Global Case Studies In Maternal And Child Health / Edition 1

Global Case Studies In Maternal And Child Health / Edition 1

by Ruth C. White
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0763781533
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9780763781538
Pub. Date:
12/04/2012
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Overview

Global Case Studies In Maternal And Child Health / Edition 1

A HeadForeword
A HeadAcknowledgements
A HeadAbout the Contributors
A HeadIntroduction
Part1 TRADITIONAL BIRTH ATTENDANTS/TRADITIONAL MIDWIVES
Chapter1 The local, the global, the NGO-ization of birth in Southern Belize
Chapter2 Weaving traditional and professional midwifery: Empowering midwives in Guatemala
Part2 SAFE MOTHERHOOD
Chapter3 Sing Safe Motherhood: A story of the women of Chiwamba, Malawi
Chapter4 Maama Omwaana: Community building for safe motherhood in Njeru, Uganda
Chapter5 Behavior change initiative in an Integrated Community Health Project
Part3 THE IMPACT OF WAR
Chapter6 Integrating child spacing with maternal care in post-conflict East Timor
Chapter7 Lifeline Community Healthcare Program: Reducing maternal and infant mortality in Liberia
Chapter8 Rape as a weapon of war: Stories from the Democratic Republic of Congo
Part4 SUPPORT GROUPS
Chapter9 Enhancing Outcomes for At Risk Moms: Evaluation of the Moms Mentoring Moms Program
Part5 BIRTHING CENTERS
Chapter10 Maison de Naissance: A community birthing home in Haiti
Chapter11 Providing a Safe Space for Birth in Warkworth, New Zealand
Part6 THE CULTURE OF MATERNITY
Chapter12 Maternal-Infant Care in the Brazilian Amazon
Chapter13 Mbya grandmothers, mothers and granddaughters: motherhood and upbringing throughout generations
Chapter14 Introducing Nursing Students to Childbearing Practices in Rural Guatemala
Part7 MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS IN BIRTH
Chapter15 Saving Newborns at the Community Level
Chapter16 The Nonpneumatic Anti-Shock Garment in Nigeria: The Tension Between Research and Implementation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763781538
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 12/04/2012
Edition description: 1
Pages: 342
Sales rank: 476,846
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Associate Professor, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Contributors xix

Introduction xxiii

Part I Traditional Birth Attendants/Traditional Midwives 1

Chapter 1 The Local, the Global, the NGO-ization of Birth in Southern Belize Amínata Maraesa 5

Background 6

The Region 7

Toledo Traditions 8

Childbirth in the Belizean Medical System 9

Generations of Traditional Birth Attendants 11

The NGO-ization of Birth 12

Persistent Patterns 18

An Enduring Misunderstanding 19

Conclusion 21

Discussion Questions 22

Notes 22

References 23

Chapter 2 Weaving Traditional and Professional Midwifery Jennifer Foster Jennifer Houston Ann C. Davenport Angela Anderson Virginia M. Lamprecht Gal Frenkel 25

Background 26

Beginnings 28

Ixmucané as Clinical Practice Model 30

Training Traditional Midwives 34

Monitoring and Evaluation of Training 38

Intertwine with the Ministry of Health 43

Unraveling and Closure 44

Lessons Learned 45

Fabric for the Future 46

Discussion Questions 48

Notes 48

References 49

Part II Safe Motherhood 51

Chapter 3 Sing Safe Motherhood: A Story of the Women of Chiwamba, Malawi Daima Thyangathyanga Mary Kambewa Rose M. Kershbaumer Joyce E. Thompson 55

Introduction 56

Background 57

The Story: Teaching and Learning Safe Motherhood 58

Adult Functional Literacy Training 65

Training in Business and Income-Generating Activities 66

Reflections on the CBSMA Story: Keeping Volunteers Volunteering 66

Lessons Learned 69

Summary 71

Discussion Questions 71

References 72

Chapter 4 Maama Omwaana: Community Building for Safe Motherhood in Njeru, Uganda Ruth C. White Katherine Camacho Carr 73

Introduction 74

Maama Omwaana Safe Motherhood Initiative 76

Community Assessment and Mobilization 77

Implementation Year Two: 2006 79

Outcomes 82

Discussion 82

Conclusion 85

Endnote 86

Discussion Questions 86

References 86

Chapter 5 Behavior Change Initiative in an Integrated Community Health Project Gerda Pohl 89

