Childbirth Education: Practice, Research and Theory / Edition 2

Childbirth Education: Practice, Research and Theory / Edition 2

by Francine H. Nichols, Sharron Smith Humenick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721680097

ISBN-13: 9780721680095

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721680095
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/16/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
731
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.35(d)

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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