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Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal. Volume 4

  • ID: 3684928
  • Book
  • September 2009
  • Region: Global
  • 176 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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'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.

- 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.
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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
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Baston, Helen Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK..

Hall, Jenny Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK.

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