Background 90

Nepal and Humla 90

History 92

The Problem 92

The Plan 93

The Solution 95

Outcomes 97

Lessons Learned 97

Discussion Questions 98

References 98

Part III The Impact of War 99

Chapter 6 Integrating Child Spacing with Maternal Care in Postconflict Timor-Leste Susan Thompson Mary Anne Mercer 103

Background 104

Health in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste 105

Integrating Child Spacing into a Maternal and Newborn Program 109

Key Findings 112

Challenges 114

Lessons Learned 117

Conclusion 118

Discussion Questions 118

References 119

Chapter 7 Lifeline Community Healthcare Program: Reducing Maternal and Infant Mortality in Liberia Lucy November 121

Background 122

The Players 122

Becoming a Midwife 123

Childbirth in Liberia 124

Training Traditional Birth Attendants 124

War 125

Going Home 126

Building a Clinic 127

Joining LifeLine 129

Discussion Questions 130

References 131

Chapter 8 Rape as a Weapon of War: Stories from the Democratic Republic of Congo Elaine Dietsch Luc Mulimbalimba-Masururu 133

Background 136

The Story 139

Lessons Learned 144

About the Authors 145

Discussion Questions 146

Acknowledgments 147

References 147

Part IV Support Groups 149

Chapter 9 Enhancing Outcomes for At-Risk Moms: The Moms Mentoring Moms Program Blythe Shepard Meg Kapil Lara Shepard 153

Introduction 154

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 155

The Moms Mentoring Moms Program 156

Overall Effect of Program on Participants 159

Meeting Program Objectives 160

Lessons Learned and Recommendations 165

Summary 167

Discussion Questions 167

References 168

Part V Birthing Centers 171

Chapter 10 Maison de Naissance: A Community Birthing Home in Haiti Whitney A. Smith Natasha Massoudi Stanley G. Shaffer 175

Case Study 175

Background 176

Purpose 177

Formative Research 177

Methods 179

Supporting Technology 181

Monitoring and Evaluation 182

Results 183

Discussion 184

Case Study Review 185

Discussion Questions 186

References 186

Chapter 11 Providing a Safe Space for Birth in Warkworth, New Zealand Liz Smythe Deborah Payne Sally Wilson Sue Wynyard 187

Introduction 187

The Case 189

Summary 206

Discussion Questions 206

References 207

Part VI The Culture of Maternity 209

Chapter 12 Maternal-Infant Care in the Brazilian Amazon Louis C. Forline Helena dos Santos 213

Introduction 213

The Brazilian Amazon: Regional Ecology, History, and Development 215

Study Results, Community Feedback, and Reflections 217

Reflections and Recommendations 225

Concluding Remarks 227

Discussion Questions 228

References 229

Chapter 13 Mbyá Grandmothers, Mothers, and Granddaughters Carolina Remorini 231

Introduction 232

Mbyá Children and Women: Health Conditions and Their Access to Sanitary Services and Programs 233

Background of Mothers and Wives: Mbyá Women in the Ethnographic Literature 235

Different Stories, the Same Culture: Intracultural Variability and Generational Changes 237

Lessons Learned 249

Acknowledgments 253

Discussion Questions 253

Notes 254

References 254

Chapter 14 Introducing Nursing Students to Childbearing Practices in Rural Guatemala Catherine A. Carr Amy Levi 257

Background 258

Cultural Competency Versus Cultural Humility 258

Service Learning to Reduce Health Disparities 259

Practical Strategies for Service Learning and Teaching 260

Learning about Global Maternal Health Care through Service Learning 268

Discussion Questions 269

References 269

Part VII Medical Interventions in Birth 271

Chapter 15 Saving Newborns at the Community Level Christina Lagos Triantaphyllis 275

Background 276

Public Health System 280

The MINI Story: Leading the Way in Community-Based Care for Neonates in Nepal 282

Lessons Learned 298

Notes 300

Discussion Questions 300

References 301

Chapter 16 The Nonpneumatic Anti-Shock Garment in Nigeria: The Tension Between Research and Implementation Oladosu A. Ojengbede Elizabeth Butrick Hadiza Galadanci Imran Oludare Morhason-Bello Carinne Brody Titi Duro-Aina Adetokunbo Fabamwo Suellen Miller 303

Background 304

The Project 306

Results and Reactions 308

Challenges 310

Lessons Learned 313

Discussion Questions 314

References 314

Index 317

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