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Perinatal Nurses' Recommended Books


Lowedermilk, D. & Perry, S. Maternity & Women's Health Care, 8th ed. St. Louis: Mosby, 2004.

Olds S, London M, Ladewig P. Maternal-Newborn Nursing: A Family Centered Approach. 6th ed. California: Addison-Wesley Ltd. 2000.

Olds S, London M, Ladewig P and Davidson, M. Maternal-Newborn Nursing & Women's Health Care. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ; Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004.

Reeder S, Martin L, Koniak D. Maternity Nursing: Family, Newborn and Women's Health Care. 18th ed. Lippincott. 1997.

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Enkin M, Keirse M, Chalmers I. A Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2000.

Green, C & Wilkinson, J. Maternal Newborn Nursing Care Plans. St. Louis: Mosby, 2004.

Health Canada. Staff Reference Manual. Postpartum Parent Support Program. Ottawa: Canadian Communication Group - Publishing. 1993. (New edition scheduled for fall 2004)

Martin, E. Jean. Intrapartum Management Modules, 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1996.

Ratcliffe, Baxley, Byrd & Sakornbut, Family Practice Obstetrics, 2nd
ed. Philadelphia: Hanley & Balfus, Inc, 2001.

Compendium of Postpartum Care, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc. and the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) , 1996.

The Pregnancy and Diabetes Management Guidelines Manual, 2nd ed.
Diabetes Care Program of Nova Scotia, 2000.

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Biancuzzo, M. Breastfeeding the Newborn: Clinical Strategies for Nurses. St. Louis: Mosby, 1999.

Canadian Institute of Child Health. Breastfeeding Guidelines for Health Care Providers. 1993.

Lang, S. Breastfeeding Special Care Babies. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Bailliere Tindall/Harcourt, 2002.

Lawrence, R. & Lawrence, R. Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Professional. 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby, 1999.

Mohrbacher N, Stock J. The Breastfeeding Answer Book. Franklin Park,
Illinois: La Leche League International. 1996.

Newman, J. & Pitman, T. Dr. Newman's Guide to Breastfeeding. Toronto: Harper Collins, 2003.

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Baskett T. Essential Management of Obstetric Emergencies. 3rd Edition. Bristol: Clinical Press Ltd. 1999.

Mandeville L, Troiano N. NAACOG High-Risk Intrapartum Nursing. Philadelphia: Lippincott. 1992.

Murray M. Antepartal and Intrapartal Fetal Monitoring. Learning Resources International Inc. 7416 La Jara Ct. N.E., Albuquerque, NM
87109, 1996.

Tucker S. Pocket Nurse Guide to Fetal Monitoring. 4th Edition. St. Louis: CV Mosby Co. 2000.

AWHONN. Fetal Heart Monitoring, Principles and Practices, 3rd ed., Washington: AWHONN, 2003.

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Kenner C. Nurse's Clinical Guide Neonatal Care. Pennsylvania: Springhouse Corporation. 1992.

Klaus M, Fanaroff A. Care of the High Risk Neonate. 4th ed. Toronto:
WB Saunders. 2001.

Merenstein, G & Gardner, S. Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby, 1998.

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