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Compendium of Postpartum Care, 3rd Edition Spiral Bound Hard Copy

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  • Updated in April of 2020, The Compendium of Postpartum Care is a revised reference book that provides comprehensive, evidence-based information and guidelines for postpartum care and mother-baby nurses. The compendium addresses the physical, developmental, emotional, and psychosocial needs of mothers, newborns, and families from birth through the first postpartum visit. The compendium is the perfect study guide for the Maternal Newborn Nursing RNC-MNN certification exam. There are other maternal nursing books out there, but the compendium’s focus is on mother-baby care nurses, postpartum nurses, and nurses providing care to mothers and newborns primarily in a hospital setting. 

    At 200 pages, the spiral bound compendium is comprehensive and compact. It includes the following new features:

    • -Tabbed pages with full-color illustrations organized by topic area for ease of use
    • -Relevant case studies and lists of resources for further exploration in each chapter
    • -Expanded content on postpartum complications
    • -Highlights from AWHONN’s POST-BIRTH Warning Signs parent education program for maternal discharge


    View the list of chapters and extended Sneak Peek Inside - Table of Contents and Preface


    • Chapter 1: Assessment and Care of the Postpartum Woman
    • Chapter 2: Assessment and Care of the Newborn
    • Chapter 3: Infant Feeding
    • Chapter 4: Maternal and Infant Discharge Planning, Health Teaching, and Early Homecare
    • Chapter 5: Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders

    ISBN: 978-1-938299-64-3
    AWHONN Product code: HC-CPC-320

    Publication Date: April 2020


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