Midwifery Essentials: Infant feeding
Midwifery Essentials: Infant feeding,
Edition 1 Volume 5
By Joyce Marshall, RN, RM, BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD, PGCAP, FHEA, Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM and Jenny Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA

Publication Date: 26 June 2017

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New addition to the popular Midwifery Essentials series which 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 throughout 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 contemporary women-centred care and presents helpful ‘scenarios’ to encourage debate and reflection.

The Midwifery Essentials series is ideal for all midwives – whether qualified or in training – and is also helpful to nurses and HCAs working in the maternity environment.

Key Features

  • Provides a useful, friendly source of information
  • Strong focus on contemporary women-centred care
  • Designed to stimulate debate and reflection upon current practice, local policies and procedures
  • Scenarios enable practitioners to understand the context of maternity care and explore their role in safe and effective service provision
  • Helpful ‘jigsaw’ approach enables readers to explore specific topics from a variety of perspectives e.g. consent, safety and health promotion
  • Explains the professional and legal issues surrounding clinical procedures
  • Chapters designed to be read as a ‘standalone’ or in succession
  • Emphasises the crucial role of effective communication
About the author
By Joyce Marshall, RN, RM, BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD, PGCAP, FHEA, Senior Lecturer, Department of health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, UK; Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Consultant Midwife Public Health; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University. 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 Relationship building between mother and baby

Chapter 3 Anatomy and physiology

Chapter 4 Skin to skin contact after birth

Chapter 5 Skills to support infant feeding

Chapter 6 The social context of infant feeding

Chapter 7 Birthing practices and breastfeeding

Chapter 8 Managing baby related feeding challenges

Chapter 9 Formula feeding

Chapter 10 Managing common maternal related breastfeeding challenges

Chapter 11 Breastfeeding premature babies

Chapter 12 Breastfeeding mothers their family, community and the wider societal context

Book details
ISBN: 9780702071010
Page Count: 174
Retail Price: £10.99