or recent mothers
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:159. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development, design and implementation of a trial of mentor mother support set in primary care, including baseline characteristics of participating women...
  7. pmc A descriptive study of mastitis in Australian breastfeeding women: incidence and determinants
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:62. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc COSMOS: COmparing Standard Maternity care with one-to-one midwifery support: a randomised controlled trial
    Helen L McLachlan
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:35. 2008
    ..This paper presents the trial protocol in detail...
  9. pmc Birth then and now
    Judith Lumley
    BMC Med 6:8. 2008
    ..This systematic review provides us with a strong basis for reflection and action...
  10. pmc Midwife-led debriefing after operative birth: four to six year follow-up of a randomised trial [ISRCTN24648614]
    Rhonda Small
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Med 4:3. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess longer-term maternal health outcomes in a trial of midwife-led debriefing following an operative birth, given that findings at six months could not rule out a possible adverse effect of debriefing...
  11. pmc Staffing in postnatal units: is it adequate for the provision of quality care? Staff perspectives from a state-wide review of postnatal care in Victoria, Australia
    Della A Forster
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St, Carlton 3053, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:83. 2006
    ..This paper focuses on the impact of staffing issues on the provision of quality postnatal care from the perspective of care providers...
  12. pmc A case-control study of mastitis: nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 7:57. 2006
    ..Mastitis is a common problem for breastfeeding women. Researchers have called for an investigation into the possible role of maternal nasal carriage of S. aureus in the causation of mastitis in breastfeeding women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Unexplained antepartum stillbirth in pregnancies after a caesarean delivery
    Judith M Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet 362:1774-5. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Intervening to reduce depression after birth: a systematic review of the randomized trials
    Judith Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:128-44. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint What interventions may reduce postpartum depression
    J Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 13:605-11. 2001
    ..Novel interventions, or promising findings, with a strong basis in theory need to be tested in trials which are appropriately sized and which comply with internationally accepted design and reporting guidelines...
  16. pmc PRISM (Program of Resources, Information and Support for Mothers): a community-randomised trial to reduce depression and improve women's physical health six months after birth [ISRCTN03464021]
    Judith Lumley
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:37. 2006
    ..Fewer than one in three seek help in primary care despite frequent health care contacts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological approaches to infertility
    J Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 10:17-21. 1998
    ....
  18. pmc PRISM (Program of Resources, Information and Support for Mothers) Protocol for a community-randomised trial [ISRCTN03464021]
    Judith Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Public Health 3:36. 2003
    ..Their perceptions of factors contributing to depression are lack of support, isolation, exhaustion and physical health problems. Fewer than one in three affected women seek help in primary care despite frequent contacts...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural research: trying to do it better. 2. Enhancing data quality
    R Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:390-5. 1999
    ..To describe the dilemmas for cross-cultural research in translating study instruments and implementing quality assurance methods, drawing on strategies utilised in the Mothers in a New Country (MINC) Study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural research: trying to do it better. 1. Issues in study design
    R Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 23:385-9. 1999
    ..To discuss a range of strategies to address the methodological and practical challenges in designing cross-cultural public health studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Shared antenatal care fails to rate well with women of non-English-speaking backgrounds
    R Small
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Carlton, Vic
    Med J Aust 168:15-8. 1998
    ..To compare the views of women from non-English-speaking backgrounds who received antenatal care at a public hospital clinic with those whose care was shared between a public hospital clinic and a general practitioner...
  22. ncbi request reprint Immigrant women's views about care during labor and birth: an Australian study of Vietnamese, Turkish, and Filipino women
    Rhonda Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health at La Trobe University, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
    Birth 29:266-77. 2002
    ..This paper examines the views of three groups of immigrant women about the care they received in hospital for the birth of their babies and compares the findings with a population-based statewide survey...
  23. pmc Randomised controlled trial of midwife led debriefing to reduce maternal depression after operative childbirth
    R Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    BMJ 321:1043-7. 2000
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Mothers in a new country: the role of culture and communication in Vietnamese, Turkish and Filipino women's experiences of giving birth in Australia
    R Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Childrens Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Women Health 28:77-101. 1999
    ..Maternity care for immigrant women is only likely to improve when barriers to effective communication are addressed and attention is paid to raising standards of care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Triplets and quadruplets born in Victoria between 1982 and 1990. The impact of IVF and GIFT on rising birthrates
    H A Jonas
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, Monash University, Carlton, Vic
    Med J Aust 158:659-63. 1993
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Women's views and outcomes of an educational intervention designed to enhance psychosocial support for women during pregnancy
    Kelsey Hegarty
    Department of General Practice, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, University of Melbourne, and Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Birth 34:155-63. 2007
    ..This paper evaluates if a health professional education program, a new (ANEW) approach, improves pregnant women's ratings of care and practitioner's listening skills and comfort to disclose psychosocial issues...
  27. ncbi request reprint Modelling the potential impact of population-wide periconceptional folate/multivitamin supplementation on multiple births
    J Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers' and Children's Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BJOG 108:937-42. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Monitoring rates of neural tube defects and twinning is essential as supplementation or fortification with folate is implemented...
  28. ncbi request reprint Vaginal births after Caesarean (VBAC): a population study
    C Stone
    Perinatal Data Collection Unit, Public Health and Development Division, Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 14:340-8. 2000
    ..This large study is one of the few in the literature to provide population-based information on vaginal births after a previous Caesarean and related outcomes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Research interviewers' experience in the Early Births study of very preterm birth: qualitative assessment of data collection processes in a case-control study
    Lyndsey F Watson
    Mother and Children Health Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:87-94. 2007
    ..All interviewers had interviewed both cases and controls and any systematic differences can be adjusted for in the analysis...
