Peer Reviewed

 

 

Chapters in Books

  • Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘Working with the media : the power, the pitfalls and the possibilities’, Midwifwery, Childbirth and the Media, Springer 9783319635125.
  • Dahlen, H., Schmied, V. and Tracy, S. (2016), ‘Bringing it all together : an application of the research process’, Navigating the Maze of Research: Enhancing Nursing and Midwifery Practice, Elsevier 9780729542135.
  • Schmied, V., Burns, E. and Dahlen, H. (2015), ‘A mirror on practice : using ethnography to identify and facilitate best practice in maternity and child health care’, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health, Taylor and Francis 9781138792203.
  • Dahlen, H. and Gutteridge, K. (2015), ‘Stop the fear and embrace birth’, The Roar Behind the Silence: Why Kindness, Compassion and Respect Matter in Maternity Care, Pinter & Martin 9781780661803.
  • Dahlen, H., Schmied, V. and Tracy, S. (2011), ‘Bringing it all together: an application of the research process to the field of practice’, Navigating the Maze of Research. Enhancing Nursing and Midwifery Practice, Elsevier 9780729540902.
  • Leap, N., Dahlen, H., Brodie, P., Tracy, S. and Thorpe, J. (2010), ‘Relationships – the glue that holds it all together’, Sustainability, Midwifery and Birth, Routledge 9780415563338.
  • Dahlen H. (2010). Perineal care and repair. In S. Pairman, S. Tracy & C. Thoroughgood (Eds.), Midwifery Preparation for Practice 2e (pp. 543-563). Sydney: Churchill Livingstone ELSEVIER. In Pairman S, Tracy S & Thoroughgood C (Eds.), Midwifery Preparation for Practice (Vol. 2). Sydney: Elsevier Australia
  • Dahlen H. (2014). Perineal care and repair. In Pairman S, Tracy S & Thoroughgood C (Eds.), Midwifery Preparation for Practice (Vol. In Press). Sydney: Elsevier Australia.
  • Skinner J, & Dahlen H. (2014). Risk, Fear and Safety. In Pairman S, Tracy S & Thoroughgood C (Eds.), Midwifery Preparation for Practice (Vol. In Press). Sydney Elsevier Australia.
  • Miller S, & Dahlen HG. (2014). Working in Collaboration In Pairman S, Tracy S & Thoroughgood C (Eds.), Midwifery Preparation for Practice (Vol. In press). Sydney: Elsevier Australia
  • Donnolley N, & Dahlen H. (2014). Grief and loss during childbearing — the crying times. In Pairman S, Tracy S & Thoroughgood C (Eds.), Midwifery Preparation and Practice (Vol. In Press). Sydney: Elsevier Australia
  • Schmied, V., Burns, E., Dahlen, H.G. (2015). Exploring resistance of health professionals to the implementation of evidence based policies and best practice guidelines: insights from ethnographic research. In Dykes, F., Flacking, R. (Eds) Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health (In press).

