The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook / Edition 2

The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook / Edition 2

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by Vicky Chapman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405161051

ISBN-13: 9781405161053

Pub. Date: 11/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Praise for previous editions:

“An excellent resource for both student midwives and qualified staff alike.” (Alison James, Midwifery Lecturer, Plymouth University)

"A lovely book with a lot of practical advice and easy to navigate. (Jayne Samples, Midwifery Lecturer, University of Huddersfield)

This fully revised and

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Overview

Praise for previous editions:

“An excellent resource for both student midwives and qualified staff alike.” (Alison James, Midwifery Lecturer, Plymouth University)

"A lovely book with a lot of practical advice and easy to navigate. (Jayne Samples, Midwifery Lecturer, University of Huddersfield)

This fully revised and updated third edition of The Midwife’s Labour and Birth Handbook is a practical and accessible guide to midwifery care.

It addresses important questions such as:

  • Why are women being pressured into caesarean section for breech presentation when the evidence is equivocal?
  • If a baby needs assisted ventilation breaths at birth, why not bring the ambubag to the baby and leave the cord intact so the baby can benefit from the extra maternal oxygen supply?
  • Why is skin-to-skin contact at birth so rarely offered to preterm babies when there is evidence of benefit?

This well-regarded text promotes normality and woman-centred care, using research, evidence-based guidelines and anecdotal accounts from women. It challenges practice and guidelines which are biased or based on poor evidence. Guidance is offered on how to deal with difficult, sometimes controversial, situations.

The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook 3rd edition is an essential guide for both student midwives and experienced practising midwives.

New to this edition:

  • Full colour photographs including a kneeling breech birth
  • Suturing diagrams to assist left-handed midwives.
  • Expanded chapters on slow progress in labour and malposition/malpresentations, including a rare photograph of a face presentation birth.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405161053
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Labour & Normal Birth.

Cathy Charles.

Chapter 2: Vaginal Examination & Artificial Rupture of the Membranes.

Vicky Chapman.

Chapter 3: Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring in Labour.

Bryony Read.

Chapter 4: Perineal Trauma & Suturing.

Vicky Chapman.

Chapter 5: Examination of the Newborn Baby at Birth.

Caroline Rutter.

Chapter 6: Home Birth.

Janet Gwillim

Chapter 7: Water for Labour & Birth.

Cathy Charles & Vicky Chapman.

Chapter 8: Slow Progress & Malpresentations/Malpositions in Labour.

Vicky Chapman.

Chapter 9: Asisted Birth: Ventouse & Forceps.

Cathy Charles.

Chapter 10: Caesarean Section.

Cathy Charles.

Chapter 11: Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section.

Vicky Chapman.

Chapter 12: Preterm Birth.

Vicky Chapman & Sian McLaughlin.

Chapter 13: Breech Birth.

Lesley Shutter.

Chapter 14: Twins and Higher Order Births.

Jo Coggins.

Chapter 15: Haemorrhage.

Sheila Miskelly.

Chapter 16: Emergencies in Labour & Birth.

Sheila Miskelly.

Chapter 17: Neonatal & Maternal Resuscitation.

Nick Castle.

Chapter 18: Induction of Labour.

Mary-Lou Elliott.

Chapter 19: Pre-Eclampsia.

Annette Briley.

Chapter 20: Stillbirth & Neonatal Death.

Cathy Charles & Barbara Kavanagh.

Chapter 21: Bullying & Assertiveness.

Hilary Field.

Chapter 22: Risk Management, Litigation & Complaints.

Cathy Charles.

Chapter 23: Intrapartum Blood Tests.

Julie Davies.

Chapter 24: Medicines & The Midwife.

Vicky Chapman & Sheila Miskelly

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The Midwife's Labour and Birth Handbook 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got this yesterday and right now im giving birth right now my husband is holding me like the pic and mmy labor partner is bellow OOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHH...................... HHHHUUUH ITS COMING UHHHGG.....................EEEEEEEEERRRRRRGGHHHH ALMOST THERE Two hours later a beautful girl was born One month later pregnate again
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really mean it me and my husband got this book 2 days before this and I decided to tell my husband to hold me up like in the pitchure above OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I FEEL THEM PUSHING AND PUSHING AND PUSHING 1 HOUR LATER I AM RESTIN IN BE NOW WITH FOUR GIRLS ON ONE SIDE OF THE BED AND FOUR BOYS ON THE OTHER THANKYOU FOR READING HIS TIERING REVIEW ELIZABETH CHRISTINE DELP THANK YOU