Psychology is, in many ways, the pivot on which the quality of care is assessed by both the client and by colleagues. Midwives awareness of psychological issues has already been increased by our experiential learning. Years of clinical practice have given practitioners empirical knowledge of how individuals react in certain situations.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Product dimensions:||5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction to psychology of childbearing; Psychological theories related to practice; Psychological changes during childbearing; Psychological impact of birth; Neonatal perceptions and abilities; Psychological needs of the childbearing woman; Glossary; References; Index