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This edition includes German translations for some of the key English phrases and terminology, and only ships to Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


Please note: This Pocket Guide is written predominantly in English.  It is very clear and easy to use.  However, we recommend that users should already have a basic understanding of English. 


English for Midwives: Pocket Guide measures only 80mm x 123mm and will fit neatly inside your bag or uniform pocket. It includes over 150 pages of key English terminology, phrases and explanations for communicating safely and professionally with English speaking women throughout pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period.


Pocket Guide was built on the foundation of over a decade of working as an overseas nurse on English speaking clinical wards. The content has been carefully chosen and refined, based on the experience of teaching hundreds of midwives at our language workshops.


This book covers 8 core elements of midwifery:

  • Admitting a Pregnant Woman
  • Basic Nursing Care
  • Coping with Pregnancy
  • Disorders of Pregnancy
  • Foetal Positioning & Monitoring
  • The 3 Stages of Labour
  • Pain Relief and Management
  • Postpartum or ‘Aftercare’


For quick reference, each chapter is divided into clear and manageable sections. Pocket Guide also includes a glossary of key midwifery terms and basic anatomy.


Pocket Guide has been designed for ease and speed:

  • Laminated wipe-clean pages for the clinical environment
  • Colour-coded, fully referenced chapters with clear subheadings
  • Generously sized, easy to read text
  • German translations for many key English words and phrases
  • Durable, Wire-O binding for quick reference


Whether you are a midwife or you employ midwives, English for Midwives: Pocket Guide is your indispensable English language pocket reference.


We aim to hold stock of this item at all times.  However, for large quantities, please allow up to 2-3 weeks for your books to be printed to order – we will keep you updated with an accurate timetable.   

English for Midwives: Pocket Guide (for German speaking countries)