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The Journey to Parenthood

Myths, Reality and What Really Matters, 1st Edition

By Diana Lynn Barnes, Leigh Balber

Routledge

160 pages

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Paperback: 9781846190148
pub: 2007-02-20
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Description

This book contains a Foreword by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff (authors of "Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize less"). New and expectant parents need support and confidence. This book is designed to provide that. It assists in exploring and analyzing thoughts

Table of Contents

Beginning the journey. The mind-body connection of pregnancy. Motherhood, the psychological experience. Fatherhood, the psychological experience. Labor and delivery. Welcoming baby. The changing marital relationship. Postpartum mood disorders and the baby blues. The many paths to parenthood. Conclusion. Exploration questions. Resources.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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MEDICAL / General