Midwifery Essentials: Antenatal

Midwifery Essentials: Antenatal Volume 2Edition 2

Editors: By Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM and Jenny Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA
ISBN: 9780702070983
Publication Date : Jun 10, 2018
Page Count: 184
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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents
Description

The second edition of the popular Midwifery Essentials series continues to help readers understand and master a range of core issues safely and with confidence!

Written by leading midwifery academics, each book in the series provides a user-friendly source of information which has been fully updated thruoghout to reflect the latest evidence-base for current practice.  Now with an improved design to make learning as easy as possible, each paperback in the series focuses on the importance of communication and comtemporary women-centred care and presents helpful 'scenarios' to encourage debate and reflection.

Key Features

  • Helpful 'jigsaw' approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. effective communication, team working and health promotion
  • Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding current practice
  • Chapters designed to be read as a 'standalone' or in succession
  • Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • Embraces the principles of ‘Better Births’

New Features

  • Makes reference to the latest national and international guidelines
  • Embraces the principles of ‘Better Births’
About the Editor
By Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Consultant Midwife Public Health, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK. and Jenny Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA , Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK
Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Models of antenatal care: the options available

Chapter 3 The booking history

Chapter 4 Health in pregnancy

Chapter 5 Monitoring maternal physical wellbeing

Chapter 6 Monitoring women’s emotional wellbeing in the antenatal period

Chapter 7 Blood tests in pregnancy

Chapter 8 Antenatal screening for fetal abnormality

Chapter 9 Monitoring fetal wellbeing during routine antenatal care

Chapter 10 Antenatal care – preparing for the birth