For new students the language and concepts of midwifery care can at first be daunting. This book helps students to understand the expectations of midwifery training in relation to normal midwifery practice. It covers the basics of midwifery care including professional practice, frameworks informing midwifery care, key concepts and philosophies of care, communication and care skills, antenatal care, normal labour and birth, postnatal care, neonatal care and breastfeeding, as well as a brief introduction to medicines management in normal midwifery care. The book is designed to work alongside first taught modules in midwifery, and underpin training in subsequent years.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 246 x 171 x 10 mm
'I would recommend this text to new student midwives - the book is a good resource to support student learning from practice - especially the reflective activities asking the reader to consider experiences from placement. It is supplemented by suggested answers to tasks presented and so helpful for the year 1 student midwife' - Celia Yeardley, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Midwifery, Sheffield Hallam University