Journal Articles

  • Fowler, C., Schmied, V., Dickinson, M. and Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘Working with complexity : experiences of caring for mothers seeking residential parenting services in New South Wales, Australia’, Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 26, no 3 , pp 524 – 534.
  • Stevens, J., Schmied, V., Burns, E. and Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘Video ethnography during and after caesarean sections : methodological challenges’, Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 26, no 13-14 , pp 2083 – 2092.
  • Duff, M., Dahlen, H., Burns, E., Priddis, H., Schmied, V. and George, A. (2017), ‘Designing an oral health module for the Bachelor of Midwifery program at an Australian university’, Nurse Education in Practice, vol 23 , pp 76 – 81.
  • George, A., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Dahlen, H., Reath, J., Korda, A., Ng Chok, H., Miranda, C., Villarosa, A. and Johnson, M. (2017), ‘Knowledge, attitude and practices of dentists towards oral health care during pregnancy : a cross-sectional survey in New South Wales, Australia’, Australian Dental Journal, vol 62, no 3 , pp 301 – 310.
  • Schmied, V., Black, E., Naidoo, N., Dahlen, H. and Liamputtong, P. (2017), ‘Migrant women’s experiences, meanings and ways of dealing with postnatal depression : a meta-ethnographic study’, PloS One, vol 12, no 3 .
  • Rigg, E., Schmied, V., Peters, K. and Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘Why do women choose an unregulated birth worker to birth at home in Australia : a qualitative study’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 17 .
  • Foster, J., Dawson, J., Davis, P. and Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘Routine oro/nasopharyngeal suction versus no suction at birth (Review)’, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol 2017, no 4 , pp 1 – 38.
  • Keedle, H., Schmied, V., Burns, E. and Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘[In Press] The journey from pain to power : a meta-ethnography on women’s experiences of vaginal birth after caesarean’, Women and Birth, .
  • Keedle, H., Schmied, V., Burns, E. and Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘[In Press] The design, development, and evaluation of a qualitative data collection application for pregnant women’, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, .
  • Armour, M., Dahlen, H., Zhu, X., Farquhar, C. and Smith, C. (2017), ‘The role of treatment timing and mode of stimulation in the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea with acupuncture : an exploratory randomised controlled trial’, PLoS One, vol 12, no 7 .
  • Elmir, R., Pangas, J., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2017), ‘[In Press] A meta-ethnographic synthesis of midwives’ and nurses’ experiences of adverse labour and birth events’, Journal of Clinical Nursing, .
  • Smith, C., Armour, M. and Dahlen, H. (2017), ‘Acupuncture or acupressure for induction of labour’, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, , no 10 .
  • Ormsby, S., Dahlen, H., Ee, C., Keedle, H. and Smith, C. (2017), ‘[In Press] ‘Acupuncture for antenatal depression : it’s worth giving it a go’ : a qualitative study’, Women and Birth, .
  • Jirojwong, S., Brownhill, S., Dahlen, H., Johnson, M. and Schmied, V. (2017), ‘Going up, going down : the experience, control and management of gestational diabetes mellitus among Southeast Asian migrant women living in urban Australia’, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol 28, no 2 , pp 123 – 131.
  • Dahlen, H., Downe, S., Wright, M., Kennedy, H. and Taylor, J. (2016), ‘Childbirth and consequent atopic disease : emerging evidence on epigenetic effects based on the hygiene and EPIIC hypotheses’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 16, no 1 .
  • Ormsby, S., Smith, C., Dahlen, H., Hay, P. and Lind, J. (2016), ‘Evaluation of an antenatal acupuncture intervention as an adjunct therapy for antenatal depression (AcuAnteDep) : study protocol for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial’, Trials, vol 17 .
  • Maimburg, R., Vaeth, M. and Dahlen, H. (2016), ‘Women’s experience of childbirth: a five year follow-up of the randomised controlled trial “Ready for Child Trial”‘, Women and Birth, vol 29, no 5 , pp 450 – 454.
  • George, A., Lang, G., Johnson, M., Ridge, A., De Silva, A., Ajwani, S., Dahlen, H., Yeo, A., Langdon, R. and [and five others], .. (2016), ‘The evaluation of an oral health education program for midwives in Australia’, Women and Birth, vol 29, no 3 , pp 208 – 213.
  • Hussein, S., Dahlen, H., Duff, M. and Schmied, V. (2016), ‘The barriers and facilitators to evidence-based episiotomy practice in Jordan’, Women and Birth, vol 29, no 4 , pp 321 – 329.
  • Armour, M., Dahlen, H. and Smith, C. (2016), ‘More than needles : the importance of explanations and self-care advice in treating primary dysmenorrhea with acupuncture’, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 2016 .
  • Levett, K., Smith, C., Bensoussan, A. and Dahlen, H. (2016), ‘The Complementary Therapies for Labour and Birth Study : making sense of labour and birth – experiences of women, partners and midwives of a complementary medicine antenatal education course’, Midwifery, vol 40 , pp 124 – 131.
  • Stevens, J., Schmied, V., Burns, E. and Dahlen, H. (2016), ‘A juxtaposition of birth and surgery : providing skin-to-skin contact in the operating theatre and recovery’, Midwifery, vol 37 , pp 41 – 48.
  • Dahlen, H. (2016), ‘The politicisation of risk’, Midwifery, vol 38 , pp 6 – 8.
  • Levett, K., Smith, C., Bensoussan, A. and Dahlen, H. (2016), ‘Complementary therapies for labour and birth study : a randomised controlled trial of antenatal integrative medicine for pain management in labour’, BMJ Open, vol 6 .
  • Betts, D., Smith, C. and Dahlen, H. (2016), ‘Does acupuncture have a role in the treatment of threatened miscarriage? : findings from a feasibility randomised trial and semi-structured participant interviews’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 16, no 1 .
  • George, A., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Ellis, S., Yeo, A., Elcombe, E., Sadozai, A. and Johnson, M. (2016), ‘Measuring oral health during pregnancy : sensitivity and specificity of a maternal oral screening (MOS) tool’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 16 .
