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Forthcoming Midwifery Books

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Forthcoming Books

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  1. Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice

    Birthing in a Contemporary Society

    Edited by Patricia Lindsay, Ian Peate

    Introducing the Social Sciences for Midwifery Practice makes clear the links between social, anthropological and psychological concepts, midwifery practice and women’s experience of birth. Demonstrating how empathising with women and understanding the context in which they live can affect...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health

    Edited by Fiona Dykes, Renée Flacking

    A unique and innovative resource for conducting ethnographic research in health care settings, Ethnographic Research in Maternal and Child Health provides a combination of ethnographic theory and an international selection of empirical case studies. The book begins with an overview of the...

    To Be Published October 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Pocket ECGs for Nurses

    By Andrew R. Houghton, Alun Roebuck

    This pocketbook is an essential reference for the non-specialist who needs to be able to record and perform a basic and safe interpretation of an ECG. Written in plain language with clear explanations, bullet lists and summaries throughout, this handy guide will benefit nurses as well as paramedics...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Hypnobirth

    Evidence, practice and support for birth professionals

    By Teri Gavin-Jones, Sandra Handford

    Maternity services and choices for labour and birth are fast evolving. Hypnobirth involves preparation for childbirth using tried and tested hypnotherapy techniques in harmony with midwifery best practices and increasing numbers of women are turning to the technique. Written by two experienced...

    To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge

  5. Vaginal Examination in Labour

    Challenging contemporary practice

    By Mary Stewart

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Vaginal examination is a common and routine aspect of midwifery practice that is used to determine the presentation and position of the fetus, and to measure cervical dilatation in order to assess progress in labour. It is under-examined, however; little has been written about midwives’ and women’s...

    To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge

  6. The Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

    By Jane Knight

    Fertility awareness offers a number of advantages for women’s reproductive health: it does not interfere with normal physiology; there are no physical side effects; it can be used to optimise or minimise chances of conception; and it is culturally and morally acceptable in societies where...

    To Be Published June 30th 2016 by Routledge

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