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Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal

Volume 4

'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.

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

Included in series
Midwifery Essentials

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Published: September 2009

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4256-0

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

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