Normal Childbirth: Evidence and Debate

Normal Childbirth Evidence and Debate With the increasing risk of litigation in midwifery there is often a move to err on the side of caution and classify women as at risk even if they present with only a hint of a problem Reflecting the

  • Title: Normal Childbirth: Evidence and Debate
  • Author: Soo Downe
  • ISBN: 9780443073854
  • Page: 115
  • Format: Paperback
  • With the increasing risk of litigation in midwifery, there is often a move to err on the side of caution and classify women as at risk even if they present with only a hint of a problem Reflecting the need for global professional standards, this unique book presents the available evidence on normality in childbirth and proposes new approaches and paradigms for futureWith the increasing risk of litigation in midwifery, there is often a move to err on the side of caution and classify women as at risk even if they present with only a hint of a problem Reflecting the need for global professional standards, this unique book presents the available evidence on normality in childbirth and proposes new approaches and paradigms for future research and practice Covering a variety of subjects, international contributors present evidence based, practical expertise on normal birth to help readers become aware of the wide parameters of normal in order to practice effectively and safely.

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    1. Yay! This book which includes a heavy duty technical discussion of the practice of early clamping of the umbilical cord and its significant adverse impact on newborns came out in 2004. and lo, a decade later, it is finally formally discouraged in the UK.This is a fabulous book - serious, academic but readable and with a balance of accounts from the people who matter - the mothers and the midwives who work with them - and research-derived data. It also covered a remarkable range of issues in the [...]

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