• Education for Childbirth and Parenthood book cover

    Education for Childbirth and Parenthood

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth R. Perkins

    Originally published in 1980, the setting of this book is in the practicalities of teaching on labour wards, in antenatal clinics and in child health clinics. In such settings, health education about childbirth and parenthood is often an explicit, and always implicit, task for the health…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Menstruation, Health And Illness book cover

    Menstruation, Health And Illness

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diana L. Taylor, Nancy F. Woods

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches book cover

    Breastfeeding

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Women's Health in Africa: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Women's Health in Africa

    Issues, Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, Eleanor Krassen Covan, Elizabeth Fugate-Whitlock

    This edited book includes new policy-relevant research on women’s health issues in Africa. Scholars explore critical topics from different disciplinary traditions using a variety of research methodologies and data sources. The contributors include African scholars with in-depth knowledge of their…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge

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