Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Women's Health Nursing. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Real Food for Pregnancy: The Science and Wisdom of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

Prenatal nutrition can be confusing. A lot of the advice you have been given about what to eat (or what not to eat) is well-meaning, but frankly, outdated or not evidenced-based. In Real Food for Pregnancy, you will get clear answers on what to eat and why, with research to back up every recommendation. Author and specialist in prenatal nutrition, Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE, has taken a long and hard look at the science and discovered a wide gap between current prenatal nutrition recommendations and what foods are required for optimal health in pregnancy and for your baby's development. There has never been a more comprehensive and well-referenced resource on prenatal nutrition. With Real Food for Pregnancy as your guide, you can be confident that your food and lifestyle choices support a smooth, healthy pregnancy.

  • Author: Lily Nichols
  • Publisher: Lily Nichols (February 21, 2018)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-0986295041
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.78 x 9 inches


2. Period Power: Harness Your Hormones and Get Your Cycle Working For You

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

'Maisie Hill has written a bloody brilliant book (pun intended). Everything you need to know about periods and how they affect you and your life is here. It's revolutionary' - Miranda Sawyer 'Thank GOODNESS for Maisie Hill! Flipping open the lid on a vital conversation. It's about time we claimed the power of our periods!' - Gemma Cairney, broadcaster & co-founder of Boom Shakalaka Productions 'This is such an important book. Maisie's insights and cycle strategy have changed my life and my cycle. Period Power is written with such intelligence, humour and a deep understanding of women's health. If you have a period you need to read this book.' - Anna Jones, author of The Modern Cook's Year A profound and practical blueprint for aligning daily life with your menstrual cycle. Period Power is the handbook to periods and hormones that will leave you wondering why the hell nobody told you this sooner. The hormones of the menstrual cycle profoundly influence our energy, mood and behaviour, but all too often we're taught that our hormones make us unreliable, moody bitches, or that it's our lot in life to put up with 'women's problems'. Maisie Hill, a women's health practitioner, knows the power of working with the menstrual cycle and refuses to accept this theory. Instead, Maisie believes that our hormones are there to serve us and, if utilized correctly, can be used to help you get what you want out of life. Yes, we are hormonal, and that's a very good thing. This revolutionary book reveals everything you need to know about taking control of your menstrual cycle and outlines The Cycle Strategy to help us perform at our best, throughout our cycle. In Period Power you will discover how to: - maximise your natural superpowers each month while making adjustments for the darker days, and use Maisie's favourite tips to improve them - identify your personal patterns, powers and pitfalls for each phase of the menstrual cycle - plan your month to perform at your best in all aspects of your life - figure out if you have a hormonal imbalance and what to do about it. Period Power is a no-nonsense guide with all the tools you need to improve your menstrual health.

  • Author: Maisie Hill
  • Publisher: Green Tree; 1st edition (May 2, 2019)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Health, Fitness & Dieting


3. Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

New 8th Edition! Innovative resource for interactive, simulation-based teaching and learning The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an educational program jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA). The course is designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn to health care professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery. NRP Essentials and NRP Advanced The NRP, 8th edition, introduces a new educational methodology to better meet the needs of health care professionals who manage the newly born baby. New in the 8th edition Key Points at the beginning of each lesson. Quick Response (QR) codes that enable the reader to view short videos about the topics on their mobile device. Lesson Review Questions grouped together at the end of each lesson. Quality Improvement Opportunities and Frequently Asked Questions in each lesson. New sections in Lesson 10 (Special Considerations) about resuscitation of the newborn with a myelomeningocele or an abdominal wall defect. Three Supplemental Lessons (Improving Resuscitation Team Performance, Resuscitation Outside the Delivery Room, and Bringing Quality Improvement to Your Resuscitation Team) that allow NRP users to enhance their resuscitation knowledge and performance.

  • Author: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics; Eighth edition (July 1, 2021)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1610025249
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.8 x 10.8 inches


4. On Becoming Babywise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep "2019 edition"- Interactive Support

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

Distinguished pediatrician Dr Robert Bucknam, M.D. and co-author Gary Ezzo are two of the world's leading experts on infant management concepts. In this revised 6th edition, they have updated their groundbreaking approach which has found favor with over six million parents in all 50 states and has been translated into 20 languages around the world. For over 25 years, On Becoming Babywise has been the de facto newborn parenting manual for naturally synchronizing your baby's feeding time, waketime and nighttime sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night. In his 29th year as a licensed Pediatrician, Dr. Robert Bucknam, M.D. along with co-author Gary Ezzo, demonstrate how order and stability are mutual allies of every newborn's metabolism and how parents can take advantage of these biological propensities. Now millions of new moms are invited to ask their questions and interact Live online with this new Interactive Support Edition.

