Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Labour Midwifery Skills
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Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.
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Birth environment – promoting normality
Caesarean Section (LSCS)
Diabetic women in labour
Examination of the placenta
Fetal blood sampling
Home birth preparation
Initial baby check
Mechanism of normal labour (LOA)
Monitoring maternal and fetal well-being in labour
Obesity and labour
Positions for labour and birth
Signs of transition
Stages and phases of labour
Third stage management
Vaginal birth after caesarean (trial of scar)
All you need to know on
- Providing care for low-risk women in labour
- Performing vaginal examinations
- Preparing for birth
- Anatomy related to labour
- And much more...
Alison Edwards lectures at BCUand has worked in Nursing and Midwifery since 1985 having trained as a Registered nurse first. She worked in gynaecology prior to commencing Midwifery training and remained in full time practice until 2004 when transferring into lecturing. She has worked in antenatal and postnatal ward areas, set up and run a fetal medicine / pregnancy day assessment unit and regularly coordinated delivery suites in a variety of units in the Midlands.