Holistic Midwifery Vol. 1: Care During Pregnancy, A comprehensive textbook for midwives in homebirth practice.
Captures the essence of the midwifery model of care by weaving together midwifery knowledge, philosophy and clinical practice. Truly comprehensive text covers basic female anatomy; philosophy of midwifery; maintaining maternal and fetal well-being; prenatal skills; making contact with clients and establishing care; prenatal fetal development and maternity care step-by-step through each trimester; problems associated with each trimester; problems that can occur at any time; and medical conditions which may preexist pregnancy. This wonderful resource is a most vital text that homebirth midwifes or midwifery students can use.
1152 pages, soft cover.
Author: Anne Frye