Nursing & Health: Midwifery

  • Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine book cover

    Women's Health and Complementary and Integrative Medicine

    Edited by Jon Adams, Amie Steel, Alex Broom, Jane Frawley

    Complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) has become big business internationally in particular with regards to a range of women’s health issues. With this context in mind, this book constitutes a valuable and timely resource for those looking to understand, initiate and expand CIM research and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Midwifery in China book cover

    Midwifery in China

    By Ngai Fen Cheung, Rosemary Mander

    This book will examine the issues which are raised by a detailed scrutiny of the history of midwifery in China, demonstrating how an occupational group may lose and eventually regain its identity and function. The first theme covered in the book is the role of women and the education and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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 – 2018-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Critical Care Assessment by Midwives book cover

    Critical Care Assessment by Midwives

    By Maureen Boyle, Judy Bothamley

    Over the last ten years, pregnancy has not only become more complicated for many women, but the traditional provision of general intensive care units has been reduced. To bridge this gap, critical care units, usually staffed by midwives, have been set up in many maternity units. This textbook is an…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Menstruation, Health And Illness book cover

    Menstruation, Health And Illness

    Edited by Diana L. Taylor, Nancy F. Woods

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

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

  • Bodies that Birth: Vitalizing Birth Politics book cover

    Bodies that Birth

    Vitalizing Birth Politics

    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 – 2018-03-05 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • Untangling the Maternity Crisis book cover

    Untangling the Maternity Crisis

    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 – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge

  • Education for Childbirth and Parenthood book cover

    Education for Childbirth and Parenthood

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Breastfeeding: New Anthropological Approaches book cover

    Breastfeeding

    New Anthropological Approaches

    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 – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

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

    Mothering Babies in Domestic Violence

    Beyond Attachment Theory

    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

    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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge

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