Associate Professor Jane Ford

Principal Research Fellow
Medicine, Northern Clinical School
Kolling Institute of Medical Research

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Research interests

A/ Professor Ford's main research interests include maternal morbidity and mortality, and the use of linked routinely collected administrative data for investigation of maternal and neonatal outcomes.

Selected grants

2014

  • Pregnancy as a stress test determining mother's cardiovascular risk; Figtree G, Roberts C, Morris J, Ford J; Heart Foundation of Australia/Vanguard Grant.

2012

  • Tracking blood and blood products for a healthy start to life; Ford J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Future Fellowships (FT).
  • Evaluating appropriate use of blood products in mothers and babies; Ford J, Roberts C, Irving D, Harrison B, Morris J, Bowen J, Isbister J, Capper H; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.
  • Assessing the reporting of stillbirths in population data: trends and recurrence; Roberts C, Lain S, Ford J, Todd A, Morris J; Stillbirth Foundation Australia/Grant-in-Aid.

2011

  • Immediate delivery vs expectant care in women with pre-term prelabour rupture of the membranes close to term- a randomised clinical trial (PPROMT); Morris J, Roberts C, Ford J, Bowen J, Buchanan S, Lain S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • Population Health at the Clinical Interface: Pregnancy and Childbirth; Haines M, Roberts C, Ford J, Todd A, Simpson J, Ashton A, Taylor L, Morris J, Ellwood D; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centre of Clinical Research Excellence.
  • Building evidence to improve the quality and acceptability of maternity care; Morris J, Bowen J, Kinnear A, Taylor L, Roberts C, Ford J, Taylor L, Raynes-Greenow C, Giles W, Algert C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Partnership Projects.

2009

  • Is infection an acute trigger for preeclampsia? A case-crossover study.; Ford J, Roberts C, Herbert R, Morris J, Raynes-Greenow C, Algert C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2008

  • Identifying risk for second and subsequent pregnancies: a longitudinal record linkage study; Taylor L, Roberts C, Ford J, Simpson J, Giles W, Taylor L, Raynes-Greenow C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2007

