University of Hertfordshire

Dr Laura Abbott

Laura Abbott

Dr Laura Abbott

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

Publications

  1. 2021
  2. Compulsory separation of women prisoners from their babies following childbirth: Uncertainty, loss and disenfranchised grief

    Abbott, L., Scott, T. & Thomas, H., 26 Dec 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Sociology of Health and Illness. 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Complex Social Issues and the Perinatal Woman: Complex Social Issues and the Perinatal Woman

    Abbott, L. & Mills, K., 31 Aug 2021, 1 ed. Springer. 230 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  4. 2020
  5. Abbott, L. & K. Lockwood, K. (2020). Negotiating pregnancy, new motherhood and imprisonment. In: Lockwood, K. (Ed). Mothering from the inside: research on motherhood and imprisonment (pp. 49-66). Bingley: Emerald Publishing.

    Kelly Lockwood, 22 Sep 2020, Mothering from the Inside: Research on motherhood and imprisonment. 1 ed. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 49 66 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  6. Pregnancy and childbirth in English prisons: institutional ignominy and the pains of imprisonment

    Abbott, L., Thomas, H., Scott, P. & Weston, K., 10 Jan 2020, In: Sociology of Health and Illness. 42, 3, p. 660-675 16 p., SHIL13052.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. 2019
  8. Position Statement: Perinatal women in the criminal justice system

    Abbott, L., 12 Nov 2019, 12 p. The Royal College of Midwives.

    Research output: Other contribution

  9. Pregnant female offenders behind bars: Pregnant female offenders behind bars

    Abbott, L., 23 Aug 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) Encyclopedia of Women and Crime . Frailing, K. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  10. Transition to motherhood and becoming a child-less mother in prison

    Abbott, L., 31 May 2019, Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs. Foster, A. (ed.). 1st ed. Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  11. Pregnant Women’s Opinions of the Food Provided in Prison

    Abbott, L. & Tammam, J., 1 Mar 2019, In: Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 32, S1, p. 15 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstractpeer-review

  12. 2018
  13. Reflections on researcher departure: Closure of prison relationships in ethnographic research

    Abbott, L. & Scott, P., 19 Feb 2018, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Nursing Ethics. p. 1-18 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  14. 2017
  15. Lactation following bereavement: how can midwives support women to make informed choices?

    Jude Kennedy, Anna Matthews, Laura Abbott, Jacqueline Dent, Gillian Weaver, Natalie Shenker, 1 Dec 2017, In: MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. 27, 4, p. 497-501

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Women’s experiences of breastfeeding in prison

    Abbott, L. & Scott, P., 1 Jun 2017, In: MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. 27, 2, p. 217-23 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Complex social factors affecting pregnancy and childbirth in teenagers; a case study

    Abbott, L. & Reynolds, J., 1 Mar 2017, In: MIDIRS Midwifery Digest. 27, 1, p. 43-48 6 p., 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Entry in progress

    The incarcerated pregnancy: listening to women’s experiences of being pregnant in an English prison

    Abbott, L., 6 Feb 2017.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

  19. 2016
  20. The incarcerated pregnancy- the experience of being pregnant in an English prison

    Abbott, L., 7 Dec 2016

    Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

  21. Pregnant and Behind Bars

    Abbott, L., 25 Nov 2016, In: Midwives. Winter, p. 50-53 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Becoming a mother in prison

    Abbott, L., 1 Oct 2016, In: The Practicing Midwife. 19, 9, p. 1-3 3 p., 19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. The pregnant woman in prison workbased web learning

    Abbott, L., 1 Oct 2016, 14 p.

    Research output: Other contribution

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