Labour is the third title in the Midwifery Essentials series and is about the provision of safe and effective care during labour and birth. This book prepares the reader to provide safe, evidence-based, woman-centred intrapartum care.

Key Features:-

  • Assessment and the role of the midwife in early labour
  • The first stage of labour, monitoring maternal and fetal wellbeing
  • Coping with contractions, without pharmacological pain relief
  • Advantages and disadvantages of pharmacological analgesia
  • Indications for induction or augmentation of labour
  • The second stage of labour and the procedure for episiotomy

More Details about Midwifery Essentials Labour Vol. 3 (Paper Back)

General Information  
Author(s)Baston 3
PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2010