Labour – Midwifery Essentials Vol 3 (2nd ed)


This second guide in the Midwifery Essentials Series covers midwifery care for women in the antenatal period, considering: models of antenatal care; booking history; health in pregnancy; monitoring maternal physical and emotional wellbeing; blood tests in pregnancy; antenatal screening for fetal abnormality; monitoring fetal wellbeing during antenatal care, and preparing for the birth.

England 2nd edition June 2017


This third guide in the Midwifery Essentials series covers midwifery care during Labour, covering: early assessment and admission in labour, the first stage of labour, non-pharmacological methods of coping with labour, using water in labour, pharmacological methods of pain relief, induced or accelerated labour, second stage of labour, third stage of labour,caesarean birth, and perineal repair.

This is one of a series of Midwifery Essentials guides (BasicsAntenatalLabourPostnatal, Infant Feeding) which provide students with the essential information needed for best practice at all stages of pregnancy and birth. The series started from the popular Midwifery Basics articles in The Practising Midwife, and are written by senior midwifery lecturers. The guides are user-friendly and include activities, scenarios, diagrams, further resources, and information tables eg basic procedures and drug schedules.

England 2nd edition June 2017


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