  • George, A., Dahlen, H., Reath, J., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Korda, A., Ng Chok, H., Miranda, C., Villarosa, A. and Johnson, M. (2016), ‘What do antenatal care providers understand and do about oral health care during pregnancy : a cross-sectional survey in New South Wales, Australia’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 16 .
  • George, A., Ajwani, S., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Bhole, S., Ellis, S. and Zheng, C. (2015), ‘Developing and testing of an oral health screening tool for midwives to assess pregnant woman’, Health Care for Women International, .
  • Johnson, M., George, A., Dahlen, H., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S. and Yeo, A. (2015), ‘The midwifery initiated oral health-dental service protocol : an intervention to improve oral health outcomes for pregnant women’, BMC Oral Health, vol 15, no 1 .
  • Dahlen, H., Priddis, H. and Thornton, C. (2015), ‘Severe perineal trauma is rising, but let us not overreact’, Midwifery, vol 31, no 1 , pp 1 – 8.
  • Rigg, E., Schmied, V., Peters, K. and Dahlen, H. (2015), ‘Not addressing the root cause : an analysis of submissions made to the South Australian Government on a Proposal to Protect Midwifery Practice ‘, Women and Birth, vol 28, no 2 , pp 121 – 128.
  • Keedle, H., Schmied, V., Burns, E. and Dahlen, H. (2015), ‘Women’s reasons for, and experiences of, choosing a homebirth following a caesarean section’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 15, no 1 .
  • Dahlen, H. (2015), ‘Being born is good for you’, The Practising Midwife, vol 18, no 4 , pp 10 – 13.
  • Dahlen, H., Barnett, B., Kohlhoff, J., Drum, M., Munoz, A. and Thornton, C. (2015), ‘Obstetric and psychosocial risk factors for Australian-born and non-Australian born women and associated pregnancy and birth outcomes : a population based cohort study’, BMC Pregnancy and Birth, vol 15, no 1 .
  • Harvey, S., Schmied, V., Nicholls, D. and Dahlen, H. (2015), ‘Hope amidst judgement : the meaning mothers accessing opioid treatment ascribe to interactions with health services in the perinatal period’, Journal of Family Studies, vol 21, no 3 , pp 282 – 304.
  • Dahlen, H. (2015), ‘Urinary incontinence : where to now?’, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 123, no 6 , pp 1030 – 1030.
  • Teate, A., Dahlen, H., Schmied, V. and Swain, J. (2015), ‘The midwives’ and women’s interaction study’, Women & Birth, vol 28, no suppl. 1 , pp 54 – 55.
  • Copeland, F., Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2014), ‘Conflicting contexts : midwives’ interpretation of childbirth through photo elicitation’, Women and Birth, .
  • Betts, D., Dahlen, H. and Smith, C. (2014), ‘A search for hope and understanding : an analysis of threatened miscarriage internet forums’, Midwifery, vol 30, no 6 , pp 650 – 656.
  • Stevens, J., Schmied, V., Burns, E. and Dahlen, H. (2014), ‘Immediate or early skin-to-skin contact after a Caesarean section : a review of the literature’, Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol 10, no 4 , pp 456 – 473.
  • Priddis, H., Schmied, V. and Dahlen, H. (2014), ‘Women’s experiences following severe perineal trauma : a qualitative study’, BMC Women’s Health, vol 14, no 1 .
  • Catling, C., Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2014), ‘The influences on women who choose publicly-funded home birth in Australia’, Midwifery, vol 30, no 7 , pp 892 – 898.
  • Levett, K., Smith, C., Dahlen, H. and Bensoussan, A. (2014), ‘Acupuncture and acupressure for pain management in labour and birth : a critical narrative review of current systematic review evidence’, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol 22, no 3 , pp 523 – 540.
  • Dahlen, H., Tracy, S., Tracy, M., Bisits, A., Brown, C. and Thornton, C. (2014), ‘Rates of obstetric intervention and associated perinatal mortality and morbidity among low-risk women giving birth in private and public hospitals in NSW (2000-2008) : a linked data population-based cohort study’, BMJ Open, vol 4, no 5 .
  • Homer, C., Thornton, C., Scarf, V., Ellwood, D., Oats, J., Foureur, M., Sibbritt, D., McLachlan, H., Forster, D. and Dahlen, H. (2014), ‘Birthplace in New South Wales, Australia : an analysis of perinatal outcomes using routinely collected data’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 14, no 206 .
  • George, A., Duff, M., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Ajwani, S. and Bhole, S. (2014), ‘Piloting of an oral health education programme and knowledge test for midwives’, Contemporary Nurse, vol 46, no 2 , pp 180 – 186.
  • Betts, D., Smith, C. and Dahlen, H. (2014), ‘”Well I’m safe because…” – acupuncturists managing conflicting treatment recommendations when treating threatened miscarriage : a mixed-methods study’, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol 20, no 11 , pp 838 – 845.
  • Priddis, H., Schmied, V., Kettle, C., Sneddon, A. and Dahlen, H. (2014), ‘”A patchwork of services” – caring for women who sustain severe perineal trauma in New South Wales – from the perspective of women and midwives’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 14, no 1 .
  • Dahlen, H. and Caplice, S. (2014), ‘What do midwives fear?’, Women and Birth, vol 27, no 4 , pp 266 – 270.
  • Dahlen, H., Downe, S., Kennedy, H. and Foureur, M. (2014), ‘Is society being reshaped on a microbiological and epigenetic level by the way women give birth?’, Midwifery, vol 30, no 12 , pp 1149 – 1151.
  • Dahlen, H. (2014), ‘Managing risk or facilitating safety?’, International Journal of Childbirth, vol 4, no 2 , pp 66 – 68.
  • Priddis, H., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2013), ‘Women’s experiences following severe perineal trauma : a meta-ethnographic synthesis’, Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol 69, no 4 , pp 748 – 759.
  • Priddis, H., Dahlen, H., Schmied, V., Sneddon, A., Kettle, C., Brown, C. and Thornton, C. (2013), ‘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’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 13, no 89 , pp 1 – 7.
  • Mills, A., Schmied, V., Taylor, C., Dahlen, H., Shuiringa, W. and Hudson, M. (2013), ‘Someone to talk to : young mothers’ experiences of participating in a young parents support programme’, Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, vol 27, no 3 , pp 551 – 559.