  • Does place of birth influence a healthy start to life?; Roberts C, Nassar N, Simpson J, Ford J, Bowen J, Nassar N, Taylor L; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Bowen, J., Irving, D., Isbister, J., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2014). Blood transfusion during pregnancy, birth, and the postnatal period. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 123(1), 126-133. [More Information]
  • Bannister-Tyrrell, M., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Epidural Analgesia in Labour and Risk of Caesarean Delivery. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 28(5), 400-411. [More Information]
  • Lawley, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Nippita, T., Figtree, G., Roberts, C. (2014). Heart Valve Prostheses in Pregnancy: Outcomes for Women and Their Infants. Journal of the American Heart Association, 3(3), e000953. [More Information]
  • Bannister-Tyrrell, M., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth in an Australian maternity population. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 176(1), 204-205. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Morris, J. (2014). Peripartum antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of postpartum haemorrhage. Evidence-Based Medicine, 19(2), 79-79. [More Information]
  • Lawley, C., Lain, S., Algert, C., Ford, J., Figtree, G., Roberts, C. (2014). Prosthetic heart valves in pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Nicholl, M., Algert, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Chen, J. (2014). Rate of spontaneous onset of labour before planned repeat caesarean section at term. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Taylor, L., Ford, J. (2014). Reporting postpartum haemorrhage with transfusion: a comparison of NSW birth and hospital data. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(3-4), 153-158. [More Information]
  • Patterson, J., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Trends and recurrence of stillbirths in NSW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38(4), 384-389. [More Information]
  • Jenkins, M., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Women's expectations and experiences of maternity care in NSW - What women highlight as most important. Women and Birth, 27(3), 214-219. [More Information]
  • Ampt, A., Ford, J., Taylor, L., Roberts, C. (2013). Are pregnancy outcomes associated with risk factor reporting in routinely collected perinatal data? NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(2), 65-69. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Ford, J., Ampt, A., Simpson, J., Roberts, C. (2013). Characteristics in the First Vaginal Birth and Their Association with Mode of Delivery in the Subsequent Birth. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 27(2), 109-117. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Shand, A., Roberts, C. (2013). Characteristics, causes and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage in first and second pregnancies. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(1), 90-93. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Bentley, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2013). Factors associated with changes into public or private maternity care for a second pregnancy. Australian Health Review, 37(4), 495-500. [More Information]
  • Khambalia, A., Ford, J., Nassar, N., Shand, A., McElduff, A., Roberts, C. (2013). Occurrence and recurrence of diabetes in pregnancy. Diabetic Medicine, 30(4), 452-456. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Ford, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., March, L. (2013). Pregnancy outcomes in women with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a population-based study. Rheumatology, 52(6), 1119-1125. [More Information]
  • Ampt, A., Ford, J., Roberts, C., Morris, J. (2013). Trends in obstetric anal sphincter injuries and associated risk factors for vaginal singleton term births in New South Wales 2001-2009. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(1), 9-16. [More Information]
  • Lee, Y., Roberts, C., Patterson, J., Simpson, J., Nicholl, M., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2013). Unexplained variation in hospital caesarean section rates. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(5), 348-353. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Algert, C., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Decreasing length of maternal hospital stay is not associated with increased readmission rates. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36(5), 430-434. [More Information]
  • Falster, M., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M. (2012). Development of a maternity hospital classification for use in perinatal research. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 23(1-2), 12-16. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Algert, C., Kok, C., Choy, M., Roberts, C. (2012). Hospital Data Reporting on Postpartum Hemorrhage: Under-Estimates Recurrence and Over-Estimates the Contribution of Uterine Atony. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(7), 1542-1548. [More Information]
  • Bentley, J., Ford, J., Taylor, L., Irvine, K., Roberts, C. (2012). Investigating linkage rates among probabilistically linked birth and hospitalization records. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Nassar, N. (2012). Mode of delivery may be the risk factor for infant infectious morbidity. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 97(8), 759-759. [More Information]
  • Vivian-Taylor, J., Roberts, C., Chen, J., Ford, J. (2012). Motor vehicle accidents during pregnancy: a population-based study. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 119(4), 499-503. [More Information]
  • Badgery-Parker, T., Shand, A., Ford, J., Jenkins, M., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Multifetal pregnancies: preterm admissions and outcomes. Australian Health Review, 36(4), 437-442. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Todd, A., Morris, J. (2012). Pathways to a rising caesarean section rate: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open, 2(5), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Badgery-Parker, T., Ford, J., Jenkins, M., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Patterns and outcomes of preterm hospital admissions during pregnancy in NSW, 2001-2008. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(4), 261-265. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., Ford, J. (2012). Prevalence of pre-eclampsia, pregnancy hypertension and gestational diabetes in population-based data: Impact of different ascertainment methods on outcomes. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52, 91-95. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Hadfield, R., Raynes-Greenow, C., Ford, J., Mealing, N., Algert, C., Roberts, C. (2012). Quality of Data in Perinatal Population Health Databases: A Systematic Review. Medical Care, 50(4), e7-e20. [More Information]
  • Buchanan, S., Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2012). Trends and morbidity associated with oxytocin use in labour in nulliparas at term. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(2), 173-178. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Warrendorf, J., OLive, E., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2012). Trends and recurrence of placenta praevia: A population-based study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(5), 483-486. [More Information]
  • Morris, J., Algert, C., Falster, M., Ford, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M., Roberts, C. (2012). Trends in planned early birth: a population-based study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 207(3), e1-e8. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Roberts, C., Warning, J., Vivian-Taylor, J., Ford, J. (2011). A survey of acute self-reported infections in pregnancy. BMJ Open, 1(1), e000083-pp 6. [More Information]
