Mary J Renfrew

Summary

Affiliation: University of York
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Gaps in the evidence for prevention and treatment of maternal anaemia: a review of systematic reviews
    Jacqui A Parker
    Department of Obstetric Anaesthesia, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9BQ, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:56. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Breastfeeding promotion for infants in neonatal units: a systematic review
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 36:165-78. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Cleaning and sterilisation of infant feeding equipment: a systematic review
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 11:1188-99. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Developing evidence-based recommendations in public health--incorporating the views of practitioners, service users and user representatives
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Health Expect 11:3-15. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Assessing levels of contaminants in breast milk: methodological issues and a framework for future research
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:72-86. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking research in breast-feeding: a critique of the evidence base identified in a systematic review of interventions to promote and support breast-feeding
    M J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:726-32. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Developing practice in breastfeeding
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:245-61. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Addressing the learning deficit in breastfeeding: strategies for change
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:239-44. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Time to get serious about educating health professionals
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:193-5. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Policy and public health recommendations to promote the initiation and duration of breast-feeding in developed country settings
    Lisa Dyson
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:137-44. 2010

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Publications35

  1. pmc Gaps in the evidence for prevention and treatment of maternal anaemia: a review of systematic reviews
    Jacqui A Parker
    Department of Obstetric Anaesthesia, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9BQ, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:56. 2012
    ..The objectives of this review of systematic reviews were to analyse and summarise the evidence base, identify gaps in the evidence and develop a research agenda for this important component of maternity care...
  2. doi request reprint Breastfeeding promotion for infants in neonatal units: a systematic review
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 36:165-78. 2010
    ..The aim of this review was to evaluate the effectiveness of clinical, public health and health promotion interventions that may promote or inhibit breastfeeding/breastmilk feeding for infants admitted to neonatal units...
  3. doi request reprint Cleaning and sterilisation of infant feeding equipment: a systematic review
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 11:1188-99. 2008
    ..To assess the clinical and cost-effectiveness of different methods of cleaning and sterilisation of infant feeding equipment used in the home...
  4. doi request reprint Developing evidence-based recommendations in public health--incorporating the views of practitioners, service users and user representatives
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Health Expect 11:3-15. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Assessing levels of contaminants in breast milk: methodological issues and a framework for future research
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:72-86. 2008
    ..Similar work on contaminants in formula as fed to babies is needed to inform risk assessment methods...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking research in breast-feeding: a critique of the evidence base identified in a systematic review of interventions to promote and support breast-feeding
    M J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:726-32. 2007
    ..To appraise critically the relevance and value of the evidence base to promote and support the duration of breast-feeding, with a specific focus on disadvantaged groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Developing practice in breastfeeding
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:245-61. 2006
    ..This question needs to be addressed if public health guidance is to be of sustained benefit...
  8. ncbi request reprint Addressing the learning deficit in breastfeeding: strategies for change
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:239-44. 2006
    ..Organizational barriers could be addressed through a public health policy and evidence-based approach...
  9. ncbi request reprint Time to get serious about educating health professionals
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:193-5. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Policy and public health recommendations to promote the initiation and duration of breast-feeding in developed country settings
    Lisa Dyson
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Public Health Nutr 13:137-44. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Studying the infant feeding intentions of pregnant women experiencing material deprivation: methodology of the Looking at Infant Feeding Today (LIFT) study
    Brian McMillan
    University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:845-9. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing learning needs for breastfeeding: setting the scene
    Alison McFadden
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:196-203. 2006
    ..Other contributions which stakeholder organizations felt they could make were the provision of information resources and setting up specialist interest groups...
  13. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of education and evidence-based practice interventions with health professionals and breast feeding counsellors on duration of breast feeding
    Helen Spiby
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Midwifery 25:50-61. 2009
    ..to examine the effects of training, education and practice change interventions with health professionals and lay breast feeding educator/counsellors on duration of breast feeding...
  14. ncbi request reprint Turning policy into practice: more difficult than it seems. The case of breastfeeding education
    Mary Smale
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of York, Department of Health Sciences, Heslington, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:103-13. 2006
    ..Voluntary breastfeeding supporters felt well-prepared. The results call into question the potential for health services to respond to policy recommendations that support increased rates of breastfeeding...
  15. doi request reprint Factors influencing the infant feeding decision for socioeconomically deprived pregnant teenagers: the moral dimension
    Lisa Dyson
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Birth 37:141-9. 2010
    ..This study examined the psychosocial factors influencing infant feeding intention among pregnant teenagers expecting their first baby and living in deprived urban areas in England...
