Midwifery Essentials: Antenatal E-Book, 1st Edition

Volume 2
Authors :
Helen Baston & Helen Baston & Jennifer Hall
Date of Publication: 09/2009
New Edition Comming Soon

'Antenatal' is the second title in the Midwifery Essentials series and looks at the provision of safe and effective antenatal care, exploring the role of the midwife in the context of professional and national guidance. This book prepares the read......view more

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'Antenatal' is the second title in the Midwifery Essentials series and looks at the provision of safe and effective antenatal care, exploring the role of the midwife in the context of professional and national guidance. This book prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred maternity care.


Key Features
    • Models of care and the range of professionals involved
    • The booking history and involving the woman in decisions
    • Optimising and monitoring maternal health throughout pregnancy
    • Blood tests and antenatal screening for fetal abnormality
    • Monitoring the growing fetus
    • Facilitating women to prepare for birth.

Author Information
By Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Consultant Midwife Public Health; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University.; Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Consultant Midwife Public Health; Honorary Researcher / lecturer, University of Sheffield; Honorary Lecturer Sheffield Hallam University. and Jenny Hall, EdD MSc RN RM ADM PGDip(HE) SFHEA , Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Bournemouth University, UK