Selection of Published Irish Pregnancy Loss Research

Agwu Kalu, F., Coughlan, B. and Larkin, P. (2018) ‘A mixed methods sequential explanatory study of the psychosocial factors that impact on midwives’ confidence to provide bereavement support to parents who have experienced a perinatal loss’, Midwifery, 64, pp. 69-76.

Barry, M., Quinn, C., Bradshaw, C., Noonan, M., Brett, M., Atkinson, S. and New, C. (2017) ‘Exploring perinatal death with midwifery students’ using a collaborative art project’, Nurse Education Today, 48, pp. 1-6.

Cullen, S., Coughlan, B., McMahon, A., Casey, B., Power, S. and Brosnan, M. (2018) ‘Parents’ experiences of clinical care during second trimester miscarriage’, British Journal of Midwifery, 26(5), pp. 309-315.e

Cullen, S., Mooney, E., Casey, B. and Downey, P. (2018). “An audit of healthcare professionals’ knowledge regarding perinatal autopsy”. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 188, pp 583-585.

Cullen, S. (2020). “Implementing Schwartz Rounds in an Irish maternity hospital.” Irish Journal of Medical Science.

Cussen, L., Hartigan,L. and O’Donoghue, K (2018) ‘Patients’ perception of privacy and confidentiality in the emergency room of a busy obstetric unit’ BMC Health Services Research Dec 18;18(1):978.

Doherty, J., Coughlan, B., Casey, B., Lloyd, B., Sheehy, L., Brosnan, M., Barry, T., McMahon, A. and Cullen, S. (2018) ‘Student midwives’ education needs and their experience of attending a bereavement education workshop’, British Journal of Midwifery, 26(8), pp. 523-531.

Doherty, J., Cullen, S., Casey, B., Lloyd, B., Sheehy, L., Brosnan, M., Barry, T., McMahon, A. and Coughlan, B. (2018) ‘Bereavement care education and training in clinical practice: Supporting the development of confidence in student midwives’, Midwifery, 66, pp. 1-9.

Doherty,J. , Cullen, S., Casey, B., Lloyd, B., Sheehy, L., Brosnan,M. , Barry, T., McMahon, A., & Coughlan, B. (2018).  Bereavement care education and training in clinical practice: Supporting the development of confidence in student midwives. Midwifery 66 (2018) pp 1–9.

Escanuela- Sanchez, T. and O’Donoghue, K. (2020). “Stillbirth and risk factors: an evaluation of Irish and UK websites Stillbirth and risk factors: an evaluation of Irish and UK websites. “Journal of Communications In Healthcare.

Escanuela- Sanchez, T., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2020). “Modifiable risk factors for stillbirth: a literature review.” Midwifery, 79.

Flenady,V., Ellwood,D, Bradford, B., Coory, M., Middleton, P., Gardener, G., Radestad, I., Homer, C., Davies-Tuck, M., Forster,D., Gordon,A., Groom, K., Crowther, C., Walker,S., Foord, C., Warland, J.,Murphy,M.,Said,J.,Boyle,F.,O’Donoghue,K.,Cronin,R.,Sexton,J.,Weller, M., McCowan,L. (2019).”Beyond the headlines: Fetal movement awareness is an important stillbirth prevention strategy.” Women and Birth, Vol 32,(1),pp 1-2.

Flenady,V., McCowan,L., Said,J., Bradford,B., Murphy,M., O’Donoghue,K. et al. (2018)
‘Beyond the headlines: Fetal movement awareness is an important stillbirth prevention strategy’
Women Birth. Dec 15. pii: S1871-5192(18)31666-4.

Geisler,M., Meaney,S., McCarthy,E., O’Donoghue, K. and Waterstone, J. (2017)
‘Under disclosure of oocyte recipient pregnancies to obstetric care providers and perinatal outcomes’ Irish Medical Journal ; 110 (10): 654-5

Hayes-Ryan, D., McNamara, K., Russell, N., Kenny, N. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017)
‘Maternity Ultrasound in the Republic of Ireland 2016; A Review’ Irish Medical Journal; 110 (7): 598.
Hayes Ryan, D., McCarthy, F., O’Donoghue, K. and Kenny, L.C. (2018)
‘Placental Growth Factor: A review of literature and future applications’
Pregnancy Hypertension Mar 10 (17), pp.30476-2.

