Dr Holly Morse

Dr Holly Morse

Lecturer in Midwifery, Midwifery

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 205678 ext 1265

Email address

Office - 126
First Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


After completing a degree in International Relations, Holly begun studying the health and wellbeing of women and families whilst working within social services in 2004. 

The birth of her first baby in 2005 ignited a passion for parenting and birth education, along with lifelong friendships formed via NCT antenatal classes. She went on to study HE Diplomas in antenatal education and birth support, and also graduated from Swansea University with a Master’s in Child Welfare in 2007.

After then also qualifying as a Midwife from Swansea University, Holly moved into research, completing her PhD in 2023. Her doctoral research explored midwifery input to online breastfeeding support, producing a series of five papers.

Holly took up a midwifery lecturing post at Swansea University in 2020. She is passionate about engaging midwives, students and academics in the creative use of digital innovations for midwifery education, and has presented these at national and international conferences. In 2023 she was shortlisted for two RCM Awards for excellence in research and excellence in midwifery education.


Areas Of Expertise

  • Digital and social media
  • Breastfeeding
  • Public Health

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Digital creativity

Academic writing


Public health

Research Award Highlights Collaborations