SEARCH

SEARCH BY CITATION

References

  • Abel, E. and Browner, C. (1998) Selective compliance with biomedical authority and the uses of experiential knowledge. In Lock, M. and Kaufert, P.A. (eds), Pragmatic Women and Body Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Anderson, T. (2000) Feeling safe enough to let go: the relationship between the woman and her midwife in the second stage of labour. In Kirkham, M. (ed.) The Midwife-woman Relationship. London: Routledge.
  • Annandale, E. and Clark, J. (1996) What is gender? Feminist theory and the sociology of human reproduction, Sociology of Health and Illness, 18, 1744.
  • Akrich, M. and Pasveer, P. (2004) Embodiment and disembodiment in childbirth narratives, Body and Society, 10, 2–3, 6384.
  • Arney, W. (1982) Power and the Profession of Obstetrics. London: The University of Chicago Press.
  • Ayers, S., Eagle, A. and Waring, H. (2006) The effects of childbirth related PTSD on women and their relationship : a qualitative study, Psychology, Health and Medicine, 11, 4, 38998.
  • Bates, M. (1989) The design of browsing and berrypicking techniques for on-line search interface, Online Review, 13, 5, 40731.
  • Beck, C. (2006) Pentadic cartography: mapping birth trauma narratives, Qualitative Health Research, 16, 4, 6366.
  • Beckett, K. (2005) Feminism and the politics of childbirth in the United States, Feminist Theory, 6, 3, 25175.
  • Beech, B. and Phipps, B. (2008) Normal birth: women’s stories. In Downe, S. and McCourt, C. (eds) Normal Childbirth: Evidence and Debate. London: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Behague, D. (2007). An Ethnography of Evidence-based Policy-Making in International Maternal Health: Full Research Report ESRC End of Award Report, RES-000-22-1039. Swindon: ESRC.
  • Berg, M. (2005) A midwifery model of care for childbearing women at high risk: genuine caring in caring for the genuine, Journal of Perinatal Education, 14, 1, 921.
  • Berg, M. and Dahlberg, K. (1998) A phenomenological study of women’s experience of complicated birth, Midwifery, 14, 1, 2329.
  • Blaaka, G. (2008) Doing midwifery between different belief systems, Midwifery, 24, 34452.
  • Bosomworth, A. and Bettany-Saltikov, J. (2006) Just take a deep breath: a review to compare the effects of spontaneous versus directed Valsalva pushing in the second stage of labour on maternal and fetal wellbeing, MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, 16, 2, 15765.
  • Bourdieu, P. (1986) The forms of capital. In Richardson, J. (ed.) Handbook of Theory for the Sociology of Education. New York: Greenwood Press.
  • Briggs, L. (2000) The race of hysteria: ‘vercivilization’ and the ‘savage’ woman in late nineteenth-century obstetrics and gynecology, American Quarterly, 52, 2, 24673.
  • Buckley, S. (2004) Undisturbed birth – nature’s hormonal blueprint for safety, ease and ecstasy, Midirs, 14, 2, 20309.
  • Callender, J. (2007) Caesarean in painting. http://www.mycaesareanbirthart.com [Accessed, Sept, 2008]
  • Callister, L. (2004) Making meaning: women’s birth narratives, Journal of Obstetric, Neonatal and Gynaecological Nursing, 33, 50818.
  • Campbell, R. (1999) Review and assessment of selection criteria used when booking pregnant women at different places of birth, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 106, 6, 55056.
  • Craig, P., Dieppe, P., Macintyre, S., Michie, S., Nazareth, I. and Petticrew, M. (2008) Developing and evaluating complex interventions: the new Medical Research Council guidance, British Medical Journal, 337a, 1655.
  • Creedy, D.K. (2000) Childbirth and the development of acute trauma symptoms: incidence and contributing factors, Birth, 27, 2, 10411.
  • Crossley, M. (2007) Childbirth, complications and the illusion of choice: a case study, Feminism and Psychology, 17, 4, 54363.
  • Curtis, P., Ball, L. and Kirkham, M. (2003) Why do Midwives Leave? Talking to Managers. London: Royal College of Midwives Publications.
  • Daly, M. (1984) Pure Lust, Elemental Feminist Philosophy. London: Women’s Press.
  • Davis, D. and Walker, K. (2008) Re-discovering the maternal body in midwifery through an exploration of theories of embodiment, Midwifery, In Press. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2008.10.004.
  • Davis-Floyd, R. (2001) The technocratic, humanistic and holistic paradigms of childbirth, International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 75, S5S23.
  • Davis-Floyd, R. (2003) Home-birth emergencies in the US and Mexico: the trouble with transport, Social Science and Medicine, 56, 191131.
