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This comprehensive guide to childbirth preparation offers important lessons in just how natural birth can be for both childbearing couples and professionals. Active Birth helps mothers participate more actively in pregnancy and childbirth and brings back some of the instinctive common sense that is often over-looked by modern obstetrics.
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Hundreds of thousands of children in this country are without permanent homes, waiting in foster homes and institutions for families to adopt them. In “a book that social workers and parents have been waiting for” (Child Welfare), Claudia Jewett explains just what is in store for those who decide to open their hearts to a waiting child.
By Adam Pertman
Paperback , $16.95
When it was first published ten years ago, Adoption Nation represented the first comprehensive overview of adoption issues facing America, pulling together and sorting out the confusing and contradictory masses of information relating to adoption’s politics, policies, and practices. In this completely revised and updated edition, Pertman continues where he left off, disentangling the myths and prejudices surrounding adoption, foster care, and nontraditional family structures.
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In this supportive and comprehensive guide for women and their partners who have experienced one or more miscarriages, Danielsson provides expertly reviewed, carefully documented medical information, anecdotes and inspiring stories from couples who have had a baby after losing one, and a chapter just for dads. This invaluable resource will help couples cope and move forward after pregnancy loss.
By Ellen Wright
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In Around the Table, Ellen Wright offers 24 seasonal menus for easy, off-the-cuff but still stylish entertaining for family and friends. Ellen’s philosophy is to keep it simple, fun, and delicious. The menus are designed for ease of preparation, and every recipe contains useful do-ahead tips and short-cuts meant to get the host out of the kitchen and into the conversation.