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By Susan Klein

This 2013 update of A e-book for Midwives comprises thoroughly up-to-date malaria remedy info for pregnant girls, strategies for fighting HIV in infants, and lots more and plenty extra. This ebook covers the necessities of care ahead of, in the course of, and after start, via supplying quite a few designs for inexpensive gear and coaching fabrics. All Hesperian books are usually up-to-date and reprinted to mirror actual clinical details.

This most up-to-date variation comprises

  • new details on assisting girls remain fit in the course of pregnancy
  • helping moms have more secure labors and births
  • preventing, dealing with, and treating obstetric emergencies
  • breastfeeding
  • the overall healthiness wishes of recent babies
  • and regarding the group in bettering the wellbeing and fitness of moms and pregnant women
  • new information regarding therapy and medicines for HIV and different STIs
  • vaccinations, drugs, and drug interactions
  • infection prevention
  • improved tools for facing complex deliveries
  • and details on family members making plans.

    Originally released in 1995, A ebook for Midwives has confirmed to be a necessary source for training midwives and midwifery education courses around the globe. seriously illustrated, basically written, and built with the participation of community-based midwives, midwifery running shoes, and clinical experts world wide, it really is both valuable in a rural village or city sanatorium, as a coaching handbook for college kids or as a reference for an skilled midwife.

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57 Clean or sterilize the bedding . . . 59 Soak your tools . . . . . . . . . 59 Boiling . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Clean your tools . . . . . . . . . 59 Steaming . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Sterilize your tools . . . . . . . . 59 Using chemicals . . . . . . . . . 63 Baking . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Some equipment needs special care . 65 Pressure steaming . . . . . . . . 67 Burying wastes . . . . . . . . .

47 MW 04 healthy - 27 1/6/05 2:00 PM Page 33 Helping women stay healthy CHAPTER 4 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.

This is never healthy. And when a woman is pregnant, or has just had a baby, it can be very dangerous. Come and eat with us! If the family will not help the woman eat enough, she may need to hide food, eat while she is cooking, or eat while her husband is out of the house. Packaged and processed foods are rarely as good as homemade People are eating more and more packaged and processed foods. Some people like the taste, and some people think that packaged foods are healthier. Packaged foods may be advertised as the healthiest choice, but this is rarely the truth!

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