Premature Birth: A Family Survival Guide

Premature Birth: A Family Survival Guide

by Jo Clancy
     
 
Clancy is a psychiatric social worker and the parent of a son born three months premature in 1993. Based on her own experiences and clinical expertise, her guide will help parents of preterm babies cope with their own pain and grief, the emotions and reactions of family members and friends, and the joys and fears of eventually bringing the baby home or dealing with an

Overview

Clancy is a psychiatric social worker and the parent of a son born three months premature in 1993. Based on her own experiences and clinical expertise, her guide will help parents of preterm babies cope with their own pain and grief, the emotions and reactions of family members and friends, and the joys and fears of eventually bringing the baby home or dealing with an infant death. She also provides guidance on identifying and using available resources to help with this arduous process. In an appendix, the author includes the journal she kept during the four months her son was in a neonatal intensive care unit. No subject index. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781887841382
Publisher:
International Universities Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.51(d)

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