Nursing & Health: Midwifery

  • 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 – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Women and Psychology

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Taylor & Francis
    A Health Care for Women International Publication

  • 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 – 2017-09-19 
    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

  • 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 – 2017-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • 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

    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

    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

    No woman has an "uneventful pregnancy" – a phrase which is commonly heard in western medical birth settings in the UK. Each woman births her child within a social context of her own. Midwives and other health care professionals need to have a deep understanding of the various lives childbearing…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge

  • Examination of the Newborn: A Practical Guide book cover

    Examination of the Newborn

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Helen Baston, Heather Durward

    Newborn babies are examined at around 6 to 72 hours after their birth to rule out major congenital abnormalities and reassure the parents that their baby is healthy. This practical text is a step-by-step guide for all practitioners who undertake this clinical examination. It is particularly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness book cover

    The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility Awareness is key to understanding sexual and reproductive health at all life stages. It can be used to either plan or avoid pregnancy. Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs) are highly effective when motivated couples are taught by trained practitioners. These methods are in demand for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge

  • Depression in New Mothers, 3rd Edition: Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives book cover

    Depression in New Mothers, 3rd Edition

    Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives

    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

  • Meeting the Needs of Parents Pregnant and Parenting After Perinatal Loss book cover

    Meeting the Needs of Parents Pregnant and Parenting After Perinatal Loss

    By Joann M O'Leary, Jane Warland

    Despite research which highlights parents’ increased anxiety and risk of attachment issues with the pregnancy that follows a perinatal loss, there is often little understanding that bereaved families may need different care in their subsequent pregnancies. This book explores the lived experience of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

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