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The Resource Our heartbreaking choices : forty-six women share their stories of interrupting a much-wanted pregnancy, [edited by] Christie Brooks

Our heartbreaking choices : forty-six women share their stories of interrupting a much-wanted pregnancy, [edited by] Christie Brooks

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Our heartbreaking choices : forty-six women share their stories of interrupting a much-wanted pregnancy
Title
Our heartbreaking choices
Title remainder
forty-six women share their stories of interrupting a much-wanted pregnancy
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Christie Brooks
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is about abortion, but more specifically, about abortions sought due to a poor prenatal diagnosis or due to serious maternal health complications. Containing 46 personal stories from women who decided to interrupt a much-wanted and often times, much-planned, pregnancy
Cataloging source
NTG
Dewey number
363.46
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Brooks, Christie
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Our heartbreaking choices : forty-six women share their stories of interrupting a much-wanted pregnancy, [edited by] Christie Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Abby's story, "Dear Isaac-" : bilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney disease -- Adrianne's story, "I am a good mom" : Turner syndrome -- Amanda's story, "An angel is born" : Down syndrome -- Amy's story, "A heartbreaking choice and twin reduction, Kayla's story" : Down syndrome in a twin pregnancy -- Ayliea's story, "My miracle baby" : Down syndrome -- Barbara's story, "A letter to Julian" : Down syndrome -- Briar's story, "Rethinking choice" : Down syndrome -- Carrie's story, "Our warrior princess" : Cat eye syndrome -- Catherine's story, "The blue marble" : Down syndrome -- Christie's story, "Even the darkest cloud has a silver lining" : Congenital diaphragmatic hernia -- Christina's story, "My forgotten son" : Spina bifida, omphalocele, heart defect -- Claire's story, "The three-year mark" : Ring supernumerary marker chromosome -- Colette's story, "My chance at motherhood" : Multifetal pregnancy reduction -- Corinne's story, "My journey of loss and endurance" : Down syndrome -- Dana's story, "Wanted" -- Down syndrome and hypoplastic left heart syndrome -- Dawn's story, "Making the childfree choice after a heartbreaking choice" : Hyperemesis gravidarum -- Ellen's story, "Bittersweet blessings" : Spina bifida -- Emme Bea's story, "Christopher's gift" : Cystic fibrosis -- Jen's story, "My greatest gift" : Lethal skeletal dysplasia -- Jennifer's story, "Expecting" : Turner syndrome -- Jenny's story, "It is not the length of life, but the depth of life" : Trisomy 18 -- Jess' story, "I miss them both" : Trisomy 13 -- Jessica's story, "Our brief but bright light" : Lethal skeletal dysplasia -- Karen's story, "My journey to parenthood" : Uniparental disomy cystic fibrosis --
  • Karen H.'s story, "Gambling with the odds" : Cystic fibrosis -- Kathryn's story, "What are the odds?" : Peroxisome biogenesis disorder, Zellweger syndrome spectrum -- Kendall's story, "My son, my teacher" : Spina bifida -- KerriAnn's story, "A mother's intuition" : Multicystic dysplastic kidney disease -- Kristi's story, "Did she think I wouldn't love her?" : Anencephaly -- Liz's story, "Heartache into healing" : Trisomy 18 -- Louise's story, "His big brother" : Spina bifida -- Lucy's story, "Lucy, James, and Sevi" : Renal defect, oligohydramnios -- Marsha's story, "My cross to bear" : Severe hydrocephalus, absence of cerebellum -- Mary's story, "Because we loved her, the story of a late-term termination" : Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome -- Michele's story, "Why I go on" : Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ring 15 chromosome -- Nicole's story, "Lightning strikes twice" : Spina bifada -- Renee's story, "Protecting my boys" : Polycystic kidney disease -- Sara's story, "Indelible" : Down syndrome -- Shari's story, "An atheist's perspective : allegedly pregnant" : Down syndrome -- Suzanne's story, "Change of plans" : Trisomy 18 -- T's story, "Autosomal dominant genetic disorder" : Nail-patella syndrome -- Tammy's story, "Too special for Earth" : Anencephaly -- Tania's story, "Surviving Jacob's broken heart" : Complex heart defects -- TJ's story, "An unexpected diagnosis of Down syndrome" : Down syndrome -- Wendy's story, "Broken dreams" : Spina bifida -- Zaylie's story, "Having hope" : Severe hydrocephalus, oligohydramnios
