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Handbook of Midwifery Research

Paperback, 04/03/2011, £30.25
Research is a fundamental part of midwifery practice. However, not everyone finds it easy to understand the basic principles, and particularly the language of research.

Medical Disorders in Pregnancy: A Manual for Midwives

Paperback, 11/01/2013, £37.50
Praise for the 1st edition: "This book is a must have for any midwife, particularly those working in the community, clinics and in high-risk areas. This book is an extremely useful reference tool.

Studying for Your Midwifery Degree

Paperback, 05/11/2013, £22.99
An essential handbook to help midwifery students master the key learning skills they need to become successful learners throughout their degree and beyond.

Midwifery Survival Guide

Paperback, 31/08/2011, £19.99
Serve as a referral guide for midwives and be an aide memoire in practice settings. This title enables readers to easily access the information in a format which is easy to read.

Rediscovering Birth

Paperback, 31/01/2011, £9.99
In this new and revised edition of her classic book, Sheila Kitzinger explores the universal experience of pregnancy and birth. She looks closely at the place of birth, how women move in childbirth and what is done to help them and examines the bond traditionally formed between mothers and midwives.

Why Breastfeeding Matters

Paperback, 01/09/2015, £8.99
An authoritative, friendly and accessible look at the debate on infant feeding, offering parents and health professionals evidence-based information on why breastfeeding matters.

Why the Politics of Breastfeeding Matter

Paperback, 15/09/2016, £8.99
Why the Politics of Breastfeeding Matter is the perfect introduction to understanding the complex forces that govern what many think of as a simple choice to breastfeed or not.

Baby-led Weaning Cookbook: Over 130 Delicious Recipes for the Whole Family to Enjoy

Hardback, 04/11/2010, £12.99
Offers comprehensive recipes and meal plans to follow so the entire family can take part in making your child a happy and confident eater. This book also includes: simple advice on how to start; essential at-a-glance information on nutrition and food safety; and, ideas for quick snacks and lunch boxes as well as desserts and family dinners.

Baby's Coming: A Story of Dedication by an Independent Midwife

Paperback, 13/03/2014, £9.99
The memoir of Britain's best-known independent midwife.

Aromatherapy and Massage for Mother and Baby

Paperback, 04/11/1999, £12.99
How to choose and use fragrant essential oils to alleviate the discomforts of pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period, as well as problems such as nappy rash and teething. The book includes an A-Z reference guide to essential oils.

Oxford Handbook of Midwifery 3rd ed

Paperback, 16/03/2017, £31.49
This unique and bestselling handbook provides midwives with everything they need for successful practice. It contains concise, practical and expert guidance on all aspects of the midwife's role, from pre-conceptual advice to the final post-natal examination of the mother and baby.

Complementary Therapies for Pregnancy and Childbirth 2ed

Paperback, 12/01/2000, £34.99
For those working in maternity care who seek the evidence base for therapeutic approaches, this title offers a guide to the principles and practice of complementary therapies, and their application to expectant and new mothers and their babies.

Complete Guide to Fertility Awareness

Paperback, 16/11/2016, £36.99

Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit & Joy in the Female Body

Paperback, 14/04/2011, £11.99
Wild Feminineinvites every woman to journey deep into the heart of her female body, to her root place, and the centre of all womanhood.

Roar Behind the Silence: Why Kindness, Compassion and Respect Matter in Maternity Care

Paperback, 14/10/2014, £9.99
The Roar Behind the Silence provides information, inspiration and practical suggestions to support maternity care workers, policy makers, and maternity care funders across the world in their quest to deliver sensitive, compassionate and high quality maternity services.

How to Grow a Baby and Push it Out: A Guide to Pregnancy and Birth Straight from the Midwife's Mouth

Paperback, 02/02/2017, £14.99
A guide to pregnancy and birth straight from the midwife's mouth. This book provides knowledge, wisdom and stories about pregnancy, birth and mothering young children that aren't so widely talked about. It reveals everything a pregnant women and new mums need to know with a good dose of humour and wit.

Therapeutics in Pregnancy and Lactation

Paperback, 01/01/2000, £38.99
A concise guide that gives relevant information in the field of prescribing to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Drugs which have an adverse effect on the foetus are highlighted.

