Tag: Maternity Services

All women and their babies receive treatment from health care professionals competent in resuscitation for both mother and infant, newborn examination and in providing breastfeeding support. Maternity services promote breastfeeding, whilst supporting all women whatever their chosen method of feeding.

Maternity Services

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Developing Maternity Services for Aboriginal Communities
Nursing Essays
Introduction: For the purpose of this essay, when referring to Aboriginals, this is inclusive of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Whilst many Aboriginal women experience healthy pregnancies, it ha... Last modified: 14th May 2020

Antenatal Care In Primary Health Care Centers
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The antenatal period offers many opportunities to provide targeted health services. Antenatal care became associated with general health evaluation as a result of the increasing recognition of these f... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Cultural Differences in Midwifery Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction The provision of holistic midwifery care is a fundamental role of the midwife (NMC, 2004). However, holistic care must encompass a wide range of practices, including care for the psychos... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Role Of The Midwife Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The term “midwife” derives from the Latin meaning “with woman” or in France “wise woman”. “Throughout the ages women have depended on a skilled person, usuall... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Midwife Expert Of The Normal Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Humans have a gestational age of about 40 weeks, though a normal gestational period is from 37 to 42 weeks. It is the greatest desire of both the mother and midwives that the baby comes in to the wor... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The nature of health promotion work in midwifery
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Health promotion is an essential part of a midwives responsibility; “the nature of health promotion work in midwifery is geared toward promoting the health of the mother and ensuring an optimum ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Role of a Midwife in Domestic Violence Cases
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Domestic violence and public health – The role of the midwife. Why is domestic violence a public health issue for midwives?The latest triennial maternal mortality report (CEMACH, 2004) reveals t... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Collaborative Care: Australian Maternity Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: In the context of maternity care, ‘collaboration’ is defined as a shared partnership between a birthing woman, midwives, doctors and other members of a multidisciplinary team (National Hea... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020