Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D. is a developmental psychologist and writer who specializes in the emotional aspects of coping with crisis during pregnancy and infancy, and medical ethics and decision-making during pregnancy and in the NICU. She is the author of several books for bereaved parents and parents of premature babies and has written many articles for parents and professionals.
""Empty Cradle, Broken Heart" is written with great awareness and
sensitivity. Deborah Davis gets it just right." -Sheila Kitzinger,
author of "The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth"
..".there is comfort in these pages." -"Mothering" magazine
"This gentle book fills a void often overlooked how it feels to lose a baby during or shortly after pregnancy." -Booklist
"Davis speaks directly to the emotional and physical needs of bereaved parents." -Judith Lasker, author of "When Pregnancy Fails"
"This book is a comprehensive resource for bereaved parents and the practitioners who help them." -THANATOS, "A Realistic Journal Concerning Dying, Death and Bereavement"
"As the mother of a stillborn son, I find this book to be the best I've found to date (and I've read at least 20!)." -J. Walter, Pennsylvania
"The best book on this subject. I did a huge amount of reading after I lost my baby, and I can tell you that this book is head and shoulders above anything else I've read on this subject. -A. Douglas, Canada