  • Author: Robert Bucknam M.D.
  • Publisher: Hawksflight & Associates, Inc (December 11, 2018)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1932740509
  • Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.9 x 8.2 inches


5. Maternity and Women's Health Care

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

Stay up-to-date with the latest in women’s health! Maternity and Women's Health Care, 12th Edition provides evidence-based coverage of everything you need to know about caring for women of childbearing age. The new edition is thoroughly updated and consistent with the NCLEX® test plan, focusing on prioritization of care and how best to work among interprofessional teams. As in previous editions, this text emphasizes childbearing concerns like newborn care, wellness promotion and the management of women's health problems. The 12 th edition integrates the continuum of care throughout, focusing on the importance of understanding family, culture, and community-based care along with new medication alerts, future trends in contraception, human trafficking, the zika virus, and more! Content on many high-risk conditions has been updated to reflect newly published guidelines. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity nursing textbook deliver the most accurate, up-to-date content. Clinical Reasoning Case Studies provide you with opportunities to critically analyze a client situation and utilize clinical reasoning skills to identify priorities in care." Community Activity boxes focus on maternal and new born activities that can be pursued in local community settings and online and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings including assisting clients locating resources. Cultural Considerations stress the importance of considering the beliefs and health practices of clients and their families from various cultures when providing care. Emergency boxes provide information about various emergency situations and offer a quick reference in critical situations. Medication Guides provide key information about commonly used medications with specific nursing implications. Nursing Care Plans identify priority client problems and concerns along with appropriate interventions and rationale. Highlighted Safety alerts integrated within the content draw attention to developing competencies related to safe nursing practice. Signs of potential complications highlight vital concerns, alerting you to signs and symptoms of complications and the immediate interventions to provide. Teaching for Self-Management boxes highlight important information that you need to communicate to patients and families for follow-up care. Medication Alerts highlighted and integrated within the content alert you to critical drug information that must be considered to provide safe client care. NEW! Enhanced focus on prioritization of care in clinical reasoning case studies and nursing care plans is consistent with NCLEX® updates. NEW! Recognition of the importance of interprofessional care covers the roles of the various members of the interprofessional healthcare team. UPDATED! Content on many high-risk conditions updated to reflect newly published guidelines. NEW! Information about the Zika virus gives you the most current practice guidelines to help you provide quality care. NEW! Coverage of future trends in contraception help increase your awareness of developing ideas in pregnancy prevention. Content on gestational diabetes and breast cancer screening cover newly published guidelines. NEW! Added content on human trafficking provides you with examples and ideas on how to counsel victims and their families.

  • Author: Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk RNC PhD FAAN
  • Publisher: Mosby; 12th edition (September 10, 2019)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0323556293
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 1.3 x 10.8 inches


6. Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

Prepare to give pediatric patients the specialized care they deserve with the leading text in pediatric nursing. Written by pediatric experts, Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children, 11th Edition takes a unique, easy-to-follow developmental approach to describe the care of children at each age and stage of development. This longtime bestseller provides an evidence-based, clinical perspective that shows how the quality of nursing care can impact quality patient outcomes. Childhood diseases and disorders are organized by age groups and body systems and explained through the nursing process framework. This edition features completely updated and reorganized chapters that present content in a clear, easy-to-understand way. New Quality Indicator boxes paint a bigger picture of hospitals and how they look at quality and safety. A focus on family-centered care emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness with a separate chapter and Family-Centered Care boxes. Emergency Treatment boxes serve as a quick reference in critical situations. Pathophysiology Reviews explain complicated disease processes with illustrated summary boxes. Quality Patient Outcomes are discussed for major childhood diseases and disorders, showing how nursing care directly impacts patient outcomes. Nursing Tips include helpful hints and practical, clinical information. Critical Thinking Case Studies help you test and develop your own analytical skills. Cultural Considerations provide cultural tips from clinical experts. Nursing Care Plans provide models for planning patient care, with rationales explaining why specific nursing interventions have been chosen, and include nursing diagnoses, patient/family goals, nursing interventions/rationales, expected outcomes, and NIC and NOC guidelines. Nursing Care Guidelines offer clear, step-by-step, detailed instructions on performing specific skills or procedures. Translating Evidence into Practice and Applying Evidence to Practice boxes help you apply research to support, guide, and improve the outcomes of nursing care. Atraumatic Care boxes contain techniques for care that minimize pain, discomfort, or stress, and provide guidance for performing procedures in a caring manner. Community and Home Health Considerations boxes focus on wellness information and illness-related topics. Drug Alerts highlight important drug-related information for safe, appropriate care. Nursing Alerts provides critical information that must be considered in providing care. Research Focus boxes emphasize research with concise reviews of important evidence. NEW! Quality Indicator boxes present a bigger picture of hospitals and how they look at quality and safety, or Pediatric Clinical Quality Measures. EXPANDED! Added emphasis on the impact of genetics and genomics on pediatric nursing care. NEW and UPDATED! New information on Zika virus and Rotavirus keeps you in the know. NEW! New section on Chiari malformation added to neurologic dysfunction chapter. NEW! Self-harm, GLBT, and e-cigarette content added to adolescent problems chapter. UPDATED! Oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange information is now included throughout the text. EXPANDED! Updated accidental poisoning section now includes cleaning solutions and liquid from e-cigarettes. UPDATED! New Impact of Chronic Illness, Disability, or End of Life Care for the Child and Family chapter thoroughly combines two previous chapters. UPDATED! Integumentary dysfunction content now appears as chapter 32. UPDATED! Reorganized chapter on pain provides specific guidelines for pediatric pain assessment and management and focuses on common acute and chronic pain conditions and how to manage them. UPDATED! Human Papillomavirus content significantly updated. EXPANDED and UPDATED! Disorders with behavioral components section significantly expanded. UPDATED! Updated influenza, RSV, and acute lung injury section in respiratory chapter. UPDATED! Childhood cancer survivor section has significant updates.

