Disability in Pregnancy and Childbirth - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443103186, 9780702039676

Disability in Pregnancy and Childbirth

1st Edition

Editors: Stella McKay-Moffat
Paperback ISBN: 9780443103186
eBook ISBN: 9780702039676
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 10th October 2007
Page Count: 240
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Description

1 Social construction of disability and motherhood
2 Women’s health and disability
3 Maternity services and women’s experiences
4 The role of the midwife in maternity service provision
5 Women with intellectual disabilities
6 Midwives skills, knowledge and attitudes: how they can affect maternity services
7 Sensory impairment
8 The interaction between specific conditions and the childbirth continuum
9 Resources

Key Features

  • The first book on maternity care for women with additional or alternative needs
  • A practical resource for all working with pregnant women and mothers
  • Reflects the lived experiences of women with disabilities
  • Written by experts in the field
  • Holistic content
  • Looks at professional attitudes as well as the woman's needs

Table of Contents

1 Social construction of disability and motherhood
2 Women’s health and disability
3 Maternity services and women’s experiences
4 The role of the midwife in maternity service provision
5 Women with intellectual disabilities
6 Midwives skills, knowledge and attitudes: how they can affect maternity services
7 Sensory impairment
8 The interaction between specific conditions and the childbirth continuum
9 Resources

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702039676
Paperback ISBN:
9780443103186

About the Editor

Stella McKay-Moffat

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Midwifery and Women’s Health, Faculty of Health, Edge Hill College, Liverpool, UK