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Real Parents, Real Children : Parenting the Adopted Child - Holly van Gulden

Real Parents, Real Children

Parenting the Adopted Child

Paperback Published: 1st September 1995
ISBN: 9780824515140
Number Of Pages: 288

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Required reading for adoptive families, those considering adoption, or professionals in the field. This practical, informative book covers topics of vital importance to adoptive parents with sensitivity and insight. The authors bring years of experience to the complex emotional issues that parents will negotiate, and expert advice on establishing a healthy, loving parent-child relationship.

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Essential reading for all adoptive parents, those considering adoption, and the professionals who serve these families.--Susan Freivalds

Parenting Is Parenting - Or Is It?p. 3
Bonding: The Love Questionp. 13
Grief and Lossp. 30
Identity and the Adopted Childp. 53
Pregnancy Without a Due Date: Preplacement and Postplacement Stressp. 70
On Moving Childrenp. 88
Growing Up Adopted: The Developing Childp. 105
Early Infancy: The First Six Monthsp. 112
The Older Infant - Separation and Individuation: Six to Thirty-six Monthsp. 124
The Preschool Years: Three to Five Yearsp. 164
Middle Childhood: Six to Ten Yearsp. 191
Adolescence: Eleven to Eighteen Yearsp. 212
School and the Adopted Childp. 241
Adoption Issues in Adulthoodp. 252
On Being Familyp. 257
Bibliographyp. 263
Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9780824515140
ISBN-10: 0824515145
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st September 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Type: New edition

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