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Title: SO YOU WANT TO BE A MEDICAL MUM?
By: Emma Hill
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0199237581
ISBN 13: 9780199237586
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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 14 February, 2008
Series: Success in Medicine
Pages: 248
Description: In 2006 over 60% of medical graduates in the UK were female. Some of these women, at some point, will choose to have a child. This book is a guide to balancing being a doctor and a mother, to dealing with the unique position facing female doctors, and acts as a guide through the maze of parenthood.
Synopsis: In 2006 over 60% of medical graduates in the UK were female, and the number of women going to medical school as 'mature students' is steadily increasing. Some of these women will, at some point, choose to have a baby, but the question always asked is how to fit it in with a medical career? Along with the problem of finding time to actually have a baby, and coping as a pregnant doctor, there is the problem of finding information when it is most needed. This book addresses this problem, bringing a wealth of information together in one easy-to-use resource. Written by a mother, who has faced the joys and frustrations of combining medicine and being a mother, this book is a "one-stop-shop" for all mothers and mums-to-be.
Illustrations: 21 halftones
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Prizes: Winner of Shortlisted in the Specialist readership section of the MJA Open
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