Men and Maternity / Edition 1

Men and Maternity / Edition 1

by Rosemary Mander
     
 

This book is the first to question assumptions about the beneficial involvement of men in childbearing. It will therefore be of great interest to academics and postgraduate students of midwifery, obstetrics, medicine and health studies, as well as practising midwives and obstetricians, health visitors, childbirth educators and labor and delivery room nurses. See more details below

Overview

This book is the first to question assumptions about the beneficial involvement of men in childbearing. It will therefore be of great interest to academics and postgraduate students of midwifery, obstetrics, medicine and health studies, as well as practising midwives and obstetricians, health visitors, childbirth educators and labor and delivery room nurses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415275804
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/08/2004
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Cultures and times10
2The midwife and medical men36
3Fathers and fatherhood61
4The labour and the birth78
5The reality of fatherhood after the birth99
6Childbearing and domestic violence118
7Men and loss in childbearing139
8How to help - the midwife's role158
9Conclusion175

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