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Informed Choice in Maternity Care

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Informed choice in maternity care is government policy and is therefore an important issue in the education of midwives and obstetricians. This book brings together key research in the area and provides a forum for the...

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Informed choice in maternity care is government policy and is therefore an important issue in the education of midwives and obstetricians. This book brings together key research in the area and provides a forum for the concerns of all involved. Contributors are drawn from a wide range of perspectives, including service users, lay support groups, midwives, social scientists, obstetricians, nursing and law. Informed Choice in Maternity Care is timely, topical and covers a number of current debates.

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Informed Choice in maternity care is government policy, therefore this book covers a very important issue
Contributors drawn from a wide range of perspectives
Timely, topical and covers a number of current debates

Introduction; M.Kirkham
Why Can't Women Just Say No? And Does it Really Matter?; N.Pilley-Edwards
Informed Choice in Maternity Care; B.Hewson
How Midwives Used Protective Steering to Facilitate Informed Choice in Pregnancy; V.Levy
Can Leaflets Deliver Informed Choice?; A.O'Cathain
Is There a Difference Between a Free Gift and a Planned Purchase? The Use of Evidence Based Leaflets in Maternity Care; H.Stapleton
The Culture of the Maternity Services in Wales and England as a Barrier to Informed Choice; M.Kirkham & H.Stapleton
Information Used by Pregnant Women, and Their Understanding and Use of Evidence-Based 'Informed Choice' Leaflets; M.Wiggins & N.Newburn
Integrating MIDIRS Informed Choice Leaflets into a Maternity Service; J.Demilew
Should Doctors Perform Caesarean for 'Informed Choice' Alone?; S.Bewley & J.Cockburn
Negotiating Elective Caesarean Section: An Obstetric Team Perspective; J.Simpson
Birth Experiences of South Asian Muslim Women: Marginalized Choice within the Maternity Service; N.Ellis
The Misleading Myth of Choice: The Continuing Oppression of Women in Childbirth; T.Anderson
Choice and Bureaucracy; M.Kirkham.

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MAVIS KIRKHAM is Professor of Midwifery in the Women's Informed Childbearing and Health (WICH) Research Group at the School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Sheffield, and a prolific midwifery author. Her previous publications include The Midwife-Mother Relationship (Palgrave, 2000), Developments in the Supervision of Midwives (Books for Midwives, 2000), and Reflections on Midwifery (Balliere Tindall, 1997).

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MAVIS KIRKHAM is Professor of Midwifery in the Women's Informed Childbearing and Health (WICH) Research Group at the School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Sheffield, and a prolific midwifery author. Her previous publications include The Midwife-Mother Relationship (Palgrave, 2000), Developments in the Supervision of Midwives (Books for Midwives, 2000), and Reflections on Midwifery (Balliere Tindall, 1997).

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