  • Author: Marilyn J. Hockenberry PhD RN PPCNP-BC FAAN
  • Publisher: Mosby; 11th edition (October 16, 2018)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0323549394
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.7 x 10.7 inches


7. Maternal Child Nursing Care

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

Get the accurate, practical information you need to succeed in the classroom, the clinical setting, and on the NCLEX-RN ® examination . Written by the foremost experts in maternity and pediatric nursing, the user-friendly Maternal Child Nursing Care, 6th Edition provides both instructors and students with just the right amount of maternity and pediatric content. This new edition includes updated case studies within Nursing Care Plans, as well as a new chapter on pediatric cancer. Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of the entire family in health and illness. Focus on the family throughout emphasizes the influence of the entire family in health and illness. Expert authors of the market-leading maternity and pediatric nursing textbooks combine to ensure delivery of the most accurate, up-to-date content. Critical thinking case studies offer you opportunities to test and develop your analytical skills and apply knowledge in various settings. Nursing Care Plans include rationales for interventions and provide you with an overview and specific guidelines for delivering effective nursing care. Nursing Alerts highlight critical information that you need to know when treating patients. Guidelines boxes outline nursing procedures in an easy-to-follow format. Emergency boxes in the maternity unit guide you through step-by-step emergency procedures. Home Care boxes detail important information that you need to deliver care to patients and families in the home setting. Atraumatic Care boxes in the pediatric unit teach you how to provide competent and effective care to pediatric patients with the least amount of physical or psychological stress. Community Focus boxes emphasize community issues, provide resources and guidance, and illustrate nursing care in a variety of settings. Patient Teaching boxes in the maternity unit highlight important information nurses need to communicate to patients and families. Cultural Competence boxes equip you with the knowledge you need to deliver culturally competent care. Family-Centered Care boxes draw attention to the needs or concerns of families that you should consider to provide family-centered care. Medication Guides serve as an important reference of drugs and their interactions. NEW! New chapter on pediatric cancer gives you the most up-to-date information on the latest topics. EXPANDED! Additional information on sexuality in the maternity section. EXPANDED! More content on spirituality in the family, culture, and spiritual chapters. EXPANDED and UPDATED! New content about LBGTQ+ included in the Transition to Parenthood chapter. NEW! Information on victims of sexual abuse as parents and human trafficking helps prepare you to handle these delicate issues. NEW and UPDATED! Case studies emphasize interprofessional care , demonstrating how nursing must collaborate with other health care disciplines to provide the most comprehensive care possible to women and children. UPDATED! Nursing Care Plans now incorporate case studies to personalize interventions and promote critical thinking.

  • Author: Shannon E. Perry RN PhD FAAN
  • Publisher: Mosby; 6th edition (October 16, 2017)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0323549387
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.9 x 10.8 inches


