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Hora is a Professor of Maternal and Infant Health. She is a registered midwife and has been researching for over 18 years on maternal and infant health. Her expertise are focused around pregnancy and postnatal maternal weight changes, infant feeding, maternal obesity and organisation of maternity care. 


  • Maternal weight and health during pregnancy and birth
  • Maternity care models
  • Breastfeeding in specific groups (e.g. women with diabetes)

Media Coverage:

Yorkshire Post

University makes the case for midwife-led care for mothers [Dec 2014]

Sheffield Star

Midwife care ‘reduces risk of giving birth prematurely’ [Aug 2013]

Hora Soltani

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