Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443103568, 9780702042560

Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal, Volume 4

1st Edition

Volume 4

Print ISBN: 9780443103568
eBook ISBN: 9780702042560
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 2nd September 2009
Page Count: 176


'Postnatal' is the fourth title in the Midwifery Essentials series and explores contemporary postnatal care for women and their families, exploring the role of the midwife as a member of the multi-professional team. This book thoroughly prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred postnatal care for mothers and their babies.

Key Features

    • The postnatal examination of the woman, and the baby check
    • Care of the baby in the immediate postnatal period
    • The features of the normal neonate
    • The newborn clinical examination
    • Hospital postnatal care and caesarean section
    • The role of the community midwife and emotional wellbeing
    • Postnatal fertility control
    • Issues involved in supporting the woman to feed her baby.

Table of Contents

Postnatal Volume:

1. Introduction

2. Postnatal care: principles and practice

3. Care of the baby at birth

4. Examination of the newborn

5. Hospital postnatal care

6. Post-operative care following a caesarean birth

7. Postnatal care in the community

8. Emotional wellbeing following birth

9. Fertility control advice after birth

10. Supporting the mother to feed her baby


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