Introduction: Choosing Midwifery and Being a Midwife Rosemary Mander & Valerie Fleming Part 1: The Scope of Midwifery 1. Studying Midwifery Kirsty Darroch & Valerie Fleming 2. Midwifery Care in the Community During the Woman's Pregnancy Yvonne Fontein 3. Midwifery Care with the Woman in Labour in an Institution Miranda Page 4. Midwifery Care of the Mother and Baby at Home Allison Ewing Part 2: The Midwife and the Wider Environment 5. Midwives and Perinatal Mental Health Eleanor Forrest 6. The Supervisor of Midwives and the Manager Jean Duerden 7. The Academic Midwife Rosemary Mander 8. The Midwife as a Researcher Ans Luyben 9. The Global Midwife Valerie Fleming 10. The Independent and Non-NHS Midwife Nessa Mchugh 11. A Male Midwife's Perspective Denis Walsh 12. Do Women Care if Their Midwife has had Children? Carrie Macintosh 13. The Midwife Who is an Author Penny Curtis 14. On Not Becoming a Midwife: The Role of the Birth Activist Nadine Edwards 15. The Ex-Midwife Elaine Haycock-Stuart 16. Conclusion Valerie Fleming & Rosemary Mander
Rosemary Mander is Emeritus Professor of Midwifery at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Valerie Fleming is Professor of Midwifery at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland.