Best Midwifery Books
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1. Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition
Author: by Lily Nichols
Prenatal nutrition can be confusing. A lot of the advice you have been given about what to eat (or what not to eat) is well-meaning, but frankly, outdated or not evidenced-based. In Real Food for Pregnancy, you will get clear answers on what to eat and why, with research to back up every recommendation.
Author and specialist in prenatal nutrition, Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE, has taken a long and hard look at the science and discovered a wide gap between current prenatal nutrition recommendations and what foods are required for optimal health in pregnancy and for your baby’s development.
There has never been a more comprehensive and well-referenced resource on prenatal nutrition. With Real Food for Pregnancy as your guide, you can be confident that your food and lifestyle choices support a smooth, healthy pregnancy.
2. Williams Obstetrics, 25th Edition
Author: by F. Gary Cunningham
The world’s premier obstetrics guidenow updated with a greater focus on maternal-fetal medicine A Doody’s Core Title for 2021! The obstetrics text that has defined the discipline for generations of obstetrician-gynecologists is now more timelyand essentialthan ever. Written by authors from the nationally known University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Williams Obstetrics maintains its trademark comprehensive coverage and applicability at the bedside, while offering the most current perspective of the field.
This landmark text begins with fundamental discussions of reproductive anatomy and physiology. These dovetail into clinical chapters covering obstetrical complications such as preterm labor, pregnancy-related infection, hemorrhage, and hypertension, among others. Representing the culmination of a century of clinical thought, the new Twenty-Fifth Edition is enhanced by more than 1,000 full-color illustrations plus an increased emphasis on the fast-growing subspecialty of maternal-fetal medicine.
3. Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
Author: by Susan Ricci
Focus your course on essential concepts and establish the basis for the sound nursing care of women and children with Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, Fourth Edition. The latest edition of this trusted text has been designed with your curriculum in mind, helping you maximize your class time and establish the knowledge base and critical thinking skills students need to ensure safe, effective maternity and pediatric care and guide women and children toward higher levels of wellness throughout the life cycle.
A nursing process approach provides relevant information in a concise, straightforward manner, streamlining coverage of a broad scope of maternity topics and clearly distinguishing the differences between the care of adults and children. Emphasizing commonly encountered clinical challenges in maternity and pediatric care, this practical text builds students’ ability to anticipate, identify and address problems and provide timely, evidence-based interventions to reduce long-term sequelae.
4. Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses
Author: by Julie K Briggs RN BSN MHA
Assess the nature and severity of callers’ symptoms quickly and confidently, with Telephone Triage Protocols for Nurses, 6th Edition. More than 200 alpha-organized protocols address a wide range of symptoms, disorders and medical emergencies, while the flow chart format leads callers to provide vital Yes or No answers to appropriate questions.
This comprehensive manual a must-have for nurses both new and experienced offers accurate care recommendations even when client information is limited. Follow expert direction and make quick, accurate assessments NEW and updated protocols offer current best practices and reflect changes in access to medications and health careProtocols address adult, pediatric, geriatric, maternal/child, home health concerns, current health issues, and communicable disease outbreaksNEW protocols include arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), elder abuse, stroke symptoms, and Zika virusPost-operative conditions and considerations have been added to numerous protocolsExpanded appendices include altered mental status, PTSD, suicide prevention, and emergency preparednessAlpha-organized protocols help you quickly locate topics by symptom or conditionTable of contents by body system helps you quickly locate topics by body system, body part or set of related symptomsPeer-reviewed by nursing expertsEasy-to-follow question-asking flow chart Yes or No answers lead to specific care recommendationsIdeal guidance for all nurses, particularly those in triage and ambulatory practiceSorts life-threatening problems from those not requiring physician or emergency careIncreases consistency of advice and documentationNurse Alerts help the nurse identify potentially life-threatening conditions related to the symptoms and provides additional information to consider when choosing a protocol or triaging the caller’s concernSymptoms alpha-organized and grouped by level of urgency, addressing injuries, trauma, pain, swelling and other symptoms for:Body part problemsBody system problemsChronic and infectious diseasesBehavioral problemsPediatric-specific problemsMaternal/obstetric specific problems or conditionsSections under every symptom or condition include:Key Questions to ask callerOther Protocols to ConsiderReminder what to note for proper documentationAssessment Yes or No questions to determine the urgency of symptoms or conditionsActions clear direction following Yes or No answers to questionsImmediate actions proven protocols that refer caller to emergency, physician, or at-home care instructionsHome Care Instructions comprehensive actions to take before emergency care, before appointment, or at-home careEmergency Instructions in-the-moment first aidReport the Following Problems what caller should tell their personal or ER physicianSeek Emergency Care Immediately if certain symptoms occurReminder to determine if caller agrees with the advice provided and if not, reevaluateMust-have resource for medical offices, clinics, schools, community referrals, emergency departments, urgent care centers, home health agencies and managed healthcare providers About the Author Julie Briggs, RN, BSN, MHA, has an extensive background in Emergency Nursing, Management, Telephone Triage, Emergency Preparedness, Utilization Review and Quality Management.
