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Antenatal care

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. 9224 words.

Confirmation of pregnancy 44

Adaptation to pregnancy 46

Blood values in pregnancy 50

The booking...

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Calcium 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. 4118 words.

Most calcium in the body is present in the skeleton, where it serves a structural role and also as a reservoir for use in other tissues. During pregnancy, calcium is accumulated in the...

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Choline 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. 1628 words.

Choline is required for the structural integrity of cell membranes and is involved in methyl-group metabolism, neurotransmission, transmembrane signalling, and lipid and cholesterol...

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Conceptual background to healthy growth and development

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. 4840 words.

This chapter reviews the concepts of developmental plasticity and mismatch, critical periods for exposures, and the emergent science of epigenetics to explain how relatively subtle changes...

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Contraception

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. 12355 words.

Contraception 524

Lactational amenorrhoea method 528

Combined oral contraceptive: ‘the pill’ 530

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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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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

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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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