Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire

Current research is examining the experience of pregnant women in prison:- The Incarcerated Pregnancy.

Recent publications:-

Abbott L (2015) A Pregnant Pause: Expecting in the Prison Estate in Mothering Justice: Working with Mothers in the Criminal Justice System. Edited by Baldwin L. Waterside Press. Forward by Vicky Pryce and Lord David Ramsbotham

Abbott L (2014) The Pregnant Woman in Prison. Howard League for Penal Reform. ECAN bulletin issue 23, June 2014.

Abbott L (2014) The Aims of Antenatal Care in Hamilton C and Peate (2014) The Student’s Guide to Becoming a Midwife. Wiley Blackwell.

Abbott L (2014) Programmes of Care during Childbirth in Hamilton C and Peate (2014) The Student’s Guide to Becoming a Midwife. Wiley Blackwell.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire