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Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: The Emotional Journey

Parenting Your Premature Baby and Child: The Emotional Journey

The premature birth of your baby or babies is a medical crisis. But more than that, it is a family crisis. When your baby* is born too soon, you must face not only the medical aspects of prematurity but also the many emotional aspects of parenting your premature baby. During hospitalization, after homecoming, and perhaps throughout childhood, there are three overarching, emotionally intense...

What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

  Henry Kisor lost his hearing at age three to meningitis and encephalitis but went on to excel in the most verbal of professions as a literary journalist. This new and expanded edition of Kisor's engrossing memoir recounts his life as a deaf person in a hearing world and addresses heartening changes over the last two decades due to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and...

Making Healthy Families:  A Guide for Spouses, Parents and Stepparents (making healthy families series)

Making Healthy Families: A Guide for Spouses, Parents and Stepparents (making healthy families series)

"Making Healthy Families" explains the elements required to make and sustain healthy, functional families. This timely book describes the family life stages, from "Becoming a Couple," to "Becoming Parents," and "Raising Adolescents." It educates parents about the predictable stresses of each transition, and offers guidelines and hands-on exercises for...

Adoption Crisis: The Truth Behind Adoption and Foster Care

Adoption Crisis: The Truth Behind Adoption and Foster Care

Based on clinical studies and case histories, this startling account of the failure of our modern social institutions to provide for the real needs of today's children uncovers the many myths and desperate problems of America's foster care and adoption systems and issues an urgent call for action. Illustrations.

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