Bresson J, Christie K, Walker S, 2023. Not too fast, not too slow: A review of historical trends in vaginal breech time management. Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol. 0. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.EJOGRB.2023.06.015
Walker S., Spillane, E., Stringer, K., Meadowcroft, A., Dasgupta, T., Davies, S.M., Sandall, J., Shennan, A., Batish, A., Davidson, L., Das, S., Magurova, L., Haroun, G., Meates, C., Houghton, G., Grys, H. Le, 2023. The feasibility of team care for women seeking to plan a vaginal breech birth (OptiBreech 1): an observational implementation feasibility study in preparation for a pilot trial. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 9, 80. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-023-01299-x
Dasgupta, T, Hunter, S, Reid, S, et al. Breech specialist midwives and clinics in the OptiBreech Trial feasibility study: An implementation process evaluation. Birth. 2022; 00: 1- 10. doi: 10.1111/birt.12685
Spillane, E., Walker, S., McCourt, C., 2022. Optimal time intervals for vaginal breech births: a case-control study. NIHR Open Res. 2022 245 2, 45. https://doi.org/10.3310/nihropenres.13297.1
Walker, S., Dasgupta, T., Hunter, S., Reid, S., Shennan, A., Sandall, J., Davies, S., 2022. Preparing for the OptiBreech Trial: a mixed methods implementation and feasibility study. BJOG An Int. J. Obstet. Gynaecol. 129, 70. https://doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.10_17178 – Poster presentation at RCOG World Congress 2022
Walker, S., Reitter, A., 2021. The structure of breech revolutions, a response to: “Upright breech birth: New video research risks reviving Friedman’s curse.” Birth.
Mattiolo, S., Spillane, E., & Walker, S. (2021). Physiological breech birth training: An evaluation of clinical practice changes after a one‐day training program. Birth, birt.12562.
Walker, S., Dasgupta, T., Halliday, A., & Reitter, A. (2021). Development of a core outcome set for effectiveness studies of breech birth at term (Breech-COS): a systematic review on variations in outcome reporting. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.
Walker S (2020) No more ‘hands off the breech.’ The Practising Midwife. 23(6)
Walker S (2020) Research as Leadership. Blog, King’s College London
(ALGORITHM REFERENCE) Reitter A, Halliday A and Walker 2 (2020) Practical insight into upright breech birth from birth videos: a structured analysis. Birth 47(2):211-219. doi.org/10.1111/birt.12480
Walker S and Spillane E (2020) Face to pubes rotational manoeuvre for bilateral nuchal arms in a vaginal breech birth, resolved in an upright maternal position: A case report. Birth 47(2):246-252. doi/10.1111/birt.12486
Spillane E (2020). Why Breech Birth Matters. The British Journal of Midwifery, April:28(4):210-211. Doi: 10.12968.bjom.2020.28.4.210
Spillane E and Walker S (2019). Case Study Supporting Continuity of Care Models for Breech Presentation at or Near Term. The Practising Midwife, December:36-37
Walker S (2019). ‘Optimising physiological birth for women and babies with complex needs’ in Downe S and Byrom S, eds., Squaring the Circle: Normal birth research, theory and practice in a technological age. London: Pinter & Martin
Reitter A and Walker S (2019) Der Kaiserschnitt bei Beckenendlage – gibt es alternative Wege?. Frauenarzt. 60(9):647-650.
Spillane, E. (2019) Obstetric Emergencies in Low Risk Settings ‘in’ Chandraharan, E. and Arulkumaran, S. Obstetric and Intrapartum Emergencies, Cambridge University Press, 2nd edn.
Walker S (2018) Response to: vaginal birth in breech presentation in morbidly obese women, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Walker S (2017) Competence and expertise in physiological breech birth, PhD Thesis deposited at City Research Online
Walker S, Parker P, Scamell M (2018) Expertise in physiological breech birth: A mixed methods study. Birth. 45(2):202-209.
Walker S, Scamell M, Parker P (2018) Deliberate acquisition of competence in physiological breech birth: A grounded theory study. Women & Birth 31(3):e170-e177.
Walker S, Breslin E, Scamell M, Parker P (2017) Effectiveness of vaginal breech birth training strategies: an integrative review of the literature. Birth. 44(2):101-9. (Author version archived at City Research Online)
Walker S, Reading C, Silverwood-Cope O, Cochrane V (2017) Physiological breech birth: Evaluation of a training programme for birth professionals. The Practising Midwife. 20(2): 25-8. (Extended Author Version)
Walker S, Scamell M, Parker P (2016) Principles of physiological breech birth practice: A Delphi Study. Midwifery. 43:1-6. (Author version archived at City Research Online)
Fineberg A, Maher B, Walker S (2016) Upright vaginal breech birth, film presented at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Washington Convention Centre, 14 May 2016.
Walker S, Scamell M, Parker P (2016) Standards for maternity care professionals attending planned upright breech births. Midwifery. 34:7-14. (Author version archived at City Research Online)
Walker S, Cochrane V (2015) Unexpected breech: what can midwives do? The Practising Midwife, 18(10): 26-29. Click here to download – PDF.
Walker S, Perilakalathil P, Moore J, Gibbs C, Reavell K, Crozier K (2015). Standards for midwife practitioners of external cephalic version: A Delphi study. Midwifery [Online] Available from: doi:10.1016/j.midw.2015.01.004 (Author version archived at City Research Online)
Walker S (2014). To ECV or not to ECV? The current evidence base concerning external cephalic version. The Practising Midwife 17(9):30-33(4). (Archived at City Research Online)
Plested M, Walker S (2014) Building confident ways of working around higher risk birth choices. Essentially MIDIRS 5(9):13-16. (Archived at City Research Online)
Walker S, Powell R (2014) Low overall mortality and morbidity for breech babies in the Netherlands. Acta Obstetrica et Gynecologica Scandinavica DOI: 10.1111/aogs.12497. (Available on ResearchGate)
Walker S, Sabrosa R (2014) Assessment of fetal presentation: Exploring a woman-centred approach. British Journal of Midwifery 22(4):240-244. (Author version archived at City Research Online) Note — a lot has changed in the last 10-20 years, including the safety of undiagnosed breech presentations in labour. Consider when reading older work.
Walker S (2013) Undiagnosed breech: Towards a woman-centred approach. British Journal of Midwifery 21(5):316–22. (Author version archived at City Research Online) * Note — a lot has changed in the last 10-20 years, including the safety of undiagnosed breech presentations in labour. Consider when reading older work.
Walker S (2012) Breech birth: an unusual normal. The Practising Midwife 15(3):18,20–1. Click here to download – PDF