Postnatal and Neonatal Midwifery Skills
This pocket-sized book, presented in an easy-to-follow format, is designed as a tool for students and professionals to carry in any setting, providing a quick reference guide to supporting women and babies during the postnatal/neonatal period. Written in an accessible way, this book provides step-by-step processes for students to follow, and is ideal for professionals to share with the women and families in their care.
Anatomy. Bereavement – dealing with the loss of a baby. Bottle feeding. Breastfeeding. Calculating feed requirements. Changing stools. Contraception. Cord care. Developmental care. Discharge. Drugs for neonates. Emergencies. Fluid balance. Hand expression. Hypoglycaemia in the newborn. Lochia. Neonatal examination. Neonatal jaundice. Neonatal screening. Phototherapy. Post birth care. Postnatal examination. Postnatal complications. Skin to skin. Stillbirth and neonatal death. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Thermoregulation of the newborn. Transient tachypnoea of the newborn. General abbreviations. Support groups