Skip to main content
KBS_Icon_questionmark link-ico

Biography

Project Title: Perceptions and practices of infant feeding among larger birthweight infants: An exploratory mixed-methods study to identify factors that contribute to successful breastfeeding among women delivering larger birthweight infants 

Pippa is a PhD student funded by the IoPPN PhD Prize Studentship award, supervised by Dr Joseph Chilcot and Professor Debra Bick. Pippa previously completed the MSc in Health Psychology at KCL, and has previous experience working in the Department of Midwifery (KCL) as a Research Assistant, focusing on infant feeding practices among women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy. Her current work involves collaborations with colleagues from Health Psychology and Women’s Health (Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine) to understand infant feeding practices among women who deliver, or who are at risk of delivering, large birthweight infants. Her areas of interest include infant feeding, breastfeeding, larger infant birthweight, and infant feeding among women who are obese and/or experience diabetes during pregnancy.