Robyn Maude PhD, MA (Midwifery), BN, RM, RN, PGCHELT


Robyn is a Senior Lecturer at the Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health (GSNMH) at Victoria University of Wellington (VUW), New Zealand. Robyn continues to provide Lead Maternity Care (LMC) for a small caseload of women birthing in hospital and at home. Robyn’s research interests are largely clinically focused on activities that promote and protect normal physiological birth. These include: Fetal heart rate monitoring and Fetal Movements; Water immersion and Water birth; Medico-legal aspects of the provision of care; Knowledge translation, Knowledge-to-Action process; Quality improvement and clinical effectiveness; Continuity of midwifery care; Standards of midwifery practice; Models of midwifery; Midwifery Leadership, and the use of Probiotics in Pregnancy.