Essential Midwifery Practice: Public Health highlights how public health underpins every midwife’s practice by using examples and case histories. It addresses a wide range of public health issues pertinent to every midwife, including: smoking in pregnancy, breastfeeding, sexual health, substance misuse, domestic abuse, perinatal mental health and vulnerable groups, poverty and social exclusion.
About the Editors
Grace Edwards is Consultant Midwife in Public Health at Liverpool Women’s Hospital and Principal Midwifery Lecturer at University of Central Lancashire, England. Sheena Byrom is a Consultant Midwife in Public Health at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, England.
256 pages, England 2007.