Download e-book for kindle: A Book For Midwives: Care For Pregnancy, Birth, And Women's by Susan Klein

By Susan Klein

ISBN-10: 0942364236

ISBN-13: 9780942364231

This 2013 update of A booklet for Midwives contains thoroughly up to date malaria remedy info for pregnant ladies, ideas for combating HIV in infants, and masses extra. This publication covers the necessities of care earlier than, in the course of, and after beginning, via supplying numerous designs for inexpensive gear and coaching fabrics. All Hesperian books are frequently up to date and reprinted to mirror actual scientific info.

This most recent version contains

  • new info on supporting ladies remain fit in the course of pregnancy
  • helping moms have more secure labors and births
  • preventing, dealing with, and treating obstetric emergencies
  • breastfeeding
  • the healthiness wishes of latest babies
  • and concerning the neighborhood in bettering the health and wellbeing of moms and pregnant women
  • new information regarding remedy and drugs for HIV and different STIs
  • vaccinations, medicinal drugs, and drug interactions
  • infection prevention
  • improved equipment for facing advanced deliveries
  • and details on kinfolk making plans.

    Originally released in 1995, A ebook for Midwives has confirmed to be a necessary source for training midwives and midwifery education courses around the globe. seriously illustrated, truly written, and built with the participation of community-based midwives, midwifery running shoes, and scientific experts around the globe, it's both beneficial in a rural village or city sanatorium, as a coaching handbook for college students or as a reference for an skilled midwife.

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45 Avoid smoking, alcohol, and other drugs . . . . . . . . 46 32 Stay away from chemicals and fumes . . . . . . . . . . . 47 MW 04 healthy - 27 1/6/05 2:00 PM Page 33 Helping women stay healthy CHAPTER 4 A woman who eats well and takes good care of her body is much more likely to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. In fact, the ways to stay healthy listed in this chapter can be used by women and their families to stay well throughout their whole lives. Eating well Eating well means eating enough food and eating a variety of healthy foods.

61 Some equipment needs special care . 65 Pressure steaming . . . . . . . . 67 Burying wastes . . . . . . . . . . 68 48 MW 05 Infection - 27corr 1/26/05 4:05 PM Page 49 Preventing infection CHAPTER 5 Preventing infection saves lives Infection makes people sick and can even kill them. It is one of the most common causes of death after childbirth. Procedures that involve putting medical tools inside a woman’s womb, like inserting an intrauterine device (IUD) or doing manual vacuum aspiration (MVA), can also cause infection.

Germs are organisms that carry sickness. Germs are everywhere, but they are so small that they can only be seen with a microscope. The dangerous germs in blood, stool, body fluids (like semen and amniotic waters), and Germs live in dirt can cause serious sickness when body fluids, they get into someone’s body. like blood. Infection is caused by germs Some sicknesses, like arthritis, diabetes, asthma, and epilepsy, are not caused by germs. They cannot be passed from one person to another. Other sicknesses, like measles, hepatitis, tetanus, womb infection, HIV/AIDS, and malaria, are called infections and are caused by germs.

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