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Alison Edwards lectures at BCUand has worked in Nursing and Midwifery since 1985 having trained as a Registered nurse first. She worked in gynaecology prior to commencing Midwifery training and remained in full time practice until 2004 when transferring into lecturing. She has worked in antenatal and postnatal ward areas, set up and run a fetal medicine / pregnancy day assessment unit and regularly coordinated delivery suites in a variety of units in the Midlands.
Anatomy Apgar scores Birth environment - promoting normality Caesarean Section (LSCS) Catheterisation Cord bloods CTG interpretation Diabetic women in labour Emergencies Emergency birth Epidurals Episiotomy Examination of the placenta Fetal blood sampling Home birth preparation Initial baby check Instrumental birth Mechanism of normal labour (LOA) Monitoring maternal and fetal well-being in labour Obesity and labour Pain relief Perineal repair Positions for labour and birth Resuscitation equipment Signs of transition Stages and phases of labour Third stage management Vaginal assessments Vaginal birth after caesarean (trial of scar) Waterbirth Abbreviations References