Legal Aspects of Midwifery

Paperback, 30/06/2013, £29.99
A readable textbook on the law relating to midwifery practice which discusses the legal issues arising in typical situations encountered by midwives. Written by a well-known author of many books on legal aspects of healthcare.

Student's Guide to Becoming a Midwife

Paperback, 24/01/2014, £28.00
Primary: Student midwives, predominantly in years 1 & 2 of their programme, and those about to begin their course Secondary: Midwives returning to practice/undertaking a Return to Practice programme; Students on Access to health & social care programmes; Midwifery care assistants; Prospective midwifery students .

Examination of the Newborn: A Practical Guide 2ed

Paperback, 18/06/2010, £29.99
Newborn babies are examined within the first 6 to 72 hours after their birth to rule out major congenital abnormalities and reassure the parents that their baby is healthy. This practical text provides midwives and other practitioners with a comprehensive guide to the holistic examination of the newborn infant.

Baby-led Breastfeeding: How to Make Breastfeeding Work - with Your Baby's Help

Paperback, 03/05/2012, £14.99
Breastfeeding is easy when you follow your baby's natural instincts. Forget stressful routines, painful breasts and problems with milk supply. With practical advice on interpreting your baby's needs, this title explains in simple terms how breastfeeding works and why staying in tune with your baby is the key to effortless feeding.

Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2ed

Paperback, 25/07/2013, £36.99
This third edition of the highly-regarded handbook in obstetrics and gynaecology serves as a practical guide for diagnosing and managing common problems and emergencies. It is essential for everyone working in the field.

Myles Midwifery Anatomy & Physiology Workbook

Paperback, 26/09/2012, £23.99
A companion to the best-selling "Myles: Textbook for Midwives", this workbook can be used in combination with Myles or any other Midwifery textbook, to extend and consolidate knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of childbearing.

Evidence and Skills for Normal Labour and Birth: A Guide for Midwives 2ed

Paperback, 02/11/2011, £36.99
Rev. ed. of: Evidence-based care for normal labour and birth / Denis Walsh. 2007.

Mothers and Midwives

7, 07/11/2003, £26.99
Offers a framework of ethics specific to midwifery and derived from midwifery practice that takes ethical discourse beyond literature, proposing strategies for ethical practice based on findings arising out of the profession itself.

Memories after Abortion

Paperback, 30/11/2006, £22.99
Describes young people's thoughts and feelings before and after an abortion, and includes their experiences in the long term. This book increases understanding and stimulates discussion of abortion issues without bias, and incorporates political, religious, social, physical and mental considerations in its approach.

Evidence-based Care for Midwives

Paperback, 21/02/2008, £32.99
Written for midwives, this book provides guidance to the topics of clinical effectiveness and clinical governance. It explains relevant terms in the context of practical midwifery. It describes implementing clinical governance through the practical application of the various components of a quality midwifery service, with relevant examples.

Empowered Pregnancy

Paperback, 01/05/2003, £13.99

Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities: A Guide to the Medical Literature

7, 22/02/1995, £37.00
This text is an attempt to make the medical literature on a variety of key obstetric issues accessible to people who lack the time, expertise, access, or proximity to a medical library. It covers caesarean issues, pregnancy and labour management and provides a review of approaches.

Fundamentals of Midwifery: A Textbook for Students

Paperback, 20/02/2015, £29.00
Suitable for students, this title makes the subject of midwifery accessible, informative and motivating. It features information that you need concerning both the theoretical and practical aspects of what it means to be a midwife.

Your Birth Year

Hardback, 19/02/2004, £18.99
Written by a team of experts from the National Childbirth Trust, this guide is intended to help you through your pregnancy and the first three months with your baby - covering all aspects from finding out you're pregnant to the first days at home.

Handbook of Early Pregnancy Care

Paperback, 15/04/2006, £105.00
Handbook of Early Pregnancy Care

Screening for perinatal depression

7, 01/02/2005, £29.99
This much-needed text provides guidance for health care professionals on the issues and controversies surrounding screening and on good practice in the use of screening tests. The role of the UK National Screening Committee is explored, along with the problems faced when implementing screening programmes in developing countries.

Grief Unseen: Healing Pregnancy Loss Through the Arts

7, 08/02/2006, £19.99
At least one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage, yet aftercare is rarely available for those who have experienced it. Grief Unseen explains different kinds of childbearing losses, such as failed fertility treatment, ectopic pregnancy, and stillbirth, and explores their emotional impact on women and their partners, and the process of healing.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

7, 20/03/2007, £22.99
Based on real life accounts from mothers who have experienced Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Focusing on grief, motherhood and maternal identity, this book provides health and social care professionals with practical insights to improve professional practice.

