Mrs Rebecca Lawes

Mrs Rebecca Lawes

Lecturer in Midwifery (Education)

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

I am a NMC registered midwife and teacher. My midwifery career has always been focused on supporting students in clinical practice, particularly intrapartum care and homebirth. I have a special interest in fetal growth restriction and the evidence base which supports preventing avoidable stillbirth. 


2009 Pre- Registration Midwifery BSc (Hon) 1st Class

2016 Fellow Higher Education Academy
2017 NMC recorded Teacher 
2018 MSc in Contemporary Healthcare (education)

Professional membership

Royal College of Midwives

Teaching interests

Clinical skills for midwifery practice 

Psycho-social aspects of midwifery practice and communication

BFI Infant Feeding team member - achieving re-accreditation 2018

Other research

E poster presentation at the 7th International Conference on Fetal Growth in Milan (2018)

Student midwives' perception of the growth assessment protocol (GAP): Preparation for clinical practice 

Poster Presentation - Faculty Postgraduate Research Event December 2018

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted


Lawes, R., Jones, S. (2020) Student Midwives' Perceptions of the Growth Assessment Protocol (GAP): Preparation for Clinical Practice Nurse Education in Practice 44 102756 DOI:10.1016/j.nepr.2020.102756

Lawes R & Jones S 2020 'Student midwives’ perception of the growth assessment protocol (GAP): Preparation for clinical practice' Nurse Education in Practice 44, 102756-102756 , DOI