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Ms Billie Bradford

Senior Research Officer

Billie Bradford is a Senior Research Officer at Mater Research and a practising midwife since 1998.  For 10 years Billie was a Midwife Educator responsible for leading the perinatal and maternal mortality review at MidCentral Health in New Zealand and Local Co-ordinator for the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC). Billie completed a Masters in Midwifery at Victoria University of Wellington in 2014 with a thesis titled Maternally Perceived Fetal movements: A qualitative description.

In 2020 Billie completed a PhD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University of Auckland with a thesis titled Fetal Movements in Normal and Complicated Pregnancies. The findings of her PhD thesis have informed developments of fetal movement practice guidelines nationally and internationally. Billie is a Director of the Board of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand and is passionate about perinatal care improvement and the importance of an optimal start to life for lifelong health and well-being. Her ongoing research is focused on fetal movements, stillbirth prevention, bereavement care and midwifery.

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