Midwifery Products

  • Hypnobirth

    Evidence, practice and support for birth professionals

    By Teri Gavin-Jones, Sandra Handford

    Maternity services and choices for labour and birth are fast evolving. Hypnobirth involves preparation for childbirth using tried and tested hypnotherapy techniques in harmony with midwifery best practices and increasing numbers of women are turning to the technique. Written by two experienced…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge

  • Supporting Families and Carers

    A Nursing Perspective

    By Mary E. Braine, Julie Wray

    Understanding the perspective of carers is an essential aspect of nursing. Supporting Families and Carers: A Nursing Perspective offers insights into the fundamental principles of caring for families and carers irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality or religion. This book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05 
    CRC Press

  • Birthing Justice

    Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

    Edited by Julia Oparah, Alicia Bonaparte

    There is a global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the United States, black women are over three times more likely to perish from pregnancy-related complications than white women; their babies are half as likely to survive the first year. Many black women experience policing,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-29
    Routledge

  • Pocket ECGs for Nurses

    By Andrew R. Houghton, Alun Roebuck

    The ECG is one of the most commonly used investigations in contemporary medicine. Interpretation of the ECG can appear daunting, but it is actually relatively straightforward as long as a systematic approach is taken. Pocket ECGs for Nurses assists with this task by providing a detailed yet…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    CRC Press

  • Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-02
    Routledge

  • Another Twinkle in the Eye

    Contemplating Another Pregnancy After Perinatal Mental Illness

    By Elaine Hanzak

    Another Twinkle in the Eye is an essential guide for anyone contemplating another pregnancy after perinatal mental illness. The decision to bring a child into the world is rarely one that is taken lightly. When a previous pregnancy and early parenthood has resulted in poor maternal and/or paternal…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    CRC Press

  • Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society

    Edited by Patricia Lindsay, Ian Peate

    Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice makes clear the links between social, anthropological and psychological concepts, midwifery practice and women’s experience of birth. Demonstrating how empathising with women and understanding the context in which they live can affect…

    Paperback – 2015-07-09
    Routledge

  • Drug Calculations for Nurses

    A step-by-step approach, Fourth Edition

    By Robert Lapham

    The administration of drug treatments in hospitals has become increasingly complex. It sometimes involves potent drugs that may be fatal if administered incorrectly. The ability to perform drug calculations accurately is therefore paramount to prevent placing patients at risk. Drug Calculations for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05
    CRC Press

  • Care of the Newborn by Ten Teachers

    Edited by Hilary Lumsden, Debbie Holmes

    Caring for the well newborn is an essential element of everyday midwifery practice. Providing a comprehensive guide to the problems associated with newborn babies, Care of the Newborn by Ten Teachers is a key textbook for trainee midwives. The ten teachers involved in writing this book…

    Paperback – 2010-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Mourning Sarah

    By Theresa Huttlinger-Vigour

    ‘In this astonishing read, we follow Vigour's journey into darkness and loss, a gripping pilgrimage that leads to eventual knowledge and empowerment. This lucid book should be required reading for any woman headed to the maternity ward. This unforgettable book reveals what would have happened to my…

    Paperback – 2008-05-15
    CRC Press

  • Atlas of Contraception, Second Edition

    By Pramilla Senanayake, Malcolm Potts

    This revised and updated Atlas provides a comprehensive guide to modern contraceptive practice. The book is heavily illustrated with color photographs and line drawings that guide the reader through the various options available and provide a valuable educational resource. The supporting text…

    Hardback – 2008-04-14
    CRC Press

  • Health Promotion in Midwifery 2nd Edition: Principles and practice

    2nd Edition

    By Jan Bowden, Vicky Manning

    Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, making it essential reading for all student and practising midwives, as well as clinical practitioners.…

    Paperback – 2006-02-24
    CRC Press

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