Women-Centered Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Women-Centered Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

1st Edition

By Sara Shields, Lucy Candib


590 pages

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Paperback: 9781846191619
pub: 2010-01-25

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A woman-centered approach to pregnancy must be flexible enough to address the variety of women's experiences around the world, encompassing medical conditions, cultures and family structures. It must also include women who choose not to carry a pregnancy or experience a miscarriage. This unique woman-centered text explores all these issues and more

Table of Contents

Part 1 � The magnitude of the problem. Part 2 � Understanding the experience. Part 3 � Understanding the woman. Part 4 � Finding common ground. Part 5 � Prevention and health promotion. Part 6 � Enhancing the clinical relationship. Part 7 � Being realistic.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General