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A guide to Effective care in pregnancy and childbirth
  • A guide to Effective care in pregnancy and childbirth

  • Murray Enkin Marc JNC Neilson
  • A Guide to effective care in pregnancy and childbirth is a review of the research evidence on the effects of care practices carried out during pregnancy, childbirth, and the early days after birth. Th...
Anti-D in Midwifery
  • Anti-D in Midwifery

  • BFM books for Midwives
  • The book begins by exploring the historical and current research evidence in this area in detail, outlining the 'facts' and the questions which remain unanswered. The results of research carri...
Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice
  • Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice

  • Tiran D
  • Aromatherapy is undoubtedly the most popular of the complementary therapies to be utilised in midwifery practice, owing cheiflly to an ever increasing demand by consumers, and to government directives...
Bailliere's Midwives Dictionary
  • Bailliere's Midwives Dictionary

  • Denise Tiran
  • "Bailliere's Midwives Dictionary" has been an invaluable educational and professional resource for generations of midwives and students. Now in its Tenth Edition, the "Dictionary&qu...
Birth Matters
  • Birth Matters

  • Ina May Gaskin
  • Upbeat and informative, Gaskin asserts that the way in which women become mothers is a women's rights issue, and it is perhaps the act that most powerfully exhibits what it is to be instinctually ...
Birth Matters
  • Birth Matters

  • Ros Claxton
  • A collection of writings by women and men working to improve womens'maternity care and the quality of birth. Topics range from the use of drugs and technology in childbirth to the spiritual dimens...
Birthing positions: Do midwives know best?
  • Birthing positions: Do midwives know best?

  • Regina Coppen
  • For centuries, women have been delivering in the upright position. Yet, in present day practice, the majority of women still deliver 'flat' on the bed in recumbent, lateral and semi-recumbent ...
Breastfeeding Conditions and Diseases
  • Breastfeeding Conditions and Diseases

  • Merewood/Philipp
  • Handy summaries: quick answers to clinicians questions Practical suggestions for helping breastfeeding mothers in difficult circumstanced Fully referenced data on breastfeeding in medical situa...
Community based maternity care
  • Community based maternity care

  • G.Marsh & M Renfrew
  • This important book makes the case for placing maternity care in the community. It has been written by a multidisciplinary group. The first section considers the role and function of the participants ...
Community Midwifery: A practical guide
  • Community Midwifery: A practical guide

  • Mary Cronk and Caroline Flint
  • This text provides midwives with special guidance to equip them for the demands of giving maternity care in the community, home births, domino deliveries all the responsibilities that these entail. It...
Delivering Quality in Midwifery
  • Delivering Quality in Midwifery

  • E. Rosemary Buckley
  • Quality and audit are important in the contemporary health care arena. This book seeks to demystify quality and audit in midwifery, offering step-by-step guidelines for implementing standards, audits,...
DVD Doula - The ultimate birth companion
  • DVD Doula - The ultimate birth companion

  • Toni Harman
  • Doula! - The ultimate birth companion is an intimate and emotionally charged documentary film about birth and post natal doulas and their part in pregnancy, birth and the first few weeks. Doula! sh...
Episiotomy and the second stage of labour
  • Episiotomy and the second stage of labour

  • S. Kitzinger & P. Simkin
  • READERS REVIEW Episiotomy and the Second Stage of Labor is an excellent resource to bring to a prenatal visit & share with your doctor (if you have chosen a Midwife for a birth attendant, she h...
Episiotomy Challenging Obstetric Interventions
  • Episiotomy Challenging Obstetric Interventions

  • Ian D. Graham
  • Altough there is little clinical evidence suggesting that episiotomies should be carried out routinely, over 200,000 of these operations are performed every year in the UK and over 1.5 million in the ...
Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Essentials of Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Hacker N & Moore J
  • The New Edition of this popular text continues to offer a concise, complete, and clearly written review of the basic science and clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology. Readers will also find ...
Hearts Open Wide - Midwifes and Birth
  • Hearts Open Wide - Midwifes and Birth

  • Pam Wellish & Susan Root
  •   This is the story of dedicated midwives in a small North California town, and of the women who are taking responsibility for their bodies and their lives. Interviews with the midwives and mo...
HIV in Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • HIV in Pregnancy and Childbirth

