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The Midwife-Mother Relationship (2nd Edition)

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15 September 2010

AU$70.95

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15 September 2010

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The foundation between midwife and mother is the foundation upon which maternity care depends. Covering completely new topics areas, the new edition of this ground-breaking text brings together classic and current research...

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The foundation between midwife and mother is the foundation upon which maternity care depends. Covering completely new topics areas, the new edition of this ground-breaking text brings together classic and current research to establish key tenets for maternity care within hospital and home.This ground-breaking essential text reaffirms the fragility and the power of the relationship between midwife and mother and remains the definitive guide to the complex area of midwife-mother relations.

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Edited by leading author in field: contains contributions from key UK and international academics

Woven with examples from a full range of birth circumstances, from mothers in poverty to those at high obstetric risk

Draws on research from seven different countries along with experiences of birth in NHS, independent and community-based settings

Presents perspectives from both sides of the connection, exploring the subjective, cultural and practical obstacles to a mutually rewarding birth experience

 

Fully revised and expanded to reflect key developments in midwifery philosophy over the past decade, applying a theoretical approach to emerging concepts such as emotional labour and midwifery partnership

Covers completely new topics areas, including the effects of emotional labour, poverty and health policy

Combines new works from the previous edition with new chapters on innovative midwifery practice

Brings together classic and current research to establish key tenets for maternity care within hospital and home

Introduction
The Maternity Services Context; M.Kirkham
The Less We Do the More We Give; N.Leap
Emotion Work and Relationships in Midwifery; R.Deery & B.Hunter
The Midwife: a Professional Servant? M.Cronk
Poor Relations: the Paucity of the Professional Paradigm; R.Wilkins
'There's so much potential...and for whatever reason it's not being realised' Women's Relationships with Midwives as a Negotiation of Ideology and Practice; N.Edwards
Feeling Safe Enough to Let Go: the Relationship between a Woman and her Midwife during the Second Stage of Labour; T.Anderson
The Midwife/Mother Relationship where there is Poverty and Disadvantage; A.Gaudion & C.Homeyard
Pakistani Muslim Women and Midwives Relationships: What are the Essential Attributes?; K.Bharj & M.Chesney
Midwifery Relationships with Childbearing Women at Increased Risk; M.Berg
Midwives' Personal Experiences and their Relationships with Women: Midwives without Children and Midwives who have Experienced Pregnancy Loss; C.Bewley
Midwifery Partnership: a Professionalising Strategy for Midwives; S.Pairman
The Midwife as Container; M.Taylor
We Need to Relate; M.Kirkham.

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MAVIS KIRKHAM is Emeritus Professor of Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. 

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MAVIS KIRKHAM is Emeritus Professor of Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. 

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