Shahla Meedya


Contact categoryResearcher
Job titleAssociate Professor (Midwifery)
Research instituteSchool of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine
Faculty of Health Sciences

Research outputs

Cultural and linguistic appropriateness of a web-based breastfeeding educational resource for Saudi women : Consensus development conference approach
Alahmed, Salma, Win, Khin Than, Frost, Steven, Al Mutair, Abbas, Fernandez, Ritin and Meedya, Shahla. (2023). Cultural and linguistic appropriateness of a web-based breastfeeding educational resource for Saudi women : Consensus development conference approach. Nurse Education in Practice. 71, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2023.103717

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Saudi women’s breastfeeding knowledge, attitude, and practices : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Alahmed, Salma, Meedya, Shahla, Al Mutai, Abbas and Fernandez, Ritin. (2023). Saudi women’s breastfeeding knowledge, attitude, and practices : A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 34(1), pp. 68-82. https://doi.org/10.1177/10436596221129228

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Iranian women’s perception on the determinants of birth experience : A qualitative study
Mirghafourvand, Mojgan, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammadi, Eesa, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Sakineh, Jafarabadi, Mohammad Asghari and Ghanbari-Homaie, Solmaz. (2022). Iranian women’s perception on the determinants of birth experience : A qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 22(1), p. Article 751. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-05078-z

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What do women with gestational diabetes want for breastfeeding support? A participatory action research study
Cummins, Leanne, Wilson, Valerie and Meedya, Shahla. (2022). What do women with gestational diabetes want for breastfeeding support? A participatory action research study. Breastfeeding Review. 30(3), pp. 27-36.

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Correlations between primiparous women’s perceived internal control, external control, support and their birth experience
Ghanbari-Homaie, Solmaz, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Sakineh, Jafarabadi, Mohammad Asghari, Mohammadi, Eesa and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2022). Correlations between primiparous women’s perceived internal control, external control, support and their birth experience. International Journal of Childbirth. 12(3), pp. 131-138. https://doi.org/10.1891/IJC-2021-0040

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A systematic review : Sexual well-being and perceived barriers to seeking professional help among Chinese adults living with cancer
Chan, Alex, Chang, Hui-Chen Rita, Alananzeh, Ibrahim, Meedya, Shahla, Green, Heidi, Yan, Zhoumei and Fernandez, Ritin. (2021). A systematic review : Sexual well-being and perceived barriers to seeking professional help among Chinese adults living with cancer. European Journal of Cancer Care. 30(6), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13519

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Perceptions of primiparous women about the effect of childbirth preparation classes on their childbirth experience : A qualitative study
Hassanzadeh, Robab, Abbas-Alizadeh, Fatemeh, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-charandabi, Sakineh and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2021). Perceptions of primiparous women about the effect of childbirth preparation classes on their childbirth experience : A qualitative study. Midwifery. 103, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.103154

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What are women's experiences of immediate skin-to-skin contact at caesarean section birth? An integrative literature review
Deys, Linda, Wilson, Professor Valerie and Meedya, Shahla. (2021). What are women's experiences of immediate skin-to-skin contact at caesarean section birth? An integrative literature review. Midwifery. 101, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.103063

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Factors that positively influence in-hospital exclusive breastfeeding among women with gestational diabetes : An integrative review
Cummins, Leanne, Meedya, Shahla and Wilson, Valerie. (2022). Factors that positively influence in-hospital exclusive breastfeeding among women with gestational diabetes : An integrative review. Women and Birth. 35(1), pp. 3-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2021.03.005

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Primiparous women's knowledge and satisfaction based on their attendance at childbirth preparation classes
Hassanzadeh, Robab, Abbas-Alizadeh, Fatemeh, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Sakineh and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2021). Primiparous women's knowledge and satisfaction based on their attendance at childbirth preparation classes. Nursing Open. 8(5), pp. 2558-2566. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.787

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Psychometric properties of satisfaction with the childbirth education class questionnaire for Iranian population
Hassanzadeh, Robab, Asghari Jafarabadi, Mohammad, Abbas-Alizadeh, Fatemeh, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-charandabi, Sakineh and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2020). Psychometric properties of satisfaction with the childbirth education class questionnaire for Iranian population. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 20(1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-020-03349-1

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The impact of first childbirth experience on women’s attitude towards having another child and subsequent vaginal birth
Ghanbari-Homayi, Solmaz, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Sakineh, Meedya, Shahla, Jafarabadi, Mohammad Asghari, Mohammadi, Eesa and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2021). The impact of first childbirth experience on women’s attitude towards having another child and subsequent vaginal birth. Current Women's Health Reviews. 17(3), pp. 244-250. https://doi.org/10.2174/1573404816999200930161803

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The psychometric properties of the respectful maternity care (RMC) for an Iranian population
Hajizadeh, Khadije, Asghari Jafarabadi, Mohammad, Vaezi, Maryam, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-charandabi, Sakineh and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2020). The psychometric properties of the respectful maternity care (RMC) for an Iranian population. BMC Health Services Research. 20(1), pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05729-x

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Fear of childbirth, anxiety and depression in three groups of primiparous pregnant women not attending, irregularly attending and regularly attending childbirth preparation classes
Hassanzadeh, Robab, Abbas-Alizadeh, Fateme, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Sakineh and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2020). Fear of childbirth, anxiety and depression in three groups of primiparous pregnant women not attending, irregularly attending and regularly attending childbirth preparation classes. BMC Women's Health. 20(1), p. Article 180. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-020-01048-9

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Perinatal mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic [Editorial]
Matvienko-Sikar, Karen, Meedya, Shahla and Ravaldi, Claudia. (2020). Perinatal mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic [Editorial]. Women and Birth. 33(4), pp. 309-310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2020.04.006

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Impressions of using the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory as an outcome measure : Lessons learnt for future clinical researchers (innovative practice)
Brett, Lindsey, Traynor, Victoria, Meedya, Shahla and Stapley, Paul. (2020). Impressions of using the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory as an outcome measure : Lessons learnt for future clinical researchers (innovative practice). Dementia: the international journal of social research and practice. 19(2), pp. 464-471. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301217695910

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Developing of a new guideline for improving birth experiences among Iranian women : A mixed method study protocol
Ghanbari-Homayi, Solmaz, Fardiazar, Zahra, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Sakineh, Asghari Jafarabadi, Mohammad, Mohamadi, Eesa, Meedya, Shahla and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2020). Developing of a new guideline for improving birth experiences among Iranian women : A mixed method study protocol. Reproductive Health. 17(1), p. Article 17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-020-0868-5

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Respectful maternity care and its related factors in maternal units of public and private hospitals in Tabriz : A sequential explanatory mixed method study protocol
Hajizadeh, Khadije, Vaezi, Maryam, Meedya, Shahla, Charandabi, Sakineh Mohammad Alizadeh and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2020). Respectful maternity care and its related factors in maternal units of public and private hospitals in Tabriz : A sequential explanatory mixed method study protocol. Reproductive Health. 17(1), pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-020-0863-x

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The role of editors and reviewers [Editorial]
Stulz, Virginia, Meedya, Shahla and Sweet, Linda. (2019). The role of editors and reviewers [Editorial] Elsevier Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2019.04.009

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Adolescent pregnant women's health practices and their impact on maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes : A mixed method study protocol
Hadian, Tahereh, Mousavi, Sanaz, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi, Sakineh, Mohammadi, Eesa and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2019). Adolescent pregnant women's health practices and their impact on maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes : A mixed method study protocol. Reproductive Health. 16(1), p. Article 45. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-019-0719-4

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Predictors of traumatic birth experience among a group of Iranian primipara women : a cross sectional study
Ghanbari-Homayi, Solmaz, Fardiazar, Zahra, Meedya, Shahla, Mohammad-Alizadeh-charandabi, Sakineh, Asghari Jafarabadi, Mohammad, Mohammadi, Eesa and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2019). Predictors of traumatic birth experience among a group of Iranian primipara women : a cross sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19(1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2333-4

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Sufficient exercise for Australians living with dementia in residential aged care facilities is lacking : An exploration of policy incoherence [Commentary]
Brett, Lindsey, Stapley, Paul, Meedya, Shahla and Traynor, Victoria. (2018). Sufficient exercise for Australians living with dementia in residential aged care facilities is lacking : An exploration of policy incoherence [Commentary] John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12800

Other

Association between maternal sense of competence and self-efficacy in primiparouswomen during postpartum period
Bagherinia, Marzieh, Meedya, Shahla and Mirghafourvand, Mojgan. (2018). Association between maternal sense of competence and self-efficacy in primiparouswomen during postpartum period. Shiraz E-Medical Journal. 19(3), p. Article e59286. https://doi.org/10.5812/semj.59286

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The health and health preparation of long-term Australian travellers
Halcomb, Elizabeth, Stephens, Moira, Smyth, Elizabeth, Meedya, Shahla and Tillott, Sarah. (2017). The health and health preparation of long-term Australian travellers. Australian Journal of Primary Health. 23(4), pp. 386-390. https://doi.org/10.1071/PY16138

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Effects and feasibility of an exercise intervention for individuals living with dementia in nursing homes : Study protocol
Brett, Lindsey, Traynor, Victoria, Stapley, Paul and Meedya, Shahla. (2017). Effects and feasibility of an exercise intervention for individuals living with dementia in nursing homes : Study protocol. International Psychogeriatrics. 29(9), pp. 1565-1577. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610217000138

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Effect of educational and support interventions to increase long-term breastfeeding rates in primiparous women : A systematic review protocol
Meedya, Shahla, Fernandez, Ritin and Fahy, Kathleen. (2017). Effect of educational and support interventions to increase long-term breastfeeding rates in primiparous women : A systematic review protocol. JBI Evidence Synthesis. 15(3), pp. 594-602. https://doi.org/10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003132

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The Milky Way educational and support programme : Structure, content and strategies
Meedya, Shahla, Fahy, Kathleen and Parratt, Jenny A.. (2016). The Milky Way educational and support programme : Structure, content and strategies. Women and Birth. 29(4), pp. 388-393. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.006

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