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Author Bergum, Vangie.

Title A child on her mind : the experience of becoming a mother / Vangie Bergum.

Published Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.8743 BERG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [175]-185) and index.
Contents 1. Becoming Mother -- 2. Mothers Giving Birth. Will I lose myself? / Christine Martin. Somewhere the focus changes / Jane Gibson. Worse than a headache / Susan McLaren. Is this what having a kid is like? / Anna Gurley -- 3. Adoption's Two Mothers. Ready yesterday / Connie Hancock. Not really mine / Hannah Eldridge. It gives you a stake / Joan Bell. It'll never go away ... never / Sally Corbett. I've really felt life / Lorrie Newton. Will I always be his mother? / Nel Henry. My heart broke wide open / Jesse Abbott. He was ours / Barbara Campbell. Changing my mind / Pauline Earl. Responsible choice / Lorrie Newton. A bundle of knots untied / Karin Perry. A friend among friends / Gwen Reid -- 4. Teen Mothers. No easy way out / Carole Benson. I'm too young for this / Holly Radcliff. You and your daughter / Rachel O'Donnell. Nobody wants to give me a break! / Celine Merrill. I was so bad / Jasmine Jonson -- 5. The Way of the Mother. Fragmented thinking / Katherine Lang.
Positive anger / Regina Hobbs. How could it happen so fast? / Brenda Watson. Who is responsible? / Homeless Girl.
Summary Explores the experience and learnings of women who become mothers through birth and adoption.
Subject Motherhood.
Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects.
Childbirth -- Psychological aspects.
Mother and child.
ISBN 0897894464 (alk. paper)
0897894472 (paperback: alk. paper)