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New PDF release: A History of Midwifery in the United States: The Midwife

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By Dr. Joyce E. Thompson DrPH RN CNM FAAN FACNM,Helen, RN, CNM, MSN, DHL (Hon.), FACNM Varney Burst

ISBN-10: 0826125379

ISBN-13: 9780826125378

Written via of the professionís such a lot favourite midwifery leaders, this authoritative background of midwifery within the usa, from the 1600s to the current, is distinctive through its enormous breadth and intensity. The booklet spans the old evolution of midwives as revered, self sustaining well-being care staff and midwifery as a career, and considers the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and possibilities for this self-discipline as enduring motifs during the textual content. It surveys the roots of midwifery, the beginnings perform, the founding of academic associations businesses, and access pathways into the career. Woven through the textual content are such topics because the shut hyperlink among midwives and the groups within which they dwell, their view of being pregnant and delivery as basic existence occasions, their efforts to advertise healthiness and stop ailment, and their commitment to being with ladies anywhere they're and in no matter what well-being and situations they're in.

The textual content examines the threats to midwifery prior and current, comparable to the expanding medicalization of childbearing care, midwiferyís loss of a typical identification in accordance with schooling and perform criteria, the combination of criminal popularity, and repayment concerns for midwifery perform. Illustrations and historic images depict the numerous aspects of midwifery, and interesting tales supply cultural and religious content material. it is a ìmust-haveî for all midwives, historians, specialist and academic associations, and all those that proportion a keenness for the background of midwifery and women.

Key Features:

  • Encompasses the main authoritative and accomplished info on hand in regards to the background of midwifery within the usa

  • Considers the strengths, weaknesses, threats, and possibilities for midwifery

  • Illustrated with old images and drawings

  • comprises attractive tales packed with cultural and non secular content material, introductory charges to every bankruptcy, and abundant bankruptcy notes

  • Written via preeminent leaders within the box of midwifery

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