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Psychological effects of motherhood

a study of first pregnancy

by Myra Leifer

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Childbirth -- Psychological aspects.,
  • First pregnancy.,
  • Motherhood.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMyra Leifer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG560 .L44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 291 p. ;
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4421768M
    ISBN 10003055781X, 0030557763
    LC Control Number79026179


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