  • Davis-Floyd, R. and Sargent, C. (1997) Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge: Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • De Beauvoir, S. (1974) The Second Sex. London: Penguin Press.
  • DiMatteo, M., Morton, S., Lepper, H., Damush, T., Carney, M., Pearson, M. and Kahn, K. (1996) Caesarean childbirth and psychosocial outcomes: a meta-analysis, Health Psychology, 15, 4, 30314.
  • Department of Health (2006) Maternity Matters: Choice, Access and Continuity of Care in a Safe Service. London: Department of Health.
  • Donnison, J. (1988) Midwives and Medical Men. London: Historical Publications.
  • Downe, S. (2000) A proposal for a new research and practice agenda for birth, * in full, please, MIDIRS, 10, 33741.
  • Downe, S. and McCourt, C. (2008) From being to becoming: reconstructing childbirth knowledges. In Downe, S. (ed.) Normal Childbirth; Evidence and Debate. London: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Duvall, T. and Dotson, P. (1998) Political participation and Eudaimonia in Aristotle’s politics, History of Political Thought, 19, 1, 2134.
  • Dyson, S. and Brown, B. (2006) Social Theory and Applied Heath Research. Maidstone: Open University Press
  • England, P. and Horowitz, R. (2007) Birthing from Within. Boston: Souvenir Press Ltd
  • Fahy, K. and Hastie, C. (2008) Midwifery guardianship: reclaiming the sacred in birth. In Fahy, K., Foureur, M. and Hastie, C. (eds) Birth Territory and Midwifery Guardianship. London: Elsevier.
  • Flint, C. (1987) Sensitive Midwifery. London: Heinemann.
  • Foucault, M. (1973) The Birth of the Clinic: an Archaeology of Medical Perception. London: Tavistock.
  • Fox, N. (1993) Postmodernism, Sociology and Health. Buckingham: Open University Press.
  • Fox, N. (1999) Beyond Health: Postmodernism and Embodiment. London: Free Association Books.
  • Fullerton, J., Navarro, A. and Young, S. (2007) Outcomes of planned home birth: an integrative review, Journal of Midwifery Women’s Health, 52, 32333.
  • Gabe, J., Bury, M. and Elston, M. (2004) Key Concepts in Medical Sociology. London: Sage Publications
  • Garcia, J., Kirkpatrick, R. and Richards, M. (1990) The Politics of Maternity Care. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Giddens, A. (1992) Modernity and Self-Identity. Cambridge: Polity Press
  • Green, J. (1999) Commentary: What is this thing called ‘control’?, Birth, 26, 1, 5152.
  • Grol, R. and Grimshaw, J. (2003) From best evidence to best practice: effective implementation of change in patient’s care, Lancet, 362, 122530.
  • Gupta, J., Hofmeyr, G. and Smyth, R. (2004) Position for women during second stage of labour (Cochrane Review). In The Cochrane Library, Issue 4. Chichester, UK: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.
  • Hatem, M., Sandall, J., Devane, D., Soltani, H. and Gates, S. (2008) Midwife-led versus other models of care for childbearing women. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4.
  • Health Commission (2008) Towards better Birth: a Review of Maternity Services in England. London: Health Commission.
  • Hildingsson, I., Wladenstrom, U. and Radestad, I. (2003) Swedish women’s interest in home birth and in-hospital birth center care, Birth, 30, 1, 1122.
  • Hirst, C. (2005) Re-birthing: Report of the Review of Maternity Services in Queensland. Brisbane: Queensland Health.
  • Hodnett, E., Gates, S., Hofmeyr, G. and Sakala, C. (2006) Continuous support for women during childbirth. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 2.
  • Hofberg, K. and Ward, M. (2004) Fear of childbirth, tocophobia, and mental health in mothers: the obstetric-psychiatric interface, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 47, 3, 52734.
  • Hunt, S. and Symonds, A. (1995) The Social Meaning of Midwifery. Basingstoke: MacMillan.
  • Hunter, B., Berg, M., Lundgren, M., Ólafsdóttir, Ó. and Kirkham, M. (2008) Relationships: the hidden threads in the tapestry of maternity care, Midwifery, 24, 13237.
  • Hunter, L. (2006) Women give birth and pizzas are delivered: language and Western childbirth paradigms, Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 51, 11924.
  • Hunter, M. (2003) Autonomy, clinical freedom and responsibility. In Kirkham, M. (ed.) Birth Centres: a Social Model for Maternity Care. London: Books for Midwives.
  • Iaquinta, M. and Larrabee, J. (2004) Phenomenological lived experience of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 19, 3, 28089.
  • Johanson, R., Newburn, M. and Macfarlane, A. (2002) Has medicalisation of childbirth gone too far? British Medical Journal, 321, 89295.
