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Midwifery: Preparation for Practice – 4th edition (2 books plus ebook)

Pairman et al (eds)

$159.95

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Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) and the New Zealand College of Midwives (NZCOM), Midwifery: Preparation for Practice has long been upheld as the definitive midwifery text for Australian and New Zealand midwifery students. Now in its 4th edition, the text presents a global model of midwifery best practice that is supported by a range of examples from the Australian, New Zealand and international midwifery contexts.

4th edition. Australia November 2018

SKU: MI2950 Author:

Midwifery: Preparation for Practice focuses on placing the woman and midwife at the centre of care, in line with the philosophy, education and practice standards set by the Australian and New Zealand Colleges of Midwives. It reflects the socio-political contexts in which students in the two countries practise.

Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) and the New Zealand College of Midwives (NZCOM), Midwifery: Preparation for Practice has long been upheld as the definitive midwifery text for Australian and New Zealand midwifery students. Now in its 4th edition, the text presents a global model of midwifery best practice that is supported by a range of examples from the Australian, New Zealand and international midwifery contexts.
New to this Edition
  • Now available in two volumes for ease of use:
  • Book 1 focuses on the context of midwifery practice
  • Book 2 focuses on midwifery practice
  • New and significantly updated chapters include:
  • man rights in childbirth
  • Midwifery as primary healthcare
  • Birth place and birth space
  • Social and environmental determinants of women’s health
  • Contraception
  • Variations in normal

  • Endorsed by the Australian College of Midwives (ACM) and the New Zealand College of Midwives (NZCOM)
  • NEW to the Evolve resources: a suite of 18 videos featuring interviews with midwifery lecturers and students who share inspirational insights, advice, challenges and opportunities for learning
  • Now includes an eBook with all print purchases

4th edition. Australia November 2018

Table of Contents

  • Australian and New Zealand health care and maternity systems
  • The Australian and New Zealand context
  • Models of health
  • Midwifery and maternity in a global context
  • Risk, fear and safety
  • Ways of looking at evidence and measurement
  • The place of birth
  • Challenges to women?s health
  • Midwives working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
  • Midwives and Maori women: Advancing our relationships
  • Options for women around fertility and reproduction
  • Professional frameworks for practice in Australia and New Zealand
  • Legal frameworks for practice in Australia and New Zealand
  • Ethical frameworks for practice
  • Sustaining midwifery practice
  • Theoretical frameworks for midwifery practice
  • Working in partnership
  • Working in collaboration
  • Promoting physiological birth
  • The physiology of conception and pregnancy
  • Nutrition and physical activity foundation for pregnancy, childbirth and lactation
  • Screening and assessment
  • Working with women in pregnancy
  • Physiological changes during labour
  • Supporting women in labour and birth
  • Working with pain in labour
  • Using water for labour and birth
  • Perineal care and repair
  • Physiological changes during the postnatal period
  • Supporting women becoming mothers
  • Transitions to motherhood
  • Supporting the newborn infant
  • Supporting the breastfeeding mother
  • Completing the midwife-woman partnership
  • Pharmacology and prescribing
  • Contraception
  • Challenges in pregnancy
  • Disturbances in the rhythm of labour
  • Interventions in pregnancy labour and birth
  • Maternal life-threatening emergencies
  • Complications in the post-natal period for the mother
  • The compromised neonate
  • Grief and loss during childbearing
 

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