Virginia A Schmied

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A meta-ethnographic study of health care staff perceptions of the WHO/UNICEF Baby Friendly Health Initiative
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Women Birth 27:242-9. 2014
  2. pmc Women's experiences following severe perineal trauma: a qualitative study
    Holly Priddis
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, Building EB, Parramatta Campus, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Womens Health 14:32. 2014
  3. pmc "A patchwork of services"--caring for women who sustain severe perineal trauma in New South Wales--from the perspective of women and midwives
    Holly S Priddis
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Building EB, Parramatta Campus, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:236. 2014
  4. pmc An exploration of influences on women's birthplace decision-making in New Zealand: a mixed methods prospective cohort within the Evaluating Maternity Units study
    Celia Grigg
    Midwifery and Women s Health Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:210. 2014
  5. pmc Smoothing out the transition of care between maternity and child and family health services: perspectives of child and family health nurses and midwives'
    Kim Psaila
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:151. 2014
  6. pmc Discontinuities between maternity and child and family health services: health professional's perceptions
    Kim Psaila
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Parramatta Campus, Penrith South DC 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:4. 2014
  7. pmc Digging over that old ground: an Australian perspective of women's experience of psychosocial assessment and depression screening in pregnancy and following birth
    Mellanie Rollans
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Womens Health 13:18. 2013
  8. pmc Risk of recurrence, subsequent mode of birth and morbidity for women who experienced severe perineal trauma in a first birth in New South Wales between 2000-2008: a population based data linkage study
    Holly Priddis
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:89. 2013
  9. pmc Negotiating policy in practice: child and family health nurses' approach to the process of postnatal psychosocial assessment
    Mellanie Rollans
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:133. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Maternal mental health in Australia and New Zealand: a review of longitudinal studies
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 26:167-78. 2013

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint A meta-ethnographic study of health care staff perceptions of the WHO/UNICEF Baby Friendly Health Initiative
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Women Birth 27:242-9. 2014
    ..Implementation of the Baby Friendly Health Initiative (BFHI) is associated with increases in breastfeeding initiation and duration of exclusive breastfeeding and 'any' breastfeeding. However, implementation of the BFHI is challenging...
  2. pmc Women's experiences following severe perineal trauma: a qualitative study
    Holly Priddis
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, Building EB, Parramatta Campus, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Womens Health 14:32. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to explore how women experience and make meaning of living with severe perineal trauma...
  3. pmc "A patchwork of services"--caring for women who sustain severe perineal trauma in New South Wales--from the perspective of women and midwives
    Holly S Priddis
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Building EB, Parramatta Campus, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:236. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to describe current health services provided to women in New South Wales (NSW) who have experienced SPT from the perspective of Clinical Midwifery Consultants (CMC) and women...
  4. pmc An exploration of influences on women's birthplace decision-making in New Zealand: a mixed methods prospective cohort within the Evaluating Maternity Units study
    Celia Grigg
    Midwifery and Women s Health Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:210. 2014
    ..This paper addresses a secondary aim of the study--to describe and explore the influences on women's birthplace decision-making in New Zealand, which has a publicly funded, midwifery-led continuity of care maternity system...
  5. pmc Smoothing out the transition of care between maternity and child and family health services: perspectives of child and family health nurses and midwives'
    Kim Psaila
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:151. 2014
    ..The aim of this paper is to explore and describe the ToC between maternity services to CFH services from the perspective of Australian midwives and child and family health (CFH) nurses...
  6. pmc Discontinuities between maternity and child and family health services: health professional's perceptions
    Kim Psaila
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Parramatta Campus, Penrith South DC 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:4. 2014
    ..This paper examines the concept of continuity across the maternity and CFH service continuum from the perspectives of midwifery, CFH nursing, general practitioner (GP) and practice nurse (PN) professional leaders...