  16. ncbi request reprint Being a 'good mother': managing breastfeeding and merging identities
    Joyce L Marshall
    University of York York, Health Sciences Area 4, Seebolm Rowntree Building, Heslington, North Yorkshire, YO 10 5DD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 65:2147-59. 2007
    ..The implications for policy and practice are discussed...
  17. doi request reprint Support for healthy breastfeeding mothers with healthy term babies
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD001141. 2012
    ..However, breastfeeding rates in many countries currently do not reflect this recommendation...
  18. doi request reprint Economic evaluation of enhanced staff contact for the promotion of breastfeeding for low birth weight infants
    Stephen J C Rice
    Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, Heslington, York, United Kingdom
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 26:133-40. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of enhanced staff contact for mothers with infants in a neonatal unit with a birth weight of 500-2,500 g from the perspective of the UK National Health Service...
  19. doi request reprint Mapping breastfeeding services: a method to inform effective implementation and evaluation of evidence-based policy in practice
    Lisa Dyson
    Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK Centre for Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK Child and Maternal Health Observatory ChiMat, Innovation Centre, York Science Park, Heslington, York, UK Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of York, York, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 10:253-66. 2014
    ..Formal evaluation of the utility of the tools is recommended. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Conducting international research in midwifery: a workshop held at the ICM Congress, Vienna, April 2002
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Midwifery Womens Health 48:346-9. 2003
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Does cultural context make a difference to women's experiences of maternity care? A qualitative study comparing the perspectives of breast-feeding women of Bangladeshi origin and health practitioners
    Alison McFadden
    Research Fellow, Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, YorkProfessor of Mother and Infant Health, Director of Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, YorkProfessor, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Health Expect 16:e124-35. 2013
    ..Problems include simplistic understandings of ethnicity and the role of culture in women's lives, and stereotypes held by health practitioners...
  22. doi request reprint Breastfeeding promotion for infants in neonatal units: a systematic review and economic analysis
    M J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK
    Health Technol Assess 13:1-146, iii-iv. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions that promote or inhibit breastfeeding or feeding with breastmilk for infants admitted to neonatal units, and to identify an agenda for future research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessing the risks of pesticide residues to consumers: recent and future developments
    C A Harris
    Pesticides Safety Directorate, York, UK
    Food Addit Contam 18:1124-9. 2001
    ..This paper examines the recent developments in risk assessment and consumer perception of the risks of pesticide residues, and speculates where the future developments in these areas may lie...
  24. ncbi request reprint A review of the literature on women's views on their maternity care in the community in the UK
    T Dowswell
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Leeds, 22 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    Midwifery 17:194-202. 2001
    ..More information is needed on the care process. There is a need for research studies to examine consumer views where different groups of women experience different care processes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Conducting international research in midwifery: a workshop held at the ICM Congress, Vienna, April 2002
    Mary J Renfrew
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Leeds, UK
    Midwifery 19:170-3. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A review of the literature on the midwife and community-based maternity care
    T Dowswell
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Leeds, 22, Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    Midwifery 17:93-101. 2001
    ..There is a need for controlled studies to compare outcomes for different patterns of care and for well-designed observational studies to provide information on the care process...
  27. ncbi request reprint Continuity of carer: what matters to women? A review of the evidence
    J M Green
    Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Leeds, 22 Hyde Terrace, Leeds LS2 9LN, UK
    Midwifery 16:186-96. 2000
    ..To consider how 'continuity of carer' has been defined in the literature and to review the literature on what aspects of continuity matter to women...
  28. doi request reprint Countdown to 2015 for maternal, newborn, and child survival
    Felicity Savage
    Lancet 372:369. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Support for breastfeeding mothers: a systematic review
    Jim Sikorski
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, GKT School of Medicine, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:407-17. 2003
    ..Evidence supports the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding as central to the management of diarrhoeal illness in partially breast-fed infants...
  30. ncbi request reprint 'Informal' learning to support breastfeeding: local problems and opportunities
    Stephen Abbott
    Public Health and Primary Care Unit, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University Institute of Health Sciences, 20, Bartholomew Close, London, UK
    Matern Child Nutr 2:232-8. 2006
    ..Local opportunities were over-dependent on individual champions working in relative isolation, and support is needed from local health economies for the facilitation of coordination and networking...
  31. ncbi request reprint National collaborating centres for maternal and child nutrition
    Mary J Renfrew
    Matern Child Nutr 1:119-20. 2005
  32. doi request reprint Achieving the best from care in early labour
    Helen Spiby
    BMJ 337:a1165. 2008
  33. ncbi request reprint A systematic approach for midwifery students: how to consider evidence-based research findings
    Mona T Lydon-Rochelle
    Department of Family and Child Nursing School, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seatle, WA 98195 7262, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 48:273-7. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Symbols of fertility?
    Kirsteen L Macleod
    Fertil Steril 81:481-2; author reply 482. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomised trial on the effect of position in the passive second stage of labour on birth outcome in nulliparous women using epidural analgesia
    Soo Downe
    Research in Childbearing and Health ReaCH Group, Midwifery Studies Research Unit, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, UK
    Midwifery 20:157-68. 2004
    ..To determine whether the rate of instrumental birth in nulliparous women using epidural analgesia is affected by maternal position in the passive second stage of labour...