5. Maternal and Child Health Nursing: Care of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family
Author: by JoAnne Silbert-Flagg DNP CPNP IBCLC FAAN
Confidently prepare for the challenges of modern maternal-newborn and child health care nursing. A respected authority revised for today’s changing health care environment, Maternal & Child Health Nursing, 8th Edition presents maternal-newborn and child health care not as two separate disciplines, but as a continuum of knowledge.
Using a nursing process framework, this proven text applies a clear, easy-to-understand approach and wide range of built-in learning aids to help you master essential concepts and skills for success in this ever-changing and increasingly important field.
6. Essentials of Maternity, Newborn, and Women's Health
Author: by Susan Ricci
Addressing the reproductive issues of women throughout the lifespan in a clear, practical approach, Essentials of Maternity, Newborn, and Women’s Health Nursing, Fifth Edition, equips students with the knowledge and clinical capabilities to excel on the NCLEX and confidently care for women and their families in today’s evolving healthcare environment.
Employing a nursing process focus, author Susan Scott Ricci takes students from concept to application by building on previously mastered material to help them make sound clinical choices at every stage of patient care. This new edition has been updated with the latest evidence-based research, reflecting the most current clinical practices, interventions and cultural considerations across the full spectrum of maternity, newborn, and women’s health nursing.
Realistic case studies immerse students in real-world nursing scenarios to boost their caregiving skills and bridge the gap of limited clinical opportunities, giving students and practicing nurses alike the preparation they need to confidently succeed in today’s nursing practice. Create Your Ideal Course with These Additional Solutions!
7. Spiritual Midwifery: Fourth Edition
Author: by Ina May Gaskin
The original Spiritual Midwifery, published in 1976, introduced an entire generation of young women to the possibility of home birth and breast feeding. It also breathed new life into the all-but-vanished field of midwifery. This classic book on home birth is now in its fourth edition, with updated information on the safety of natural childbirth, new birthing stories, and the most recent statistics on births managed by The Farm Midwives.
Ina May also provides new information about potentially dangerous techniques routinely used in hospitals during and after birth, as well as the latest findings about VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean). Improved instructions for handling breech births are also given. Included are stories of working with Amish women, showing a different culture with a similar appreciation for natural childbirth.
Photos, illustrations Over 540,000 copies sold!
8. Maternal-Child Nursing Care with The Women's Health Companion: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children, and Families: Optimizing Outcomes for Mothers, Children, and Families
Author: by Susan L. Ward PhD RN
F.A. Davis Company
Think like a nurse’ with the 2nd Edition of this AJN Book-of-the-Year Award winner. It offers the perfect balance of maternal and child nursing care with the right depth and breadth of coverage for students in today’s maternity/pediatric courses.
And, it’s accompanied byThe Women’s Health Companion, a complete guide to the role of the nurse in promoting women’s health. A unique emphasis on optimizing outcomes, evidence-based practice, and research supports the goal of caring for women, families and children, not only in traditional hospital settings, but also wherever they live, work, study, or play.
Clear, concise, and easy to follow, the content is organized around four major themes, holistic care, critical thinking, validating practice, and tools for care that help students to learn and apply the material. Don’t miss the Plus Code, inside new, printed texts.