  7. pmc Digging over that old ground: an Australian perspective of women's experience of psychosocial assessment and depression screening in pregnancy and following birth
    Mellanie Rollans
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Womens Health 13:18. 2013
    ..This paper describes women's experience of psychosocial assessment and depression screening examining the meaning they attribute to assessment and how this influences their response...
  8. pmc Risk of recurrence, subsequent mode of birth and morbidity for women who experienced severe perineal trauma in a first birth in New South Wales between 2000-2008: a population based data linkage study
    Holly Priddis
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:89. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the risk of recurrence, subsequent mode of birth and morbidity for women who experienced severe perineal trauma during their first birth in New South Wales (NSW) between 2000 - 2008...
  9. pmc Negotiating policy in practice: child and family health nurses' approach to the process of postnatal psychosocial assessment
    Mellanie Rollans
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:133. 2013
    ..An observational tool (4D&4R) and field notes were used to record observations and analysed descriptively using frequencies. Field notes, interview data and discussion group transcripts were analysed thematically...
  10. doi request reprint Maternal mental health in Australia and New Zealand: a review of longitudinal studies
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Women Birth 26:167-78. 2013
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  11. pmc Contradictions and conflict: a meta-ethnographic study of migrant women's experiences of breastfeeding in a new country
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Family and Community Health Research Group, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:163. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to report the findings of a meta-ethnographic study that explored migrant and refugee women's experiences and practices related to breastfeeding in a new country...
  12. pmc Australian general practitioners' perspectives on their role in well-child health care
    Adrian Jeyendra
    University of Western Sydney School of Medicine, Campbelltown, NSW 2560, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 14:2. 2013
    ..However, the role of the GP in well-child health care is not well understood in Australia. The aim of this study was to describe the role of the GP in providing services for well-children and families in Australia...
  13. pmc Miller Early Childhood Sustained Home-visiting (MECSH) trial: design, method and sample description
    Lynn Kemp
    Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation, part of the Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of NSW, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool BC NSW 1871, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:424. 2008
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  14. pmc Moxibustion for cephalic version: a feasibility randomised controlled trial
    Carole K Do
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW 2751, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:81. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint An evaluation of strategies to improve the quality and content of hospital-based postnatal care in a metropolitan Australian hospital
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Building ER, Parramatta Campus, Penrith South DC 1797, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 18:1850-61. 2009
    ..This study aimed to design, implement and evaluate strategies to improve the quality and content of hospital-based postnatal care...
  16. doi request reprint 'Not waving but drowning': a study of the experiences and concerns of midwives and other health professionals caring for obese childbearing women
    Virginia A Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health and Science, University of Western Sydney, Building EB, Parramatta Campus, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW 1797, Australia
    Midwifery 27:424-30. 2011
    ..to explore the experiences and concerns of health professionals who care for childbearing women who are obese...
  17. doi request reprint The nature and impact of collaboration and integrated service delivery for pregnant women, children and families
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 19:3516-26. 2010
    ..This paper explores the impact of models of integrated services for pregnant women, children and families and the nature of collaboration between midwives, child and family health nurses and general practitioners...
  18. pmc Ten steps or climbing a mountain: a study of Australian health professionals' perceptions of implementing the baby friendly health initiative to protect, promote and support breastfeeding
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:208. 2011
    ..This paper examines the perceptions of BFHI held by midwives and nurses working in one Area Health Service in NSW, Australia...
  19. doi request reprint Time to listen: strategies to improve hospital-based postnatal care
    Virginia Schmied
    University of Western Sydney, School of Nursing, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    Women Birth 21:99-105. 2008
    ..In Australia and internationally, women report high levels of dissatisfaction with hospital-based postnatal care...
  20. doi request reprint 'Get alongside us', women's experiences of being overweight and pregnant in Sydney, Australia
    Annie Mills
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, Penrith New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Matern Child Nutr 9:309-21. 2013
    ..Health professionals need to consider new approaches or models of care for overweight women that give them support and enable individual needs and expectations to be met. Culturally specific programs may also need to be developed...