Helps, A., O’Donoghue, K., Greene, R. and Leitao, S. (2020).  Perinatal mortality audits and reviews: Past, present and the way forward. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 250 (2020) pp24–30.

Helps, A., O’Donoghue, K., O’Byrne ,L., Greene, R. and Leitao, S.  (2020). “Impact of bereavement care and pregnancy loss services on families: findings and recommendations from Irish inquiry reports.” Midwifery 91 (2020).

Helps, A., O’Donoghue, K., O’Byrne ,L., Greene, R. and Leitao, S. (2020).   “Irish Inquiry Reports Relating to Perinatal Deaths and Pregnancy Loss Service. “Irish  Medical  Journal; Vol 113(2) pp21.

Hennessy M, Dennehy R, Meaney S et al. A protocol for a systematic review of clinical practice guidelines for recurrent miscarriage [version 3; peer review: 2 approved, 2 approved with reservations]. HRB Open Res 2020, 3:12.

Ismail, K.I., Hannigan, A., O’Donoghue,K. and Cotter, A. (2017)
‘Abnormal placental cord insertion and adverse pregnancy outcomes: Results from a prospective cohort study’ American Journal of Perinatology; Sep; 34 (11): 1152-1159.

Ismail, K.I., Hannigan, A., Kelehan,P.,O’Donoghue, K. and Cotter, A. (2017)
‘Abnormal placental cord insertion and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis’ Systematic Reviews Dec 6;6(1):242.

Ismail, K.I., Hannigan, A., Kelehan, P., Fitzgerald, B., O’Donoghue, K. and Cotter A. (2019)
‘Small for gestational age infants and the association with placental and umbilical cord morphometry: a digital imaging study’ J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. Feb 27, pp.1-8.

Kelly, K., Meaney ,S., Leitao, S. & O’Donoghue, K. (2020).  “Review of stillbirth definitions: A rationale for change.” European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 256 (2021)pp 235–245.

Levine, T.A., Grunau,R.E., Segurado,R., Daly, S., Geary, M.P., Kennelly, M.M., O’Donoghue, K., Hunter, A., Morrison, J.J., Burke, G., Dicker, P., Tully, E.C., Malone,F.D., Alderdice, F.A. and McAuliffe, F.M. (2017) ‘Pregnancy-Specific Stress, Fetoplacental Hemodynamics, and Neonatal Outcomes in Women with Small for Gestational Age Pregnancies’
BMJ Open ; Jun 21; 7 (6), e015326.

Marchocki,Z., Collins,K., O’ Reilly,P. and O’Donoghue, K. (2018)
‘Amniotic fluid C-reactive protein (HS-CRP) as a predictor of infection in caesarean section: a feasibility study’ Scientific Reports 8 (1): 6372.

McCarthy, C.M., Rochford, M., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2018)
‘The Pregnancy Experience: a mixed methods analysis of women’s understanding of the antenatal journey’ Ir J Med Sci. Jul 23.

McCarthy C.M., McCarthy, M and O’Donoghue, K. (2018)
‘Recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in pregnancy: a case report and literature review’
Obstetric Medicine; ePub 20 Jul.

Mc Carthy, C., Meaney, S., Rice, R. & O’Donoghue, K. (2020). “The general populations’ understanding of first trimester miscarriage: a cross sectional survey.” European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. Vol. 254; pp 200-205.

Mc Govern, R. ,Pentony,M.,Dempsey,L.,Gaffney,P.& Finan, A. (2019). “Parental Support Experience Following Late Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Neonatal Loss at a Regional Hospital.”  Irish Medical Journal; Vol 112; No. 6; P958.

McMahon, D. L., Twomey, M., O’Reilly, M. and Devins, M. (2018) ‘Referrals to a perinatal specialist palliative care consult service in Ireland, 2012–2015’, Archives of Disease in Childhood – Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 103(6), pp. F573-F576.

