The team are proud members of the International Early Labour Research Group, which in 2023 published a special focused issue in Women and Birth edited by Professors Susanne Grylka-Baeschlin and Vanora Hundley.

Ongoing projects:

Completed projects:

Recent publications:

Bartholomew V, Hundley V, Clark C, Parris B (2024) The RETHINK Study: Could pain catastrophisation explain why some women are more likely to attend hospital in early labour. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare

Grylka-Baeschlin S, Hundley V, Cheyne H et al (2023) Early labour: an under-recognised opportunity for improving the experiences of women, families and maternity professionals Women & Birth 

Edwards R, Way S and Hundley V (2023) Let’s Talk Early Labour: The L-TEL Randomised Controlled Trial. Women & Birth 

Mylod DC, Hundley V, Way S, Clark C (2023) Can a birth ball reduce pain perception for women at low obstetric risk in the latent phase of labour? The Ball Assisted Latent Labour (BALL) randomised controlled trial. Women & Birth 

Marsh A, Hundley V, Luce A and Richens Y (2023) The perfect birth: A content analysis of midwives’ posts about birth on Instagram. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth 23:422

Clark CJ, Bartholomew V, Mylod D and Hundley V (2023) The importance of pain histories for latent phase labour. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 33:2:160-164

Bartholomew V, Clark C, Hundley V, Parris B (2023) Changing the Way We Think About Pain. MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 33(1): 30-38