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Author Edelman, Hope.
Title Motherless mothers : how losing a mother shapes the parent you become / Hope Edelman.
Published New York : Harper, c2007.
Book Cover

 Floor3  HQ759 .E25 2007    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Harper pbk. ed.
Description xxxiii, 410 p. : port. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-396) and index.
Contents Motherhood and mourning: the power to heal -- Pregnancy: time to prepare -- Labor and delivery: crossing the threshold -- Postpartum: the first six weeks -- Getting attached: mother-child bonding -- Zero to four: raising babies, toddlers, and preschoolers -- The absent grandmother: filling the void -- The grandma in heaven: explaining death to kids -- Protective parenting: keeping everyone safe -- Five to twelve: the school-age years -- The drive to survive: keeping yourself safe -- It's about the child: keeping the focus clear -- Raising teenagers: the zone of the unknown.
Note A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2006 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Subject Mothers -- Psychology.
Adult children -- Psychology.
Maternal deprivation.
Loss (Psychology)
Mothers and daughters.
ISBN 9780060532468 (pbk.)
0060532467 (pbk.)
OCLC number 148047122