Midwifery Products

  • Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy

    Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives

    By Björn Salomonsson

    Psychodynamic Interventions in Pregnancy and Infancy builds on Björn Salomonsson’s experiences as a psychoanalytic consultant working with parents and their babies. Emotional problems during the perinatal stages can arise and be observed and addressed by a skilled midwife, nurse or health visitor.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Gastrointestinal Nursing

    A Lifespan Approach

    By Paul Ong, Rachel Skittrall

    Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract make up some of the most common illnesses experienced across the lifespan affecting individuals in infancy, childhood and adulthood.   This essential guide to the gastrointestinal system will enable nurses and allied health professionals to apply principles…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Colonial Modernities

    Midwifery in Bengal, c.1860–1947

    By Ambalika Guha

    The subject of medicalisation of childbirth in colonial India has so far been identified with three major themes: the attempt to reform or ‘sanitise’ the site of birthing practices, establishing lying-in hospitals and replacing traditional birth attendants with trained midwives and qualified female…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge India
    The Social History of Health and Medicine in South Asia

  • Risk, Pregnancy and Childbirth

    Edited by Kirstie Coxon, Mandie Scamell, Andy Alaszewski

    Over the last hundred years, pregnancy and childbirth has become increasingly safe – yet it is still a site of risk, and a contested ground on which health professionals and pregnant women both face high costs of error. In this context, all those involved in managing pregnancy and birth are…

    Hardback – 2017-04-17
    Routledge

  • Improving Healthcare

    A Handbook for Practitioners

    Edited by Lesley Baillie, Elaine Maxwell

    Good intentions to do our best in healthcare are not enough. Healthcare professionals need to know how to close the gap between best evidence and practice, by understanding and applying quality improvement principles and processes. Improving Healthcare is a practical guide, providing healthcare…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-06
    Routledge

  • Fluids and Electrolytes

    Essentials for Healthcare Practice

    By Bernard M. Garrett

    Fluids and Electrolytes: Essentials for Healthcare Practice is designed to give a solid understanding of fluid and electrolyte physiology and its implications for practice, including acid-base balance and intravenous (IV) therapy, in a concise and easily understandable format. Chapters…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge

  • 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

    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

  • Children and Young People's Nursing

    Principles for Practice, Second Edition

    Edited by Alyson M. Davies, Ruth E. Davies

    Underpinned by a rights-based approach, this essential text critically analyses the theory and practice of children and young people’s nursing from several perspectives - public health, acute and community based care, education and research. Chapters address the clinical, legal, ethical, political…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

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