Ms Maree Crepinsek has 8 years of research experience, and has been actively involved in Midwifery research with particular interest in a woman’s breastfeeding experience and the postnatal period. Maree’s research is aimed at improving the maternity care of women, to optimise the health and wellbeing of women and babies. Maree has published 3 peer reviewed articles including a Cochrane Systematic Review and 2 articles in Birth. Maree has also been involved in 2 substantial research projects and reports, the National Child Nutrition Research Project, (A Commonwealth Government funded research project) and a Florence Chatfield Research Grant - Queensland Nursing Council. Project title: Against all odds: A retrospective study of women who succeed at breastfeeding despite extraordinary difficulties. Maree has taught in the area of quantitative research methodology and had conducted both qualitative and quantitative research. Maree has also completed her Master’s of Science by Research; this work was both a qualitative and quantitative longitudinal cohort study. Maree is commencing her PhD in 2012 – research topic being Primary Health Care Groups for Young Childbearing Women to Promote Optimal Health for Women and Babies. On a personal level Maree enjoys beach walking, meditation, bushwalking, theatre, art galleries, astrology, travel as well as the company of her family and friends.
Health Sciences, General (0566)
Breastfeeding in an Urban Population, Theses (2011)
This thesis aimed to investigate the breastfeeding initiation rates of women in the Gold Coast...
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Interventions for preventing mastitis after childbirth (Review) (with Linda Crowe, Keryl Michener, and Neil A. Smart), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2010)
Background: Despite the health benefits of breastfeeding, initiation and duration rates continue to fall short...