Education for Parenting
A Guide for Health Professionals
By (author) Mary L. Nolan
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Education for Parenting by Mary L. Nolan
Book DescriptionHow can future parents best be prepared for parenting? And what kind of support and help can health professionals really give all parents? This book explores the skills that health professionals need in order to support parents' efforts to be "good enough" . It looks at the basic skills of adult education and how these can be applied, and it also takes a practical approach to the realistic support health professionals can give.The book looks not only at the needs of every parent but also of those with particular needs and issues. It asks and attempts to answer: what are the challenges facing parents who adopt a child? How does it feel to have carried, given birth to and parent a child whose genetic material is not your own? What are the most effective ways of communicating with parents who have learning difficulties? How can you help the parent of a child with a disability to celebrate the child rather than focus on the disability? How can women in prison be helped to make the transition to motherhood?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780702026416
(244mm x 188mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Bailliere Tindall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mary L. Nolan
Home Birth, Hardback (November 2010)
The rhetoric of choice is much used in UK health policy and home birth is one of the three options that women are entitled to choose between when deciding where to have their baby. This book focuses on the experiences of women whose choices were opposed by health professionals during their pregnancy journey.
Birth and Parenting Skills, Paperback (December 2004)» View all books by Mary L. Nolan
Presents a research-based account of the status of antenatal education, focusing on the key challenges it faces and offering suggestions for how these challenges might best be met. This title also includes an account of how the principles and practices of adult education should inform antenatal education.
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Author Biography - Mary L. Nolan
Mary Nolan is an antenatal teacher and tutor with the National Childbirth Trust.
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