10.4102/curationis.v13i1/2.292

The experience of black parents/caretakers with the births and care of a child with profound congenital defects

Abstract

The reaction of Black families to the birth and care of a baby with profound congenital defects was researched using twenty case studies. It was found that the families went through stages of the grieving process, that they shifted from the Western/Christian viewpoint to the traditional viewpoint in their struggle to cope and that they find the existing services grossly inadequate

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This paper was published in Directory of Open Access Journals.

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