Claire Hotchin

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Lecturer - Midwifery

Phone: +64 9 9219999 ext. 7508

Email: chotchin@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room MB 106
AUT South
Manukau
Auckland
Postal Address:

Room ME106
South Campus
Great South Road
Manukau
2025

Qualifications:

RGON. Registered Nurse
RM. Registered Midwife
BSN. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MA. Master of Arts (Hons)
IBCLC. International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Memberships and Affiliations:

NZCOM. New Zealand College of Midwives
La Leche League
LCANZ. Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand.
ILCA. International Lactation Consultants Association.
Calmbirth Education

Teaching Areas:

Midwifery

Research Areas:

•    Primary Birthing Care
•    Sustainable LMC Practice

Current Research Projects:

•    Sustainable Lead Maternity Care (LMC) Midwifery Practice: What sustains Midwives who have been in LMC practice in New Zealand for more than eight years?  Co researchers: Judith McAra-Couper, Andrea Gilkison, Susan Crowther, Marion Hunter, Jackie Gunn, Claire Hotchin

•    What supports and prevents LMC midwives from offering low risk women primary birthing options? Debbie MacGregor and Claire Hotchin  


Publications:

Gilkison, A., McAra-Couper, J., Gunn, J., Crowther, S., Hunter,M., Macgregor, D., Hotchin, C. (2015) Midwifery practice arrangements which sustain caseloading Lead Maternity Carer midwives in New Zealand. NZCOM Journal 51, 11-16.

McAra-Couper, J., Gilkison, A., Crowther, S., Hunter, M., Hotchin, C., & Gunn,J. ( 2014). Partnership and reciprocity with women sustain Lead Maternity Carer midwives in practice. NZCOM Journal 49, 23 - 33. http://dx.doi.org/10.12784/nzcomjnl49.2014.5.29-33

Hotchin, C. (2012) Birth and the Neonate. Chapter 3. In Shaw, S, Haxell, A and Weblemoe, T. (Eds) Communication across the lifespan. South Melbourne, Vic. : Oxford University Press.