Care of the Mother Grieving a Baby Relinquished for Adoption

Care of the Mother Grieving a Baby Relinquished for Adoption

by Rosemary Mander
     
 

ISBN-10: 1856285979

ISBN-13: 9781856285971

Pub. Date: 02/28/1995

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856285971
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 8.74(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Tables
Acknowledgements
1Introduction and background1
2Grieving, relinquishing and caring5
3Researching the grief of relinquishment12
4The mothers' experience25
5Keeping secrets and maintaining confidentiality38
6Relinquishing and being bereaved53
7Family implications of relinquishment68
8Recognising being pregnant89
9Searching100
10Being strong and feeling weak111
11Doing the best125
12Being mother133
13Making decisions154
14Facing the future166
15Being helpful175
16Conclusion190
References193
Author Index212
Subject Index216

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