Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health / Edition 1

Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health / Edition 1

by Grace Edwards, Sheena Byrom
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405144416

ISBN-13: 9781405144414

Pub. Date: 06/26/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health highlights important developments in public health over recent years and relates the implications for midwifery practice in a clear and easily understood manner. This practical text will appeal to clinical midwives who may be unsure about the relevance of the public health agenda to their every day practice. It

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Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health highlights important developments in public health over recent years and relates the implications for midwifery practice in a clear and easily understood manner. This practical text will appeal to clinical midwives who may be unsure about the relevance of the public health agenda to their every day practice. It highlights how public health underpins every midwife's practice by using examples and case histories. It addresses a wide range of public health issues pertinent to every midwife, including: smoking in pregnancy, breastfeeding, sexual health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, perinatal mental health and vulnerable groups, poverty and social exclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405144414
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/26/2007
Series:
Essential Midwifery Practice Series, #1
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Midwifery Public Health Agenda – Setting the Scene.

Chapter 2: Health and Inequality- What can midwives do?.

Chapter 3: Smoking in Pregnancy- A growing Public Health Problem.

Chapter 4: Teenage Pregnancy- Everyone’s Business.

Chapter 5: Sexual Health- A Potential Time Bomb.

Chapter 6: Substance Abuse- What is the Problem?.

Chapter 7: Domestic Abuse in Pregnancy- A Public Health Issue.

Chapter 8: Maternal Mental Health- Working in Partnership.

Chapter 9: Supporting Breastfeeding- Midwives Facilitating A Community Model.

Chapter 10: Normal birth and Birth Centre Care- A Public Health Catalyst for Maternal and Societal Well-being

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