It unlocks the resources online at DavisPlus, including Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, and an Electronic Study Guide with learning tools and clinical resources. Click here to see an overview of everything this resource has to offer. What instructors are saying…
9. Fast Facts for the L&D Nurse: Labor and Delivery Orientation in a Nutshell
Author: by Cassie Giles Groll DNP RN CNM
Nurses who are new to the labor and delivery (L&D) environment will welcome this newly updated, succinct, easy-to-use orientation guide for everyday labor and birth management practices. It is designed for speedy access to fundamental information about the most common L&D procedures and encourages the development of independence and confidence for new RNs orienting to this practice environment.
The second edition has been revised to include new and updated practice guidelines for cesarean delivery, episiotomy, labor pain management, postpartum hemorrhage, preterm labor and birth, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord blood storage, vaginal delivery, and breastfeeding. A completely new entry addresses meconium aspiration syndrome and two new appendices feature quick-reference charts and tables and an alphabetical synopsis of pertinent drug-related information.
New illustrations depict and facilitate understanding of effacement and dilation of cervix, breech presentation and delivery, umbilical cord prolapse, placental abruption, and other topics. Designed to fit in a pocket, the resource provides clear, step-by-step descriptions of commonly occurring practices and procedures in bulleted format.
10. Awhonn's Perinatal Nursing
Author: by Kathleen Rice Simpson PhD Rnc Faan
Leave the self-doubt behind &; get fully grounded in effective perinatal care, with Perinatal Nursing, 5th Edition, an official publication of the Association of Women&;s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). This freshly updated, comprehensive resource offers expert guidelines and best practices for the full range of patient care issues, from cultural practices and pregnancy complications to newborn assessments and nutrition.
Stay current with this must-have, evidence-based support for both perinatal and labor and delivery nursing. Strengthen and upgrade your perinatal nursing strengths and expertise: NEW and expanded content on pregnancy complications &; Bleeding in pregnancy, preterm labor and birth, diabetes, cardiac disease, pulmonary complications, multiple gestation, obesity and moreNEW content on newborn nutrition &; The infant feeding decision, breastfeeding benefits, nutritional components, and preterm milk and lactationNEW and updated content on patient safety and maternal morbidity and mortality in the United States &; Instructions on how to make maternity units safer based on the most current evidence, and through application of various care bundlesEvidence-based information on clinical conditions &; Includes chapter on obesity that covers risks to the mother and fetus, care from preconception to postpartum, and bariatric surgeryText boxes emphasize crucial care standards and guidelinesPractical guidance and current best practices for areas including:Perinatal patient safety and quality careIntegrating patient cultural beliefs and practices into perinatal carePhysiologic changes of pregnancyAntenatal careHypertensive disorders of pregnancyPregnancy complicationsMultiple gestationMaternal-fetal transportLabor and birthFetal assessmentManaging pain during laborPostpartum careNewborn care &; Adaptation to extrauterine life, physical assessment and nutritionCommon neonatal complicationsAll chapters written by expert nurse clinicians and researchers to support positive perinatal outcomesNursing staffing standards are included as they apply to each patient populationIdeal for those seeking certification in obstetrics nursing (RNC-OB) and maternal newborn nursing (RN-MNN, RNC-LRN)Perfect on-the-job resource and review text for all perinatal nurses, maternal units, and students Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS&;, Android&;, PC and Mac.
11. Maternal-Neonatal Nursing Made Incredibly Easy (Incredibly Easy! Series)
Author: by Stephanie Evans
Step into maternal-neonatal nursing with confidence and know-how, with the fully updated Maternal-Neonatal NursingMade Incredibly Easy!, 4th Edition. This friendly guide’s colorful images and helpful learning aids offer the latest in nursing interventions for prenatal care basics, including high-risk pregnancy, family planning, contraception and infertility, labor and birth, and postpartum care, presented in the enjoyable Incredibly Easy style.
