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Anita Hughes

Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences


Expertise Summary


  • Statistics and Psychology Teacher

Teaching Summary

Tutor of

  • Statistics
  • Psychology

Recent Publications

  • PILCHER, H and HUGHES, A, 2014. Parents’ perceptions of antenatal groups in supporting them through the transition to parenthood. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. 24(1), 45-51
  • HUGHES ANITA J, 2012. Breastfeeding. In: MARTIN COLIN R, ed., Perinatal Mental Health. A clinical guide m&k publishing. 459-472
  • HUGHES AJ and FRASER DM, 2011. 'sink or swim': the experience of newly qualified midwives in england. Midwifery. 27(3), 382-6
  • HUGHES ANITA J and FRASER DIANE M, 2011. Preceptorship for newly qualified midwives in the UK: Myth or reality? In: International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) - Durban.
  • FRASER, DIANE M and HUGHES, ANITA J, 2009. Perceptions of motherhood: The effect of experience and knowledge on midwifery students. Midwifery. 25(3), 307-16
  • HUGHES, A.J. and FRASER, D.M, 2008. Does being a parent influence how a student midwife perceives childbearing and motherhood? Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 26(3), 259 (In Press.)
  • WATTS, K, HUGHES. A J and CULLEN, L, 2007. Infant Feeding Survey: Women's experience of hospital care: Women's experience of hospital care In: Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood: Bio-Cultural Perspectives Conference. (In Press.)
  • WATTS,K., HUGHES,A. and CULLEN,L, 2005. Infant Feeding: Why Still the Conflict? In: International Confederation of Midwives Conference.
  • MUNRO,J., WATTS,K., HUGHES,A. and SOLTANI,H., 2005. Exploring women's experiences of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) in labour. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 23(3), 282
  • HUGHES,A., WATTS,K. and CULLEN,L, 2004. The initiation of infant feeding in two large maternity units in the east midlands. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 22(3), 241
  • MUNRO,J., HUGHES,A., LAYAH,N., SOLTANI,H. and WATTS,K, 2004. Can women relate to the midwifery behind the machines? An exploration of women's experiences of electronic fetal monitoring: cross-sectional survey in three hospitals In: Normal Birth Conference.

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