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HECS2189
Module HECS 2189 Reading List

Midwifery Theory and Practice 1, 2021/22, Semester 1
Natalie Van der Gucht
N.VanderGucht@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading

Blackburn, S. 2017. Maternal, fetal and neonatal physiology: a clinical perspective. 5th Ed. Maryland: WB Saunders. 

Bothamley J. and Boyle, M. 2009. Medical conditions affecting pregnancy and childbirth. Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing.

Bowling, A. 2014. Research methods in health: Investigating health and health services. 4th Ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Briggs, G. 2017. Drugs in pregnancy and lactation: a reference guide to fetal and neonatal risk. 11th Ed. London: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Chapman, V. and Charles, C. 2018. The midwife's labour and birth handbook. 4th Ed. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons. 

Coad, J. and Dunstall, M. 2011. Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives. 3rd Ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Jacobson, K. Introduction to Health Research Methods: A practical guide. 2021. Burlington: Jones and Bartlett.

Johnson, R. and Taylor, W. 2011. Skills for Midwifery Practice. 3rd Ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.  

Jordan, S. 2010. Pharmacology for midwives: the evidence base for safe practice. New York: Palgrave Publishers Ltd

Leap, N. and Hunter, B. 2016. Supporting women for labour and birth: a thoughtful guide ISBN: 9781317390992 (e-book). Routledge

Marshall, J. and Raynor, M. 2020. Myles textbook for midwives 17th Ed. London. Elsevier. 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. 2014. Intrapartum Care: care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth. NICE. Available from http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg190/resources/guidance-intrapartum-care-care-of-healthy-women-and-their-babies-during-childbirth-pdf

Rankin, J. 2017. Physiology in Childbearing. 4th Edition. London. Elsevier. 

Robson, S. and Waugh, J. 2013. Medical disorders in pregnancy: a manual for midwives 2nd Ed. Chichester: Blackwell. 

Wylie, L. and Brice, H. 2016. The midwives' guide to key medical conditions: pregnancy and childbirth. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. 

Papers used during module sessions:

Individual recommendations will also be given prior to specific sessions

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Byrom, S. and Downe, S. 2015 The roar behind the silence: why kindness, compassion and respect matter in maternity care. London: Pinter and Martin

Byrom, S. and Downe, S. 2019. Squaring the circle: normal birth research, theory and practice in a technological age. London: Pinter and Martin.

Davies, L. & McDonald, S. 2008. Examination of the newborn and neonatal health: a multidimensional approach . Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

Kirkham, M. 2003. Birth centres: a social model for maternity care . London: Books for Midwives.

Liu, D. 2007. Labour ward manual. 4th ed. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Lobiondo-Wood, G. & Haber, J. 2010. Nursing research: methods and critical appraisal for evidence-based practice . 7th Ed. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier.

Lomax, L. 2015. Examination of the Newborn. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons.  

Lewis, L. 2015. Fundamentals of midwifery: a textbook for students. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons

National Maternity Review. 2016. Better Births: improving outcomes of maternity service in Englandhttps://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/national-maternity-review-report.pdf

Palmer, G. 2009. The politics of breastfeeding. 3rd edition.

Powell, C. 2016. Safeguarding and child protection for nurses, midwives and health visitors a practical guide. 2nd Ed. Oxford: Open University Press.

Rayner, M., Marshall, J. and Sullivan, A.  2005. Decision making in midwifery practice London: Churchill Livingstone.

Renfrew M, McFadden A, Bastos M H et al (2014) Midwifery and quality care: findings from a new evidence-informed framework for maternal and newborn care. Lancet 384, 1129-1145

Riorden, J. Ed. 2010. Breastfeeding and human lactation. Sudbury Mass: Jones and Bartlett.

Royal College of Midwives. 2018. Midwifery care in labour guidance for all women in all settings. RCM Blue-Top Guidance. https://www.rcm.org.uk/media/2539/professionals-blue-top-guidance.pdf 

Standing, M. 2010. Clinical judgement and decision making in nursing and interprofessional healthcare. England. Open University Press.

Steen, M. (Ed). 2012. Supporting women to give birth at home: a practical guide for midwives. London: Routledge & Taylor and Francis.

Taylor, B.J., 2006. Reflective practice: a guide for nurses and midwives. 2nd Ed., Maidenhead. Open University Press.

Walsh, D. 2011. Evidence and skills for normal labour and birth: a guide for midwives. 2nd Ed. London: Routledge.

This list was last updated on 14/07/2021