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    DescriptionMidwives and other healthcare providers are grappling with the issue of rising intervention rates in childbirth and trying to identify ways to reverse the trend. It is increasingly accepted that intervention in childbirth has long-term consequences for women and their children. "Birth Territory" provides practical, evidence-based ideas for restructuring the birth territory to facilitate normal birth.

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    Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship
    Theory for Practice, Education and Research
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kathleen Fahy, By (author) Maralyn Foureur, By (author) Carolyn Hastie
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 196
    Width: 186 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    ISBN 13: 9780750688703
    ISBN 10: 075068870X

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    DC22: 618.2
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    BISAC V2.8: MED058120
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 57
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MJT
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    BISAC V2.8: MED035000, MED033000
    BIC subject category V2: MQD
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    B&T Approval Code: S65476039
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    DC22: 362.1982
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    DC22: 362.198/2
    LC classification: RG950 .B57 2008
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    LC classification: 2008024296
    Thema V1.0: MBP, MQD
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    Books for Midwives
    Publication date
    14 July 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Introduction Section 1: Theories and Practices 1 Power and the Social Construction of Birth Territory 2 Theorising Birth Territory 3 Midwifery Guardianship: Reclaiming the Sacred in Birth 4 Territories of the Self and Spiritual Practices During Childbirth Section 2: Physiology and the Physical Space 5 Creating Birth Space to Enable Undisturbed Birth 6 The Spiritual and Emotional Territory of the Unborn and Newborn Baby 7 Creating Physical Space Part 1 The moving, feeling and dreaming body guides architectural design Part 2 Putting the principles into practice Section 3: Midwives, Obstetricians and the Maternity Services 8 Being a midwife to midwifery: transforming midwifery services 9 Birth Territory: The role of the obstetrician 10 From Ideal to Real: The interface between Birth Territory and the Maternity Service Organisation Glossary Index