Fathers of Substance-Exposed Infants During the Perinatal Period and Beyond.

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Twomey, Jean E.
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National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center.
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This article emphasizes the need to provide therapeutic eservices to fathers of substance-exposed infants. It discusses expanding roles, expectations, and opportunities for fathers, and the influence of fathers on their children. The fatherhood experiences of substance-using men are shared and vignettes offer two examples of partners of perinatal substance users who were actively involved in parenting their children. 29 references.

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