Born after Loss: The Invisible Child in Adulthood

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Publication Date: 
01/2006
Page Count: 
20
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3
Price: $10.00
Abstract: 

Early childhood literature suggests children born after the loss of an infant sibling are at risk for attachment disorders, yet there continues to be a lack of intervention available to support the parents of these children during their pregnancies. The stories of these adult subsequent children give meaning to why attachment disorders can result and provide a strong case for intervention around infant loss and the subsequent pregnancy. Contrary to other studies on this topic, these participants summarize healing and hope.

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