Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship: Theory for Practice, Education and Research

Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship: Theory for Practice, Education and Research

by Kathleen Fahy
     
 

ISBN-10: 075068870X

ISBN-13: 9780750688703

Pub. Date: 07/28/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Midwives and other healthcare providers are grappling with the issue of rising intervention rates in childbirth and trying to identify ways to reverse the trend. It is increasingly accepted that intervention in childbirth has long-term consequences for women and their children. Birth Territory provides practical, evidence-based ideas for restructuring the birth

Overview

Midwives and other healthcare providers are grappling with the issue of rising intervention rates in childbirth and trying to identify ways to reverse the trend. It is increasingly accepted that intervention in childbirth has long-term consequences for women and their children. Birth Territory provides practical, evidence-based ideas for restructuring the birth territory to facilitate normal birth.

• Links new research findings to birth environments and outcomes.
• Describes the elements of an ideal birthing environment.
• Suggests how to modify existing maternity services to achieve optimal results.
• Investigates the links between the experiences of women and babies, and outcomes.
• Explores the effects of legal and socio-political factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750688703
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

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