  • Stavrou, E., Ford, J., Shand, A., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2011). Epidemiology and Trends for Caesarean Section Births in New South Wales, Australia: A Population-Based Study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 11(8), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Semmens, J., Rosman, D., Ford, J., Storey, C., Holman, C., Fuller, E., Gray, V. (2011). International Health Data Linkage Network. Healthcare Policy, 6, 94-96.
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Algert, C., Antonsen, S., Chalmers, J., Cnattingius, S., Gokhale, M., Kotelchuck, M., Melve, K., Langridge, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N., et al (2011). Population-based trends in pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia: an international comparative study. BMJ Open, 1(1), e000101-1-e000101-9. [More Information]
  • Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Morris, J. (2011). Trends and outcomes of induction of labour among nullipara at term. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 510-517. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., Ford, J. (2011). Use of hospitalisation history (lookback) to determine prevalence of chronic diseases: impact on modelling of risk factors for haemorrhage in pregnancy. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(68), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Thompson, J., Ford, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Ellwood, D. (2011). Women's Experiences of Care and Their Concerns and Needs Following a Significant Primary Postpartum Hemorrhage. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 38(4), 327-335. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Ford, J., Hadfield, R., Roberts, C. (2010). A prevalence survey of every-day activities in pregnancy. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 10(41), 41-1-41-5. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Taylor, L., Simpson, J. (2010). Cross-sectional reporting of previous Cesarean birth was validated using longitudinal linked data. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 63(6), 672-678. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Giles, W., Morris, J. (2010). Recurrence of breech presentation in consecutive pregnancies. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(7), 830-836. [More Information]
  • Algert, C., Roberts, C., Shand, A., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2010). Seasonal variation in pregnancy hypertension is correlated with sunlight intensity. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 203(3), 215.e1-215.e5. [More Information]
  • Hadfield, R., Lain, S., Simpson, J., Ford, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2009). Are babies getting bigger? An analysis of birthweight trends in New South Wales, 1990-2005. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(6), 312-315. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Bell, J., Ford, J., Morris, J. (2009). Monitoring the quality of maternity care: how well are labour and delivery events reported in population health data? Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 23(2), 144-152. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Ford, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Hadfield, R., Simpson, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2009). The impact of the Baby Bonus payment in New South Wales: who is having "one for the country"? Medical Journal of Australia, 190(5), 238-241. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Algert, C., Bell, J., Simpson, J., Morris, J. (2009). Trends in adverse maternal outcomes during childbirth: a population-based study of severe maternal morbidity. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 9, 7-1-7-10. [More Information]
  • Mealing, N., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Simpson, J., Morris, J. (2009). Trends in induction of labour, 1998-2007: a population-based study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 49(6), 599-605. [More Information]
  • Knight, M., Callaghan, W., Berg, C., Alexander, S., Bouvier-Colle, M., Ford, J., Joseph, K., Lewis, G., Liston, R., Roberts, C., et al (2009). Trends in postpartum hemorrhage in high resource countries: a review and recommendations from the International Postpartum Hemorrhage Collaborative Group. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 9, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Algert, C., Morris, J., Simpson, J., Ford, J., Roberts, C. (2008). Labor before a primary cesarean delivery: Reduced risk of uterine rupture in a subsequent trial of labor for vaginal birth after cesarean. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 112(5), 1061-1066. [More Information]
  • Algert, C., Ford, J., Morris, J. (2008). Reporting of routinely collected data by public and private hospitals. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 48(5), 521-522. [More Information]
  • Bell, J., Ford, J., Cameron, C., Roberts, C. (2008). The accuracy of population health data for monitoring trends and outcomes among women with diabetes in pregnancy. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 81(1), 105-109. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Lain, S., Algert, C., Sparks, C. (2008). The accuracy of reporting of general anaesthesia for childbirth: a validation study. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 36(3), 418-424. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Bell, J., Ford, J., Hadfield, R., Algert, C., Morris, J. (2008). The accuracy of reporting of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in population health data. Hypertension in Pregnancy, 27(3), 285-297. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Ford, J., Hadfield, R., Blyth, F., Giles, W., Roberts, C. (2008). Trends in the use of epidural analgesia in Australia. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 102(3), 253-258. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Bowen, J., Bajuk, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2007). How well do hospital discharge data report neonatal morbidity and mortality? American Journal of Epidemiology, 165, S16-S16.
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., Vaughan, J., Cameron, C. (2007). Increased postpartum hemorrhage rates in Australia. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 98(3), 237-243. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J. (2007). Methods for dealing with discrepant records in linked population health datasets: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Services Research, 7(12), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Bell, J., Algert, C., Morris, J. (2007). Postpartum haemorrhage occurrence and recurrence: a population-based study. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(7), 391-393. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Algert, C., Bowen, J., Bajuk, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2007). Using hospital discharge data for determining neonatal morbidity and mortality: a validation study. BMC Health Services Research, 7(188), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Taylor, L. (2006). Characteristics of unmatched maternal and baby records in linked birth records and hospital discharge data. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 20(4), 329-337. [More Information]
  • Cameron, C., Roberts, C., Olive, E., Ford, J., Fischer, W. (2006). Trends in postpartum haemorrhage. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 30(2), 151-156. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Morris, J., Ford, J., Henderson-Smart, D. (2005). Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a population-based study. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(7), 332-335. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Henry, R., Sullivan, E. (2004). Comparison of selected reasons for hospitalization of children among children’s/tertiary hospitals, Australia, 1996-97 and 1997-98. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40(7), 374-379.
  • Sullivan, E., Ford, J., Chambers, G., Slaytor, E. (2004). Maternal Mortality in Australia, 1973-1996. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 44(5), 452-457.
  • Walters, W., Ford, J., Sullivan, E., King, J. (2002). Maternal deaths in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 176(9), 413-414.

