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Mothering served as a narrative backbone that supported a meaningful, well developed life in some teenage mothers

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  • For correspondence: Dr L SmithBattle, School of Nursing, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA. smithli{at}

  • Source of funding: American Nurses Foundation.