  • Dahlen, H., Dowling, H., Tracy, M., Schmied, V. and Tracy, S. (2013), ‘Maternal and perinatal outcomes amongst low risk women giving birth in water compared to six birth positions on land : a descriptive cross sectional study in a birth centre over 12 years’, Midwifery, vol 29, no 7 , pp 759 – 764.
  • Dahlen, H., Priddis, H., Schmied, V., Sneddon, A., Kettle, C., Brown, C. and Thornton, C. (2013), ‘Trends and risk factors for severe perineal trauma during childbirth in New South Wales between 2000 and 2008 : a population-based data study’, BMJ Open, vol 3, no 5 , pp 1 – 7.
  • Swain, J. and Dahlen, H. (2013), ‘Putting evidence into practice : a quality activity of proactive pain relief for postpartum perineal pain’, Women and Birth, vol 26, no 1 , pp 65 – 70.
  • Thornton, C., Dahlen, H., Korda, A. and Hennessy, A. (2013), ‘The incidence of preeclampsia and eclampsia and associated maternal mortality in Australia from population-linked datasets : 2000-2008’, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol 208, no 6 , pp 4761 – 4765.
  • Dahlen, H., Kennedy, H., Anderson, C., Bell, A., Clark, A., Foureur, M., Ohm, J., Shearman, A., Taylor, J., Wright, M. and Downe, S. (2013), ‘The EPIIC hypothesis : intrapartum effects on the neonatal epigenome and consequent health outcomes’, Medical Hypotheses, vol 80, no 5 , pp 656 – 662.
  • Dahlen, H., Schmied, V., Dennis, C. and Thornton, C. (2013), ‘Rates of obstetric intervention during birth and selected maternal and perinatal outcomes for low risk women born in Australia compared to those born overseas’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 13 , pp 1 – 9.
  • Mills, A., Schmied, V. and Dahlen, H. (2013), ”Get alongside us’, women’s experiences of being overweight and pregnant in Sydney, Australia’, Maternal and Child Nutrition, vol 9, no 3 , pp 309 – 321.
  • Thornton, C., Schmied, V., Dennis, C., Barnett, B. and Dahlen, H. (2013), ‘Maternal deaths in NSW (2000-2006) from nonmedical causes (suicide and trauma) in the first year following birth’, BioMed Research International, vol 2013 .
  • Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2013), ”Motherbirth or childbirth’? : a prospective analysis of vaginal birth after caesarean blogs’, Midwifery, vol 29, no 2 , pp 167 – 173.
  • Downe, S., Gyte, G., Dahlen, H. and Singata, M. (2013), ‘Routine vaginal examinations for assessing progress of labour to improve outcomes for women and babies at term (Intervention Review)’, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol 7 , pp 1 – 34.
  • Dahlen, H., Downe, S., Duff, M. and Gyte, G. (2013), ‘Vaginal examination during normal labor : routine examination or routine intervention?’, International Journal of Childbirth, vol 3, no 3 , pp 142 – 152.
  • Jackson, M., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2012), ‘Birthing outside the system : perceptions of risk amongst Australian women who have freebirths and high risk homebirths’, Midwifery, vol 28, no 5 , pp 561 – 567.
  • Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2012), ‘Web-based news reports on midwives compared with obstetricians : a prospective analysis’, Birth, vol 39, no 1 , pp 48 – 56.
  • George, A., Shamim, S., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S. and Yeo, A. (2012), ‘How do dental and prenatal care practitioners perceive dental care during pregnancy? Current evidence and implications’, Birth, vol 39, no 3 , pp 238 – 247.
  • Mills, A., Schmied, V., Taylor, C., Dahlen, H., Schuiringa, W. and Hudson, M. (2012), ‘Connecting, learning, leaving : supporting young parents in the community’, Health and Social Care in the Community, vol 20, no 6 , pp 663 – 672.
  • Harvey, S., Schmied, V., Nicholls, D. and Dahlen, H. (2012), ‘Key components of a service model providing early childhood support for women attending opioid treatment clinics : an Australian state health service review’, Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 21, no 17-18 , pp 2528 – 2537.
  • Betts, D., Smith, C. and Dahlen, H. (2012), ‘Acupuncture as a therapeutic treatment option for threatened miscarriage’, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 12 .
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Duff, M., Ajwani, S., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S. and Bhole, S. (2012), ‘Development of an online education program for midwives in Australia to improve perinatal oral health’, The Journal of Perinatal Education, vol 21, no 2 , pp 112 – 122.
  • Taylor, C., Mills, A., Schmied, V., Dahlen, H., Shuiringa, W. and Hudson, M. (2012), ‘What works to engage young parents into services? Findings from an appreciative inquiry workshop’, Contemporary Nurse, vol 42, no 2 , pp 258 – 271.
  • Dahlen, H. (2012), ‘Homebirth : ten tips for safety and survival’, British Journal of Midwifery, vol 20, no 12 , pp 872 – 876.
  • Downe, S., Gyte, G., Dahlen, H. and Singata, M. (2012), ‘Routine vaginal examinations for assessing progress of labour to improve outcomes for women and babies at term (Protocol)’, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (Online), vol 9, no CD010088 , pp 1 – 17.
  • Dahlen, H., Tracy, S., Tracy, M., Bisits, A., Brown, C. and Thornton, C. (2012), ‘Rates of obstetric intervention among low-risk women giving birth in private and public hospitals in NSW : a population-based descriptive study’, BMJ Open, vol 2, no 5 , pp 1 – 8.
  • Pierce, H., Homer, C., Dahlen, H. and King, J. (2012), ‘Pregnancy-related lumbopelvic pain : listening to Australian women’, Nursing Research and Practice, vol 2012, no 387428 , pp 1 – 10.
  • Schmied, V., Olley, H., Burns, E., Duff, M., Dennis, C. and Dahlen, H. (2012), ‘Contradictions and conflict : a meta-ethnographic study of migrant women’s experiences of breastfeeding in a new country’, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol 12, no 163 , pp 1 – 15.
  • Hussein, S., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2012), ‘What makes episiotomy rates change? : a systematic review of the literature’, International Journal of Childbirth, vol 2, no 1 , pp 29 – 39.
  • Priddis, H., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2012), ‘What are the facilitators, inhibitors, and implications of birth positioning? : a review of the literature’, Women and Birth, vol 25, no 3 , pp 100 – 106.
