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Lorna Davies, Rea Daellenbach, ...

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Sustainability, midwifery and birth
edited by Lorna Davies, Rea Daellenbach and Mary Kensington

Published 2011 by Routledge in London, New York, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Globalisation, midwifery, and maternity services : struggles in meaning and practice in states under pressure / Jo Murphy-Lawless
Sustaining midwifery in an ever changing world / Ina May Gaskin
Costing birth as commodity or sustainable public good / Sally Tracy
"Choice" and justice : motherhood in a global context / Zoe Meleo-Erwin & Barbara Katz-Rothman
Relationships, the glue that holds it all together? : midwifery continuity of care and sustainability / Nicky Leap
Promoting a sustainable midwifery workforce : working towards "ecologies of practice" / Ruth Deery
Sustained by joy : the potential of flow experience for midwives and mothers / Mavis Kirkham
The birthing environment : a sustainable approach / Carolyn Hastie
Sustainable midwifery education / Sally Pairman
Mentoring new graduates : towards supporting a sustainable profession / Mary Kensington
Good housekeeping in midwifery practice / Ruth Martis
Parents as consumers / Lorna Davies
Breastfeeding and sustainability : loss, cost, "choice", damage, disaster, adaptation, and evolutionary logic / Carol Bartle
The pregnant environment / Megan Gibbons and Jean Patterson
An ecology of antenatal education / Mary Nolan
Co-sleeping : a sustainable healthcare practice / Sally Baddock
How can birth activism contribute to sustaining change for better birthing for women, families, and societies in the new millennium? / Rea Daellenbach & Nadine Edwards.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
RG950 .S87 2011

The Physical Object

xvi, 246 p. :
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041556333X, 0415563348, 0203841247
9780415563338, 9780415563345, 9780203841242
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