Reflexology in Pregnancy and Childbirth

Paperback, 20/01/2010, £31.99
Deals with the safe and appropriate use of reflex zone therapy in pregnancy, labor and the puerperium, focusing on evidence-based practice, professional accountability and application of knowledge of the therapy related to reproductive physiology. This title includes a section on conception, infertility and sub-fertility.

Child Protection: Guide For Midwives 2ed

Paperback, 14/10/2003, £25.99
Midwives play a key role in enhancing relationships between a child and its parents for future well being. This book explores how the pressures inherent in the transition to parenting, and individual and social circumstances may make it difficult for mothers to respond sensitively to their babies' needs.

Reproduction of Mothering

Paperback, 27/10/1999, £24.00
When this text was published two decades ago, it put the mother-daughter relationship and female psychology on the map. The text was recently chosen by "Contemporary Sociology" as one of the ten most influential books of the 25 years between 1974 and 1999.

Loss and Bereavement in Chldbearing

7, 22/09/2005, £46.99
Bereavement is a difficult issue for midwives to manage and families suffer when the care they receive is inadequate or inappropriate. Adopting a research-based approach, this book aids midwives in providing effective care and support to those who experience loss. It covers perinatal and neonatal loss; termination for foetal abnormality; and more.

Silent sorrow

Paperback, 10/02/2000, £22.99
Containing practical suggestions for each topic, this title is intended for families seeking emotional and practical support after a pregnancy loss. It aims to offer a positive first step for bereaved parents and their families, providing support and guidance to help resolve the grief and enable them to look to the future with hope.

Anatomy and physiology applied to obstetrics 3ed

Paperback, 15/02/1993, £36.99
A book for midwives that studies anatomy and physiology as applied to obstetrics and gynaecology.

Psychological perspectives on pregnancy and childbirth

Paperback, 16/02/1998, £36.99
A book about the psychological journey women make when they become pregnant, give birth and adjust to life after childbirth. It focuses on three main issues: the experience for women, their families and caregivers, the psychological needs of women and their families at this time and the best way for caregivers to meet these psychological needs.

Professional Studies in Midwifery Practice

Paperback, 04/08/2000, £29.99
The explosion of information in midwifery makes it hard for practitioners and students to keep up. This book reviews and analyses the important topics and key professional issues with which midwives must be familiar and the underpinning theory and concepts, on which clinical practice must be built.

Best baby name book

Paperback, 21/10/2002, £7.99
New design and format for this excellent bumper size baby name guide. The new edition is updated to include popular new names such as Britney, Lourdes, Harley.

Maternal-Newborn Nursing Demystified

Paperback, 01/06/2010, £22.99
This newest entry in the bestselling Demystified series offers a fun, lighthearted way to learn maternal-newborn nursing

Baby-led Weaning: Helping Your Baby to Love Good Food

Paperback, 06/11/2008, £12.99
A guide to introducing solid food that enable your child to grow up a happy and confident eater. This book shows parents why baby-led weaning makes sense and gives them the confidence to trust their baby's natural skills and instincts.

Baby-Led Parenting: The Easy Way to Nurture, Understand and Connect with Your Baby

Hardback, 03/07/2014, £12.99
Shows you how following your baby's lead can help you develop a strong and loving relationship from birth. This book helps you find out how to: understand your baby's true needs; recognise what your baby is trying to tell you; manage sleep, feeding and crying gently and without stress; and support your baby's natural desire to learn.

New Literature on Foetal Alcohol Exposure and Effects

Hardback, 16/01/1990, £48.00
An abundance of new information in the area of fetal alcohol exposure has prompted this supplement to an earlier bibliography covering the years 1973-1984. This volume contains 1818 entries arranged alphabetically by author, with citations listed chronologically.

Midwifery Practice: Core Topics 3: Postnatal

7, 24/08/1999, £37.99
The latest volume in this series revisits topics particularly pertinent to the postnatal period. It makes a timely contribution to the literature in the context of recent developments in the organisation of midwifery care, the emphasis on woman-centred care and empowerment, and the reclaiming by midwives of the normal birth and puerperium.
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