Publications arising from the grant-funded research:

Shawn Walker, Emma Spillane, Kate Stringer et al. The OptiBreech Care Pathway: evaluating the feasibility and acceptability of team care for women seeking to plan a vaginal breech birth (OptiBreech 1) – a mixed methods implementation feasibility study, 27 October 2022, PREPRINT (Version 1) available at Research Square []

Dasgupta, T, Hunter, S, Reid, S, et al. Breech specialist midwives and clinics in the OptiBreech Trial feasibility study: An implementation process evaluationBirth. 2022; 00: 1- 10. doi: 10.1111/birt.12685 – The full study exploring the acceptability of proficient breech team care for women. Be sure to read the supplementary file containing quotes from women who participated in the research.

Walker, S., Dasgupta, T., Hunter, S., Reid, S., Shennan, A., Sandall, J., Davies, S., 2022. Preparing for the OptiBreech Trial: a mixed methods implementation and feasibility study. BJOG An Int. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 129, 70. – Poster presentation at RCOG World Congress 2022, presenting our results through 2021; one of the top-scoring posters chosen for Hot Topics.

Walker, S., Dasgupta, T., Halliday, A., & Reitter, A. (2021). Development of a core outcome set for effectiveness studies of breech birth at term (Breech-COS): a systematic review on variations in outcome reporting. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.

Additional publications:

Spillane, E., Walker, S., McCourt, C., 2022. Optimal time intervals for vaginal breech births: a case-control study. NIHR Open Res. 2022 245 2, 45. – Research by our lead investigator at Kingston Hospital.

Timmons, P., Wallis, V., Walker, S. and Alleemudder, D. (2022), Management of term breech presentation. Obstet Gynecol. Accepted Author Manuscript. – An update article for professionals.

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