Sunday, June 12, 2011

Essential Midwifery Practice Intrapartum Care

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
1st edition - February 16, 2010
Paperback: 320 pages
ISBN-10: 9781405176989
ISBN-13: 978-1405176989

Intrapartum care has undergone profound changes over the past 50 years. This book examines these changes and their intersection in midwifery practice, in particular their impact on the role of the midwife during labour and birth. Addressing a wide range of topics surrounding normal birth, this unique and diverse book provides an up-to-date, holistic overview of current knowledge, research and practice. 
The contributions from experts in the field include discussion of the evolution of intrapartum care and debates about childbirth education, as well as looking at birth environments, labour rhythms, working with pain, complementary therapies and labour and sexuality. 

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