Childbirth Education: Practice, Research and Theory / Edition 2by Francine H. Nichols, Sharron Smith Humenick
Pub. Date: 02/16/2000
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Here's the fully revised and updated new edition of the only comprehensive book on childbirth education! Edited by two well-known educators and practitioners, it provides authoritative, research-based coverage of all of the theoretical and practical knowledge in this field. See more details below
Here's the fully revised and updated new edition of the only comprehensive book on childbirth education! Edited by two well-known educators and practitioners, it provides authoritative, research-based coverage of all of the theoretical and practical knowledge in this field.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
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Table of Contents
Section I: Childbirth Education. Why Childbirth Education? Historical Development. Section II: Expectant Parents. Pregnancy Experience. Sexuality. Childbirth Experience. Transition to Parenthood. Breastfeeding Experience. Cultural Perspectives. Section III: Supportive Strategies for Childbirth. Comfort and Pain Management. Relaxation. Biofeedback. Touch/Massage. Imagery. Music. Breathing. Water Therapy. Acupressure/Acupuncture. First Stage Labor. Second Stage Labor. Alternative Health Strategies. The Unexpected Childbirth Experience. Medications/Anesthesia. Section Iv: Promoting Wellness. Nutrition. Exercise. Support Systems. Stress Management. Section V: The Classroom Experience. Teaching/Learning Principles. Group Process. The Content. Program Evaluation. Teaching Teens. Consumer-Provider Relationships. Conflict Resolution. Section VI: Professional Practice. Setting Up Private Practice. The Perinatal Education Coordinator. Research Utilization. APPENDICES A: Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth: Findings From Research. B: Maternal-Child Health Organizations. C: Teaching Materials Resources. D: World Wide Web Resources.
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