Midwifery Products

  • Waterbirth Stories

    Midwifery Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paz Miranda, Marie Barnard

    Drawing on years of midwifery experience of waterbirth, this collection of real life stories 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 criteria for use of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Midwifery Decision-making

    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. The…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

    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, 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

    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, 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, 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, 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, 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

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