Research domains: Flanders (in collaboration with Artesis Plantijn university college Antwerp, Midwifery): maternal perinatal emotional welbeing (PATH, WhatsAP Mama); inter & post pregnancy support of maternal life balance of mothers during transition to motherhood (MEtoWE); Midwifery non-medical precribing (PRIME)
Promotor PhD students and Master students (thesis)
Education Master Nursing & midwifery
Other positions: Associate professor Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Midwifery/ Research centre Innovations in Care; Honoray research fellow University of Hull, faculty of Health Sciences, Health, Nursing & Midwifery
International network: EU COST Action CA18211; European Advisor Midwifery Unit Network (MUNt), London City University
PhD study (2016 succesful defence): WazzUp Mama?! The development of an intervention to prevent and reduce maternal distress during pregnancy. University of Maastricht.
Additional qualifications: MSc Midwifery; MSc Healthcare education, BSc midwifery