Mari is an early career researcher, who works across the disciplines of health, sociology and psychology. Her research interests include:
She has a specific interest in the reproductive experiences of LGBTQ+ people.
As well as undertaking research, Mari teaches research methodology, has experience of supervising Masters' level students, and runs a monthly Qualitative Research Clinic for Open University staff with her colleague Lauren O'Hagan.
The Guardian Weekend feature article on freebirth research ‘Women feel they have no option but to give birth alone’: the rise of freebirthing | Childbirth | The Guardian
BBC Wales reporting on the rise in freebirth Freebirth: 'Giving birth without medical help felt safer' - BBC News
“We Should Be Working Together, and It Felt like They Disrupted That”: Pregnant Women and Partners’ Experiences of Maternity Care in the First UK COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown (2023-02-15)
Keely, Alice; Greenfield, Mari and Darwin, Zoe
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20, Article 3382(4)
Lack of policy consideration for breastfeeding co-mothers in maternity services (2022-09-02)
British Journal of Midwifery, 30(9) (pp. 526-530)
Diversity of Family Formation: LGBTQ+ Parents (2023-01-01)
Darwin, Zoe and Greenfield, Mari
In: Borg Xuereb, Rita and Jomeen, Julie eds. Perspectives on Midwifery and Parenthood (pp. 163-179)
ISBN : 978-3-031-17284-7 | Publisher : Springer, Cham