Handle with care

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Atria Books, 2009 - Fiction - 959 pages
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Charlotte O'Keefe's beautiful, much-longed-for, adored daughter Willow is born with osteogenesis imperfecta - a very severe form of brittle bone disease. If she slips on a crisp packet she could break both her legs, and spend six months in a half body cast. After years of caring for Willow, her family faces financial disaster. Then Charlotte is offered a lifeline. She could sue her obsetrician for wrongful birth - for not having diagnosed Willow's condition early enough in the pregnancy to be able to abort the child. The payout could secure Willow's future. But to get it would mean Charlotte suing her best friend. And standing up in court to declare that if she would have preferred that Willow had never been born.

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User Review  - micahmom2002 - LibraryThing

first book I've read in a long time that I did not want to put down and couldnt wait to get back to. It covers a family with a child with OI a disorder that affects the bones. before she was even born ... Read full review

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User Review  - JudithDCollins - LibraryThing

Great author! Have read all her books.... As the family struggles to make ends meet to cover Willow’s medical expenses, Charlotte thinks she has found an answer. If she files a wrongful birth lawsuit ... Read full review

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