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Disability in pregnancy and childbirth / edited by Stella McKay-Moffat.

By: McKay-Moffat, Stella [Editor].
Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2007Description: xiv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780443103186.Subject(s): DISABILITY | WOMEN | PREGNANCY | BIRTH | MIDWIVES | PROFESSIONALS GUIDESOnline resources: 123Library | Table of contents
Contents:
Social construction of disability and motherhood / Pam Lee -- Womens health and disability / Stella Mckay-Moffat & Pam Lee -- Maternity services and women's experiences / Jackie Rotheram & Stella Mckay-Moffat -- The role of the midwife in maternity service provision / Stella Mckay-Moffat & Jackie Rotheram -- Women with intellectual disabilities / Linda Moss -- Midwives skills, knowledge, and attitudes: how they can affect maternity services / Stella Mckay-Moffat -- Sensory impairment / Stella Mckay-Moffat -- The interaction between specific conditions and the childbirth continuum / Stella Mckay-Moffat -- Resources / Stella Mckay-Moffat [and others].
Summary: "This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A first in Midwifery publishing! No other book advises midwives on the special needs of mothers with disabilities. Although an increasing number of women with disabilities are having children, the needs of this minority group are not always being effectively met. Disability in Pregnancy and Childbirth provides essential practical information to healthcare professionals working with this group." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Social construction of disability and motherhood / Pam Lee -- Womens health and disability / Stella Mckay-Moffat & Pam Lee -- Maternity services and women's experiences / Jackie Rotheram & Stella Mckay-Moffat -- The role of the midwife in maternity service provision / Stella Mckay-Moffat & Jackie Rotheram -- Women with intellectual disabilities / Linda Moss -- Midwives skills, knowledge, and attitudes: how they can affect maternity services / Stella Mckay-Moffat -- Sensory impairment / Stella Mckay-Moffat -- The interaction between specific conditions and the childbirth continuum / Stella Mckay-Moffat -- Resources / Stella Mckay-Moffat [and others].

"This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A first in Midwifery publishing! No other book advises midwives on the special needs of mothers with disabilities. Although an increasing number of women with disabilities are having children, the needs of this minority group are not always being effectively met. Disability in Pregnancy and Childbirth provides essential practical information to healthcare professionals working with this group." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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