Offering practice questions written in NCLEX exam format, this is the ideal support for nursing students and new nurses preparing for certification and the everyday challenges of the maternal-neonatal unit. Set a career-long high standard in maternal-neonatal nursing with: NEW and fully updated content in a bulleted, easy-to-read formatNEW genetics content in conception and fetal development chapterEnd-of-book Practice Makes Perfect practice exam that tests your knowledge and hones your test-taking skillsFull-color illustrations throughout that demonstrate vital concepts and interventions in areas such as:Conception and fetal developmentComplications of the postpartum periodHigh-risk neonatal conditions causes, what to look for and what to do, including: antenatal and postnatal factors, impaired parenting, birthweight classifications and problems, cardiac screening, bacterial sepsis, viral infections, inborn metabolism errors, seizures, prematurity, respiratory problems and moreFamily planning, contraception and infertilityPhysiologic and psychosocial pregnancy changes nausea and vomiting, amenorrhea, urinary frequency, fatigue, uterine enlargement, pregnancy tests, the effects of pregnancy on the major body systems, mother-image and father-image development, effects of cultural background and family influences, and morePrenatal careHigh-risk pregnancyLabor and birthNursing interventions for labor and birth complications emotional support, electronic monitoring, amniotic fluid embolism, cesarean delivery, fetus in distress, pre- and post-operative care, breech presentation, face presentation, transverse lie, fetal size, ineffective uterine force, hypertonic and hypotonic uterine contractions, intrauterine fetal death, multiple gestation, placental abnormalities, preterm labor and delivery, uterine rupture and morePostpartum careSpecial chapter features offer helpful learning aids such as:Just the facts a quick summary of content at the start of each chapterNurse Joy and Jake expert insights that explain key concepts, provide important care reminders and offer reassurance o Memory joggers memory tricks and other aids that help you understand and remember difficult concepts o Advice from experts tips from experienced maternal-neonatal nurses o Bridging the gap unique beliefs and aspects of care for different cultural groups o Education edge patient teaching tips and checklists o Quick quiz multiple-choice end-of-chapter questions written in NCLEX format, followed by answers and rationales About the Clinical Editor Stephanie C.
Maternity, Newborn, and Women's Health Nursing: A Case-Based Approach
Author: by Dr. Amy O'Meara
Build the critical thinking capabilities essential to your success with this captivating, case-based approach. Maternity, Newborn, and Women’s Health Nursing: A Case-Based Approach brings the realities of nursing practice to life and helps you acquire the understanding and clinical reasoning skills to ensure effective patient-centered care.
This innovative text immerses you in realistic, case-based narratives that help you experience maternity, newborn, and women’s health nursing concepts from the patient’s perspective and confidently prepare for your clinical rotations. Accompanying units leverage these patient stories to enrich your understanding of key concepts and reinforce their clinical relevance, giving you unparalleled preparation for the challenges you’ll face in your nursing career.
Powerfully written case-based patient scenarios instill a clinically relevant understanding of essential concepts to prepare you for clinicals. Nurse ‘s Point of View sections in Unit 1 help you recognize the nursing considerations and challenges related to patient-based scenarios. Step-by-Step Skills tutorials clarify common procedures.
13. Telephone Triage for Obstetrics & Gynecology
Author: by Dr. Vicki Long
Provide top-level obstetrics and gynecology telephone triage that is safe, efficient, and effective, with Telephone Triage for Obstetrics & Gynecology, 3rd Edition. This at-your-fingertips guide offers a wide range of current, evidence-based protocols, backed by proven patient-questioning techniques, quick-reference charts, and real-life patient scenarios.
Adaptable to private practice, hospital, clinic, or call center, this invaluable guide will help ensure that your telephone triage standards stay high, while your practice serves individual patient situations with empathy and accuracy, right from the start. Be expertly guided through the telephone triage rigors of data-gathering, protocols, and patient education, with these vital features:NEW chapter on incorporating internet research into advice on specific protocNEW and expanded protocols that offer updated content on preconceptual screening, infectious disease impacts on pregnancy, infertility management, and emergency contraceptionQuick-reference sections that arrange protocols alphabetically for fast locatingEasy-to-follow, data-gathering, flowchart format that helps you quickly determine the nature and urgency of the caller’s problem, and choose the appropriate interventionEasy-to-explain patient-education sections after each protocol Basic Triage Assessment Forms that address specific problems and require vital patient dataGuidance on developing telephone charisma and the power of sympathetic listeningEffective patient questioning techniques pertinent questions to ask, types of questions, time management, getting clarificationReal-life call scenarios that point out problems with not listening fully to the patient, skipping relevant questions, or exerting judgmentsCovers telephone triage basics, including logistical and legal considerations, assessments, telephone communication basics and challenges, and moreOffers obstetric protocols, including overviews of preconceptual and infertility, early management of unintended pregnancy, fetal prenatal screening, early pregnancy evaluation and surveillance, and moreOffers gynecologic protocols, including overviews of abnormal bleeding and spotting, amenorrhea, barrier contraceptives, breast complaints, emergency contraception, injectable contraceptives, intrauterine contraception, menopausal concerns, and moreVital guidance for all gynecologic nurses, obstetric nurses, certified nurse midwives, OB/GYN nurse practitioners, all triage nurses, and health professionals at call centersYour book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC, and Mac.
