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

Details

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

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