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Control of pain in labor

Murray Enkin, Marc J. N. C. Keirse, James Neilson, Caroline Crowther, Lelia Duley, Ellen Hodnett and Justus Hofmeyr.

in A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

June 2000; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Midwifery; Pain Medicine. 6523 words.

Chapter 34 discusses control of pain in labor, including non-pharmacological methods (techniques that reduce painful stimuli, maternal movement and position changes, counter-pressure, and...

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Copper in pregnancy and breastfeeding

Sir Peter Gluckman, Mark Hanson, Chong Yap Seng and Anne Bardsley.

in Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Midwifery. 1086 words.

Copper is an essential trace mineral with a central role in oxidation#amp;#x2013;reduction reactions. It is involved in connective tissue formation and disulphide bonding of keratin....

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Cultural and traditional food practices in pregnancy and breastfeeding

Sir Peter Gluckman, Mark Hanson, Chong Yap Seng and Anne Bardsley.

in Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Midwifery. 1612 words.

Cultural beliefs and practices can markedly influence a woman’s pregnancy and childbirth experiences, and may shape her mothering behaviour. In addition, dietary intake before and during...

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Diabetes in pregnancy

Murray Enkin, Marc J. N. C. Keirse, James Neilson, Caroline Crowther, Lelia Duley, Ellen Hodnett and Justus Hofmeyr.

in A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

June 2000; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Midwifery. 2938 words.

Chapter 20 discusses diabetes in pregnancy, and covers prepregnancy counseling and assessment, general care during pregnancy, diabetic control, obstetric care, care in labor and delivery,...

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Dietary modification in pregnancy

Murray Enkin, Marc J. N. C. Keirse, James Neilson, Caroline Crowther, Lelia Duley, Ellen Hodnett and Justus Hofmeyr.

in A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

June 2000; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Midwifery. 3231 words.

“Chapter 6 discusses the relation between the diet of the mother and the well-being of the fetus and infant continues to be a matter of controversy. Observational studies have generated...

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Disorders of the postnatal period

Janet Medforth, Linda Ball, Angela Walker, Sue Battersby and Sarah Stables.

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery 3e

March 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Midwifery. 6896 words.

The chapter includes information on common problems experienced by women after the birth and during their post-birth recovery. Post-partum haemorrhage is covered here, in particular that...

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Disorders of the postnatal period

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker.

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Midwifery; Obstetrics. 6978 words.

The uterus 494

Primary postpartum haemorrhage 496

Secondary postpartum haemorrhage 498

Maternal...

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Effective care in pregnancy and childbirth: a synopsis

Murray Enkin, Marc J. N. C. Keirse, James Neilson, Caroline Crowther, Lelia Duley, Ellen Hodnett and Justus Hofmeyr.

in A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth

June 2000; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Midwifery. 5213 words.

Chapter 50 tries to summarize the main conclusions reached in earlier chapters. This summary takes the form of six tables which list, respectively: (1) beneficial forms of care; (2) forms...

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Effects of maternal age on pregnancy outcomes

Sir Peter Gluckman, Mark Hanson, Chong Yap Seng and Anne Bardsley.

in Nutrition and Lifestyle for Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

December 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Midwifery. 1580 words.

Maternal age on both ends of the reproductive spectrum (teenage and 35+) is associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, as compared with the age range from 20–34 years...

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Emergencies during pregnancy, labour, and postnatally

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker.

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Midwifery; Obstetrics. 17942 words.

Maternal

Major obstetric haemorrhage 392

Uterine rupture 398

Eclampsia 402

Amniotic fluid...

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