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Aimee Grant

(she/her; they/them)
Senior Lecturer in Public Health and Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, Swansea University

Aimee Grant is a Senior Lecturer and Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow at Swansea University Centre for Lactation, Infant Feeding and Translation. She has researched marginalised pregnancy and early motherhood for the past decade, including those living in poverty, stigmatised locations and Disabled women. She is Autistic and Disabled, including using a wheelchair. Since 2021, Aimee's research has increasingly focused on Autistic people's experiences of maternity. She is the research lead for the Maternity and Autism Research Group, and co-chair of the Autistic Health Research Network. Aimee's current research is an 8 year longitudinal study using visual methods to understand Autistic experiences "from menstruation to menopause". She is the author of two Documentary Analysis texts (Routledge, 2019; Policy Press, 2022), and is currently writing The Autism Friendly Guide to Pregnancy (and the fourth trimester), to be published by Jessica Kingsley in 2024.


  • –present
    Research Associate - infant feeding, smoking, stigma, class, identity, Cardiff University


  • 2011 
    Cardiff University, PhD