Mental health promotion in midwifery practice

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Abstract

This chapter aims to explore how midwives can promote the mental health of all women in their care. This includes women who have or who are at risk of mental illnesses as well as women who are mentally fit and well and who we want to help maintain or improve their psychological well-being throughout their pregnancy and labour.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHealth Promotion in Midwifery
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
EditorsJan Bowden, Vicky Manning
Place of PublicationBoca Raton, Florida
PublisherCRC Press / Taylor Francis
Chapter11
Pages153-166
Number of pages14
Edition3
ISBN (Electronic) 9781315382227
ISBN (Print)9781498725569
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2016
Externally publishedYes

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    Noonan, I. P. S. (2016). Mental health promotion in midwifery practice. In J. Bowden, & V. Manning (Eds.), Health Promotion in Midwifery: Principles and Practice (3 ed., pp. 153-166). Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press / Taylor Francis. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315382227