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Mothering the New Mother: Women's Feelings and Needs After Childbirth : a Support and Resource Guide (00 Edition)

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You don't have to be alone. Share the experiences, successes, and struggles of many other women before and after childbirth in this all-in-one mothercare guide about family, work, the baby (or second or third baby), and you. Includes checklists, plan-ahead suggestions, questionnaires, and much more.

Drawn from three years of research, the author's own experience, and the candid recollections of many mothers—married and single, birth and adoptive, older and younger— the nine chapters in this comprehensive guide cover all aspects of the postpartum experience, including:

  • what the new mom should expect when she goes home
  • what postpartum is and how long it lasts
  • where to find breastfeeding help
  • how to ask for help
  • the new mom's home-care options
  • realistic going-back-to-work options
  • how to relieve the isolation of at-home mothering
  • what to say (and not to say) to family members
  • and much more

Synopsis:

The nine chapters in this comprehensive guide include resources, networks, information, stories and advice to nurture, validate and empower the new mother, whether she is having her first baby or her third. Drawn from three years of research and the author's own experience, each chapter is filled with the practical suggestions and hands-on solutions provided by doctors, nurses, midwives, other caregivers, and over 100 new mothers.

Synopsis:

For the expectant and new mom, freshly updated and designed, this acclaimed all-in-one support guide focuses on all aspects of the postpartum experience.

The nine chapters in this comprehensive guide include resources, networks, information, stories, and advice to nurture, validate, and empower the new mother, whether she is having her first baby or her third. Among the subjects covered are: what to expect when you go home; what is this period called "postpartum" and how long does it last; where to find breastfeeding help; how to ask for help; homecare options; what are realistic going-back-to-work options; how to relieve the isolation of at-home mothers; what to say (and not to say) to family members. Drawn from three years of research and the author's own experience, each chapter is filled with the practical suggestions and hands-on solutions provided by doctors, nurses, midwives, other caregivers, policymakers, and over 100 new mothers. Also included are many real-life stories told by women in their own voices; checklists; a prenatal and postpartum questionnaire to help assess and plan needs; reading lists; resource listings; and a separate chapter for second-, third-, or more-time moms.

Synopsis:

Nine comprehensive chapters cover resources, networks, information, stories and advice to nurture, validate and empower the new mother with practical suggestions and hands-on solutions provided by doctors, nurses, midwives, other caregivers, and more than 100 new mothers.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

About the Author

Sally Placksin has written, produced, and narrated many national radio programs, including the documentary Mothering the New Mother for NPR, and she is the award-winning author of American Women in Jazz. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557043177
Subtitle:
Needs After Childbirth: A Support and Resource Guide
Author:
Placksin, Sally
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Motherhood
Subject:
Gynecology and obstetrics
Subject:
Medical sciences
Subject:
Infants
Subject:
Social Services & Welfare
Subject:
Infants (newborn)
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Postpartum depression
Subject:
Mothers -- Employment.
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Parenting - Motherhood
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-Mothering
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
154
Publication Date:
20000420
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.1 in 19.5 oz

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Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
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Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General

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Product details 384 pages Newmarket Press - English 9781557043177 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The nine chapters in this comprehensive guide include resources, networks, information, stories and advice to nurture, validate and empower the new mother, whether she is having her first baby or her third. Drawn from three years of research and the author's own experience, each chapter is filled with the practical suggestions and hands-on solutions provided by doctors, nurses, midwives, other caregivers, and over 100 new mothers.
"Synopsis" by ,
For the expectant and new mom, freshly updated and designed, this acclaimed all-in-one support guide focuses on all aspects of the postpartum experience.

The nine chapters in this comprehensive guide include resources, networks, information, stories, and advice to nurture, validate, and empower the new mother, whether she is having her first baby or her third. Among the subjects covered are: what to expect when you go home; what is this period called "postpartum" and how long does it last; where to find breastfeeding help; how to ask for help; homecare options; what are realistic going-back-to-work options; how to relieve the isolation of at-home mothers; what to say (and not to say) to family members. Drawn from three years of research and the author's own experience, each chapter is filled with the practical suggestions and hands-on solutions provided by doctors, nurses, midwives, other caregivers, policymakers, and over 100 new mothers. Also included are many real-life stories told by women in their own voices; checklists; a prenatal and postpartum questionnaire to help assess and plan needs; reading lists; resource listings; and a separate chapter for second-, third-, or more-time moms.

"Synopsis" by , Nine comprehensive chapters cover resources, networks, information, stories and advice to nurture, validate and empower the new mother with practical suggestions and hands-on solutions provided by doctors, nurses, midwives, other caregivers, and more than 100 new mothers.
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