Alix Henley, BA(Hons), DipHealth Econon and Judith Schott
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This book will help everyone involved in providing, planning, purchasing or managing women's health services to meet the needs of all women, taking their cultural, religious and individual needs into account. Its wealth of references make it ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
"This book demands the reader s recognition of their own culture and beliefs and leads in both a gentle and sometimes challenging way into an understanding of other people s cultural perspectives. It is an essential book for every student of midwifery whether at the beginning of their career or as part of their continuing learning within midwifery practice." Lea Jamieson, Head of Midwifery and Women s Health Studies, Nightingale Institute, King s College, London. much of relevance for all health care professionals, irrespective of discipline. A real joy to review, this book is good, clearly written, and sensitive. Read it!" Trudy Stevens, Researcher Practitioner/Anthropologist, MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, September 1996 own beliefs have been challenged [by this book] and I have found it useful as a practising midwife. I therefore recommend the book for any health care library, and encourage readers to take time to read the book for maximum benefit."Inprint Multidisciplinary Health Journal, April 1996 this book is an excellent resource for those providing care in pregnancy and pregnancy loss. It would help those providing care to ensure they avoid indirect discrimination and provide the best possible information on specific cultures and religions, and would be an excellent reference source."Miscarriage Association, April 1999 own beliefs have been challenged [by this book] and I have found it useful as a practising midwife. I therefore recommend the book for any health care library, and encourage readers to take time to read the book for maximum benefit."Inprint Multidisciplinary Health Journal, April 1996
By Alix Henley, BA(Hons), DipHealth Econon, Freelance Writer, Researcher and Consultant; and Judith Schott, PROSPECT Trainer, writer and researcher on health issues, London, UK
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