Paynter, M., Heggie, C., Matheson, L., Rillie, C., Beals, D., Bray, M. (2022). Maternal Incarceration in a Provincial Prison: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Published online first.

Paynter, M. (2022) Gender and the privatization of public responsibility for vaccination. International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics. IJFAB. 15(1),

Aston, Megan, Price, Sheri, Paynter, Martha, Sim, Meaghan, Monaghan, Joelle, Jefferies, Keisha, & Ollivier, Rachel.  (2021). Navigating a Sea of Disasters: A Discourse Analysis of Women’s Experiences with Child Protection Services. Nursing Reports.

Paynter, M., LeBlanc, D., Yoshida, L., Finlayson, A., Turtle, K., Brown, M., Blennerhassett, C.J., Graham, L. (2022) Implementation of an Interprofessional Health Education Course on Abortion Care. Journal of Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 17. 229-232.

Carson, A., Paynter, M., Norman, W., Munro, S., Roussel, J., Dunn, S., Bryant-Lukosius, D., Martin-Misener, R. Optimizing the nurse role in family planning. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership. 35(1), 54-68. doi:10.12927/cjnl.2022.26750 

Paynter, M., Matheson, L., McVicar, L., Jefferies, K., Gebre, K., Marshall, P., Zylstra, G., MacEachern, D., Thomas, L., Palliser-Nicholas, F. (2021). Peer Doula Support Training for Black and Indigenous Groups in Nova Scotia, Canada: A Community-Based Qualitative Study. Public Health Nursing. DOI: 10.1111/phn.12955

Paynter, M., Martin-Misener, R., Iftene, A., Tomblin Murphy, G. The Correctional Services Canada Institutional Mother Child Program: A Look at the Numbers. (Accepted June 2021, Forthcoming in November 2022 issue) The Prison Journal. 

Paynter, M. (2021) Reproductive (In)Justice in Canadian Federal Prisons for Women: Final Report for the 2019-2020 Reproductive Justice Workshop Project, Prepared for the Canadian Association for the Elizabeth Fry Societies, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Paynter, M. (2021).  Chapter 13: “Breastfeeding for People Experiencing Criminalization and Incarceration“, in Lactation: A Foundational Strategy for Health Promotion. Suzanne Campbell, Ed. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Paynter, M., Jefferies., K., Carrier, L., & Goshin, L. “A Feminist Abolitionist Nursing Ethics.” (Accepted May 2021). Advances in Nursing Science. Open Access. Published online ahead of print. DOI: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000385.

Paynter, M., Heggie, C., McKibbon, S., Martin-Misener, R., Iftene, A., Tomblin Murphy, G. (2021) Sexual and reproductive health outcomes among incarcerated women in Canada: A scoping review. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. 54(1).

Paynter, M., Heggie, C., Martin-Misener, R., Iftene, A., Tomblin Murphy, G. Sexual and reproductive health outcomes among incarcerated women in Canada: A scoping review. (In Press). Canadian Journal of Nursing Research.

Paynter, M.J., Bagg, L., & Heggie, C. (2020) Invisible women: correctional facilities for women and girls across Canada and proximity to maternity services. International Journal of Prisoner Health.

Paynter, Martha, Jefferies, Keisha, & Carrier, Leah. (2020) Nurses for Police and Prison Abolition. Public Health Nursing.

Aston, M., Price, S., Hunter, A., Sim, M., Etowa, J., Monaghan, J., Paynter, M. (2020). Second Opinions: Negotiating Agency in Online Mothering Forums. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. 53(4),

Paynter, M., Jefferies, K., McKibbon, S., Martin-Misener, R., Iftene, A., Tomblin Murphy, G. Mother Child Programs for Incarcerated Mothers and Children and Associated Health Outcomes: A Scoping Review (2020). Nursing Leadership. 33(1), 81-99. doi:10.12927/cjnl.2020.26189

Price, S.L., Vine, J., Gurnham, M.E., Paynter, M.J, & Leiter, M. (2019) Experiences with Managing the Workplace Social Environment: A Qualitative Study. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(11). doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000813  

Paynter, M., Norman, W. & Martin-Misener, R. (2019). Nurses are Key Members of the Abortion Care Team: Why aren’t Schools of Nursing Teaching Abortion Care? Witness: The Canadian Journal of Critical Nursing Discourse, 1(2), 17-29 Available at:

Paynter, M.J., Snelgrove-Clarke, E. (2019). “Breastfeeding in Public” for Incarcerated Women: The Baby-Friendly Steps. International Breastfeeding Journal, 14(16). Published online April 17. Open access:

Paynter, M.J., Drake, E., Cassidy, C., & Snelgrove-Clarke, E. (2019) Maternal Health Outcomes for Incarcerated Women: A Scoping Review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. Published online February 20.

Paynter, M.J.(2019) Medication and Facilitation of Transgender Women’s Lactation. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online March 6.

Paynter, M.J. (2018) Clinical Opinion Letters Regarding Breastfeeding and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome for Child Apprehension Family Court Proceedings. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online Dec 13.

Paynter, M.J., Celis-Hecht Mendoza, A.K. (2018) The Roosevelt Hospital Banco de Leche: Non-Profit Human Donor Milk Bank in Guatemala City. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online October 30.

Paynter, M.J., Richardson, B. (2018). Nursing Students Respond to Opioid Crisis with Naloxone Education. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health. 37(2). Published online November 19.

Price, S.L., Paynter, M.J, McGillis Hall, L., Reichart, C. (2018) The Intergenerational Impact of Management Relations on Nurse Career Satisfaction and Patient Care. Journal of Nursing Administration.48(12), 636-641
doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000695

Paynter, M.J, MacFadden, A., Shanks, K. (2018) Students mobilize a screening clinic with equity and access in mind. Canadian Nurse, May/June 2018.

Paynter, M. (2018) Policy and Legal Protection for Breastfeeding and Incarcerated Women in Canada. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online March 27.

Paynter, M., & Hayward, K. (2018) Medicine, Body Fluid and Food: The Regulation of Human Donor Milk in Canada. Healthcare Policy. 13(3), 20-26.

Paynter, M., & Snelgrove-Clarke, E. (2017) Breastfeeding support for criminalized women in Canada. Journal of Human Lactation. Published online August 18.

Paynter, M. Atlantic Canada Needs a Human Milk Bank.  (2017). Canadian Journal of Nursing Research. Published online October 16.

Price, S., MacMillan, K., Awad, C., & Paynter, M. (2019) Promoting recruitment by rebranding the image of nursing. Nursing Standard. doi: 10.7748/ns.2019.e10937