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Subsequent Pregnancy




  • Defines 'Tentative Pregnancy'
  • Examines numerous obstetric outcomes
  • Explains the midwife's role in subsequent pregnancy
  • Includes an antenatal visit checklist
This chapter focuses on what to expect in a tentative pregnancy and the role a midwife plays in a subsequent pregnancy. It guides them through all stages from antenatal care to the postpartum stages and explains all possible reactions form parents in all stages and how to deal with them.

Contents include

  • A Tentative Pregnancy
  • Obstetric Outcome
  • The Midwife's Role In Subsequent Pregnancy
  • References
  • Interesting Research Articles
  • Recommended Reading
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Midwife - academic - still birth
Jane is a midwife and bereaved parent. Jane's first pregnancy ended in miscarriage, her fifth in the stillbirth of her baby, Emma. Since Emma's death Jane and her husband Michael have had two books published: Our Baby Died, an illustrated children's book published in 1994, and Pregnancy After Loss, a survival guide for couples experiencing a subsequent pregnancy after the death of a baby, published in 1996. Jane has a particular interest in educating her colleagues about the needs of bereaved parents. Since Emma's death she has been involved in educating both student midwives and practising mi...

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