Report

  • Ford, J., Nassar, N., Sullivan, E., Chambers, G., Lancaster, P. (2003). Reproductive health indicators, Australia 2002.
  • Ford, J., Sullivan, E., Walters, W., Beischer, N., King, J. (2001). Report on Maternal Deaths in Australia, 1994–96.

2014

  • Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Bowen, J., Irving, D., Isbister, J., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2014). Blood transfusion during pregnancy, birth, and the postnatal period. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 123(1), 126-133. [More Information]
  • Bannister-Tyrrell, M., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Epidural Analgesia in Labour and Risk of Caesarean Delivery. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 28(5), 400-411. [More Information]
  • Lawley, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Nippita, T., Figtree, G., Roberts, C. (2014). Heart Valve Prostheses in Pregnancy: Outcomes for Women and Their Infants. Journal of the American Heart Association, 3(3), e000953. [More Information]
  • Bannister-Tyrrell, M., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth in an Australian maternity population. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 176(1), 204-205. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Morris, J. (2014). Peripartum antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of postpartum haemorrhage. Evidence-Based Medicine, 19(2), 79-79. [More Information]
  • Lawley, C., Lain, S., Algert, C., Ford, J., Figtree, G., Roberts, C. (2014). Prosthetic heart valves in pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, 1-7. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Nicholl, M., Algert, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Chen, J. (2014). Rate of spontaneous onset of labour before planned repeat caesarean section at term. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Taylor, L., Ford, J. (2014). Reporting postpartum haemorrhage with transfusion: a comparison of NSW birth and hospital data. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(3-4), 153-158. [More Information]
  • Patterson, J., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Trends and recurrence of stillbirths in NSW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38(4), 384-389. [More Information]
  • Jenkins, M., Ford, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2014). Women's expectations and experiences of maternity care in NSW - What women highlight as most important. Women and Birth, 27(3), 214-219. [More Information]

2013

  • Ampt, A., Ford, J., Taylor, L., Roberts, C. (2013). Are pregnancy outcomes associated with risk factor reporting in routinely collected perinatal data? NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(2), 65-69. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Ford, J., Ampt, A., Simpson, J., Roberts, C. (2013). Characteristics in the First Vaginal Birth and Their Association with Mode of Delivery in the Subsequent Birth. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 27(2), 109-117. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Shand, A., Roberts, C. (2013). Characteristics, causes and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage in first and second pregnancies. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(1), 90-93. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Bentley, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2013). Factors associated with changes into public or private maternity care for a second pregnancy. Australian Health Review, 37(4), 495-500. [More Information]
  • Khambalia, A., Ford, J., Nassar, N., Shand, A., McElduff, A., Roberts, C. (2013). Occurrence and recurrence of diabetes in pregnancy. Diabetic Medicine, 30(4), 452-456. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Ford, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., March, L. (2013). Pregnancy outcomes in women with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a population-based study. Rheumatology, 52(6), 1119-1125. [More Information]
  • Ampt, A., Ford, J., Roberts, C., Morris, J. (2013). Trends in obstetric anal sphincter injuries and associated risk factors for vaginal singleton term births in New South Wales 2001-2009. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(1), 9-16. [More Information]
  • Lee, Y., Roberts, C., Patterson, J., Simpson, J., Nicholl, M., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2013). Unexplained variation in hospital caesarean section rates. Medical Journal of Australia, 199(5), 348-353. [More Information]

