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By Susan Klein

ISBN-10: 0942364236

ISBN-13: 9780942364231

This 2013 update of A e-book for Midwives contains thoroughly up to date malaria remedy info for pregnant girls, suggestions for combating HIV in infants, and lots more and plenty extra. This e-book covers the necessities of care ahead of, in the course of, and after start, via supplying various designs for reasonably cheap gear and coaching fabrics. All Hesperian books are frequently up to date and reprinted to mirror exact scientific info.

This most modern version contains

  • new details on supporting ladies remain fit in the course of pregnancy
  • helping moms have more secure labors and births
  • preventing, handling, and treating obstetric emergencies
  • breastfeeding
  • the well-being wishes of latest babies
  • and related to the neighborhood in bettering the overall healthiness of moms and pregnant women
  • new information regarding remedy and medicines for HIV and different STIs
  • vaccinations, medications, and drug interactions
  • infection prevention
  • improved equipment for facing advanced deliveries
  • and info on relatives making plans.

    Originally released in 1995, A booklet for Midwives has confirmed to be an essential source for working towards midwives and midwifery education courses around the globe. seriously illustrated, basically written, and constructed with the participation of community-based midwives, midwifery running shoes, and scientific experts all over the world, it truly is both helpful in a rural village or city hospital, as a coaching handbook for college kids or as a reference for an skilled midwife.

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Anyone can have health problems, but those who do not have access to basic health care are in the greatest danger. • Rural and poor women cannot easily get medical help in an emergency. To prevent fistulas, must we simply get women to hospitals faster, or can we also work to change the conditions that cause long labors, like poor nutrition of young girls and too-early marriage and childbirth? How can we work to stop the root causes of these problems — poverty and unfair treatment of women and girls?

Wash and sterilize tools to kill any germs on them (see page 59). Get rid of wastes safely. Throw away waste products carefully to prevent people in the community from getting sick from the germs left on them (see page 67). Remember: Infection can spread most easily when a health worker is caring for many people. For example, if her hands are not clean or her tools are not sterile, she will pass germs from one woman to another to another. For this reason, a woman giving birth at a hospital or maternity center with many other women has more risk of infection than a woman giving birth at home.

Keep chemicals away from children. • avoid breathing chemicals. Wear a mask or at least cover the mouth and nose, and try to work where there is a good air flow. • avoid getting chemicals on the skin. Wear gloves, long sleeves, and closed shoes. • after working with chemicals, change clothes before coming in the house. Pregnant women should not wash these clothes. 49 Infection is caused by germs . . . . 49 How germs get into the body . . . 53 Wash your hands often . . . . . . 53 Protect yourself from infection .

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