Midwifery Products

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Improving Healthcare

    A Handbook for Practitioners, 1st Edition

    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

    Midwives and other health care professionals need to have a deep understanding of the various lives childbearing women live in order to support them insightfully and practise in a nuanced manner. The Social Context of Birth has been revised, updated and enlarged to provide an essential…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge

  • Fluids and Electrolytes

    Essentials for Healthcare Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    1st Edition

    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, 2nd 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

  • Depression in New Mothers

    Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives, 3rd Edition

    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

  • Emergencies Around Childbirth

    A Handbook for Midwives, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Maureen Boyle

    Designed to enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills needed to perform effectively in urgent or emergency situations that can occur in a hospital, at a birth centre or at home, this fully updated third edition provides an accessible resource for all practising midwives. With contributions…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • Health Promotion in Midwifery

    Principles and Practice, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    Edited 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, linking theory and practice. The third edition of this evidence-based text covers essential topics such as…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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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