McNamara, K., Meaney, S., O’Connell, O., McCarthy, M., Greene, R. A. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017) ‘Healthcare professionals’ response to intrapartum death: a cross-sectional study’, Arch Gynecol Obstet, 295(4), pp. 845-852.

McNamara, K., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2018) ‘Intrapartum fetal death and doctors: a qualitative exploration’, Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 97(7), pp. 890-898.

McNamara,K., Corcoran, P., O’Donoghue, K. and Greene, R.A. (2018)
‘Intrapartum Fetal Deaths and Unexpected Neonatal Deaths in the Republic of Ireland: 2011 – 2014; a descriptive study’ BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Jan 4;18(1):9.

Meaney, S., Corcoran, P. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017) ‘Death of One Twin during the Perinatal Period: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis’, J Palliat Med, 20(3), pp. 290-293.

Meaney, S., Corcoran, P., Spillane, N. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017) ‘Experience of miscarriage: an interpretative phenomenological analysis’, BMJ Open, 7(3), pp. e011382.

Meaney, S., Everard, C. M., Gallagher, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017) ‘Parents’ concerns about future pregnancy after stillbirth: a qualitative study’, Health Expect, 20(4), pp. 555-562.

Meaney, S., Corcoran, P. and O’ Donoghue, K. (2017) ‘Death of one twin during the perinatal period: an interpretative phenomenological analysis’, Journal of Palliative Medicine, Mar 20 (3), pp.290-293.

Murphy, M.,Savage,E., O. Donoghue,K., O. Leary,J. & Leahy-Warren, P. (2020).” Trying to conceive: An interpretive phenomenological analysis of couples’ experiences of pregnancy after stillbirth.” Women and Birth, 1213.

Mone, F., McAuliffe, F. M. and Lynch, S. A. (2018) ‘A perinatal approach to genetic disorders in Irish Travellers: A review’, European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 228, pp. 43-47.

Neville,G., O’Donoghue, K., Russell, N. and Fitzgerald, B. ‘Rounded Intraplacental Hematoma – a high risk placental lesion as illustrated by a prospective study of 26 consecutive cases’, Placenta 2019; Feb 23 [ePub]Nuzum, D., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017)
‘Communication skills in obstetrics: what can we learn from bereaved parents?’ Irish Medical Journal; 110 (2): 512.

Norman,J.,Heazell,A.,Rodriguez,A., Weir,C., Stock,S., Calderwood,C., Cunningham, S.,  Burley, J., Frøen,F., Geary,M., Breathnach,F.,Hunter, A., McAuliffe, F., Higgins,M.,  Murdoch, E., Ross-Davie, M., Scott, J. and Whyte, S. (2019).” Awareness of Fetal Movements and Care Package to Reduce Fetal Mortality (AFFIRM): A Stepped Wedge, Cluster-Randomised Trial”.Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: April 2019 – Vol74 (4) pp 191-193.

Nuzum,D., Meaney,S. & O’Donoghue, K. (2017).“Communication skills in obstetrics: what can we learn from bereaved parents?” Irish Medical Journal 2017; 110 (2): 512.

Nuzum, D., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017)
‘The spiritual and theological challenges of stillbirth for bereaved parents’
Journal of Religion and Health; June 56 (3); pp. 1081-95

Nuzum, D., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017) ‘The Spiritual and Theological Challenges of Stillbirth for Bereaved Parents’, Journal of Religion and Health, 56(3), pp. 1081-1095.

Nuzum, D., Meaney, S., O’Donoghue, K. and Jackson, M. (2017) ‘Stillbirth and Suffering in Ireland: A Theological Reflection from Healthcare Chaplaincy’, Practical Theology, 10(2), pp. 187-200.

Nuzum, D., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2018) ‘The impact of stillbirth on bereaved parents: A qualitative study’, PloS one, 13(1), pp. e0191635.

Nuzum, D., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2018) ‘The public awareness of stillbirth: an Irish population study’, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 125(2), pp. 246-252.

O’Brien, D., Casey, M. and Butler, M. M. (2018) ‘Women’s experiences of exercising informed choices as expressed through their sense of self and relationships with others in Ireland: A participatory action research study’, Midwifery, 65, pp. 58-66.

