Nursing & Health: Midwifery

  • Listening to Women After Childbirth book cover

    Listening to Women After Childbirth

    1st Edition

    By Alison Brodrick, Emma Williamson

    It is vital that healthcare practitioners understand the psychological impact of childbirth when caring for women. This accessible guide is designed to improve the care that women receive and, as a result, public health outcomes related to maternal and infant wellbeing. This book outlines how…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge

  • Birthing Outside the System: The Canary in the Coal Mine book cover

    Birthing Outside the System

    The Canary in the Coal Mine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hannah Dahlen, Bashi Kumar-Hazard, Virginia Schmied

    This book investigates why women choose ‘birth outside the system’ and makes connections between women’s right to choose where they birth and violations of human rights within maternity care systems. Choosing to birth at home can force women out of mainstream maternity care, despite research…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Birth and Death: Experience, Ethics, Politics book cover

    Birth and Death

    Experience, Ethics, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kath Woodward, Sophie Woodward

    Usually conceived in opposition to each other – birth as a hopeful beginning, death as an ending – this book brings them into dialogue with each other to argue that both are central to our experiences of being in the world and part of living. Written by two authors, this book takes an…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Supporting Breastfeeding for the Medical Profession book cover

    A Guide to Supporting Breastfeeding for the Medical Profession

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Brown, Wendy Jones

    This book is a practical guide for medical practitioners as they navigate through breastfeeding problems that occur in day-to-day practice. If mothers have a breastfeeding complication they are often directed to their GP. In complex situations, medical staff will be making decisions around what…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing book cover

    Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Glenys Boxwell (Connolly), Julia Petty, Lisa Kaiser

    Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing is a comprehensive, evidence-based text for nurses and allied health professionals caring for sick newborn infants. This user-friendly text focuses on the common problems and related care occurring within the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Waterbirth Stories: Midwifery Reflections book cover

    Waterbirth Stories

    Midwifery Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paz Miranda, Sian Marie Barnard

    Drawing on years of midwifery experience of waterbirth, this collection of stories, based on real-life events, illuminates a rewarding way of birth and emphasises the theoretical knowledge, skills, understanding, and resilience needed to practice well. Waterbirth Stories includes chapters on the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

  • Empowering Decision-Making in Midwifery: A Global Perspective book cover

    Empowering Decision-Making in Midwifery

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Jefford, Julie Jomeen

    Decision-making pervades all aspects of midwifery practice across the world. Midwifery is informed by a number of decision-making theories, but it is sometimes difficult to marry these theories with practice. This book provides a comprehensive exploration of decision-making for midwives…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Joy at Birth: An Interpretive, Hermeneutic, Phenomenological Inquiry book cover

    Joy at Birth

    An Interpretive, Hermeneutic, Phenomenological Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Susan Crowther

    To be at the birth of a baby is special, yet there is an increasing secularisation and reliance on technology in contemporary maternity care, particularly in the western context. Through exploration of experiences at birth this book explores joy at birth, which is often ignored and overlooked…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Nursing and Midwifery

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of Violence and Control book cover

    Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Pickles, Jonathan Herring

    This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at preventing and eliminating disrespectful and abusive treatment during facility-based childbirth. Exploring the nature of vulnerability during childbirth, and the factors which make childbirth a site for…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

  • The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical Examination book cover

    The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical Examination

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey Jones

    This concise guide offers a comprehensive step-by-step framework for midwifery students to learn about all aspects of the newborn infant physical examination (NIPE), a screening assessment completed on all babies between 6 and 72 hours of age. The Student Guide to the Newborn Infant Physical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context: Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes book cover

    Maternity Services and Policy in an International Context

    Risk, Citizenship and Welfare Regimes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Kennedy, Naonori Kodate

    This book is the first comprehensive international overview of maternity services. Drawing on concepts of risk and social citizenship, it explores the relationship between welfare regimes and health policy by comparing and contrasting provision for childbearing women. Each substantive chapter…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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