92351 Foundations of Midwifery Practice6cp; Forms of attendance in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes are published in an addendum to the Subject Outline which is available on UTSOnline.
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This subject introduces students to childbearing as a normal, but significant life event for a woman and her family. Students apply their developing understanding of anatomy and physiology to childbearing. Through the use of simulated environments, students develop skills to enable them to work effectively with breastfeeding women. The subject focuses on the physical and emotional changes during pregnancy, labour and birth and the postnatal period, and their potential effects on women's experience of childbearing.
Autumn session, City campus
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