Reflections on MidwiferyBy
- Mavis Kirkham, RN, RM, BA, MA, PhD, Cert Ed (Adult), FP Nursing Cert
- Elizabeth Perkins, PhD, Cert Ed, Research, Training and Development Consultant, Nottingham
Presenting an accessible book which concentrates on the research relating to current issues in midwifery. This challenging, yet essential text is authored by an expert team of midwifery contributors. Covers all the key midwifery issues, including continuity of care, informed choice, support in labor, caring for women in ethnic minorities, psychological support methods, and coping mechanisms for change.
Paperback, 224 Pages
Published: June 1997
Imprint: Baillière Tindall
- The Concept of "Continuity"--What Does It Mean? Gay Lee. Continuity and Choice in Practice: A Study of a Community Based Team Midwifery Scheme, Elizabeth R. Perkins and Judith Unell. Choice in the Face of Uncertainty, Helen Stapleton. "Willing Handmaidens of Science"?: The Struggle Over the New Midwife in Earlier Twentieth Century England, Brooke V. Heagerty. Support and Control in Labour: Doulas and Midwives, Diane Walters and Mavis J. Kirkham. Control for Black and Minority Ethnic Women: A Meaningless Pursuit, Euranis Neile. Midwives and Debriefing, Pauleene Hammett. Midwives Coping: Thinking About Change, Mavis J. Kirkham. Stories and Childbirth, Elizabeth R. Perkins.