Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443103568, 9780702064036

Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal, Volume 4

1st Edition

Volume 4

Authors: Helen Baston Helen Baston Jennifer Hall
Paperback ISBN: 9780443103568
eBook ISBN: 9780702064036
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 2nd September 2009
Page Count: 176

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

Description

'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.


Details

No. of pages:
176
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702064036
eBook ISBN:
9780702042560
Paperback ISBN:
9780443103568

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