Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal

Volume 4

By

  • Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Lead Midwife for Education; Supervisor of Midwives, Mother & Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
  • Jennifer Hall, MSc, ADM, PGDip(HE), RN, RM, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Clinical Editor, The Practising Midwife

'Postnatal' is the fourth title in the Midwifery Essentials series and explores contemporary postnatal care for women and their families, exploring the role of the midwife as a member of the multi-professional team. This book thoroughly prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred postnatal care for mothers and their babies.
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Audience

student and practising midwives; labour ward personnel; nurses studying midwifery

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2009
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4256-0


Table of Contents

Postnatal Volume:

1. Introduction

2. Postnatal care: principles and practice

3. Care of the baby at birth

4. Examination of the newborn

5. Hospital postnatal care

6. Post-operative care following a caesarean birth

7. Postnatal care in the community

8. Emotional wellbeing following birth

9. Fertility control advice after birth

10. Supporting the mother to feed her baby