E-books: Midwifery

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England book cover

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England

    1st Edition

    By Audrey Eccles

    Originally published in 1982 Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Tudor and Stuart England traces the development of obstetrics and gynaecology over the past two centuries. Between the 16th and 18th century midwifery passed from a female mystery, employing traditional medicines and superstitions, to a…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • The Making of Man-Midwifery: Childbirth in England, 1660-1770 book cover

    The Making of Man-Midwifery

    Childbirth in England, 1660-1770, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Wilson

    Originally published 1995 The Making of Man-Midwifery looks at how the eighteenth century witnessed a revolution in childbirth practices. By the last quarter of the century increasing numbers of babies were being delivered by men – a dramatic shift from the women-only ritual that had been standard…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Phenomenology of the Newborn: Life from Womb to World book cover

    Phenomenology of the Newborn

    Life from Womb to World, 1st Edition

    By Michael van Manen

    Many children spend their first days, weeks, and sometimes months in a neonatal intensive care unit as a consequence of prematurity, congenital anomalies, or birth complications. Their medical needs are thoughtfully appraised and attended to, yet some questions are rarely asked: What experiences do…

    eBook – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Phenomenology of Practice

  • Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth book cover

    Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstie Coxon, Mandie Scamell, Andy Alaszewski

    Over the last hundred years, pregnancy and childbirth has become increasingly safe – yet it is still a site of risk, and a contested ground on which health professionals and pregnant women both face high costs of error. In this context, all those involved in managing pregnancy and birth are…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Supporting Families and Carers: A Nursing Perspective book cover

    Supporting Families and Carers

    A Nursing Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Mary E. Braine, Julie Wray

    Understanding the perspective of carers is an essential aspect of nursing. Supporting Families and Carers: A Nursing Perspective offers insights into the fundamental principles of caring for families and carers irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religion. This book discusses the…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives book cover

    Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy

    Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Björn Salomonsson

    Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy builds on Björn Salomonsson’s experiences as a psychoanalytic consultant working with parents and their babies. Emotional problems during the perinatal stages can arise and be observed and addressed by a skilled midwife, nurse or health visitor.…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge

  • Gastrointestinal Nursing: A Lifespan Approach book cover

    Gastrointestinal Nursing

    A Lifespan Approach, 1st Edition

    By Paul Ong, Rachel Skittrall

    Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract make up some of the most common illnesses experienced across the lifespan affecting individuals in infancy, childhood and adulthood.   This essential guide to the gastrointestinal system will enable nurses and allied health professionals to apply principles…

    eBook – 2017-11-22
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Another Twinkle in the Eye: Contemplating Another Pregnancy After Perinatal Mental Illness book cover

    Another Twinkle in the Eye

    Contemplating Another Pregnancy After Perinatal Mental Illness, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Hanzak

    Another Twinkle in the Eye is an essential guide for anyone contemplating another pregnancy after perinatal mental illness. The decision to bring a child into the world is rarely one that is taken lightly. When a previous pregnancy and early parenthood has resulted in poor maternal and/or paternal…

    eBook – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Pocket ECGs for Nurses book cover

    Pocket ECGs for Nurses

    1st Edition

    By Andrew R. Houghton, Alun Roebuck

    Written in plain language with clear explanations, bullet lists and summaries throughout, this book will benefit nurses as well as paramedics and other allied health professionals in recording and reading ECGs. The book begins by covering the basics of cardiac anatomy and physiology and how these…

    eBook – 2017-08-15
    Routledge

  • Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals book cover

    Evidence-based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers

    A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Maria Pollard

    Breastfeeding is a major public health issue. Breastmilk provides all the nutrients a baby needs for their first six months. Research studies also show that breastfeeding doesn’t just help to protect infants from infection, but has other benefits such as reducing obesity and can help protect…

    eBook – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

  • Health Promotion in Midwifery : Principles and practice book cover

    Health Promotion in Midwifery : Principles and practice

    2nd Edition

    By Dennis Mueller, Vicky Manning

    An expanded and updated new edition of Health Promotion in Midwifery, this book explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery.…

    eBook – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

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