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Report of the Working Party on Homebirths and Alternative Birth Centres : the National Health and Medical Research Council 104th session
Bib ID 654663
Format BookBook
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National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia). Working Party on Homebirths and Alternative Birth Centres
 
Description [Canberra] : National Health and Medical Research Council, 1987 
16, [23] p. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0642141487 (not printed in book)
Summary

Terms of reference: (a) to carry out an overview of the homebirth movement with the aim of establishing better professional relationships between homebirth practitioners and the medical profession, and of establishing better relationships between families and support people and the medical profession; (b) to develop principles for alternative birth practice, in and out of hospital; (c) to look at criteria for education of homebirth midwives; (d) report to the Women's Health Committee.

Full contents
  • 3. Overview of homebirth in Australia
  • 4. Relationships between providers and consumers
  • 6. Principles of safe homebirth
  • 7. Training of homebirth midwives.
 
Notes

Cover title.

Bibliography: Appendix 5.

Subjects Natural childbirth -- Australia.  |  Childbirth at home -- Australia.  |  Midwives -- Australia.  |  Home childbirth -- Australia.  |  Natural childbirth -- Australia.  |  Nurse midwives -- Australia.  |  Childbirth -- Statistics.
Other authors/contributors National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)

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