2012

  • Ford, J., Algert, C., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Decreasing length of maternal hospital stay is not associated with increased readmission rates. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36(5), 430-434. [More Information]
  • Falster, M., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Morris, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M. (2012). Development of a maternity hospital classification for use in perinatal research. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 23(1-2), 12-16. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Algert, C., Kok, C., Choy, M., Roberts, C. (2012). Hospital Data Reporting on Postpartum Hemorrhage: Under-Estimates Recurrence and Over-Estimates the Contribution of Uterine Atony. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(7), 1542-1548. [More Information]
  • Bentley, J., Ford, J., Taylor, L., Irvine, K., Roberts, C. (2012). Investigating linkage rates among probabilistically linked birth and hospitalization records. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12, 1-10. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Nassar, N. (2012). Mode of delivery may be the risk factor for infant infectious morbidity. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 97(8), 759-759. [More Information]
  • Vivian-Taylor, J., Roberts, C., Chen, J., Ford, J. (2012). Motor vehicle accidents during pregnancy: a population-based study. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 119(4), 499-503. [More Information]
  • Badgery-Parker, T., Shand, A., Ford, J., Jenkins, M., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Multifetal pregnancies: preterm admissions and outcomes. Australian Health Review, 36(4), 437-442. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J., Todd, A., Morris, J. (2012). Pathways to a rising caesarean section rate: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open, 2(5), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Badgery-Parker, T., Ford, J., Jenkins, M., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2012). Patterns and outcomes of preterm hospital admissions during pregnancy in NSW, 2001-2008. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(4), 261-265. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., Ford, J. (2012). Prevalence of pre-eclampsia, pregnancy hypertension and gestational diabetes in population-based data: Impact of different ascertainment methods on outcomes. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52, 91-95. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Hadfield, R., Raynes-Greenow, C., Ford, J., Mealing, N., Algert, C., Roberts, C. (2012). Quality of Data in Perinatal Population Health Databases: A Systematic Review. Medical Care, 50(4), e7-e20. [More Information]
  • Buchanan, S., Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2012). Trends and morbidity associated with oxytocin use in labour in nulliparas at term. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(2), 173-178. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Warrendorf, J., OLive, E., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2012). Trends and recurrence of placenta praevia: A population-based study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(5), 483-486. [More Information]
  • Morris, J., Algert, C., Falster, M., Ford, J., Kinnear, A., Nicholl, M., Roberts, C. (2012). Trends in planned early birth: a population-based study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 207(3), e1-e8. [More Information]

2011

  • Lain, S., Roberts, C., Warning, J., Vivian-Taylor, J., Ford, J. (2011). A survey of acute self-reported infections in pregnancy. BMJ Open, 1(1), e000083-pp 6. [More Information]
  • Stavrou, E., Ford, J., Shand, A., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2011). Epidemiology and Trends for Caesarean Section Births in New South Wales, Australia: A Population-Based Study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 11(8), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Semmens, J., Rosman, D., Ford, J., Storey, C., Holman, C., Fuller, E., Gray, V. (2011). International Health Data Linkage Network. Healthcare Policy, 6, 94-96.
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Algert, C., Antonsen, S., Chalmers, J., Cnattingius, S., Gokhale, M., Kotelchuck, M., Melve, K., Langridge, A., Morris, J., Nassar, N., et al (2011). Population-based trends in pregnancy hypertension and pre-eclampsia: an international comparative study. BMJ Open, 1(1), e000101-1-e000101-9. [More Information]
  • Patterson, J., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Morris, J. (2011). Trends and outcomes of induction of labour among nullipara at term. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 510-517. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., Ford, J. (2011). Use of hospitalisation history (lookback) to determine prevalence of chronic diseases: impact on modelling of risk factors for haemorrhage in pregnancy. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(68), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Thompson, J., Ford, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Ellwood, D. (2011). Women's Experiences of Care and Their Concerns and Needs Following a Significant Primary Postpartum Hemorrhage. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 38(4), 327-335. [More Information]

2010

  • Lain, S., Ford, J., Hadfield, R., Roberts, C. (2010). A prevalence survey of every-day activities in pregnancy. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 10(41), 41-1-41-5. [More Information]
  • Chen, J., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Taylor, L., Simpson, J. (2010). Cross-sectional reporting of previous Cesarean birth was validated using longitudinal linked data. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 63(6), 672-678. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Nassar, N., Giles, W., Morris, J. (2010). Recurrence of breech presentation in consecutive pregnancies. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(7), 830-836. [More Information]
  • Algert, C., Roberts, C., Shand, A., Morris, J., Ford, J. (2010). Seasonal variation in pregnancy hypertension is correlated with sunlight intensity. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 203(3), 215.e1-215.e5. [More Information]

