Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal, Paperback Book

Midwifery Essentials: Postnatal Paperback


"Postnatal" is the fourth title in the "Midwifery Essentials" series and explores contemporary postnatal care for women and their families, exploring the role of the midwife as a member of the multi-professional team.

This book thoroughly prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred postnatal care for mothers and their babies.

It includes the postnatal examination of the woman, and the baby check; care of the baby in the immediate postnatal period; the features of the normal neonate; the newborn clinical examination; hospital postnatal care and caesarean section; the role of the community midwife and emotional wellbeing; postnatal fertility control; and, issues involved in supporting the woman to feed her baby.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, ill
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Midwifery
  • ISBN: 9780443103568

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