14. AWHONN's High-Risk & Critical Care Obstetrics
Author: by Nan H. Troiano RN MSN
Develop top-level guidelines for high-risk and critically ill pregnant women with AWHONN High-Risk & Critical Care Obstetrics, 4th Edition , an official publication of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric & Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). This comprehensive analysis of critical care obstetrics concepts offers summary of research findings and top-notch clinical expertise.
Made for perinatal clinicians who provide care to pregnant women with high-risk or critical care conditions, this is the expert guidance you need to navigate complex patient conditions and promote safe, effective perinatal care. Grow your knowledge base with current clinical guidance on high-risk and critical care obstetrics All content fully updated – new chapters on maternal morbidity and mortality, strategies to improve maternal outcomes, critical care development strategies, volume resuscitation, triage, morbidly adherent placenta, and moreMost chapters written by nurse and physician author teams demonstrating effective collaborative carePractical guidance on obstetric patient assessment and triageProven care management insights on handling clinical conditions such as mechanical ventilation during pregnancy, anesthesia emergencies, pharmacologic treatments, hypertension in pregnancy, cardiac and pulmonary disorders in pregnancy, diabetic ketoacidosis and continuous insulin infusion management in pregnancy, acute kidney injury, and moreSample clinical care guidelines address Preeclampsia/Eclampsia, Massive Transfusion, Morbidly Adherent Placenta, and moreUp-to-date summary of research on maternal morbidity and mortality factors – leading causes, life-threatening childbirth conditions, racial disparities, and preventabilityThorough pathophysiology information that details interventions needed for a wide range of obstetric disordersIdeal review text and clinical guide for obstetric nurses and maternal-fetal medical studentsYour book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC, and Mac.
15. Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
Author: by Susan Ricci ARNP MSN MEd
Prepare your students for safe and effective maternity and pediatric nursing practice. This updated 3rd Edition of Ricci, Kyle, and Carman’s unique combination book helps students develop an understanding of the health needs of women and children, and empowers them to guide women and their children toward higher levels of wellness throughout the life cycle.
KEY FEATURESUpdated Threaded Case Studies in every chapter give students an opportunity to apply concepts to real-life scenarios. New Bringing It All Together sections draw content from multiple chapters to develop students’ skills in critical thinking, prioritizing, and clinical decision making.
New Cases begin at the end of each chapter and unfold online, providing extended opportunities for students to connect learning to practice.New! Concept Mastery Alerts improve students’ understanding of potentially confusing topics as identified by Lippincott’s Adaptive Learning Powered by PrepU.
Evidence-based Research boxes provide the latest information on best practices in nursing and inspire students to implement EBR interventions. This leading content is also incorporated into Lippincott CoursePoint+ , a dynamic learning solution that integrates this book’s curriculum, adaptive learning tools, virtual simulations, real-time data reporting, and the latest evidence-based practice content together into one powerful student learning solution.
16. Home Birth On Your Own Terms: A How To Guide For Birthing Unassisted
Author: by Heather Baker
Second Edition!!!80 pages added of new content and photos… Are you looking for a holistic, natural pregnancy and birth guide book? If you are planning a home birth or need an unassisted birthing plan, (freebirth) this is the book for you.
The 1st of its kind!! A full manual containing all the information you need to give birth at home. Get your body and mind prepared for a natural geared pregnancy and birth, where you make all the rules and decisions…
This book covers: * how to do your own prenatal care* common discomforts in pregnancy* herbal and homeopathy uses* supplies you need for your birth* labor stages and how to manage them* birth affirmations* avoiding issues and complications * what to do for emergencies* postpartum care for mom and baby* how to register you baby with the state* unassisted birth storiesThis book is packed with photographs!!
A MUST HAVE, especially in places that have little to no access to quality medical care/hospitals near the birthing mother. Reviews: “I find this book to be an invaluable resource manual for everything you need to know to have a healthy, safe, unassisted home birth!