  • Dahlen, H., Jackson, M. and Stevens, J. (2011), ‘Homebirth, freebirth and doulas: Casualty and consequences of a broken maternity system’, Women and Birth, vol 24, no 1 , pp 47 – 50.
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A. and Ellis, S. (2011), ‘New role for midwives promoting dental health’, Australian Nursing Journal, vol 18, no 1 , pp 37 – 37.
  • Stevens, J., Dahlen, H., Peters, K. and Jackson, D. (2011), ‘Midwives’ and doulas’ perspectives of the role of the doula in Australia: A qualitative study’, Midwifery, vol 27, no 4 , pp 509 – 516.
  • Catling-Paull, C., Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2011), ‘Multiparous women’s confidence to have a publicly-funded homebirth: A qualitative study’, Women and Birth, vol 24, no 3 , pp 122 – 128.
  • Do, C., Smith, C., Dahlen, H., Bisits, A. and Schmied, V. (2011), ‘Moxibustion for cephalic version: A feasibility randomised controlled trial’, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 11 , pp 1 – 9.
  • Dahlen, H., Homer, C., Leap, N. and Tracy, S. (2011), ‘From social to surgical: Historical perspectives on perineal care during labour and birth’, Women and Birth, vol 24, no 3 , pp 105 – 111.
  • Dahlen, H. (2011), ‘Home birth : a story of “infinite love and enormous rejection”‘, International Journal of Childbirth, vol 1, no 4 , pp 254 – 262.
  • Schmied, V., Duff, M., Dahlen, H., Mills, A. and Kolt, G. (2011), ”Not waving but drowning’: A study of the experiences and concerns of midwives and other health professionals caring for obese childbearing women’, Midwifery, vol 27, no 4 , pp 424 – 430.
  • Laws, P., Lim, C., Tracy, S., Dahlen, H. and Sullivan, E. (2011), ‘Changes to booking, transfer criteria and procedures in birth centres in Australia from 1997-2007: A national survey’, Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 20, no 19-20 , pp 2812 – 2821.
  • Dahlen, H., Jackson, M., Schmied, V., Tracy, S. and Priddis, H. (2011), ‘Birth centres and the national maternity services review : response to consumer demand or compromise?’, Women and Birth, vol 24, no 4 , pp 165 – 172.
  • Dahlen, H., Schmied, V., Tracy, S., Jackson, M., Cummings, J. and Priddis, H. (2011), ‘Home birth and the National Australian Maternity Services Review : too hot to handle?’, Women and Birth, vol 24, no 4 , pp 148 – 155.
  • Priddis, H., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2011), ‘Juggling instinct and fear : an ethnographic study of facilitators and inhibitors of physiological birth positioning in two different birth settings’, International Journal of Childbirth, vol 1, no 4 , pp 227 – 241.
  • Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2010), ‘Infant feeding in the first 12 weeks following birth : a comparison of patterns seen in Asian and non-Asia women in Australia’, Women and Birth, vol 23, no 1 , pp 22 – 28.
  • Dahlen, H., Barclay, M. and Homer, C. (2010), ‘The novice birthing : theorising first-time mothers’ experiences of birth at home and in hospital in Australia’, Midwifery, vol 26, no 1 , pp 53 – 63.
  • Dahlen, H. (2010), ‘Undone by fear? : deluded by trust?’, Midwifery, vol 26, no 2 , pp 156 – 162.
  • Dahlen, H., Barclay, L. and Homer, C. (2010), ‘Reacting to the unknown : experiencing the first birth at home or in hospital in Australia’, Midwifery, vol 26, no 4 , pp 415 – 423.
  • Cioffi, J., Schmied, V., Dahlen, H., Mills, A., Thornton, C., Duff, M., Cummings, J. and Kolt, G. (2010), ‘Physical activity in pregnancy : women’s perceptions, practices, and influencing factors’, Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, vol 55, no 5 , pp 455 – 461.
  • Dahlen, H., Barclay, L. and Homer, C. (2010), ‘Processing the first birth : journeying into ‘motherland”, Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 19, no 13-14 , pp 1977 – 1985.
  • Smith, C. and Dahlen, H. (2009), ‘Caring for the pregnant woman and her baby in a changing maternity service environment : the role of acupuncture’, Acupuncture in Medicine, vol 27, no 3 , pp 123 – 125.
  • Dahlen, H. (2009), ‘The relationship between maternal birth positions and perineal outcomes in women giving birth in a birth centre over 12 years’, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, , pp 82 – 82.
  • Dahlen, H., Homer, C., Cooke, M., Upton, A., Nunn, R. and Brodrick, B. (2009), ”Soothing the ring of fire’: Australian women’s and midwives’ experiences of using perineal warm packs in the second stage of labour. Midwifery’, Midwifery, vol 25, no 2 , pp 39 – 48.
  • Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2008), ‘Perineal trauma and postpartum perineal morbidity in Asian and non-Asian primiparous women giving birth in Australia’, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, vol 37, no 4 , pp 455 – 463.
  • Dahlen, H. and Homer, C. (2008), ‘What are the views of midwives in relation to perineal repair?’, Women and Birth, vol 21, no 1 , pp 27 – 35.
  • Dahlen, H., Barcley, L. and Homer, C. (2008), ‘Preparing for the first birth : mothers’ experiences at home and in hospital in Australia’, Journal of Perinatal Education, vol 17, no 4 , pp 21 – 32.
  • Dahlen, H., Ryan, M., Homer, C. and Cooke, M. (2007), ‘An Australian prospective cohort study of risk factors for severe perineal trauma during childbirth’, Midwifery, vol 23, no 2 , pp 196 – 203.
  • Homer, C. and Dahlen, H. (2007), ‘Obstetric-induced incontinence: A black hole of preventable morbidity? An ‘alternative’ opinion’, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 47, no 2 , pp 86 – 90.
  • Dahlen, H., Homer, C., Cooke, M., Upton, A., Nunn, R. and Brodrick, B. (2007), ‘Perineal outcomes and maternal comfort related to the application of perineal warm packs in the second stage of labor: A randomized controlled trial’, Birth, vol 34, no 4 , pp 282 – 290.
  • Tracy, S., Dahlen, H., Caplice, S., Laws, P., Wang, Y., Tracy, M. and Sullivan, E. (2007), ‘Birth centers in Australia: A national population-based study of perinatal mortality associated with giving birth in a birth center’, Birth, vol 34, no 3 , pp 194 – 201.
  • Tracy, S., Sullivan, E., Dahlen, H., Black, D., Wang, Y. and Tracy, M. (2006), ‘Does size matter? A population-based study of birth in lower volume maternity hospitals for low risk women’, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 113, no 1 , pp 86 – 96.
  • Dahlen, H. (2006), ‘Midwifery: “At the edge of history”‘, Women and Birth, vol 19, no 1 , pp 3 – 10.

