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Sociology for Midwives

by Carol Kingdon

This book introduces key topics from sociology which are relevant to midwifery audiences. Introductions to the classical theorists and the more recent sociological perspectives that shape contemporary sociology...

Nursing & Health Survival Guide

by Alison Edwards

A pocket-sized reference tool for quick access to crucial information in any community or antenatal setting.


The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look at our our app for iPhone and iPad....

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Postnatal & Neonatal Midwifery Skills

by Alison Edwards

A pocket-sized reference tool for use in any community or postnatal setting, this guide puts crucial postnatal and neonatal information at your fingertips.


The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved...

Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Labour Midwifery Skills

by Alison Edwards

Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.


The Nursing & Health Survival Guides have evolved - take a look...

Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Nursing and Midwifery: Towards a Critical Social Science

by Jon Adams & Philip Tovey

This book explores the historical, social, political and cultural facets of integration between complementary and alternative medicine and nursing/midwifery. It examines the ever-expanding integration in relation...

Schaum's Outline of Pediatric Nursing

by Mary Ann Cantrell

Study faster, learn better, and get top grades

Modified to conform to the current curriculum, Schaum's Outline of Pediatric Nursing complements these courses in scope and sequence to help you understand its...

Becoming a Midwife

by Rosemary Mander & Valerie Fleming

What is the reality of being a midwife in the twenty-first century? What is it like to help and support women throughout pregnancy and childbirth and into motherhood? What roles can midwives play in society?...

How to Become Mother-Friendly: Policies & Procedures for Hospitals, Birth Centers, and Home Birth Services

by IBCLC Barbara Hotelling MSN & CNE Helen Gordon DNP

This is the only book to present the evidence-based policies and procedures that medical and non-medical staff can use to develop Mother-Friendly Care in their facilities. The Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative...

Handbook of Contraception and Sexual Health

by Suzanne Everett

Offering a comprehensive guide to contraception and sexual health, the new edition of this practical handbook has been fully updated. It takes an integrated approach to sexual health, and now includes additional...

Fast Facts for the Antepartum and Postpartum Nurse: A Nursing Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell

by CFN, RN Michele R. Davidson PhD

All aspects of safe, effective, holistic care for birthing mothers, newborns, and their families are included in this easy-access guide for new antepartum and postpartum nurses and their preceptors during the...

Nutrition in Pregnancy and Childbirth: Food for Thought

by Lorna Davies & Ruth Deery

Making good nutritional choices can mean women optimise the outcomes of their birthing experience and offer their babies the best possible start in life. To support this, all health professionals who work with...

Breastfeeding Challenges Made Easy for Late Preterm Infants: The Go-To Guide for Nurses and Lactation Consultants

by IBCLC Sandra Cole RNC

"I would recommend this book to my peers and I would use it in my day-to-day work. It is most helpful to have a comprehensive guide that can be used in a variety of care settings and by many different healthcare...

Birth Right

by Susan Ross

An insider's guide to getting the best for you and your baby in pregnancy and birth - by a midwife who knows it all.

You're pregnant and you want the best for you and your baby. This book is a must-have manual...

Great Stuff to Know: When You're Pregnant

by Jan Roberts

Full of tips and advice from bestselling author Jan Roberts, Great Stuff to Know: When You're Pregnant is the ultimate pregnancy guide.

Whether it's your first child or your fourth, being pregnant can be a stressful...

Pediatric Nursing Demystified

by Joyce Y. Johnson & James Keogh

The quick and easy way to learn the concepts and major theories of pediatric nursing - and how to apply them to real-world situations

If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils pediatric nursing down...

Bereavement Care for Childbearing Women and their Families: An Interactive Workbook

by Caroline Hollins Martin & Eleanor Forrest

For many bereaved parents, the care provided by health professionals at birth - from midwives to antenatal teachers - has a crucial effect on their response to a loss or death. This interactive workbook is clearly...

Traumatic Childbirth

by Cheryl Tatano Beck, Jeanne Watson Driscoll & Sue Watson

Postpartum depression has become a more recognized mental illness over the past decade as a result of education and increased awareness. Traumatic childbirth, however, is still often overlooked, resulting in...

Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Ambulatory Obstetric Settings

by FNP Nancy J. Cibulka PhD & BC Mary Lee Barron PhD

ìThe authors have crafted a very user-friendly set of guidelines, identifying the steps in assessment of patients for risks, outlining the objectives for care from preconception through postpartum, and addressing...

The Reality of Nursing Research: Politics, Practices and Processes

by Davina Allen & Patricia Lyne

Focusing on the nurse researcher's dual role as practitioner and researcher, as well as research ethics and the relationship between practitioner and academic agendas, The Reality of Nursing Research helps to:...

The Politics of Maternity

by Rosemary Mander & Jo Murphy-Lawless

The evidence surrounding the skills and approaches to support good birth has grown exponentially over the last two decades, but so too have the obstacles facing women and midwives who strive to achieve good...