Midwifery Essentials: Public Health
Midwifery Essentials: Public Health,
Edition 1 Volume 7
By Joyce Marshall, RN, RM, BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD, PGCAP, FHEA, Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM and Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA

Publication Date : 31 Aug 2019

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Description

A 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, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University, UK. and Jennifer Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA , Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK
Table of Contents

1 - Introduction

2 - Public health: principles and midwifery practice

3 - Becoming a mother and support for parenting

4 - Birth and health

5 - Childbearing women who are seeking asylum or homeless

6 - Substance misuse in pregnancy

7 - Age and maternity

8 - Infant feeding: a public health perspective

9 - Smoking in pregnancy

10 - Weight matters in pregnancy

11 - Emotional wellbeing and public health

Book details
ISBN: 9780702071034
Page Count: 218
Retail Price: £10.99