This is the first pocket-sized bible for midwives that encompasses everything required in caring for a mother and baby from pre conceptual to the final examination. It is just as important as the CTG machine or other obstetric tools. Although this is a must-have book for the midwifery student, it will be of benefit to all levels of midwives and clinicians. (Nursing Times
About the Author
Maggie Evans has 30 years experience as a midwife in various care settings and more recently as a midwifery lecturer at Sheffield university for 10 years. She is now pursuing a freelance career incorporating her interests of maternity care and complementary therapies. Susan Battersby is a Lecturer in Midwifery at the University of Sheffield. She is both a registered midwife and a registered nurse. She specialises are Infant-feeding and Sociology of Health. She has had a special interest in breastfeeding for many years and is at present reading for a PhD, looking at the conflicting paradigms within breastfeeding. She was the founder of the Sheffield infant feeding Initiative in 1989 and is still an active member of the Sheffield Breastfeeding Forum. She was the key researcher in the evaluation of four breastfeeding peer-support programmes, three of which were funded by the Department of Health. She has undertaken the La Leche League Peer Counsellor Programme Administrator Training and the BFI Breastfeeding Management Course.
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