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By Susan Klein

Initially released in 1995, A publication for Midwives has proved a necessary source for training midwives and midwifery education courses worldwide. The revised 2004 variation preserves the unique book's transparent language, scientific accuracy, and concentrate on basic, inexpensive remedies, yet has been reorganized and largely revised to raised aid care in the course of exertions and administration of obstetric emergencies. Chapters were multiplied and/or up-to-date to hide lifesaving reproductive healthiness info, and to acknowledge the wide position of midwives in offering women's overall healthiness care. up to date details contains: HIV/AIDS in being pregnant and delivery; Breastfeeding, an infection prevention, and kin making plans; pelvic checks; IUD insertion and elimination; assisting a girl while a being pregnant ends early; and guide vacuum aspiration. seriously illustrated, essentially written, and built with the participation of community-based midwives, midwifery running shoes, and clinical experts all over the world, it's both priceless in a rural village or city medical institution, as a coaching guide for college kids or as a reference for an skilled midwife.

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Avoid taking medicines When a woman takes medicines, they pass through her blood to her baby. Medicines that are safe for a grown woman or even a child can be dangerous to the tiny baby inside the womb. Cough syrups, pain relievers, some modern medicines, and some plant medicines can all be dangerous. Some of them can cause birth defects or disabilities in the baby, including disabilities that affect thinking or the brain. Pregnant women should only take medicines that are safe in pregnancy and that are truly needed.

This way, the foods will not be cold anymore. Maria has found a creative answer to a problem. She has found a way for pregnant women to eat better and has shown respect for the beliefs of her community. 40 A Bo o k fo r M id w ive s (2010) Eatin g w e ll Eating well with little money The biggest cause of poor nutrition is poverty. Rich people in wealthy countries can buy any foods they want, while those in poor communities cannot. And within each community, some can afford to eat better than others.

46 32 Stay away from chemicals and fumes . . . . . . . . . . . 47 A woman who eats well and takes good care of her body is much more likely to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. In fact, the ways to stay healthy listed in this chapter can be used by women and their families to stay well throughout their whole lives. Eating well Eating well means eating enough food and eating a variety of healthy foods. Eating well: • helps a woman resist illness and stay healthy. • keeps a woman’s teeth and bones strong.

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