Since the publication of her 2015 report Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing (more info and links here) Dr Buckley has continued to research and write about the hormones of physiological labour and the impacts of interventions.
She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) studying oxytocin in childbearing.
This page lists the publications Sarah has co-authored, with links and descriptions. You can receive information about new publications by signing up to Sarah’s newsletters.
Maternal plasma levels of oxytocin during physiological childbirth – a systematic review with implications for uterine contractions and central actions of oxytocin. Uvnas-Moberg, K., A. Ekstrom-Bergstrom, M. Berg, S. Buckley, Z. Pajalic, E. Hadjigeorgiou, A. Kotlowska, L. Lengler, B. Kielbratowska, F. Leon-Larios, C. M. Magistretti, S. Downe, B. Lindstrom and A. Dencker (2019). BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 19(1): 285 Full text here
Maternal plasma levels of oxytocin during breastfeeding-A systematic review. Uvnäs Moberg, K., A. Ekström-Bergström, S. Buckley, C. Massarotti, Z. Pajalic, K. Luegmair, A. Kotlowska, L. Lengler, I. Olza, S. Grylka-Baeschlin, P. Leahy-Warren, E. Hadjigeorgiu, S. Villarmea and A. Dencker (2020). PLoS One 15(8): e0235806. More info and full text links here
Birth as a neuro-psycho-social event: An integrative model of maternal experiences and their relation to neurohormonal events during childbirth. Olza, I., K. Uvnas-Moberg, A. Ekström-Bergström, P. Leahy-Warren, S. I. Karlsdottir, M. Nieuwenhuijze, S. Villarmea, E. Hadjigeorgiou, M. Kazmierczak, A. Spyridou and S. Buckley (2020) PLoS One 15(7): e0230992. More info and full text links here
Nature and consequences of oxytocin and other neurohormones during the perinatal period.Buckley S, Uvnäs Moberg K Chapter in: Downe S, Byron S, editors. Squaring the Circle: Normal birth research, theory and practice in a technological age. London: Pinter and Martin; 2019. p. 19-31 More info and links to purchase this book here
The initiation of labour at term gestation: Physiology and Practice implications. Hundley, V., S. Downe and S. J. Buckley (2020). Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol Aug; 67:4-18 More info (This article is only available via subscription or payment
Physiologic Basis of Pain in Labour and Delivery: An Evidence-Based Approach to its Management. Practice Guideline No. 355 Bonapace, J., G. P. Gagne, N. Chaillet, R. Gagnon, E. Hebert and S. Buckley (2018). J Obstet Gynaecol Can 40(2): 2 DOI: 10.1016/j.jogc.2017.08.003 More info (This article is only available via subscription or payment