MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 2018 May/Jun;43(3):126-132
Jennie Gunn is a Professor, University of South Alabama, College of Nursing, Mobile, AL. The author can be reached via e-mail at Carroll Gunn Huebner is the Writing Center Coordinator for Online Services, Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS. Kristen McCoy is a Nurse Practitioner, GI Associates and Endoscopy Clinic, and Hospitalist, Baptist Hospital, Madison, MS.
Purpose: To explore the lived experience of women over the age of 21 who lost their mothers before the age of 18.
Methods: Using qualitative methodology, motherless child-adult women were gathered through emails, word of mouth, and snowballing techniques. Interviews were conducted at the convenience of the women. Read More