Practice Guidance

Impact of prenatal neglect

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Learning points Understand what is meant by prenatal neglect. Explore what factors would constitute prenatal neglect. Contents Introduction What do we mean by ‘prenatal neglect’? Substance misuse Smoking Failure to keep prenatal appointments Attachment Domestic violence The role of the father Conclusion References This guide is part of Community Care Inform’s knowledge and practice hub […]

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