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Eating and drinking in labour

Author: Penny Champion; Carol McCormick
Publisher: Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002.
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The issue of whether women should have the choice of eating and drinking whilst in labour is a contentious one. It is very difficult for practising midwives and other practitioners in maternity care  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Champion; Carol McCormick
ISBN: 0750653159 9780750653152
OCLC Number: 48033004
Description: ix, 148 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The childbearing continuum: what are the issues around food and drink for labouring women? --
Cultural and historical perspectives on eating and drinking in labour --
Labouring over food: the dietician's view --
Changes in maternal food appetite and metabolism in labour and the shift from fetal to neonatal metabolism --
Eating and drinking in labour: the consumer's view --
Putting the evidence into practice.
Responsibility: edited by Penny Champion and Carol McCormick.


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