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Mrs Rowena Doughty

Job: Senior Lecturer - Midwifery

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Research group(s): Reproduction Research Group

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 2078757

E: rdoughty@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/nursingandmidwifery

 

Personal profile

Rowena Doughty's professional interests are varied and include:

  • Obesity
  • Antenatal care
  • Midwifery-led care
  • Care of the compromised mother/fetus/neonate

including resuscitation:

  • The promotion of breast-feeding.

Research group affiliations

Publications and outputs 

Click here for a full listing of Rowena Doughty's publications and outputs.

Research interests/expertise

Part-time research student studying for a PhD; Rowena's research is entitled “An Interpretive Exploration of Obese Women's Experiences of Childbearing", which aims to explore the psycho-social aspects, using a phenomenological framework, of obese women’s experiences of childbearing which aims to explore the psycho-social aspects, using a phenomenological framework, of obese women’s experiences of childbearing.

Areas of teaching

  • Midwifery – all aspects of pre-registration programmes

Qualifications

  • MSc., PGDE., BA (Hons)., ADM, RM, RN.

Courses taught

  • BSc (Hons) in Midwifery

Membership of external committees

  • Supervisor of Midwives – EM LSA

Professional licences and certificates

  • NMC Registered and Active: Registered Nurse (RN) (1982) and Registered Midwife (RM) (1985).

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