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Birthing Positions

Binding: 7
Pages: 226
Pub Date: 01/09/2005
Publisher: Mark Allen Group
ISBN: 9781856422567
Availability: In Stock
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Quick overview This text is written by a leading international expert in the area of midwifery and covers: the debate on birthing positions and evidence for and against different positions; a systematic review of the evidence; the results of a randomised controlled trial on women's choice of positions; midwives' views on birthing positions.
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The Book Will Be Divided Into Three Sections: Section 1 - Historical And Anthropological Evidence On The Use Of Different Birthing Positions, Charting The Timeline And Highlighting How Medicalisation Of Childbirth Over Centuries Played A Part In Influencing Present Day Practice. Section 2 - Empirical Evidence, A Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Focused Versus General Information In Influencing Women's Choice Of Upright Birthing Positions And Section 3: Midwives' View Of Birthing Positions

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