  • Jane Kennedy
  • All those involved in maternity care need to be aware of the issues women face when considering HIV and pregnancy. Since the first reported cases of AIDS two decades ago there has been much research i...
HIV Infection in pregnancy
  • HIV Infection in pregnancy

  • C. M. Shepherd
  • The book includes information about the HIV virus, its structure and action, how it is transmitted and destroyed, the progress of its invasion, the physical effects of HIV invasion and the HIV-AIDS sp...
Home or hospital birth
  • Home or hospital birth

  • Trees Wiegers
  • This large scale study on maternity care in the Netherlands for women with low risk pregnancies started in 1989 and was funded by the praeventiefonds (Prevention Fund). The study describes the many fa...
Midwifery and the medicalization of Childbirth
  • Midwifery and the medicalization of Childbirth

  • E.V Teijlingen, G. Lowis P McCaffery and M. Porter
  • This book provides an introduction to the sociological study of midwifery. The readings have been selected to highlight the interplay between midwifery and medicine, reflecting the medicalisation of c...
Midwifery Continuity of care
  • Midwifery Continuity of care

  • Homes Brodie and Leap
  • The many pressures on maternity services such as escalating intervention rates, rising costs, and midwife and doctor shortages has resulted in a growing interest in how midwifery continuity of care ca...
Midwifery, Mind and Spirit
  • Midwifery, Mind and Spirit

  • Jennifer Hall
  • * A unique and useful resource for practitioners, lecturers and students who wish to examine the issues surrounding the spiritual aspects of midwifery and implement them into clinical practice * This ...
Midwifery: Best practices
  • Midwifery: Best practices

  • Sara Wickham
  • This invaluable resource represents a select compilation of articles from issues of The Practising Midwife, which form the basis of a practical approach to pregnancy and childbirth. Practicing midwive...
Mothers and Midwives
  • Mothers and Midwives

  • Janet Issacs Ashford
  • In a traditional birth the mother is in an upright posture, usually assisted by other women. She is active and capable and her innate ability to give birth is respected. Birth is regarded as a normal ...
Mothers and midwives: The ethical journer
  • Mothers and midwives: The ethical journer

  • Faye E Thomson
  • This U.K. book is written by Faye Thompson, who has thirty years experience as a midwife and educator. She studied philosophy and the humanities as an undergraduate in Australia, and now lectures on h...
Myles textbook for Midwives
  • Myles textbook for Midwives

  • Fraser Cooper
  • Recognised by many as the leading international textbook for midwives, "Myles Textbook for Midwives" returns in its 14th edition. This edition has been revised by new editors Diane Fraser an...
Myles Textbook for Midwives
  • Myles Textbook for Midwives

  • V Ruth Bennet and Linda K Brown (eds)
  • This famous text provides midwives at all stages of their careers with an indispensable learning and reference source. Some chapters have new contributors to ensure that all material is up-to-date wit...
Normal Labour and Birth - A guide for midwives
  • Normal Labour and Birth - A guide for midwives

  • Denis Walsh
  • Evidence-based care is a well established principle in contemporary healthcare and a world wide health care movement. However, despite the emphasis on promoting evidence-based or effective care withou...
Nursing & Injustices of the Law
  • Nursing & Injustices of the Law

  • Megan-Jane Johnstone
  • A unique text which examines the relationship of nursing to the law and nurses experience of the law in their continuing quest for legitimisation of their status as autonomous health professionals. NU...
Pain relief in labour
  • Pain relief in labour

  • R.Russell, M.Scrutton, J. Porter
  • The management of pain relief in labour should be of prime concern to anaesthetists, midwives, obstetricians and general practitioners. Pain relief in labour, with its authoritative and comprehensive ...
Pregnant women violent men: What midwives need to know
  • Pregnant women violent men: What midwives need to know

  • Shelia Hunt & Ann Martin
  • "Pregnant Women: Violent Men" is written by an experienced midwifery educator and health professional, and by a social scientist and Open University Lecturer who has considerable experience ...
Prenatal Tests and Ultrasound
  • Prenatal Tests and Ultrasound

  • Elizabeth Crabtree Burton Richard L Luciani
  • Prenatal tests and ultrasound is an invaluable source of information for expectant parents and their friends and families, and will also be of interest to professionalos in general practice, obstetric...
Presenting unexpected outcomes
  • Presenting unexpected outcomes

