Informed choice in maternity care

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Maternal Health Services.,
  • Informed Consent.,
  • Maternal health services.,
  • Informed consent (Medical law)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Mavis Kirkham.
ContributionsKirkham, Mavis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22602559M
ISBN 10033399843X, 0333998421

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Palgrave, Price £ Reviewed by Jean Robinson. Find this book on Amazon. This is a jewel of a book that has come out at just the right time, when "choice" for pregnant and birthing women is actually official policy.

Women’s Voices in #MatExp – your Antenatal Teacher March 9, by Helen Calvert / About MatExp, Informed Choice, MatExp and Me, The #MatExp Journey / 0 comment. I was asked to do a talk to student midwives at Salford University in January on the topic of “Women’s Voices” in maternity care. As part of my presentation I included the voices of the midwives who work in maternity care.

Despite the clear policy agenda of informed choice set out in successive government reports such as Changing Childbirth (), Maternity Matters () and the Choice Framework (DH ) research.

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This book brings together key research in the area and provides a forum for the concerns of all : Palgrave Macmillan. This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book explores the complex interrelationship between risk and choice in maternity care, taking a close look at how "high" and "low" risk are defined and what impact this has on a woman's ability to exercise informed choices throughout pregnancy.

Informed Choice Informed decision-making is an integral part of your care with midwives. We support a shared-care model where midwives and women work together to create decisions based on sharing information and understanding values in a respectful environment. We believe it is our job to provide you with current research information, as well as our.

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This paper is about the clinical principle of informed choice—the hallmark feature of the midwifery model of care in Ontario, Canada.

Drawing on ethnographic history interviews with midwives, I trace the origins of the idea of informed choice to its roots in the social movement of midwifery in North America in the late s and s.

At that time informed choice was not the distinctive Author: Margaret E. MacDonald. Henci Goer, award-winning medical writer and internationally known speaker, is an acknowledged expert on evidence-based maternity care. Her first book, Obstetric Myths Versus Research Realities, was a valued resource for childbirth professionals.

Yesterday’s publication of the Maternity Review, glossily titled “Better Births,” gave rise to a mixed response in the page document is a fascinating compilation of statistics and feedback gathered from parents and health professionals, much of which tells an all-too-familiar tale about disconnected care, conflicting advice, families feeling unsupported, and midwives.

Informed choice is when a person is given options to choose from several diagnostic tests or treatments, knowing the details, benefits, risks and expected outcome of each.

Informed consent is when a person agrees to the test or treatment they have been offered, knowing the. Mavis Kirkham is the author of Informed Choice In Maternity Care ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review), The Midwife-Mother Relationship ( avg rating /5. Kirkham, M.

() Informed Choice in Maternity Care. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Voices of Mother's Interaction with Midwives in Natural Childbirth: A Qualitative Study.

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We are not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made. maternity care: The constellation of health services provided by a physician, nurse, midwife, hospital or birthing centre to a pregnant woman during: (1) pregnancy (prenatal care); (2) delivery; and (3) after delivery (postnatal care)—e.g., managing complications, if any.

Informed choice is increasingly recognised as important in supporting patient autonomy and ensuring that people are neither deceived nor coerced.

In cancer screening the emphasis has shifted away from just promoting the benefits of screening to providing comprehensive information to enable people to make an informed choice. Cancer screening programmes in the UK now have policies in Cited by: Informed choice, however, requires a set of real options, accurate and accessible information about the risks and benefits of those options, appropriate and ongoing medical/obstetrical risk assessment, respect for women’s informed decisions (including informed refusals), and recognition that those choices may change over the course of care.

Relationship-based continuity of carer: informed choice for mothers AND midwives. Are some maternity care choices more equal than others.

In "International Practice, Mothers & Families, in contributions to symposia, in a single chapter in a book, for teaching purposes (and may use and make copies of excerpts from the Contribution for.

Understanding informed consent gives you a leg up in receiving the care and birth you want if you’ve chosen to birth within the maternal health care system.

But the best thing you can do for yourself is choose to surround yourself only with people you don’t feel like you need to protect yourself from during your birth. ‘Informed choice’ is one of the many topics discussed in a hypnobirthing course.

Ensuring that you understand, during pregnancy, the most common options for labour and birth will give you the confidence and calmness to deal with any situation that arises. All women deserve maternity care that is consistent with the best available research on safety and effectiveness and that supports the natural processes of pregnancy and birth.

Unfortunately, too often women don’t receive such care. The U.S. maternity care system frequently offers fragmented, impersonal care that does not reflect what research has shown for decades produces the best health.

Introduction. The notion of partnership for women and the facilitation of informed choice in maternity care are fundamental principles of good working practice within the National Health Service (NHS). 1 In this paper, informed choice is defined as: having had enough information and detailed discussion from a midwife for the woman and the midwife to make a choice together.

2 Intrapartum (in Cited by: Past Organizers. Robin Guy is Co-Founder of the Coalition for Breech Birth and active with Mothers of Change, Consumers Supporting Midwifery Care, and the Informed Choice has experienced the polar extremes of birth, from a textbook-perfect homebirth with her first, to a medically unnecessary forced surgery for her second baby, a breech.

In clinical research, such as maternity care research, blinding of the participants and health care providers is often not possible as both the care provider and patient know the nature of the treatment being applied or not applied, such as would be the case if the intervention involves, e.g.

physical : Vicki van Wagner, Rm. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines health literacy as: “.the personal characteristics and social resources needed for individuals and communities to access, understand, appraise and use information and services to make decisions about health”.

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This book explores the complex interrelationship between risk and choice in maternity care, taking a close look at how “high” and “low” risk are defined and what impact this has on a woman’s ability to exercise informed choices throughout pregnancy.

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