University of Hertfordshire

Dr Laura Abbott

Laura Abbott

Dr Laura Abbott

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Research interests

Doctorate in Health Research: The Incarcerated Pregnancy: An Ethnographic Study of Perinatal Women in English prisons. 

Commercial and public engagement

Fellow of The Royal College of Midwives

Volunteer for the charity: Birth Companions.

External Examiner at a comparable University.

Peer Reviewer for several journals.


Teaching specialisms

Complex Social Issues in Maternity Care.

Maternal mental health.


Academic supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate students.