Conference Papers

  • Betts, D., Smith, C. and Dahlen, H. (2012), ‘Exploring health professionals perception of best practice for women presenting with Threatened Miscarriage’, FAOPS & PSANZ, Sydney.
  • Betts, D., Smith, C. and Dahlen, H. (2012), ‘Current practice amongst acupuncturists treating threatened miscarriage in Australia and New Zealand’, International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Portland, Oregon.
  • Do, C., Smith, C., Dahlen, H. and Schmied, V. (2011), ‘Moxibustion for cephalic version: a feasibility study’, 15th Annual Congress of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, Hobart.
  • Schmied, V., Cioffi, J., Dahlen, H., Kolt, G., Duff, M. and Thornton, C. (2008), ‘Caring for obese women: Midwives experiences and concerns’, Proceedings of the Women’s Hospitals Australasia Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Forewords

  • Dahlen, H.G. (2016) Foreword in Supporting Women for Labour and Birth: A thoughtful guide. Nicky Leap and Billie Hunter

 

Peer Reviewed Publications 2014 and earlier

2014

  • Dahlen, H.G. (In press). Urinary Incontinence: Where to now? Invited Commentary. BJOG.
  • V., Burns, E., Dahlen, H. (in press). A mirror on practice: Using ethnography to identify and facilitate best practice in maternity and child health care. In Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health. Eds Dykes and Flacking.
  • Dahlen, H., Schmied, V., Tracy. S. (in press). Bringing it all together. In Navigating the Maze of Research.
  • Dahlen, H. (In press). Why being born is good for you. Practising Midwife (in press).
  • Dahlen, H. G. Working with the media: The good the bad and the funny. Essentially MIDIRS March 2015, Vol 6, No 2
  • Dahlen, H. (2015). Can love and science co-exist in this debate? International Journal of Birth and Parent Education. Vol 2, Issue 2. Pp40-41.
  • Rigg, E., Schmied, V., Peters, K., Dahlen, H. (2015). Not addressing the root cause: An analysis of submissions made to the South Australian Government on a Proposal to Protect Midwifery Practice. Women and Birth (article in press)
  • Johnson, M., George, A., Dahlen, H., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S.,  Blinkhorn, A.,. Ellis S. & Yeo, A.E (2015) The Midwifery Initiated Oral Health-Dental Service Protocol: An intervention to improve oral health outcomes for pregnant women. BMC Oral Health, 15: 2. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6831-15-2
  • Dahlen, H.G., Downe, S., Powell Kennedy, H., Foureur, M. (2014) Is society being reshaped on a microbiological and epigenetic level by the way women give birth? Midwifery. Vol 30, No.12, pp1149-1151
  • Betts, D., Smith, C., Dahlen, H. (2014). “Well I’m safe because…” acupuncturists managing conflicting treatment recommendations when treating threatened miscarriage: A mixed methods study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Vol 20, No. 11, pp830-845.
  • George, A., Ajwani, S., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H,  Blinkhorn, A., Bhole, S Ellis, S, Zheng, C., Dawes, W. (2014). Developing and Testing of a Midwifery Oral Health Screening Tool for Pregnant Women. Health care for Women International. 1080/07399332.2014.959170
  • Dahlen, H, Caplice, S. (2014) What do midwives fear? Women and Birth. Vol 27:4, pp266-270
  • Priddis, H., Schmied, V. Kettle, C., Sneddon, A., Dahlen, H. “A Patchwork of Services” – Caring for women who sustain Severe Perineal Trauma in New South Wales. BMC Pregnancy and Childirth, 14: 236. doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-236
  • Homer CSE, Thornton C, Scarf VL, Oats J, Foureur M, Sibbritt D, . . . Dahlen HG. (2014). Birthplace in New South Wales, Australia: an analysis of perinatal outcomes using routinely collected data. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-206).
  • Dahlen, H. (2014) Managing risk or facilitating safety? International Journal of Childbirth. 4:2
  • Dahlen, H. Tracy, S. Tracy, M., Bisits, A., Brown, C., Thornton, C. (2014). Rates of obstetric intervention and associated perinatal mortality and morbidity among low-risk women giving birth in private and public hospitals in NSW (2000–2008): a linked data population-based cohort study. British Medical Journal Open doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004551.
  • Levett, K.M., Smith, C., Dahlen, HG. Bensoussan, A. (2014). Acupuncture and acupressure for pain management in labour and birth: A critical narrative review of current systematic review evidence. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 22:3. pp523-540.
  • Stevens, J., Schmied, V., Burns, E., Dahlen, H. (2014) Immediate or early skin-to-skin contact after a Caesarean section: a review of the literature. Maternal and Child Nutrition. Vol10: Issue 4, pp 456-475
  • Catling, C, Dahlen, HG, Homer CS. (2014). The influences on women who choose publicly-funded home birth in Australia 30: 7. Pp892-8.
  • Priddis, H., Schmied,V. Dahlen, HG. (2014). Women’s experiences following severe perineal trauma. BMC Women’s Health. 14:32 doi:10.1186/1472-6874-14-32.
  • George, A., Duff, M., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Ajwani, S. and Bhole, S. (2014), ‘Piloting of an oral health education programme and knowledge test for midwives’, Contemporary Nurse, vol 46, no 2 , pp 180 – 186.

 

2013

  • Dahlen H.G, Downe S, Duff M, & Gyte G. (2013). Vaginal examination during normal labour: routine examination or routine intervention? International Journal of Childbirth, 3(3), 142-152.
  • Downe S, Gyte GML, Dahlen HG, & Singata M. (2013). Routine vaginal examinations for assessing progress of labour to improve outcomes for women and babies at term. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD010088. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010088.pub2.
  • Betts D, Dahlen HG, & Smith CA. (2013). A search for Hope and Understanding: An analysis of threatened miscarriage internet forums. Midwifery In press, Accepted manuscript 26th December 2013.
  • Copeland F, Dahlen HG, & Homer CE. (2013). Conflicting Contexts: Midwives interpretation fo childbirth through photo elicitation. Women and Birth, Available online 25th December 2013.
  • Thornton C, Dahlen H.G, Korda A, & Hennessy A. (2013). The incidence of preeclampsia and eclampsia and associated maternal mortality in Australia from population-linked datasets: 2000-2008 American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 208(6), 476.e471-475. doi: 410.1016/j.ajog.2013.1002.1042. Epub 2013 Mar 1011.
  • Thornton, C., Schmied, V., Dennis, C_L., Barnett, B, Dahlen, H.G. (2013). Maternal deaths in NSW (2000-2006) from nonmedical causes (Suicide and Trauma) in the first year following birth. BioMed Research International. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/623743.
  • Dahlen HG, Dowling H, Tracy M, Schmied V, & Tracy S. (2013). Maternal and perinatal outcomes amongst low risk women giving birth in water compared to six birth positions on land. A descriptive cross sectional study in a birth centre over 12 years. Midwifery, 29(7), 759-764.
  • Mills A, Schmied V, Taylor C, Dahlen H, Shuiringa W, & Hudson ME. (2013). Someone to talk to: Young mother’s experiences of participating in a young parents support programme. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 27(3), 551-559.
  • Mills A, Schmied V, & Dahlen HG. (2013). ‘Get alongside us’, women’s experiences of being overwieght and pregnant in Sydney, Australia Maternal and Child Nutrition, 9(3), 309-321.
  • Dahlen HG, Schmied V, Dennis C-L, & Thornton C. (2013). Rates of obstetric intervention during birth and selected maternal and neonatal outcomes for low risk women born in Australia compared to those born overseas. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-100.
  • Dahlen HG, Priddis H, Schmied V, Sneddon A, Kettle C, Brown C, et al. (2013). Trends and risk factors for severe perineal trauma during childbirth in New South Wales between 2000 and 2008: a population-based data study. BMJ Open, 2013;3:e002824. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002824.
  • Priddis H, Dahlen H.G, Schmied V, Sneddon A, Kettle C, Brown C, et al. (2013). 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. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 13(89), doi:10.1186/1471-2393-1113-1189.
  • Swain J, & Dahlen HG. (2013). Putting evidence into practice: A quality activity of proactive pain relief for postpartum perineal pain. Women and Birth, 26(1), 65-70.
  • Dahlen HG, Kennedy HP, Anderson CM, Bell AF, Clark A, Foureur M, et al. (2013). The EPIIC hypothesis: Intrapartum effects on the neonatal epigenome and consequent health outcomes. Medical Hypothesis, 8(5), 656-662.
  • George A, Duff M, Johnson M, Dahlen HG, Blinkhorn A, Ellis S, et al. (2013). Piloting of an oral health education program and knowledge test for midwives. Contemporary Nurse, 0(0), 3452-3469. doi:3410.5172/conu.2013.3452
  • George A, Bhole S, Johnson M, Blinkhorn A, Dahlen H, Ellis S, et al. (2013). improving Maternal Oral Health in Australia through Midwifery and Dental Collaboration. Journal of Dental Research, 92 (Special Issue C): 182566 (dentalresearch.org).
  • George A, Johnson M, Reath J, Dahlen H, Bhole S, Ajwani, S., et al. (2013). Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: Guidelines For All Health Professionals. Submitted to Australian Nursing Journal (special issue women’s health/midwifery). Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 21(3), 42.
  • Mills A, Schmied V, Taylor C, Dahlen H, Shuiringa W, & Hudson ME. (2013). Someone to talk to: Young mother’s experiences of participating in a young parents support programme. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 27(3), 551-559.