  • Sherokee Ilse
  • This gentle but forthright book offers a unique perspective on the importance of including grief and the unexpected in all childbirth classes. Practical advice, real examples, actual activities and di...
Reading Birth and Death
  • Reading Birth and Death

  • Jo Murphy-Lawless
  • The issue of who should control childbirth remains one of the outstanding problems for the women's movement, despite almost four decades of campaigning for change. This continuing relevance sugges...
Safer Childbirth
  • Safer Childbirth

  • Marjorie Tew
  • All industrialized countries, in the last 50 years, have seen both an improvement in the safety of childbirth and the completion of a revolution in maternity care. This book aims to show that rather t...
Sensitive Midwifery
  • Sensitive Midwifery

  • Caroline Flint
  • Midwives touch everyones life. They influence how a woman feels about her body and her baby, and how a man feels about fatherhood. This book is for midwives who care deeply about midwifery and about w...
Sisters on a Journey
  • Sisters on a Journey

  • Penfield Chester
  • Sisters on a Journey is a moving collection of twenty-seven profiles-interviews and photographs-of contemporary American midwives. These extraordinary women speak with unusual frankness about what bro...
Spiritual Midwifery
  • Spiritual Midwifery

  • Ina May Gaskin
  • Providing technical expertise for midwives, nurses and doctors, this book features information on labour, delivery, care of the new baby, and breast-feeding, all from a spiritual perspective. ...
Succesful home birth and midwifery
  • Succesful home birth and midwifery

  • Eva Abraham-Van der Mark
  • In most of the industrialized western world, the birth process has been almost completely removed from the domain of the woman and the family into the realm of technocratic specialists. To imagine tha...
Successful Breastfeeding
  • Successful Breastfeeding

  • Royal College of Midwives
  • A short, succinct authoritative, pocket book guide to the how and why of breastfeeding. Written by a group of experts in infant feeding brought together by the Royal College of Midwives. This is an in...
Survival guide to midwifery
  • Survival guide to midwifery

  • Dian M Fraser Margaret
  • Perfect for practical placement, this hady Survival guide gives you the clinical information you need at your fingertips. ...
The Active Birth Partners Handbook
  • The Active Birth Partners Handbook

  • Janet Balaskas
  • This book is for the partner of a woman going through a pregnancy and birth of a child. It is for partners who wish to become an active participant in the birth process. ...
The Complete Handbook of Pregnancy
  • The Complete Handbook of Pregnancy

  • Wendy Rose-Neil
  • A book which enables the reader to follow the progress of pregnancy and that of the baby, from preconception to the first weeks following birth. ...
The Farmer and the Obstetrician
  • The Farmer and the Obstetrician

  • Michael Odent
  • In his new book Michel Odent shows how farming and childbirth have been industrialized side by side during the 20th century - with dramatic and disturbing consequences. The similarities are striking. ...
The Gentle Birth
  • The Gentle Birth

  • Nancy Berezin
  • Taking birth out of the home and into the hospital has made our children's arrival into the world a lot safer, but also more clinical and dehumanized. Leboyer's book Birth without violence (19...
The Girlfriends Guide to Pregnancy
  • The Girlfriends Guide to Pregnancy

  • Vicki Iovine
  • Your doctor gives you medical advice. Your mother buys you baby clothes. But who can give you the real skinny when you're pregnant? Your girlfriends, of course -- at least, the ones who've bee...
The Midwife Challenge
  • The Midwife Challenge

  • Sheila Kitzinger
  • With contributions  from midwives in Australia, Bangladesh, Britain, Canand, Denmark, Finland, France, Guatemala,the Netherlands and the USA, The midwife challenge compares the position of midwiv...
The Midwife Companion
  • The Midwife Companion

  • Andrea Robertson
  • A book for all midwives, childbirth educators, birth companions, doulas and doctors. A must for students and an important desk reference for labour wards, birth centres and prenatal classes. Practical...
The Newborn Child
  • The Newborn Child

  • Peter Johnston, Kirstie Flood, Karen Spinks
  • This well-established, introductory text is ideal for all health professionals concerned with care of newborns. It provides in-depth information on the care of the newborn, both normal and abnormal, f...