Theoretical approaches to psychology and their application to midwifery practice The mother-midwife relationship Emotions during pregnancy, labour and puerperium Perinatal mental illness The psychology of communication in midwifery practice The birth environment The psychology of stress, anxiety and coping. Psychosocial support Attachment and bonding: the midwife's role in supporting parent-baby relationships. Psychological Care Matters
Maureen D Raynor is a practicing midwife, supervisor of midwives and lectures on midwifery at the University of Nottingham, UK.
Carole England is a practicing midwife and neonatal nurse, she also lectures at the University of Nottingham, UK.