 

2012

  • Harvey SR, Schmied V, Nicholls D, & Dahlen H. (2012). Key components of a service model providing early childhood support for women attending opioid treatment clinics: an Australian state health service review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(17-18), 2528-2537.
  • Schmied V, Olley H, Burns E, Duff M, Dennis C-L, & Dahlen HG. (2012). Contradictions and conflict: A meta-ethnographic study of migrant women’s experiences of breastfeeding in a new country. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12(163), http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/1412/1163.
  • Priddis H, Dahlen HG, & Schmied V. (2012). Women’s experiences following severe perineal trauma: A meta-ethnographic synthesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing 69(4), 748-759.
  • Dahlen HG, Tracy S, Tracy M, Bisits A, Brown C, & Thornton C. (2012). Rates of obstetric intervention among low-risk women giving birth in private and public hospitals in NSW: a population-based descriptive study. BMJ Open, 2:e001723 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001723.
  • Dahlen H. (2012). Perineal warm compress reduces risk of third- and fourth- degree tears and should be part of second stage care. Evidence Based Nursing 15(4), 103-104.
  • Hussein S.S.A.A, Dahlen H.G, & Schmied V. (2012). What Makes Episiotomy Rates Change?: A Systematic Review of the Literature. International Journal of Childbirth, 2(1), 29-39.
  • Downe, S., Gyte. G., Dahlen, H.G., Singata, M. Vaginal Examination and other methds for assessing progress of labour. Protocol Cochrane Systematic Review.
  • Dahlen, H.G., Homer, C.S. (2012). Web-based news reports on midwives compared with obstetricians: a prospective analysis. Birth, 39 (1), pp. 48-56. (ERA A*)
  • Betts D, Smith C, Dahlen H, 2012, Acupuncture as a therapeutic treatment option for threatened miscarriage, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 12, no. 20, [ORS ID: 224693]
  • Jackson, M., Dahlen, H., & Schmied, V. (2012). Birthing outside the system: Perspectives of risk amongst Australian women who have high risk homebirths. Midwifery, 28(5), 561-567.
  • Dahlen, H. (2012). Engaging new levels of thinking to disengage from conflict and create cooperation. Women and Birth, 25, no.2, pp51-3
  • George A, Johnson M, Dahlen H, Duff M, Ajwani S, Blinkhorn A, Ellis S, Bhole S, 2012, Development of an Online Education Program for Midwives in Australia to Improve Perinatal Oral Health, The Journal of Perinatal Education, vol 21, no. 2, pp 112-122, [ORS ID: 224001]
  • Pierce H, Homer C.S.E, Dahlen H.G, & King J. (2012). Pregnancy-Related Lumbopelvic Pain: Listening to Australian Women. Nursing Research and Practice, Article ID 387428, 10 pages doi:10.1155/2012/387428.
  • Priddis H, Dahlen H, & Schmied V. (2012). What are the facilitators, inhibitors, and implications of birth positioning? A review of the literature. Women and Birth, 25(2), 100-106.
  • Mills, A., Schmied, V., Taylor, C., Dahlen, H., Schuiringa, W., Hudson, ME. (2012). Connecting, learning, leaving: supporting young parents in the community. Health and Social Care. Vol 20, Issue 6, pp 663-667.
  • George, A., Shamim, S., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S. and Yeo, A. (2012), ‘How do dental and prenatal care practitioners perceive dental care during pregnancy? Current evidence and implications’, Birth, vol 39, no 3 , pp 238 – 247.

 

2011

  • Priddis, H., Dahlen, H., & Schmied, V. (2011). Juggling Instinct and Fear: An Ethnographic Study of Facilitators and Inhibitors of Physiological Birth Positioning in Two Different Birth Settings. International Journal of Childbirth, 1(4), 227-241.
  • Dahlen, H. (2011). Perspectives on risk or risk in perspective? EM MIDIRS (July/August)
  • Laws P, Lim C, Tracy S, Dahlen H, Sullivan E, 2011, Changes to booking, transfer criteria and procedures in birth centres in Australia from 1997-2007: A national survey, Journal of Clinical Nursing, vol 20, no. 19-20, pp 2812-2821, [ORS ID: 223575]
  • Schmied V, Duff M, Dahlen H, Mills A, Kolt G, 2011, ‘Not waving but drowning’: A study of the experiences and concerns of midwives and other health professionals caring for obese childbearing women, Midwifery, vol 27, no. 4, pp 424-430, [ORS ID: 223092]
  • Dahlen H, 2011, Home Birth: A story of “Infinite Love and Enormous Rejection”, International Journal of Childbirth, vol 1, no. 4, pp 254-262, [ORS ID: 222984]
  • Dahlen H, Schmied V, Tracy S, Jackson M, Cummings J, Priddis H, 2011, Home birth and the National Australian Maternity Services Review: Too hot to handle?, Women and Birth, vol 24, no. 4, pp 148-155, [ORS ID: 222328] Dahlen H, Homer C, Leap N, Tracy S, 2011, From social to surgical: Historical perspectives on perineal care during labour and birth, Women and Birth, vol 24, no. 3, pp 105-111, [ORS ID: 222321]
  • Do C, Smith C, Dahlen H, Bisits A, Schmied V, 2011, Moxibustion for cephalic version: A feasibility randomised controlled trial, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol 11, [ORS ID: 222261
  • Dahlen H, Jackson M, Schmied V, Tracy S, Priddis H, 2011, Birth centres and the National Maternity Services Review: Response to consumer demand or compromise?, Women and Birth, vol 24, no. 4, pp 165-172, [ORS ID: 222226]
  • Catling-Paull C, Dahlen H, Homer C, 2011, Multiparous women’s confidence to have a publicly-funded homebirth: A qualitative study, Women and Birth, vol 24, no. 3, pp 122-128, [ORS ID: 222214]
  • Stevens J, Dahlen H, Peters K, Jackson D, 2011, Midwives’ and doulas’ perspectives of the role of the doula in Australia: A qualitative study, Midwifery, vol 27, no. 4, pp 509-516, [ORS ID: 222213]
  • George A, Johnson M, Dahlen H, Bhole S, Blinkhorn A, Ellis S, 2011, New role for midwives promoting dental health, Australian Nursing Journal, vol 18, no. 1, pp 37-37, [ORS ID: 221556]
  • Schmied V, Duff M, Dahlen H, Mills A, Kolt G, 2011, ‘Not waving but drowning’:A study of the experiences and concerns of midwives and other health professionals caring for obese childbearing women, Midwifery, pp 1-7, [ORS ID: 219294]
  • Dahlen H, Jackson M, Stevens J, 2011, Homebirth, freebirth and doulas: Casualty and consequences of a broken maternity system, Women and Birth, vol 24, no. 1, pp 47-50, [ORS ID: 218830]

