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Culturally sensitive, thoroughly researched, clearly presented, this book fills an enormous gap in literature on women's health. -- Penny Simkin, founder, Doulas of America

Few works address the needs of the new mother during the first 12 months of her child's life. Mothering the New Mother is designed to fill that gap. -- Ways of Caring, published by La Leche League International

Thoroughly well-written and very much needed. -- Booklist

About the Author

Sally Placksin is an award-winning nonfiction writer and writer-producer of many programs heard over public radio, including the program Mothering theNew Mother. She lives in New York City and has two children.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Second Edition edition (April 20, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1557043175
  • ISBN-13: 978-1557043177
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #66,203 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 22, 2003
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I found this book to be an excellent comfort, as well as a great practical resource. The book sensitively and honestly addresses the wide range of emotions I experienced after my child's birth--many of these emotions I didn't expect, and some scared me. I recommend this book to any expectant parent--I found it reassuring to turn to for support.
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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful By A Alchemy on October 2, 2000
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This book really helped me after the birth of my first child. So much info and support for all the things that nobody prepares you for. All the birth prep focuses on the actual birth, nothing for the feelings and challenges afterwards as a new Mom. This book does that. Especially helpful to me was the section on PPD.
Read it, before you need it!
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Lauren Ross on May 6, 2007
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As a new mom and as a therapist specializing in postpartum issues, I highly recommend this book. It's an excellent resource for families expecting a baby, covering important topics such as postpartum depression and anxiety, building a support network, and how to plan for the postpartum period in order to make a smooth transition into parenthood.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Maggie on November 15, 2010
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I read this book for my postpartum doula certification. It is so helpful and really makes me feel more confident in working with new mothers. An excellent book that is a wonderful resource for anyone who has a friend or family member who is having a baby.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By mlp on August 30, 2011
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I felt this book was insightful into some experiences that new mothers have. It was helpful to read that other mothers have experiences that were similar to my own at times. The book also gives a good perspective for partners, friends, doulas, or other family members about what a new mother may want/need during those first several weeks/months of development into a new parent.

Sometimes we think of the birth or pregnancy as the development into a parent and forget that the first year is quite the transformation as well. This book discusses that transformation from the perspective of women that have gone through it. A very useful book.
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