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    Varney's Midwifery continues to be the gold standard for midwifery practice in an updated seventh edition. New lead editors assembled a team of expert contributors and authors to continue the legacy of Varney's Midwifery as the trusted, must-have resource for students, professional midwives, and women's health practitioners.

    Varney's Midwifery uses current evidence-based guidelines to address the care of individuals throughout the lifespan, including primary care, gynecology, maternity care in a variety of settings, and newborn care. The Seventh Edition reflects the new ACNM Core Competencies for Basic Midwifery Practice published in 2020, including care of transgender individuals and abortion-related care. It also provides updated information on promotion of health equity, new techniques for fetal screening, diagnosis across the lifespan, and chronic conditions in pregnancy..

    Key Features:

    • NEW chapters cover Sexuality (Chapter 9), Gender-Affirming Care (Chapter 13), and Early Pregnancy Loss and Abortion care (Chapter 22).
    • Reflects the new ACNM Core Competencies, including care of transgender individuals and abortion-related care.
    • Chapter appendices present essential skills that are core components of midwifery practice, including insertion of contraceptive devices, hand maneuvers for birth, managing a fetus in a breech presentation, and steps for managing postpartum hemorrhage.
    • Every new print copy includes access to the Navigate eBook.
    • Instructor resources include Slides in PowerPoint format, Case Studies, and Test Bank.