  • Kaplan, G. and Rogers, L. (1990) The definition of male and female. Biological reductionism and the sanctions of normality. In Gunew, S. (ed.) Feminist Knowledge, Critique and Construct. London: Routledge.
  • Kennedy, H. (2006) A concept analysis of optimality in perinatal health, Journal of Obstetric, Neonatal and Gynaecological Nursing, 35, 76379.
  • Kjaergaard, H., Foldgast, A. and Dykes, A. (2007) Experiences of non-progressive and augmented labour among nulliparous women: a qualitative interview study in a Grounded Theory approach, BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 7, 15.
  • Kim, J. (1979) Causality, identity and supervenience in the mind/body problem, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, 4, 1, 3149.
  • Kirkham, M. (1989) Midwives and information-giving during labour. In Robinson, S. and Thompson, A. (eds) Midwives, Research and Childbirth Volume 1. London: Chapman and Hall.
  • Kirkham, M. (2000) How can we relate? In Kirkham, M. (ed.) The Midwife-Woman Relationship. London: MacMillan.
  • Kirkham, M. (2004) Informed Choice in Maternity Care. London: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Klein, M. (2005) Obstetrician’s fear of childbirth: how did it happen? Birth, 32, 3, 30709.
  • Lai, C. and Levy, V. (2002) Hong Kong Chinese women’s experiences of vaginal examination in labour, Midwifery, 18, 296303.
  • Lally, J., Murtagh, M., Macphail, S. and Thomson, R. (2008) More in hope than expectation: a systematic review of women’s expectations and experience of pain relief in labour, BMC Medicine, 6, 7. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-6-7.
  • Lankshear, G., Ettorre, E. and Mason, D. (2005) Decision-making, uncertainty and risk: exploring the complexity of work processes in NHS delivery suites, Health, Risk and Society, 7, 4, 36177.
  • Lawler, J. (1991) Behind the Screens: Nursing, Somology and the Problem of the Body. London: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Lawrence, S. and Bendixen, K. (1992) His and hers: male and female anatomy in anatomy texts for US medical students, 1890-1989, Social Science and Medicine, 35, 7, 92534.
  • Leap, N. and Anderson, T. (2008) The role of pain in normal birth and the empowerment of women. In Downe, S. and McCourt, C. (eds) Normal Childbirth: Evidence and Debate. London: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Lobel, M. and DeLuca, R. (2007) Psychosocial sequelae of caesarean delivery: review and analysis of their causes and implications, Social Science and Medicine, 64, 1, 227284.
  • Lydon, A. (2008) Social and environmental conditions creating fluctuating agency for safety in two urban academic birth centers, Journal of Obstetrics, Gynaecological and Neonatal Nursing, 37, 1323.
  • Martin, E. (1987) The Woman in the Body: a Cultural Analysis of Reproduction. Milton Keynes: Open University Press.
  • Meakin, R. (2004) Editorial: Philosophy in the undergraduate medical curriculum — beyond medical ethics, Medical Humanities, 30, 53.
  • Mercer, J. (2001) Current best evidence: a review of the literature on umbilical cord clamping, Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 46, 6, 40214.
  • Merleau-Ponty, M. (1962) Phenomenology of Perception. London: Routledge.
  • Michie, H. and Cahn, N. (1996) Unnatural births: Caesarean sections in the discourse of the Natural Childbirth Movement. In Sargent, C. and Brettell, C. (eds) Gender and Health: an International Perspective. New York: Prentice Hall.
  • Monari, F., Di Mario, S., Facchinetti, F. and Basevi, V. (2008) Obstetricians’ and midwives’ attitudes toward cesarean section, Birth, 35, 2, 12936.
  • Mori, R., Dougherty, M. and Whittle, M. (2008) An estimation of intrapartum-related perinatal mortality rates for booked home births in England and Wales between 1994 and 2003, BJOG, An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 115, 5549.
  • Nettleton, S. (2006) The Sociology of Health and Illness. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Nystedt, A., Hogberg, U. and Lundman, B. (2006) Some Swedish women’s experiences of prolonged labour, Midwifery, 22, 5665.
  • Oakley, A. (1984) The Captured Womb: a History of the Medical Care of Pregnant Women. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
  • Oakley, R. (2004) How the mind hurts and heals the body, American Psychologist, 59, 1, 2940.
  • Odent, M. (2001) New reasons and new ways to study birth physiology, International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 75, S39S45.
  • Ontario Women’s Health Council (2006) http://www.womenshealthcouncil.com/
  • Pembroke, N. and Pembroke, J. (2008) The spirituality of presence in midwifery care, Midwifery, 24, 32124.
  • Person, L. and Hallberg, I. (2004) Lived experience of the survivors of leukaemia or malignant melanoma, Cancer Nursing, 27, 4, 30313.