O’Brien, D., Casey, M. and Butler, M. M. (2018) ‘Women’s experiences of exercising informed choicesas expressed through their sense of self and relationships with others in Ireland: A participatoryaction research study’,Midwifery,65, pp. 58-66.

O’Connell, O., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2019) ‘Anencephaly; the maternal experience of continuing with the pregnancy. Incompatible with life but not with love’, Midwifery, 71, pp. 12-18.

Power, S., Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2018) ‘An assessment of the general public’s knowledge of fatal fetal anomalies’, Prenatal Diagnosis, 38(11), pp. 883-890.

Power,S., O’Donoghue, K. & Meaney , S. (2018). “Critical discourse analysis on the influence of media commentary on fatal fetal abnormality in Ireland.” Society for Social Medicine Annual Conferen

Power, S. Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2020) ‘The incidence of fatal fetal anomalies associated with perinatal mortality in Ireland’. Prenatal Diagnosis, 40(5), pp. 549-556.

Power, S. O’Donoghue, K. and Meaney, S. (2020) ‘Education priorities for voluntary organisations supporting parents experiencing perinatal loss: a Delphi survey, International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 26(4), pp. 156-166.

Power, S. Meaney, S. and O’Donoghue, K. (2020) ‘Fetal Medicine Specialists’ experiences of providing a new service of termination of pregnancy for fatal fetal anomaly: A qualitative study’, BJOG.

Rice, R., Nuzum, D., O’Connell, O. and O’Donoghue, K. (2019) ‘Parents and clinicians: partners in perinatal bereavement research -experiences from the International Stillbirth Alliance Conference 2017’, Research involvement and engagement, 5(1), pp. 4.

San Lazaro Campillo ,I., Meaney, S. & K O’Donoghue, P Corcoran (2018).Hospital admission rates and morbidity associated with blood transfusion and length of stay for ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage in the HIPE population in the Republic of Ireland (2005-2015).” Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2018 Oct 30; 231:174-179.

San Lazaro Campillo, I., Meaney, S., O’Donoghue, K. and Corocran, P. (2019). “Miscarriage hospitalisations: a national population-based study of incidence and outcomes, 2005–2016.” Reproductive Health (2019) 16:51.

San Lazaro Campillo, I., Meaney, S., Sheehan, J.  Rice, R and  K O’Donoghue (2020). “Reproductive Health Knowledge About Miscarriage: A Cross-Sectional Study of University Students.” Maternal Child Health J (2020). 

San Lazaro Campillo, I., Meaney, S., McNamara, K. and O’Donoghue, K. (2017) ‘Psychological and support interventions to reduce levels of stress, anxiety or depression on women’s subsequent pregnancy with a history of miscarriage: an empty systematic review’, BMJ Open, 7(9), pp. e017802.

San Lazaro Campillo, I., Meaney, S., Sheehan, J., Rice, R. and O’Donoghue, K. (2018) ‘University students’ awareness of causes and risk factors of miscarriage: a cross-sectional study’, BMC women’s health, 18(1), pp. 188-9.

San Lazaro Campillo, I. S., Meaney, S., O’Donoghue, K. and Corcoran, P. (2018) ‘Ectopic pregnancy hospitalisations: A national population-based study of rates, management and outcomes’, European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 231, pp. 174-179.

San Lazaro Campillo, I., Meaney, S., Corcoran, P., Spillane, N. and O’Donoghue, K. (2019) ‘Risk factors for miscarriage among women attending an early pregnancy assessment unit (EPAU): a prospective cohort study’, Irish journal of medical science.

Shakespeare, Clare; Merriel, Abi; Bakhbakhi, Danya; Blencowe, Hannah; Boyle, Frances M.; Flenady, Vicki; Gold, Katherine; Horey, Dell; Lynch, Mary; Mills, Tracey A.; Murphy, Margaret M.; Storey, Claire; Toolan, Miriam; Siassakos, Dimitrios; (2020). “The RESPECT Study for consensus on global bereavement care after stillbirth.”  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 149(2); pp137-147.

Spillane, N., Meaney, S. and O’ Donoghue, K. (2018) ‘Irish women’s experience of Ectopic pregnancy’, Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, 16, pp. 154-159.