  30. doi request reprint Modelling prior reproductive history to improve prediction of risk for very preterm birth
    Lyndsey F Watson
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:402-15. 2010
    ..The findings point to the need to explore commonalities rather than differences in regard to the impact of abortion on subsequent births...
  31. ncbi request reprint Is the organisation and structure of hospital postnatal care a barrier to quality care? Findings from a state-wide review in Victoria, Australia
    Helen L McLachlan
    Clinical School of Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Studies, La Trobe University, 3086, Australia
    Midwifery 24:358-70. 2008
    ..to describe the structure and organisation of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia...
  32. doi request reprint Modelling sequence of prior pregnancies on subsequent risk of very preterm birth
    Lyndsey F Watson
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:416-23. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Recruitment to research studies in maternity hospitals: an example from the Early Births Study
    Lyndsey F Watson
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
    Midwifery 24:509-20. 2008
    ..to present issues associated with recruitment of women in maternity hospitals to a population-based case-control study of very preterm birth...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reduction of maternal depression: much remains to be done
    Rhonda Small
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Lancet 370:1593-5. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint The performance of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in English speaking and non-English speaking populations in Australia
    Rhonda Small
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Vic, 3053, Australia
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:70-8. 2007
    ..It has performed satisfactorily in most validation studies, has proved easy to administer, is acceptable to women, and rates of depression in the range of 10-20% have been consistently found...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural experiences of maternal depression: associations and contributing factors for Vietnamese, Turkish and Filipino immigrant women in Victoria, Australia
    Rhonda Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Ethn Health 8:189-206. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Early discharge: no evidence of adverse outcomes in three consecutive population-based Australian surveys of recent mothers, conducted in 1989, 1994 and 2000
    Stephanie Brown
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:202-13. 2004
    ..Testing early discharge policies in well-designed randomised trials remains a priority for developing stronger evidence to inform practice...
  38. ncbi request reprint Method of delivery for the preterm infant
    Judith Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BJOG 110:88-92. 2003
    ..Given these changes, it seems unlikely that recruitment for future trials will be any easier than it was in the recent past...
  39. ncbi request reprint Women's experience of lactational mastitis--I have never felt worse
    Lisa Helen Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 35:745-7. 2006
    ..Mastitis is a common problem for breastfeeding women in the postpartum period...
  40. ncbi request reprint PRISM: mounting a community-randomised trial. Establishing partnerships with local government
    Rhonda Small
    Mother and Child Health Research, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:471-5. 2004
    ..Second, we outline the strategies used to recruit communities and to establish the groundwork for ongoing partnerships over the projected six years of the study...
  41. ncbi request reprint Mounting a community-randomized trial: sample size, matching, selection, and randomization issues in PRISM
    Lyndsey Watson
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora Victoria, 3083, Australia
    Control Clin Trials 25:235-50. 2004
    ..Ultimately, all such studies are a balancing act between selecting the minimum number of communities to detect a meaningful outcome effect of an intervention and the maximum size budget and other resources allow...
  42. ncbi request reprint Two mid-pregnancy interventions to increase the initiation and duration of breastfeeding: a randomized controlled trial
    Della Forster
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Birth 31:176-82. 2004
    ..This study aimed to determine the influence of mid-pregnancy breastfeeding education on the proportions of women breastfeeding at hospital discharge, and on the duration of breastfeeding...
  43. ncbi request reprint Top end rural and remote Indigenous women: an Australian population group vulnerable to rubella
    Jennifer M Hunt
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell 28:499-503. 2004
    ..Providers of women's care would be assisted in this task if laboratories adopted a standardized approach to reporting the results of antenatal rubella serology tests...
  44. ncbi request reprint Are cuts to health expenditure in Victoria compromising quality of care?
    S Brown
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 22:279-81. 1998
    ..Between the two surveys, the proportion of women giving critical feedback about caregivers, more than doubled. The survey findings suggest that standards of care are being compromised in the current economic and policy environment...
  45. ncbi request reprint How useful is the concept of somatization in cross-cultural studies of maternal depression? A contribution from the Mothers in a New Country (MINC) study
    R Small
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday, Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 24:45-52. 2003
    ..The MINC study findings thus call into question some common cultural assumptions about depression and demonstrate the importance of designing studies which can put hypothesized cultural differences to the test...
  46. ncbi request reprint Precancerous changes in the cervix and risk of subsequent preterm birth
    F Bruinsma
    Mother and Child Health Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BJOG 114:70-80. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Are recommendations about routine antenatal care in Australia consistent and evidence-based?
    Jennifer M Hunt
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 176:255-9. 2002
    ..To describe the variability and evidence base of recommendations in Australian protocols and national policies about six aspects of routine antenatal care...
  48. ncbi request reprint Defining the problem: the epidemiology of preterm birth
    Judith Lumley
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, La Trobe University, Victoria, Carlton, Australia
    BJOG 110:3-7. 2003
    ..The pathways which link those processes to the consistent pattern of social differences in the probability of preterm birth have prompted new research approaches but in 2002 'the stubborn challenge of preterm birth' remains just that...
  49. ncbi request reprint Concern about tall stature during adolescence and depression in later life
    Fiona J Bruinsma
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
    J Affect Disord 91:145-52. 2006
    ..This retrospective cohort study aimed to examine the long-term psychosocial outcomes for women assessed or treated during adolescence for tall stature...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hospital ethics approval for a population-based case-control study of very preterm birth
    Lyndsey F Watson
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale Street, Victoria, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 31:514-22. 2007
    ..To describe the process involved in obtaining ethics approval for a study aiming to recruit women from all maternity hospitals in Victoria, Australia...