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Dr Sara Holton is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Sara has a background in psychology, gender studies, and human resource management. Sara's research interests are psychosocial aspects of women's reproductive lives. Her PhD research examined the salient factors in Australian women's childbearing desires, outcomes and expectations. She found that women are not always able to choose when and if they have a child, and that their childbearing outcomes are associated with diverse biological, psychological and social factors. Her current research includes an Australian Research Council funded project on fertility management in contemporary Australia.

Keywords

  • Women
  • Reproduction
  • fertility
  • contraception
  • Obesity

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Projects 2014 2018

Research Output 2009 2018

The Fertility Management Experiences of Australian Women with a Non-communicable Chronic Disease: Findings from the Understanding Fertility Management in Contemporary Australia Survey

Holton, S., Thananjeyan, A., Rowe, H., Kirkman, M., Jordan, L., McNamee, K., Bayly, C., McBain, J., Sinnott, V. & Fisher, J. 1 Jun 2018 In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 22, 6, p. 830-840 11 p.

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Abortion: findings from women and men participating in the Understanding Fertility Management in contemporary Australia national survey

Rowe, H., Holton, S., Kirkman, M., Bayly, C., Jordan, L., McNamee, K., McBain, J., Sinnott, V. & Fisher, J. 22 Jun 2017 In : Sexual Health. 14, p. 566-573 8 p., SH17004

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Contraceptive use and contraceptive health care needs among Sri Lankan migrants living in Australia: Findings from the understanding fertility management in contemporary Australia survey

Ellawela, Y., Nilaweera, I., Holton, S., Rowe, H., Kirkman, M., Jordan, L., McNamee, K., Bayly, C., McBain, J., Sinnott, V. & Fisher, J. 1 Jun 2017 In : Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare. 12, p. 70-75 6 p.

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