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Fetal alcohol syndrome : New Zealand birth mothers' experiences / Jenny Salmon.

By: Salmon, Jenny (Jennifer Valerie).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Dunmore Pub., 2007Description: 109 pages : portraits ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877399190 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Fetal alcohol syndrome -- New Zealand -- Popular works | Alcoholism in pregnancy | Maternal health services | Physician and patient | Pregnant women -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes | Fetal alcohol syndrome -- New Zealand | Maternal health services -- New ZealandDDC classification: 362.198326861
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Parenting Collection 618.32 SAL 1 Available

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This book tells the stories of eight New Zealand women who gave birth to children suffering from fetal alcohol syndrome or fetal alcohol effects (now known collectively as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder). The struggles of these women to raise their disabled children in a society where everything from the legal system to education can be unsympathetic to their needs makes absorbing reading. This is an excellent resource for women wanting to conceive, general practitioners, nurses, students and others in the fields of health, medicine and social work.

Includes bibliographical references (93-107).

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