Essential Midwifery Practice: Intrapartum Care

Essential Midwifery Practice: Intrapartum Care

Editor(s): Denis Walsh, Soo Downe

Print ISBN: 9781405176989

Online ISBN: 9781444317701

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317701

Author Biography

About the Author

Denis Walsh was born and brought up in Queensland but trained as a midwife in Leicester, UK.   His PhD was on the Birth Centre model and is now Associate Professor in Midwifery at the University of Nottingham.  He lectures on evidence and skills for normal birth internationally and is widely published on midwifery issues and normal birth.

Soo Downe spent 15 years working as a midwife in various clinical, research, and project development roles at Derby City General Hospital. She is now the Professor of Midwifery Studies at UCLan, where she leads the  Research in Childbirth and Health (ReaCH) group. She set up, and now coordinates, the annual international normal birth research conference series. Her main research focus is the nature of, and culture around, normal birth.