Childbirth Research : New Developments, Hardback Book

Childbirth Research : New Developments Hardback

Edited by Scott R Hall, Ginger M Kelly


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In this book, the authors present new developments in childbirth research.

Topics discussed in this compilation include the theoretical and research findings on the psychopathology during transition to parenthood as a critical life event; the voices of postnatal women and how their experiences enhance antenatal practice; a sociological understanding of women's childbirth discourses; ethical analysis on therapeutic abortion for foetal abnormality; the use of placental blood in term and pre-term new-borns; self-efficacy theory and intervention in childbirth; and anal sphincter damages in childbirth.