Midwifery, Mind and Spirit
Emerging Issues of CareBy
- 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
The issues relating to educating midwives and students are discussed and suggestions made for course content. Exploration is made of the role of others in giving spiritual care and how the midwife fits in to these present patterns of care. The conclusion of this book provides a resource for potential future research questions.
Paperback, 144 Pages
Published: November 2000
Imprint: Books For Midwives
- Introduction; Acknowledgements; Spirituality and spiritual care; Feminine spirituality; Transcendence and hope and the valuing midwife; Searching for meaning and purpose and the enabling midwife; Connecting relationships and the midwife with presence; Relationship and the compassionate midwife; Development of self and the self-aware midwife; Intuition and the intuitive midwife; Telling stories and the midwife who listens; Teaching and learning spirituality in midwifery; Midwifery spiritual care: working with others; Where do we go from here?; References; Index