Midwifery, Mind and Spirit

1st Edition

Emerging Issues of Care


  • Jennifer Hall
    • Print ISBN 9780750642972


    The issues relating to educating midwives and students are discussed and suggestions made for course content. Exploration is made of the role of others in giving spiritual care and how the midwife fits in to these present patterns of care. The conclusion of this book provides a resource for potential future research questions.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction; Acknowledgements; Spirituality and spiritual care; Feminine spirituality; Transcendence and hope and the valuing midwife; Searching for meaning and purpose and the enabling midwife; Connecting relationships and the midwife with presence; Relationship and the compassionate midwife; Development of self and the self-aware midwife; Intuition and the intuitive midwife; Telling stories and the midwife who listens; Teaching and learning spirituality in midwifery; Midwifery spiritual care: working with others; Where do we go from here?; References; Index


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    About the author

    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