Volume 4. Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal

1st Edition

Volume 4

Editors:

  • Jennifer Hall
  • Helen Baston
  • Helen Baston
  • 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
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702042560
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702064036

    About the editors

    Jennifer Hall

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