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The need for social support

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

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584673
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729867 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199584673.003.0008

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

The need for social support

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Social support 142

Screening for domestic abuse 144

Recognition of sexual abuse 148

Management of substance misuse 150

Preparing the parents for birth 152

The birth plan 153

Preparation for infant feeding 154

Social support is a flexible concept which is consequently difficult to define. Schumaker and Brownell...

Chapter.  3558 words. 

Subjects: Midwifery ; Obstetrics

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