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Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds

Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds

Mothers-to-be who plan a natural birth at a hospital will benefit from minimal medical intervention, while feeling comforted by the proximity of the life-saving technology that only a hospital can provide. A medical anthropologist, doula, and mother of three, Cynthia Gabriel draws from her disparate perspectives to present Natural Hospital Birth: The Best of Both Worlds. This guide is designed...

ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

This latest edition of Julian Haber's highly praised and controversial exploration of the rampant, and often incorrect, overuse of the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) includes a wealth of new information. The chapter on medication has been completely revised and now details when to use certain drugs, side effects that can be expected, and a thorough review and...

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association estimates that sixteen percent of children in the United States may have oppositional defiant disorder. These kids relentlessly push the boundaries set for them by authority figures. By exploring the mindset of O.D.D. children and explaining the way they operate, Dr. Douglas Riley teaches parents how to recognize the signs and modify the behavior of their...

ADHD and Teens

ADHD and Teens

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is the most common behavioraldisorder in American children. Teens with ADHD have an extremely high risk offailing in school, becoming drug abusers or alcoholics, breaking the law, andbecoming teenage parents. This manual offers practical advice to help parentscope with these problems.

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Agonize no more, frustrated moms! MOMS WITH ADD is here to help. Rather than pathologize attention deficit disorder or speculate on causes or medical rationales, MOMS WITH ADD enables readers to recognize ADD and optimize their parenting skills. Filled with anecdotes, quotations, and examples, Christine A. Adamec, coauthor of Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? offers practical coping...

After Miscarriage: Medical Facts and Emotional Support for Pregnancy Loss

After Miscarriage: Medical Facts and Emotional Support for Pregnancy Loss

As women and their partners grieve over a lost pregnancy, they often search for answers to questions such as: Why did this happen? How can I keep it from happening again? How can I deal with so much sadness? Can I stand to face another pregnancy? Author Krissi Danielsson found herself asking these same questions when she experienced three consecutive miscarriages, and now she has written After...

Adoption Nation

Adoption Nation

In this revised edition of Adam Pertman's award-winning book, first published in 2000, readers will find updated information on every aspect of adoption and its changing role in American society. Pertman, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and father of two adopted children, offers an unflinching study of adoption policy and processes.

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