menu

Shouldn't I Be Happy : Emotional Problems of Pregnant and Postpartum Women
by Shaila Misri




Overview -
A guide for expectant and new mothers on emotional issues associated with parenthood, including post-partum depression.

Pregnancy and childbirth are a happy and joyous time for some women, but for others the experience can be one of anxiety, fear, and confusion. Because our society cherishes pregnancy and motherhood, many women suffer in silence when their experience is anything less than sublime. How do they explain their unhappiness to spouses, friends, and family, and how can they know if what they are experiencing are the normal mood fluctuations of pregnancy or if they should seek professional help?

In Shouldn't I Be Happy? professor of clinical psychiatry and obstetrics and gynecology, Shaila Misri offers specific advice on emotional issues associated with parenthood--from marital problems to grieving the loss of a child. She also counsels women on coping with the common stresses that accompany the course of pregnancy and early motherhood and addresses common questions every expectant and new mother has as they are introduced to parenthood.

  Read Full Product Description
 
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup At Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 6 copies from $3.45
 
Download

Format: EPUB What's this?
This item is available only to U.S. billing addresses.
 
 
 

More About Shouldn't I Be Happy by Shaila Misri

 
 
 

Overview

A guide for expectant and new mothers on emotional issues associated with parenthood, including post-partum depression.

Pregnancy and childbirth are a happy and joyous time for some women, but for others the experience can be one of anxiety, fear, and confusion. Because our society cherishes pregnancy and motherhood, many women suffer in silence when their experience is anything less than sublime. How do they explain their unhappiness to spouses, friends, and family, and how can they know if what they are experiencing are the normal mood fluctuations of pregnancy or if they should seek professional help?

In Shouldn't I Be Happy? professor of clinical psychiatry and obstetrics and gynecology, Shaila Misri offers specific advice on emotional issues associated with parenthood--from marital problems to grieving the loss of a child. She also counsels women on coping with the common stresses that accompany the course of pregnancy and early motherhood and addresses common questions every expectant and new mother has as they are introduced to parenthood.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743237604
  • ISBN-10: 0743237609
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publish Date: February 2002
  • Page Count: 364
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.91 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.97 pounds


Related Categories

 

BAM Customer Reviews