8. Davis Advantage for Maternal-Newborn Nursing: The Critical Components of Nursing Care

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

Awarded second place in the 2019 AJN Book of the Year Award in the Maternal-Child Health/Prenatal Nursing Childbirth category Davis Advantage is now live! Visit the RESOURCES tab or your MY PRODUCTS page to log in and get started. Questions? Visit our FAQs for Instructors and Students. Instant Access: 978-0-8036-7658-9 Access Card: 978-0-8036-7657-2 Davis Advantage for Maternal-Newborn Nursing combines an easy-to-read textbook with an innovative online program to create an immersive, multimedia learning experience that focuses on must-know information to meet the needs of today’s students and instructors. An access code inside new, printed textbooks unlocks an ebook, as well as access to Davis Advantage. Or choose the all-digital Instant Access option, which includes the ebook and immediate access to Davis Advantage. THE TEXTBOOK The 3rd edition text takes a need-to-know approach, focusing on delivering the critical content to today’s learners. A visually engaging design uses bulleted content, flow charts, diagrams, and tables to make it easy to understand. You’ll not only find the must-know, evidence-based coverage of the theory and clinical knowledge you need to deliver the very best maternal-newborn care, but also a full unit devoted to caring for women’s health across the lifespan. This text can be used on its own or combined with Davis Advantage for Pediatric Nursing, 2nd edition. ONLINE (DAVIS ADVANTAGE) Using a unique and proven approach across a Learn-Apply-Assess continuum, Davis Advantage engages students and helps them make the connections to key topics. Whether teaching in-person or online, this complete, integrated solution aligns seamlessly with the textbook and equips instructors with actionable analytics to track students’ progress, remediate where needed, and facilitate an active learning environment. LEARN – Personalized Learning The foundation of the Davis Advantage platform, Personalized Learning, immerses students in an online learning experience tailored to their needs. Students are assessed on their comprehension of key topics from the text, and then are guided through animated mini-lecture videos and dynamic activities to reinforce learning and bring concepts to life. APPLY – Clinical Judgment Clinical Judgment is now included in the Davis Advantage platform to elevate students’ critical thinking and clinical reasoning, helping them to build the clinical judgment skills they need to practice safe and effective nursing care and to prepare for the Next Generation NCLEX® with confidence. Progressive case studies featuring real-life, complex clinical situations challenge students to apply knowledge, make informed decisions, and evaluate outcomes. ASSESS - Quizzing Quizzing uses NCLEX®-style questions for assessment and remediation. Its adaptive, question-based format provides the additional practice students need to test their knowledge, master course content, and perform well on course and board exams.

  • Author: Roberta Durham RN PhD
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company; Third edition (October 15, 2018)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0803666542
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 1 x 11 inches


9. Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!: The Ultimate Guide to Black Pregnancy & Motherhood (Gift For New Moms)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

What to Expect When Black, Pregnant, and Expecting “This book stands as the modern-day guide to birthing while Black.” ― Angelina Ruffin-Alexander , certified nurse midwife 2021 International Book Awards finalist in Health: Women’s Health #1 New Release in Pregnancy & Childbirth and Minority Demographic Studies, Medical Ethics, and Women's Health Nursing Written with lighthearted humor and cultural context,  Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!  discusses the stages of pregnancy, labor, and motherhood as they pertain to pregnant Black women today. Tailored to today’s pregnant Black woman.  In the age of social media, how do pregnant women communicate their big announcement? What are the best protective hairstyles for labor? Most importantly, how many pregnancy guides focus on issues like Black maternal birth rates and what it really looks like to be Black, pregnant, and single today? Written for the modern pregnant Black woman,  Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!  is the essential what to expect when you're expecting guide to understanding pregnancy from a millennial Black mom’s point of view. Interviews, stories, and advice for pregnant women.  Written by Black Moms Blog founder, the book tackles hard topics in a way that truly resonate with modern Black moms. With stories from her experiences through pregnancy, labor, and motherhood, and lessons learned as a mother at twenty-two,  Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!  focuses on the common knowledge Black pregnant mothers should consider when having their first baby. It also shares topics beneficial to pregnant Black women on their second, third, or fourth born. Find answers to questions: Do I financially plan for my birth? Can I maintain my relationship and friendships during motherhood? Will I self-advocate for my rights in a world that already views me as less than? If you enjoyed books like  Medical Apartheid ,  50 Things To Do Before You Deliver ,  The Girlfriends' Guide to Pregnancy , or  Birthing Justice , then you’ll love  Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!

  • Author: Shanicia Boswell
  • Publisher: Mango (March 16, 2021)
  • Genre: Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1642504989
  • Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.9 x 8.9 inches


10. Spiritual Midwifery: Fourth Edition

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Women's Health Nursing - August 2021

The original Spiritual Midwifery, published in 1976, introduced an entire generation of young women to the possibility of home birth and breast feeding. It also breathed new life into the all-but-vanished field of midwifery. This classic book on home birth is now in its fourth edition, with updated information on the safety of natural childbirth, new birthing stories, and the most recent statistics on births managed by The Farm Midwives. Ina May also provides new information about potentially dangerous techniques routinely used in hospitals during and after birth, as well as the latest findings about VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean). Improved instructions for handling breech births are also given. Included are stories of working with Amish women, showing a different culture with a similar appreciation for natural childbirth. Photos, illustrations Over 540,000 copies sold!

  • Author: Ina May Gaskin
  • Publisher: Book Publishing Company (TN); 4th ed. edition (January 1, 2002)
  • Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Women's Health
  • ISBN: 978-1570671043
  • Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.9 inches