Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship

1st Edition

Theory for Practice, Education and Research

Authors:

  • Kathleen Fahy
  • Maralyn Foureur
  • Carolyn Hastie
    • Print ISBN 9780750688703

    Key Features

    • Links new research findings to birth environments and outcomes.
    • Describes the elements of an ideal birthing environment.
    • Suggests how to modify existing maternity services to achieve optimal results.
    • Investigates the links between the experiences of women and babies, and outcomes.
    • Explores the effects of legal and socio-political factors.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    198
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2008
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Books for Midwives
    Print ISBN:
    9780750688703

    About the authors

    Kathleen Fahy

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Midwifery and Head of Discipline, School Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia

    Maralyn Foureur

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Midwifery,Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health,University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

    Carolyn Hastie

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Midwifery Manager, Obstetric & Gynecology Department, Belmont Birthing Service, Hunter New England Health, Australia