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Research interests

At the following three institutions:

  1. University Medical Center Groningen, Department General Practice & Elderly Medicine, section Midwifery Science
  2. Amsterdam UMC (location VUmc), Department Midwifery Science AVAG, Public Health and Research Institute
  3. Western Sydney University, School of Nursing and Midwifery (Australia)

I conduct research in the area of the Women's Health Epidemiology. I examine the effect of (lifestyle) behavior, pregnancy and birth events on maternal and children's health. Therefore, I analyze large datasets of international population based data registries (e.g. Australian New South Wales linked data, Birthplace Study, Dutch Perinatal Data Registry), and cohort data (i.e. Lifelines Next, Lifelines ROAHD, EUCAN-Connect). By analyzing these data, I aim to develop models to optimize the use of clinical resources and optimize maternal health and birth outcomes. The accompanying results will contribute to improve maternity care, by providing future maternal care in the right amount of care at the right time in the right way to childbearing women and their (unborn) babies.

In all of my projects, I collaborate intensively with different stakeholders: (inter)national multidisciplinary researchers, healthcare professionals and (pregnant) women. Especially the involvement of women  (with low SES) in the development of interventions to ensure an optimal implementation in daily care is important in my projects.



The needs of women and their partners regarding professional smoking cessation support during pregnancy: A qualitative study

Associations Between Mode of Birth and Neuropsychological Development in Children Aged 4 Years: Results from a Birth Cohort Study

Hoe groot moet een risico zijn om gezonde vrouwen in te leiden?

Impact of a Nurse-Led Health Promotion Intervention in an Aging Population: Results From a Quasi-Experimental Study on the "Community Health Consultation Offices for Seniors"

Impact of maternal height on birthweight classification in singleton births at term: a cohort study in The Netherlands: a cohort study in the Netherlands

Lifelines NEXT: a prospective birth cohort adding the next generation to the three-generation Lifelines cohort study

Measuring respect and autonomy in Dutch maternity care: Applicability of two measures

Which level of risk justifies routine induction of labor for healthy women?

Women's experiences of planning a vaginal birth after caeserean in different models of maternity care in Australia

Addressing transition to motherhood, guideline adherence by midwives in prenatal booking visits: Findings from video recordings

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Minder Zorggebruik via huisartsenpost in 2020 voor niet COVID19 geassocieerde gezondheidsproblemen, maar niet voor ouderen.

Een op de vijf met medische klachten mijdt zorg tijdens covid-19

Onderzoek naar huisartsenzorg tijdens de COVID-19 pandemie van start

UMCG onderzoekt huisartsenzorg tijdens corona pandemie

Subsidie voor twee onderzoeken van UMCG in Groningen naar COVID-19

Women's birth choices

Voor vrouwen met een lage sociaaleconomische status is stoppen met roken extra lastig - verbeterplan voor de implementatie van de Trimbos-richtlijn

De e-sigaret tijdens de zwangerschap: is het gevaarlijk?

De Universiteit van Noorderzon

Samen Stoppen Samen Sterk

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