 

2010

  • Dahlen, H.G, Barclay, L. & Homer, C.S.E. (2010). Processing the first birth: Journeying into motherland. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 19, 1977-1985 1977. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2009.03089.
  • Cioffi J, Schmied V, Dahlen H, Mills A, Thornton C, Duff M, Cummings J, Kolt G, 2010, Physical Activity in Pregnancy: Women’s Perceptions, Practices, and Influencing Factors, Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, vol 55, no. 5, pp 455-461, [ORS ID: 216939]
  • Dahlen, H.G., Barclay, L. & Homer, C.S.E. (2010). ‘Reacting to the unknown’: Experiencing the first birth at home or in hospital in Australia. Midwifery. 26 (4), 415-23.
  • Dahlen, H., Homer, C., Tracy, M., & Bisits, A. (2010). Letter to the editor re Kennare RM, Keirse MJNC, Tucker GR, Chan AC. Planned home and hospital births in South Australia, 1991–2006: differences in outcomes. Med J Aust 2010; 192: 76-80. Medical Journal of Australia.
  • Dahlen H, 2010, Undone by fear? Deluded by trust? Midwifery, vol 26, no. 2, pp 156-162, [ORS ID: 215167]
  • Dahlen, H.G., Barclay, L. and Homer, C.S.E. (2010). The novice birthing: theorising first time mothers’ experiences of birth at home and in hospital in Australia. Midwifery. 26: 1, 53-63.
  • Dahlen, H.G., Homer, C.S.E. (2010). Infant feeding decisions in the first 12 weeks following birth: A comparison of the experiences of women from Asian and non-Asian backgrounds in Australia. Women and Birth 23:1, 22-28.

 

2009

  • Tracy, S., Welsh, A., Dahlen, H., & Tracy, M. (2009). Letter to the Editor re Robson SJ, Laws P, Sullivan EA. Adverse outcomes of labour in public and private hospitals in Australia: a population-based descriptive study. Med J Aust 2009; 190: 474-477. Medical Journal of Australia, 191(10), 579-580
  • Dahlen H, Homer C, Cooke M, Upton A, Nunn R, Brodrick B, 2009, ‘Soothing the ring of fire’: Australian women’s and midwives’ experiences of using perineal warm packs in the second stage of labour. Midwifery, Midwifery, vol 25, no. 2, pp 39-48, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 212549]
  • Smith C, Dahlen H, 2009, Caring for the pregnant woman and her baby in a changing maternity service environment: the role of acupuncture, Acupuncture in Medicine, vol 27, no. 3, pp 123-125

 

2008

  • Dahlen H, Barcley L, Homer C, 2008, Preparing for the first birth: mothers’ experiences at home and in hospital in Australia, Journal of Perinatal Education, vol 17, no. 4, pp 21-32, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 215168]
  • Dahlen H, Homer C, 2008, What are the views of midwives in relation to perineal repair? Women and Birth, vol 21, no. 1, pp 27-35, [ORS ID: 214118]
  • Dahlen H, Homer C, 2008, Perineal trauma and postpartum perineal morbidity in Asian and non-Asian primiparous women giving birth in Australia, JOGNN – Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, vol 37, no. 4, pp 455-463, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 214116]
  • Tracy, S., Dahlen, H., Tracy, M., Laws, P., & Sullivan, E. (2008). Response to letters re Tracy, S., Dahlen, H., Tracy, M., Laws, P. Sullivan, E. (2008). Authors reply to correspondence ‘Birth centres in Australia. A national population-based study of perinatal mortality associated with giving birth in a birth centre’. Birth 35 (1): 86. Birth 35(1), 86.

 

2007

  • Tracy S, Dahlen H, Caplice S, Laws P, Wang Y, Tracy M, Sullivan E, 2007, Birth centers in Australia: A national population-based study of perinatal mortality associated with giving birth in a birth center, Birth, vol 34, no. 3, pp 194-201, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 214412]
  • Dahlen H, Homer C, Cooke M, Upton A, Nunn R, Brodrick B, 2007, Perineal outcomes and maternal comfort related to the application of perineal warm packs in the second stage of labor: A randomized controlled trial, Birth, vol 34, no. 4, pp 282-290, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 214411]
  • Homer C, Dahlen H, 2007, Obstetric-induced incontinence: A black hole of preventable morbidity? An ‘alternative’ opinion, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 47, no. 2, pp 86-90,
  • Dahlen H, Ryan M, Homer C, Cooke M, 2007, An Australian prospective cohort study of risk factors for severe perineal trauma during childbirth, Midwifery, vol 23, no. 2, pp 196-203, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 214117]

2006

  • Dahlen H, 2006, Midwifery: “At the edge of history”, Women and Birth, vol 19, no. 1, pp 3-10, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 214129]
  • Tracy, S.K., Dahlen H., Tracy M. and Sullivan E. (2006). Authors reply to correspondence ‘Does size matter? A population based study of birth in lower volume maternity hospitals for low risk women.’ BJOG ;113 (5):618
  • Tracy S, Sullivan E, Dahlen H, Black D, Wang Y, Tracy M, 2006, Does size matter? A population-based study of birth in lower volume maternity hospitals for low risk women, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol 113, no. 1, pp 86-96, [Pre-UWS], [ORS ID: 214115]

 

1993-2001

  • Dahlen, H., Ryan, M. (2001) Challenging birth rituals: to swab and drape or not? Birth Issues. 10(2): 50-52.
  • Dahlen, H. (1999). Sharp arguments about blunt scissors. Birth Issues, vol 8 no 2. Pp 59-61.
  • Dahlen, H. (1993). Lactation mastitis. Nursing Times (September 8th) Volume 89, No 36.