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Author Nichols, Francine H.
Title Childbirth education : practice, research and theory / Francine H. Nichols, Sharron Smith Humenick.
Published Philadelphia : Saunders, c2000.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor4  RG973 .N53 2000    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xxviii, 731 p. : ill. 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sect. One. The childbirth educator -- Ch. 1. Philosophy and roles -- Ch. 2. Historical development -- Sect. Two. Expectant parents -- Ch. 3. The pregnancy experience -- Ch. 4. Sexuality in the perinatal period -- Ch. 5. The childbirth experience -- Ch. 6. Transition to parenthood -- Ch. 7. Prenatal preparation for breastfeeding -- Ch. 8. Cultural perspectives on childbearing -- Sect. Three. Supportive strategies for childbirth -- Ch. 9. Comfort and pain management -- Ch. 10. Relaxation -- Ch. 11. Biofeedback -- Ch. 12. Touch -- Ch. 13. Relaxation: imagery
Ch. 14. Relaxation: Music -- Ch. 15. Paced breathing techniques -- Ch. 16. Water immersion during labor and birth -- Ch. 17. Acupuncture and acupressure -- Ch. 18. Labor support -- Ch. 19. Second-stage labor -- Ch. 20. Alternative therapies -- Ch. 21. The unexpected childbirth experience -- Ch. 22. Medication/anesthesia -- Sect. Four. Promoting wellness -- Ch. 23. Nutrition -- Ch. 24. Exercise -- Ch. 25. Psychosocial support for childbearing families -- Ch. 26. Stress management -- Sect. Five. The classroom experience -- Ch. 27. The teaching-learning process -- Ch. 28. Group process
Ch. 29. The content -- Ch. 30. Program evaluation -- Ch. 31. Childbirth education for teens -- Ch. 32. Consumer-provider relationships -- Ch. 33. Negotiation and conflict resolution -- Sect. Six. Professional practice -- Ch. 34. Setting up a private practice -- Ch. 35. The perinatal education coordinator -- Ch. 36. Evidence-based practice in childbirth education.
Subject Childbirth -- Study and teaching.
Related Names Humenick, Sharron Smith.
ISBN 0721680097
OCLC number 41355831