Dr Zoe Bradfield uses CRE HiPP Capacity Building award to further fulfil the working scope of Australian midwives

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Dr Bradfield, a Senior Midwifery Research Fellow at Curtin University and King Edward Memorial Hospital, is the recipient of a 2022 CRE HiPP Practising Health Professional Capacity Building award. She is using the award funds to build an education program that will help midwives around Australia to better fulfil their range of work. According to the 2021 State of the …

CRE HiPP Consumer Advocate Video: Sharing stories of healthy lifestyle experiences before and during pregnancy

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CRE-HiPP recognises that women have different experiences of healthy lifestyles in terms of nutrition and activity, before and during pregnancy. This video was created by the CRE HiPP Consumer Advisory group and aims to share stories of women living in Australia who have either been pregnant or are considering pregnancy in their future, and how they experience nutrition and activity. …

Early Career Researchers win CRE HiPP Group Mentoring Award

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Three Early Career Researchers specialising in health in preconception and pregnancy have been successful in winning a 2022 CRE HiPP Group Mentoring Award. Together they plan to pool their resources, to both support each other and boost their careers. The group comprises Dr Briony Hill, Dr Vanessa Shrewsbury and Dr Konsita Kuswara. They are mentored by CRE HiPP Director, Professor …

A moment with Dr Edwina Dorney

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From clinical obstetrics and gynaecology to karaoke, Dr Edwina Dorney wears many hats, with the list continuing to grow as she undertakes a new specialisation pathway.  Dr Dorney is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, elevating her research speciality in preconception care by re-specialising in public health medicine.  “My PhD is looking at a population level approach to …

Upping the standard of online health applications

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This month, the Centre of Research Excellence in Health in Preconception and Pregnancy (CRE HiPP) hears from Dr Cheryce Harrison and Dr Melanie Hayman as they provide an update on their project ‘Improving the safety and credibility of digital healthy lifestyle APPS that target women during pregnancy: an evidence-based approach towards better regulation.’ Dr Harrison and Dr Hayman are recipients …

Dr Briony Hill wins prestigious ARC grant to investigate weight stigma in women of reproductive age

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CRE HiPP Research Fellow, Dr Briony Hill, has been awarded a prestigious 2022 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project grant to lead a team focused on developing knowledge around weight stigma in preconception, pregnancy and postpartum. The overall aim of this project is to develop guidance for the translation of weight stigma evidence into preconception, pregnancy and postpartum obesity-related policy.  …

HiPPP EMR-C VIDEO: Find out more about the Health in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Collective

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“The HiPPP EMR-C was formed in recognition of the need for young researchers to join together and generate collaborative opportunities, as we are the next generation of researchers,” says HiPPP EMR-C Founder and Chair Dr Briony Hill. “We have the purpose of generating impact and knowledge in the prevention of maternal obesity, and that’s in the preconception, pregnancy and postpartum …

A moment with Dr Melanie Hayman

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Sports fanatic, educator and researcher, Dr Melanie Hayman, blends work with play by fusing her passion for sport with academia.   Dr Hayman authors accessible, evidence-based information for women and medical professionals to access, to facilitate deeper knowledge and understanding on exercise and physical activity amongst pregnant women. “I think the research field chose me,” Dr Hayman said.  “I was a …

CRE HiPP 2021 Highlights Report

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It is with much pleasure that we present the CRE HiPP 2021 Highlights Report. This year was a highly productive one despite the challenges we all faced with the Covid-19 pandemic. For that I thank the stellar chief investigators, associate investigators, postdocs, PhD students, and research affiliates, who give their all to ensure CRE HiPP is a successful hub of …