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.

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

Details

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

About the authors

Helen Baston

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

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

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