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can somebody who has successfully completed intensive treatment for bpd and has excellent insight raise children without causing psychological damage?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Certainly: Insight is quite helpful, often seeking support and guidance are the optimal choices, if in doubt ask for advise and support. Knowing the need for that is 1/2 the battle. Insight is not always enough to change behavior. Best Wishes
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Premature lung ds: There is an abbreviation BPD which is used to describe a chronic lung condition typically among premature infants.

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