  • Reiger, K. and Dempsey, R. (2006) Performing birth in a culture of fear: an embodied crisis in late modernity, Health Sociological Review, 15, 4, 36473.
  • Reime, B., Klein, M., Kelly, A., Duxbury, N. and Saxell, L. (2004) Do maternity care provider groups have different attitudes towards birth? BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2004 111, 138893.
  • Rose, H. (1994) Love, Power and Knowledge: towards a Feminist Transformation of the Sciences. London: Polity Press.
  • Ross, J., Simkhada, L. and Smith, W.C.S. (2005) Evaluating effectiveness of complex interventions aimed at reducing maternal mortality in developing countries, Journal of Public Health Policy, 27, 4, 33137.
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2006) A Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Recruitment and Retention in the Specialty. London: RCOG.
  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2008) RCOG statement on the Channel 5 documentary Extraordinary People: Outlaw Births (Channel 5, 9 July 2008) http://www.rcog.org.uk/index.asp?PageID=2451 [Accessed Sept, 2008]
  • Ryding, E., Wijma, B. and Wijma, K. (1998) Post-traumatic stress reactions after emergency caesarean section, Acta Obstetrica et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 76, 85661.
  • Shaw, R. (2002) The ethics of the birth plan in childbirth management practices, Feminist Theory, 3, 2, 13149.
  • Shilling, C. (2003) The Body and Social Theory. 2nd Edition. London: Sage Publicaitons.
  • Simkin, P. (1991) Just another day in a woman’s life? Women’s long-term perceptions of their first birth experience, Part I, Birth, 18, 4, 20310.
  • Tanassi, L. (2004) Compliance as strategy: the importance of personalised relations in obstetric practice, Social Science and Medicine, 59, 205369.
  • Tew, M. (1998) Safer Childbirth? A Critical History of Maternity Care. London: Chapman and Hall.
  • Thachuk, A. (2007) Midwifery, informed choice, and reproductive autonomy: a relational approach, Feminism and Psychology, 17, 1, 3956.
  • Thomas, J. and Paranjothy, S. (2001) Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Clinical Effectiveness Support Unit. National Sentinel Caesarean Section Audit Report. London: RCOG Press.
  • Thomson, G. (2007) A Hero’s Tale of Childbirth: an Interpretive Phenomenological Study of Traumatic and Positive Childbirth. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Central Lancashire.
  • Tong, R. (1998) The ethics of care; a feminist virtue: ethics of care for healthcare practitioners, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 23, 2, 131.
  • Tracy, S. (2006) Risk: theoretical or actual? In Page, L. and McCandlish, R. (eds) The New Midwifery: Science and Sensitivity in Practice. 2nd Edition. London: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Turner, C., Young, J., Solomon, M., Ludlow, J., Benness, C. and Phipps, H. (2008) Vaginal delivery compared with elective caesarean section: views of pregnant women and clinicians, BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 115, 1494502.
  • Turton, H. (2007) Going it alone: an Investigation into Unattended Birth in the UK and the USA and the Clinical, Ethical and Legal Issues Surrounding it. MSc Dissertation, Unpublished, University College, London.
  • Van Teijlingen, E. (2005) A critical analysis of the medical model as used in the study of pregnancy and childbirth, Sociological Research Online, 10, 2, [Accessed February, 2008] http://www.socresonline.org.uk/10/2/teijlingen.html
  • Waldenstrom, U. and Turnbull, D. (1998) A systematic review comparing continuity of midwifery care with standard maternity services, British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 105, 11, 116070.
  • Walsh, D. (2006a) Improving Maternity Service. Small is Beautiful: Lessons for Maternity Services from a Birth Centre. Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing.
  • Walsh, D. (2006b) ‘Nesting’ and ‘matrescence’: distinctive features of a free-standing Birth Centre, Midwifery, 22, 3, 22839.
  • Walsh, D. (2007a) A birth centre’s encounters with discourses of childbirth: how resistance led to innovation, Sociology of Health and Illness, 29, 2, 21632.
  • Walsh, D. (2007b) Evidence-based Care for Normal Labour and Birth: a Guide for Midwives. London: Routledge.
  • Walsh, D. and Downe, S. (2004). Outcomes of free-standing, midwifery-led birth centres: a structured review of the evidence, Birth, 31, 3, 22229.
  • Wax, J., Carlin, A., Pinette, M. and Blackstone, J. (2004) Patient choice caesarean: an evidence-based review, Obstetrical and Gynaecological Survey, 59, 8, 60116.
  • Williams, C. (2006) Dilemmas in fetal medicine: premature application of technology or responding to women’s choice, Sociology of Health and Illness, 28, 1, 120.
  • Witz, A. (1992) Professions and Patriarchy. London: Routledge.