Midwifery Essentials: Labour, Volume 3

Midwifery Essentials: Labour

Volume 3

By Helen Baston, BA(Hons), MMedSci, PhD, PGDipEd, ADM, RN, RM, Lead Midwife for Education; Supervisor of Midwives, Mother & Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK and Jennifer Hall, MSc, ADM, PGDip(HE), RN, RM, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; Clinical Editor, The Practising Midwife

Labour Volume:

1. Introduction

2. Early assessment and admission in labour

3. The first stage of labour

4. Non-pharmalogical methods of coping with labour

5. Using water in labour

6. Pharmalogical methods of pain relief

7. Induced or accelerated labour

8. The second stage of labour

9. The third stage of labour

10. Caesarian birth

11. Perineal repair