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Dr Jenny Ingram

Dr Jenny Ingram

Dr Jenny Ingram
BSc(Soton), PhD(Bristol)

Senior Research Fellow

Office Room BG1
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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+44 (0) 117 33 14088
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Summary

Biography

Jenny has worked in the Institute of Child Health in Bristol (previous home of Child and Adolescent Health) since 1987. She is a senior researcher experienced in using quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her interests are in maternal and child health, infant feeding, particularly breastfeeding, injury prevention in pre-school children and health promotion. She has carried out studies investigating the hormonal predictors of breast milk output; explored breastfeeding attitudes with grandmothers, mothers and fathers in ethnic minority groups and in areas of deprivation; evaluated breastfeeding peer support; produced and evaluated an evidence-based inter-professional breastfeeding learning package for primary care teams; run a feasibility RCT on tongue-tie and breastfeeding, and studied changes in maternal confidence for those with babies in NICU. She also works as a senior research consultant with the NIHR Research Design Service-South West, leading a team of methodologists advising and supporting health professionals in developing grant applications for NIHR funding streams.

Teaching

Aspects of Child Health, Child Health in Early Years, UoB

Supervision of 1 PhD student.

Keywords

  • breastfeeding
  • UNICEF
  • BFI

Expertise

I am a senior researcher experienced in using quantitative and qualitative research methods. My interests are in maternal and child health, infant feeding, young people and health promotion. I also work at the NIHR Research Design Service-South West(Bristol) providing research advice and methodological support in applied health projects for health professionals.

  • maternal health
  • child health
  • infant feeding
  • breastfeeding
  • young people
  • primary care
  • Memberships

    Organisations

    School of Social and Community Medicine

    Centres, collaborations and units

    Recent publications

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    Projects

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