Health Promotion in Midwifery 2nd Edition: Principles and practice / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Taylor & Francis
Health Promotion in Midwifery explores the principles of health promotion within the practical context of midwifery. It clearly outlines and discusses the midwife’s role in health promotion, making it essential reading for all student and practising midwives, as well as clinical practitioners.
Emphasizing the link between theory and practice, the second edition incorporates chapters on domestic violence, sexual health, breastfeeding, and mental health promotion. Text boxes make the text accessible and user-friendly and case studies and summaries put the material in practical context. Additional readings encourage readers to further research and reflection on their own practice.
Throughout the book, the importance of the role of the midwife in health promotion is emphasized. This second edition brings together contributions from a variety of experienced practitioners.
About the Author
Jan Bowden RM, RGN, FP cert,MSc, BSc (Hons) PGCEA and Vicky Manning RM, RGN, MSc, PGCEA are both Lecturers in Midwifery & Womens Health Studies at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing & Midwifery, Kings College London, London, UK.
Table of Contents
1. Public Health and the Midwife 2. Health Promotion and the Midwife 3. Factors Affecting Health Promotion 4. Health Promotion Models and Approaches in Midwifery 5. Evaluating Health Promotion 6. Pregnant Women's Attitudes to Health Promotion 7. Information Giving in Health Promotion 8. Health Promotion in Midwifery Training 9. Partnership 10. Sexual Health Promotion 11. Breastfeeding 12. Smoking, Pregnancy and the Midwife 13. Mental Health Promotion and Midwifery 14. Domestic Violence 15. The Role of Complementary Therapies in Health Promotion