Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Selected Topics in Midwifery Care

Edited by Ana Polona Mivšek

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Midwifery across the globe faces different issues. In some countries the autonomy of the profession is a tradition, while in some societies midwives struggle to practice autonomously the basic competencies. In one part of the world the medicalisation of childbirth is the main issue, preventing the natural processes of pregnancy and childbirth to flow at their own pace, while in other parts of the world midwives struggle with lack of resources to provide safe midwifery care. The authors of this book practice midwifery in different cultures and within different social contexts. They have to deal with different obstacles and seek solutions to diverse problems. With their contributions, they offer an insight into their thinking, their dilemmas, and the problems of midwifery practices in their countries. However, despite different backgrounds, they all have in common a uniform goal - a wish to offer women optimal midwifery care and to improve midwifery services.

Read more >Order hardcopy
IntechOpen
Selected Topics in Midwifery CareEdited by Ana Polona Mivšek

Published: February 8th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74444

ISBN: 978-1-78985-534-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-533-3

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

983 Total Chapter Downloads

chaptersDownloads

Open access peer-reviewed

1. Basic Antenatal Care Approach to Antenatal Care Service Provision

By Thembelihle Sylvia Patience Ngxongo

193

Open access peer-reviewed

2. Psychosocial Antenatal Care: A Midwifery Context

By Johanna Mmabojalwa Mathibe-Neke and Seipati Suzan Masitenyane

222

Open access peer-reviewed

3. Pregnancy Weight Gain: The Short Term and the Long Term

By Ruth Mielke

94

Open access peer-reviewed

4. Mistreatment of Women in Health Facilities by Midwives during Childbirth in Ghana: Prevalence and Associated Factors

By John Kuumuori Ganle and Ebenezer Krampah

134

Open access peer-reviewed

5. Improving Maternal Health: The Safe Childbirth Checklist as a Tool for Reducing Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

By Julius Dohbit, Vetty Agala, Pamela Chinwa-Banda, Betty Anane- Fenin, Omosivie Maduka, Ufuoma Edewor, Ibimonye Porbeni, Fru Angwafo and Rosemary Ogu

251

Open access peer-reviewed

6. Forensic Midwifery

By Sevde Aksu

89

Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

  • Worldcat
  • OpenAIRE
  • Google Scholar
  • AZ ebsco
  • Base
  • CNKI

Order a hardcopy of the Edited Volume

Free shipping with DHL Express

Hardcover (ex. VAT)£140

Order now

Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax of 5%. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Special discount for IntechOpen contributors

All IntechOpen contributors are offered special discounts starting at 40% OFF available through your personal dashboard

Login and purchase