Bunty Lai-Boyd

Bunty Lai-Boyd

Lecturer

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Department of Midwifery

Contact Details

email: b.lai-boyd@worc.ac.uk

Bunty has recently made the transition into working in higher education from clinical practice where she worked as a lead midwife on the Labour Ward. Her clinical experience is in a variety of settings such as community, stand-alone birth units and practice development.

Bunty is passionate about LGBTQIA+ equity and inclusivity in perinatal services and is a passionate advocate for human rights during the childbearing journey. She is currently undertaking her MSc in Midwifery and plans to explore these areas in more depth through further postgraduate research.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery: University of Worcester 2016

    Physical Examination of The Newborn: Oxford Brookes 2020

Teaching Interests

  • LGBTQIA+ equity and inclusivity in perinatal services and education

  • Facilitating physiological birth in hospital settings

  • Optimising multidisciplinary team working

  • Foetal monitoring

  • Feminism and gender studies

Research Interests

  • LGBTQIA+ equity and inclusivity

  • Optimising multidisciplinary team working

Professional Bodies

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council

Publications

Lai-Boyd, B. And Otieno, N (2022) Increasing Inclusivity in Perinatal Language: Why words matter. The Practising Midwife

Ritchie, A. and Lai-Boyd, B (2021) Inclusivity and Equity in Antenatal Education for The LGBTQIA+ Community. The Practising Midwife

Lai-Boyd, B. and Lai-Boyd, S (2021) Pride in Maternity: Proud of What?. The Practising Midwife

Byrom, S. and Lai-Boyd, B (2021) ‘Twinkling the rooms’: Optimising normal birth in a hospital setting. The Practising Midwife

Lai-Boyd, B (2020) What about the future? Holding on to our philosophy of care. The Student Midwife Journal

Lai-Boyd, B (2020) Maternity Care for LGBTQ+ People - How can we do better?. All4Maternity

Conferences

Birth Trauma for The LGBTQ+ Community: The 7th Annual Birth Trauma Summit 2022

High-risk and Normality: Normality Conference 2021 - University of Suffolk

Inclusive Language: Normality Conference 2021 - University of Suffolk

Navigating care giving for same-sex couples: International Normal Labour and Birth Research Conference 2020