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Uncertain Motherhood Negotiating the Risks of the Childbearing Years by Peggy-Anne Field

Uncertain Motherhood Negotiating the Risks of the Childbearing Years


Uncertain Motherhood Negotiating the Risks of the Childbearing Years by Peggy-Anne Field

Uncertain Motherhood presents research on maternal behaviour among women who have less than optimal outcomes in pregnancy. The contributors examine mothers' reactions to infertility, unwanted pregnancy, `at-risk' pregnancy, stillbirth, birth of a preterm baby and the birth of a baby with a birth defect. The purpose of the book is to develop an understanding of the women's experiences in order to assist caregivers in the provision informed care.

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Publication date

23rd August 1994


Peggy-Anne Field

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SAGE Publications Inc


320 pages


Community nursing
Gynaecology & obstetrics
Medical research
Public health & preventive medicine



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