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Dr Sarah Earle

Dr Sarah Earle

About me

Dr Sarah Earle is a medical sociologist with an interest in reproduction, sex and health and is a member of the School's reproductive and sexual heatlh research theme. Sarah is especially interested in the politics of infant feeding, contraception and fertility, and the reproductive and sexual rights of disabled people. Sarah joined the Open University in January 2005. Some of her co-edited publications include: Death and Dying: A reader and Making Sense of Death, Dying and Bereavement: An anthology both published by Sage in association with The Open University in 2009. She is also the author (with Keith Sharp) of Sex in Cyberspace: Men who pay for sex, published by Ashgate in 2005).


Dr Sarah Earle's research

Lindsay O’Dell et al. (2018-11-27) Role of peer support for people with a spinal cord injury, In Nursing Standard 4(34)

Sarah Earle and Robin Hadley (2018-07) Men’s views and experiences of infant feeding: A qualitative systematic review, In Maternal and Child Nutrition 3(14)

Sarah Earle and Robin Hadley (2018-03) A systematic review of men’s views and experiences of infant feeding: implications for midwifery practice, In MIDIRS Midwifery Digest 1(28)

Maddie Blackburn, Lizzie Chambers and Sarah Earle (2017-10) Editorial - Talking about sex, relationships and intimacy: new guidance and standards for nurses and other health and social care professionals working with young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, In Journal of Advanced Nursing 10(73)

Sarah Earle et al. (2017-04-07) Preconception care for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus: a mixed-methods study exploring uptake of preconception care, In Health Technology Assessment 14(21)

Jan Walmsley et al. (2016-10-27) The experiences of women with learning disabilities on contraception choice, In Primary Health Care 9(26)

Susan Ledger et al. (2016-09-01) Contraceptive decision-making and women with learning disabilities, In Sexualities 5-6(19)

Jan Walmsley et al. (2016-03) Contraceptive choices for women with learning disabilities, In Learning Disability Practice 2(19), RCNi

Sarah Earle et al. (2015-05) Contraceptive choices for women with learning disabilities, The Open University

Maddie Blackburn, Sarah Earle and Carol Komaromy (2015-04) Relationships and sexuality in young adults with life-limiting conditions in England, In Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Annual Conference 2015 Suppl3(100)

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