Maternal-fetal attachment in pregnant women who use illicit drugs.

@article{Shieh2002MaternalfetalAI,
  title={Maternal-fetal attachment in pregnant women who use illicit drugs.},
  author={C Shieh and Melva Kravitz},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={156-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore cognitive, affective, and altruistic dimensions of maternal-fetal attachment in pregnant women who use illicit drugs. DESIGN Content analysis with deductive and inductive coding methods was used to uncover common themes in each dimension of attachment. SETTING A prenatal clinic of a tertiary medical center in the northeastern United States. PARTICIPANTS Forty pregnant women. Inclusion criteria were the following: used illicit drugs after the last menstrual period, had… CONTINUE READING
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