Meredith McIntyre

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Monash University

Meredith McIntyre is a midwife academic with extensive experience as a classroom teacher and in curriculum development. Recent research publications in national and international journals has involved the critical analysis of the Australian maternity care reforms, measurement of clinical competence in midwifery education, obesity in pregnancy and behavioural change and obesity outcomes in pregnancy. Meredith is a reviewer for a number of high impact international journals and is steering committee member of the AHSC Women’s, Children’s and Reproductive Health” theme. Meredith represents the Australian College of Midwifery as a Director on the Victorian Board having previously served as President and Vice President.


  • 2002–present
    Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Monash University


  • 2011 
    Monash University, PhD


  • 2012
    Critical discourse analysis: understanding change in maternity services, International Journal of Nursing Practice
  • 2012
    Safety of Non Medically-Led Primary Maternity Care Models: A Critical Review , Australian Health Review
  • 2012
    Managing projected midwifery workforce deficits through collaborative partnerships, Australian Health Review
  • 2011
    Primary Maternity Care Reform: Whose influence is driving the change? , Midwifery
  • 2011
    Shaping public opinion on the issue of childbirth;a critical analysis of articles published...... , BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • 2011
    National Review of Maternity Services 2008; women influencing change., BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • 2011
    Hidden costs associated with the universal application of risk management in maternity care, Australian Health Review
  • 2011
    The struggle for contested boundaries in the move to collaborative care teams in Aust maternity care, Midwifery

Grants and Contracts

  • 2011
    Clinical Supervision Support Project
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Research Areas

  • Midwifery (111006)
  • Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative) (111002)