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Description - Your Pregnancy & Newborn Journey by Jeanne Warren Lindsay

Ages 12 to 20 years. Sharing experiences and insights that will help other teens face the realities of impending parenthood, pregnant and parenting teens offer young expectant mothers advice for carrying and delivering a healthy baby. Medical concerns such as foetal development, nutrition, and risks related to smoking, alcohol, and drugs are discussed, and labour and delivery are described in detail -- often through the words of teenagers who have already delivered. Focusing on the needs of the young mother and those of her partner, this guide also stresses the importance of staying in school, graduating, and gaining job skills. Including numerous quotes from teenage fathers, but sensitive to the fact that many pregnant teens do not have a positive relationship with their baby's father, this book provides knowledge that will improve a young mother's chances of having a satisfying experience with or without a partner's assistance.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932538007
ISBN-10: 1932538003
Format: Paperback / softback
(140mm x 215mm x 19mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Morning Glory Press Inc
Publisher: Morning Glory Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jeanne Warren Lindsay

Jeanne Warren Lindsay is the founder of Morning Glory Press and the author of 21 books for and about pregnant and parenting teens, including Discipline from Birth to Three, Nurturing Your Newborn, and Your Pregnancy and Newborn Journey. In 1972, Jeanne founded the Teen Parent Program in the ABC Unified School District in Cerritos, California, and taught there for 16 years. She is the editor of PPT Express, a quarterly newsletter for teachers and others working with parents. She lives in Buena Park, California. Evelyn Lerman is the author of Safer Sex: The New Morality and Teen Moms: The Pain and the Promise. She lives in Sarasota, Florida. Jean Brunelli, PHN, is the co-author of Tu embarazo y el nacimiento del beb+. She lives in La Palma, California.

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