Parenthood transforms you. Even before this crisis, you may have experienced a wide range of feelings triggered by pregnancy, birth, and welcoming a new baby. The NICU experience challenges your emotional coping, your developing parental identity, your relationship skills, and your ability to adjust.Intensive Parenting explores the emotions of parenting in the neonatal intensive care unit, from in-hospital through issues and concerns after the child is home. Deboral L. Davis and Mara Tesler Stein describe and affirm the wide range of experiences and emotional reactions that occur in the NICU and offer strategies for parents coping with their baby's condition and hospitalization.
Fulcrum Publishing; May 2016
- ISBN 9781682750377
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
- Title: Intensive Parenting
- Author: Deborah Davis; Maria Tesler Stein
Imprint: Fulcrum Publishing
About The Author
Deborah L. Davis, Ph.d., is a developmental psychologist and writer who is the author of several books that support grieving parents including Empty Cradle, Broken Heart: Surviving the Death of Your Baby and Loving and Letting Go. Mara Tesler Stein, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist. She consults to health care providers and hospitals, guiding their efforts to improve the level of psychological support and care to families in Labor and Delivery and in the NCIU. She specializes in the emotional aspects of coping with crisis around pregnancy and parenting.