Midwifery Continuity of Care

Midwifery Continuity of Care

A Practical Guide

2nd Edition - February 27, 2019
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  • Contributor: Emily Huang
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780729542951

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Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives and The Royal College of Midwives Midwifery Continuity of Care is a robust ‘how to’ guide to establishing midwifery continuity of care. Written by a team of international experts in their field, this book highlights lessons learned to help develop new ways of planning, implementing, evaluating and sustaining midwifery continuity of care for the benefit of women, babies and communities.    

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Is midwifery continuity of care better for women and babies? What is the evidence?
    Chapter 2: Introducing midwifery continuity of care in mainstream maternity services: the foundations for success
    Chapter 3: Ways of providing midwifery continuity of care
    Chapter 4: How can managers make midwifery continuity of care work?
    Chapter 5: Building collaborative relationships to support midwifery continuity of care
    Chapter 6: Ensuring safety and quality
    Chapter 7: Is midwifery continuity of care cost effective?
    Chapter 8: How to monitor and evaluate midwifery continuity of care
    Chapter 9: Skilled, motivated and engaged: Do we have the midwifery workforce to deliver continuity?
    Chapter 10: Midwifery continuity of care for specific groups
    Chapter 11: Midwifery continuity of care: Theorising Towards Sustainability
    Chapter 12: Midwifery continuity of care and carer: The future

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: February 27, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780729542951

About the Authors

Pat Brodie

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Maternity Practice, Development and Research, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Jane Sandall

Nicky Leap

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Midwifery Practice and Associate Professor of Midwifery, Centre for Midwifery and Family Health, Faculty of Nursing, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia