E-books: Midwifery

  • Menstruation, Health And Illness book cover

    Menstruation, Health And Illness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana L. Taylor, Nancy F. Woods

    The seventh conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in June 1987, continued the work of previous meetings to provide a forum for research and knowledge about menstrual cycle phenomena. Founded in 1978, The Society for Menstrual Cycle…

    eBook – 2019-05-30
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

  • Breastfeeding and Medication book cover

    Breastfeeding and Medication

    2nd Edition

    By Wendy Jones

    Sadly, women often feel they have no alternative but to give up breastfeeding, having been prescribed or purchased medication. In many cases, however, this is unnecessary. This book outlines the evidence base for the use of medication during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding and Medication presents a…

    eBook – 2018-05-11

  • Bodies that Birth: Vitalizing Birth Politics book cover

    Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics, 1st Edition

    By Rachelle Chadwick

    Bodies that Birth puts birthing bodies at the centre of questions about contemporary birth politics, power, and agency. Arguing that the fleshy and embodied aspects of birth have been largely silenced in social science scholarship, Rachelle Chadwick uses an array of birth stories, from diverse…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Women and Psychology

  • Untangling the Maternity Crisis book cover

    Untangling the Maternity Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nadine Edwards, Rosemary Mander, Jo Murphy-Lawless

    Arguing that contemporary maternity services provide a toxic environment both in which to practise and to give birth, this book looks at how we can change this. Its aim is promoting the best possible experiences of childbearing, and confident, strengthening and loving contexts for new parenthood.…

    eBook – 2018-01-19

  • Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches book cover


    New Anthropological Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cecília Tomori, Aunchalee E. L. Palmquist, EA Quinn

    Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches unites sociocultural, biological, and archaeological anthropological scholarship to spark new conversations and research about breastfeeding. While breastfeeding has become the subject of intense debate in many settings, anthropological perspectives…

    eBook – 2017-12-22

  • Collaborative Practice with Vulnerable Children and Their Families book cover

    Collaborative Practice with Vulnerable Children and Their Families

    1st Edition

    By Julie Taylor, June Thoburn

    Collaborative Practice with Vulnerable Children and Their Families focuses on the knowledge and skills needed by professionals who work across disciplines to meet the needs of parents and children experiencing complex difficulties. It establishes the importance of both interprofessional and…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    CAIPE Collaborative Practice Series

  • Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence: Beyond Attachment Theory book cover

    Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory, 1st Edition

    By Fiona Buchanan

    This unique book offers an innovative feminist critique of attachment theory that offers an alternative understanding of relationships between women and their babies in domestic violence. Fiona Buchanan identifies a way forward for working with women, babies and people who have grown up with…

    eBook – 2017-10-18
    Women and Psychology

  • Spirituality and Childbirth: Meaning and Care at the Start of Life book cover

    Spirituality and Childbirth

    Meaning and Care at the Start of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Crowther, Jenny Hall

    Highlighting aspects of birth often taken for granted, ignored or left silenced, this book questions the art and meaning of childbirth. Addressing spirituality in and around the start of life from a variety of thought-provoking perspectives, it examines the apparent paradox of impersonal…

    eBook – 2017-09-13

  • Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period: Implications and Guidance for Professionals book cover

    Psychosocial Resilience and Risk in the Perinatal Period

    Implications and Guidance for Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gill Thomson, Virginia Schmied

    Bringing together experts in the field, this important book considers the underlying risk factors that create situations of psychosocial vulnerability and marginalisation for mothers, from their baby’s conception up to a year after birth. Adopting a strengths-based approach, the book looks not only…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • Emergencies Around Childbirth: A Handbook for Midwives, Third Edition book cover

    Emergencies Around Childbirth

    A Handbook for Midwives, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Maureen Boyle

    Designed to enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills needed to perform effectively in urgent or emergency situations that can occur in a hospital, at a birth centre or at home, this fully updated third edition provides an accessible resource for all practising midwives. With contributions…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • The Social Context of Birth book cover

    The Social Context of Birth

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Caroline Squire

    Midwives and other health care professionals need to have a deep understanding of the various lives childbearing women live in order to support them insightfully and practise in a nuanced manner. The Social Context of Birth has been revised, updated and enlarged to provide an essential…

    eBook – 2017-04-06

  • Depression in New Mothers: Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives book cover

    Depression in New Mothers

    Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives, 3rd Edition

    By Kathleen A Kendall-Tackett

    Depression is the most common complication of childbirth and results in adverse health outcomes for both mother and child. It is vital, therefore, that health professionals be ready to help women who have depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder in the perinatal period. Now in its…

    eBook – 2016-09-05

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