2009

  • Hadfield, R., Lain, S., Simpson, J., Ford, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2009). Are babies getting bigger? An analysis of birthweight trends in New South Wales, 1990-2005. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(6), 312-315. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Bell, J., Ford, J., Morris, J. (2009). Monitoring the quality of maternity care: how well are labour and delivery events reported in population health data? Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 23(2), 144-152. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Ford, J., Raynes-Greenow, C., Hadfield, R., Simpson, J., Morris, J., Roberts, C. (2009). The impact of the Baby Bonus payment in New South Wales: who is having "one for the country"? Medical Journal of Australia, 190(5), 238-241. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Algert, C., Bell, J., Simpson, J., Morris, J. (2009). Trends in adverse maternal outcomes during childbirth: a population-based study of severe maternal morbidity. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 9, 7-1-7-10. [More Information]
  • Mealing, N., Roberts, C., Ford, J., Simpson, J., Morris, J. (2009). Trends in induction of labour, 1998-2007: a population-based study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 49(6), 599-605. [More Information]
  • Knight, M., Callaghan, W., Berg, C., Alexander, S., Bouvier-Colle, M., Ford, J., Joseph, K., Lewis, G., Liston, R., Roberts, C., et al (2009). Trends in postpartum hemorrhage in high resource countries: a review and recommendations from the International Postpartum Hemorrhage Collaborative Group. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 9, 1-10. [More Information]

2008

  • Algert, C., Morris, J., Simpson, J., Ford, J., Roberts, C. (2008). Labor before a primary cesarean delivery: Reduced risk of uterine rupture in a subsequent trial of labor for vaginal birth after cesarean. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 112(5), 1061-1066. [More Information]
  • Algert, C., Ford, J., Morris, J. (2008). Reporting of routinely collected data by public and private hospitals. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 48(5), 521-522. [More Information]
  • Bell, J., Ford, J., Cameron, C., Roberts, C. (2008). The accuracy of population health data for monitoring trends and outcomes among women with diabetes in pregnancy. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 81(1), 105-109. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Ford, J., Lain, S., Algert, C., Sparks, C. (2008). The accuracy of reporting of general anaesthesia for childbirth: a validation study. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 36(3), 418-424. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Bell, J., Ford, J., Hadfield, R., Algert, C., Morris, J. (2008). The accuracy of reporting of the hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in population health data. Hypertension in Pregnancy, 27(3), 285-297. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Ford, J., Hadfield, R., Blyth, F., Giles, W., Roberts, C. (2008). Trends in the use of epidural analgesia in Australia. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 102(3), 253-258. [More Information]

2007

  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Bowen, J., Bajuk, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2007). How well do hospital discharge data report neonatal morbidity and mortality? American Journal of Epidemiology, 165, S16-S16.
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Simpson, J., Vaughan, J., Cameron, C. (2007). Increased postpartum hemorrhage rates in Australia. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 98(3), 237-243. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Ford, J. (2007). Methods for dealing with discrepant records in linked population health datasets: a cross-sectional study. BMC Health Services Research, 7(12), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Bell, J., Algert, C., Morris, J. (2007). Postpartum haemorrhage occurrence and recurrence: a population-based study. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(7), 391-393. [More Information]
  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Algert, C., Bowen, J., Bajuk, B., Henderson-Smart, D. (2007). Using hospital discharge data for determining neonatal morbidity and mortality: a validation study. BMC Health Services Research, 7(188), 1-8. [More Information]

2006

  • Ford, J., Roberts, C., Taylor, L. (2006). Characteristics of unmatched maternal and baby records in linked birth records and hospital discharge data. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (Print), 20(4), 329-337. [More Information]
  • Cameron, C., Roberts, C., Olive, E., Ford, J., Fischer, W. (2006). Trends in postpartum haemorrhage. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 30(2), 151-156. [More Information]

2005

  • Roberts, C., Algert, C., Morris, J., Ford, J., Henderson-Smart, D. (2005). Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy: a population-based study. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(7), 332-335. [More Information]

2004

  • Ford, J., Henry, R., Sullivan, E. (2004). Comparison of selected reasons for hospitalization of children among children’s/tertiary hospitals, Australia, 1996-97 and 1997-98. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40(7), 374-379.
  • Sullivan, E., Ford, J., Chambers, G., Slaytor, E. (2004). Maternal Mortality in Australia, 1973-1996. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 44(5), 452-457.

2003

  • Ford, J., Nassar, N., Sullivan, E., Chambers, G., Lancaster, P. (2003). Reproductive health indicators, Australia 2002.

2002

  • Walters, W., Ford, J., Sullivan, E., King, J. (2002). Maternal deaths in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 176(9), 413-414.

2001

  • Ford, J., Sullivan, E., Walters, W., Beischer, N., King, J. (2001). Report on Maternal Deaths in Australia, 1994–96.

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