Midwifery Essentials: Antenatal - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443103544, 9780702064012

Midwifery Essentials: Antenatal, Volume 2

1st Edition

Volume 2

Authors: Helen Baston Helen Baston Jennifer Hall
Paperback ISBN: 9780443103544
eBook ISBN: 9780702064012
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 3rd September 2009
Page Count: 176

Table of Contents

Antenatal Volume:

1. Introduction

2. Models of antenatal care: the options available

3. The booking history

4. Health in pregnancy

5. Monitoring maternal physical well being

6. Monitoring women’s emotional wellbeing in the antenatal period

7. Blood tests in pregnancy

8. Antenatal screening for fetal abnormality

9. Monitoring fetal wellbeing during routine antenatal care

10. Antenatal care – preparing for the birth

Description

Antenatal is the second title in the Midwifery Essentials  series and looks at the provision of safe and effective antenatal care, exploring the role of the midwife in the context of professional and national guidance. This book prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred maternity care.

  • Models of care and the range of professionals involved
  • The booking history and involving the woman in decisions
  • Optimising and monitoring maternal health throughout pregnancy
  • Blood tests and antenatal screening for fetal abnormality
  • Monitoring the growing fetus
  • Facilitating women to prepare for birth.

Key Features

    • Models of care and the range of professionals involved
    • The booking history and involving the woman in decisions
    • Optimising and monitoring maternal health throughout pregnancy
    • Blood tests and antenatal screening for fetal abnormality
    • Monitoring the growing fetus
    • Facilitating women to prepare for birth.

Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702064012
eBook ISBN:
9780702042539
Paperback ISBN:
9780443103544

About the Authors

Helen Baston Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Lead Midwife for Education; Supervisor of Midwives, Mother & Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK

Helen Baston Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Lead Midwife for Education; Supervisor of Midwives, Mother & Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK

Jennifer Hall Author

EdD RM ADM MSc (Reproduction & Health) PGDip(HE)

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Clinical Editor, The Practising Midwife