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Choosing Naia

A Family"s Journey

by Mitchell Zuckoff

  • 393 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child care & upbringing,
  • Neurology (Specific Aspects),
  • Obstetrics,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Children with Special Needs,
  • Learning Disabilities,
  • Health & Fitness / General,
  • Diseases - General,
  • Health - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7944663M
    ISBN 100807028177
    ISBN 109780807028179
    OCLC/WorldCa52878261

    This six-part narrative is now a classic, instructive for its solid structure, rounded characters and close reporting. Notice the ways that Zuckoff weaves medical background and the details of Naia’s case into the narrative. He also reports finely, choosing pertinent details, ones that heighten the emotional valence of the piece. Note this early example: Zuckoff . Chapter 16 "She's not pink" Chapter 17 "I didn't get my kiss from Naia this morning" Chapter 18 "It's like her birth, when she didn't cry" Chapter 19 "Naia is a miracle just as she is" Chapter 20 "Da-Da!" PART III Chapter 21 "We have the encycopedia, but we don't have Hamlet" Chapter 22 "You kind of know you can live through it" Chapter 23 "Naia!Pages:

    In December , the Globe published a six-part series called ''Choosing Naia: A Family's Journey,'' about a couple's decision to continue a pregnancy after learning their child would have Down syndrome and a heart defect. Globe special projects writer Mitchell Zuckoff has expanded and updated the story in a new book, also called ''Choosing. Description of the book "Choosing Naia: A Family's Journey": A dramatic and carefully detailed account of one family's journey through the maze of genetic counseling, medical technology, and disability rights; destined to become required reading for anyone touched by any of these issues. Reviews of the Choosing Naia: A Family's Journey.

      This is a beautifully written book about a family’s most difficult choice during pregnancy. Choosing Naia is a very detailed account of a family’s choice to continue their pregnancy when they are faced with uncertainty. Not only is Naia’s story explained with fear, excitement, and love but many facts about Down Syndrome and the true. In this meandering yet irresistibly absorbing book, Lehr (co-author of the bestselling Black Mass, about a turncoat FBI agent) and Zuckoff (Choosing Naia, about a Down syndrome child) recount the.


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For all readers it will enhance understanding of family building and of human : Beacon Press. CHOOSING NAIA: A Family's Journey Mitchell Zuckoff, Author Buy this book After Naia's birth, the Fairchilds struggle to keep her alive and fight to strengthen her for heart surgery, while.

Investigative reporter Mitchell Zuckoff spent hundreds of hours with Tierney and Greg, and the result is "Choosing Naia," a book that began as a series of articles in the Boston Globe.

This is the story of a couple's arduous journey, an eye-opening look at the history of Down syndrome, and a detailed explanation of what such a diagnosis means /5. Choosing Naia: a family's journey User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Zuckoff expands upon his award-winning series of newspaper articles of the same name in this book about the heartbreak that arises when modern medicine's astounding ability to identify problems while 5/5(1).

Choosing Naia is a powerful and important book.” –Michael Bérubé, author of Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child “Choosing Naia is an accurate and courageous book, a chronicle with a joyous outcome.

For all readers it will enhance. Choosing Naia is a very detailed account of a family's choice to continue their pregnancy with a child prenatally diagnosed with Down Syndrome.

The book is written by Mitchell Zuckoff, a Boston Globe reporter. Because of that, I think it is a bit more difficult to read/5(20). A meticulously researched, empathetic account, expanded from a series Zuckoff wrote for the Boston Globe, about a young couple’s decision to continue with a pregnancy after they learned the baby had Down’s syndrome.

Though this is a story about one particular couple, the issues raised—the availability of increasingly sophisticated prenatal testing, the option of legal abortion, and. Book Excerpt, 'Choosing Naia' By. ABC News. January 6,PM. 19 min read. 19 min read. Dec. 24, -- What do you do when you find out the baby you are carrying has a.

Choosing Naia A Family's Journey (Book): Zuckoff, Mitchell: Choosing Naia is a powerful story, based on an award-winning series of articles about a.

Zuckoff's conversational style makes "Choosing Naia" flow smoothly. Throughout the book, the author provides valuable information on such topics as genetic testing and counseling, early intervention for children with Down syndrome, and the importance of networking in order to get the most valuable information and assistance for your child.5/5(4).

Choosing Naia is a powerful and important book." --Michael Bérubé, author of Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child "Choosing Naia is an accurate and courageous book, a chronicle with a joyous outcome.

For all readers it will enhance understanding of family building and of human values. Mitchell S. Zuckoff (born Ap ) is an American professor of journalism at Boston books include Lost in Shangri-La and 13 Hours ().

Mitchell is a graduate of John F Kennedy High School in Bellmore, New York (Class of ). Get this from a library. Choosing Naia: a family's journey. [Mitchell Zuckoff] -- Follows the experiences of one couple after they learn their unborn child has Down syndrome, discussing how the ability to diagnose problems in the womb forces would-be parents to confront difficult.

Choosing Naia is a powerful and important book." --Michael Bérubé, author of Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child "Choosing Naia is an accurate and courageous book, a chronicle with a joyous outcome.

For all readers it will enhance understanding of family building and of human values. I recommend it earnestly."/5(). This six-part narrative is now a classic, instructive for its solid structure, rounded characters and close reporting.

Notice the ways that Zuckoff weaves medical background and the details of Naia’s case into the narrative. He also reports finely, choosing pertinent details, ones that heighten the emotional valence of the piece. Note this early example: Zuckoff. and the result is "Choosing Naia," a book that began as a series of articles in the Boston Globe.

This is the story of a couple's arduous journey, an eye-opening look at the history of Down syndrome, and a detailed explanation of what such a diagnosis means for the child and his.

Choosing Naia is a powerful and important book.” —Michael Bérubé, author of Life As We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child “Choosing Naia is an accurate and courageous book, a chronicle with a joyous outcome.

For all readers it will enhance. Choosing Naia | A dramatic and carefully detailed account of one family's journey through the maze of genetic counseling, medical technology, and disability rights; destined to become required reading for anyone touched by any of these issues.

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For all readers it will enhance 4/5(1).choosing naia. Halfway through their first pregnancy, Greg and Tierney Fairchild hear the news all expectant parents dread: their baby isn’t perfect. A routine ultrasound reveals that the fetus Tierney carries has a major heart defect.

Making matters worse, the nature of the defect leads doctors to suspect it might be a symptom of Down syndrome.