Twin And Triplet Psychology

Author: Audrey Sandbank
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134670222
Size: 46.70 MB
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Information on the special needs and natures of twins and multiples is often difficult for professionals to obtain. Twin and Triplet Psychology fills this gap, helping professionals to be better-equipped to offer advice to parents and twins alike. Examining the psychology of twinship throughout the lifespan, the book includes chapters on: * twins in-utero temperament development and inter-twin behaviour before and after birth * antenatal and postnatal influences on family relationships * twins with special needs * the death of a twin * twins in secondary school and adolescence.

Pathology Of Multiple Pregnancy

Author: Virginia J. Baldwin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387940113
Size: 72.92 MB
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Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy collates case material from over 500 autopsies (including embryos) and 1200 placentas from twins, triplets, and higher multiples with selected literature on human multiple reproduction. It emphasizes important new concepts of pathophysiology and interpretation of less than ideal outcomes of multiple conception based on over 30 years experience in the field. Aspects of perinatal pathology unique to twins and higher multiples are emphasized, with practical suggestions for the service pathologist, including items of potential medico-legal significance. Controversial topics, such as the value of studies of concordance for diseases or malformations, and the significance of inter-twin anastomoses, are addressed and suggestions made for further investigation. A close working relationship between pathologists and clinical colleagues is encouraged by discussion of clinico-pathological correlations. And, the most recent discussions on mechanisms of twinning and genetic versus environmental influences on the development of twins are presented.

Signifying Bodies

Author: G. Thomas Couser
Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr
ISBN:
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Sheds new light on the memoir boom by asking: Is the genre basically about disability?

Les Jumeaux Et Leur P Diatre

Author: M. Dehan
Publisher: Doin
ISBN: 2704013187
Size: 43.55 MB
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Les jumeaux ont-ils un risque de voir survenir des problèmes médicaux particuliers, somatiques et psychologiques, au-delà de la période périnatale ? Quelles sont les attentes des parents de jumeaux pour le suivi de leurs enfants par les médecins ? Quelles sont les spécificités d'une consultation pédiatrique de jumeaux ? Quels conseils peut-on proposer pour leur scolarisation ? Comment se comporter en cas de décès de l'un d'entre eux ? Et que connaissons-nous de la sexualité des jumeaux, de l'acquisition de leur identité, de la difficulté à être parents de jumeaux ? Ce sont quelques-unes des questions abordées dans cet ouvrage collectif, dont l'ambition est de fournir aux professionnels de l'enfance des éléments de connaissance sur les particularités des jumeaux, afin de leur permettre d'adapter au mieux leur prise en charge. Ce livre aborde également le problème fascinant de l'importance respective de l'inné et de l'acquis dans le devenir et le développement de chacun d'entre nous, par le biais des nouvelles données de l'épigénétique.

Everything You Need To Know To Have A Healthy Twin Pregnancy

Author: Gila Leiter
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 0307834034
Size: 48.28 MB
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Twins...triplets...quads...finally! The book that answers all your questions about multiple birth--written by a doctor who is a mother of twins herself Over ten years ago when Dr. Gila Leiter, herself an OB/GYN,was pregnant with twins, the book she desperately needed wasn'tavailable. Now it is: Everything You Need to Know to Have a Healthy Twin Pregnancy. Taking you step-by-step through the processes of pregnancy and birth, Dr. Leiter shares her professional and personal expertise, providing answers to all your questions, plus practical know-how, psychological support, and extensive resources for this most joyous--and overwhelming--experience, whether you're having two babies...or four! Learn: The latest in fertility treatments and reproductive technology,and the probable outcome What to expect, trimester by trimester Concrete suggestions for working through your hopes, fears, and fantasies Who should seek genetic counseling How to avoid preterm labor and premature delivery--and what to do if it's unavoidable Recommended vitamins and minerals--plus do's and don'ts All about medications: what you can take, can't take, must take What you should know if you're going to have a C-section Specific ideas for nurturing yourself and reducing stress The birthing process and what to expect in the delivery room Twelve questions to ask the doctor you're considering choosing for your pediatrician What it's like to bring babies home--and what you'll needto manage your new family And much more