Control code
ocn298265919
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xix, 394 p.
Isbn
9780595530472
System control number
(OCoLC)298265919
Label
Our heartbreaking choices : forty-six women share their stories of interrupting a much-wanted pregnancy, [edited by] Christie Brooks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Abby's story, "Dear Isaac-" : bilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney disease -- Adrianne's story, "I am a good mom" : Turner syndrome -- Amanda's story, "An angel is born" : Down syndrome -- Amy's story, "A heartbreaking choice and twin reduction, Kayla's story" : Down syndrome in a twin pregnancy -- Ayliea's story, "My miracle baby" : Down syndrome -- Barbara's story, "A letter to Julian" : Down syndrome -- Briar's story, "Rethinking choice" : Down syndrome -- Carrie's story, "Our warrior princess" : Cat eye syndrome -- Catherine's story, "The blue marble" : Down syndrome -- Christie's story, "Even the darkest cloud has a silver lining" : Congenital diaphragmatic hernia -- Christina's story, "My forgotten son" : Spina bifida, omphalocele, heart defect -- Claire's story, "The three-year mark" : Ring supernumerary marker chromosome -- Colette's story, "My chance at motherhood" : Multifetal pregnancy reduction -- Corinne's story, "My journey of loss and endurance" : Down syndrome -- Dana's story, "Wanted" -- Down syndrome and hypoplastic left heart syndrome -- Dawn's story, "Making the childfree choice after a heartbreaking choice" : Hyperemesis gravidarum -- Ellen's story, "Bittersweet blessings" : Spina bifida -- Emme Bea's story, "Christopher's gift" : Cystic fibrosis -- Jen's story, "My greatest gift" : Lethal skeletal dysplasia -- Jennifer's story, "Expecting" : Turner syndrome -- Jenny's story, "It is not the length of life, but the depth of life" : Trisomy 18 -- Jess' story, "I miss them both" : Trisomy 13 -- Jessica's story, "Our brief but bright light" : Lethal skeletal dysplasia -- Karen's story, "My journey to parenthood" : Uniparental disomy cystic fibrosis --
  • Karen H.'s story, "Gambling with the odds" : Cystic fibrosis -- Kathryn's story, "What are the odds?" : Peroxisome biogenesis disorder, Zellweger syndrome spectrum -- Kendall's story, "My son, my teacher" : Spina bifida -- KerriAnn's story, "A mother's intuition" : Multicystic dysplastic kidney disease -- Kristi's story, "Did she think I wouldn't love her?" : Anencephaly -- Liz's story, "Heartache into healing" : Trisomy 18 -- Louise's story, "His big brother" : Spina bifida -- Lucy's story, "Lucy, James, and Sevi" : Renal defect, oligohydramnios -- Marsha's story, "My cross to bear" : Severe hydrocephalus, absence of cerebellum -- Mary's story, "Because we loved her, the story of a late-term termination" : Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome -- Michele's story, "Why I go on" : Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ring 15 chromosome -- Nicole's story, "Lightning strikes twice" : Spina bifada -- Renee's story, "Protecting my boys" : Polycystic kidney disease -- Sara's story, "Indelible" : Down syndrome -- Shari's story, "An atheist's perspective : allegedly pregnant" : Down syndrome -- Suzanne's story, "Change of plans" : Trisomy 18 -- T's story, "Autosomal dominant genetic disorder" : Nail-patella syndrome -- Tammy's story, "Too special for Earth" : Anencephaly -- Tania's story, "Surviving Jacob's broken heart" : Complex heart defects -- TJ's story, "An unexpected diagnosis of Down syndrome" : Down syndrome -- Wendy's story, "Broken dreams" : Spina bifida -- Zaylie's story, "Having hope" : Severe hydrocephalus, oligohydramnios
Control code
ocn298265919
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xix, 394 p.
Isbn
9780595530472
System control number
(OCoLC)298265919

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