Pregnancy, Parturition and the Puerperium

  • Harry E. Mayhew
  • John L. Duhring


Each developmental stage of the family life cycle offers an opportunity for growth. Although the most dramatic effects may be experienced with the first pregnancy, each subsequent event creates a new social system. Pregnancy is not an isolated biologic event but includes the transformation of a wife to a mother and a husband to a father, each with a new identity and role.


Cesarean Section Amniotic Fluid Ectopic Pregnancy Postpartum Depression Fetal Distress 
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  • Harry E. Mayhew
  • John L. Duhring

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